Programs A-Z

If you showed up on July 6, 1974, at the Janet Wallace Auditorium at Macalester College in Saint Paul and plunked down your $1 admission (50 cents for kids) to attend the very first broadcast of A Prairie Home Companion, you were in...

The Marx Brothers meet Mr. Goodwrench! Tom & Ray Magliozzi (aka "Click and Clack, the Tappet Brothers") provide humorous and helpful answers to all your mechanical problems. Just don't count on all of them to be right! America's funniest...

Two big Columbus media personalities -- John DeSando and Johnny DiLoretto -- put their love of great movies on the line every week on Cinema Classics, a dynamic conversation about the classics of the past and the contemporary movies...

Ever looked at a piece of art, watched a play or movie, or read a book and thought, "How'd they do that?" Doug Dangler, the host of Craft, asks this question of writers, performers, and artists every week....

Food and Columbus. These two words haven’t always made an exciting pair. For years Columbus was a middle-of-the-road food destination at best. That’s no longer true. We are experiencing a culinary renaissance with an abundance of talented chefs...

Front Row keeps you up-front, and in-the-know about events around Columbus - including live music performances, community events, workshops, and more! Be sure to tune in during the Global Village!

It’s Movie Time is an award-winning movie review show, hosted by John DeSando, which airs every Friday  at 3:01 and 8:01 PM.  You can also find "It's Movie Time" on

Spinal Tap bassist, Saturday Night Live veteran and humorist Harry Shearer presents his unique mixture of music, satire and parodies of political figures,popular television, sports and entertainment personalities.

WCBE is excited to launch our new Live From Studio A REPLAY podcast, where you can listen to some of our best Live From Studio A performances.  More information still to come, stay tuned!

Midnight Audio Theatre is an hour-long weekly program that devotes itself to showcasing some of the best new and original audio dramas and radio plays - from adventure to science fiction, horror to comedy. Each episode has at least one long...

On the Marquee is a weekly radio show that covers the latest in theatrical wide releases, local limited releases, DVD, Blu-ray, and more.

Listeners can enjoy this weekly tour of the world of sports in the context of its cultural significance, while keeping the games we play in proper perspective. Commentator-author Bill Littlefield hosts this sound-rich, one-hour magazine,...

Symphony Space's long-running public radio program, Selected Shorts, is pleased to be joined by an all-star line-up of guest hosts in 2013.  Stephen Colbert, Neil Gaiman, John Lithgow, Cynthia Nixon, David Sedaris, and B.D. Wong, writers and...

Shelf Discovery is a weekly radio show dedicated to helping busy readers wade through the shelves and shelves of options to discover books that are worth their often limited reading time. Shelf Discovery is hosted by Kristin Dreyer Kramer,...

The Dick & Jane Project is a non-profit organization based in Columbus, Ohio. We host workshops where middle school students are partnered with professional musicians to create radio ready songs.

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The Splendid Table is public radio's culinary, culture, and lifestyle program that celebrates food and its ability to touch the lives and feed the souls of everyone. Every Saturday afternoon at 2:01pm you can also hear Food Cast, a weekly...

One of our problems from the start has been that when we try to describe This American Life in a sentence or two, it just sounds awful. For instance: each week we choose a theme and put together different kinds of stories on that theme. That...

It's the news that got buried... and the news you wish got buried. This NPR News Quiz is a fast-paced and irreverent review of the past week's news. Host Peter Sagal leads a group of regular panelists while listeners try their hand and their...

Host and quiz-master Michael Feldman invites callers and audience members to compete for fun and whimsical prizes in this two-hour comedy quiz show. Special features include comically miswritten (but genuine!) memos in "Thanks for the Memos",...