Programs A-Z

  • Live every Saturday night from 6—8 p.m., A Prairie Home Companion features comedy sketches and music with host Chris Thile APM.

      

  • 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 Susan Kaplan, for breaking news mixed with compelling analysis,...

  • Alternative Radio is a weekly one-hour progressive radio show syndicated on more than 150 stations in the U.S. and beyond. Hosted by David Barsamian.

      

  • 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...

  • BBC Newshour presents news and analysis from around the globe of the day’s top stories, helping you make sense of a rapidly changing world. Offering concise insight into key events of international interest, Newshour is packed with bulletins,...

  • BBC World Service is the world’s leading international broadcaster providing programs and content for radio, television, online and mobile phones in English and 31 other languages. Hundreds of reporters and specialist correspondents bring...

  • Renowned performances of classical music from around the world. Hosted by Peter Van De Graaff. See playlists below. 

  • A wide selection of the most appealing classical music from every era, with special emphasis on new releases and music of timely interest. Tune in for Classical Music weekdays with Walter Carroll and

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Here & Now brings you the news that breaks after Morning Edition, and before All Things Considered. Produced at WBUR in Boston, and hosted by Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson, Here & Now combines the best in news journalism with...

  • A national call-in show lasting only for the first 100 days of the new Trump administration that features a different host and focus each night, bringing listeners across every divide together to weigh in and participate in lively, candid, and...

  • NEPR presents Invisibilia, a special series from NPR that explores the hidden forces that shape human behavior. From NPR, Invisibilia (Latin for invisible things) is about the invisible forces that control human behavior – ideas, beliefs,...

  • Welcome to Jazz à la Mode, which airs weeknights between 8-11 p.m. on 88.5FM. Hosted by Tom Reney since 1984, Jazz à la Mode draws on the rich and varied traditions of jazz from the 1920’s to...

  • Dedicated to the proposition that variety is the spice of life, Jazz Safari strives to foster a new appreciation of jazz, while also exploring its musical cousins of the African diaspora. Host Kari Njiiri...

  • 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 Hinojosa combines high-quality news, cultural and public affairs journalism with...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Media Lab, the podcast series, is the work of young journalists from New England Public Radio -- experience a snapshot of their world. NEPR's Media Lab is youth initiative that provides training to high school age students to learn all facets...

  • 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...

  • Moth storytellers stand alone, under a spotlight, with only a microphone and a roomful of strangers. The storyteller and the audience embark on a high-wire act of shared experience which is both terrifying and exhilarating. The Moth Radio Hour...

  • NEXT is a weekly show exploring the rapid changes in New England, one of the oldest parts of the nation. Host John Dankosky and reporters from public radio stations around New England explore stories that connect six small states that share a...

  • On Being engages listeners across the spectrum of belief and non-belief in conversation about life’s deepest questions. From autism to the ethics of torture, Krista Tippett and her guests reach beyond the headlines to probe faith and meaning,...

  • NPR’s On Point covers everything from breaking news to ancient poetry, with newsmakers, thinkers, journalists, artists, scientists and ordinary citizens from around the world. Hosted by Tom Ashbrook, and produced at WBUR in Boston.

  • Hosted by veteran journalists Brooke Gladstone and Bob Garfield, NPR’s On The Media decodes what we hear, read, and see in the media every day, and arms us with critical tools necessary to survive the information age. With compelling reporting...

  • 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...

  • Radiolab believes your ears are a portal to another world. Where sound illuminates ideas, and the boundaries blur between science, philosophy, and human experience. Big questions are investigated, tinkered with, and encouraged to grow. Bring...

  • New England Public Radio presents Saturday Opera throughout year from the country’s top opera houses, including the Metropolitan Opera, LA Opera, San Francisco Opera and the Houston Opera. 

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  • “A game of bluff and bluster, words and whimsy.” Two teams vie each week to stump each other with their knowledge and some wild definitions. Hosted by Richard Sher.

  • Each week, Science Friday focuses on science topics that are in the news and tries to bring an educated, balanced discussion to bear on the scientific issues at hand. Panels of expert guests join Science Friday’s host, Ira Flatow, a veteran...

  • Selected Shorts: A Celebration of the Short Story features readings of classic and new short fiction, recorded live at New York’s Symphony Space. Produced for radio by Symphony Space and WNYC Radio.

  • Hosted by Glynn Washington, winner of PRX’s Public Radio Talent Quest, Snap Judgment highlights compelling people from across the globe with one commonality: they put everything on the line. As Washington explains: “It’s the Robert Frost thing:...

  • Speakers Forum features lectures from the Commonwealth Club and City Arts and Lectures, among others.

  • Studio 360 from PRI and WNYC explores art’s creative influence and transformative power in everyday life. Each week, host Kurt Andersen introduces you to the people who are creating and shaping our culture.

  • 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...

  • TED Radio Hour is a journey through fascinating ideas, astonishing inventions and new ways to think and create. Each episode includes excerpts from the renowned TED stage where some of the world’s deepest thinkers and innovators are invited to...

  • 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...

  • The Splendid Table is a culinary, culture and lifestyle program that celebrates food and its ability to touch the lives and feed the souls of everyone. Each week, host Lynne Rossetto Kasper leads listeners on a journey of the senses and hosts...

  • The Takeaway relies on the contibutions of listeners across the country to deliver the perspectives and analysis you need to understand the day’s news. Host John Hockenberry convenes conversations with both newsmakers and diverse voices, and...

  • The Tavis Smiley Show is a high-energy exchange on political, cultural and global concerns with special relevance to communities of color. Each edition features host Tavis Smiley along with thought-provoking guests and regular commentators....

  • A collaboration of BBC World Service, PRI and WGBH Boston, The World brings one-of-a-kind international stories home to America. Host Marco Werman guides listeners through the major issues and stories of the day, clarifying critical links...

  • 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.

  • To the Best of Our Knowledge satisfies listeners’ hunger for new ideas. Host Jim Fleming is supported on-air by award-winning journalists Steve Paulson and Anne Strainchamps. The three invite listeners to consider often-unexpected points of...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Writer’s Voice, hosted by western Massachusetts resident, writer, and reporter, Francesca Rheannon, features author interviews and readings, as well as news, commentary and tips related to writing and publishing.