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WYPL FM 89.3 Program Schedule

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Midnight - 1:00am - Mystery
A pre-recorded Volunteer Reading
1:00 - 2:00am - Biographies
A pre-recorded Volunteer Reading
2:00 - 3:00am - Best Sellers
A pre-recorded Volunteer Reading
3:00 - 5:00am - BBC News
NPR Satellite feed
5:00 - 8:00am - The Takeaway
NPR Satellite feed
8:00 - 10:00am - The Commercial Appeal
Live Volunteer Reading
10:00 - 11:00am - USA Today
Live Volunteer Reading
11:00 - 12 Noon - BBC News
Satellite Programming
12 Noon - 1:00pm- Action News 5
WMC Action News 5
1:00 - 2:00pm - National Geographic
WYPL Magazines
Pre-recorded Volunteer Reading
2:00 - 3:00pm - Mystery
Pre-recorded Volunteer Reading
3:00 - 4:00pm - Biography
Pre-recorded Volunteer Reading
4:00 - 5:00pm - Best Sellers
Pre-recorded Volunteer Reading
5:00 - 5:30pm - Action News 5
WMC Action News 5
5:30 - 6:00pm - NBC Nightly News
WMC Action News 5
6:00 - 6:30pm - Action News 5
WMC Action News 5
6:30 - 7:00pm - BBC News
Satellite Programming
7:30 - 8:00pm - Time Magazine
Pre-recorded Volunteer Reading
8:00 - Midnight - Memphis Music Collection The Memphis 60's
Memphis Music Collection (pre-recorded)

