Can’t find your turkey baster? Spill the cranberries? Need a break from the relatives? Join us on Thanksgiving for a cornucopia of great shows. 11am – 1pm The Splendid Table’s Turkey Confidential with Lynne Rossetto Kasper Help is on the way for Thanksgiving cooks, kitchen helpers and dinner guests on this, the biggest cooking day… Continue reading Thanksgiving Day Specials on WFPL News
A few weeks ago, we suffered the failure of a key component of our transmitter, which took WFPL News off the air for several hours while our engineer worked to fix the problem. (The online stream was not affected.) The equipment is back from the manufacturer, and we’ll need to go off the air for… Continue reading 89.3 WFPL News Transmitter Maintenance Tonight 10pm-12am
During the Fall Membership Campaign, Green B.E.A.N. Delivery pledged to donate 2 pounds of fresh produce to the Dare to Care Food Bank for every donation we received. This is the result. Thanks for supporting public radio, and for doing something wonderful for the community.
The 2011—2012 College Basketball season has begun with several memorable moments already. Matt and Mark have laced up, dusted off their crystal ball, and look ahead to the forthcoming action. Join them as they review anticipated trends for our local teams, UK and U of L, and more. Matt shares a tale of a man… Continue reading The Return of Nothing But Net
We’re launching a six week test of the newsmagazine program Day 6 on Saturday, November 19, at 4pm. UPDATE: Beginning January 7, hear Day 6 on Saturdays at 3pm, it’s new, permanent home. Thanks for your input! Day 6 is designed to consider the events of the past week in a new light, and often… Continue reading This is a Test… WFPL News Adds Newsmagazine Day 6 to the Saturday Lineup
Here’s our plan for this evening: At 7pm, we’ll air a NPR News Special about the life and career of Steve Jobs. NPR’s David Greene will host the look back at the life and legacy of the industry titan. Here’s the official NPR obit, which aired during Morning Edition. Tonight at 8pm, We’ll repeat our… Continue reading Remembering Steve Jobs, Conversation with David Williams: Specials Tonight on WFPL
It’s been a turbulent month for the markets and economies around the world. Marketplace has covered the story daily, and tonight at 7pm, Kai Ryssdal hosts a Marketplace special examining where the U.S. economy is headed and how we got here. We’ll explore what’s behind the recent market swings. Senior Editor Paddy Hirsch will offer… Continue reading Marketplace Special Tonight at 7pm: The Breakdown of the US Economy
At this hour, we’re airing a special edition of World Briefing from the BBC. This program will include a new documentary about events leading up to yesterday’s action: “The Hunt for bin Laden.” This is the final hour of special coverage planned for today. But, as always, if events warrant, we’ll make adjustments to cover… Continue reading 7pm BBC News Special Includes New bin Laden Documentary
Here are out coverage plans for this afternoon: 1-2pm: BBC World Have Your Say – with perspectives on the death of Osama bin Laden from newsmakers and ordinary citizens around the world. 2-3pm: NPR News Special Coverage – NPR’s Neal Conan hosts an hour of coverage from Washington, DC 3-4pm: BBC Newshour – a special… Continue reading Special Coverage Today: 12:30pm Update
If you’re looking for an alternative to CNN or other American networks, BBC World is streaming live coverage of worldwide reaction to the death of Osama bin Laden.