Station Schedules | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

Station Schedules

As of February 14, 2015, WAMU 88.5 no longer offers Intersection HD-3, and 88.3 Ocean City broadcasts the same program schedule as 88.5.

March 5, 2015
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12:00 am

Newsday

Live from London and Singapore, the latest international news from the BBC.
1:00 am

Outlook

Outlook with host Matthew Bannister is a daily half-hour human-interest current affairs program about individuals and their extraordinary stories.
2:00 am

The Thought Show

The Thought Show explores the numbers behind the news, reveals the true story about what's making a buzz on social media and offers a compact guide to the way we live.
3:00 am

Newsday

Live from London and Singapore, the latest international news from the BBC.
3:30 am

The Documentary

The BBC presents various radio documentaries on a wide variety of topics.
4:00 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.
4:30 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.
4:30 am

Business Daily

With a broader agenda than World Business Report, Business Daily brings more context to the big stories in business and economics. It includes interviews with newsmakers, key global players, and those at the cutting edge of new ideas, plus topics such as technology and innovation, business ethics, the environment and management.
4:50 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.
5:00 am

Morning Edition

Renée Montagne and Steve Inskeep host NPR's morning news magazine.
5:50 am

Marketplace Morning Report

Morning business news from American Public Media.
6:00 am

Morning Edition

Renée Montagne and Steve Inskeep host NPR's morning news magazine.
6:45 am

The Writer's Almanac

Garrison Keillor recounts the highlights of the day in history and reads a short poem or two.
6:50 am

Morning Edition

Renée Montagne and Steve Inskeep host NPR's morning news magazine.
7:51 am

Marketplace Morning Report

Morning business news from American Public Media.
8:00 am

Morning Edition

Renée Montagne and Steve Inskeep host NPR's morning news magazine.
9:00 am

BBC Newshour

Interviews, news and analysis of the day's global events.
10:00 am

The Diane Rehm Show

For more than 25 years, The Diane Rehm Show has offered listeners thoughtful and lively conversations on an array of topics with many of the most distinguished people of our times. The Friday edition includes Diane's two-hour "News Round-up."
12:00 pm

The Kojo Nnamdi Show

Kojo Nnamdi's live two-hour magazine program highlights news, political issues, and social trends of the day. The Friday edition of the show includes "Politics Hour."
2:00 pm

Fresh Air from WHYY

Host Terry Gross opens the window on contemporary arts and issues with guests from worlds as diverse as literature and economics.
3:00 pm

Here And Now

NPR, WBUR, Boston and public radio stations across the country are joining forces to bring listeners news and analysis in midday with Here & Now. Here & Now offers a distinctive mix of hard news and rich conversation featuring interesting players from across the spectrum of arts and culture...
4:00 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

Marketplace

Kai Ryssdal hosts this award-winning, daily magazine on business and economics news "for the rest of us."
6:30 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.
8:00 pm

The World

Host Marco Werman take an in-depth look at the international news agenda and the issues behind the headlines from BBC correspondents across the world.
9:00 pm

On Point

A hybrid of a talk program and a news-magazine, On Point puts each day's news into context and provides a lively forum for discussion and debate.
10:00 pm

Q

"Q" is an energetic daily arts, culture and entertainment magazine that takes you on a smart and surprising ride, interviewing personalities and tackling the cultural issues that matter.
11:00 pm

As It Happens

This informative and irreverent current affairs program calls and interviews newsmakers.
1:00 am

The Katy Daley Show

Katy brings more than 25 years of radio experience to celebrate the music through interviews and features such as Musician's Tips and Gems of Bluegrass.
3:00 am

The Lee Michael Demsey Show

Lee has hosted bluegrass programs on WAMU 88.5's airwaves for over 25 years. He continues his tradition of spinning contemporary bluegrass for you, live in the studio, each weekday. His Saturday program focuses on the great singer/songwriters in bluegrass and acoustic music.
7:00 am

The Katy Daley Show

Katy brings more than 25 years of radio experience to celebrate the music through interviews and features such as Musician's Tips and Gems of Bluegrass.
10:00 am

Bluegrass Breakdown

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

The Andy Ridenour Show

Thursdays at noon veteran broadcaster Andy Ridenour presents three hours of bluegrass, country, and American roots music.
3:00 pm

The Lee Michael Demsey Show

Lee has hosted bluegrass programs on WAMU 88.5's airwaves for over 25 years. He continues his tradition of spinning contemporary bluegrass for you, live in the studio, each weekday. His Saturday program focuses on the great singer/songwriters in bluegrass and acoustic music.
7:00 pm

Americana Breakdown

Americana Breakdown offers music for people who like country music and plenty for those who don’t. Based in Cleveland, Ohio, host Art Hanson plays a mix of bluegrass, country, country rock and Americana.
10:00 pm

Vintage Programming

Archivist John Tanner presents gems from WAMU’s past, from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. weeknights. Revisit old friends and hear shows from Ray Davis, Fred Bartenstein and Dick Spottswood while learning musical history from these legendary broadcasters. Monday: Ray Davis Tuesday: Dick Spottswood...