Freakonomics Radio to be Weekly Show

Great news.

WNYC is making the joy of Freakonomics RadioĀ available to public radio listeners across the country each and every week.Ā Starting in October, the show will be aĀ weekly, one-hour program.

“Each book, each podcast, each blog post is a really fun and thoughtful experience as a result,” saidĀ DeanĀ Cappello, WNYC’s chief content officer, in a statement.Ā “Public radio listeners and stations have asked for more Freakonomics on the radio since we began producing audio several years ago.Ā  We’re thrilled to makeĀ Freakonomics RadioĀ available every week now as everyone looks for ways to keep radio smart and strong.”

Freakonomics RadioĀ is hosted by Stephen Dubner, who along with Steven Levitt, co-authored the popularĀ FreakonomicsĀ book series.