Programs A-Z

A Prairie Home Companion is a lively two hours with humorous sketches, fake commercials, storytelling, and a live band on stage in front of live audience. 

It's a venue for...

A Way with Words is an upbeat and lively hour-long public radio show about language examined through history, culture, and family. Co-hosts Martha Barnette and Grant Barrett talk with callers from...

All Things Considered is the most listened-to, afternoon drive-time, news radio program in the country. NPR's world-wide news team provides the latest information on national and international events while KWBU's Ryland Barton reports...

NPR's Ask Me Another is a lively hour of puzzles, word games, and trivia played in front of (and with) a live audience. Ask Me Another's entertaining melange of brainteasers and fun is a descendant of Weekend Edition Sunday's Puzzle Segment...

For more than 80 years, the BBC World Service has been the globe's most comprehensive source for news. No other news organization has a network of international correspondents, reporters and...

Beale Street Caravan is a one hour non commercial radio series broadcasting live recordings of Memphis music and its derivative forms to an international audience of 2.4 million worldwide weekly...

Expanding beyond the three-and-a-half  minute news piece you've heard on KWBU, Ryland Barton shares more of the interview that didn't make it into the story, but is still interesting and relevant to the topic.  Behind the Story airs the first...

Each week the award-winning Business Review has the latest in business trends and research -- both nationally and globally. The program has received the prestigious Communicator Award for three consecutive years (2014, 2013, and 2012.)

Celtic Connections offers radio listeners a wide variety of traditional and contemporary music associated with the western European lands occupied at one time or another by people of the...

Leaders are all around us, at all times and in every area of our lives. They motivate, they risk the first step. But what motivates a leader? In our Central Texas Leadership Series, KWBU invites local leaders to talk with people they know who...

Produced by Marty Ronish and hosted by Lisa Simeone, The Chicag0 Symphony Orchestra is a  weekly, two-hour series offers a unique format of engaging and lively content, including...

The internationally-broadcast radio program, "Classical Guitar Alive," the only nationally-broadcast guitar radio program in the world, which currently is broadcast each week on over 200 radio...

Mozart, Bach, Copeland, Vivaldi, Beethoven, Stauss...and that's just scratching the surface of the extraordinary classical music you'll hear on KWBU.

Classical music is broadcast weekends from 6am until 7pm on KWBU HD-2.  

Fresh Air opens the window on contemporary arts and issues with guests from worlds as diverse as literature and economics. Terry Gross hosts this multi-award-winning daily interview and features program. The veteran public radio interviewer is...

The ancient resonances of drums, bells, and flutes, the exotic tones of gongs and gamelans, the digital sounds of the ambient frontier. Well into its third decade, Hearts of Space continues to deliver the best...

Some say it was the Kingston Trio who brought Folk Music of out the nightclubs and the halls of academia and into cars and living rooms all over the United States. Join us for a new program putting a spotlight on Folk Music. Ross Burns hosts...

NPR Music, Member Station WBGO, and Jazz at Lincoln Center unite to create the next generation of jazz programming from public radio.

Hosted by multiple Grammy Award-winning musician

Latino USA is the foremost Latino voice in public media and the longest running Latino-centered program on radio. As the only program on NPR with a dedicated focus on America's Latino community, Latino USA gives voice to the New Mainstream....

So many books, so little time!  Jim McKeown hosts this weekly review of fiction, poetry, non-fiction and biographies.  Jim is a lifelong voracious reader who learned to read by the “rule of 50.”  If he’s not engaged in the characters, the prose...

Award-winning Marketplace is public radio's daily magazine on business and economics news "for the rest of us."  Hosted by Kai Ryssdal, award-winning Marketplace is public radio's daily magazine of...

Marketplace Morning Report is the morning sister program from the award-winning staff of Marketplace. Bringing you the morning business news "for the rest of us" in the time it takes you to drink your first cup of joe, Marketplace Morning...

