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  • 12:00 AM
    New Sounds
  • On a Large Scale
    On this New Sounds show, hear large-scale works, including a chamber poem by Dylan Mattingly depicting Amelia Earhart’s final flight, a jazz/flamenco suite by Alexis Cuadrado & more.
  • 01:00 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.

  • 06:00 AM
    The Splendid Table
  • Public radio’s classic show about food and the people who eat it. Lynne Rosetto Kasper brings you recipes, cooking tips and in-depth stories about where our food comes from.
  • 07:00 AM
    On Being
  •  Conversations about spirituality, science and the spaces in between. Host Krista Tippett explores the questions at the center of human life.

  • 08:00 AM
    Weekend Edition Sunday
  • NPR’s Rachel Martin interviews top newsmakers in politics, science, and the arts, and Will Shortz brings you the beloved weekend puzzle.

  • 10:00 AM
    On The Media
  • Sanity on Ebola, Money and Midterms, & #GamerGate
    A Breaking News Consumer's Handbook: Infectious Disease Edition, "dark money" in midterm elections, and demystifying #GamerGate. 
  • 11:00 AM
    Studio 360
  • Juliette Binoche, Mark Mothersbaugh, & Composing a Spookier Haunted House
    Juliette Binoche’s latest movie, Clouds of Sils Maria, is a meta-fictional treat. Devo’s Mark Mothersbaugh gets an art retrospective, and a composer makes haunted houses scarier. 
  • 12:00 PM
    The Jonathan Schwartz Show
  • A master of the Great American Songbook, Jonathan guides listeners through decades of tunes, drawing from his encyclopedic knowledge of music and friendships with the likes of Frank Sinatra and Stephen Sondheim. 

  • 04:00 PM
    Wait, Wait Don't Tell Me!
  • The NPR news quiz where the panelists are funny, the limericks are lyrical and you get to shout answers at your radio. Hosted by Peter Sagal.

  • 05:00 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.

  • 06:00 PM
    TED Radio Hour
  • All the bold ideas, inventions and perspectives of the beloved TED Talks conference and video series, plus special follow-up interviews with the people behind them.

  • 07:00 PM
    This American Life
  • Themed, offbeat, (mostly) true stories that shed new light on the extraordinary side of everyday life. Host Ira Glass and a regular cast of personalities, including David Sedaris, Sarah Vowell and Mike Birbiglia, bring the best of nonfiction storytelling to the radio.

  • 08:00 PM
    Spinning on Air
  • Vashti Bunyan's Disarmingly Lovely "Heartleap"
    Vashti Bunyan has released "Heartleap," her third album since 1970. Hear her talk with David Garland, plus highlights from the new album and performances recorded for Spinning On Air.
  • 09:00 PM
  • Jesse Thorn cuts through the weeds of pop culture, with irreverent comedy, in-depth interviews and a keen eye for what’s worth knowing about.

  • 10:00 PM
    Selected Shorts
  • Selected Shorts: Writers on the Art of Writing
    Molly Giles, Etgar Keret, Joan Didion and TC Boyle on the art of writing.
  • 11:00 PM
    New Sounds
  • "Underground" Music
    Listen to music made in or about the underground – catacombs, cisterns, cellars- on this New Sounds. Hear works by Ken Field, Paul Dresher, and Q2 Music's own Hannis Brown.