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Station Schedules

December 28, 2014
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12:00 am

The Newsroom

The world’s Newsroom brings you global events as they happen.
12:30 am

Health Check

This program looks at discoveries and solutions in health care, tackles issues on conditions where there are no easy answers, and examines the choices to be made by individuals or organizations trying to deliver a healthier world.
1:00 am

Weekend

Latest national and international news, with reports from BBC correspondents worldwide.
3:30 am

In The Balance

Lesley Curwen and Justin Rowlatt get behind the headlines to find out what's really going on in this changing global economy.
4:00 am

From Our Own Correspondent

Each week, From Our Own Correspondent asks BBC reporters around the world to give a personal perspective on news events in their area. It's a program that combines expert analysis with insight and anecdote from an informed, personal point of view.
4:30 am

Global Business

This weekly business program for a general audience reports on major business and workplace issues, emerging trends, and significant personalities in global business, from many different countries and cultures around the world.
5:00 am

Innovation Hub: Unwrapping The Future

Forget apps to help you with last-minute shopping. This season, we look at how innovations are reshaping our holidays — altering approaches to travel, family gatherings, food, and more. Guests include: Nancy Koehn, historian at Harvard Business School; John Kasarda, professor at the...
6:00 am

On Being with Krista Tippett

On Being With Krista Tippett  is public radio's conversation about religion, meaning, ethics, and ideas.
7:00 am

Marketplace

Kai Ryssdal hosts this award-winning, daily magazine on business and economics news "for the rest of us."
8:00 am

Weekend Edition Sunday

This program has covered newsmakers and artists, scientists and politicians, music makers of all kinds, writers, thinkers, theologians and all manner of news events since 1987.
10:00 am

Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!

Peter Sagal hosts this weekly news quiz show. Each week you can test your knowledge against some of the best and brightest in the news and entertainment world while figuring out what's real news and what's made up.
11:00 am

TED Radio Hour

TED Radio Hour, a new program from NPR and TED, is a journey through fascinating ideas, astonishing inventions, and new ways to think and create.
12:00 pm

Radiolab

Radiolab is a show where sound illuminates ideas, and the boundaries between science, philosophy and human experience are blurred.
1:00 pm

Snap Judgment

Snap Judgment is a themed, weekly NPR storytelling show. We focus on presenting compelling personal stories - mixing tall tales with killer beats to produce cinematic, dramatic radio.
2:00 pm

BackStory

BackStory is a public radio program that brings historical perspective to the events happening around us today.
3:00 pm

On The Media

This compelling show examines the impact the media has on our lives.
4:00 pm

Interfaith Voices

Host Maureen Fiedler provides engaging and informative discussion on the key public issues of our day through the lenses of many different faith perspectives.
5:00 pm

All Things Considered

For two hours every weekday, All Things Considered hosts Robert Siegel, Audie Cornish and Melissa Block present the program's trademark mix of news, interviews, commentaries, reviews and offbeat features.
6:00 pm

Breaking Ground

Nearly 2 million children have parents currently serving in the military, and that number doubles when you include the children of veterans post 9/11. They've had to say goodbye to their parents multiple times during what has been the largest sustained deployment in the history of our all-volunteer...
7:00 pm

The Big Broadcast

Legendary radio personality Ed Walker offers listeners priceless recordings of popular radio programs from the '30s, '40s and '50s.
11:00 pm

Bullseye

Bullseye is a public radio show about things that are awesome. Each week on the show, host Jesse Thorn hosts in-depth discussions with personalities from the world of entertainment and the arts.
12:00 am

The Dick Spottswood Show

Dick Spottswood highlights the many facets of folk culture in the United States on his two hour show.
2:00 am

Bluegrass Breakdown

Dave Higgs brings listeners an emotionally charged, heartrending, paint-peeling, splinter-kicking one hour bluegrass show.
3:00 am

Music From Foggy Hollow

Every week Mike Kear broadcasts his show, Music From Foggy Hollow, on Sydney's Hawkesbury Radio and then packages it up and ships it to us.
6:00 am

Stained Glass Bluegrass

Host Gary Henderson presents your favorite bluegrass gospel numbers in the professional and dignified manner they deserve.
10:00 am

Bluegrass Review

Hosted by Phil Nusbaum, the Bluegrass Review presents bluegrass in an engaging, entertaining and informative package.
11:00 am

Bluegrass Signal

Produced in Oakland, Cal., Peter Thompson brings you an hour-long themed show filled with classic as well as recent bluegrass releases, background information and lots of music from the "left coast."
12:00 pm

Bluegrass Breakdown

Dave Higgs brings listeners an emotionally charged, heartrending, paint-peeling, splinter-kicking one hour bluegrass show.
1:00 pm

A Prairie Home Companion

The only live music and variety show aired nationwide today.
3:00 pm

The Dick Spottswood Show

Dick Spottswood highlights the many facets of folk culture in the United States on his two hour show.
7:00 pm

Home Town Special

Hometown Special focuses on music from the late 1940s through to the early 1960s including everything from blues to bluegrass as well as R&B, vocal groups, country, rockabilly, gospel quartets and more. Whatever it takes to trace songs, performers, and record companies backwards and forwards through this dynamic period in American musical history.
9:00 pm

American Routes

Produced in New Orleans, American Routes explores the shared stylistic and cultural threads of our nation's music and how they are distinguished, including 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.
11:00 pm

Editor's Picks

Each week, WAMU's Bluegrass Country brings you exciting and diverse programs that highlight a particular artist or aspect of bluegrass.
6:00 am

