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The world's leading international broadcaster providing impartial news reports and analysis in English and 32 other languages

The BBC is the largest broadcasting organization in the world. Its mission is to enrich people's lives with programs that inform, educate and entertain. It is a public service broadcaster, established by a Royal Charter and funded by the license fee that is paid by UK households. The BBC uses the income from the license fee to provide services including 8 national TV channels plus regional programming, 10 national radio stations, 40 local radio stations and an extensive website. BBC World Service broadcasts to the world on radio, on TV and online, providing news and information in 32 languages. It is funded by a government grant, not from the license fee. The BBC also has a commercial arm, BBC Worldwide. Its profits are returned to the BBC for investment in new programming and services.

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Broadcasting Schedule

  • Sunday
  • BBC World Service 12:00 am - 7:00 am

    BBC World Service

    420 minutes The BBC is the largest broadcasting organization in the world. Its mission is to enrich people's lives with programs that inform, educate and entertain. It is a public service broadcaster, established by a Royal Charter and funded by the license fee that is paid by UK households. The BBC uses the income from the license fee to provide services including 8 national TV channels plus regional programming, 10 national radio stations, 40 local radio stations and an extensive website. BBC World Service broadcasts to the world on radio, on TV and online, providing news and information in 32 languages. It is funded by a government grant, not from the license fee. The BBC also has a commercial arm, BBC Worldwide. Its profits are returned to the BBC for investment in new programming and services. MORE>
  • On Being 7:00 am - 8:00 am

    On Being

    60 minutes On Being is a Peabody Award-winning public radio conversation and podcast, a Webby Award-winning website and online exploration, a publisher and public event convener. On Being opens up the animating questions at the center of human life: What does it mean to be human, and how do we want to live? MORE>
  • Weekend Edition Sunday 8:00 am - 10:00 am

    Weekend Edition Sunday

    120 minutes Whether revealing events in small-town America or overseas, or profiling notable personalities, Weekend Edition from NPR News appreciates the extraordinary details that make up every story. This two-hour weekend morning newsmagazine covers hard news, a wide variety of newsmakers, and cultural stories with care, accuracy, and a wink of humor. Weekend Edition Sunday with Lulu Garcia-Navarro combines the news with colorful arts and human-interest features, appealing to the curious and eclectic. The show features interviews with newsmakers, artists, scientists, politicians, musicians, writers, theologians and historians. And the highlight for many listeners is the puzzle segment with Puzzlemaster Will Shortz, the crossword puzzle editor of The New York Times. MORE>
  • TED Radio Hour 10:00 am - 11:00 am

    TED Radio Hour

    60 minutes Programming Note: The Owsley Moment is at 3:04 every Saturday during the TED Radio Hour. A journey through fascinating ideas, astonishing inventions, and new ways to think and create. Based on riveting TEDTalks from the world's most remarkable minds. The program is hosted by Guy Raz, who served for much of the 2000s as a correspondent covering eastern Europe and the Middle East, and who most recently was weekend host of NPR News’ afternoon news magazine All Things Considered.MORE>
  • Travel with Rick Steves 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Travel with Rick Steves

    60 minutes 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. A lively mix of guest interviews and listener calls, "Travel with Rick Steves" goes beyond the Europe that Mr. Steves is famous for, with shows covering travel and cultures across every continent. The author of 30 travel guidebooks and longtime host of the "Rick Steves' Europe" TV series, Steves started the radio program due to its ability to interact with listeners in ways that TV cannot. MORE>
  • Live from Here 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    Live from Here

    120 minutes Live from Here with Chris Thile is a Saturday-night destination for audiences everywhere. This variety show features a unique blend of musical performances, comedy and audience interaction. Acclaimed musician and songwriter Chris Thile welcomes a wide range of well-known and up-and-coming talent to share the stage and create a beautiful listening experience.MORE>
  • Mountain Stage 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Mountain Stage

    120 minutes Mountain Stage offers its listeners the best seats in the house for performances captured in front of a live audience by established stars and emerging artists. Hosted by Larry Groce, each two-hour episode features seasoned legends and emerging stars in genres ranging from folk, blues, and country to indie rock, pop, world music, alternative, and beyond. Recent guests include Valerie June, Catherine Russell, Shovels & Rope, Martina McBride, Jason Isbell, and Tim O'Brien and Darrell Scott. Mountain Stage is recorded before a live audience at the Culture Center Theater in Charleston, West Virginia, and occasionally travels to other venues elsewhere in the United States.MORE>
  • The New Yorker Radio Hour 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    The New Yorker Radio Hour

    60 minutes The New Yorker Radio Hour is the program you will look forward to curling up with every weekend. David Remnick, the editor of The New Yorker, is joined by the magazine’s award-winning writers in a weekly hour of radio that delights and informs. The show features a mix of profiles, storytelling, and insightful conversations about the issues that matter, plus an occasional blast of comic genius from the magazine’s legendary Shouts and Murmurs page. The New Yorker has set a standard in literary journalism for generations, and The New Yorker Radio Hour gives it a voice on public radio for the first time.MORE>
  • All Things Considered 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    All Things Considered

    60 minutes Programming Note: IPR's Community Connection is at 5:35 every Sunday during All Things Considered. NPR's flagship evening newsmagazine delivers in-depth reporting and transforms the way listeners understand current events and view the world. Every weekday, hosts Audie Cornish, Mary Louise Kelly, and Ari Shapiro present two hours of breaking news mixed with compelling analysis, insightful commentaries, interviews, and special — sometimes quirky — features, along with local Indiana news by Stephanie Wiechmann. A one-hour edition of the program runs on Saturday and Sunday, hosted by Michel Martin. The show keeps listeners informed of breaking news and business updates all weekend long, by intelligently combining hard news and cultural commentary from across America and around the world.MORE>
  • Hollywood Holiday 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Hollywood Holiday

