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WPPM Shows

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215 Sports

Sundays 10am

We cover the top news, games, and drama throughout the sports world. Hosted by Ernest Drummond, Terrell Willis, and Devon DeShields.

50 Shades of Jazz

Fridays 1 pm

Weekly music show curated by musicologist, DJ Affirmation, who spins jazz vinyl cuts from the 60s to today. He also features jazz crossover music from hip hop, R&B, gospel, blues, and pop genres.

7 Figure Hustle

Tuesdays 9 AM

 Toni J help you understand how money works through financial literacy. Topics include budgeting, planning of the future, understanding interest and credit, and how to build wealth.

Alicia’s Peace of the Air

Saturdays 4 PM

Dr. Alicia Bullock plays the American artform known as Jazz, mixed in with internationally renowned music from other artists whose genre should not be "categorized" in addition to, independent artists.


ALL Entertainment Live!

Fridays 12:30 pm

A lighthearted yet, thought provoking show featuring interviews and performances by authors, musical artists, celebrities, innovators and newsworthy people. Hosted by Jerry Hand & AdAM Monaco.

Alternative Radio

Mondays 11 am

Pacifica Pre-Recorded

Alternative Radio, established in 1986, is an award-winning weekly one-hour public affairs program. The program features conversations with famous authors, intellectuals, and activists. Hosted by David Barsamian

And Seen...

Wednesdays 11pm

Frank Bellina assembles an audio collage covering a myriad of topics-either current or dated; drawing from many genres of music and other non-musical sources (spoken word recordings) "from the simple to the sublime"--and maybe silly and serious at the same time.

Black Tribbles

Thursdays 9 pm

Sci-fi, comic books, movies, video games, cartoons; it all gets tossed around by the 5-headed hairy hoard of Black Tribbles—creator/producer Len Webb aka BatTribble, co-producer Kennedy Allen aka Storm Tribble, Erik Darden aka Master Tribble, Randy Green aka SuperTribble and Jason Richardson aka Spider-Tribble.

The team reveals untold stories of geek history, showcases new and upcoming projects, and engages in thought-provoking conversation and provides critical insight into a culture often devoid of a black influence, all with an irreverent tone that delights as it educates.

Bullying the Jukebox

Tuesdays 9 pm

Chitty corrects society's misunderstandings of punk, features stories from the punk scene, highlights the positivity changes punk has made on society, discusses contemporary subjects and promotes bands currently creating music.

Career Seekers

Wednesdays 4 pm

The source for career and job search information with a focus on diversity. Hosts Kenneth L. Johnson, Tiffany F. Southerland and Alberta Blum discuss the latest career, job search, recruitment and HR related topics.

Community Voice

Tuesdays 6-7pm

A weekly talk show where we highlight inspiring stories of people of color in Philadelphia and South Jersey and how they're making a difference in the city. From young to old, parents to politicians, entrepreneurs to educators, neighbors to new people in the city, Community Voice wants to hear the voice of the people in the city to help create connections and provide resources to build caring and prosperous communities in Philadelphia and New Jersey. Hosted by Jeffrey Jones & Jaqueline Jordan. 

Craic Radio

Thursdays 5pm

Sean Timmons and Fergus Carey co-host the CRAIC Radio show on Thursdays at 5:00pm. “Craic" is an Irish word for good conversation, lively company and great tunes. We share our passion for music new and old and feature a guest who is making music that matters. That’s the CRAIC!


Fridays 5pm

DJ Kid Charlemagne does all vinyl mixes of throwback jams including funk, soul, disco, boogie from '75 - '85 is my wheel-house. He also throws in rock, jazz fusion, and loves just about anything '80s.

Democracy Now!

Democracy Now! is a national, daily, independent, award-winning news program. Pioneering the largest public media collaboration in the U.S., Democracy Now! is broadcast on Pacifica, NPR, community, and college radio stations; on public access, PBS, satellite television, and on the internet. DN!’s podcast is one of the most popular on the web. Hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez


DJ Yardsale Presents

Mondays 9 pm

DJ Yardsale presents his collection of strange and bizarre records and free form mixes with a variety of experimental artists and interviews, reviews of exhibitions and live music performances.


