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Peter Sagal

For a wacky and whip-smart approach to the week's news and newsmakers, listen no further than Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!, the oddly informative news quiz from NPR. During each fast-paced, irreverent show, host Peter Sagal leads what might be characterized as the news Olympics. Callers, panelists, and guests compete by answering questions about the week's events, identifying impersonations, filling in the blanks at lightning speed, sniffing out fake news items, and deciphering limericks. Listeners vie for a chance to win the most coveted prize in radio: having Carl Kasell record the outgoing message on their home answering machine.

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
10:00 am
Sat January 31, 2015

Prediction

Originally published on Sat January 31, 2015 11:33 am

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Now panel, what will be the big surprise out of the Super Bowl? Tom Bodett.

TOM BODETT: In his post-game interview, Marshawn Lynch will not be able to shut up about meeting Katy Perry.

(LAUGHTER)

SAGAL: Amy Dickinson.

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
10:00 am
Sat January 31, 2015

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Originally published on Sat January 31, 2015 11:33 am

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Now it's time to move on to our final game, Lighting Fill In The Blank. Each of our players will have 60 seconds in which to answer as many fill-in-the-blank questions as he or she can. Each correct answer now worth two points. Bill, can you give me the scores?

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
10:00 am
Sat January 31, 2015

Limericks

Originally published on Sat January 31, 2015 11:33 am

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
11:26 am
Sat January 24, 2015

Prediction

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

In just a minute, we're going to ask our panelists how the New England Patriots will cheat to win the Super Bowl. Now panel, how will the Patriots cheat their way to victory in the Super Bowl? PJ O'Rourke.

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
11:26 am
Sat January 24, 2015

Lightning Fill In The Blank

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

It's time to move on to our final game, Lighting Fill In The Blank. Each of our players now has 60 seconds in which to answer as many fill in the blank questions as he or she can. Each correct answer now worth two points. Bill, can you give us the scores?

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
11:26 am
Sat January 24, 2015

Limericks

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
10:29 am
Sat January 17, 2015

Prediction

Originally published on Sat January 17, 2015 11:14 am

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PETER SAGAL, HOST:

Now panel, what will be the next mistake the White House admits to? Ophira Eisenberg.

OPHIRA EISENBERG, BYLINE: Trying to pass high-speed Internet and paid sick days because the entire nation is just going to stay home and download Netflix.

SAGAL: Roxanne Roberts.

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
10:29 am
Sat January 17, 2015

Lightning Fill In The Blank

Originally published on Sat January 17, 2015 11:14 am

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
10:29 am
Sat January 17, 2015

Limericks

Originally published on Sat January 17, 2015 11:14 am

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Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!
10:39 am
Sat January 10, 2015

Prediction

Originally published on Sat January 10, 2015 11:27 am

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