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Meet Chris Thile - The new host of A Prairie Home Companion®

Beginning October, 2016, musician extraordinaire Chris Thile will take over for Garrison Keillor as the new host of A Prairie Home Companion. Chris' wide range of musical taste, paired with his vast network of famous and talented friends, will draw new, diverse talent to public radio.


Jul 22, 2016

A major police operation is under way in Munich to find attackers who opened fire at a shopping center. At least six people are reported to have been killed and many others injured. The area, in the northwestern Moosach district, has been sealed off and all transport services in the city have been suspended. Police are urging people to avoid public places or stay indoors. The Bavarian state government is holding a crisis meeting.

The BBC is covering the story through correspondents in Germany, as well as local reporters and eyewitnesses.

  • Newshour at 4:00 and 5:00pm ET will offer extensive coverage of the Munich attack alongside other news (presented by Julian Marshall)
  • The Newsroom at 6:00-6:59pm ET will likewise cover the latest from Munich (presented by Alex Ritson)

These programs will be LIVE and updated throughout with the latest from Munich. Refer to rundowns on the Partners site for more detail:

All programs are expected to follow their respective clocks. Please monitor ContentDepot alerts for updated information.

Tags: bbc Tags: bbc-backgrounder

Marketplace Offers”Politics Inside Out” Convention Modules

Jul 20, 2016

Marketplace is offering special modules that look at politics from the inside out – with real people’s questions inside the conventions and take a look at political developments outside the conventions.

Who does the economy work for? What’s the real currency of government? Who are the winners and losers in today’s global economy? How are people’s lives and livelihoods affected by their access to political power? These are the questions that Americans are asking this election season, and Marketplace is positioned to tackle them for your listeners.

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Tags: marketplace Tags: marketplace-weekend

Classical Minnesota Public Radio and Dallas present “A Bridge of Song”

Jul 13, 2016

The cities of Dallas and Minneapolis-St. Paul drew international attention last week with shocking violence. As part of many community-wide efforts to begin healing, these two cities are creating tandem community singing events. Why? No simplistic solutions exist to wipe away all the issues behind the violence and subsequent unrest in our cities, but singing together holds unique power to break barriers. Singing creates community. Read more

Tags: classical

Program Update: PM Teresa May speech 1:00pm ET

Jul 13, 2016

The new British PM Teresa May will be making a speech at Downing Street later today. Right now BBC World Service anticipates broadcasting the speech during The Newsroom at 1:00pm (1300) ET. Read more

Tags: bbc

Program Update: BBC World Service, Outside Source extended edition

Jul 12, 2016

Tomorrow’s edition of Outside Source will be extended by one hour to provide coverage of David Cameron’s last Prime Minister’s Questions.

Outside Source will air from 6:06am ET through 07:59 ET. The 7:00am hour replaces Outlook.
The World Service clock will be maintained.

Tags: bbc

MPR News Prepared to Offer Coverage of St. Paul Protests

Jul 8, 2016

As reaction to Wednesday’s police shooting of Philando Castile develops in the Twin Cities, Minnesota Public Radio is prepared to offer live reporting and ongoing coverage. MPR News will monitor and cover protests and news conferences over the weekend, and will offer special coverage if a major situation arises. This coverage will be available free of charge to all APM affiliate stations.

We will communicate special coverage through Content Depot alerts and email as quickly, and with as much detail, as possible. We have also reserved a studio and will do our best to provide two-way opportunities with MPR News reporters.

Please contact your Station Representative with any questions.

Tags: minnesota-public-radio Tags: mpr-news

Thank You, Garrison – A Letter from Jon McTaggart

Jul 7, 2016

Public Radio Colleagues,

Last Friday evening, I was seated among 18,000 fans of A Prairie Home Companion at the Hollywood Bowl, watching and listening to the most remarkable radio host I will ever know. As the familiar liturgy of the show progressed, I tried to imagine the first Saturday broadcast of APHC in 1974. How could it be that was 42 years ago? Sitting under a California night sky, I thought about the countless millions of people across the country and around the world whose only personal experience with Minnesota has been their weekly virtual visit to Lake Wobegon.  And as I’ve done many times over the years, I marveled again at the genius and unlimited imagination of the man who created that special place and who has so artfully drawn us into the everyday lives of the colorful and beloved characters in that small town. The duets and the wonderful music caused me to remember gifted band members back to 1982 when I first heard the show, and then I thought about all the amazing musicians who’ve shared the stage with Garrison. Absolutely awesome.

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Tags: a-prairie-home-companion

BBC: The Winners, a 6-Episode Series Focusing on Female Olympians

Jul 6, 2016

The BBC is now offering ‘The Winners’, a 6 episode series around the Olympics. Six women athletes tell the stories of how they came to excel at their sport; and the obstacles, challenges, failures and triumphs they experienced on that journey. The series will replace The Essential at 11:23 – 11:29a ET during the following dates. Read more

Tags: bbc

BBC Program Update – Outside Source Replaces Outlook on Wednesday, July 6

Jul 5, 2016

Outside Source will run for 2 hours on Wednesday, July 6, extending an additional hour to replace Outlook from 7:00 – 8:00am ET. Outside Source will run the extra hour with coverage of the Chilcot Report. The Chilcot Report is the British public inquiry into the nation’s role in the Iraq war.

Broadcast Details: Wednesday, July 6; 6:00am – 7:59am ET – Outside Source  – coverage of the Chilcot Report (Outlook is dropped from the schedule)

The program clock will be maintained throughout.

Tags: bbc

Calling ALL Stations: Brexit Special from Marketplace Weekend & BBC World Service

Jun 30, 2016

Marketplace Weekend has teamed up with the BBC World Service to create special programming focused on Brexit and its impact on the economy. This weekend, Lizzie O’Leary hosts Marketplace Weekend and BBC’s In the Balance from the UK to provide on-the-ground reporting as the British people adjust to their new future.

Given the timeliness of this coverage, we’re making this week’s episode of Marketplace Weekend available to all stations, complete with on-air promos.

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Tags: bbc Tags: marketplace-weekend

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