Programs

At PRI we invite listeners to hear a different voice with content that provides unique perspectives on our interconnected world. We cultivate conversations representing diverse viewpoints on "The Takeaway," "To the Point," and "The Tavis Smiley Show." We present voices of culture, contemporary American life and artistry on "Studio 360 from PRI and WNYC." And we provide decidedly fresh takes with "WireTap" and "The Tobolowsky Files."

PRI's The World

A program that crosses borders and time zones to bring stories home that matter.

The Takeaway

John Hockenberry leads a daily conversation on air and online with a national audience around the news and issues that matter most.

Studio 360

Public radio's smart and surprising guide to what's happening in pop culture and the arts.

Afropop Worldwide

Experience the rich, musical sounds of Africa, the Caribbean, and the Americas in a lively blend of music, interviews, and stories.

America Abroad

An hour-long audio journey deep inside an international news story.

As It Happens

From conversations with news makers to up-close and personal accounts of the unusual and unexpected, this program brings you the stories behind the stories of the day.

Day 6

A lively news magazine show that brings you a fresh and surprising take on the week. Think of the show as your weekly news cocktail, shaken and stirred.

Echoes

Escape into a modern soundscape of evocative, ground-breaking music that crosses cultures, traditions, and musical boundaries.

Bob Edwards Weekend

Each week, celebrated host Bob Edwards talks with the most fascinating entertainers, newsmakers, writers, and regular folks who have a story to tell.

Innovation Hub

Exploring the future of education, medicine, the economy, and more with today's most creative thinkers.

Jazz After Hours

Wind down on the weekends over some mellow contemporary and classical jazz vibes with host Jeff Hanley.

Live Wire!

A weekly one-hour variety show that combines the excitement of a live show and the reach of a radio broadcast to entertain, inspire, and inform listeners.

Living on Earth

Keep your finger on the pulse of the issues affecting the planet we call home.

Q with Jian Ghomeshi

Each day, host Jian Ghomeshi covers entertainment, pop culture, and high arts with forays into the most provocative and compelling cultural trends.

The Record Shelf

Host Jim Svejda brings listeners imaginative, thematic classical programming.

Riverwalk Jazz

Soak up the high-energy sounds of the Jim Cullum Jazz Band as this program brings you back to the early years of jazz in America.

Science Friday

It's brain fun, for curious people. Science, technology, and other cool stuff.

Selected Shorts

Get lost in the moment as some of the most talented actors from the stage, screen, and television bring short stories to life.

The Tavis Smiley Show

A unique blend of news and newsmakers with a high-energy exchange of views, information, and insight.

The Tobolowsky Files

A storytelling series about life, love and Hollywood, written and performed by actor and writer Stephen Tobolowsky

To the Best of Our Knowledge

If ideas are entertainment for public radio listeners, then To the Best of Our Knowledge is here to deliver.

To the Point

Take a rapid-fire tour of the day’s hot-button issues.

WireTap

Enter the mind of Jonathan Goldstein. It's a nice place to visit, but you wouldn't want to live there.