    60 minutes Saturday Cinema host Lynne Warfel presents an hour-long musical retrospective of some of Hollywood's most cherished Christmas-themed movies.MORE>
  • Spoleto Chamber Music Festival 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Spoleto Chamber Music Festival

    60 minutes Spectacularly skilled musicians and brilliantly crafted programs are only part of the secret to success Chamber Music from Spoleto Festival USA—the series is set apart by the unmatched stage chemistry and rollicking good time these musicians have as they play together. Director and violinist Geoff Nuttall’s signature wit and joie de vivre mark each of the 13 revelatory programs. Returning favorites last season included countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo, percussionist Steven Schick—a “solo percussion knockout” (ArtsATL), as well as oboist James Austin Smith, violinist Livia Sohn, and pianists Pedja Muzijevic and Stephen Prutsman, among others. They were joined by several newcomers, including composer-in-residence Jaroslaw Kapuscinski, composer/cellist Joshua Roman, whose versatility and adventurous spirit have gained international attention; Swiss-born Gilles Vonsattel, an “immensely talented pianist” who plays “with intelligence and imagination” (The New York Times); and the Rolston String Quartet, a young Canadian ensemble that won the 2016 Banff International String Quartet Competition. As host, journalist Lisa Simeone brings listeners thoughtful commentary and historical background on the pieces, composers, and artists featured on the series.MORE>
  • New York Philharmonic this Week 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

    New York Philharmonic this Week

    120 minutes An avid and knowledgeable music-lover, Alec Baldwin lends his Emmy Award and Tony Award-winning style to one of music's great institutions. Since its founding in 1842, the New York Philharmonic has been the apex for composers, soloists, and conductors alike. Bringing to bear that 170-year history, The New York Philharmonic This Week offers the highest musicianship, insight and vision in every program.MORE>
  • Harmonia 10:00 pm - 11:00 pm

    Harmonia

    60 minutes Harmonia is a weekly one-hour radio program that takes listeners back in history to the cathedrals, fairs, and stages of the past, teaching listeners about history as documented by musicians of the periods. Through brilliant performances by today's early music artists and insightful commentary, listeners experience the richness of early music history and culture. From the sublime realm of Chant to the passion of an Italian Baroque violin sonata, Harmonia casts new light on the music of the distant past.MORE>
  • Evening Classics 11:00 pm - 12:00 am

    Evening Classics

    60 minutes Evenings Classics with Peter Van de Graaf is classical music culled from WFMT’s extensive library of more than 85,000 recordings and is provided through the Beethoven Network — a network originally designed to help public radio stations expand their local operation and improve the quality of late night programming. MORE>
  • Monday
  • Evening Classics 12:00 am - 1:00 am

    Evening Classics

    60 minutes Evenings Classics with Peter Van de Graaf is classical music culled from WFMT’s extensive library of more than 85,000 recordings and is provided through the Beethoven Network — a network originally designed to help public radio stations expand their local operation and improve the quality of late night programming. MORE>
  • BBC World Service 1:00 am - 5:00 am

    BBC World Service

    240 minutes The BBC is the largest broadcasting organization in the world. Its mission is to enrich people's lives with programs that inform, educate and entertain. It is a public service broadcaster, established by a Royal Charter and funded by the license fee that is paid by UK households. The BBC uses the income from the license fee to provide services including 8 national TV channels plus regional programming, 10 national radio stations, 40 local radio stations and an extensive website. BBC World Service broadcasts to the world on radio, on TV and online, providing news and information in 32 languages. It is funded by a government grant, not from the license fee. The BBC also has a commercial arm, BBC Worldwide. Its profits are returned to the BBC for investment in new programming and services. MORE>
  • Morning Edition 5:00 am - 9:00 am

    Morning Edition

    240 minutes Programming Note: IPR's Community Connection is at 8:35 every first and third Monday of the month during Morning Edition. Hosted by Steve Inskeep, Rachel Martin and David Greene, with local news by Stan Sollars, Morning Edition takes listeners around the country, the world, and Indiana with multi-faceted stories and commentaries every weekday. For over three decades, NPR's Morning Edition has prepared listeners for the day ahead with up-to-the-minute news, background analysis and commentary. Regularly heard on Morning Edition are familiar voices, including commentators Cokie Roberts and Frank Deford, as well as the special series StoryCorps, the largest oral history project in American history. Morning Edition has garnered broadcasting's highest honors -- including the George Foster Peabody Award and the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award.MORE>
  • Morning Musicale 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Morning Musicale

    180 minutes Programming Note: The Composer's Datebook is at 9:01 every weekday morning; A Minute with Miles is at 10:04 many mornings; and The Owsley Moment is at 11 every Thursday during Morning Musicale. Enjoy locally-curated classical music from the Indiana Public Radio Library. MORE>
  • Performance Today 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    Performance Today

    120 minutes Performance Today is one of America's most popular classical music radio programs, with more than 1.2 million weekly listeners on 237 stations around the country. It features live concerts by famous artists in concert halls around the globe and from the American Public Media studios as well as interviews, news and features. Listeners to Performance Today, on any given day, may hear from performances in the great concert halls of New York, Prague, London, Berlin and Paris. MORE>
  • Fresh Air 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Fresh Air

    60 minutes Fresh Air with Terry Gross is one of public radio's most popular programs. Each week, nearly 4.5 million people listen to the show's intimate conversations broadcast on more than 450 NPR stations across the country, as well as in Europe on the World Radio Network. Though Fresh Air has been categorized as a "talk show," it hardly fits the mold. Its 1994 Peabody Award citation credits Fresh Air with "probing questions, revelatory interviews and unusual insights." And a variety of top publications count Gross among the country's leading interviewers. The show gives interviews as much time as needed, and complements them with comments from well-known critics and commentators.MORE>
  • PRI's The World 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    PRI's The World

