Programs A-Z

  • Public Radio's weekly Jazz, Blues, and Comedy Jam, recorded live from 12th Street in Kansas City, where Basie tickled the ivories and Big Joe Turner shouted the blues. Each week we celebrate the birthday of a jazz or blues great with topical...

  • Each week, 51% tunes into the issues of particular concern to women and, by extension, to all of us. This award-winning program takes an honest look at the questions, concerns, and successes born out of the professional and social progress made...

  • Acoustic Café is a two hour weekly radio show, and an independent media production of RDR Radio, LLC. The program is produced and hosted by Rob Reinhart, who started the show in...

  • American Routes is a two-hour weekly excursion into American music, spanning eras and genres—roots rock and soul, blues and country, jazz, gospel and beyond.

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  • BackStory is a weekly hour-long show in which renowned U.S. historians Ed Ayers, Peter Onuf, and Brian Balogh tear a topic from the headlines and plumb its historical depths. Over the course of each episode, the historian-hosts are joined by...

  • Each week, Beale Street Caravan brings the Sounds of Memphis to an international public radio audience. Live, concert performances from contemporary masters of blues, soul, and rock n roll traditions. The program is hosted by Pat Mitchell...

  • "Michael Silverblatt is the best reader in America."--Norman Mailer. The Bookworm: a man who converses on an intellectual plane with writers, who reads not only everything they've ever written but everything by everyone who's ever influenced...

  • Brazilian Hour is an eclectic show devoted to Brazilian music, and featuring styles such as samba, bossa nova, instrumental, pop, afro-bloco, and more. The show also features interviews. It has been offered free-of-charge since 1980.

  • BROADWAY TO MAIN STREET is devoted to music that began on the Broadway stage.  Each episode of “Broadway to Main Street”—will celebrate an important show or legendary songwriter or examine a historical or cultural movement.  The songs will be...

  • Conversations from the World Cafe® is a weekly one-hour radio magazine that presents some interview and performances elements of the daily show while exploring issues and trends in contemporary music & culture.

  • Drawing on an international network of experts, analysts, activists and artists, CounterSpin dissects news coverage of a wide range of issues and current events. The show is a welcome antidote to the tweedle-dee, tweedle-dum reporting that...

  • DOG TALK® (and Kitties, Too!) has been on WPPB for 9 years and over 450 consecutive shows. In 2010, the show won a Gracie® Award (the radio equivalent of an Oscar) as the “Best entertainment and information program on local public...

  • Friday Night Soul - dance and romance music from the 50s to the 80s, including Soul, Disco, Latin and Old-School hip hop.

  • A live production from NPR and WBUR Boston, in collaboration with public radio stations across the country, Here & Now reflects the fluid world of news as it's happening, with timely, smart and in-depth news and conversation.

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  • This series profiles humanitarians, idealists and visionaries, hosted by award-winning documentary producer DAVID FREUDBERG.

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  • Invisibilia (Latin for "all the invisible things") explores the intangible forces that shape human behavior-things like ideas and beliefs. Invisibilia delves into a wide array of human behavior. Interweaving narrative storytelling with...

  • Join The Jam Session in person or on the radio... an energetic inspiring live Jazz performance every Thursday night at 7 PM at Bay Burger, a roadhouse family restaurant in Sag Harbor and on WPPB  88.3 FM every Wednesday night at 7PM.  

  • What inspires the people who inspire you? How do creative people create? World-renowned jazz pianist Judy Carmichael explores these questions with her guests every week on her public radio show Judy Carmichael's Jazz Inspired. Celebrated...

  • You can find the region's most in-depth look at New York State politics and government each week on The Legislative Gazette.

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  • Monday through Friday WPPB broadcasts national news reported through the resources of NPR (6am - 9am). From 7am to 9am our Long Island Morning Edition host Michael Mackey provides frequent local weather updates as well as regional news stories...

  • Making Contact is a weekly, 29-minute international public-affairs program that is available free to all public radio stations. Listeners hear from people who share experiences and insights -- not the conventional wisdom. Showcasing voices and...

  • In-depth focus on the latest business news both nationally and internationally, the global economy, and wider events linked to the financial markets. The only national daily business news program originating from the West Coast, Marketplace is...

