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12:00
am

BBC Newsday

Get an immediate handle on the trends that are shaping the world with the BBC’s new international news show, presented from London.

Newsday can be heard on OPB Monday through Friday at 10pm.

program information
BBC Newsday site


12:30
am

BBC Healthcheck

Health Check grapples with health issues on a global scale, investigates discoveries and solutions in healthcare, and looks at how to deliver a healthier world. Presented by Claudia Hammond.

program information
BBC Healthcheck site


1:00
am

BBC The Compass

The essential take on big ideas, issues and trends from the 21st century.

program information
BBC The Compass site


1:30
am

BBC Business Daily

The daily drama of money and work from the BBC.

program information
BBC Business Daily site


2:00
am

BBC World Update

News and issues making the headlines each day.

program information
BBC World Update site


3:00
am

BBC Outside Source

Outside Source with Ros Atkins is the place to experience the news as it unfolds around the world.

Broadcasting live from the BBC’s state of the art newsroom in Broadcasting House, London, this innovative show links the BBC’s global network of journalists with a worldwide audience. It has a real sense of excitement of telling and living the world’s story.

Outside Source can be heard weekdays at 3:00 am on OPB.

program information
BBC Outside Source site


4:00
am

BBC Outlook

Outlook focuses on people and how their lives are changed by events, and how they in turn change the world around them. Join Matthew Bannister as he hears from the ordinary and extraordinary people who are ‘living through’ the news headlines.

program information
BBC Outlook site


5:00
am

Morning Edition

Hosts Steve Inskeep, Rachel Martin and David Greene bring the day's stories and news to radio listeners on the go. Morning Edition provides news in context, airs thoughtful ideas and commentary, and reviews important new music, books and events in the arts.

program information
Morning Edition site


9:00
am

The Takeaway

The Takeaway is the national news magazine that delivers the news and analysis you need to catch up, start your day, and prepare for what's ahead. Host John Hockenberry, along with the BBC World Service, The New York Times, WGBH Boston and OPB invite listeners every morning to learn more and be part of the American conversation on-air and online here at thetakeaway.org. The Takeaway is a unique partnership of global news leaders. It is a co-production of PRI (Public Radio International) and WNYC Radio in collaboration with the BBC World Service, The New York Times and WGBH Boston.

program information
The Takeaway site


10:00
am

Here & Now

Here! Now! In the moment! Paddling in the middle of a fast moving stream of news and information, hosts Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson bring you the news that breaks after Morning Edition and before All Things Considered.

program information
Here & Now site


12:00
pm

Think Out Loud

This online and radio program explores issues making news in our region and encourages people with different perspectives to talk with one another. Produced by OPB. Think Out Loud is also rebroadcast weeknights at 8pm.

Think Out Loud site »


1:00
pm

BBC Newshour

BBC's Newshour highlights the latest news from around the world and includes interviews with newsmakers, eyewitnesses, correspondents and analysts.

program information
BBC Newshour site


2:00
pm

The World

The World guides listeners through major international issues and stories, linking global events directly to the American agenda.

program information
The World site


3:00
pm

All Things Considered

Hosts Audie Cornish, Kelly McEvers, Ari Shapiro, and Robert Siegel present breaking news mixed with compelling analysis, insightful commentaries, interviews and special -- sometimes quirky -- features.

program information
All Things Considered site


6:30
pm

Marketplace

Hosted by Kai Ryssdal, this national business news program originating from the West Coast covers money and business, people, local economies and the world with signature sound and wit.

program information
Marketplace site


7:00
pm

Fresh Air

Terry Gross hosts this multi-award-winning daily interview and features program which opens the window on contemporary arts and issues with guests from worlds as diverse as literature and economics.

program information
Fresh Air site


8:00
pm

Think Out Loud

This online and radio program explores issues making news in our region and encourages people with different perspectives to talk with one another. Produced by OPB. Think Out Loud is also rebroadcast weeknights at 8pm.

Think Out Loud site »


9:00
pm

Philosophy Talk

Hosts John Taylor and Ken Perry's down-to-earth and no-nonsense approach brings the richness of philosophic thought to everyday subjects. Topics are lofty (truth, beauty, justice), arresting (terrorism, intelligent design, suicide) and engaging (baseball, love, happiness).

program information
Philosophy Talk site


10:00
pm

Freakonomics Radio

Freakonomics Radio explores the riddles of everyday life and the weird wrinkles of human nature— from cheating and crime to parenting and sports— using the tools of economics to explore real-world behavior.

program information
Freakonomics Radio site


11:00
pm

BBC The Thought Show

The Thought Show looks at the numbers behind the news; reveals the true story about what’s making a buzz on social media and offers a compact guide to the way we live.

program information
BBC The Thought Show site