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Channel 122NPR Now offers in-depth news, features, and entertainment produced and assembled by NPR specifically for SiriusXM. NPR's variety channel features Fresh Air and Marketplace, plus public radio favorites like Car Talk, Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!, Talk of the Nation, as well as new productions from independent producers and public radio stations nationwide.

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1A

1A aspires to be the most important daily conversation about cutting edge issues. The show takes a deep and unflinching look at America, bringing context and insight to stories unfolding across the country and the world. 1A explores policy, politics, and technology, while also delving into lighter subjects: pop culture, sports and humor.

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Here and Now

Here and Now

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4 hrs

Here & Now combines the best in news journalism with intelligent, broad-ranging conversation to form a fast-paced program th

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 public policy and foreign affairs, science and technology, and the arts: film, theater, music, food, and more.

Fresh Air

Fresh Air

Next Airs Today at 4 pm
1 hr

"If you want to understand a political conflict, it helps to understand the culture in which that conflict is taking place,"

"If you want to understand a political conflict, it helps to understand the culture in which that conflict is taking place," says host Terry Gross. Fresh Air is one of the most popular programs on public radio, breaking the "talk show" mold, and Gross is known for her fearless and insightful interviews with prominent figures in American arts, politics, and popular culture. "When there is a crisis in a foreign country, we sometimes call up that country's leading novelist or filmmaker to get the cultural perspective." Fresh Air features daily reports and reviews from critics and commentators on music, books, movies, and other cultural phenomena that invade the national psyche.

Forum

Forum

Next Airs Today at 5 pm
1 hr

A live public affairs program from San Francisco with host Mina Kim presenting balanced discussions of national, and world i

A live public affairs program from San Francisco with host Mina Kim presenting balanced discussions of national, and world issues as well as in-depth interviews with leading figures in politics, science, entertainment, and the arts.

Marketplace

Marketplace

Next Airs Today at 6 pm
1 hr

Marketplace is a daily news magazine that filters the world through the lens of business and economics.

Marketplace is a daily news magazine that filters the world through the lens of business and economics.

On Point

On Point

Next Airs Today at 7 pm
1 hr

Every weekday, host Meghna Chakrabarti leads provocative conversations that help make sense of the world. Each show is a dee

Every weekday, host Meghna Chakrabarti leads provocative conversations that help make sense of the world. Each show is a deeply researched, beautifully produced hour. Listeners will learn, be challenged — and have some fun, too. Produced by WBUR in Boston, distributed by American Public Media.

1A

1A

Next Airs Today at 8 pm
1 hr

1A aspires to be the most important daily conversation about cutting edge issues. The show takes a deep and unflinching look

1A aspires to be the most important daily conversation about cutting edge issues. The show takes a deep and unflinching look at America, bringing context and insight to stories unfolding across the country and the world. 1A explores policy, politics, and technology, while also delving into lighter subjects: pop culture, sports and humor.

Radio Times

Radio Times

Next Airs Today at 11 pm
1 hr

An intelligent talk show dealing with issues regarding the Delaware Valley, the nation and the world. Discover why Philadelp

An intelligent talk show dealing with issues regarding the Delaware Valley, the nation and the world. Discover why Philadelphia Magazine called Radio Times the best radio program in Philly.

Splendid Table

Splendid Table

Next Airs Tomorrow at 5 am
1 hr

A culinary, culture and lifestyle program celebrating food and its ability to touch lives and feed the soul. Award-winning h

A culinary, culture and lifestyle program celebrating food and its ability to touch lives and feed the soul. Award-winning host Lynne Rossetto Kasper leads a journey of the senses and hosts discussions with a variety of personalities who share their passion for culinary delights.

Planet Money – How I Built This

Planet Money – How I Built This

Next Airs Tomorrow at 6 am
1 hr

Planet Money explains the economy with playful storytelling and Peabody award-winning deep dive journalism. Guy Raz hosts

Planet Money explains the economy with playful storytelling and Peabody award-winning deep dive journalism. Guy Raz hosts How I Built This, where innovators, entrepreneurs, and idealists take us through the often challenging journeys they took to build their now iconic companies. Featured guests include the founders of Lyft, Patagonia, Zappos, Spanx, Samuel Adams, Instagram, and more. The two programs pair back-to-back with a focus on the economy and business.

