Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!

Saturday 1:00 p.m.
  • Hosted by Peter Sagal

For a wacky and whip-smart approach to the week's news and newsmakers, listen no further than Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!, the oddly informative news quiz from NPR. Callers, panelists, and guests compete by answering questions about the week's events, identifying impersonations, filling in the blanks at lightning speed, sniffing out fake news items, and deciphering limericks. 

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Limericks

Apr 16, 2016
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Prediction

Apr 9, 2016
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Lightning Fill-In-The-Blank

Apr 9, 2016
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Limericks

Apr 9, 2016
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Prediction

Apr 2, 2016
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Lightning Fill In The Blank

Apr 2, 2016
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Limericks

Apr 2, 2016
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Limericks

Mar 26, 2016
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Prediction

Mar 26, 2016
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Now panel - now that he has watched baseball in Cuba and danced the tango in Argentina, where will Obama go next? Roy Blount, Jr.

ROY BLOUNT JR.: He is going to fly in Air Force One over an outdoor Trump rally.

(LAUGHTER)

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Mar 26, 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 is now worth 2 points. Bill, can you give us the scores?

Prediction

Mar 19, 2016
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Now panel, how will Merrick Garland convince the Senate to confirm him? Peter Grosz.

PETER GROSZ: He'll take a page from his namesake Judy Garland and try to help Republicans get a brain, a heart and some encourage.

(LAUGHTER)

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Mar 19, 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 is worth two points. Bill, can you give us the scores?

BILL KURTIS: Marina has two...

Limericks

Mar 19, 2016
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Prediction

Mar 12, 2016
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Now panel...

(APPLAUSE)

SAGAL: ...What is going to come out of this historic U.S.-Canada meeting between Trudeau and our president, Barack Obama? Faith Salie.

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Mar 12, 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 he or she can - each correct answer now worth 2 points. Bill, can you give us the scores?

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