NPR's Wait Wait ... Heading to Television It's getting a one-hour special next month that could lead to more By John Johnson, Newser Staff Posted Nov 16, 2011 5:15 PM CST 7 comments Comments This publicity image released by NPR shows Carl Kasell, left, and Peter Sagal of NPR's satirical news quiz show "Wait, Wait...Don't Tell Me!" (AP Photo/NPR, Tony Nagelmann) (Newser) – NPR's popular Wait Wait ... Don't Tell Me is heading for the bright lights of television. The quiz show will get a one-hour special that will air Dec. 23 on the cable channel BBC America, reports AP. The New York Times sees it as a "try-out of sorts"—if it does well, expect to see more next year. Host Peter Sagal wasn't divulging much: "No comment. (I've always wanted to say that to the New York Times.)" The shows draws 3.2 million weekly listeners on the radio.