List of Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! episodes (2000)

The following is a list of episodes of Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!, NPR's news panel game, that aired during 2000. The episodes, unless otherwise indicated, were hosted by Peter Sagal, with Carl Kasell serving as announcer and scorekeeper. Dates indicated are the episodes' original Saturday air dates. Job titles and backgrounds of the guests reflect their status at the time of their appearance.

January edit

Date Guest Panelists Notes
January 1 Murray Horwitz, NPR's vice-president of cultural programming Adam Felber, Charlie Pierce, Roxanne Roberts
January 8 NPR All Things Considered film critic Bob Mondello Charlie Pierce, Roxanne Roberts, Roy Blount, Jr.
January 15 NPR Middle East correspondent Jennifer Ludden Adam Felber, Charlie Pierce, Sue Ellicott
January 22 NPR correspondent Debbie Elliott Adam Felber, Charlie Pierce, Roxanne Roberts
January 29 Howard Berkes, NPR Salt Lake City-based correspondent Roy Blount, Jr., Charlie Pierce, Roxanne Roberts Show recorded in Salt Lake City, UT
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February edit

Date Guest Panelists
February 5 NPR science reporter David Kestenbaum Sue Ellicott, Adam Felber, Charlie Pierce
February 12 Wall Street Journal reporter and All Things Considered sports commentator Stefan Fatsis Charlie Pierce, Claudia Perry, Roxanne Roberts
February 19 Washington Post London bureau chief T.R. Reid Sue Ellicott, Adam Felber, Roy Blount, Jr.
February 26 NPR National Desk reporter Mary Ann Akers Roy Blount, Jr., Charlie Pierce, Roxanne Roberts

March edit

Date Guest Panelists
March 4 NPR Talk of the Nation host Juan Williams Adam Felber, Charlie Pierce, Roxanne Roberts
March 11 NPR Los Angeles reporter Andy Bowers Charlie Pierce, Roy Blount, Jr., Sue Ellicott
March 18 David Brancaccio, host of PRI's Marketplace Adam Felber, Roy Blount, Jr., Roxanne Roberts
March 25 Bob Boilen, director of All Things Considered Roy Blount, Jr., Sue Ellicott, Adam Felber

April edit

Date Guest Panelists
April 1 Madeleine Brand, NPR's acting London correspondent Roy Blount, Jr., Sue Ellicott, Adam Felber
April 8 Chicago Sun Times sports columnist and Weekend Edition Saturday commentator Ron Rappaport Adam Felber, Charlie Pierce, Roxanne Roberts
April 15 NPR reference librarians Kee Malesky and Alphonse Vinh Roy Blount, Jr., Charlie Pierce, Roxanne Roberts
April 22 NPR Pentagon correspondent Steve Inskeep Roy Blount, Jr., Sue Ellicott, Adam Felber
April 29 Mystery writer Sara Paretsky Roy Blount, Jr., Charlie Pierce, Roxanne Roberts

May edit

Date Guest Panelists Notes
May 6 NPR Morning Edition anchor Bob Edwards Roy Blount, Jr., Sue Ellicott, Adam Felber
May 13 NPR New York correspondent Melissa Block Adam Felber, Charlie Pierce, Roxanne Roberts Guest host Robert Siegel
May 20 This American Life host Ira Glass Adam Felber, Roxanne Roberts, Ken Rudin
May 27 NPR legal correspondent Nina Totenberg Sue Ellicott, Adam Felber, Charlie Pierce

June edit

Date Guest Panelists Notes
June 3 Ira Flatow, host of Talk of the Nation's Science Friday Roy Blount, Jr., Charlie Pierce, Roxanne Roberts Guest announcer/scorekeeper Jean Cochran
June 10 NPR London correspondent Julie McCarthy Sue Ellicott, Adam Felber, Ken Rudin
June 17 NPR host Lisa Simeone Roy Blount, Jr., Sue Ellicott, Charlie Pierce
June 24 NPR host Diane Rehm Roy Blount, Jr., Adam Felber, Roxanne Roberts

July edit

Date Guest Panelists Notes
July 1 NPR technology correspondent John McChesney Adam Felber, Charlie Pierce, Roxanne Roberts
July 8 NPR Weekend Edition Sunday host Liane Hansen Adam Felber, Charlie Pierce, Patt Morrison
July 15 NPR All Things Considered host Linda Wertheimer Adam Felber, Roy Blount, Jr., Sue Ellicott
July 22 NPR Weekend Edition Saturday host Scott Simon Sue Ellicott, Charlie Pierce, Roxanne Roberts
July 29 Rick Karr, New York-based cultural reporter for NPR Roy Blount, Jr., Charlie Pierce, Roxanne Roberts Guest announcer/scorekeeper Corey Flintoff

August edit

Date Guest Panelists Notes
August 5 NPR correspondent/host Guy Raz Roy Blount, Jr., Adam Felber, Roxanne Roberts
August 12 NPR sports correspondent Tom Goldman Adam Felber, Sue Ellicott, Charlie Pierce Guest host Susan Stamberg
August 19 NPR environmental correspondent John Nielsen Roy Blount, Jr, Charlie Pierce, Roxanne Roberts Guest host Adam Felber
August 26 Maria Hinojosa, CNN Correspondent and host of NPR's Latino USA

September edit

Date Guest Panelists
September 2 Actress Martha Plimpton Sue Ellicott, Adam Felber, Patt Morrison
September 9 Voice actress Nancy Cartwright Adam Felber, Charlie Pierce, Roxanne Roberts
September 16 NPR health care correspondent Jon Hamilton Adam Felber, Patt Morrison, Charlie Pierce
September 23 U.S. Senator John McCain of Arizona Charlie Pierce, Roxanne Roberts, Roy Blount, Jr.
September 30 Brooke Gladstone, host of NPR's On The Media Roy Blount, Jr., Sue Ellicott, Charlie Pierce

October edit

Date Guest Panelists Notes
October 7 NPR economics correspondent John Ydstie Adam Felber, Charlie Pierce, Roxanne Roberts Guest announcer/scorekeeper Jean Cochran
October 14 Rear Admiral Lewis Crenshaw of the United States Navy's 6th Carrier Group Adam Felber, Roxanne Roberts, Roy Blount, Jr. Guest announcer/scorekeeper Corey Flintoff
October 21 WBEZ/Chicago personality Jim Nayder Adam Felber, Roxanne Roberts, Sue Ellicott
October 28 NPR New York correspondent Margo Adler Roy Blount, Jr., Charlie Pierce, Roxanne Roberts

November edit

Date Guest Panelists
November 4 White House economic advisor Gene Sperling Adam Felber, Patt Morrison, Roxanne Roberts
November 11 Writer Armistead Maupin Roy Blount, Jr., Sue Ellicott, Charlie Pierce
November 18 Editorial cartoonist Kevin "KAL" Kallaugher Roy Blount, Jr., Adam Felber, Roxanne Roberts
November 25 Encore of 1/1/2000 episode featuring NPR VP/cultural programming Murray Horwitz

December edit

Date Guest Panelists
December 2 Radio host Michael Feldman Adam Felber, Charlie Pierce, Roxanne Roberts
December 9 Food & travel writers Jane and Michael Stern Adam Felber, Charlie Pierce, Sue Ellicott
December 16 Sports author and Morning Edition commentator John Feinstein Sue Ellicott, Adam Felber, Roy Blount, Jr.
December 23 Washington Post London bureau chief T.R. Reid Charlie Pierce, Roxanne Roberts, Patt Morrison
December 30 NPR All Things Considered host Robert Siegel Roy Blount, Jr., Adam Felber, Roxanne Roberts

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