Programs A-Z

  • All Things Considered is the most listened-to, afternoon drive-time, news radio program in the country. Every weekday the two-hour show is hosted by Robert Siegel

  • NPR's Ask Me Another is a lively hour of puzzles, word games, and trivia played in front of (and with) a live audience. Ask Me Another's entertaining melange of brainteasers and fun is a descendant of Weekend Edition...

  • 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...

  • Freakonomics Radio ferrets out connections between seemingly unrelated things. The program explores the riddles of everyday life and the weird wrinkles of human nature— from cheating and crime to parenting and sports— using the tools 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...

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

  • 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...

  • A weekly spotlight on arts activities in Central Illinois. Each week, Peoria Public Radio's Nathan Irwin and Jenn Gordon of Arts Partners of Central Illinois talk with area actors, musicians, artists and community leaders about an upcoming arts...

  • Join Peoria Public Radio on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the Month for our live broadcasts of the Peoria City Council meetings. The meetings begin at 6:00 p.m. and are aired in their entirety.

  • Recorded live every Saturday,  A Prairie Home Companion features comedy sketches, music, and Garrison Keillor's signature monologue, "The News from Lake Wobegon." Join us for A Prairie Home Companion this weekend! 

  • Each hour we take a big idea, so big that it lives everywhere, hiding in a thousand places under different names, and we chase that idea, going wherever whim takes us. Along the way, hosts Jad Abumrad and Robert Krulwich interview, argue,...

  • Snap Judgment has a raw, intimate, and musical brand of storytelling that dares listeners to see a sliver of the world through the eyes of another. Snap Judgment host Glynn Washington takes listeners on a narrative journey -...

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

  • 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 soundscapes...

  • The 21st is a new public radio show for Illinois, creating conversations and covering stories, big and small, about our state. Tune in weeknights to hear from and talk with other Illinois residents about the issues that matter most here. A...

  • 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 honesty,...

  • The Takeaway is an hour-long national news program that relies on the contributions of listeners across the country to deliver the perspectives and analysis you need to understand the day’s news. Host John Hockenberry convenes conversations...

  • Each weekday, host Marco Werman and his team of producers bring you the world's most interesting stories in an hour of radio that reminds us just how small our planet really is. 

  • 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...

  • 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.