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.

August 2, 2015
View the complete weekly schedule for all of our channels
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.
12:30 am

The Why Factor

Why do we do the things we do? Mike Williams searches for the extraordinary and hidden histories behind everyday objects and actions to inform us about the way we live in the 21st Century.
12:51 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

Outlook Weekend

A human-interest current affairs program about individuals and their extraordinary stories.
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

The History Hour

An hour of historical reporting told by the people who were there.
5:00 am

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.
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 Weekend

Marketplace Weekend brings the week’s economic headlines home by looking at those matters with wit and wisdom. The weekly, hour-long program offers a mix of feature stories and segments to help people better understand the economic world around them.
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

Climate One Radio

Each month, Climate One presents three conversations recorded with top thinkers and doers from business, government, academia and advocacy groups to advance the discussion about a clean energy future.
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

Foster's Corner

Bill Foster brings us three hours of great bluegrass music from the traditional to the modern — in the road, and on the edge. A familiar voice on WAMU 88.5 since the early 1980’s, Bill delves into his extensive collection of bluegrass music including LPs, tapes, and CDs each month.
5:00 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.
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

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.
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.
5:00 pm

Mountain Stage

Mountain Stage is an internationally-distributed weekly, two-hour live performance music radio program produced by West Virginia Public Broadcasting featuring some of the world’s greatest artists in an intimate and relaxed atmosphere with a live-broadcast edge. Mountain Stage blends studio quality with live performance before a theater audience. Each program features four or five guests.
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.
10:00 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.