Beginning Aug. 20, we’re making a few changes to our Saturday afternoon schedule.

Michigan Radio Revised Saturday Program Schedule

Beginning Aug. 20, we're making a few changes to our Saturday afternoon schedule. This American Life moves to 1pm, with The Moth Radio Hour returning to the schedule at 2:00. Here is the revised schedule:
6:00 am Living on Earth
PRI's weekly environmental news magazine
7:00 am On the Media
An up-close look at what the media are covering and why.
8:00 am Weekend Edition
NPR's Saturday news magazine
10:00 am Car Talk
The one car advice show where the car advice is almost beside the point.
11:00 am Wait Wait Don't Tell Me
NPR's weekly news quiz.
12:00 pm Whad'Ya Know
The original public radio comedy quiz show.
1:00 pm This American Life
True stories of regular people and the extraordinary circumstances we can find ourselves in.
2:00 pm The Moth Radio Hour
The Moth Radio Hour features true stories told live on stage without scripts, notes, props, or accompaniment. RadioLab and The Moth Radio Hour will alternate in this timeslot, based on program availability.

3:00 pm WireTap
Jonathan Goldstein's funny, sad, wistful, and even slightly strange telephone conversations and monologues.


4:00 pm Snap Judgment
Intriguing stories about extraordinary and defining events in people's lives.
5:00 pm All Things Considered
The day's news.
6:00 pm A Prairie Home Companion
Music, comedy and the News from Lake Wobegon
8:00 pm American Routes
Blues and jazz, gospel and soul, old-time country and rockabilly, Cajun and zydeco, Tejano and Latin, roots rock and pop. The shared musical, historical and cultural threads in these American styles.
10:00 pm BBC World Service
Live news from London all night... and programs including The World Today and Outlook.

the environment report

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    Kennedy and the Peace Corps: Idealism on the Ground

    You'll hear from some of the students who took on Kennedy's challenge and the White House staff who helped make it reality.

  • 2008

    Ashes to Hope

    In the summer of 1967 chaos broke out in the streets of Detroit. After five days of violence 43 were dead, thousands were injured and over 4000 people had been arrested. Forty years later – Michigan Radio takes an in-depth look at the deadliest riot of the 1960s. Why did the riots begin? What fueled them? And, have we ever really recovered?.

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special projects

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  • Changing Gears

    Looking at the past, present, and future of the industrial Midwest.

  • 2010

    Muslims in Michigan

    A five-part radio series examines life for Muslim people living in Michigan.


    Michigan Radio's arts and culture report of the week.