Programs A-Z

  • NEPR News Network: Weekdays, 4 p.m. – 6:30 p.m., Weekends 5 p.m. – 6 p.m. Every weekday, join NPR’s Melissa Block, Audie Cornish, Robert Siegel and New England Public Radio’s Kari Njiiri and Adam Frenier, for breaking news mixed with compelling...

  • Alternative Radio is a weekly one-hour progressive radio show syndicated on more than 150 stations in the U.S. and beyond. Hosted by David Barsamian.

      

  • American Graduate: Let’s Make it Happen is public media’s long-term commitment to supporting community-based solutions to the dropout crisis. Supported by the 

  • Produced in New Orleans, American Routes presents a broad range of American music — blues and jazz, gospel and soul, old-time country and rockabilly, Cajun and zydeco, Tejano and Latin, roots rock and pop, avant-garde...

  • As Schools Match Wits delivers all of the fun of the classic high school quiz-show and introduces a new generation of high-school students to one of the few public competitions that stresses knowledge over physical ability.

  • BBC Newshour presents news and analysis from around the globe of the day’s top stories, helping you make sense of a rapidly changing world. Offering concise insight into key events of international interest, Newshour is packed with bulletins,...

  • BBC World Service is the world’s leading international broadcaster providing programs and content for radio, television, online and mobile phones in English and 31 other languages. Hundreds of reporters and specialist correspondents bring...

  • Beacon Hill In 5 is a weekly check-in at the Statehouse from New England Public Media. Get a quick look at the week ahead in politics and government in Massachusetts with Carrie Healy, NEPM's Morning Edition Host, and Matt Murphy with the State...

  • Renowned performances of classical music from around the world. Hosted by Peter Van De Graaff. See playlists below. 

  • A wide selection of the most appealing classical music from every era, with special emphasis on new releases and music of timely interest. Tune in for Classical Music weekdays with John Nowacki (9 a.m. - 1 p.m...

  • The College Connection is lectures and panel talks from colleges and universities from western New England, particularly from the Five Colleges in Western Massachusetts: University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst College, Smith College, Mount...

  • A nightly public affairs show rooted in local subject matter; from politics to the arts. Expect in-depth interviews, reporting and field features about the people, places and issues that matter most to western New England. Hosted by Carrie...

  • NPR’s Fresh Air opens the window on contemporary arts and issues with guests from worlds as diverse as literature and economics. The show’s host, veteran public radio interviewer, Terry Gross, is known for her extraordinary ability to engage...

  • Hosted by acclaimed pianist Christopher O’Riley, each broadcast presents five high-caliber performances along with interviews, sketches and games, revealing the heart and soul behind extraordinary young musicians. Now in its twelfth year on air...

  • Here & Now brings you the news that breaks after Morning Edition, and before All Things Considered. Produced at WBUR in Boston, and hosted by Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson, Here & Now combines the best in news journalism with...

  • Hidden Brain
    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 now brings his signature...

  • In Contrast explores wide-ranging topics from art to politics through interviews with the people experiencing and defining the issues of the modern world. Past guests include such diverse figures as American poet Wendy Barker, children’s book...

  • Welcome to Jazz à la Mode, which airs weeknights between 8-11 p.m. on 88.5FM.  Jazz à la Mode draws on the rich and varied traditions of jazz from the 1920’s to the present.  Whether it’s a classic recording by Louis Armstrong...

  • A Jazz and Blues podcast from New England Public Media’s Tom Reney, co-host of  Jazz à la Mode.

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  • Dedicated to the proposition that variety is the spice of life, Jazz Safari strives to foster a new appreciation of jazz, while also exploring its musical cousins of the African diaspora. Host Kari Njiiri...

  • Latino USA, the radio journal of news and culture, is the only nationally distributed English-language radio program produced from a Latino perspective. Host Maria Hinojosa combines high-quality news, cultural and public affairs journalism with...

  • Live Art Magazine is a one-night-only live performance event. NEPR and Live Art Magazine team up annually for 90 minutes of non-stop dance, film, music, comedy and poetry at the...

  • Live every Saturday night from 6—8 p.m., features comedy sketches and music with host Chris Thile APM.

  • Co-hosted by Steve Curwood and Bruce Gellerman, the environmental news program Living on Earth delves into the leading issues affecting the world we inhabit. As the population continues to rise and the management of the earth’s resources...

  • WGBY-TV, now part of New England Public Media, has produced dozens of documentaries about the people and places important to our community in western New England. Each helps to fulfill our mission: to connect you with ideas, events, and people...

