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Programs A-Z

  • 1A is a show for a changing America. 

    Every day, host Joshua Johnson convenes a conversation about the most important issues of our time. The show takes a deep and unflinching look at America, bringing context and insight to stories...

  • Acousticity showcased a broad spectrum of acoustic music, from the classic American folk sounds of Woody Guthrie, Bill Monroe and Bob Wills to more modern purveyors like Gillian Welch, the Milk Carton Kids and the Avett Brothers, with...

  • All Songs Considered started in 2000. It was inspired and first featured music heard on NPR's daily news show All Things Considered. Bob Boilen directed that program and chose the music for 19 years.

    All Songs Considered started as a...

  • 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 Audie Cornish, Arie Shapiro, and Mary Louise Kelly.

    During each broadcast,...

  • American Routes is a weekly two-hour public radio program produced in New Orleans, presenting a broad range of American music — blues and jazz, gospel and soul, old-time...

  • Ask Me Another is the rambunctious live show from NPR and WNYC that blends brainteasers, pub trivia, comedy and music into an hour of mind-bending fun. Host Ophira...

  • Bullseye is a public radio show about what's good in popular culture. With a keen editorial eye, this program sifts the wheat from the chaff, and brings you hot culture picks, in-depth interviews with the most revered and revolutionary...

  • Center Stage features show stopper after show stopper from Broadway, those much loved MGM-Hollywood musicals, and London's West End. Count on singing along with classic show tunes and sound tracks as well as the best new music from...

  • WGLT's Laura Kennedy highlights a wide variety of events and personalities certain to be of interest to listeners in central Illinois. The program features interviews and behind-the-scenes reports about new art exhibits, music releases and live...

  • Discover the hidden side of everything with Stephen J. Dubner, co-author of the Freakonomics books.

    Each week, Freakonomics Radio tells you things you always thought you knew (but didn’t) and things you never thought you wanted to know ...

  • From controlling critters to whacking weeds to finding just the right plant for your plot, GLT's Grow is your source for sage gardening advice and down-to-earth tips. Host Patrick Murphy is ready to take on all your gardening questions...

  • Supreme Court rulings. Breaking news. Thoughtful interviews.

    A live production of NPR and WBUR Boston, in collaboration with public radio stations across the country, Here & Now reflects the fluid world of news as it’s...

  • Shankar Vedantam uses science and storytelling to reveal the unconscious patterns that drive human behavior, shape our choices and direct our relationships.

  • An updated roots-based format that encompasses WGLT's deep history with blues and folk while including soul and gospel seasoned with a dash of adult rock.

  • A talk show with a heart. Each week, Sam interviews people in the culture who deserve your attention. Plus weekly wraps of the news with other journalists. Join Sam as he makes sense of the world through conversation.

  • Marketplace Morning Report®, hosted by David Brancaccio, kicks your weekday off right. A regular segment on NPR’s Morning Edition®, MMR gives you a global perspective on what's making the business news headlines to go with that first cup of...

  • McHistory goes back in time to explore big moments and small stories from McLean County history. McHistory episodes can be heard periodically on WGLT's Sound Ideas. The series is produced in partnership with the

  • Every weekday for over three decades, NPR's Morning Edition has taken listeners around the country and the world with multifaceted stories and commentaries that inform, challenge and occasionally amuse. Morning Edition is the...

  • Next to Normal Story Slam is a monthly storytelling event held at the McLean County Arts Center. People tell personal stories that revolve around a chosen theme. It is an opportunity to listen, connect and share. Segments are periodically...

  • On Point is broadcast every weekday on NPR stations around the country. Produced by WBUR in Boston, On Point’s vibrant conversation covers everything from breaking news to ancient poetry, and features writers, politicians, journalists, artists,...

  • While maintaining the civility and fairness that are the hallmarks of public radio, On The Media tackles sticky issues with a frankness and transparency that has built trust with listeners and led to more than a tripling of its audience in five...

  • There’s the sports world and there’s the rest of the world; NPR brings them together on Only A Game.

    An award-winning weekly sports magazine hosted by veteran NPR commentator Bill Littlefield, Only A Game is radio for...

  • The eclectic mix of big band swing, vintage hot jazz and Las Vegas headliners on Radio Munson offers great music of a different era. Don plays Ellington and Sinatra, Sarah Vaughan and Django Reinhardt, Bob Scobey's Frisco Jazz Band and Stan...

  • Radiolab is a show about curiosity, where sound illuminates ideas and the boundaries blur between science, philosophy, and human experience.  Radiolab is heard around the country on more than 450 NPR member stations.

  • Sound Opinions is where people who love music can come together. You can make discoveries, debate, learn about pop culture, engage, have fun and find new ways to further enrich your lives through music.

    Whether you're an expert, or just...

  • The best reporting from in and around Illinois, via NPR Illinois.

  • An idea is the one gift that you can hang onto even after you've given it away. Welcome to TED Radio Hour hosted by Guy Raz – a journey through fascinating ideas: astonishing inventions, fresh approaches to old problems, new ways to...

  • A 21st century radio show for the 21st state, this hourlong live news and information program brings people together and sparks conversations on-air and online around the issues and ideas that affect people’s everyday lives across the state....

  • This American Life is a weekly public radio show broadcast on more than 500 stations to about 2.2 million listeners. It is produced in collaboration with Chicago Public Media...

  • 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...

  • NPR's flagship evening newsmagazine delivers in-depth reporting and transforms the way listeners understand current events and view the world.

    A one-hour edition of the program runs on Saturday and Sunday, hosted by Michel Martin. The...

  • Saturday mornings are made for Weekend Edition Saturday, 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...

  • 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...

  • WGLT's Music Director Jon Norton interviews big names and emerging talent from the music world as their travels take them into Central Illinois. Discover eclectic music spanning blues, rock, jazz, and more.

  • WGLT's Sound Ideas is newsmakers. It's gardening, science, the arts, and a central Illinois music calendar. It's pet care, blues, poetry, and jazz. It's the sounds of your life and your places.

    This hourlong radio news magazine is...

  • WGLT's The Leadoff is a daily dose of Bloomington-Normal news, arts and culture, and music. Every day on WGLT's daily podcast, we'll deep-dive into one local story. Then we'll get you ready for the day (or the weekend) with a look ahead with...

  • World Cafe launched in 1991. Distributed by NPR to more than 200 U.S. radio stations and heard by nearly 600,000 listeners each week, World Cafe is known by artists, appreciative audiences, and the radio and music industries as an influential...