Travel with Rick Steves is a weekly one-hour conversation about travel, cultures, people, and the things we find around the world that give life its extra sparkle. Rick Steves is the leading authority on travel to Europe, and is extending his interest to global topics. WPBI News will begin carrying this program on Saturdays beginning November 1st at 6 A.M.
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WPBI News Featured Programs
Weekdays at 5 am
NPR's Morning Edition takes listeners around the country and the world with two hours of multi-faceted stories and commentaries that inform, challenge and occasionally amuse.
Mon.-Thurs. 2 - 4:00 pm
Here & Now
NPR, WBUR 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, business, technology, science and politics. Here & Now is produced by WBUR with co-hosts Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson.
Fridays at 2 - 4:00 pm
Science Friday is a weekly science talk show, broadcast live over public radio stations nationwide from 2-4 p.m. Eastern time. Each week, we focus on science topics that are in the news and try to bring an educated, balanced discussion to bear on the scientific issues at hand. Panels of expert guests join Science Friday's host, Ira Flatow, a veteran science journalist, to discuss science - and to take questions from listeners during the call-in portion of the program.
Weekdays at 5:00 pm
All Things Considered
The biggest stories of the day, thoughtful commentaries, insightful features on the quirky and the mainstream in arts and life, music and entertainment. Hoseted by Robert Siegel, Michele Norris and Melissa Block.
Weekdays at 6:30 pm
Public radio's only national series about the global economy and finance takes a broad view of business, covering any story related to money — most of the world's stories are. Hosted by Kai Ryssdal.
Thursdays at 7:00 pm
Wits is a live public radio show that brings world-class comedians, actors and musicians to the stage of the Fitzgerald Theater, where host John Moe gives them and the audience the time of their lives.
Fridays at 7:00 pm
The Dinner Party Download
Welcome to The Dinner Party Download - an hour-long celebration of culture, food, and conversation with hosts Rico Gagliano and Brendan Francis Newnam designed to help you dazzle your friends at this weekend’s get-together.
Weekdays at 8:00 pm
Produced by Public Radio International and hosted by Marco Werman, this one-hour weekday radio news magazine offers a mix of news, features, interviews, and music from around the globe.
Weekdays at 10:00 pm
Fresh Air with Terry Gross is a Peabody Award-winning magazine of contemporary arts and issues. Produced at WHYY in Philadelphia, Pa., the show is known for captivating interviews with guests from literature, science, music, film, and more.
Weekdays at 11:00 pm
As It Happens
Tune in to this daily 60-minute news and interview program produced in Toronto by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation hosted by Carol Off for stimulating conversation with fascinating guests, probing features, incisive commentary, and more.
Tuesdays at 7:00 pm
Bullseye is equal parts funny and fascinating. Whether you're already plugged in to the culture map, or looking for a signpost, Bullseye will keep you on target.
Saturdays and Sundays at 7:00 am
Pharmacologist Joe Graedon and medical anthropologist Terry Graedon talk to leading experts to discuss issues relating to drugs, herbs, home remedies, vitamins and related health topics.
Saturdays at 10:00 am
Sundays at 2:00 pm
Each week hosts Tom and Ray Magliozzi take listener calls and create an hour's worth of automobile mayhem, interspersed with intelligent advice on car repair.
Saturdays at 11:00 am
Sundays at 1:00 pm
Wait Wait ... Don't Tell Me!
Produced by NPR and Chicago Public Radio, this NPR news quiz show is a fast-paced and irreverent review of the past week's news. Host Peter Sagal tests the knowledge and wit of panelists.
Saturdays at 1:00 pm
Mondays at 7:00 pm
This American Life
WBEZ's Ira Glass and a variety of writers and performers share stories in a multitude of styles: monologues, documentaries, short radio plays, found recordings, and original works for radio.
Saturdays at 6:00 pm
Sundays at 11:00 am
A Prairie Home Companion
Live every Saturday night, A Prairie Home Companion features comedy sketches, music and Garrison Keillor's signature monologue, "The News from Lake Wobegon."
Saturdays at 2:00 pm
The Splendid Table
The celebration of food — how it touches our lives and feeds our souls - is at the center of this weekly culinary, culture, and lifestyle program. With Lynne Rossetto Kasper.