The Big Broadcast

Legendary radio personality Ed Walker offers listeners priceless recordings of popular radio programs from the '30s, '40s and '50s.
10:00 am

Bullseye

Bullseye is a public radio show about things that are awesome. Each week on the show, host Jesse Thorn hosts in-depth discussions with personalities from the world of entertainment and the arts.
11:00 am

Big Picture Science

In one hour, Big Picture Science connects ideas about the origins, the behavior, and the future of life – and technology – on Earth in surprising and playful ways. 
12:00 pm

To The Best Of Our Knowledge

"To the Best of Our Knowledge" is a program that cracks open the world and the ideas that fuel its engine.
1:00 pm

Radiolab

Radiolab is a show where sound illuminates ideas, and the boundaries between science, philosophy and human experience are blurred.
2:00 pm

Le Show

Produced at KCRW in Los Angeles, Le Show is a weekly, hour-long romp through the worlds of media, politics, sports and show business, leavened with an eclectic mix of mysterious music and hosted by Harry Shearer.
3:00 pm

The Tavis Smiley Show

The Tavis Smiley Show is a high-energy exchange of views, information, and insight hosted by Tavis Smiley.
4:00 pm

Coastal Connection

Coastal Connection is a weekly public affairs program on 88.3 Ocean City.
5:00 pm

Whad'ya Know?

Michael Feldman hosts this comedy/quiz/interview program.
6:00 pm

The Dinner Party Download

Portlandia duo Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen open up about hot-tubs, underwear, and weddings. Music multi-hyphenate Pharrell Williams explains his 'exotic rainbow' of 'Happy'ness.
7:00 pm

With Good Reason

With Good Reason features in-depth interviews with leading scholars from Virgina's public universities about topics from the expanding universe to winemaking, and everything else in between.
7:30 pm

Discovery

Each week, Discovery takes an in-depth look at the most significant ideas, discoveries and trends in science, from the smallest microbe to the furthest corner of space.
9:00 pm

XPoNential Radio

With a unique mix of emerging and heritage contemporary musicians, XPoNential serves up an eclectic blend of blues, rock, world, folk, and alternative country.
12:00 am

The Newsroom

The world’s Newsroom brings you global events as they happen.
12:30 am

Health Check

This program looks at discoveries and solutions in health care, tackles issues on conditions where there are no easy answers, and examines the choices to be made by individuals or organizations trying to deliver a healthier world.
1:00 am

Weekend

Latest national and international news, with reports from BBC correspondents worldwide.
3:30 am

In The Balance

Lesley Curwen and Justin Rowlatt get behind the headlines to find out what's really going on in this changing global economy.
4:00 am

From Our Own Correspondent

Each week, From Our Own Correspondent asks BBC reporters around the world to give a personal perspective on news events in their area. It's a program that combines expert analysis with insight and anecdote from an informed, personal point of view.
4:30 am

Global Business

This weekly business program for a general audience reports on major business and workplace issues, emerging trends, and significant personalities in global business, from many different countries and cultures around the world.
5:00 am

Innovation Hub: Unwrapping The Future

Forget apps to help you with last-minute shopping. This season, we look at how innovations are reshaping our holidays — altering approaches to travel, family gatherings, food, and more. Guests include: Nancy Koehn, historian at Harvard Business School; John Kasarda, professor at the...
6:00 am

On Being with Krista Tippett

On Being With Krista Tippett  is public radio's conversation about religion, meaning, ethics, and ideas.
7:00 am

Marketplace

Kai Ryssdal hosts this award-winning, daily magazine on business and economics news "for the rest of us."
8:00 am

Weekend Edition Sunday

This program has covered newsmakers and artists, scientists and politicians, music makers of all kinds, writers, thinkers, theologians and all manner of news events since 1987.
10:00 am

Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!

Peter Sagal hosts this weekly news quiz show. Each week you can test your knowledge against some of the best and brightest in the news and entertainment world while figuring out what's real news and what's made up.
11:00 am

TED Radio Hour

TED Radio Hour, a new program from NPR and TED, is a journey through fascinating ideas, astonishing inventions, and new ways to think and create.
12:00 pm

Radiolab

Radiolab is a show where sound illuminates ideas, and the boundaries between science, philosophy and human experience are blurred.
1:00 pm

Snap Judgment

Snap Judgment is a themed, weekly NPR storytelling show. We focus on presenting compelling personal stories - mixing tall tales with killer beats to produce cinematic, dramatic radio.
2:00 pm

BackStory

BackStory is a public radio program that brings historical perspective to the events happening around us today.
3:00 pm

On The Media

This compelling show examines the impact the media has on our lives.
4:00 pm

Interfaith Voices

Host Maureen Fiedler provides engaging and informative discussion on the key public issues of our day through the lenses of many different faith perspectives.
5:00 pm

All Things Considered

For two hours every weekday, All Things Considered hosts Robert Siegel, Audie Cornish and Melissa Block present the program's trademark mix of news, interviews, commentaries, reviews and offbeat features.
6:00 pm

America's Test Kitchen Holiday Special

This time on America's Test Kitchen, we talk to some of our favorite guests about their happiest holiday memories. We'll be tasting wine with expert Stephen Meuse, and we'll find out what's hot and what's not in the world of kitchen gadgets. We'll travel back in time to discover the origins...
7:00 pm

The Big Broadcast

Legendary radio personality Ed Walker offers listeners priceless recordings of popular radio programs from the '30s, '40s and '50s.
11:00 pm

Bullseye

Bullseye is a public radio show about things that are awesome. Each week on the show, host Jesse Thorn hosts in-depth discussions with personalities from the world of entertainment and the arts.