Wait, Wait Don't Tell Me! : About

Airs Saturdays at 11am on 93.9 FM and AM 820, and Sundays at 4pm on 93.9 FM

From the makers of Car Talk its Wait, Wait… Don't Tell Me! The NPR News Quiz, a fast-paced, fresh and funny look at current affairs and the week's events. Host Peter Sagal leads a group of guest panelists, NPR personalities and listeners through a series of games designed to test their knowledge of the week's news and their wit. NPR's renowned morning news reader, Carl Kasell, serves as judge and scorekeeper and the listeners play for the most coveted prize in public radio: Carl's voice on their home answering machines!

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Latest Stories from Wait, Wait Don't Tell Me!

Carol Burnett

Saturday, October 10 2015 10:00 PM

Comedian Carol Burnett joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, Amy Dickinson, and P.J. O'Rourke.

John U. Bacon

Saturday, October 03 2015 10:00 PM

John U. Bacon, sportswriter, joins us along with panelists Roxanne Roberts, Alonzo Bodden, and Roy Blount, Jr.


Saturday, September 26 2015 10:00 PM

Singer-songwriter Jewel joins us, along with panelists Luke Burbank, Tom Bodett, and Iliza Schlesinger.

Tom Ricketts

Saturday, September 19 2015 10:00 PM

Tom Ricketts, owner of the Chicago Cubs, joins us along with panelists Peter Grosz, Amy Dickinson, and Adam Burke.

Frank Oz

Saturday, September 12 2015 10:00 PM

Frank Oz, a founder of the Muppets, joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, Roxanne Roberts, and Faith Salie.

Edward Lee

Saturday, September 05 2015 10:00 PM

Chef Edward Lee joins us along with panelists Adam Felber, Amy Dickinson, and Tom Bodett.

Best of Not My Job: The Teen Beat Edition

Saturday, August 29 2015 10:00 PM

It's the Best of Not My Job with teen heart-throbs Daniel Radcliffe, Brooke Shields, Rob Lowe, Molly Ringwald, and Lance Bass.

The Science Show

Saturday, August 22 2015 10:00 PM

It's the Best of Not My Job based on the scientific principles of energy, space, rhymes, fashion, and spying, featuring Robert Baer, Sunita Williams, Simon Doonan, and Ernest Moniz. In addition, Paula Poundstone questions the scientific method.

BONUS: Ari Shapiro reviews "King Lear with Sheep"

Wednesday, August 19 2015 05:00 PM

On this week's bonus episode, NPR's own Ari Shapiro risks overdosing on adorable in order to bring us his review of the fabled King Lear with Sheep.

Dwight Yoakam

Saturday, August 15 2015 10:00 PM

Dwight Yoakam, singer-songwriter, joins us along with panelists Paula Poundstone, Charlie Pierce, and Roy Blount Jr.