KGOU is expanding one program and adding another to our weekday lineup of news/talk programming, replacing Talk of the Nation
, which ends a 21-year run today. The final hour will be a must-listen
, with Neal and Ted Koppel analyzing the news, and Neal's farewell.Here & Now
, produced by NPR Member Station WBUR in Boston, will expand to two hours, from 12 to 2 p.m. Monday through Thursday, beginning Monday, July 1. KGOU has broadcast Here & Now
since 2009, hosted by veteran broadcaster and documentary filmmaker Robin Young. The show has added a co-host, Jeremy Hobson, a reporter and producer who has worked on NPR's All Things Considered
and other public radio programs. To the Point
, a news interview program produced by KCRW in Santa Monica, Calif., joins the weekday lineup Monday through Thursday from 2 to 3 p.m. Hosted by Warren Olney, To the Point
is a fast-paced interview show about topical issues.
The lineup on Friday afternoons is not changing; KGOU will broadcast the first hour of Here & Now
from 12 to 1 p.m., followed by listener favorite Science Friday
with Ira Flatow from 1 to 3 p.m.
We hope you'll listen to these shows, get familiar with them, and let us know