  • Marketplace offers a smart, witty take on the state of the global economy and how it relates to you. “The business show for the rest of us” breaks down the impact of the day’s major national and international stories on your world and your...

  • Media Lab podcast is the work of young journalists from New England Public Media -- experience a snapshot of their world. NEPM's Media Lab is youth initiative that provides journalism training to high school age students.

  • The Metropolitan Opera Broadcasts are every Saturday at 1pm unless otherwise noted, beginning on December 7th, 2019.

    DECEMBER 7: Glass’s Akhnaten
    OPERA: Akhnaten (in English)
    COMPOSER: Philip Glass LIBRETTIST:...

  • Morning Edition prepares you for the day ahead with up-to-the-minute news, background analysis, commentary, and coverage of arts, culture and sports. Hosted by NPR’s David Greene, Steve Inskeep, Renee Montagne and New England Public Radio’s...

  • Moth storytellers stand alone, under a spotlight, with only a microphone and a roomful of strangers. The storyteller and the audience embark on a high-wire act of shared experience which is both terrifying and exhilarating. The Moth Radio Hour...

  • From Frontline to MASTERPIECE, Nature to POV, New England Public Media presents the best of PBS on television and on-demand. Find all of your favorite shows right here. Stream past episodes, view preview, and go deeper with additional content.<...

  • A collection of recent features, interviews and commentaries from the NEPM newsroom.

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  • NEXT is a weekly show exploring the rapid changes in New England, one of the oldest parts of the nation. Host John Dankosky and reporters from public radio stations around New England explore stories that connect six small states that share a...

  • On Being engages listeners across the spectrum of belief and non-belief in conversation about life’s deepest questions. From autism to the ethics of torture, Krista Tippett and her guests reach beyond the headlines to probe faith and meaning,...

  • NPR’s On Point covers everything from breaking news to ancient poetry, with newsmakers, thinkers, journalists, artists, scientists and ordinary citizens from around the world. Produced at WBUR in Boston.

  • Hosted by veteran journalists Brooke Gladstone and Bob Garfield, NPR’s On The Media decodes what we hear, read, and see in the media every day, and arms us with critical tools necessary to survive the information age. With compelling reporting...

  • An award-winning weekly sports magazine, 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 with intelligent analysis, insightful interviews, and...

  • Performance Today Weekend, the best of the weekday version of Performance Today, features timely recordings that can't be heard anywhere else, recent performances by the great artists of our time and by the next generation of classical...

  • Many Voices, One Community. 

    Presencia is a bilingual (English/Spanish) magazine-format program capturing the stories of the Latino communities of western New England. Hosted by NEPM’s Veronica Garcia and Zydalis Bauer, Presencia is...

  • A classical music podcast from New England Public Media’s John Nowacki, the host of Morning Classical on NEPM 88.5FM. In this monthly podcast, Nowacki goes in-depth with noted conductors, composers and musicians. Subscribe to the podcast in

  • Radiolab believes your ears are a portal to another world. Where sound illuminates ideas, and the boundaries blur between science, philosophy, and human experience. Big questions are investigated, tinkered with, and encouraged to grow. Bring...

  • Created by The Center for Investigative Reporting and PRX, and hosted by Al Letson, Reveal is public radio’s first one-hour radio show and podcast...

  • New England Public Radio presents classical music from the BSO on Saturdays.   All start times are 1:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted.

  • “A game of bluff and bluster, words and whimsy.” Two teams vie each week to stump each other with their knowledge and some wild definitions. Hosted by Richard Sher.

  • Each week, Science Friday focuses on science topics that are in the news and tries to bring an educated, balanced discussion to bear on the scientific issues at hand. Panels of expert guests join Science Friday’s host, Ira Flatow, a veteran...

  • Selected Shorts: A Celebration of the Short Story features readings of classic and new short fiction, recorded live at New York’s Symphony Space. Produced for radio by Symphony Space and WNYC Radio.

  • Hosted by Glynn Washington, winner of PRX’s Public Radio Talent Quest, Snap Judgment highlights compelling people from across the globe with one commonality: they put everything on the line. As Washington explains: “It’s the Robert Frost thing:...

  • Host Kelly McEvers takes a story from the news and goes deep. In this show, hear the story of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. From Miss Universe in Moscow, to hacked emails and...

  • Sunday Baroque is a celebration of beloved and appealing music from the baroque era (1600-1750) and the years leading up to it. Some of the greatest hits of the baroque include Antonio Vivaldi’s Four Seasons Concertos, George Frideric Handel’s...

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