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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!

NPR: 08-23-2014 Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!

Saturday, August 23 2014 09:03 PM

Stories: 1) The Animal Kingdom 2) Lizards 3) Veterinarian Kevin Fitzgerald Plays Not My Job 4) Bluff the Listener 5) 'ZooKeeper Rick' Plays Not My Job

NPR: 08-18-2014 Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!

Monday, August 18 2014 06:22 PM

Stories: 1) Professional Pickpocket Apollo Robbins Plays Not My Job 2) Not My Job: Mavis Staples Gets Quizzed On Office Supples 3) Not My Job: Three Headless Chicken Questions For Alice Cooper 4) Google Chairman Eric Schmidt Plays Not My Job 5) Not My Job: Project Runway's Tim Gunn Gets Quizzed On Terrible Fashion

NPR: 08-09-2014 Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!

Saturday, August 09 2014 09:03 PM

Stories: 1) Jim Bouton Plays Not My Job 2) Randy Sprecher Plays Not My Job 3) Gillian Flynn Plays Not My Job 4) John Waters Plays Not My Job 5) Roseanne Cash Plays Not My Job

NPR: 08-02-2014 Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!

Saturday, August 02 2014 09:03 PM

Stories: 1) Who's Bill This Time 2) Panel Round One 3) Bluff The Listener 4) Not My Job: We Quiz Novelist Amy Tan On Tanning Techniques 5) Panel Round Two 6) Limericks 7) Lightning Fill In The Blank 8) Prediction

NPR: 07-26-2014 Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!

Saturday, July 26 2014 09:03 PM

Stories: 1) Good News 2) Panel Round One 3) Bluff The Listener 4) Not My Job: We Ask A San Francisco Drag Queen About Queens, N.Y. 5) Panel Round Two 6) Limericks 7) Lightning Fill In The Blank 8) Prediction

NPR: 07-19-2014 Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!

Saturday, July 19 2014 09:03 PM

Stories: 1) Who's Bill This Time 2) Panel Round One 3) Bluff The Listener 4) Not My Job: French Laundry Chef Thomas Keller Gets Quizzed On Actual Laundry 5) Panel Round Two 6) Limericks 7) Lightning Fill In The Blank 8) Prediction

NPR: 07-12-2014 Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!

Saturday, July 12 2014 09:03 PM

Stories: 1) Who's Bill This Time 2) Panel Round One 3) Bluff The Listener 4) Not My Job: Skier Mikaela Shiffrin Gets Quizzed On Downhill Cheese Races 5) Panel Round Two 6) Limericks 7) Lightning Fill In The Blank 8) Prediction

NPR: 07-05-2014 Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!

Saturday, July 05 2014 09:03 PM

Stories: 1) The Amazing Carl 2) Not My Job: We Ask Football And Old Spice Star Terry Crews About Cruises 3) At Our Worst 4) Guess The Newsmaker 5) Actor Tony Shalhoub Takes A Quiz About Nuns 6) Bluff The Listener 7) Not My Job: Poet Billy Collins Takes A Quiz About Phil Collins

NPR: 06-28-2014 Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!

Saturday, June 28 2014 09:03 PM

Stories: 1) Who's Bill This Time 2) Panel Round One 3) Bluff The Listener 4) Not My Job: Scarlett Johansson Gets Quizzed On Captain Scarlet 5) Panel Round Two 6) Limericks 7) Lightning Fill In The Blank 8) Prediction

NPR: 06-21-2014 Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!

Saturday, June 21 2014 09:03 PM

Stories: 1) Who's Bill This Time 2) Panel Round One 3) Bluff The Listener 4) Not My Job: We Quiz A Member Of The '7 Up' Series About The Number 8 5) Panel Round Two 6) Limericks 7) Lightning Fill In The Blank 8) Prediction