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A Prairie Home Companion

NEPR: Saturdays, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Live every Saturday night from 6—8 p.m., A Prairie Home Companion features comedy sketches, music, and Garrison Keillor’s signature monologue, “The News from Lake Wobegon.” From APM.

All Things Considered

NEPR: Weekdays, 4 p.m. – 6:30 p.m., Weekends 5 p.m. – 6 p.m.
NEPR News Network: Weekdays, 4 p.m. – 6:30 p.m., Weekends 5 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Every weekday, join NPR’s Melissa Block, Audie Cornish, Robert Siegel and New England Public Radio’s Newsroom, for breaking news mixed with compelling analysis, insightful commentaries, interviews, and special — sometimes quirky — features. NPR’s Arun Rath hosts a one-hour edition of the program on Saturday and Sunday.

American Routes

NEPR: Sundays, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Produced in New Orleans, American Routes presents a broad range of American music — blues and jazz, gospel and soul, old-time country and rockabilly, Cajun and zydeco, Tejano and Latin, roots rock and pop, avant-garde and classical. Host Nick Spitzer explores the shared musical and cultural threads in these American styles and genres of music — and how they are distinguished. From PRX.



Car Talk

NEPR: Saturdays 11 a.m. – 12 noon
NEPR NEWS NETWORK: Sundays 11 a.m. – 12 noon

For more than two decades, Tom and Ray Magliozzi (aka Click and Clack the Tappet Brothers) have been America’s funniest auto mechanics, and the defining voices of public radio weekends. Mixing automotive first-aid with roadside philosophy, the two sidekick siblings advise listeners on their auto-care issues while delivering a constant stream of gags, pratfalls and unforgettable one-liners. From NPR.

Classical Music Locally Produced

NEPR: Weekdays, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Sundays 10 a.m. – 2p.m.
NEPR broadcasts a wide selection of the most appealing classical music from every era, with special emphasis on new releases and music of timely interest.


NEPR: Sundays, 11 p.m. – 12 midnight
Concierto is a weekly program of classical music presented in Spanish and English. The program is hosted by Frank Dominguez, and features classical music by Latin American and Spanish composers and musicians. Produced by WDAV Classical Public Radio in Davidson, NC.




Fresh Air

NEPR: Weekdays, 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.
NEPR NEWS NETWORK: Monday – Thursday, 2 p.m. – 3p.m.

NPR’s Fresh Air opens the window on contemporary arts and issues with guests from worlds as diverse as literature and economics. The show’s host, veteran public radio interviewer, Terry Gross, is known for her extraordinary ability to engage guests of all dispositions.

From the Top

NEPR: Sundays, 3 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Hosted by acclaimed pianist Christopher O’Riley, each broadcast presents five high-caliber performances along with interviews, sketches and games, revealing the heart and soul behind extraordinary young musicians. Now in its twelfth year on air, From the Top is taped before live audiences in concert halls from Boston to Honolulu. From NPR.





Jazz a la Mode Locally Produced

NEPR: Weekdays, 8 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Hosted by Tom Reney, Jazz à la Mode draws on the rich and varied traditions of jazz from the 1920’s to the present. Whether it’s a great standard by Duke Ellington or George Gershwin, a modern jazz classic by Miles Davis or Sonny Rollins, or the latest from Diana Krall or Wynton Marsalis, Jazz à la Mode has plenty to satisfy your tastes.

Jazz Safari Locally Produced

NEPR: Saturdays, 8 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Dedicated to the proposition that variety is the spice of life, Jazz Safari hopes to foster a new appreciation of jazz, while still exploring other types of music. Hosted by Kari Njiiri.



Latino USA

NEPR: Sundays, 10 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Latino USA, the radio journal of news and culture, is the only nationally distributed English-language radio program produced from a Latino perspective. Host Maria Hinajosa combines high-quality news, cultural and public affairs journalism with compelling sound to bring a rich understanding to a wide spectrum of listeners. From NPR.

Living on Earth

NEPR: Saturdays 6 a.m. – 7 a.m.
Co-hosted by Steve Curwood and Bruce Gellerman, the environmental news program Living on Earth delves into the leading issues affecting the world we inhabit. As the population continues to rise and the management of the earth’s resources becomes even more critical, Living on Earth examines the issues facing our increasingly interdependent world. Fom PRI.



