New Programming Brightens the 2013 Schedule

New Programming Brightens the 2013 Schedule
            Saturdays, 10 a.m., HPR-2: Radio Lab, the award-winning and witty science show moves into this time slot. You’ll be entranced, astonished, exasperated or otherwise stunned by hosts Jad Abumrad and Robert Krulwich as they weave stories and science into sound and music-rich documentary action. More information at
            Saturdays, 2:00 p.m. The Moth makes its debut on HPR-2 on Jan. 5th. Winner of the 2010 Peabody Award, this hit show features storytelling by folks like you and me, personal accounts that often feature the stories behind the stories. More information at
            Saturdays, 5:00 p.m., HPR-1: PRI’s Peabody Award-winning Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen from WNYC is a smart and surprising guide to what's happening in pop culture and the arts. Each week, Kurt Andersen introduces you to the people who are creating and shaping our culture. Let Studio 360 steer you to the must-see movie this weekend, the next book for your nightstand, or the song that will change your life. More information at
            Sundays, Noon, HPR-2. The TED Radio Hour. “Talks” from the legendary TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) stage are coming to radio for the first time, and in a new format that will intrigue curious listeners and stir the imagination. And to prove how important NPR takes this show, Guy Raz is leaving his post at Weekend Edition Saturday to take over as TED host.  For more information, click on

A note to Car Talk fans: as of last fall, Car Talk ceased production of new programs. The two slots reserved for that show on Saturday -- 10 a.m. on HPR-2 and 5 p.m. on HPR-1 -- have now been filled by superb new programming we hope you find well worth your support.