Saturdays 9 AM

Emma Restrepo hosts a conversation that connects Latinxs living in Philadelphia with the ones that live in USA and Latin America to address cultural and social issues.

Dr. Joe's Groove

Tuesdays 2pm

Dr. Joe Lex offers a radio show for nostalgic OCDs. Each episode features news and music (mostly jazz) from exactly 60 years ago this week in the first hour. Second hour more free-form, like old late-1960s FM. Maybe music collected in his world travels. Maybe highlighting a particular artist or genre. Maybe 10 versions of the same song. Maybe best covers of another artist's songs. It's sort of free-form, but always entertaining and probably educational.

Economic Update

Fridays 10 AM

Economic Update explores complex economic issues and empowers listeners with information to analyze their own financial situation as well as the economy at large. By focusing on the economic dimensions of everyday life - wages, jobs, taxes, debts, and profits - the program explores alternative ways to organize markets and government policies. Hosted by Richard D. Wolff


Encyclopedia Esoterica

Mondays 1pm

All the weird that fits. Obscurities and shoulda-been hits. Outsiders, misfits, prophets, seers, sages. Hosted by Jordan Burgis.


Mondays 10am

Exploration with Michio Kaku is an hour long radio program on science, technology, politics, and the environment. The topics covered include black holes, time travel, higher dimensions, the future of computers and robots, as well as topics from science fiction.


First Voices

Flashpoint Daily News Magazine

Flashpoints is an award-winning daily investigative newsmagazine broadcast on the Pacifica Radio network, hosted by Dennis Bernstein. Through original reports and some of the key investigative reporters of our time, Flashpoints goes to the core of stories in the areas of government and corporate criminality, human rights, and economic justice.


Found in Translation

Tuesdays 11 am

Ray Collazo talks about personal development, leadership, self-help, communication skills, relationships, news, politics and today's hottest issues with our most inspirational Latinx leaders today.

Fully Baked Radio

Saturdays 8pm

Fully Baked Radio, an urban variety show featuring hosts Flip Marlee, Vanessa Maria, and Jason Arnold who talk about news, current events, cannabis, drug policy reform, and mass incarceration.  Featuring local artists and live music performances.  

Hall Moniter

Wednesday 6 pm

Dennis Link reports and provides analysis on political news and city government issues including administrative, legislative, and public affairs to inform listeners about proposed City initiatives and City Council resolutions and bills. Every 4th Wednesday

Hard Knock Radio

Healthy Moments Radio

Saturdays 8 am

Dr. Renee Norris-Jones & Carolyn Massey 

A place for inspiration and tips on managing high blood pressure and diabetes. Your Type 2 and pre-diabetic hosts share QUICK. DOABLE. EASY. tips from a fun lay sustainable perspective.

Higher than 7

Sundays 8 pm

Udini La Voz and AT SoundZ present a bilingual (Eng/Spanish) showcase of "Above Average" community members including local artists and musicians, organizers, and other talented people from the Philly area.

Indigenous in Music

Informativo Pacifica

Thursdays 2:30 pm

A half-hour Spanish language, national and international news program with reports from contributors from more than 30 countries of America and Europe. Informativo Pacifica focuses on: labor, women, Indigenous Peoples struggles, and matters of war and peace. It examines the root-causes of white supremacy, discrimination, racism, and the impact of neoliberal policies. Hosted by Norma Martinez


Jazz from an Eclectic Mind

Mondays 6pm

H. Alonzo Jennings plays a variety of Jazz From Afro Cuban to Zydeco with emphasis on classic jazz (Big Band, Bebop , Post bop and the Avant Garde). He covers various styles and genres of Jazz and focus on Philadelphia born and based musicians past and present.

JoyPM Radio

Thursdays 8 pm

JoyPM Radio is based on local and national social justice issues locally and nationally which largely affect people in underserved communities. Produced by Joy McFadden and co-hosted by Saudia Durant and Kendall Alexander.