Throughline

Throughline

Next Airs Thursday at 5 am
1 hr

Hosted by Rund Abdelfatah and Ramtin Arablouei, NPR’s history show provides the story and perspectives often missing from hi

Hosted by Rund Abdelfatah and Ramtin Arablouei, NPR’s history show provides the story and perspectives often missing from history textbooks to help you understand events in the news and ideas dominating our national conversations today.

Hidden Brain

Hidden Brain

Next Airs Thursday at 6 am
1 hr

Millions of people have heard Shankar Vedantam's engaging reports on social science research on NPR shows like Morning Editi

Millions of people have heard Shankar Vedantam's engaging reports on social science research on NPR shows like Morning Edition and his top podcast Hidden Brain. Shankar brings his signature knowledge, wit and sense of humor to this one-hour weekly program. A blend of science and storytelling, Hidden Brain reveals the patterns that drive human behavior, the biases that shape our choices, and the imperceptible forces that influence our relationships. It's a program that helps curious people understand the world, current events, and themselves.

Bullseye

Bullseye

Next Airs Friday at 5 am
1 hr

Bullseye with Jesse Thorn is a weekly conversation about the best of arts and culture. Bullseye offers compelling conversati

Bullseye with Jesse Thorn is a weekly conversation about the best of arts and culture. Bullseye offers compelling conversations with the most talked-about and on-the-rise guests in pop culture today. Discover the diversity & range of guests on Bullseye.

TED Radio Hour

TED Radio Hour

Next Airs Friday at 6 am
1 hr

TED Radio Hour investigates the biggest questions of our time with the help of the world's greatest thinkers. Can we preserv

TED Radio Hour investigates the biggest questions of our time with the help of the world's greatest thinkers. Can we preserve our humanity in the digital age? Where does creativity come from? And what's the secret to living longer? In each episode, host Manoush Zomorodi explores a big idea through a series of TED Talks and original interviews, inspiring us to learn more about the world, our communities, and most importantly, ourselves.

Fresh Air Weekend

Fresh Air Weekend

Next Airs Saturday at 5 am
1 hr

Terry Gross is known for her fearless and insightful interviews with prominent figures in American arts, politics and popula

Terry Gross is known for her fearless and insightful interviews with prominent figures in American arts, politics and popular culture. This program features reports and reviews from critics and commentators on music, books, movies, and other cultural phenomena from the national psyche.

Bullseye

Bullseye

Next Airs Saturday at 6 am
1 hr

Hear this live radio counterpart to the popular feature in the magazine hosted by Entertainment Weekly's Tim Stack and Tanne

Hear this live radio counterpart to the popular feature in the magazine hosted by Entertainment Weekly's Tim Stack and Tanner Stransky as they review the week's major "hits" and "misses" in pop culture and entertainment.

Latino USA

Latino USA

Next Airs Saturday at 7 am
1 hr

Latino USA, the radio journal of news and culture, is the only nationally distributed English-language radio program produce

Latino USA, the radio journal of news and culture, is the only nationally distributed English-language radio program produced from a Latino perspective. It combines high-quality news, cultural and public affairs journalism to bring a rich understanding to a wide spectrum of listeners.

Wait Wait Don't Tell Me

Wait Wait Don't Tell Me

Next Airs Saturday at 8 am
1 hr

Test your knowledge against some of the best and brightest in the news and entertainment world while figuring out what's rea

Test your knowledge against some of the best and brightest in the news and entertainment world while figuring out what's real news and what's made up with NPR's weekly hour-long quiz program.