    60 minutes 'PRI's The World®' is your world revealed. It's about the events, trends, and personal tales that connect us around the globe. Marco Werman hosts an hour of surprising angles, unexpected insights, and engaging voices to illuminate what's going on in the world and why it matters to you. Reporters and editors for 'PRI's The World®' seek voices of people around the globe to reveal what's happening and why. Bringing this new global journalism to the United States, The World's unique editorial perspective brings energy and passion to each day's broadcast. The goal: to take us beyond borders and boundaries, and fire up our curiosity about a fascinating, messy, contentious and beautiful planet. It's about exploration and risk, war and peace, fun and folly, and how our daily drama plays out around the globe.MORE>
  • All Things Considered 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    All Things Considered

    180 minutes Programming Note: IPR's Community Connection is at 5:35 every Sunday during All Things Considered. NPR's flagship evening newsmagazine delivers in-depth reporting and transforms the way listeners understand current events and view the world. Every weekday, hosts Audie Cornish, Mary Louise Kelly, and Ari Shapiro present two hours of breaking news mixed with compelling analysis, insightful commentaries, interviews, and special — sometimes quirky — features, along with local Indiana news by Stephanie Wiechmann. A one-hour edition of the program runs on Saturday and Sunday, hosted by Michel Martin. The show keeps listeners informed of breaking news and business updates all weekend long, by intelligently combining hard news and cultural commentary from across America and around the world.MORE>
  • Exploring Music 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Exploring Music

    60 minutes Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin is an exciting daily radio program that delves into a wide assortment of topics in classical music. Throughout this journey, Bill McGlaughlin guides the listener deep into the music with care and enthusiasm by giving historical context, illustrations at the piano and providing a special insight that only a top-notch musician, conductor, broadcaster, and composer could. Whether 90 or 9, professional musician or simply a music lover, Bill McGlaughlin truly makes exploring music fun. MORE>
  • Performance Today 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

    Performance Today

    120 minutes Performance Today is one of America's most popular classical music radio programs, with more than 1.2 million weekly listeners on 237 stations around the country. It features live concerts by famous artists in concert halls around the globe and from the American Public Media studios as well as interviews, news and features. Listeners to Performance Today, on any given day, may hear from performances in the great concert halls of New York, Prague, London, Berlin and Paris. MORE>
  • Evening Classics 10:00 pm - 12:00 am

    Evening Classics

    120 minutes Evenings Classics with Peter Van de Graaf is classical music culled from WFMT’s extensive library of more than 85,000 recordings and is provided through the Beethoven Network — a network originally designed to help public radio stations expand their local operation and improve the quality of late night programming. MORE>
  • Tuesday
  • Evening Classics 12:00 am - 1:00 am

    Evening Classics

    60 minutes Evenings Classics with Peter Van de Graaf is classical music culled from WFMT’s extensive library of more than 85,000 recordings and is provided through the Beethoven Network — a network originally designed to help public radio stations expand their local operation and improve the quality of late night programming. MORE>
  • BBC World Service 1:00 am - 5:00 am

    BBC World Service

    240 minutes The BBC is the largest broadcasting organization in the world. Its mission is to enrich people's lives with programs that inform, educate and entertain. It is a public service broadcaster, established by a Royal Charter and funded by the license fee that is paid by UK households. The BBC uses the income from the license fee to provide services including 8 national TV channels plus regional programming, 10 national radio stations, 40 local radio stations and an extensive website. BBC World Service broadcasts to the world on radio, on TV and online, providing news and information in 32 languages. It is funded by a government grant, not from the license fee. The BBC also has a commercial arm, BBC Worldwide. Its profits are returned to the BBC for investment in new programming and services. MORE>
  • Morning Edition 5:00 am - 9:00 am

    Morning Edition

    240 minutes Programming Note: IPR's Community Connection is at 8:35 every first and third Monday of the month during Morning Edition. Hosted by Steve Inskeep, Rachel Martin and David Greene, with local news by Stan Sollars, Morning Edition takes listeners around the country, the world, and Indiana with multi-faceted stories and commentaries every weekday. For over three decades, NPR's Morning Edition has prepared listeners for the day ahead with up-to-the-minute news, background analysis and commentary. Regularly heard on Morning Edition are familiar voices, including commentators Cokie Roberts and Frank Deford, as well as the special series StoryCorps, the largest oral history project in American history. Morning Edition has garnered broadcasting's highest honors -- including the George Foster Peabody Award and the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award.MORE>
  • Morning Musicale 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Morning Musicale

    180 minutes Programming Note: The Composer's Datebook is at 9:01 every weekday morning; A Minute with Miles is at 10:04 many mornings; and The Owsley Moment is at 11 every Thursday during Morning Musicale. Enjoy locally-curated classical music from the Indiana Public Radio Library. MORE>
  • Performance Today 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    Performance Today

    120 minutes Performance Today is one of America's most popular classical music radio programs, with more than 1.2 million weekly listeners on 237 stations around the country. It features live concerts by famous artists in concert halls around the globe and from the American Public Media studios as well as interviews, news and features. Listeners to Performance Today, on any given day, may hear from performances in the great concert halls of New York, Prague, London, Berlin and Paris. MORE>
  • Fresh Air 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Fresh Air

    60 minutes Fresh Air with Terry Gross is one of public radio's most popular programs. Each week, nearly 4.5 million people listen to the show's intimate conversations broadcast on more than 450 NPR stations across the country, as well as in Europe on the World Radio Network. Though Fresh Air has been categorized as a "talk show," it hardly fits the mold. Its 1994 Peabody Award citation credits Fresh Air with "probing questions, revelatory interviews and unusual insights." And a variety of top publications count Gross among the country's leading interviewers. The show gives interviews as much time as needed, and complements them with comments from well-known critics and commentators.MORE>
  • PRI's The World 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    PRI's The World