Juke in the Back

Just the Facts and Pass the Bucket

Wednesdays 9pm - 10pm

The Friendly Ghost explores the mystical connections between improvisation, traditional music practices from around the world, and the creative culture of Philadelphia.

Kensington's Premium Blend

King of the Oldies

Weekly Friday night oldies dance party featuring music from the 50's, 60's, 70's, and 80's. Host Ali Hackett talks about the history of the music, plays 1 hit wonders, b-sides, album cuts, live versions, and does interviews with the artists.

Labor Justice Radio

Mondays 5pm - 6pm

Co-hosts Charles B. Clark and Jim Moran focus on labor issues and concerns of working people (employed, underemployed and unemployed) whether union or non-union.


Latin Waves

Thursdays 2pm

Latin Waves was started as a resource to educate the public about the extraordinary changes and social movements that are happening in Latin America. There is a literal blackout in the Canadian mainstream media around these historic changes. Our original mandate to cover Latin America still stands but we have expanded our coverage into local/national and international issues making those critical political connections, we bring our listeners in-depth coverage of issues with a focus on the history of an issue and what that history means for us today and most importantly what we can do to move society forward in a healthy way. Hosted by Sylvia & Stuart Richardson


Laura Flanders

Thursdays 12:30pm

The Laura Flanders Show is a TV and radio program that seeks to raise radical spirits by interviewing forward-thinking people who have real experience of shifting power, from the few to the many, in the worlds of arts, entrepreneurship and politics. Hosted by Laura Flanders


Law and Disorder

Wednesdays 9am

Law and Disorder is a weekly, independent radio program. Hosted by three of the top human rights attorneys and activists in the United States Heidi Boghosian, Michael Smith, Michael Ratner. “Law and Disorder” tackles the most pressing legal issues of the day by bringing listeners into the courtrooms, prisons, protests, and classrooms.


Le Show

Tuesdays 11 am

Looking Forward Reentry Radio

Wednesdays 5 pm

Jeff Abramowitz and Nathan Sallard provide returning citizens with information and resources that help people navigate the barriers and challenges which stand in their way of finding success. The show discusses issues which are the root of recidivism and provides advice, resources, and solutions.

Madre Tierra

Fridays 5 pm

Hosts Arianne Bracho and Claudia Ceballos talk about women's’ issues from a holistic perspective. (Spanish)

Magz FM

Saturdays 2pm

Magz FM is a weekly broadcast supporting exciting music and culture. We attempt to cultivate the future of the underground scene, in addition to celebrating and acknowledging present day music and music from the past. Hosted by Maggy Thump.

Making Contact

Mondays 12:30pm

Making Contact is an award-winning, 29-minute weekly magazine/documentary-style public affairs program committed to in-depth critical analysis that goes beyond the breaking news. Showcasing voices and perspectives not often heard in mainstream media, Making Contact focuses on the human realities of politics and the connections between local and global events, emphasizing positive, creative and grassroots ways to solve problems. Hosted by Monica Lopez

Michael Slate Show

Wednesdays 10am

The Michael Slate Show is a weekly interview based talk program that explores important factors to help us understand today’s culture, and change the world. As a correspondent for the newspaper Revolution, Slate traveled to South Africa as the only revolutionary journalist from the US to report from inside the heart of the rebellion during the uprisings of the 1980’s. Hosted by Michael Slate


Micheaux Mission

Saturdays 1pm

Two Men. One Podcast. Every Black Film Ever Made. Len Webb and Vince Williams are on The Micheaux Mission. The two friends, always looking for collaborative opportunities, agreed to take on Len's challenge of watching and reviewing every Black feature film ever made and released to theaters. In Vince's words, they hope to give 'Rolling Stones' magazine style examination to these under-appreciated works of art.

Millenial High

Sundays 12pm

Millennial High is an inspirational and informational radio show for the trendsetting millennial looking for motivation, inspiration, and deep conversation. This show serves as a platform for those who want to inspire and provoke others to take action towards their purpose in life. Created, produced and hosted by Tia Shashai.