It's Been a Minute with Brittany Luse

It's Been a Minute with Brittany Luse

Next Airs Saturday at 9 am
1 hr

Has it been a minute since you heard a thought-provoking conversation about culture? Brittany Luse wants to help. Each week,

Has it been a minute since you heard a thought-provoking conversation about culture? Brittany Luse wants to help. Each week, she takes the things everyone's talking about and, in conversation with her favorite creators, tastemakers, and experts, gives you new ways to think about them. Beyond the obvious takes. Because culture doesn't happen by accident.

Code Switch & Life Kit

Code Switch & Life Kit

Next Airs Saturday at 10 am
1 hr

Listeners will hear stories about race and identity that expand their minds, and learn practical ways to make their lives be

Listeners will hear stories about race and identity that expand their minds, and learn practical ways to make their lives better.

Mountain Stage

Mountain Stage

Next Airs Saturday at 9 pm
2 hrs

All Songs Considered

All Songs Considered

Next Airs Saturday at 11 pm
30 mins

Hosts/nerds Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton are your friendly music buddies with the week's best new music discoveries, includin

Hosts/nerds Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton are your friendly music buddies with the week's best new music discoveries, including conversations with emerging artists, icons and more.

Alt.Latino

Alt.Latino

Next Airs Saturday at 11:30 pm
30 mins

Latino arts and culture explained with music and conversation, presented by Anamaria Sayre & Felix Contreras.

Latino arts and culture explained with music and conversation, presented by Anamaria Sayre & Felix Contreras.

Radiolab

Radiolab

Next Airs Sunday at 10 am
1 hr

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

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.

On The Media

On The Media

Next Airs Sunday at 11 am
1 hr

Veteran journalists Brooke Gladstone and Bob Garfield decode what we hear, read and see in the media every day. With compell

Veteran journalists Brooke Gladstone and Bob Garfield decode what we hear, read and see in the media every day. With compelling reporting and uncommon insight, the program uncovers the significant issues of the day and carefully exposes the relationship of the media to culture and society.

Conversations from the World Cafe

Conversations from the World Cafe

Next Airs Sunday at 9 pm
1 hr

Raina Douris presents interviews and performances from new and significant musicians who serve up a blend of blues, rock, wo

Raina Douris presents interviews and performances from new and significant musicians who serve up a blend of blues, rock, world, folk, and alternative country while exploring trends in contemporary music and culture.

Jazz Night In America

Jazz Night In America

Next Airs Sunday at 10 pm
1 hr

Hosted by multiple Grammy Award-winning musician Christian McBride, Jazz Night in America presents content from across the n

Hosted by multiple Grammy Award-winning musician Christian McBride, Jazz Night in America presents content from across the nation. Listeners will hear storytelling around amazing concert performances including the artists, the venues, the fans, and other elements at play. Jazz Night in America is a rich presentation of the uniquely American art form that strives to reinvigorate jazz programming for audiences today.

From the Top

From the Top

Next Airs Sunday at 11 pm
1 hr

From the Top, with host Christopher O'Riley, showcases the nation's most outstanding young classical musicians. Each one-hou

From the Top, with host Christopher O'Riley, showcases the nation's most outstanding young classical musicians. Each one-hour program presents pre-collegiate musicians whose stunning individual performances are combined with lively interviews, unique pre-produced segments, lighthearted sketches and musical games.

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Rania Douris

Raina Douris, an award-winning radio personality from Toronto, Ontario, comes to World Cafe from the CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation), where she was host and writer for the daily live, national morning program Mornings on CBC Music. She is also involved with Canada 's highest music honors: Since 2017, she has hosted the Polaris Music Prize Gala, for which she is also a jury member, and she has also been a jury member for the Juno Awards. Douris has also served as guest host and interviewer for various CBC Music and CBC Radio programs, and red carpet host and interviewer for the Juno Awards and Canadian Country Music Association Awards, as well as a panelist for such renowned CBC programs as Metro Morning, q and CBC News.

