Shows & Podcasts

1A with Jenn White

  • Mon–Fri 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
  • Mon–Thu 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Every day, 1A convenes a conversation about the most important issues of our time. The show takes a deep and unflinching look at America, bringing context to stories unfolding across the country.

With: Jenn White

Acoustic Café

  • Sat 2:00 am – 4:00 am
  • Sun 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Each week, listeners around the globe tune in to Acoustic Café to hear the latest from today’s great songwriting talents.

With: Rob Reinhart

All Things Considered

  • Mon–Fri 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

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.

With: Audie Cornish Ailsa Chang Mary Louise Kelly Ari Schapiro

Ann Delisi’s Essential Music

  • Sat 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
  • Sun 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Ann serves up a thoroughly hand-picked combination of great contemporary music and the classics you need to hear.

With: Ann Delisi

Created Equal

A podcast exploring the strings of inequality that run through the American experience. Each episode explores the question: How did we arrive at this moment in history?

With: Stephen Henderson


  • Tue–Sat 12:00 am – 2:00 am
  • Mon–Fri 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Your soundtrack to discovering Detroit.

With: Rob Reinhart Amanda LeClaire Ryan Patrick Hooper


Meet CuriosiD a series for the inquisitive. You ask the questions and our news team helps you find answers

Detroit Today with Stephen Henderson

  • Mon–Fri 9:00 am – 10:00 am
  • Mon–Fri 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Dynamic and diverse voices. News, politics, community leaders and issues that define our region. Detroit Today brings you fresh and perceptive views and brings you into the conversation each day.

With: Stephen Henderson

Don Was Motor City Playlist

  • Fri 10:00 pm – 12:00 am

Blue Note Records President and music industry powerhouse Don Was pays homage to the Motor City and the artists that inspire him.

With: Ann Delisi Don Was

Fresh Air

  • Mon–Fri 4:00 am – 5:00 am
  • Sat 5:00 am – 6:00 am
  • Mon–Thu 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Fresh Air opens the window on contemporary arts and issues with guests from worlds as diverse as literature and economics.

With: Terry Gross

Jay’s Place

  • Sat 10:00 pm – 12:00 am

Expect a lively mix of blues, R&B and soul when you stop by “Jay’s Place” on Saturday nights.

With: Jay Butler

Latino USA

  • Sat 7:00 am – 8:00 am
  • Wed 10:00 pm – 11:00 pm

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.

With: Maria Hinojosa

Marketplace & Marketplace Tech

  • Mon–Fri 6:00 pm – 6:35 pm

Marketplace and Marketplace Tech are on a mission to raise the economic intelligence of the country.

With: Kai Ryssdal Molly Wood


Each week, WDET’s Jake Neher and Cheyna Roth un-jumble Michigan issues and talk about how statewide news stories affect you.

With: Jake Neher Cheyna Roth

Modern Music

  • Sun 2:00 am – 4:00 am
  • Sat 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

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.

Morning Edition

  • Mon–Fri 5:00 am – 9:00 am

NPR’s Morning Edition has prepares listeners for the day ahead with up-to-the-minute news, background analysis and commentary.

With: Steve Inskeep Renee Montagne

On Being

  • Wed 2:00 am – 3:00 am
  • Mon 3:00 am – 4:00 am
  • Sun 7:00 am – 8:00 am
  • Thu 10:00 pm – 11:00 pm

On Being with Krista Tippett takes up the big questions of meaning with scientists and theologians, artists and teachers — some you know and others you’ll love to meet.

With: Krista Tippett

On Point

  • Mon, Mon–Fri 10:00 am – 11:00 am
  • Mon–Fri 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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.

With: Meghna Chakrabarti David Folkenflik

On the Media

  • Mon 2:00 am – 3:00 am
  • Sun 4:00 am – 5:00 am
  • Sat 6:00 am – 7:00 am
  • Mon 10:00 pm – 11:00 pm

On the Media helps you understand how the media ‘sausage’ is made.

With: Brooke Gladstone Bob Garfield

Progressive Underground

  • Sun 12:00 am – 2:00 am
  • Sun 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

A perfect soundtrack to every Sunday night. The Progressive Underground (TPU) with Chris Campbell serves up a creative mix Afro-pean, house, electronic.

With: Chris Campbell


  • Sun 6:00 am – 7:00 am
  • Fri 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Sun 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Tue 10:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Radiolab is a show about curiosity. Where sound illuminates ideas, and the boundaries blur between science, philosophy, and human experience.

With: Jad Abumrad Robert Krulwich


  • Tue 2:00 am – 3:00 am
  • Tue 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
  • Tue 11:00 pm – 12:00 am

Reveal is a first-of-its-kind, weekly one-hour public radio show dedicated to investigative reporting.

With: Al Letson

Rob Reinhart’s Essential Music

  • Sat 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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.

With: Rob Reinhart

Science of Grief

A podcast that makes space for young adults to share stories, science, and solutions for those who are exploring their grief and mental health.

Snap Judgment

  • Fri 3:00 am – 4:00 am
  • Wed 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
  • Sun 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • Wed 11:00 pm – 12:00 am

Snap Judgment is the smoking-hot show from NPR about the decisions people make that change EVERYTHING.

With: Glynn Washington

Soul Saturday

  • Sat 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Nick’s imaginative mix merges genres like soul and hip-hop with electronica and funk into a rich tapestry of rhythm and sound that is uniquely Detroit.

With: Nick Austin

Sound Opinions

  • Fri 2:00 am – 3:00 am
  • Wed 3:00 am – 4:00 am
  • Fri 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
  • Fri 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm

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.

With: Jim DeRogatis Greg Kot

StoryCorps Detroit

StoryCorps Detroit showcases interviews between Detroiters recorded for a national oral history project.

With: Sascha Raiyn

The Beginning of the End

WDET’s original podcast featuring stories about when, how and why things end, told by the people who have to live with what happens next.

With: Alex Trajano

The Business

  • Sat 4:30 am – 5:00 am

A look inside the business of entertainment.

With: Kim Masters

The Daily

  • Mon–Fri 6:35 pm – 7:00 pm

This is how the news should sound. Twenty minutes a day, five days a week, hosted by Michael Barbaro and powered by New York Times journalism.

With: Michael Barbaro

The Moth

  • Thu 3:00 am – 4:00 am
  • Thu 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
  • Sun 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Thu 11:00 pm – 12:00 am

A celebration of both the raconteur, who breathes fire into true tales of ordinary life, and the storytelling novice, who has lived through something extraordinary and yearns to share it.

The Treatment

  • Sat 4:00 am – 4:30 am
  • Thu 1:15 pm – 1:45 pm

Every week, host Elvis Mitchell conducts in-depth interviews with the most innovative and influential people working in entertainment, art, and pop culture.

With: Elvis Mitchell

This American Life

  • Tue, Thu 3:00 am – 4:00 am
  • Sun 10:00 am – 11:00 am
  • Mon 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

There’s a theme to each episode of This American Life, and a variety of stories on that theme. It’s mostly true stories of everyday people, though not always. Take a listen.

With: Ira Glass

This Island Earth

  • Sat 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This Island Earth will bring you the music lighting people up all over the world.

With: Ismael Ahmed

Wait, Wait Don’t Tell Me

  • Sun 5:00 am – 6:00 am
  • Sat 10:00 am – 11:00 am
  • Sun 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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.

With: Peter Sagal

Weekend Edition

  • Sat 8:00 am – 10:00 am

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.

With: Scott Simon

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