Wait Wait, Don't Tell Me

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Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! is NPR's weekly hour-long 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. On the Web, you can play along too.

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Podcasts

  • Sunday, February 19, 2017 9:45am
    Nora Roberts, bestselling author, joins us along with panelists Roy Blount, Jr., Alexandra Petri, and Tom Bodett.
  • Friday, February 17, 2017 3:15pm
    On this week's bonus episode, we relax by listening to a robot read off the titles of Nora Roberts' collected works.
  • Saturday, February 11, 2017 2:00pm
    Stephen Colbert joins us as he fills in for Lena Dunham, along with Glynn Washington as he fills in for Bill Kurtis. Panelists are Mo Rocca, Faith Salie, and Peter Grosz.
  • Saturday, February 4, 2017 2:01pm
    Singer Mavis Staples joins us once again, along with panelists Roxanne Roberts, Luke Burbank, and Faith Salie.
  • Saturday, January 28, 2017 2:00pm
    Run The Jewels duo El-P and Killer Mike join us, along with panelists Mo Rocca, Helen Hong, and Maz Jobrani.

Prediction

Dec 10, 2016

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Dec 10, 2016

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Now onto our final game, Lightning Fill In The Blank. Each of our players will have 60 seconds in which to answer as many fill-in-the-blank questions as he or she can. Each correct answer now worth two points. Bill, can you give us the scores?

Limericks

Dec 10, 2016

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Prediction

Dec 3, 2016

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Lightning Fill In The Blank

Dec 3, 2016

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Now onto our final game, Lightning Fill In The Blank. Each of our players has 60 seconds in which to answer as many fill-in-the-blank questions as he or she can. Each correct answer now worth two points. Bill, can you give us the scores?

Limericks

Dec 3, 2016

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BILL KURTIS: Katie Couric might be the most famous journalist in the world. She made the "Today" show into a powerhouse and asked the most famous question ever asked to a vice presidential candidate - so what newspapers do you read?

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Lastly, in the spring, we headed up the highway to Milwaukee, Wis. And we decided to talk about something that all public radio listeners are obsessed with - NASCAR.

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BILL KURTIS: From NPR and WBEZ Chicago, this is WAIT WAIT... DON'T TELL ME, the NPR news quiz. I'm Bill Kurtis. And here is your host at the Chase Bank Auditorium in Chicago, Peter Sagal.

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Thank you, Bill.

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Prediction

Nov 19, 2016

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Lightning Fill In The Blank

Nov 19, 2016

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Now on to our final game, Lightning Fill In The Blank. Each of our players will have 60 seconds in which to answer as many fill in the blank questions as they can - each correct answer now worth 2 points.

Bill, can you give us the scores?

Limericks

Nov 19, 2016

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Prediction

Nov 12, 2016

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Lightning Fill In The Blank

Nov 12, 2016

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Now it is time for our final game, Lightning Fill In The Blank. Each of our players will have 60 seconds in which to answer as many fill-in-the-blank questions as he or she can. Each correct answer is worth two points. Bill, can you give us the scores?

Limericks

Nov 12, 2016

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Prediction

Nov 5, 2016

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Lightning Fill In The Blank

Nov 5, 2016

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It's time to move on to our final game, Lightning Fill In The Blank. Each of our players will have 60 seconds in which to answer as many fill-in-the-blank questions as they can. Each correct answer is now worth two points. Bill, can you give us the scores?

Limericks

Nov 5, 2016

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Prediction

Oct 29, 2016

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Lightning Fill In The Blank

Oct 29, 2016

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Limericks

Oct 29, 2016

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Lightning Fill In The Blank

Oct 22, 2016

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Limericks

Oct 22, 2016

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Prediction

Oct 22, 2016

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Lastly, in the spring of this year we went to Portland, Ore. And instead of talking to some bearded hipster, we talked to a straight-laced guy from Wisconsin, who also happened to be a star player for the Portland Trailblazers.

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BILL KURTIS: From NPR and WBEZ Chicago, this is WAIT WAIT... DON'T TELL ME, the NPR news quiz. I'm Bill Kurtis. And here is your host at the Chase Bank Auditorium in Chicago, Peter Sagal.

PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Thank you, Bill.

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Prediction

Oct 8, 2016

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Lightning Fill In The Blank

Oct 8, 2016

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Limericks

Oct 8, 2016

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