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 6, 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

outlook arts

Life stories of the most interesting people in the world of arts.
3:00 am

Newsday

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

Assignment

This weekly current affairs program reports from locations around the world, examining topical issues from a global perspective for a global audience. This is the program where the BBC's correspondents report first-hand and in-depth on events shaping the world.
4:00 am

HARDtalk

HARDtalk interviews newsmakers and personalities from across the globe.
4:30 am

Science in Action

From outer space to the inner workings of the human body, Science in Action tells listeners what's happening and why it matters.
4:50 am

Witness

Witness - history as told by the people who were there. Five days a week we will be talking to people who lived through moments of history to bring you a personal perspective on world events.
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 Politics Hour

Every Friday at noon, The Politics Hour connects you to your community -- interviewing news-makers and delving beyond the headlines to help you understand how government actions affect your life.
1:00 pm

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.
2:00 pm

Science Friday

Ira Flatow hosts this science-focused call-in show every Friday afternoon.
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

The Moth

True stories that dissolve socio-economic barriers, expose vulnerabilities, and quietly suggest ways to overcome challenges and see with new eyes.
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

Old Time Jam

Banjo player and old time enthusiast Rosemarie Nielsen highlights the genre that preceded bluegrass; old time.
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

Editor's Picks

Each week, WAMU's Bluegrass Country brings you exciting and diverse programs that highlight a particular artist or aspect of bluegrass.
8:00 pm

Open Mic

This Bluegrass Country show features a rotating cast of hosts and themes.
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...