WNYC Studios podcasts join the SiriusXM Insight lineup

Starting on Jan. 9, 2017, a wide-ranging selection of WNYC Studios podcasts will air on SiriusXM Insight (Ch. 121).

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December 19, 2016

Here’s the thing — and don’t rush to make a snap judgment or be a freak(onomics) about this dope new lineup for the Insight channel.

Make a note to self: WNYC Studios is joining the SiriusXM family!

Starting on Jan. 9, 2017, a wide-ranging selection of critically-acclaimed and influential podcasts produced by WYNC Studios will air on SiriusXM Insight (Ch. 121). Both first-run and archive editions of the programs will be available seven days a week.

The mix of WNYC Studios-produced programs and podcasts that will air on Insight range across subject matter including comedy, economics, drama, media, relationships, and more. The programming will mix seamlessly with the exclusive Insight shows — Stand Up with Pete Dominick, Tell Me Everything with John Fugelsang, and The Dean Obeidallah Show — which will continue in their current timeslots.
wn16_wnycstudios_black_plain-rgb-trans WNYC Studios podcasts airing on SiriusXM Insight (Ch. 121) include:

freakonomicsradioFreakonomics Radio

Monday-Friday at 6 am ET

Host Stephen Dubner has surprising conversations that explore the riddles of everyday life and the weird wrinkles of human nature—from cheating and crime to parenting and sports. Dubner talks with Nobel laureates and provocateurs, social scientists and entrepreneurs — and his Freakonomics co-author Steve Levitt.


Snap Judgment

Monday-Friday at 7 am ET

With its raw, intimate, musical brand of narrative, Snap Judgment dares audiences to see the world through the eyes of another – mixing real stories with killer beats to produce radio that’s cinematic and dramatic.  It’s storytelling…with a beat.


Monday-Friday at 8 am & 8 pm ET  

Radiolab is a show about curiosity. Where sound illuminates ideas, and the boundaries blur between science, philosophy, and human experience. Hosted by Jad Abumrad with co-host Robert Krulwich, the show is designed for listeners who demand skepticism, but appreciate wonder and want to be moved and surprised. Radiolab won Peabody Awards in 2011 and 2015. 

heresthethingHere’s the Thing

Thursdays at 9 pm ET

Award-winning actor Alec Baldwin takes listeners into the lives of artists, policy makers, and performers – sidestepping the predictable by going inside the dressing rooms, apartments, and offices of people we want to understand better.

PrintDeath, Sex & Money

Mondays at 9 pm ET

Featuring the big questions and hard choices that are often left out of polite conversation, host Anna Sale talks to celebrities and listeners about relationships, money, family, work, and making it all count while we’re here.

nyrhThe New Yorker Radio Hour

Saturdays at 3 pm ET

New Yorker editor David Remnick is joined by the magazine’s award-winning writers in a weekly hour of radio that delights and informs with its mix of profiles, storytelling, and insightful conversations about the issues that matter ― plus an occasional blast of comic genius from the magazine’s legendary Shouts and Murmurs page. 

notetoself_1400x1400Note to Self

Wednesdays at 9:30 pm ET

In a quest for smart choices to help us think and live better, host Manoush Zomorodi talks with everyone from big name techies to elementary school teachers about the effects of technology on our lives.         


On The Media

Fridays at 6 pm ET & Saturdays at 4 pm ET

For listeners eager to challenge their assumptions, On the Media offers an investigation into how the media affects our worldview.  Hosts Brooke Gladstone and Bob Garfield give listeners the tools they need to survive the media maelstrom.  The Peabody Award-winning show is notable for its wry tone, lively pace, and singular insights about the stories that shape our culture.

onlyhumanOnly Human

Mondays at 9:30 pm ET

Whether training for a marathon, overcoming an illness, or trying not to go broke paying for healthcare, Only Human helps listeners make the most of their health.  Hosted by Mary Harris, Only Human is not afraid of uncomfortable conversations, and experiments with possible solutions.


2 Dope Queens

Wednesdays at 9 pm ET

Hosted by Phoebe Robinson and Jessica Williams, 2 Dope Queens share stories about sex, romance, race, hair journeys, living in New York, and more.


Sooo Many White Guys

Sundays at 8 pm ET

Phoebe Robinson hosts intimate, funny and honest conversations with musicians, actors, writers and comedians who are killing it in their fields – AND, aren’t white dudes.

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