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  • 12:00 AM
  • BBC World Service delivers breaking news and information programming around the world, in English and 28 other language services, on radio, TV and digital.

  • 05:00 AM
  • Keep abreast of political developments and gain insight into how New York State politicians think when you listen in as political scientist Dr. Alan Chartock converses with people in positions of power.

  • 05:30 AM
  • Provocative, up-to-the-minute, alive and witty, KCRW's weekly confrontation over politics, policy and popular culture proves those with impeccable credentials needn't lack personality.

  • 06:00 AM
  • Lizzie O'Leary brings the week’s economic headlines home by looking at those matters with wit and wisdom.

  • 07:00 AM
  • Innovation Hub covers the intersection of technology and innovation. Host Kara Miller talks with today's most creative thinkers -- from authors to researchers and business leaders -- about new avenues in education, science, medicine, transportation, and more.

  • 08:00 AM
  • NPR’s Scott Simon adds the world’s top news and features to your Saturday morning coffee. 

  • 11:00 AM
  • 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.

  • 12:00 PM
  • Part comedy, part musical revue, part pub trivia night. Host and comedian Ophira Eisenberg and musical sidekick Jonathan Coulton run contestants and celebrities through an hour of puzzles, word play and comedic reimaginings of your favorite songs.

  • 01:00 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.

  • 02:00 PM
  • Does your name affect your future? Should tipping be banned? Should you bribe your children? In his weekly podcast, Stephen Dubner of the best-selling Freakonomics books explores the hidden side of everything.

  • 03:00 PM
  • 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.

  • 04:00 PM
  • The Peabody Award-winning show and podcast about creativity, pop culture, the arts and ideas hosted by novelist and journalist (and “Spy” magazine co-founder) Kurt Andersen. Email the show at studio360@wnyc.org.

  • 05:00 PM
  • 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
  • Jad Abumrad and Robert Krulwich host WNYC’s Peabody Award-winning show about curiosity, where sound illuminates ideas, and the boundaries blur between philosophy, science, and human experience.

  • 07:00 PM
  • Humorous, heartbreaking and true stories told live on stage. No script. No props. Just a microphone, a spotlight and room full of strangers.

  • 08:00 PM
  • Smart, witty debate about music and pop culture both high and low with rock critics Greg Kot and Jim DeRogatis.

  • 09:00 PM
  • Public radio’s classic show about food and the people who eat it. Lynne Rosetto Kasper and Francis Lam bring you recipes, cooking tips and in-depth stories about where our food comes from.

  • 10:00 PM
    Specials
  • Truth, Politics and Power: You're Fired
    In this episode, a look at whether or not President Trump's firing of James Comey could amount to obstruction of justice. Plus, a history of relationships between the FBI and presidents.
  • 11:00 PM
  • The Tavis Smiley Show offers a unique blend of news and newsmakers in expanded conversations on topics ranging from presidential power to reparations for slavery, from campaign finance reform to miscegenation in music videos — all with a special focus on black America.