Colorado Public Radio Unveils New Schedule For 2019

CPR News has a new schedule! Listen to 17 new shows on Colorado Public Radio News. These additions provide listeners with more opportunities to hear fresh perspectives, and more representation of the diverse voices and communities that make up Colorado and the country.

Along with new shows and voices, many programs will air at different times. Please note no shows are being canceled. Learn more about the new programs and hosts coming to Colorado Public Radio and see the complete schedule below.

We want your feedback. Email us at comments@cpr.org to let us know what you think.

Download a PDF of the schedule here.

Download a PDF of the show descriptions here.


1A: With a name inspired by the First Amendment, “1A” explores important issues of our time and what connects us across the fissures that divide the country. Hosted by Joshua Johnson, the show takes a deep and unflinching look at America. Monday-Friday:10 a.m. - Noon.


The Takeaway: Hosted by Tanzina Vega and Amy Walter, “The Takeaway” is a fresh take to the daily news. National and international news and cultural stories are presented through a conversational and personality-driven format. Monday-Thursday: 2 p.m.-3 pm. Friday: 9 p.m.-10 p.m.


The Daily: Hosted by Michael Barbaro and powered by New York Times journalism, “The Daily” brings listeners the biggest stories of our time, told by the best journalists in the world. Monday-Friday: 3 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

Marketplace: Award-winning “Marketplace” is public radio's daily reflection on business and economics news "for the rest of us." Hosted by Kai Ryssdal, the program examines economic news through stories, conversations and newsworthy numbers. Monday-Friday: 3:30 p.m.-4 p.m.


Planet Money: The award-winning podcast, "Planet Money", helps make sense of the complicated forces that move our economy through creative and entertaining dialogue and narrative. Saturday: 10 a.m.-10:30 a.m., Repeats Thursday: 9 p.m.-9:30 p.m.


How I Built This: In "How I Built This", host Guy Raz dives into the stories behind some of the world’s best known companies and weaves a narrative about innovators, entrepreneurs and idealists. Saturday: 10:30 a.m.-11 a.m., Repeats Thursday: 9:30 p.m.- 10 p.m.


Snap Judgment: Created and hosted by Glynn Washington, “Snap Judgment” delivers a raw, intimate, and musical brand of narrative, daring audiences to see the world through the eyes of another. It’s storytelling, with a beat. Saturday: 1 p.m.-2 p.m. Repeats Sunday 8 p.m.-9 p.m.


Hidden Brain: A blend of science and storytelling, “Hidden Brain” reveals the patterns that drive human behavior. Hosted by Shankar Vedantam, the program helps curious people understand the world, current events and themselves. Saturday: 4 p.m.-5 p.m. Repeats Wednesday: 9 p.m.-10 p.m.


Reveal: "Reveal" is the Peabody Award-winning investigative journalism program for public radio from The Center for Investigative Reporting and PRX. Saturday: 5 p.m.-6 p.m. Repeats Tuesday: 9 p.m.-10 p.m.


The Moth: Presented by PRX, "The Moth Radio Hour" features true stories told live on stage without scripts, notes, props or accompaniment. Each episode mixes humorous, heartbreaking and poignant tales that captivate and delight audiences. Saturday: 7 p.m.-8 p.m. Repeats Friday: 10 p.m.-11 p.m.


Live Wire: Hosted by Luke Burbank, “Live Wire” is a one-hour variety show taped in front of a live audience. It’s music from up-and-coming bands, original comedy, performance and scintillating interviews with people who think cool thoughts. Saturday: 8 p.m.-9 p.m. 


On Being: Hosted by Krista Tippett, “On Being” takes up the big questions of meaning with scientists and theologians, artists and teachers. Each week is a new discovery with insight into the question: What does it mean to be human, and how do we want to live? Sunday: 12 p.m.-1 p.m.


