Programs A-Z

Recorded live every Saturday,  A Prairie Home Companion features comedy sketches, music, and Garrison Keillor's signature monologue, "The News from Lake Wobegon."

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In-depth reporting transforms the way you understand current events and view the world. Every weekday, hear four hours of breaking news mixed with compelling analysis, insightful commentaries, interviews, and special - sometimes quirky -...

Greater Cincinnati has a vibrant arts scene, and Around Cincinnati keeps you up to date. Host Lee Hay is joined by prominent local contributors who have their fingers on the pulse of the community and introduce you to the cultural and...

For over 70 years, BBC World Service has been the globe's most comprehensive source for news. No other news source has a network of international correspondents, reporters, and producers to rival BBC. When news breaks - anywhere, anytime - BBC...

America's funniest auto mechanics take calls from weary car owners all over the country, and crack wise while they diagnose Dodges and dismiss Diahatsus. You don't have to know anything about cars to love this one hour weekly laugh fest.

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Cincinnati Edition covers topics from regional government to business, education, health, technology and the arts.

You can join the discussion with decision-makers, authors, and voices from around the region and beyond by...

A daily two-hour series of evocative, ground-breaking music seamlessly bridging new instrumental, world fusion, new acoustic, impressionistic jazz, and inventive vocal styles. Hosted by John Diliberto, Echoes presents a modern soundscape...

Thane Maynard, director of the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden, provides first-hand connections to the world of ecology and conservation by speaking with experts all around the world.

Ann Thompson reports on the latest trends in technology and their effects on medicine, safety, the environment or entertainment.

In their books Freakonomics and SuperFreakonomics, Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner use the tools of economics to explore real-world behavior. As boring as that may sound, what they really do is tell stories — about...

Opening the window on contemporary arts and issues with guests from worlds as diverse as literature and economics.

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Fresh Air opens the window on contemporary arts and issues with guests from worlds as diverse as literature and economics. Terry Gross hosts this multi-award-winning daily interview and features program. Fresh Air Weekend collects...

A live production from NPR and WBUR Boston, in collaboration with public radio stations across the country, Here & Now reflects the fluid world of news as it’s happening, with timely, smart and in-depth news and conversation.

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Every day life in Greater Cincinnati is impacted by ideas, decisions and debates throughout the tri-state community. Impact Cincinnati delved deeper into the issues and events taking place and shaping our community dialogue. Its final show...

In the Summer of 2005 Cincinnati Public Radio was delighted to announce the return of Oscar Treadwell to Cincinnati’s airwaves. The beloved former WGUC and WVXU jazz host reprised Jazz with OT on 91.7 WVXU every Sunday...

L.A. Theatre Works is proud of our award-winning, critically-acclaimed radio theatre series, "The Play's The Thing." Listeners across the country are discovering radio drama that is contemporary, edgy and significant.

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Local Exposure (LX) is WVXU’s on-location Arts, Events and Culture program that seeks out the known and not-so-well known niches that make Greater Cincinnati such a unique place to visit, live and shop.

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Dean Regas, Outreach Astronomer from The Cincinnati Observatory, investigates the latest information and events in the scientific and astronomy community.

From American Public Media. Award-winning Marketplace is public radio's daily magazine on business and economics news "for the rest of us."

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Marketplace Morning Report is the morning sister program from the award-winning staff of Marketplace. Bringing you the morning business news "for the rest of us" in the time it takes you to drink your first cup of joe. Tune-in...

Marketplace Weekend connects you to the world of money. What does that mean? They explore all parts of our economic world - what's happening here, around the world, in your wallet and in your life. Their philosophy is that...

A podcast on all things astronomy from Dean Regas, Outreach Astronomer for the Cincinnati Observatory Center.

For more than two decades, NPR's Morning Edition has prepared listeners for the day ahead with two hours of up-to-the-minute news, background analysis, commentary, and coverage of arts and sports. With nearly 13 million listeners,

Examining the big questions at the center of human life, from the boldest new science of the human brain to the most ancient traditions of the human spirit.

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Financial consultant Chris DeSimio provides weekly updates on the ever-changing financial market.

Jason Moran is one of the most talked-about pianists and composers of the past decade. In 2010, he was made a MacArthur Fellow, and his album Ten topped the JazzTimes Critics' Poll. He epitomizes today's approach to music,...

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.

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Radiolab believes your ears are a portal to another world. Where sound illuminates ideas, and the boundaries blur between science, philosophy, and human experience. Big questions are investigated, tinkered with, and encouraged...

Each Friday, host Ira Flatow focuses 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 in to discuss science - and to take questions...

Song Travels is a new one-hour, series distributed by NPR and hosted by the renowned “Ambassador of the Great American Songbook,” Michael Feinstein. As host, Feinstein uncovers the intimate journey singers and songs take with one another, each...

Host Bill Cartwright brings his passion for 1930’s and 40’s era Big Band music to this entertaining Saturday evening showcase honoring the music of the “Golden Age of Radio.”

Hosted by Guy Raz, the popular TEDTalks gatherings that have taken the country by storm come to radio. This show will take you on “a journey through fascinating ideas: astonishing inventions, fresh approaches to old problems, new ways to think...

Our local movie expert, Larry Thomas, explores some of the well-known and little-known films that are coming to a theatre near you.

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Blues lovers will enjoy spending Saturday nights listening to their favorite music with longtime blues host Lee Hay.

The love of books is the reason 91.7 WVXU is premiering a new, locally-produced program on Saturday, October 11. The Book Club @91.7 is produced and hosted by voracious reader Mark Perzel and airs every Saturday morning at 7am...

Thoughtful and lively conversations on an array of topics with many of the most distinguished people of our times. Tune in for a lively mix of current events and public affairs programming that ranges from hard news analysis of politics and...

This weekly sports program, featuring both commentary and guest interviews, offers fans of any game an inside look at their team, sporting industry and/or sporting event. Hosted by former ESPN Anchor, Betsy Ross, the show provides an in-depth...

Moth storytellers stand alone, under a spotlight, with only a microphone and a roomful of strangers. The storyteller and the audience embark on a high-wire act of shared experience which is both terrifying and exhilarating. Originally formed by...

TRBQ explores questions that intrigue both scientists and philosophers — questions about what makes us human.

The project is a collaboration between Peabody Award-winning...

More than just talking about recipes, Splendid Table explores everything about food: the culture, the science, the history, the back stories and the deeper meanings that come together every time people sit down to enjoy a meal.

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Jay Hanselman looks back at the week's top stories.

PRI’s The World is a one-hour, weekday radio news magazine offering a mix of news, features, interviews, and music from around the globe. Hosted by Lisa Mullins in Boston, it is the first global radio news program developed specifically...

Beloved radio host Garrison Keillor recounts the highlights of that day in history and reads a short poem or two.

This American Life is an award-winning critically acclaimed weekly program describing and documenting contemporary American life. Each week a theme is chosen, and host Ira Glass and a variety of writers and performers share stories in a...

Each program mixes interviews with guest travel experts, your call-ins with questions and comments, and music. We talk about our favorite travels in Europe, as well as travel anywhere in the U.S. and the rest of the world. Along with exciting...

Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! is NPR's weekly hour-long quiz program. Each week on the radio 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...

The program wraps up the week's news and offers a mix of analysis and features on a wide range of topics, including arts, sports, entertainment, and human interest stories.

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