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Daily Schedule

As of December 1, you'll hear a new weeknight line-up on WNYC-FM. Learn about these schedule changes here.

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  • 12:00 AM
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • The Fertility Industry; Ayad Akhtar's American Dervish; Uncovering J. K. Rowling; the Rise of China

    Miriam Zoll talks about trying to get pregnant at 40 and her experience navigating the multi-billion-dollar fertility industry. Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Ayad Akhtar joins us for July’s Leonard Lopate Show Book Club! Wall St. Journal language columnist Ben Zimmer explains how linguists figured out that J.K. Rowling published a crime novel under a pseudonym. And Orville Schell and John Delury talk about the people behind China’s extraordinary transformation over the last 150 years.

  • 02:00 AM
    BBC World Service
  • The world’s largest and oldest public broadcaster delivers on-the-ground reporting and in-depth analysis from every corner of the globe.

  • 05:00 AM
    Morning Edition
  • You know what that smooth jazz riff means: it’s your morning companion from NPR and the WNYC Newsroom, with world news, local features, and weather updates. Don’t start your day without it.

  • 09:00 AM
    BBC World Service
  • The world’s largest and oldest public broadcaster delivers on-the-ground reporting and in-depth analysis from every corner of the globe.

  • 10:00 AM
    The Brian Lehrer Show
  • Weiner Voters; Race and Age; Economic Mobility

    McDonald’s released a sample living expenses budget for its low-wage workers. We’ll take your calls on how you live or have lived with a minimum wage income, and hear advice from Deyanira Del Rio of the New Economy Project (formerly NEDAP). Then, the details of a study on economic mobility in the United States. Plus: Democratic mayoral hopeful Bill Thompson on the race; and an hour of open phones – this week on race in America.

    → Online Forum: Did Bloomberg Make Us Richer?

  • 12:00 PM
    The Leonard Lopate Show
  • Advice for Teachers; NYPL Pres. Anthony Marx; "Buyer & Cellar"; the Future of Fishing

    Veteran teacher Rafe Esquith shares what he’s learned and offers advice for rookie teachers and tenured faculty alike. New York Public Library President Anthony Marx talks about the library’s renovation project and the controversy it’s created. Playwright Jonathan Tolins and star Michael Urie on the off-Broadway play, “Buyer and Cellar.” And we’ll look at what’s happened to the Sea of Cortez when its fish population declined—it took the area’s economy down with it.

  • 02:00 PM
    Fresh Air
  • The Peabody Award-winning program features Terry Gross’ fearless and insightful interviews with big names in pop culture, politics and the arts.

  • 03:00 PM
    The Takeaway
  • A New 21st Century Cold War? | Internet Policing & The Battle for Porn in the U.K. | Braving Violence for the Sake of Journalism in Somalia

    21st Century Cold War? Tensions Rise Between U.S. and Russia, China | Braving Violence for the Sake of Journalism in Somalia | Internet Policing? Britain Moves to Block Porn Websites | Home Health Care Workers and the Business of Compassion | Senator Ted Coburn on Senate Student Loan Deal | A ...

  • 04:00 PM
    All Things Considered
  • A wrap-up of the day’s news, with features and interviews about the latest developments in New York City and around the world, from NPR and the WNYC newsroom.

  • 06:30 PM
    Marketplace
  • Marketplace is not only about money and business, but about people, local economies and the world — and what it all means to us.

  • 07:00 PM
    All Things Considered
  • A wrap-up of the day’s news, with features and interviews about the latest developments in New York City and around the world, from NPR and the WNYC newsroom.

  • 08:00 PM
    The Moth Radio Hour
  • Humorous, heartbreaking and true stories told live on stage. No script. No props. Just a microphone, a spotlight and room full of strangers.

  • 09:00 PM
    Soundcheck
  • Pioneering Parodist Allan Sherman; Tegan And Sara On 'Missed It Then, Love It Now'; Anna von Hausswolff

    In this episode: Songwriter Allan Sherman rocketed to fame in 1963 with his unlikely hit “Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh” — and then just as suddenly, he disappeared. We discuss the pioneering parodist with Mark Cohen, the author of Overweight Sensation: The Life and Comedy of Allan Sherman.

    Plus: All this week, we're asking for your “Missed It Then, Love It Now” picks. Tell us about the music you didn’t hear when it first came out, but now really love—and why. Pop duo and identical twin sisters Tegan and Sara give us their picks.

    And: Swedish singer and organist Anna von Hausswolff brings her band to the studio to play a haunting, moody set.

    • 10:00 PM
      Q
    • Q is an energetic daily arts and culture program from the CBC. Formerly Q with Jian Ghomeshi. The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) has begun their search the show's next permanent host, and they are interested in hearing your insight, ideas and general feedback in this time of transition. Go here to leave a comment, or tweet at the show with #Qthefuture.

    • 11:00 PM
      New Sounds
    • As the World Drones

      Hear drones from across the world and recent recorded history on this New Sounds. Listen to instrumental melodies over drones, vocal melodies and vocal drones, and sometimes the drone of the Earth.  To that end, there's music from guitarist John Abercrombie, something from the band Ergo, and a piece from Norwegian saxophone player Jan Garbarek accompanied by a wind harp.  All that and more.