    60 minutes 'PRI's The World®' is your world revealed. It's about the events, trends, and personal tales that connect us around the globe. Marco Werman hosts an hour of surprising angles, unexpected insights, and engaging voices to illuminate what's going on in the world and why it matters to you. Reporters and editors for 'PRI's The World®' seek voices of people around the globe to reveal what's happening and why. Bringing this new global journalism to the United States, The World's unique editorial perspective brings energy and passion to each day's broadcast. The goal: to take us beyond borders and boundaries, and fire up our curiosity about a fascinating, messy, contentious and beautiful planet. It's about exploration and risk, war and peace, fun and folly, and how our daily drama plays out around the globe.MORE>
  • All Things Considered 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    All Things Considered

    180 minutes Programming Note: IPR's Community Connection is at 5:35 every Sunday during All Things Considered. NPR's flagship evening newsmagazine delivers in-depth reporting and transforms the way listeners understand current events and view the world. Every weekday, hosts Audie Cornish, Mary Louise Kelly, and Ari Shapiro present two hours of breaking news mixed with compelling analysis, insightful commentaries, interviews, and special — sometimes quirky — features, along with local Indiana news by Stephanie Wiechmann. A one-hour edition of the program runs on Saturday and Sunday, hosted by Michel Martin. The show keeps listeners informed of breaking news and business updates all weekend long, by intelligently combining hard news and cultural commentary from across America and around the world.MORE>
  • Exploring Music 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Exploring Music

    60 minutes Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin is an exciting daily radio program that delves into a wide assortment of topics in classical music. Throughout this journey, Bill McGlaughlin guides the listener deep into the music with care and enthusiasm by giving historical context, illustrations at the piano and providing a special insight that only a top-notch musician, conductor, broadcaster, and composer could. Whether 90 or 9, professional musician or simply a music lover, Bill McGlaughlin truly makes exploring music fun. MORE>
  • Performance Today 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

    Performance Today

    120 minutes Performance Today is one of America's most popular classical music radio programs, with more than 1.2 million weekly listeners on 237 stations around the country. It features live concerts by famous artists in concert halls around the globe and from the American Public Media studios as well as interviews, news and features. Listeners to Performance Today, on any given day, may hear from performances in the great concert halls of New York, Prague, London, Berlin and Paris. MORE>
  • Evening Classics 10:00 pm - 12:00 am

    Evening Classics

    120 minutes Evenings Classics with Peter Van de Graaf is classical music culled from WFMT’s extensive library of more than 85,000 recordings and is provided through the Beethoven Network — a network originally designed to help public radio stations expand their local operation and improve the quality of late night programming. MORE>
  • Wednesday
  • Evening Classics 12:00 am - 1:00 am

    Evening Classics

    60 minutes Evenings Classics with Peter Van de Graaf is classical music culled from WFMT’s extensive library of more than 85,000 recordings and is provided through the Beethoven Network — a network originally designed to help public radio stations expand their local operation and improve the quality of late night programming. MORE>
  • BBC World Service 1:00 am - 5:00 am

    BBC World Service

    240 minutes The BBC is the largest broadcasting organization in the world. Its mission is to enrich people's lives with programs that inform, educate and entertain. It is a public service broadcaster, established by a Royal Charter and funded by the license fee that is paid by UK households. The BBC uses the income from the license fee to provide services including 8 national TV channels plus regional programming, 10 national radio stations, 40 local radio stations and an extensive website. BBC World Service broadcasts to the world on radio, on TV and online, providing news and information in 32 languages. It is funded by a government grant, not from the license fee. The BBC also has a commercial arm, BBC Worldwide. Its profits are returned to the BBC for investment in new programming and services. MORE>
  • Morning Edition 5:00 am - 9:00 am

    Morning Edition

    240 minutes Programming Note: IPR's Community Connection is at 8:35 every first and third Monday of the month during Morning Edition. Hosted by Steve Inskeep, Rachel Martin and David Greene, with local news by Stan Sollars, Morning Edition takes listeners around the country, the world, and Indiana with multi-faceted stories and commentaries every weekday. For over three decades, NPR's Morning Edition has prepared listeners for the day ahead with up-to-the-minute news, background analysis and commentary. Regularly heard on Morning Edition are familiar voices, including commentators Cokie Roberts and Frank Deford, as well as the special series StoryCorps, the largest oral history project in American history. Morning Edition has garnered broadcasting's highest honors -- including the George Foster Peabody Award and the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award.MORE>
  • Morning Musicale 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Morning Musicale

    180 minutes Programming Note: The Composer's Datebook is at 9:01 every weekday morning; A Minute with Miles is at 10:04 many mornings; and The Owsley Moment is at 11 every Thursday during Morning Musicale. Enjoy locally-curated classical music from the Indiana Public Radio Library. MORE>
  • Performance Today 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    Performance Today

    120 minutes Performance Today is one of America's most popular classical music radio programs, with more than 1.2 million weekly listeners on 237 stations around the country. It features live concerts by famous artists in concert halls around the globe and from the American Public Media studios as well as interviews, news and features. Listeners to Performance Today, on any given day, may hear from performances in the great concert halls of New York, Prague, London, Berlin and Paris. MORE>
  • Fresh Air 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Fresh Air

    60 minutes Fresh Air with Terry Gross is one of public radio's most popular programs. Each week, nearly 4.5 million people listen to the show's intimate conversations broadcast on more than 450 NPR stations across the country, as well as in Europe on the World Radio Network. Though Fresh Air has been categorized as a "talk show," it hardly fits the mold. Its 1994 Peabody Award citation credits Fresh Air with "probing questions, revelatory interviews and unusual insights." And a variety of top publications count Gross among the country's leading interviewers. The show gives interviews as much time as needed, and complements them with comments from well-known critics and commentators.MORE>
  • PRI's The World 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    PRI's The World

