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See a Live Taping of Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!

A favorite experience year-round, this summer come join us for Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!  Produced by NPR and Chicago Public Media, the news quiz show is a fast-paced and irreverent review of the past week's news. Host Peter Sagal tests the knowledge and wit of celebrity panelists, including Mo Rocca, Paula Poundstone, Charlie Pierce, and many others. Taped each week in Chicago at the Chase Bank Auditorium, Wait Wait… Don't Tell Me! is Chicago's favorite Thursday night activity.

Click here for the most up-to-date calendar of upcoming tapings & additional information about attending.

Doors open at 7:00PM; taping begins at 7:30PM and lasts until app. 9:30PM.

Click here for a Google Map to the bank.  There is no parking associated with the show.

Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! airs on WBEZ Saturdays at 10am and 9pm.

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