Programs A-Z

March 19
A Decade At War: Afghanistan, Iraq & Counterinsurgency
After a decade of war, the soldiers are home from Iraq and they are coming home from Afghanistan. But we are left to ponder and debate the...

Programs for radio, television, online and mobile phones in English and 27 other languages

Imagine the Marx Brothers answering questions about automobiles. Picture Monty Python trying to imitate car noises. Think of A.J. Foyt telling someone how to open the car hood. Mix it all up, throw in a little Dr. Ruth and a little Smothers...

Each week, listeners across the country and around the world tune in for a lively mix of current events and public affairs programming that ranges from hard news analysis of politics and international affairs to in-depth examinations of...

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

This special weekend edition of "Fresh Air" collects the best of the preceding week’s interviews with musicians, filmmakers and authors, and offers a chance to catch up on a conversation you may have missed during the week.

Stay up-to-date with the news between Morning Edition and All Things Considered.  Here & Now combines the best in news journalism with intelligent, broad-ranging conversation to form a fast-paced program that updates the news from the...

Jazz From the Hilltop is a Peoria Public Radio program featuring the talented jazz sounds created by The Ed Kaizer Trio. Every Saturday night at 8, you're invited to join Ed and Janet Kaizer and their guest performers for an...

The weekly environmental news and information program presenting news, features, interviews and commentary on a broad range of ecological issues. 

In-depth focus on the latest business news both nationally and internationally, the global economy, and wider events linked to the financial markets. The only national daily business news program originating from the West Coast, Marketplace  is...

Marketplace Money brings the week’s economic headlines home by looking at matters of personal finance with wit and wisdom. The weekly, hour-long program offers a mix of feature stories and segments to help people better manage, save and spend...

Waking up is hard to do, but it’s easier with NPR’s Morning Edition.  Hosts Renee Montagne and Steve Inskeep bring the day’s stories and news to radio listeners on the go. Morning Edition provides news in context, airs thoughtful ideas and...

Music from the Heartland is a weekly, local concert series on WCBU featuring performances from local orchestras, choirs and chamber ensembles. Featured performers include the Peoria Symphony Orchestra...

Tackling sticky issues with a frankness and transparency.

Live broadcasts of the Peoria City Council’s Tuesday-night meetings, in their entirety. The broadcasts are preceded by “Outside the Horseshoe,” WCBU’s public-affairs program in which city officials, staff, and community members talk...

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

State Week in Review provides a half-hour recap of the week's top stories  in Illinois state government and politics. Moderator Bill Wheelhouse is joined by a regular panelists Charles Wheeler, Sean Crawford and Amanda Vinicky; and...

Each day, Talk of the Nation combines the award-winning resources of NPR News with the vital participation of listeners. The result is a spirited and productive exchange of knowledge and insight that delves deeply into the news and ideas of the...

Based on talks given by riveting speakers on the world-renowned TED stage, each show is centered on a common theme – such as the source of happiness, crowd-sourcing innovation, power shifts, or inexplicable connections – and injects...

Each week, The Moth Radio Hour features true stories told live on stage without scripts, notes, props, or accompaniment. Each hour includes humorous, heartbreaking, and poignant personal tales that delight audiences with their...

2013 is the centennial of the first performance of Stravinsky’s legendary ballet “The Rite of Spring.” To mark the occasion, Classical WCBU2 will air “The Rite of Spring – The 100 Year Shock-Wave.” This show features interviews and...

Global perspectives for an American audience.

The radio show and TV show follow the same format. There's a theme to each episode, and a variety of stories on that theme. It's mostly true stories of everyday people, though not always. There's lots more to the show, but it's sort of hard to...

Each week listeners join award-winning host Fiona Ritchie to explore the evolving Celtic musical traditions of Europe and North America. In addition to well-known artists and selections, Ritchie introduces curious listeners to Celtic influences...

A fun, hour-long, practical talk show with lively conversation between travelers and the experts as we learn to explore our world smartly, smoothly, and thoughtfully.

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...

Missed All Things Considered this week? Don't sweat it! While you were out enjoying your weekend, the team was putting together a killer set of Saturday and Sunday shows. Here's the best of what you might've missed, from in-depth cover stories...

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.

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.

Each week "Whad'Ya Know?'s" Michael Feldman looks at the happenings in the past week and offers his humorous observations about them.