Station Schedules | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

Station Schedules

October 25, 2014
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12:00 am

The Newsroom

The world’s Newsroom brings you global events as they happen.
12:30 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.
1:00 am

Weekend

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

Heart and Soul

This program has thought-provoking and illuminating reflections on a wide range of personal, moral, spiritual, and topical issues.
4:00 am

Outlook

Outlook with host Matthew Bannister is a daily half-hour human-interest current affairs program about individuals and their extraordinary stories.
5:00 am

Coastal Connection

Coastal Connection is a weekly public affairs program on 88.3 Ocean City.
6:00 am

Bob Edwards Weekend

Bob Edwards hosts this interview showcase that highlights the life and work of interesting people, from newsmakers, historians, and authors to artists, actors, and regular folks, too.
7:00 am

Metro Connection

Each week, WAMU 88.5's Metro Connection reaches across D.C., Maryland and Virginia to gather the sounds and stories that capture the current events, culture and personalities driving the Washington region.
8:00 am

Weekend Edition Saturday

Scott Simon hosts NPR's weekend morning newsmagazine.
10:00 am

Car Talk

This irreverent talk show hosted by Tom & Ray Magliozzi is about much more than car maintenance.
11:00 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.
12:00 pm

The Animal House

The Animal House is a weekly discussion that explores the latest in animal science, pet behavior, and wildlife conservation.
1:00 pm

This American Life

Ira Glass hosts this show that features documentary-like stories about everyday life.
2:00 pm

Studio 360

Host Kurt Anderson takes a look at arts and culture.
3:00 pm

The Splendid Table

The Splendid Table is a culinary, culture, and lifestyle one-hour program that celebrates food and its ability to touch the lives and feed the souls of everyone.
4:00 pm

Day 6

A weekly news magazine offering a wrap up of the week's news, pop culture, and entertainment from different 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

A Prairie Home Companion

The only live music and variety show aired nationwide today.
8:00 pm

Hot Jazz Saturday Night

From 8 until 11 p.m., the air is filled with vintage jazz, swing, and big band recordings as host Rob Bamberger spotlights music from the '20s, '30s, and '40s.
11:00 pm

Judy Carmichael's Jazz Inspired

What inspires the people who inspire you? How do creative people create? World-renowned jazz pianist Judy Carmichael explores these questions with her guests every week on her public radio show Judy Carmichael’s Jazz Inspired. Celebrated artists discuss their creative process and how their passion...
12:00 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.
3:00 am

Editor's Picks

Each week, WAMU's Bluegrass Country brings you exciting and diverse programs that highlight a particular artist or aspect of bluegrass.
4:00 am

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.
6:00 am

Open Mic

This Bluegrass Country show features a rotating cast of hosts and themes.
8:00 am

The Gary Henderson Show

Gary Henderson, 1999 IBMA "Broadcast Personality of the Year" and co-founder of Bluegrass Unlimited magazine, has been involved in bluegrass programming at WAMU since 1967.
11:00 am

Stiles Of Bluegrass

Three hours of the best of the more traditional side of bluegrass music. Host Jessica Stiles will dig a little deeper into some of the albums topping the charts and throw a few old favorites into the mix.
6:00 pm

The Thistle and Shamrock

Fiona Ritchie hosts this celtic music program.
7:00 pm

The Well Below The Valley

Join Chris Teskey as he explores the music of the Celts, both traditional and contemporary. It features music from Ireland and the United Kingdom, as well as music from the Celtic Diaspora in North America, England, and Australia.
8:00 pm

RootsWorld Radio

Hosted by Cliff Furnald, RootsWorld Radio takes you on a tour across borders and genres, introducing you to music from far flung places and sometimes from right in your own backyard, wherever you live. It might be jazz from Italy, folk music from Madagascar, Balkan music from Knoxville or a touch of the avant-garde from Toronto. Each week is a global tour, with no boundaries and no limits.
9:00 pm

