A Prairie Home Companion
Known for its musical guests, especially folk and traditional musicians, humorous radio drama, and storytelling. On July 6, 1974, started the first broadcast of A Prairie Home Companion in St. Paul. Today, some 4 million listeners on more than 600 public radio stations coast to coast and beyond tune in to the show each week. Host Garrison Keillor has been honored with Grammy, ACE, and George Foster Peabody awards, the National Humanities Medal, and election to the American Academy of Arts and Letters.