Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me

Saturdays, 10am - 11am
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.

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
9:24 am
Sat September 29, 2012

Bluff The Listener

Originally published on Sat September 29, 2012 10:07 am

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CARL KASELL: From NPR and WBEZ-Chicago, this is WAIT WAIT...DON'T TELL ME!, the NPR News quiz. I'm Carl Kasell. We're playing this week with Adam Felber, Brian Babylon and Kyrie O'Connor. And here again is your host, filling in for Peter Sagal, at the Chase Bank Auditorium in downtown Chicago, Peter Grosz.

PETER GROSZ, HOST:

Thank you, Carl.

(APPLAUSE)

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
9:24 am
Sat September 29, 2012

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Originally published on Sat September 29, 2012 10:07 am

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PETER GROSZ, HOST:

All right now, we are 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 is worth two points. Carl, can you give us the scores?

CARL KASELL: Brian Babylon has the lead, Peter. He has four points. Kyrie O'Connor and Adam Felber both have two points.

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
10:49 am
Sat September 22, 2012

Limericks

Carl reads three news-related limericks: Not So Killer, a Veggie Tall Tale, and Mickey Mouse Clubbin'.

Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
10:49 am
Sat September 22, 2012

Panel Round Two

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CARL KASELL: From NPR and WBEZ-Chicago, this is WAIT WAIT...DON'T TELL ME!, the NPR News quiz. I'm Carl Kasell. We're playing this week with Mo Rocca, Faith Salie and Roy Blount, Jr. And here again is your host, at the Fox Theater in Atlanta, Georgia, Peter Sagal.

(APPLAUSE)

PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Thank you, Carl. In just a minute, Carl says, "frankly, Scarlett, I don't give a rhyme," in our Listener Limerick Challenge. If you'd like to play, give us a call at 1-888-Wait-Wait, that's 1-888-924-8924.

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
8:22 am
Sat September 22, 2012

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Originally published on Sat September 22, 2012 10:49 am

All the news we couldn't fit anywhere else.

Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
8:22 am
Sat September 22, 2012

Prediction

Originally published on Sat September 22, 2012 10:49 am

Our panelists predict what the next hidden video surprise will be.

Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
8:22 am
Sat September 22, 2012

Who's Carl This Time?

Originally published on Sat September 22, 2012 10:49 am

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CARL KASELL: From NPR and WBEZ-Chicago, this is WAIT WAIT...DON'T TELL ME!, the NPR News quiz. I'm Carl Kasell, and here's your host, at the Fox Theater in Atlanta, Georgia, Peter Sagal.

(APPLAUSE)

PETER SAGAL, HOST:

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
8:22 am
Sat September 22, 2012

Opening Panel Round

Originally published on Sat September 22, 2012 10:49 am

Our panelists answer questions about the week's news: Holy Matrimony.

Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
8:22 am
Sat September 22, 2012

Bluff The Listener

Originally published on Sat September 22, 2012 10:49 am

Our panelists tell us three stories of things we thought were true, that just aren't true, but only one of their stories is true. Got it?

Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
8:16 am
Sat September 15, 2012

Opening Panel Round

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

We want to remind everybody that they can join us here most weeks at the Chase Bank Auditorium in downtown Chicago. For tickets and more information, you can go to wbez.org, or you can find a link at our website, waitwait.npr.org.

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