The New Year Brings Changes To KUAR’s Night And Weekend Programming

Jan 12, 2015

New KUAR programming schedule, starting Jan. 17

Starting this Saturday, January 17, listeners will be able to hear more news and information programming weekday evenings and weekend mornings on KUAR.

These changes include an additional hour of Fresh Air, Monday through Friday nights at 7 p.m., and two hours of news and information programming Monday through Thursday nights.

On Saturdays, Wait...Wait Don’t Tell me will move to 10 a.m., Says You! will now be a full hour at noon and Not Necessarily Nashville will expand to a two-hour program Saturday evenings.

Weekday evenings, listeners will be able to hear their favorite one-hour weekly programs like This American Life, The TED Radio Hour and Selected Shorts.

New KLRE programming schedule as of January 17.

On KLRE, Classical Guitar Alive and Millennium of Music will move to 1 and 2 p.m.

KUAR will also add five new programs to its schedule:

  • The Whad’Ya Know Radio Hour is all the best parts of Michael Feldman’s Whad’Ya Know? packed into a one-hour show. Regular elements of every program include the "Whad'Ya Know?" Quiz, Michael Feldman's foray into the live studio audience to chat with fans, banter with sidekick Sara Nics and interviews with guests.
  • Backstory with the American History Guys is a weekly program that explores current events through the lens of historical context. It’s hosted by historians Ed Ayers, Peter Onuf and Brian Balogh. They talk with other historians, newsmakers and callers as they dig for the historical roots of current events. You can listen to it on-demand at backstoryradio.org.
  • Philosophy Talk is a weekly program that explores all things from popular culture to deeply-held beliefs about science, morality and the human condition. It strives to challenge listeners’ perspectives through reasoned conversation and thought. You can listen to it on-demand at philosophytalk.org.
  • Interfaith Voices is a public radio show about faith, ethics and spirituality. It covers the big headlines and the lesser-told stories of the week to explore the religious and ethical issues that shape our world. It strives to promote dialogue, especially on contentious moral topics. You can listen to it on-demand at interfaithradio.org.
  • Inside Europe is an award-winning weekly news magazine that explores the topical issues shaping the European continent. It includes interviews, background features and cultural reports from correspondents throughout the region. It’s produced by Deutsche Welle, Germany’s international broadcaster. You can listen to the latest episode on-demand at dw.de.

Questions regarding these changes can be directed to Nathan Vandiver (nathan@kuar.org, 501-683-7389) or Ben Fry (ben@kuar.org, 501-569-8489).