A Prairie Home Companion

Saturdays at 5 p.m.
Garrison Keillor

The only live music and variety show aired nationwide today, A Prairie Home Companion is now in its 37th season of production. Live every Saturday night from 5—7 p.m. CT, A Prairie Home Companion features comedy sketches, music, and Garrison Keillor's signature monologue, "The News from Lake Wobegon."

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Podcasts

  • Saturday, May 16, 2015 6:00pm
    "It's been raining and chilly at night out there so people are way behind on lawn care, but the tulips and daffodils are in bloom." The town re-examines its philosophy on lawn care, the Lutheran Church holds its church picnic, and the war between Pastor Haugen and his secretary Marlene intensifies, in a monologue from May 2014.
  • Saturday, May 9, 2015 6:00pm
    "It's been quiet except for the storms that came through. There was one Sunday morning and Tuesday morning and Wednesday most of the day, and one just a couple of days ago." The Petersons' ice-cream-stealing dog dies, Father Wilmer visits his newfound sisters, and garage sale season begins.
  • Saturday, May 2, 2015 6:00pm
    "Getting warm up there, getting up into the 60s and even thinking about getting up into the 70s so it's been very pleasant -- and no snow fell this last week." The town celebrates the 1st of May, and a few memories of post-prom parties at the Bunsens' cabin.
  • Saturday, April 25, 2015 6:00pm
    It's spring, and that's inspired a number of men to announce their candidacy for the 2016 Presidential election.
  • Saturday, April 25, 2015 6:00pm
    A few thoughts on The Art of Storytelling as it applies to the streets of New York City