Shows

Acoustic Café

With: Rob Reinhart
Sunday, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Each week, listeners around the globe tune in to Acoustic Café to hear the latest from today’s great songwriting talents.

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All Things Considered

With: Russ McNamara
Mon–Fri 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
NPR’s All Things Considered is determined to give you the day’s big stories on the air, bringing them alive through contextual reporting and analysis.

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Ann Delisi's Essential Music

Ann Delisi’s Essential Music

With: Ann Delisi
Saturday, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Sunday 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Ann serves up a thoroughly hand-picked combination of great contemporary music and the classics you need to hear.

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Created Equal

With: Stephen Henderson
Mon-Fri, 9-10 a.m.
Hosted by Stephen Henderson, “Created Equal” is about the promise of opportunity and the challenge of inequality from the city that built America — Detroit.

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Don Was Motor City Playlist

Don Was Motor City Playlist

With: Don Was and Ann Delisi
Friday, 8-10 p.m.
Sunday, 10 p.m. – midnight
Blue Note Records President and music industry powerhouse Don Was pays homage to the Motor City and the artists that inspire him.

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Fresh Air

With: Terry Gross
Mon–Thu, 3-4 p.m.
Fresh Air opens the window on contemporary arts and issues with guests from worlds as diverse as literature and economics.

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In the Groove on WDET

In The Groove

With: Ryan Patrick Hooper
Mon-Fri, Noon – 3 p.m.
“In the Groove” keeps you connected to today’s independent music releases, all without the confines of genres — because good music knows no boundaries.

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Jay’s Place

With: Jay Butler
Sunday, 7-9 p.m.
Expect a lively mix of blues, R&B and soul when you stop by “Jay’s Place” on Sunday nights.

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Latino USA

With: Maria Hinojosa
Friday, 3-4 p.m.
Sunday, 10-11 a.m.
“Latino USA” is a weekly one-hour program that for 25 years has provided a platform for Latino voices and perspectives in the radio news landscape.

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Marketplace & Marketplace Tech

With: Kai Ryssdal and Molly Wood
Monday – Friday, 6:00 p.m. – 6:35 p.m.
Marketplace and Marketplace Tech are on a mission to raise the economic intelligence of the country.

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Jeff Milo MI Local

MI Local

With: Jeff Milo
Tuesday, 9-10 p.m.
Saturday, 1-2 a.m.
Featuring the best local and regional talent, “MI Local” exposes diverse emerging artists, bands and acts, especially those performing live in the area’s clubs.

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Modern Music

With: Jon Moshier
Saturday, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
If you enjoy being on the cutting edge of “what’s next,” Modern Music is your place for discovering the sounds of new and emerging independent artists

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Morning Edition

With: Pat Batcheller
Monday – Friday, 5:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
NPR’s Morning Edition has prepares listeners for the day ahead with up-to-the-minute news, background analysis and commentary.

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On Point

With: Meghna Chakrabarti
Mon – Fri, 10-11 a.m. ET
Each hour opens with a news brief analyzing the day’s biggest stories, followed by an in-depth conversation and callers’ compelling personal reactions to news and important issues.

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On the Media

With: Brooke Gladstone
Saturday, 6–7 a.m. ET
On the Media helps you understand how the media ‘sausage’ is made.

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Rob Reinhart’s Essential Music

With: Rob Reinhart
Saturday, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
A creative mix of old and new, rock and soul, folk and a bit of jazz, thematic elements, humor, from local and national artists alike.

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Sound Opinions

With: Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot
Sunday, 5-6 a.m. | 9-10 p.m.
Where people who love music can come together. You can make discoveries, debate, learn about pop culture, engage, have fun and find new ways to further enrich your lives through music.

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Waajeed at WDET

The Boulevard with Waajeed

With: Waajeed
Wednesday, 8-10 p.m.
Sunday, Midnight – 2 a.m.
“The Boulevard” features house, techno, electro, and all forms of dance music with an emphasis on the music born in Detroit and its far reaching impact.

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Detroit Move

The Detroit Move

With: Mike Latulippe
Tuesday, 8-9 p.m.
Saturday, Midnight – 1 a.m.
“The Detroit Move” tracks the musical mutations of R&B, soul, punk and rock and roll with an emphasis on Detroit’s global influence across genres.

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The Metro

The Metro

With: Nick Austin, Tia Graham
Mon-Fri, 11 a.m. – noon
“The Metro” covers local and regional news and current affairs, arts and cultural events and topics, with a commitment to airing perspectives and uncovering stories underreported by mainstream media in Detroit.

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Shigeto

The New Music Show with Shigeto

With: Shigeto
Saturday, 8-10 p.m.
Monday, Midnight – 2 a.m.
Hosted by Shigeto, “The New Music Show” features local and international artists, connecting listeners with the most innovative and genre-blending contemporary artists shaping today’s underground beat culture.

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The Treatment

With: Elvis Mitchell
Saturday, 7-8 a.m.
Every week, host Elvis Mitchell conducts in-depth interviews with the most innovative and influential people working in entertainment, art and pop culture.

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This Island Earth

With: Ismael Ahmed
Sunday, 3-5 p.m.
Wednesday, Midnight – 2 a.m.
This Island Earth will bring you the music lighting people up all over the world.

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WDET Visions host Kaleigh Wilder

Visions

With: Kaleigh Wilder
Monday, 8-10 p.m.
“Visions” is a celebration of jazz in all genres from 1969 to today with Detroit-based baritone saxophonist, improviser and Kresge artist fellow Kaleigh Wilder.

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Wait, Wait Don’t Tell Me

With: Peter Sagal
Saturday, 10–11 a.m.
Sunday, 6-7 a.m.
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.

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Weekend Edition

With: Scott Simon
Saturday, 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Saturday mornings are made for Weekend Edition Saturday, the program wraps up the week’s news and offers a mix of analysis and features on a wide range of topics.

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