Programs A-Z

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

     

  • All Things Considered is the most listened-to, afternoon drive-time, news radio program in the country. Each evening hear the biggest stories of the day, thoughtful commentaries,...

  • 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...

  • BBC Newshour - Global news and analysis from the BBC World Service. Join the BBC's leading team of presenters for the best interviews, features and analysis of world events.

  • Live news from London all night... and programs including The World Today and Outlook.

  • Car Talk - 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....

  • Fresh Air - Terry Gross hosts the Peabody Award-winning weekday magazine of contemporary arts and issues.  Opening the window on contemporary arts and issues with guests from...

  • 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 morning and adds important conversations on...

  • Issues and Ale is an event series from Michigan Radio designed to engage people in conversations about important issues facing Michigan... in an informal atmosphere.  The events are hosted by Michigan Radio reporters and feature experts on the...

  • Politics can be messy. Politics can be confusing. But, that certainly doesn't mean politics can't be a total thrilling joy-ride. Join It's Just Politics hosts Zoe Clark and

  • Every Friday, author and sports commentator John U. Bacon offers up his thoughts and views on the sports stories going on around our region.

  • Our M I Curious series is a news experiment that seeks to include you in our editorial decision-making, make journalism more transparent, and strengthen multimedia coverage of our state.

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  • Marketplace is Public radio's premier program of business and economic news. In-depth focus on the latest business news both nationally and internationally, the global economy, and wider...

  • Market Place Money - Personal finance that's pertinent to your wallet. A weekly personal finance program that looks at why we do what we do with our money: your...

  • Michigan Watch is Michigan Radio’s investigative/accountability reporting unit. Headed by veteran reporter Lester Graham, Michigan Watch provides in-depth reports on topics of importance that may require a longer and more involved examination....

  • Morning Edition is the most listened-to news radio program in the country. The show brings listeners up-to-the-minute news, background analysis, commentary, interviews...

  • Every Tuesday, Michigan Radio's All Things Considered  host Jennifer White talks with state and federal lawmakers, community leaders, experts and advocates about issues that affect Michigan citizens.

    You can find past interviews...

  • About On Being

    On Being with Krista Tippett takes up the big questions with scientists and theologians, artists and teachers — some you know and others you'll love to meet. Each week a new discovery...

  • On Point- Hear provocative voices and passionate discussion as Tom Ashbrook confronts the stories that are at the center of what is important in the world today. Leaving no perspective...

  • On the Media is an up-close look at what the media are covering and why. While maintaining the civility and fairness that are the hallmarks of public radio, On the Media tackles sticky issues with a...

  • Radiolab is a show about curiosity. Where sound illuminates ideas, and the boundaries blur between science, philosophy, and human experience.

  • Science Friday - NPR's midday news-talk show - an exchange of ideas and opinions on the issues that dominate science news.  Explore science-related topics -- from subatomic particles and...

  • Snap Judgment is a themed, weekly NPR storytelling show. Snap Judgment focuses on presenting compelling personal stories about extraordinary and defining events in people's lives - mixing...

  • State of Opportunity is a multi-year reporting and community engagement project focused on how poverty affects children in Michigan. It will shed light on the challenges of growing up or raising kids while struggling to pay the bills and...

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  • Talk of the Nation - NPR's call-in and conversation about the latest news and trends. Each day, Talk of the Nation combines the award-winning resources of NPR News...

  • TED Radio Hour - An idea is the one gift that you can hang onto even after you've given it away. Welcome to TED Radio Hour – a journey through fascinating ideas:...

  • Funner, snuck, and LOL are all things that we're hearing people say these days.

    That's What They Say is a weekly segment on Michigan Radio that explores our changing language.University of Michigan English Professor

  • The Diane Rehm Show - Diane Rehm's unique interview style takes us behind the headlines, and into often personal stories... plus, your calls. Thoughtful and lively conversations on an...

  • The Dinner Party is a smart and funny public radio show about everything excellent in culture. In each episode, hosts Rico Gagliano & Brendan...

  • The Moth shares true stories told live. During this round of storytelling, a woman meets her brother for the first time at their father's funeral, a professional blackjack player faces his gambling demons,...

  • The Splendid Table - Public radio's weekly exploration of food and culture. More than just talking about recipes, Splendid Table explores everything about food: the culture, the...

  • The Story highlights the extraordinary stories found in ordinary people.

  • The World mix of in-depth news, features, interviews, and music from around the globe. The World also features popular segments such as The Geo Quiz and The Global Hit.  

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  • This American Life True stories of regular people and the extraordinary circumstances we can find ourselves in.

  • Wait Wait Don't Tell Me - Peter Sagal and Carl Kasell host the weekly NPR News quiz show. Each week you can test your knowledge against some of the best and...

  • Enter the mind of Jonathan Goldstein. It's a nice place to visit, but you wouldn't want to live there. Part monologue and part telephone conversation, WireTap ushers you into the endearingly odd, funny universe of Jonathan's friends and family....

  • Wits is a live public radio show that brings world-class comedians, actors, and musicians to the stage of the Fitzgerald Theater, where host John Moe gives them and the audience the time of their lives.