My Bittersweet Philosophy

Fridays 3pm

Julian Seward's show provides an insight into his life and the way he views the world through various subjects, current events, and personal philosophies. He discusses accompanied by a playlist that directly correlates to the topic at hand. He plays everything from R&B, Alternative, Classic Rock to Instrumental and International music to support the subject of each particular show.

Nika Tlaka

Thursdays 1pm

A radio show dedicated to talk about indigenous people living in Philadelphia. News, music, art, interviews, and more. Hosted by Brujo De La Mancha.

Un programa de radio dedicado a hablar sobre los pueblos indígenas que viven en Filadelfia. Noticias, música, arte, entrevistas y más. Presentado por Brujo De La Mancha.

Oldies Time Machine

On the Ground: Voices of Resistance

Open Studio (Fri 12pm - 1pm)

Open Studio

Open Studio (Mon 11- 12:45 pm)

Open Studio

Open Studio (Thu 11am - 12:45am)

Open Studio

Open Studio (Tue 11 - 1:45 pm)

Open Studio

Open Studio (Wed 6pm - 7pm)

Open Studio

Peace Talks Radio

Fridays 9am

Peace Talks Radio is a series of programs about peacemaking and nonviolent conflict resolution. A talk show that aims to promote the free exchange of ideas, empower the voiceless, make the invisible visible, and promote peace, justice, and human rights. Hosted by Paul Ingles, Carol Boss, and Suzanne Kryder


People Power Lunch Hour

Wednesdays 12pm

People Power Lunch Hour is a weekly talk show broadcast live on PhillyCAM TV and WPPM Radio featuring voices from the local community who inform, analyze, discuss and debate current events and promote civic engagement in Philadelphia and Camden. The show empowers people with an opportunity to have dialogue about issues that impact their communities and propose solutions for addressing the problems.
Hosted by 
Vanessa Maria Graber and produced by Laura Deutch.

Philly Folk Scene

Ray Naylor features the best in Philly Folk music, interviews with local artists, and information on folk events in the area. 

Philly Folk Scene (RB)

Tuesdays 12am- 2am

Philly Talks Climate

Fridays 12 pm

Meenal Raval and Tanya Seaman talk about the climate crisis, how it affects Philadelphia, and how, together, we solve this for our region. 

PhillyCAM House Band

Fridays 12 pm

PhillyCAM House Band

PhillyCAM Local Mix

PhillyCAM Mix

PhillyCAM Morning Mix


PhillyCAM Productions


PhillyCAM Productions

PhillyCAM Productions

Fridays 9pm - 10pm

Planetary Radio

Thursdays 10 am

Each week, Planetary Radio's Mat Kaplan visits with a scientist, engineer, project manager, astronaut, advocate or writer who provides a unique and exciting perspective on the exploration of our solar system and beyond. We also showcase regular features that raise your space IQ while they put a smile on your face. 


Project Censored

The Project Censored Show is a weekly public affairs program. The program focuses on “The News That Didn’t Make the News.” Each week, the Project Censored team conducts in depth interviews with their guests and offer hard hitting commentary and analysis on the key political, social, and economic issues of the day with an emphasis on critical media literacy. Hosted by Anthony Fest

Pulling Focus

Tuesdays 10am

Pulling Focus zooms in on what's happening in film and digital media culture in Philadelphia and beyond. Host Gretjen Clausing speaks with filmmakers, curators, critics, scholars and archivists about film, current events and pop culture all while putting great soundtracks and film score music in the foreground.

Quiet Storm

Mondays 12am

“The Quiet Storm” is a relaxing two-hour melange of Smooth Jazz (Boney James, Brian Culbertson, Najee, Grover Washington, Jr., Bob Baldwin, etc.) and Cool R&B (Brian McKnight,  Ledisi, Robin Thicke, Ginuwine, Gerald Albright, etc.) with occasional dashes of soft Adult Contemporary and New Age. Host: Skeeter Sanders


R&B Showcase

Sundays 6 pm

Dedicated to the historical and cultural preservation of R&B Music, host Tim Marshall features classic to contemporary R&B, Motown, Pop, Soul, Gospel, Jazz and legendary recording acts sharing their rich histories and journeys in the music industry.

