WBUR Welcomes Fall 2020 With New Programming Changes

Starting this weekend — Saturday, October 3 — WBUR kicks off a new fall line-up. With audiences spending more time at home due to the pandemic, the broadcast schedule offers even more reasons to stay with WBUR, day and night.

The new WBUR fall line-up offers the opportunity to hear emerging new shows like It’s Been a Minute with Sam Sanders and fan favorites like The Daily from The New York Times, alongside WBUR powerhouse productions, Here & Now and the newly revamped On Point. Shows can be heard live on 90.9 FM, online at wbur.org and on smart speakers. Episodes are available for listening anytime on the WBUR Listen app.

See the full schedule online here. Notable updates to WBUR’s fall schedule include:


10 a.m. : The new On Point hosted by Meghna Chakrabarti has been transformed into one powerful hour. Sound rich elements matched with deep, heavily researched conversations. With fresh takes and a diversity of new voices, On Point will take you on a journey to help make complicated issues understandable.

11 a.m. : A perfect pairing with On Point, 1A (WAMU) convenes conversations about the most important issues of our time with a deep and unflinching look at America. 1A is led by Jenn White, whose voice podcast listeners may recognize from her past role hosting the hit shows, Making Oprah and Making Obama.

8 p.m.The Daily (NYT) delves into one top news story of the day. It is hosted by Michael Barbaro and powered by New York Times journalism.

9 p.m. : WBUR brings back its checkerboard of fan favorites, with a different hit show each weeknight including:

  • Monday: Radio Lab (WNYC) a platform for long-form journalism and storytelling that challenges its listeners’ preconceived notions about how the