Guy Raz

Guy Raz is the host, co-creator, and editorial director of three NPR programs, including two of its most popular ones: TED Radio Hour and How I Built This. Both shows are heard by more than 14 million people each month around the world. He is also the creator and co-host of NPR 's first-ever podcast for kids, Wow In The World. Previously, Raz was weekend host of NPR News ' signature afternoon newsmagazine All Things Considered. During his tenure, he transformed the sound and format of the program, introducing the now-signature "cover story" and creating the popular "Three-Minute Fiction"writing contest. Raz joined NPR in 1997 as an intern for All Things Considered and has worked virtually every job in the newsroom from temporary production assistant to breaking news anchor.

Shankar Vedantam

Shankar Vedantam is NPR 's social science correspondent and the host of Hidden Brain. The focus of his reporting is on human behavior and the social sciences, and how research in those fields can get listeners to think about the news in unusual and interesting ways. Before joining NPR in 2011, Vedantam spent 10 years as a reporter at The Washington Post. From 2007 to 2009, he was also a columnist, and wrote the Department of Human Behavior column for the Post. Vedantam writes an occasional column for Slate called "Hidden Brain."

Jesse Thorn

Jesse Thorn is the host and producer of the radio show and podcast Bullseye (formerly The Sound of Young America). Thorn grew up in San Francisco, California, where he attended the University of California, Santa Cruz, and cofounded The Sound of Young America while working for the campus radio station. Thorn has interviewed many notable personalities. He also hosts multiple podcasts, the television program The Grid, and runs Put This On, a blog and web video series devoted to men 's fashion.

Terry Gross

Thirty years after Terry Gross began posing challenging questions to actors, authors, musicians and politicians, the host and author still presses today's newsmakers to reveal themselves and their beliefs. Her understanding of the issues and no-nonsense style engrosses legions of devoted fans.

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12 pm

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Here and NowHere & 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 public policy and foreign affairs, science and technology, and the arts: film, theater, music, food, and more.
4 pm

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Fresh Air"If you want to understand a political conflict, it helps to understand the culture in which that conflict is taking place," says host Terry Gross. Fresh Air is one of the most popular programs on public radio, breaking the "talk show" mold, and Gross is known for her fearless and insightful interviews with prominent figures in American arts, politics, and popular culture. "When there is a crisis in a foreign country, we sometimes call up that country's leading novelist or filmmaker to get the cultural perspective." Fresh Air features daily reports and reviews from critics and commentators on music, books, movies, and other cultural phenomena that invade the national psyche.
5 pm

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ForumA live public affairs program from San Francisco with host Mina Kim presenting balanced discussions of national, and world issues as well as in-depth interviews with leading figures in politics, science, entertainment, and the arts.
6 pm

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MarketplaceMarketplace is a daily news magazine that filters the world through the lens of business and economics.
7 pm

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On PointEvery weekday, host Meghna Chakrabarti leads provocative conversations that help make sense of the world. Each show is a deeply researched, beautifully produced hour. Listeners will learn, be challenged — and have some fun, too. Produced by WBUR in Boston, distributed by American Public Media.
8 pm

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1A1A aspires to be the most important daily conversation about cutting edge issues. The show takes a deep and unflinching look at America, bringing context and insight to stories unfolding across the country and the world. 1A explores policy, politics, and technology, while also delving into lighter subjects: pop culture, sports and humor.
9 pm

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MarketplaceMarketplace is a daily news magazine that filters the world through the lens of business and economics.
10 pm

Now Playing

Fresh Air"If you want to understand a political conflict, it helps to understand the culture in which that conflict is taking place," says host Terry Gross. Fresh Air is one of the most popular programs on public radio, breaking the "talk show" mold, and Gross is known for her fearless and insightful interviews with prominent figures in American arts, politics, and popular culture. "When there is a crisis in a foreign country, we sometimes call up that country's leading novelist or filmmaker to get the cultural perspective." Fresh Air features daily reports and reviews from critics and commentators on music, books, movies, and other cultural phenomena that invade the national psyche.
11 pm

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Radio TimesAn intelligent talk show dealing with issues regarding the Delaware Valley, the nation and the world. Discover why Philadelphia Magazine called Radio Times the best radio program in Philly.

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