"It’s Been a Minute with Sam Sanders" is an irreverent, casual space to process the pace of current events. It’s a wrap of the week paired with deep dive interviews with musicians, actors and newsmakers. "The world is complicated; let’s talk it out." Sunday: 1 p.m.-2 p.m.


"Freakonomics" explores the riddles of everyday life and the weird wrinkles of human nature. Host Stephen J. Dubner interviews social scientists, entrepreneurs and other top thinkers to discover the hidden side of everything. Sunday: 2 p.m.-3 p.m.


On The Media: Peabody-award winning “On The Media” is a weekly investigation into how the media shapes our worldview. Hosts Brooke Gladstone and Bob Garfield tackle sticky issues to reveal the deeper truths behind the daily onslaught of information. Sunday: 3 p.m.-4 p.m.


Latino USA: For 25 years, “Latino USA” has provided a platform for Latino voices and perspectives in the radio news landscape. Hosted by Maria Hinojosa, the award-winning program specializes in news, culture and storytelling. Sunday: 5 p.m. Repeats Monday 9 p.m.-10 p.m.


Selected Shorts: "Selected Shorts: Let Us Tell You A Story" presents some best-loved selections of classic and contemporary short fiction read by acclaimed actors and recorded live at Peter Norton Symphony Space in New York City. Sunday: 9 p.m.-10 p.m.


Sound Opinions: The world’s only rock and roll talk show. Hosted by long time rock critics Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot, listeners can hear new music, record reviews and exclusive interviews and performances.

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 MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
12 AMBBCBBCBBC
1 AM
2 AM
3 AM
4 AMMorning Edition
5 AM
6 AMWeekend EditionWeekend Edition
7 AM
8 AM
9 AMColorado Matters**
10 AM1A*Planet Money/How I Built This*Colorado Matters
11 AMWait Wait... Don't Tell Me!
12 PMHere & NowThis American LifeOn Being*
1 PMHere & NowSciFriSnap Judgment*It's Been a Minute*
2 PMThe Takeaway*SciFriRadiolabFreakonomics*
3 PMThe Daily/Marketplace*Ted Radio Hour**On the Media*
4 PMAll Things ConsideredHidden Brain*Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!
5 PMReveal*Latino USA*
6 PMAll Things Considered
7 PMColorado MattersThe Moth*This American Life
8 PMFresh AirLive Wire*Snap Judgment*
9 PMLatino USA*Reveal*Hidden Brain*Planet Money/How I Built This*The Takeaway*Sound Opinions*Selected Shorts*
10 PMBBCThe Moth*BBC
11 PMBBC

CPR's New Weekday Schedule

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 MonTuesWedThursFri
12 AMBBC
1 AM
2 AM
3 AM
4 AMMorning Edition
5 AM
6 AM
7 AM
8 AM
9 AMColorado Matters**
10 AM1A*
11 AM
12 PMHere & Now
1 PMHere & NowSciFri
2 PMThe Takeaway*SciFri
3 PMThe Daily/Marketplace*
4 PMAll Things Considered
5 PM
6 PM
7 PMColorado Matters
8 PMFresh Air
9 PMLatino USA*Reveal*Hidden Brain*Planet Money*The Takeaway*
10 PMBBCThe Moth
11 PMBBC

CPR's New Weekend Schedule

 SatSun
12 AMBBC
1 AM
2 AM
3 AM
4 AM
5 AM
6 AMWeekend Edition
7 AM
8 AM
9 AM
10 AMPlanet Money/How I Built This*Colorado Matters
11 AMWait Wait... Don't Tell Me!
12 PMThis American LifeOn Being*
1 PMSnap Judgment*It's Been a Minute*
2 PMRadiolab*Freakonomics*
3 PMTed Radio HourOn the Media*
4 PMHidden Brain*Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!
5 PMReveal*Latino USA*
6 PMAll Things Considered
7 PMThe Moth*This American Life
8 PMLive Wire*Snap Judgment*
9 PMSound Opinions*Selected Shorts*
10 PMBBC
11 PM

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*=New Show