Playlist for Sunday, October 20, 2019

  • 12:00 am: BBC World Service

    The news of the world from the BBC.

    Interstitials

  • 6:00 am: On Being

    On Being is a spacious conversation — and an evolving media space — about 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. The program began as an occasional series on Minnesota Public Radio in 1999, then became a monthly national program in September 2001, and launched as a weekly program titled Speaking of Faith in the summer of 2003.

  • 7:00 am: Weekend Edition Sunday

    Weekend Edition Sunday features interviews with newsmakers, artists, scientists, politicians, musicians, writers, theologians and historians. The program has covered news events from Nelson Mandela's 1990 release from a South African prison to the capture of Saddam Hussein.

  • 9:00 am: New Yorker Radio Hour

    The New Yorker’s editor, David Remnick, presents a weekly mix of in-depth interviews, profiles, and short bursts of humor.

  • 10:00 am: Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!

    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.

  • 11:00 am: Ask Me Another

    NPR's exciting new show featuring puzzles, word games and trivia played in front of a live audience. Ask Me Another is a co-production of NPR and WNYC.

  • 12:00 pm: Next Question

    There’s always more to the story. Next Question goes beyond the soundbite with Houston Public Media reporters and producers covering happenings around town. Tomeka Weatherspoon hosts this one-hour radio show airing Saturdays at 5pm on News 88.7.

  • 1:00 pm: The Pulse

    Maiken Scott is a reporter for WHYY’s award-winning health and science desk, and covers behavioral health issues. She has reported on a wide range of topics in that field, including new treatments for depression, the impact of stress on people’s well-being, the long-lasting effects of sustained trauma on physical and mental health, and the portrayal of mental illness in pop culture. Maiken’s work has won numerous awards, among them the prestigious Edward Murrow award. She was also recognized by the Pennsylvania Psychological Association for her work covering mental health issues. Maiken is the host of WHYY’s “The Pulse,” a weekly hour-long radio program featuring health, science and innovation news from the Philly region.

  • 2:00 pm: Milk Street

    From street food in Thailand to a bakery in a Syrian refugee camp to how one scientist uses state of the art pollen analysis to track the origins of honey (and also to solve cold murder cases), Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Radio goes anywhere and everywhere to ask questions and get answers about cooking, food, culture, wine, farming, restaurants, literature, and the lives and cultures of the people who grow, produce, and create the food we eat.

  • 3:00 pm: BBC Newshour

    Interviews, news and analysis of the day's global events.

  • 4:00 pm: All Things Considered

    The biggest stories of the day, thoughtful commentaries, insightful features on the quirky and the mainstream in arts and life, music and entertainment, all brought alive through sound.

  • 5:00 pm: The Splendid Table

    The Splendid Table is radio's preeminent food program, airing on more than 300 public radio stations in the United States, plus SIRIUS satellite radio and World Radio Switzerland. 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.

  • 6:00 pm: Innovation Hub

    Innovation Hub brings the thinkers, researchers, authors, and visionaries who are crafting our future. The show challenges conventional wisdom and showcases creativity in everything from health to the economy.

  • 7:00 pm: Climate One

    Critical issues of energy, economy, and the environment have become increasingly interdependent. When we talk about a single issue—water, energy, transportation, or another area affected by climate disruption—we can’t help but talk about the others.

  • 8:00 pm: Houston Symphony

  • 10:00 pm: Latino USA

    Latino USA is the foremost Latino voice in public media and the longest running Latino-focused program on radio. As the most consistent voice reporting on Latino news and culture since 1992, Futuro Media Group’s Latino USA (LUSA) brings depth of experience, on-the-ground connections and knowledge of current and emerging issues impacting Latino and other people of color to every broadcast. Reporting stories about diversity, culture, civic dialogue and how people live (and struggle) with difference in community is the bedrock of Latino USA.

  • 11:00 pm: Texas Matters

    Texas is a big state with a growing, diverse population and as the population grows, the issues and challenges facing its residents multiply. Texas Matters is a statewide news program that spends half an hour each week looking at the issues and culture of Texas.

  • 11:30 pm: BBC World Service

    The news of the world from the BBC.

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