Programs A-Z

Speaking Volumes is a weekly conversation on books and reading with interesting people from all walks of life here in Pittsburgh, maybe even you! Share what you are reading for a chance to be...

A tiny radio show about design, architecture & the 99% invisible activity that shapes our world. From producer Roman Mars, PRX and KALW in San Francisco. In August 2012, 99% Invisible became the highest-funded journalism project...

NPR's afternoon news magazine, featuring a mix of interviews, commentaries, reviews, and offbeat features from around the world, and in and around Pittsburgh, hosted locally by Larkin Page Jacobs.

For more than 80 years, the BBC World Service has been the globe's most comprehensive source for news. No other news organization has a network of international correspondents, reporters and producers to rival the BBC. Whenever and wherever...

From the man behind Maximum Fun.org and The Sound of Young America, Bullseye is a public radio show about what's good in popular culture. With a...

Intelligent car advice mixed with hilarious stories of automobile mayhem. Hosted by "Click and Clack, the Tappet Brothers" Tom and Ray Magliozzi.

The Commonwealth Club of California is the nation's oldest and largest public affairs forum, offering over 400 annual events on topics ranging across politics, culture, society and the economy.

The Dinner Party is a smart and funny public radio show about everything excellent in culture. Think NPR meets Vanity Fair. In each episode, hosts Rico Gagliano (Pitt graduate!) & Brendan Francis Newnam talk with some of the world's most...

Fresh Air is the Peabody Award-winning weekday magazine of contemporary arts and issues from NPR hosted by Terry Gross. Though Fresh Air has been categorized as a "talk show," it hardly fits the mold. Its 1994 Peabody Award citation credits...

Here! Now! In the moment! Paddling in the middle of a fast moving stream of news and information. Here & Now is Public Radio's daily news magazine, bringing you the news that breaks after "Morning Edition" and before "All Things Considered....

Showcases the work of critically acclaimed broadcaster and performance artist Joe Frank, known best for his engaging, often philosophical, monologues and radio dramas. Sometimes weird, sometimes edgy and controversial but always amazing.

A weekly, hour-long romp through the worlds of media, politics, sports and show business, leavened with an eclectic mix of mysterious music, hosted by Harry Shearer.

Live Wire! is a radio variety show recorded in front of an enthusiastic live audience from the Alberta Rose Theatre in NE Portland, Oregon. The show features live music and performance, unpredictable conversation, and original comedy. It's...

Living on Earth with Steve Curwood is the weekly environmental news and information program distributed by Public Radio International. Every week Living on Earth brings news, features, interviews and commentary on a broad range of ecological...

Hosted by Kai Ryssdal, award-winning Marketplace is a daily magazine of business and economics.

Marketplace Weekend brings the week’s economic headlines home by looking at those matters with wit and wisdom. The weekly, hour-long program offers a mix of feature stories and segments to help people better understand the economic...

NPR's up-to-the-minute news, background analysis, commentary and coverage of news, politics, arts, sports, and more from around the world and in and around Pittsburgh, hosted locally by 90.5 WESA's Josh Raulerson.

Music from India is the longest-running Indian music program in the country. It is hosted by Harish Saluja and Dr. Vijay Bahl. Both hosts volunteer not only their time but their personal music collections where the playlist comes from over 2...

On the Media explores how the media "sausage" is made, casts an incisive eye on fluctuations in the marketplace of ideas, and examines threats to the freedom of information and expression in America and abroad. For one hour a week, the show...

An award-winning weekly sports magazine hosted by veteran NPR commentator Bill Littlefield, Only A Game is radio for the serious sports fan and the steadfast sports avoider. Produced by WBUR in Boston, Only A Game puts sports in perspective...

Prosody showcases writers of national and international note as well as local writers. Guests have included U.S. Poet Laureates, Pulitzer Prize winners, MacArthur Grant recipients, National Book Award winners, journalists, and musicians....

Q, from the CBC, is an energetic daily arts, culture, and entertainment magazine that takes you on a smart and surprising ride, interviewing personalities and tackling the cultural issues that matter. Hosted by Jian Ghomeshi, with his trademark...

Hosted by Jad Abumrad and Robert Krulwich, the show focuses on topics of a scientific and philosophical nature. The show attempts to approach broad, difficult topics such as "time" and "morality" in an accessible and light-hearted manner and...

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