  • American Public Media's Marketplace Morning Report provides a quick jump on the day's business news.

  • A weekly review of news and happening in the Hamptons hosted by Bonnie Grice in conversation with reporters and editors from local newspapers across the East End of Long Island.

  • The Metropolitan Opera (the "Met") is an opera company based in New York City, resident at the Metropolitan Opera House, located at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. The company is operated by the non-profit Metropolitan...

  • The Mormon Tabernacle Choir can’t reach everyone in person, but its weekly program, Music and the Spoken Word, can. For almost 86 years, nearly the lifetime of radio, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir has been a phenomenon of broadcasting,...

  • NEW LETTERS ON THE AIR is a weekly half-hour show that has been entertaining and informing audiences about contemporary writers and literature since 1977. Each week, the program focuses on a writer of poetry, fiction or essays, either in an...

  • New Orleans Calling is an internationally syndicated weekly radio show produced by George Ingmire highlighting the unique music, food, festivals, and culture of the Crescent City. Ingmire culls from WWOZ's vast library of live recordings and...

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

  • For 35 years, millions of Americans and citizens of the world have turned to MacNeil/Lehrer Productions for the solid, reliable reporting that has made he most trusted news programs in television.

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  • Planetary Radio, the weekly half-hour series about space exploration, has been available to all stations since July 20, 2004, the thirty-fifth anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing.  We invite you to download it for review Tuesdays at 1600...

  • Pubradio Jazz presents a 24/7 acoustic mainstream jazz service focusing on a strong lyrical sound. PubradioJazz designed to delight both casual listeners and passionate jazz lovers and hosted by personable and knowledgeable...

  • Hosted by KFOG personality Rosalie Howarth, the Putumayo World Music Hour is an internationally syndicated radio show that takes listeners on a weekly journey through the music of many different cultures, now heard internationally on more than...

  • Every weekend John and his wife and co-host, singer Jessica Molaskey, play music and entertain guests in their "deluxe living room". The stories, the laughs, the artists and their songs make the party a must for listeners week after week. John...

  • Realife… the program that talks about the life of real estate in the Hamptons and the North Fork… The people, the places and the things that are the pulse and heartbeat of life on the East End.

  • Song Travels is a new one-hour, series distributed by NPR and hosted by the renowned "Ambassador of the Great American Songbook," Michael Feinstein. As host and artistic director, Feinstein uncovers the intimate journey singers and songs take...

  • Sports Innerview with Ann Liguori airs every Saturday morning from 9-10 AM EST and features award-winning sports talk show host, reporter, interviewer and author, Ann Liguori, talking to top...

  • Welcome to The Dinner Party Download - an hour-long celebration of culture, food, and conversation designed to help you dazzle your friends at this weekend's get-together. In every episode you'll learn a joke, bone up on an odd bit of history...

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  • Each week, veteran broadcaster and interviewer Bonnie Grice invites her guests to dip into their musical memories and their CD collections to let the rest of us know how music has inspired, comforted or just been a part of their lives.

  • TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started out (in 1984) as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design. Since then its scope has become ever broader. Along...

  • The Urban Jazz Experience, music that centers around mid-twentieth century progressive jazz and music iconic of mid-twentieth century entertainment.

  • Garrison Keillor’s The Writer’s Almanac is a daily radio and on-line program and podcast of poetry and historical interest pieces, usually of literary significance. Each program is a five minutes long daily program that includes...

  • "Travel with Rick Steves" is a fun, hour-long, practical talk show with guest experts and questions from travelers. This weekly program is a lively conversation between travelers and the experts as we learn to explore our world smartly,...

  • WPPB joins forces with Peconic Bay Medical Center to produce and present a new program, “What’s Up Doc”, hosted by PBMC’s Chief Executive Officer, Andrew Mitchell. This unique new program focuses...

  • Listeners call With Good Reason the best way to make a long drive fly by and a much needed forum. Each week scholars explore the worlds of literature, science, the arts, politic, history, and business through lively discussions with...

  • Folksinger, Michael Johnathon hosts an hour long weekly live audience Americana format show that presents the best grassroots and acoustic music to a global audience. The live performances and conversations with the artists are used...