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

  • Saturday, June 16, 2018 9:00am
    Louie Anderson, actor/comedian, joins us along with panelists Roy Blount, Jr., Roxanne Roberts, and Hari Kondabolu.
  • Saturday, June 9, 2018 9:00am
    Keith Hernandez, former MLB first baseman, joins us along with panelists Luke Burbank, Bim Adewunmi, and Peter Grosz.
  • Saturday, June 2, 2018 9:00am
    This week we feature some favorite guests as well as some never-before-heard material from our recent taping of Wait Wait Jr., a kid-centric version of our show. Paula Poundstone, Maz Jobrani, and Mo Rocca team up with kids for Bluff the Listener, and Neil Patrick Harris plays Not My Job.
  • Saturday, May 26, 2018 9:00am
    Retta, comedian, joins guest host Helen Hong and panelists Adam Felber, Paula Poundstone, and Hari Kondabolu.
  • Saturday, May 19, 2018 9:00am
    Cyndi Lauper, singer, joins us along with panelists Roxanne Roberts, Tom Bodett, and Tara Clancy.

Bluff The Listener

Nov 25, 2017

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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 again is your host at the Chase Bank Auditorium in Chicago, Peter Sagal.

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Thank you so much.

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Lastly, we were thankful that this year we were able to talk to one of the most prolific authors alive, Nora Roberts, who has written more than 200 romances and mysteries.

Prediction

Nov 18, 2017

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In just a minute, we're going to ask our panelists to predict after the Scrabble outrage what will be the next big cheating scandal to come to light.

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Nov 18, 2017

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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

Nov 18, 2017

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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-WAITWAIT. That's 1-888-924-8924. Or click the Contact Us link at our website, waitwait.npr.org.

Limericks

Nov 11, 2017

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Prediction

Nov 11, 2017

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In just a minute, we're going to ask our panelists to predict what will be the next big innovation from Twitter now that they've screwed it up.

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Lightning Fill In The Blank

Nov 11, 2017

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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 he or she can - each correct answer now worth 2 points. Bill, can you give us the score?

Prediction

Nov 4, 2017

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Lightning Fill In The Blank

Nov 4, 2017

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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 they can. Each correct answer now worth two points. Bill, can you give us the scores?

Limericks

Nov 4, 2017

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Prediction

Oct 28, 2017

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Lightning Fill In The Blank

Oct 28, 2017

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Now it's 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 now worth

two points. Bill, can you give us the scores?

Limericks

Oct 28, 2017

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Prediction

Oct 21, 2017

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Lightning Fill In The Blank

Oct 21, 2017

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Limericks

Oct 21, 2017

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Panel Questions

Oct 14, 2017

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Now, we could keep celebrating Halloween by traveling around the country and TP-ing each of our panelist's houses again, or we could play some of our favorite moments from them from the past year.

Limericks

Oct 7, 2017

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Prediction

Oct 7, 2017

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Lightning Fill In The Blank

Oct 7, 2017

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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 he or she can. Each correct answer is worth two points. Bill, can you give us the scores?

Prediction

Sep 30, 2017

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In just a minute, we're going to ask our panelists, what will NBC do to fix Megyn Kelly's new show?

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Sep 30, 2017

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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

Sep 30, 2017

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Prediction

Sep 23, 2017

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Lightning Fill In The Blank

Sep 23, 2017

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It is now 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 he or she can. Each correct answer is now worth two points. Bill, can you give us the score?

Limericks

Sep 23, 2017

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