NEPR: Weekdays, 6:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.
NEPR NEWS NETWORK: Weekdays, 6:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Marketplace offers a smart, witty take on the state of the global economy and how it relates to you. “The business show for the rest of us” breaks down the impact of the day’s major national and international stories on your world and your wallet. Hosted by Kai Ryssdal. From APM.

Morning Edition

NEPR: Weekdays, 5 a.m. – 9 a.m.
NEPR NEWS NETWORK: 6 a.m. – 9 a.m.

Morning Edition prepares you for the day ahead with up-to-the-minute news, background analysis, commentary, and coverage of arts, culture and sports. Hosted by NPR’s David Greene, Steve Inskeep, Renee Montagne and New England Public Radio’s Henry Epp, its cast of regulars includes some of the most familiar voices on radio: correspondent Susan Stamberg; commentator Frank Deford; and news analysts Cokie Roberts and Nina Totenberg.



Only A Game

NEPR: Saturdays, 7 a.m. – 8 a.m.
An award-winning weekly sports magazine hosted by veteran NPR commentator Bill Littlefield, Only A Game is radio for the serious sports fan and the steadfast sports avoider. Produced by WBUR in Boston, Only A Game puts sports in perspective with intelligent analysis, insightful interviews, and a keen sense of humor.

Overnight Classical

NEPR: Weekdays 11 p.m. – 5 a.m., Fridays 11 p.m. – 6 a.m., Saturdays 11 p.m. – 6 a.m.
Renowned performances of classical music from around the world. Hosted by Peter Van De Graaff.





Saturday Opera

NEPR: Saturdays beginning at 1 p.m. (start times may vary)
New England Public Radio presents Saturday Opera 52 weeks a year from the country’s top opera houses, including the Metropolitan Opera, LA Opera, San Fransico Opera and the Houston Opera. For details, please visit our music page.

Sunday Baroque

NEPR: Sundays, 6 a.m. – 8 a.m.
Sunday Baroque is a celebration of beloved and appealing music from the baroque era (1600-1750) and the years leading up to it. Some of the greatest hits of the baroque include Antonio Vivaldi’s Four Seasons Concertos, George Frideric Handel’s Music for the Royal Fireworks and Water Music Suites, and Johann Sebastian Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos.


Tertulia Locally Produced

NEPR: Sundays, 8 p.m. – 10 p.m.
On Tertulia a music lover will find Latin Jazz, Boleros, Salsa, Merengue, Nueva Trova, Tango and Folk music from Puerto Rico, Central America, Colombia, the Andean Region and Spain. News pieces in English and Spanish, discussion of topics of importance to the Latino community, and the weekly calendar of events, Página Informativa, are also heard on Tertulia.

This American Life

NEPR: Sundays, 4 p.m. – 5 p.m. (Resumes September 1)
This American Life explores a theme – fiascos, sentencing, conventions, the job that takes over your life – through a playful mix of radio monologues, mini-documentaries, “found tape” and unusual music. Hosted by Ira Glass. From PRI.




Wait, Wait… Don’t Tell Me!

NEPR: Saturdays, noon – 1 p.m.
NEPR NEWS NETWORK: Saturdays, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. and Sundays, noon – 1 p.m.

For a wacky and whip-smart approach to the week’s news and newsmakers, listen no further than NPR’s Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me!, the oddly informative news quiz from NPR. During each fast-paced, irreverent show, host Peter Sagal leads what might be characterized as the news Olympics. Callers, panelists, and guests compete by answering questions about the week’s events, identifying impersonations, filling in the blanks at lightning speed, sniffing out fake news items, and deciphering limericks.

Weekend Edition

NEPR: Saturdays 8 a.m. – 11 a.m., Sundays, 8 a.m. – 10 a.m.
NEPR NEWS NETWORK: Saturdays 8 a.m. – 10 a.m., Sundays, 8 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Whether revealing events in small-town America or overseas, or profiling notable personalities, Weekend Edition appreciates the extraordinary details that make up every story. Weekend Edition covers hard news, a wide variety of newsmakers, and cultural stories with care, accuracy, and a wink of humor, courtesy of NPR hosts Scott Simon and Rachel Martin.