Radio Curious

Wednesdays 2pm

Radio Curious is an interview show that explores a wide array of topics concerning life and ideas. Hosted by Barry Vogel


Ralph Nader Radio Hour

Mondays 9am


The Ralph Nader Radio Hour is a weekly talk show broadcast on the Pacifica Radio Network, and is available as a podcast on iTunes. Ralph Nader is joined by co-hosts Steve Skrovan and David Feldman for a lively informative hour of interviews with some of the nation’s most influential movers and shakers, and thought provoking discussions of the week's news.


Rising Up With Sonali


Rising Up with Sonali is an all-women run Radio and Television show that brings progressive news coverage rooted in gender and racial justice to a wide audience. The show is hosted and executive produced by Sonali Kolhatkar. The radio program airs on Pacifica stations KPFA and KPFK, and several affiliate stations. The television show will soon begin airing on Free Speech TV (Dish Network, DirecTV, Roku).

Rockability N Blues Radio

Sea Change Radio

Fridays 5:30

 Sea Change Radio is a weekly show covering the shifts in social, environmental, and economic sustainability. The show is nationally syndicated and podcast globally. Hosted by Alex Wise

Six Degrees

Wednesdays 8pm

Gracie Golden chooses a band, artist, movement, or moment in music history and explores when, where, and how it came to be. She plays the influences, the side projects, the supergroups, and the collaborations by your favorite rock, country, punk, folk, pop, and soul artists.

Sojourner Truth

Tuesdays - Fridays 5am - 6am

Sonic Cafe

Monday 11 pm

Pacifica Pre-Recorded

The Sonic Café – an intelligent, eclectic mix of music, sounds and comedy covering over eight decades of recorded music, chosen from one hundred plus different genres. Hosted by Scott Clark


Thursdays 12 pm

Sprouts: Radio From the Grassroots is a 29-minute weekly program coordinated out of the Pacifica Affiliates office, dedicated to showcasing radio content produced at community radio stations and independent production groups. Sprouts celebrates grassroots voices and is renowned for bringing diverse topics to national and international audiences. It is an open door for grassroots radio producers who wish to easily get widespread attention for a particular production, story, or issue.

Sunday Evenings

Sunday 5:30pm

A news magazine show that deals with arts and culture, political and social issues, and Philadelphia news. Hosted by Lisa Barnes.

Super Variado

Saturdays 6 pm

DJ Miguel Batista offers a music program for the whole family that focuses on the Latinx musical and cultural scene, promoting different musical genres from bachata, merengue, through salsa, rock and ballads. (Spanish)

Sylver Alert

Tuesdays 4pm

DJ K-Tell presents Sylver Alert spinning classic 60s through 90s vinyl cuts with a shout out to Philly's L/G/T/B/Q communities and our straight allies. Enjoy yesteryear's uplifting and personal tales often with an edge of humor with valuable lessons in love, life and gratitude from a variety of special guests. The cup isn't half empty, it's half full-and full of pop rocks!

Talk Nation Radio

Thursdays 9:30 am

Pacifica Pre-Recorded

Talk Nation Radio is a weekly radio program featuring progressive news and analysis from leading experts on human rights, journalists, scholars, and political activists. Hosted by David Swanson


Talking Machine Hour

Wednesdays 7pm

Hear the sweet and haunting refrains of yesteryear, 78rpm shellac recordings of the 1920s and early 1930s, reproduced--as they were meant to heard--on century-old acoustic phonographs. Old music for new ears, curated by Philadelphia disc-jockey David Atlas.


Tuesdays 8 pm

Sybil Seleste, Blogging Blak Girl and Tory Irvin host an urban talk show that covers local arts, entertainment, news, and public affairs for millenials while highlighting "Black Girl Magic."

The Broad Street Line

Saturdays 10am

As a direct result of countless hours spent riding the subway bearing the same name, Kris Domingo and Roy Burton bring you "The Broad Street Line" - an irreverent mix of sports talk, music, pop culture and more.

