A Prairie Home Companion

A Prairie Home Companion®

with Garrison Keillor

About the Program

This variety show features unforgettable comedy sketches, acoustic-based music, and Garrison Keillor's signature monologue, "The News from Lake Wobegon."

Official program Web site

The News from Lake Wobegon podcast

Listen to The News from Lake Wobegon wherever and whenever you want. GK's signature monologue is now available as a free podcast, updated every Monday.

Subscribe to the podcast

Next Show

This week: we’re back in New York City to wrap up our live broadcasts for the year with another show from The Town Hall, with special guests Steve Martin and The Steep Canyon Rangers, Yo-Yo Ma, Edgar Meyer, and Marina Franklin. Plus: a hot-off-the-presses Song of the Week and a few musician birthday highlights from Chris Thile and the band (singer Aoife O’Donovan, Richard Dworsky on keys, drummer Matt Chamberlain, guitarist Chris Eldridge, Alex Hargreaves on fiddle, and bassist Tim Lefebvre); a selection or two for the holidays; and scripts and scenes from the Royal Academy of Radio Actors, Serena Brook, Tim Russell, and Fred Newman. Tune in on your local public radio station or watch live (Saturday, 5pm - 7pm Central Time) at prairiehome.org!

Classical MPR's broadcast of Metropolitan Opera live will briefly pre-empt the start of A Prairie Home Companion on January 5, March 2 and May 11. For the complete broadcast, join MPR News on Sunday at 11 a.m.

Program Schedule

DATE TIME SERVICE STATION
SUN 11:00 am News Find a station
SAT 5:00 pm Classical Find a station
SAT 5:00 pm News Find a station

MPR News
Radio

Listen Now

On Air

MPR News

Other Radio Streams from MPR

Classical MPR
Radio Heartland

Services