    60 minutes 'PRI's The World®' is your world revealed. It's about the events, trends, and personal tales that connect us around the globe. Marco Werman hosts an hour of surprising angles, unexpected insights, and engaging voices to illuminate what's going on in the world and why it matters to you. Reporters and editors for 'PRI's The World®' seek voices of people around the globe to reveal what's happening and why. Bringing this new global journalism to the United States, The World's unique editorial perspective brings energy and passion to each day's broadcast. The goal: to take us beyond borders and boundaries, and fire up our curiosity about a fascinating, messy, contentious and beautiful planet. It's about exploration and risk, war and peace, fun and folly, and how our daily drama plays out around the globe.MORE>
  • All Things Considered 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    All Things Considered

    180 minutes Programming Note: IPR's Community Connection is at 5:35 every Sunday during All Things Considered. NPR's flagship evening newsmagazine delivers in-depth reporting and transforms the way listeners understand current events and view the world. Every weekday, hosts Audie Cornish, Mary Louise Kelly, and Ari Shapiro present two hours of breaking news mixed with compelling analysis, insightful commentaries, interviews, and special — sometimes quirky — features, along with local Indiana news by Stephanie Wiechmann. A one-hour edition of the program runs on Saturday and Sunday, hosted by Michel Martin. The show keeps listeners informed of breaking news and business updates all weekend long, by intelligently combining hard news and cultural commentary from across America and around the world.MORE>
  • Exploring Music 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Exploring Music

    60 minutes Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin is an exciting daily radio program that delves into a wide assortment of topics in classical music. Throughout this journey, Bill McGlaughlin guides the listener deep into the music with care and enthusiasm by giving historical context, illustrations at the piano and providing a special insight that only a top-notch musician, conductor, broadcaster, and composer could. Whether 90 or 9, professional musician or simply a music lover, Bill McGlaughlin truly makes exploring music fun. MORE>
  • Performance Today 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

    Performance Today

    120 minutes Performance Today is one of America's most popular classical music radio programs, with more than 1.2 million weekly listeners on 237 stations around the country. It features live concerts by famous artists in concert halls around the globe and from the American Public Media studios as well as interviews, news and features. Listeners to Performance Today, on any given day, may hear from performances in the great concert halls of New York, Prague, London, Berlin and Paris. MORE>
  • Evening Classics 10:00 pm - 12:00 am

    Evening Classics

    120 minutes Evenings Classics with Peter Van de Graaf is classical music culled from WFMT’s extensive library of more than 85,000 recordings and is provided through the Beethoven Network — a network originally designed to help public radio stations expand their local operation and improve the quality of late night programming. MORE>
  • Thursday
  • Evening Classics 12:00 am - 1:00 am

    Evening Classics

    60 minutes Evenings Classics with Peter Van de Graaf is classical music culled from WFMT’s extensive library of more than 85,000 recordings and is provided through the Beethoven Network — a network originally designed to help public radio stations expand their local operation and improve the quality of late night programming. MORE>
  • BBC World Service 1:00 am - 5:00 am

    BBC World Service

    240 minutes The BBC is the largest broadcasting organization in the world. Its mission is to enrich people's lives with programs that inform, educate and entertain. It is a public service broadcaster, established by a Royal Charter and funded by the license fee that is paid by UK households. The BBC uses the income from the license fee to provide services including 8 national TV channels plus regional programming, 10 national radio stations, 40 local radio stations and an extensive website. BBC World Service broadcasts to the world on radio, on TV and online, providing news and information in 32 languages. It is funded by a government grant, not from the license fee. The BBC also has a commercial arm, BBC Worldwide. Its profits are returned to the BBC for investment in new programming and services. MORE>
  • Morning Edition 5:00 am - 9:00 am

    Morning Edition

    240 minutes Programming Note: IPR's Community Connection is at 8:35 every first and third Monday of the month during Morning Edition. Hosted by Steve Inskeep, Rachel Martin and David Greene, with local news by Stan Sollars, Morning Edition takes listeners around the country, the world, and Indiana with multi-faceted stories and commentaries every weekday. For over three decades, NPR's Morning Edition has prepared listeners for the day ahead with up-to-the-minute news, background analysis and commentary. Regularly heard on Morning Edition are familiar voices, including commentators Cokie Roberts and Frank Deford, as well as the special series StoryCorps, the largest oral history project in American history. Morning Edition has garnered broadcasting's highest honors -- including the George Foster Peabody Award and the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award.MORE>
  • Morning Musicale 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Morning Musicale

    180 minutes Programming Note: The Composer's Datebook is at 9:01 every weekday morning; A Minute with Miles is at 10:04 many mornings; and The Owsley Moment is at 11 every Thursday during Morning Musicale. Enjoy locally-curated classical music from the Indiana Public Radio Library. MORE>
  • Performance Today 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    Performance Today

    120 minutes Performance Today is one of America's most popular classical music radio programs, with more than 1.2 million weekly listeners on 237 stations around the country. It features live concerts by famous artists in concert halls around the globe and from the American Public Media studios as well as interviews, news and features. Listeners to Performance Today, on any given day, may hear from performances in the great concert halls of New York, Prague, London, Berlin and Paris. MORE>
  • Fresh Air 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Fresh Air

    60 minutes Fresh Air with Terry Gross is one of public radio's most popular programs. Each week, nearly 4.5 million people listen to the show's intimate conversations broadcast on more than 450 NPR stations across the country, as well as in Europe on the World Radio Network. Though Fresh Air has been categorized as a "talk show," it hardly fits the mold. Its 1994 Peabody Award citation credits Fresh Air with "probing questions, revelatory interviews and unusual insights." And a variety of top publications count Gross among the country's leading interviewers. The show gives interviews as much time as needed, and complements them with comments from well-known critics and commentators.MORE>
  • PRI's The World 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    PRI's The World

