Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me

Saturdays, 10am - 11am
  • Hosted by Peter Sagal

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.

Limericks

Mar 10, 2018

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Prediction

Mar 10, 2018

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In just a minute, we're going to ask our panelists to predict - after the debacle on "The Bachelor," what will be the next big reality show scandal?

Prediction

Mar 3, 2018

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Now panel, what will be the big story everybody is talking about Monday morning about this weekend's Oscars? Luke Burbank.

LUKE BURBANK: That moment Barbra Streisand rode down the red carpet atop a team of 30 freshly cloned corgis.

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SAGAL: Roxanne Roberts.

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Mar 3, 2018

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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

Mar 3, 2018

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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.

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Finally today, yet one more Oscar nominee. It's Lee Unkrich of Pixar.

BILL KURTIS: He joined us last fall to talk about his latest movie, "Coco."

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BILL KURTIS: Support for NPR comes from this station, and from TIAA, for investing, advice, banking and retirement. Working to help customers achieve financial well-being so they can give back to the world. TIAA calls this the new success story, tiaa.org.

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BILL KURTIS: Earlier in the year, we spoke to another Oscar nominee, Lee Daniels, who made the movie "Precious" but since then had gotten into TV with his shows "Empire" and "Star." But his entertainment career, as it turns out, goes way back.

Prediction

Feb 17, 2018

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In just a minute, we're going to ask our panelists what will be the new sport unveiled at the next Winter Olympics.

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Feb 17, 2018

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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 is now worth two points. Bill, can you give us the score?

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