Programs by Source

    Memphis Music Collection: The Memphis 60's
    From Elvis to Rufus this show is filled with hot Memphis tunes recorded during the sixties.
    Memphis Music Collection: The Memphis 70's
    Big Star, Ruby Wilson, and Elvis are just a couple of the artists featured during this 70's only music program.
    Memphis Music Collection: Memphis Gospel
    Wednesday night is gospel night on WYPL. Tune in for an uplifting experience when the spotlight is turned on the Memphis artists who play these heavenly tunes.
    Memphis Music Collection: Stax and Hi Music
    Soul music never sounded so good. This music block features artists who recorded at Stax and Hi records.
    Memphis Music Collection: Sun Studio
    This weekly show features artists who recorded at Sun Studio or played on the Sun record label. Elvis, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis, and so many more.
    Memphis Music Collection: Current Music
    Saturday nights are a special time on WYPL. You might hear current chart toppers Three Six Mafia or Justin Timberlake or you could find the next big thing to emerge from the Memphis music scene.
    Memphis Music Collection: The Memphis Blues
    Memphis is the home of the blues and we let it all hang out on this program. This is a musical history tour of the city's amazing bluesmen and women.
    Commercial Appeal
    This is a live reading of Memphis’ most circulated newspaper. Our readers cover the front page, M section, sports, and more seven days a week. There is also an extended program each Sunday.
    National Geographic
    From Africa to the Americas, tune in to hear our volunteers read from this education, informative, and entertaining magazine.
    Reader's Digest:
    Short stories, anecdotes, and entertainment spotlights are on the menu during this reading of Reader's Digest.
    Harper's Magazine, the oldest general interest monthly in America, explores the issues that drive our national conversation through such celebrated features as Readings, Annotation, and Findings, as well as the iconic Harper's Index.
    Esquire is the original and leading men's lifestyle magazine. Esquire's award winning editorial covers everything a man needs to know each month including the latest on style and clothes, what's new in cars, culture and entertainment and advice on money matters.
    Entertainment Weekly:
    Celebrities, movies, music, books, and more. It's all right here as our volunteers take you inside the latest happenings in Tinseltown and beyond.
    Time Magazine:
    More than 30 million subscribers can't be wrong. TIME gives you more than just a weekly news summary. TIME provides insightful analysis of today's important events and what they mean to you and your family--from politics to scientific breakthroughs to human achievement.
    Business Week:
    BusinessWeek Magazine prepares you to succeed in today's complex economy. You'll find in-depth coverage of the latest trends in technology, finance and management.
    This weekly news magazine reports on each week s developments on the national and global news front through news, commentary and analysis.
    New Yorker:
    Magazine publishing news editorials, short fiction, poetry, and art reviews.
    Sports Illustrated:
    From the Superbowl to the World Series Sports Illustrated takes you out of the stands and into the locker room. Each week get in depth analysis and expert opinions from the leading sports magazine.
    People Magazine:
    People is the most wildly, consistently successful magazine in history (not to mention the most stolen from lunchrooms) and it's avidly read by half the population of America each year. We bring it straight to you every Friday afternoon.
    Memphis Flyer:
    The Flyer is a Memphian's one-stop shop for everything going on in the city. From politics to parties, The Flyer covers it all. Find out what's happening in your city each and every week.
    Memphis Business Journal:
    The MBJ is Memphis' most comprehensive look at city's economics and business dealings. It's great for CEO's to small business owners to basic consumers.
    USA Today:
    A daily (5-day) general interest newspaper distributed nationally. Includes world, national, state, sports, business, finance, and lifestyle news.
  • WYPL-Locally Produced Programming
    Book Talk:
    Each week our hosts interview authors from all genres. Some past guests include James Patterson, Stuart Woods, Nora Roberts, Mary Higgins Clark, Dennis Lehane and Nicholas Sparks.
    Library News Linc
    This program takes you inside the Memphis Public Library and Information Center. Each episode features library news, information, and calendars full of exciting things going on at your local library.
    Eye On Vision:
    This weekly program features interviews with doctors, product manufactures, and everyday people to keep you up to date on all of the latest research and development in vision and eye care.
    Night Owl
    Ollie Owl and friends come together each weekday evening for adventures and story times. This show is designed for children 6 and under and each episode teaches a lesson or has a practical application for children.
    Mystery/ True Crime
    Try to solve the whodunits, follow the procedurals, witness for the prosecution in legal thrillers and be stumped by the real-life head-scratchers on Mystery and True Crime, Monday through Friday at Midnight and 2 p.m.
    Tune in to Biography as we bring you the fascinating lives of politicians, athletes, artists, and people who have overcome tremendous obstacles, as well as the stories behind some of history's most dramatic events, Monday through Friday at 1a.m. and 3 p.m.
    Best Sellers
    John Grisham, JK Rowling, Amy Tan, Tom Friedman, these are few of the chart-topping authors you'll hear on Best Sellers as our volunteers read the most popular and interesting books of the day, Monday though Friday at 2 a.m. and 4 p.m.
    From Beowulf to The Brothers Karamozov, listen as our readers bring timeless stories to life on Classics, each Saturday afternoon from 2 until 4.
    Southern Authors
    From the Everglades to El Paso, from New Orleans to the Mason-Dixon line, tune in each Saturday afternoon from 4 until 6 to hear the southern perspective on ourselves and the world around us on Southern Authors.
    African American Lives and Literature
    History, humor, heartbreak and hope are just a few of the many aspects of the African-American experience you'll hear on African-American Lives and Literature, each Sunday afternoon from 2 until 4.
    Life doesn't come with an instruction manual, but tune in each Sunday afternoon for great new diets, financial advice, career coaching, and general self-improvement on Self-Help, 4 to 6 pm each Sunday.
  • Satellite Program Descriptions
    BBC News:
    The world news from a different perspective. BBC News is one of the most trusted sources for what’s going on around the globe. WYPL is proud to now be a part of the BBC World News team.
    NBC Nightly News
    WYPL is proud to feature NBC NIGHTLY NEWS with Brian Williams each weekday evening. Get the latest on world news and events from the most trusted name in news.
    Action News 5
    Memphis’ most respected newscast comes to you live on FM 89.3 WYPL each weekday evening. Tune in on your drive home as Joe Birch, Donna Davis, and Dave Brown bring you the most comprehensive news and weather in the Mid-South.
    The Takeaway
    The Takeaway is the new national morning news program that delivers the news and analysis you need to catch up, start your day, and prepare for what's ahead.
    Moira Gunn hosts this program about issues in the technology world. Some of the topics covered have been supercomputers, satellites, and robots.
    Prime Time Radio
    Prime Time Radio is a program exploring the issues and interests of people as they age-from baby boomers to their children and their parents.
    You Bet Your Garden
    Mike McGrath offers advice about such gardening issues as caring for plants, fending off pests, wrestling with weeds, and dealing with disease.
    A Chef's Table
    Each week, chef Jim Coleman offers up appetizing recipes as he travels to the country's finest restaurants speaking with the best chefs in the land.
    The Health Show
    The Health Show examines issues surrounding both physical and mental health. Dr. Nina Sax and Mary Darcy interview national experts on key medical topics.
    The Parents Journal
    Each week, host Bobbi Conner shares information with parents from renowned authors, leading child psychologists, and child development experts.
    The Book Guys
    The Book Guys, Mike Cuthbert and Alan Stypeck talk with listeners about rare and used books. They also speak with the world's greatest collectors and book experts.
    Classical Guitar Alive
    Each week, host Tony Morris explores a wide variety of solo, chamber, and orchestral music with guitar. Interviews are done with the world's foremost guitarists, performers, and composers.
    Beale Street Caravan
    Each week, Pat Mitchell takes you to blues festivals and clubs around the world. The show includes feature host segments to tell you the story behind the music.

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