Waking up is hard to do, but it's easier with NPR's Morning Edition. Hosts Renée Montagne, Steve Inskeep and David Greene bring the day's stories and news to radio listeners on the go. Steve, Renée and David interview newsmakers from...

An avid music-lover, Alec Baldwin lends his Emmy Award and Tony Award-winning style to one of music's great institutions. Since its founding in 1842, the New York Philharmonic has been the apex for composers, soloists and conductors alike....

On the Record is an occasional series, in partnership with the Waco Tribune Herald.  Program host Bill Whitaker, Opinion Editor of the Waco Tribune-Herald  leads the lively one hour discussion on topics of importance to our community. 

On Topic is an occasional series that airs on KWBU-FM.  

Compelling conversations on contemporary issues are held at Baylor University between Judge Ken Starr and a variety of guests.  

On May 1, 2014 Judge Starr sat down with ...

Only A Game, hosted by author and veteran NPR commentator Bill Littlefield, is a weekly one-hour radio sports magazine that appeals to sports fans and sports avoiders alike. The program is characterized by Littlefield's exceptional writing and...

"Riverwalk Jazz," starring The Jim Cullum Jazz Band, makes this classic American art form come to life in a new way that's relevant to contemporary audiences. Jazz legends such as Joe Williams, Milt Hinton, Benny Carter and Doc Cheatham share...

Covering the outer reaches of space to the tiniest microbes in our bodies, "Science Friday" is the trusted source for news about science, technology, and other cool stuff. Each week host Ira Flatow mixes...

StarDate is a daily two-minute module informing listeners of what to look for in the night sky, and explains the science, history, and skylore behind these objects. It also keeps listeners up to date on the latest research findings and space...

TED Radio Hour is a journey through fascinating ideas, astonishing inventions and new ways to think and create. Each episode includes riveting excerpts from the renowned TED stage where some of the world's deepest thinkers and innovators are...

Texas is a big state with a growing, diverse population and as the population grows, the issues and challenges facing its residents multiply. Texas Matters is a statewide news program that spends half an hour each week looking at the issues and...

Texas Originals is a two-minute radio module profiling individuals who have had a profound influence upon Texas history and culture. Developed in partnership with KUHF. 

The Splendid Table is radio's preeminent food program.Hosted by Lynne Rossetto Kasper, this award-winning program that explores the entire spectrum of food: from cheese making to finding wine bargains to the science of a great cup of coffee...

Built around the innovative personal vision of host Ira Glass, "This American Life" pioneered a new kind of radio storytelling. The weekly program explores a theme — fiascos, conventions, frenemies — through a mix of documentaries, radio...

Travel with Rick Steves is a lively mix of guest interviews and listener calls, Travel with Rick Steves goes beyond the Europe that Mr. Steves is famous for, with shows covering travel and cultures across every continent.

The author of...

Sponsored in part by the Martin Museum of Art at Baylor University, voice of the Arts features a weekly calendar of arts events in Central Texas. Music, drama, exhibitions, readings and more - this segment informs listeners about the events...

The Peabody Award-winning show, Wait Wait…Don't Tell Me!, uses current stories (from the global to the ridiculous) for questions and comedy. Host Peter Sagal, leads a rotating panel of comedians, humorists and journalists, listener contestants...

Whether revealing events in small-town America or overseas, or profiling notable personalities, Weekend Edition from NPR News appreciates the extraordinary details that make up every story. This two-hour weekend morning newsmagazine covers hard...

With Heart and Voice presents sacred music that spans the full range of Western classical music, from the Gothic period through the 21st century, with occasional surprises from the non-western tradition. The program, hosted by Peter DuBois,...

Join Mike McGrath as he slays slugs, defeats deer, whacks weeds, mispronounces Latin words and saves plants across the nation every week on You Bet Your Garden – a breezy, light-hearted, and sometimes (OK – frequently) wild and crazy island of...

Laughter’s the best medicine! Each week, family doc Zorba Paster and sidekick Tom Clark team up with callers for an hour of upbeat, entertaining talk about healthy living.