    60 minutes 'PRI's The World®' is your world revealed. It's about the events, trends, and personal tales that connect us around the globe. Marco Werman hosts an hour of surprising angles, unexpected insights, and engaging voices to illuminate what's going on in the world and why it matters to you. Reporters and editors for 'PRI's The World®' seek voices of people around the globe to reveal what's happening and why. Bringing this new global journalism to the United States, The World's unique editorial perspective brings energy and passion to each day's broadcast. The goal: to take us beyond borders and boundaries, and fire up our curiosity about a fascinating, messy, contentious and beautiful planet. It's about exploration and risk, war and peace, fun and folly, and how our daily drama plays out around the globe.MORE>
  • All Things Considered 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    All Things Considered

    180 minutes Programming Note: IPR's Community Connection is at 5:35 every Sunday during All Things Considered. NPR's flagship evening newsmagazine delivers in-depth reporting and transforms the way listeners understand current events and view the world. Every weekday, hosts Audie Cornish, Mary Louise Kelly, and Ari Shapiro present two hours of breaking news mixed with compelling analysis, insightful commentaries, interviews, and special — sometimes quirky — features, along with local Indiana news by Stephanie Wiechmann. A one-hour edition of the program runs on Saturday and Sunday, hosted by Michel Martin. The show keeps listeners informed of breaking news and business updates all weekend long, by intelligently combining hard news and cultural commentary from across America and around the world.MORE>
  • Exploring Music 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Exploring Music

    60 minutes Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin is an exciting daily radio program that delves into a wide assortment of topics in classical music. Throughout this journey, Bill McGlaughlin guides the listener deep into the music with care and enthusiasm by giving historical context, illustrations at the piano and providing a special insight that only a top-notch musician, conductor, broadcaster, and composer could. Whether 90 or 9, professional musician or simply a music lover, Bill McGlaughlin truly makes exploring music fun. MORE>
  • Performance Today 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

    Performance Today

    120 minutes Performance Today is one of America's most popular classical music radio programs, with more than 1.2 million weekly listeners on 237 stations around the country. It features live concerts by famous artists in concert halls around the globe and from the American Public Media studios as well as interviews, news and features. Listeners to Performance Today, on any given day, may hear from performances in the great concert halls of New York, Prague, London, Berlin and Paris. MORE>
  • Evening Classics 10:00 pm - 12:00 am

    Evening Classics

    120 minutes Evenings Classics with Peter Van de Graaf is classical music culled from WFMT’s extensive library of more than 85,000 recordings and is provided through the Beethoven Network — a network originally designed to help public radio stations expand their local operation and improve the quality of late night programming. MORE>
  • Friday
  • Evening Classics 12:00 am - 1:00 am

    Evening Classics

    60 minutes Evenings Classics with Peter Van de Graaf is classical music culled from WFMT’s extensive library of more than 85,000 recordings and is provided through the Beethoven Network — a network originally designed to help public radio stations expand their local operation and improve the quality of late night programming. MORE>
  • BBC World Service 1:00 am - 5:00 am

    BBC World Service

    240 minutes The BBC is the largest broadcasting organization in the world. Its mission is to enrich people's lives with programs that inform, educate and entertain. It is a public service broadcaster, established by a Royal Charter and funded by the license fee that is paid by UK households. The BBC uses the income from the license fee to provide services including 8 national TV channels plus regional programming, 10 national radio stations, 40 local radio stations and an extensive website. BBC World Service broadcasts to the world on radio, on TV and online, providing news and information in 32 languages. It is funded by a government grant, not from the license fee. The BBC also has a commercial arm, BBC Worldwide. Its profits are returned to the BBC for investment in new programming and services. MORE>
  • Morning Edition 5:00 am - 9:00 am

    Morning Edition

    240 minutes Programming Note: IPR's Community Connection is at 8:35 every first and third Monday of the month during Morning Edition. Hosted by Steve Inskeep, Rachel Martin and David Greene, with local news by Stan Sollars, Morning Edition takes listeners around the country, the world, and Indiana with multi-faceted stories and commentaries every weekday. For over three decades, NPR's Morning Edition has prepared listeners for the day ahead with up-to-the-minute news, background analysis and commentary. Regularly heard on Morning Edition are familiar voices, including commentators Cokie Roberts and Frank Deford, as well as the special series StoryCorps, the largest oral history project in American history. Morning Edition has garnered broadcasting's highest honors -- including the George Foster Peabody Award and the Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award.MORE>
  • Morning Musicale 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Morning Musicale

    180 minutes Programming Note: The Composer's Datebook is at 9:01 every weekday morning; A Minute with Miles is at 10:04 many mornings; and The Owsley Moment is at 11 every Thursday during Morning Musicale. Enjoy locally-curated classical music from the Indiana Public Radio Library. MORE>
  • Performance Today 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    Performance Today

    120 minutes Performance Today is one of America's most popular classical music radio programs, with more than 1.2 million weekly listeners on 237 stations around the country. It features live concerts by famous artists in concert halls around the globe and from the American Public Media studios as well as interviews, news and features. Listeners to Performance Today, on any given day, may hear from performances in the great concert halls of New York, Prague, London, Berlin and Paris. MORE>
  • Science Friday 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Science Friday

    120 minutes Covering the outer reaches of space to the tiniest microbes in our bodies, "Science Friday" is the trusted source for news about science, technology, and other cool stuff. Each week, host Ira Flatow mixes it up with people in the know and those who want to be. It's brain fun, for curious people. For over 22 years, "Science Friday" has brought the top stories in science to radio listeners and given them a chance to join in the discussion by asking questions and making comments during the live broadcast. MORE>
  • All Things Considered 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    All Things Considered