Traditions with Mary Cliff

Mary Cliff presents blues, ballads, ethnic and traditional music.
12:00 am

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.
5:00 am

On The Media

This compelling show examines the impact the media has on our lives.
6:00 am

Marketplace Money

Each week on Marketplace Money, host Tess Vigeland looks at the week's major national and international stories that will impact the average listener's wallet.
7:00 am

Day 6

A weekly news magazine offering a wrap up of the week's news, pop culture, and entertainment from different perspectives. 
8:00 am

The Animal House

The Animal House is a weekly discussion that explores the latest in animal science, pet behavior, and wildlife conservation.
9:00 am

WireTap

Part monologue and part telephone conversation, WireTap ushers you into the endearingly odd, funny universe of host Jonathan Goldstein's friends and family.
10:00 am

Radiolab

Radiolab is a show where sound illuminates ideas, and the boundaries between science, philosophy and human experience are blurred.
11:00 am

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.
12:00 pm

Sound Opinions

Based in Chicago, Sound Opinions is hosted by Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot, two of the finest pop music writers in the nation. Every week, Sound Opinions fires up smart and spirited discussions about a wide range of popular music, from indie rock to classic rock, hip hop to R&B, and every genre under the sun.
1:00 pm

Only a Game

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 humor.
2:00 pm

World Cafe

World Cafe with host David Dye serves up an eclectic mix of music from blues, rock, and world, to folk and alternative country, with live performances and interviews with celebrated and emerging artists.
4:00 pm

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.
5:00 pm

Retro Cocktail Hour

Featuring Space Age Pop, bachelor pad music, lounge music, and cocktail jazz, this music program from Kansas Public Radio will get your Saturday evening started with its fascinating mix of instrumental pop, electronic gadgetry, big band swing, movie music, and garden variety elevator music.
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

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.
1:00 am

Weekend

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

Heart and Soul

This program has thought-provoking and illuminating reflections on a wide range of personal, moral, spiritual, and topical issues.
4:00 am

Outlook

Outlook with host Matthew Bannister is a daily half-hour human-interest current affairs program about individuals and their extraordinary stories.
5:00 am

Coastal Connection

Coastal Connection is a weekly public affairs program on 88.3 Ocean City.
6:00 am

Bob Edwards Weekend

Bob Edwards hosts this interview showcase that highlights the life and work of interesting people, from newsmakers, historians, and authors to artists, actors, and regular folks, too.
7:00 am

Metro Connection

Each week, WAMU 88.5's Metro Connection reaches across D.C., Maryland and Virginia to gather the sounds and stories that capture the current events, culture and personalities driving the Washington region.
8:00 am

Weekend Edition Saturday

Scott Simon hosts NPR's weekend morning newsmagazine.
10:00 am

Car Talk

This irreverent talk show hosted by Tom & Ray Magliozzi is about much more than car maintenance.
11:00 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.
12:00 pm

The Animal House

The Animal House is a weekly discussion that explores the latest in animal science, pet behavior, and wildlife conservation.
1:00 pm

This American Life

Ira Glass hosts this show that features documentary-like stories about everyday life.
2:00 pm

Studio 360

Host Kurt Anderson takes a look at arts and culture.
3:00 pm

The Splendid Table

The Splendid Table is a culinary, culture, and lifestyle one-hour program that celebrates food and its ability to touch the lives and feed the souls of everyone.
4:00 pm

Day 6

A weekly news magazine offering a wrap up of the week's news, pop culture, and entertainment from different 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

A Prairie Home Companion

The only live music and variety show aired nationwide today.
8:00 pm

Hot Jazz Saturday Night

From 8 until 11 p.m., the air is filled with vintage jazz, swing, and big band recordings as host Rob Bamberger spotlights music from the '20s, '30s, and '40s.
11:00 pm

Judy Carmichael's Jazz Inspired

What inspires the people who inspire you? How do creative people create? World-renowned jazz pianist Judy Carmichael explores these questions with her guests every week on her public radio show Judy Carmichael’s Jazz Inspired. Celebrated artists discuss their creative process and how their passion...