Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! Stats and Show Details

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Welcome to the Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! Stats Page! Here, you will find almost everything you might want to know about the NPR news quiz show. For more information about this site, please view the About page. For help on interpreting all of the information presented on this site, please view the Help page.

You can view information about the upcoming show and shows from the past month below. To view additional show details, use the navigation menu to the left to view shows by year. From there, you can also view shows by month or individually by clicking on the show's date.

Did you reach this page by browsing to MoRoccaTheWorldsWorstObstetrician.net? You can find out more by viewing the notes for the 2011-06-18 show and the corresponding blog post.

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San Francisco, CA (Nourse Theater)(TBD) (TBD)
Paula Poundstone
Alonzo Bodden
Maz Jobrani
Chosen: (N/A)
Correct: (N/A)
Amy Tam
(N/A)
(N/A)
San Francisco, CA (Nourse Theater)Peter Sagal Bill Kurtis
Luke Burbank: 12 (2/5)
Brian Babylon: 12 (2/5)
Amy Dickinson: 11 (3/4)
Chosen: Amy Dickinson
Correct: Amy Dickinson
Peaches Christ: 2
Good News, Bluff the Listener about a particularly enthusiastic bargain hunter, Not My Job about Queens, N.Y., Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what will be the next shocking piece of good news to get through the week?
(N/A)
San Francisco, CA (Nourse Theater)Peter Sagal Bill Kurtis
Roy Blount, Jr.: 15 (3/6)
Roxanne Roberts: 13 (3/5)
Bobcat Goldthwait: 9 (1/4)
Chosen: Roxanne Roberts
Correct: Roxanne Roberts
Thomas Keller: 2
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about somebody with a terrible reputation finding redemption in an unlikely way, Not My Job about actual laundry, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: what place will scientists discover the next giant hole?
This and the following two Wait Wait shows were taped at the Nourse Theatre in San Francisco, CA while Chase Auditorium gets some work done.
Denver, CO (Red Rocks Amphitheatre)Peter Sagal Bill Kurtis
Paula Poundstone: 14 (4/5)
Tom Bodett: 12 (2/5)
Brian Babylon: 10 (2/4)
Chosen: Brian Babylon
Correct: Brian Babylon
Mikaela Shiffrin: 3
Who's Bill This Time?, Bluff the Listener about promotions gone wrong, Not My Job about the Gloucestershire Cheese Rolling Races, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: which public figure will be next to be embarrassed by their private writings?
(N/A)
Chicago, IL (Chase Auditorium)Peter Sagal Bill Kurtis
Tom Bodett
Brian Babylon
Amy Dickinson
Bobcat Goldthwait
Paula Poundstone
Maz Jobrani
Faith Salie
Luke Burbank
Kyrie O'Connor
Chosen: (N/A)
Correct: (N/A)
Terry Crews: 2
Tony Shalhoub: 1
Billy Collins: 1
Best of Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! reviewing some favorite segments and Not My Job guests; including: Carl sound effects, Peter's pun-tastic Listener Limerick Challenge round promos, Guess The Newsmaker and a Bluff the Listener about heroes standing up for what they believe in.
The Not My Job segment with Terry Crews and the Bluff the Listener round came from the 2014-03-22 show.