    180 minutes Programming Note: IPR's Community Connection is at 5:35 every Sunday during All Things Considered. NPR's flagship evening newsmagazine delivers in-depth reporting and transforms the way listeners understand current events and view the world. Every weekday, hosts Audie Cornish, Mary Louise Kelly, and Ari Shapiro present two hours of breaking news mixed with compelling analysis, insightful commentaries, interviews, and special — sometimes quirky — features, along with local Indiana news by Stephanie Wiechmann. A one-hour edition of the program runs on Saturday and Sunday, hosted by Michel Martin. The show keeps listeners informed of breaking news and business updates all weekend long, by intelligently combining hard news and cultural commentary from across America and around the world.MORE>
  • Exploring Music 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Exploring Music

    60 minutes Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin is an exciting daily radio program that delves into a wide assortment of topics in classical music. Throughout this journey, Bill McGlaughlin guides the listener deep into the music with care and enthusiasm by giving historical context, illustrations at the piano and providing a special insight that only a top-notch musician, conductor, broadcaster, and composer could. Whether 90 or 9, professional musician or simply a music lover, Bill McGlaughlin truly makes exploring music fun. MORE>
  • IPR's Live Radio Drama - A Few Houses Down: A Christmas Play 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    IPR's Live Radio Drama - A Few Houses Down: A Christmas Play

    60 minutes We present an original piece by Michael Kleeberg, “A Few Houses Down” on Friday, Dec. 14 live on-air and before an audience in Sursa Performance Hall on the Ball State campus. Kleeberg's new radio drama, “A Few Houses Down” tells the story of two families brought together by Grandpa, who imagines himself to be all of the characters in a classic holiday novel. IPR Radio Dramas feature community actors, authentic sound effects (produced by a foley artist on stage) and a live orchestra.MORE>
  • Performance Today 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm

    Performance Today

    60 minutes Performance Today is one of America's most popular classical music radio programs, with more than 1.2 million weekly listeners on 237 stations around the country. It features live concerts by famous artists in concert halls around the globe and from the American Public Media studios as well as interviews, news and features. Listeners to Performance Today, on any given day, may hear from performances in the great concert halls of New York, Prague, London, Berlin and Paris. MORE>
  • Evening Classics 10:00 pm - 12:00 am

    Evening Classics

    120 minutes Evenings Classics with Peter Van de Graaf is classical music culled from WFMT’s extensive library of more than 85,000 recordings and is provided through the Beethoven Network — a network originally designed to help public radio stations expand their local operation and improve the quality of late night programming. MORE>
  • Saturday
  • Evening Classics 12:00 am - 1:00 am

    Evening Classics

    60 minutes Evenings Classics with Peter Van de Graaf is classical music culled from WFMT’s extensive library of more than 85,000 recordings and is provided through the Beethoven Network — a network originally designed to help public radio stations expand their local operation and improve the quality of late night programming. MORE>
  • BBC World Service 1:00 am - 7:00 am

    BBC World Service

    360 minutes The BBC is the largest broadcasting organization in the world. Its mission is to enrich people's lives with programs that inform, educate and entertain. It is a public service broadcaster, established by a Royal Charter and funded by the license fee that is paid by UK households. The BBC uses the income from the license fee to provide services including 8 national TV channels plus regional programming, 10 national radio stations, 40 local radio stations and an extensive website. BBC World Service broadcasts to the world on radio, on TV and online, providing news and information in 32 languages. It is funded by a government grant, not from the license fee. The BBC also has a commercial arm, BBC Worldwide. Its profits are returned to the BBC for investment in new programming and services. MORE>
  • On the Media 7:00 am - 8:00 am

    On the Media

    60 minutes On the Media explores how the media 'sausage' is made, casts an incisive eye on fluctuations in the marketplace of ideas, and examines threats to the freedom of information and expression in America and abroad. For one hour a week, the show tries to lift the veil from the process of "making media," especially news media, because it's through that lens that we literally see the world and the world sees us.MORE>
  • Weekend Edition Saturday 8:00 am - 10:00 am

    Weekend Edition Saturday

    120 minutes Programming Note: IPR's Community Connection is at 9:35 every second and fourth Saturday of the month during Weekend Edition. Whether revealing events in small-town America or overseas, or profiling notable personalities, Weekend Edition from NPR News appreciates the extraordinary details that make up every story. This two-hour weekend morning newsmagazine covers hard news, a wide variety of newsmakers, and cultural stories with care, accuracy, and a wink of humor. Weekend Edition Saturday 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. The two-hour program is hosted by NPR's Peabody Award-winning Scott SimonMORE>
  • Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! 10:00 am - 11:00 am

    Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!

    60 minutes For a wacky and whip-smart approach to the week's news and newsmakers, listen no further than Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!, the oddly informative news quiz from NPR. During each fast-paced, irreverent show, host Peter Sagal leads what might be characterized as the news Olympics. Callers, panelists, and guests compete by answering questions about the week's events, identifying impersonations, filling in the blanks at lightning speed, sniffing out fake news items, and deciphering limericks. Listeners vie for a chance to win the most coveted prize in radio: having Scorekeeper Emeritus Carl Kasell record the outgoing message on their home answering machine. MORE>
  • Fresh Air Weekend 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Fresh Air Weekend

    60 minutes Everything you love about Fresh Air, tailored for Saturday. Hear highlights from the show's best interviews and reviews. Each week, nearly 4.5 million people listen to the show's intimate conversations broadcast on more than 450 NPR stations across the country, as well as in Europe on the World Radio Network. Though Fresh Air has been categorized as a "talk show," it hardly fits the mold. Its 1994 Peabody Award citation credits Fresh Air with "probing questions, revelatory interviews and unusual insights." And a variety of top publications count Gross among the country's leading interviewers. The show gives interviews as much time as needed, and complements them with comments from well-known critics and commentators.MORE>
  • The Splendid Table 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    The Splendid Table

