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WILL - WILL Highlights - July 09, 2014

Download the WILL Radio App

Take WILL with you anywhere you go! Download our app for your phone or tablet.

Screen shot of WILL radio app

Take WILL with you anywhere you go. If you have an iPhone, iPad, or Android device, just head to the app store and do a search for "WILL Radio." The new WILL app allows you to stream our AM and FM stations, stay up to speed on the latest news coverage, listen to past episodes of your favorite programs on demand, and much more.

Get the app for your iPhone or iPad.

Get the app for your Android device.

The WILL Radio App allows you to listen to WILL AM and FM, pause and rewind the live audio, and view the program schedule for WILL streams all at once! You can explore On Demand content, search for programs, bookmark a program for later, and wake up to WILL with the alarm clock!

Live Streaming
• DVR-like controls (pause, rewind, and fast forward). You can pause the live stream to have a conversation and pick up right where you left off! Or rewind to catch a comment you just missed!
• Listen to live streams from WILL even while traveling! Start the app and your favorite station starts playing – no clicks to start listening.
• Integrated program schedules for all of the WILL streams!
• One click stream switching – flip over to the program you noticed on another stream with a single click.
• Listen to WILL in the background while browsing the web or catching up on your emails!

On Demand
• Access WILL’s programs easily and quickly.
• DVR-like controls. Pause, rewind and fast forward your program with ease.
• When listening to programs, individual segments (when available) are listed so you can review and choose one or listen to the entire program.
• Easy to access past programs.
• The WILL Public Radio App displays the web page associated with the program or program segment you are listening to On Demand so you can explore for more information.

• The unique “Search Public Radio” feature finds stories or programs across hundreds of stations and web pages and makes it easy to play instantly.

Additional features
• Easily share stories and programs with family and friends via the “Share” button.
• A built in Sleep Timer and Alarm Clock allows you to go to sleep and wake up to your favorite station.

WILL - WILL Highlights - July 07, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

Fund Your Favorites results are in!

We asked you to program our Friday night schedule this summer, and the votes have been counted.

It's time to announce the winners! Most categories were very close, and we’re excited that our schedule allows us to air the top two or three programs on each night.

The top vote getter in each category will be aired first, followed by the next most popular show - see the full schedule below. Thanks to everyone who voted – this truly is your public television station!


Friday, July 11 


9:20 PM    MASTERPIECE CLASSIC DOWNTON ABBEY – Series 1 Episode 4                                                                                                                                

Friday, July 18

8:00 PM   NATIONAL PARKS: AMERICA'S BEST IDEA THE MORNING OF CREATION (1946- 1980)*                                                                                                                   

10:00 PM   NATURE - ATTENBOROUGH'S LIFE STORIES: LIFE ON CAMERA                                                                                                          

Friday, July 25

8:00 PM    AMERICAN MASTERS CAROL BURNETT: A WOMAN OF CHARACTER*                                                                                                         

9:30 PM    AMERICAN MASTERS PETE SEEGER: THE POWER OF SONG                                                                                                                        

Friday, August 1




* denotes top vote-getter

WILL - WILL Highlights - July 02, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

Miss Me? Sherlock Returns

Sherlock, starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman, will return to TV for a special, followed by three new episodes. Shooting begins in January 2015.

WILL - WILL Highlights - June 23, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

New Season of San Francisco Symphony Concerts

Wednesdays at 7 pm on WILL-FM's Evening Concert

Michael Tilson Thomas

San Francisco Symphony (new season)

7/2  Semyon Bychkov, conductor
BRUCH: Violin Concerto No. 1
Pinchas Zukerman, violin
TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 5

7/9  András Schiff, conductor & piano
BACH: Keyboard Concertos, Nos. 1 & 2
MENDELSSOHN: “Italian” Symphony

7/16 Asher Fisch, conductor; David Fray, piano
MOZART: Piano Concerto No. 22
BRAHMS: Symphony No. 4

7/23 Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor, pictured
BEETHOVEN: ‘Emperor’ Piano Concerto; Yefim Bronfman, piano
Mark VOLKERT: Pandora (World Premiere)

7/30 Alexander Barantschik, leader and violinist
BACH: Violin Cto. in A Minor, BWV 1041
MOZART: Serenade No. 6 in D Major, K.239, ‘Serenata notturna’

WILL - WILL Highlights - June 19, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

Carol Burnett: A Woman of Character

8 pm Friday, July 25: WILL's Fund Your Favorites poll winner in the arts category.

Carol Burnett

America in the 1960s and 70s was in turmoil. The civil rights struggle, the war in Vietnam and the sexual revolution defined a nation in conflict. But at 10 o’clock every Saturday night, in dorms and dens, in living rooms and bedrooms across the country, Americans watched “The Carol Burnett Show.” For 11 years, the wacky performer yelled like Tarzan and won — and sometimes broke — our hearts with her edgy, always sympathetic, characters. She could fall down a flight of stairs or hold her own in a duet with Julie Andrews. Yet, as with so many brilliant comedians, hers was a difficult childhood. A glimpse of something deeper and darker began to emerge in the dramatic career that followed her TV variety show.

Watch a preview:

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