New Schedule: New Saturdays

Our new schedule launches this week and each day we’re highlighting the changes and especially the new programs we’ve added. You can learn all about the new schedule in our update packet (PDF, 1MB) or read more here.

New Programs

  • The State We’re In — 12:00 a.m.
    The State We’re In brings you stories from all over the world, covering important global matters as well as seemingly small issues, because they too can have a big impact. The main focus is on human rights issues, as experienced by everyday people around the globe. Produced by Radio Netherlands Worldwide.
  • Inside Europe — 5:00 a.m.
    Inside Europe is a weekly newsmagazine exploring the news and topical issues shaping the European continent. Produced by Deutsche Welle.
  • Travel with Rick Steves — 1:00 p.m.
    A fun, hour-long practical talk show with guest travel experts and questions from travelers. It’s a lively conversation about exploring our world smartly, smoothly and thoughtfully.
  • The Writer’s Almanac — 1:01 p.m.
    Though KSKA has carried Almanac in the past, now it’s available 7 days a week at regular times. Tune in to hear Garrison Keillor recounting the highlights of this day in history and reading a short poem or two. Listen Mon-Fri just before the 3:00 p.m. Fresh Air; Saturdays at 1:01 p.m. and Sundays at 12:01 p.m.
  • Left, Right & Center — 6:30 p.m.
    Provocative, alive and witty, KCRW’s weekly confrontation over politics, policy and popular culture proves those with impeccable credentials needn’t lack personality. LR&C features four regular and insightful news analysts: Arianna Huffington, Tony Blankley, Matt Miller and Robert Scheer.


  • BBC World Service — 1:00 a.m. to 5:00 a.m.
    A variety of news and in-depth programs from an international perspective.
  • Weekend Edition Saturday — 6:00 to 10:00 a.m.
    New time slot starts at 6:00 a.m.
  • This American Life — 10:00 a.m.
    We’ve been airing the program at 10:00 a.m. for the last month, but now the time slot is permanent.
  • Anchorage Edition — 6:00 p.m.
    This is a new repeat edition of the program. It first airs Fridays at 2:30 p.m.
  • Marian McPartland’s Piano Jazz — 7:00 p.m.
    Formerly a weeknight show, we’ve moved it to Saturdays, ahead of the locally-produced jazz show (next).
  • KSKA Night Music — 8:00 p.m.
    Two hours of locally-selected and hosted jazz; formerly scheduled on Thursday evenings.
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