The Career Seekers Show

Wednesdays 4pm

The Career Seekers Show is the only source for Career & Job Search information with a focus on Diversity.

Join the team of Kenneth L. Johnson, Tiffany F. Southerland and Alberta Blum as they discuss, debate and laugh about the latest Career, Job Search, Recruitment and HR related topics.

The Elevated

Mondays 8pm

Doors are opening! Take a ride with DJ Domino and Vanessa Maria on the Elevated! Step inside and take a musical journey- bringing you the best in Hip-Hop, Punk Rock and Philly Sounds from about Town- Get Lifted.

The Light

Fridays 6pm

The Light, hosted by Raymond Tyler, is a presentation of great music from all genres and conversations about art, music and style and sometimes timely topics.

The Mic

Wednesdays 3pm - 4pm

Host Isaac Patterson IV promotes the culture of Hip-Hop through discussion and elevation of the cultures four tenants’: Graffiti, Dance, MC’ing, and DJ’ing. 

The Selby Signature P.M. Show

Friday and Sunday 11am - noon

Selby Signature (Poison or Medicine) covers Food, Health and Wellness Topics.  Host Derwood Selby engages in conversations with local chefs, dieticians, gardeners, and others in the food and health fields.


The Success Society Show

Saturdays 11am

The Success Society Show is a weekly talk show empowering women to become successful marketplace masters. Executive Producer Toni Hightower collaborates with successful female role models by dialoguing and exploring ways to help shorten the learning curve for listens and create a more inclusive marketplace.

Theater in the Round

Mondays 4 pm

Host A.D. Amorosi covers theater, play-writing, opera, performance art, cabaret, improvisational stage craft, burlesque and drag in the quad-state area, as well as a general concept.

Train to Skaville

Trance on the Porch

Sundays 1am - 3am

Trance-Formational Listening

Saturdays 6am

Turning Life Corners

Mondays 7pm

Where, "We Make You Visible." A politically provocative talk show, hosted by Darryl Lloyd centered around local, state and national issues. TLC also interviews political leaders, community agencies, educators, and entertainers on all levels. Also includes a weekly lineup of music featuring the greats of Jazz.

Uneasy Listening

Wednesday 12 am

Features eclectic music of the 20th and 21st centuries on a different lyrical theme every episode. You may hear punk rock, bubblegum pop, hip hop, classic country, 30s pop or euro disco; if it fits the theme, especially if it rocks or has a catchy hook, your host Rachel Courtney will play it!

Up Front Soul

Saturdays 12am

Pacifica Pre-Recorded

We Talk Weekly

Tuesdays 7pm - 8pm

One-hour magazine-style, entertainment talk show, hosted by celebrity stylist Charles Gregory and Lauren Sizzle.  They discuss the hottest topics in entertainment news, good news/bad news, and love and relationships. Featuring correspondent, Sparkle, and special in-studio guests.

What's Going On?

Sunday 3pm

Sherry Lee plays all your favorite music from the 50s to 2000s and features conversations with local artists, authors, people in the entertainment industry, and community leaders.

What's Hidden Radio

Fridays 8pm

Snookie Blaze highlights music from the underground by featuring independent artists from all genres from Philly, NJ, and all over the US.

What's the Frequency Kenneth?


Wednesdays 2:30pm

WINGS (Women’s International News Gathering Service) is a weekly half-hour series about the global women's movement and women's perspectives on current issues, produced in collaboration with media women around the world. Hosted by Frieda Werden


With Good Reason

Mondays 12 pm

Each week top scholars in all sorts of fields take listeners on an intellectual journey. With ever-curious host Sarah McConnell, topics range from race in America to the surprising history of the Hawaiian shirt.

World Sports Show

Sundays 9pm

Hosts Charlie Flowe and John DiCriscio discuss mostly soccer and other non-mainstream sports. One of the few radio shows in the world to cover women's sports weekly giving a voice to female players and coaches.

Youth Open Mic Hour

Monthly showcase for youth artists, musicians, poets, writers and activists who want to share their work. Youth from Philly and Camden are invited to perform live, share their work, and talk about issues that matter to them.