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Peter Sagal

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 made up. On the Web, you can play along too.

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
11:35 pm
Fri May 17, 2013

Prediction

Originally published on Sat May 18, 2013 11:09 am

Our panelists predict what failed-spy Ryan Fogle will do next.

Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
11:35 pm
Fri May 17, 2013

Who's Bill This Time

Originally published on Sat May 18, 2013 11:09 am

Transcript

BILL KURTIS: From NPR and WBEZ-Chicago, this is WAIT WAIT...DON'T TELL ME!, the NPR News quiz. I'm legendary anchorman Bill Kurtis, filling in for Carl Kasell.

(LAUGHTER)

KURTIS: And here's your host, at the Chase Bank Auditorium in downtown Chicago, Peter Sagal.

PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Thank you, Bill.

(APPLAUSE)

SAGAL: Thank you everybody. Thank you, guys. Thank you so much. We've got a great show for you today. We've got Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Alice Cooper. He'll be playing our game later.

(APPLAUSE)

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
11:35 pm
Fri May 17, 2013

Panel Round Two

Originally published on Sat May 18, 2013 11:09 am

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BILL KURTIS: From NPR and WBEZ-Chicago, this is WAIT, WAIT...DON'T TELL ME!, the NPR news quiz. I'm legendary anchorman Bill Kurtis, filling in for Carl Kasell. We're playing this week with Tom Bodett, Kyrie O'Connor and Bobcat Goldthwait. And here again is your host, at the Chase Bank Auditorium in downtown Chicago, Peter Sagal.

PETER SAGAL HOST: Thank you, Bill.

(APPLAUSE)

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
12:27 am
Sat May 11, 2013

Panel Round Two

Originally published on Sat May 11, 2013 10:12 am

More questions for the panel: Wishful Shrinking, Jog D.M.C, That New Car B.O.

Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
12:27 am
Sat May 11, 2013

Prediction

Originally published on Sat May 11, 2013 10:12 am

Our panelists predict what the cicadas will be surprised to see after 17 years.

Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
12:27 am
Sat May 11, 2013

Bluff The Listener

Originally published on Sat May 11, 2013 10:12 am

Our panelists tell three stories based on a photo of Tom Selleck.

Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
2:49 am
Sat May 4, 2013

Music Interlude

Originally published on Sat May 4, 2013 10:56 am

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CARL KASELL: From NPR and WBEZ-Chicago this is WAIT WAIT...DON'T TELL ME!, the NPR News quiz. I'm Carl Kasell. We're playing this week with Mo Rocca, Tom Bodett, and Paula Poundstone. And here again is your host, at the New York University Skirball Center, Peter Sagal.

(APPLAUSE)

PETER SAGAL, HOST:

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
2:49 am
Sat May 4, 2013

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Originally published on Sat May 4, 2013 10:56 am

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Now onto our final game, Lightning Fill in the Blank. Each of our players will have 60 seconds in which to answer as many fill-in-the-blank questions as he or she can. Each correct answer now worth two points. Carl, can you give us the scores?

CARL KASELL: Mo Rocca has the lead, Peter. He has four points. Paula Poundstone has three, Tom Bodett has one.

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
2:49 am
Sat May 4, 2013

Who's Carl This Time

Originally published on Sat May 4, 2013 10:56 am

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CARL KASELL: From NPR and WBEZ-Chicago, this is WAIT WAIT...DON'T TELL ME!, the NPR News quiz. I'm Carl Kasell, and here's your host, at New York University's Skirball Center for the Performing Arts in New York City, Peter Sagal.

(APPLAUSE)

PETER SAGAL, HOST:

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
11:22 am
Sat April 27, 2013

Who's Carl This Time?

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CARL KASSELL: From NPR and WBEZ-Chicago, this is WAIT WAIT...DON'T TELL ME!, the NPR News quiz. I'm Carl Kassell. And here's your host, from the Chase Bank Auditorium in downtown Chicago, Peter Sagal.

(APPLAUSE)

PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Thank you, Carl. Thanks everybody. Thank you. We have got a really fun show for you today. We have actor and one-time Obama adminstration member, now game show host Kal Penn will be joining us later. I'll ask him how it feels to finally hit the big time.

(LAUGHTER)

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