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A Prairie Home Companion

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The only live music and variety show aired nationwide today, A Prairie Home Companion is now in its 34th season of production. Live every Saturday night from 6—8 p.m. ET, A Prairie Home Companion features comedy sketches, music, and Garrison Keillor's signature monologue, "The News from Lake Wobegon."


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