Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! from NPR

Saturdays 11AM-12PM and Sundays 10AM–11AM (2nd airing)
Peter Sagal

Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! is NPR's Peabody-award-winning weekly hour-long humorous quiz program. Each week on the radio you can 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.

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
12:00 pm
Sat January 14, 2012

Headline Game

Carl reads recent headlines to our panelists, they have to pick which ones are real.

Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
12:00 pm
Sat January 14, 2012

Panel Round Two

More questions for the panel: Nothing Compares to Newt.

Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
12:00 pm
Sat January 7, 2012

Prediction

Our panelists predict what Rupert Murdoch will accidentally reveal now that he's on Twitter.

Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
12:00 pm
Sat January 7, 2012

Who's Carl This Time?

Carl reads three quotes from the week's news: A Romney Landslide; Rupert's Tweets; Obama's Secret.

Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
12:00 pm
Sat January 7, 2012

Opening Panel Round

Our panelists answer questions about the week's news: Pepsi unleashes the Deadly Mountain Dew Defense.

Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
12:00 pm
Sat January 7, 2012

Panel Round Two

More questions for the panel: Bachmann's Waterloo; and a car seat that knows your cheeks.

Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
12:00 pm
Sat January 7, 2012

Limericks

Carl reads three news-related limericks: A Macho Crustacean; Geezer Suits; Good Things Come to Sassy Kids

Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
12:00 pm
Sat January 7, 2012

Lightning Fill In The Blank

All the news we couldn't fit anywhere else.

Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
12:00 pm
Sat January 7, 2012

Bluff The Listener

Our panelists tell three stories about the rise of the nerds.

Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
12:00 pm
Sat December 31, 2011

Limericks

Transcript

PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Coming up, it's Lightning Fill in the Blank. But first, it's the game where you have to listen for the rhyme.

If you'd like to play on air, call or leave a message at 1-888-Wait-Wait. That's 1-888-924-8924, or you can click the contact us link on our website, which is waitwait.npr.org; there you can find out about attending our weekly live shows back at the Chase Bank Auditorium in Chicago. Hi, you're on WAIT WAIT...DON'T TELL ME.

ASHLEY BRAVO: Hi, my name is Ashley Bravo.

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