Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
August 29, 2013
Hosted by Peter Sagal, the Peabody Award-winning, radio quiz show offers a fast-paced, irreverent look at the week's news. Listeners call into the show from around the country to answer quirky quiz questions, presented by Mr. Sagal, a panel of featured humorists, and Official Judge and Scorekeeper Carl Kasell, whose voice on your phone answering machine is offered as a prize. Frequent panelists include authors P.J. O'Rourke and Roy Blount, Jr., comedians including Mo Rocca and Paula Poundstone, and figures from the media world including former Boston Globe writer Charles P. Pierce. Based out of Chicago, IL on WBEZ the show has a weekly audience of 3.2 million listeners on more than 600 NPR member stations nationwide, and surpassed one million podcast downloads monthly. Its audience has grown in nearly every ratings period since its premiere in January 1998.
Premium Seats are available for $120. This gets you a seat in the first 8 rows, plus a commemorative "Wait Wait..."Don't Tell Me!" bistro mug and a custom made "Best of Wait Wait" CD packed in a paper shopping bag.