    60 minutes The Splendid Table is radio's preeminent food program. Host Lynne Rossetto Kasper and producer Sally Swift create this award-winning program that explores the entire spectrum of food: from cheese making to finding wine bargains to the science of a great cup of coffee great to the best little greasy spoons in America. The Splendid Table has been at the forefront of food issues and policies since its inception. Long before eating local became a catchphrase and farmers' markets became ubiquitous, the show had to make sure to define such terms as organic and sustainable for listeners. Today those terms have become part of the everyday lexicon, and people's hunger for wholesome food and the rituals surrounding it has only increased.MORE>
  • You Bet Your Garden 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    You Bet Your Garden

    60 minutes Programming Note: The Metropolitan Opera's Saturday Matinee Broadcast may be heard December through May at 1pm on WBSB, 89.5 FM in Anderson. An hour of "chemical-free horticultural hijinks," You Bet Your Garden is a weekly, nationally syndicated Public Radio show airing out of WLVT in Philadelphia that offers fiercely organic advice to gardeners far and wide. Host Mike McGrath offers tips on fending off garden and household pests without the use of toxic chemicals, caring for lawns and landscapes without losing your mind and growing without groaning in tough conditions like extreme heat, unending rain and lousy soil.MORE>
  • Radiolab 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Radiolab

    60 minutes Each hour Radiolab takes a big idea, so big that it lives everywhere, hiding in a thousand places under different names, and chases that idea, going wherever whim takes. Along the way, hosts Jad Abumrad and Robert Krulwich interview, argue, imagine and discover the hidden connections that make this idea so surprisingly powerful. And the sounds you hear are as new and startling as the ideas explored. It's Technicolor radio. MORE>
  • TED Radio Hour 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    TED Radio Hour

    60 minutes Programming Note: The Owsley Moment is at 3:04 every Saturday during the TED Radio Hour. A journey through fascinating ideas, astonishing inventions, and new ways to think and create. Based on riveting TEDTalks from the world's most remarkable minds. The program is hosted by Guy Raz, who served for much of the 2000s as a correspondent covering eastern Europe and the Middle East, and who most recently was weekend host of NPR News’ afternoon news magazine All Things Considered.MORE>
  • This American Life 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    This American Life

    60 minutes This American Life is a weekly public radio show broadcast on more than 500 stations to about 2.2 million listeners. It is produced in collaboration with Chicago Public Media, delivered to stations by The Public Radio Exchange, and has won all of the major broadcasting awards. It is also often the most popular podcast in the country, with another 2.4 million people downloading each episode. There's a theme to each episode of This American Life, and a variety of stories on that theme. Most of the stories are journalism, with an occasional comedy routine or essay. There's lots more to the show, but it's sort of hard to describe. MORE>
  • All Things Considered 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    All Things Considered

    60 minutes Programming Note: IPR's Community Connection is at 5:35 every Sunday during All Things Considered. NPR's flagship evening newsmagazine delivers in-depth reporting and transforms the way listeners understand current events and view the world. Every weekday, hosts Audie Cornish, Mary Louise Kelly, and Ari Shapiro present two hours of breaking news mixed with compelling analysis, insightful commentaries, interviews, and special — sometimes quirky — features, along with local Indiana news by Stephanie Wiechmann. A one-hour edition of the program runs on Saturday and Sunday, hosted by Michel Martin. The show keeps listeners informed of breaking news and business updates all weekend long, by intelligently combining hard news and cultural commentary from across America and around the world.MORE>
  • Live from Here 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Live from Here

    120 minutes Live from Here with Chris Thile is a Saturday-night destination for audiences everywhere. This variety show features a unique blend of musical performances, comedy and audience interaction. Acclaimed musician and songwriter Chris Thile welcomes a wide range of well-known and up-and-coming talent to share the stage and create a beautiful listening experience.MORE>
  • American Routes 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

    American Routes

    120 minutes Programming Note: Shout! Black Gospel Music Moments is at 9:00 every Saturday during American Routes. American Routes is a weekly two-hour public radio program produced in New Orleans, presenting a broad range of American music - 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. American Routes explores the shared musical and cultural threads in these American styles and genres of music - and how they are distinguished.MORE>
  • The Scene 10:00 pm - 11:00 pm

    The Scene

    60 minutes The Scene is a weekly public radio show produced in Indiana that features music in performance from around the great Hoosier state. Each week, we bring listeners an hour of live music performed in local venues catered by a team of human beings who simply love music. Our goal is to promote the Indiana music scene by focusing on the music itself. We want to tell the story of the music happening in our own backyards, to be a spark of conversation between fellow music-lovers, and to give listeners a bit of context about new and upcoming artists, sometimes through interviews with the musicians themselves. The Scene is produced at Indiana Public Radio in collaboration with Ball State's Music & Media Production department and is made possible in part by listeners (just like you!) and the Vice President for Information Technology at Ball State.MORE>
  • BBC World Service 11:00 pm - 12:00 am

    BBC World Service

    60 minutes The BBC is the largest broadcasting organization in the world. Its mission is to enrich people's lives with programs that inform, educate and entertain. It is a public service broadcaster, established by a Royal Charter and funded by the license fee that is paid by UK households. The BBC uses the income from the license fee to provide services including 8 national TV channels plus regional programming, 10 national radio stations, 40 local radio stations and an extensive website. BBC World Service broadcasts to the world on radio, on TV and online, providing news and information in 32 languages. It is funded by a government grant, not from the license fee. The BBC also has a commercial arm, BBC Worldwide. Its profits are returned to the BBC for investment in new programming and services. MORE>