List of Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! episodes (2010)

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This is a list of Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! guests for 2010.[1] Job titles reflect the position of individuals at the time of the appearance.


Date Guest
January 2 NBC news anchor Brian Williams
January 9 New Zealand actress & singer Lucy Lawless
January 16 Alternative rock group They Might Be Giants
January 23 Author Mark Halperin
January 30 Pop singer Neil Sedaka


Date Guest
February 6 United States Secretary of Energy Steven Chu
February 13 Houston mayor Annise Parker
February 20 Rebroadcast of previous shows: actor Ed Helms, skateboarder Tony Hawk, actress Susie Essman, storm chaser Reed Timmer and actress Ashley Judd
February 27 Good Morning America co-anchor George Stephanopoulos


Date Guest
March 6 Actor Tony Shalhoub
March 13 George Porter, Jr., bassist for The Meters
March 20 Paddy Moloney of The Chieftains
March 27 Author Michael Lewis


Date Guest
April 3 Dusty Hill and Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top
April 10 Felipe Rose and David Hodo of The Village People
April 17 Quarterback Kurt Warner
April 24 ESPN The Magazine writer Buster Olney


Date Guest
May 1 Film producer Jerry Weintraub
May 8 Superintendent of the United States Air Force Academy Michael C. Gould
May 15 Rapper and actor Ice-T
May 22 Joseph Simmons (Rev Run), founding member of Run-D.M.C.
May 29 Soul singer Bettye LaVette


Date Guest
June 5 Novelist Tom Robbins
June 12 Comedian Robert Klein
June 19 CNN correspondent Sanjay Gupta
June 26 Explorer Ann Bancroft


Date Guest
July 3 Actress Molly Ringwald
July 10 Rebroadcast of previous shows: Food Expert Michael Pollan, Comedian Craig Ferguson
July 17 NFL Coach Pete Carroll
July 24 Singer Craig Finn of The Hold Steady
July 31 Comedian Maz Jobrani


Date Guest
August 7 Miss America Caressa Cameron
August 14 Comedienne Kristen Schaal
August 21 Billy Gibbons and Dusty Hill of ZZ Top
August 28 Clip show, "Listener Request" featuring Ice-T, Sir Mix-A-Lot, Tony Shalhoub, and Tom Robbins


Date Guest
September 4 Meghan McCain
September 11 Comedian Lisa Lampanelli
September 18 Science writer Mary Roach
September 25 Cowboy Delmar Smith


Date Guest
October 2 Mac McCaughan of rock band Superchunk
October 9 New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg
October 16 George Takei of Star Trek
October 23 Dick Van Dyke
October 30 Musician Bobby McFerrin


Date Guest
November 6 Singer-songwriter Elvis Costello
November 13 Soap opera actress Tina Sloan
November 20 Singer/entertainer Wayne Newton
November 27 Veterinarian Kevin Fitzgerald


Date Guest
December 4 Mike Rowe, host of Dirty Jobs
December 11 Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple Inc.
December 18 Alan Menken, Disney composer
December 25 Best of Not My Job featuring Dick Van Dyke, Tony Shalhoub, Denis Leary, John Hodgman, and Amy Sedaris


  1. ^ "wait wait...don't tell me! archive". NPR:National Public Radio. Retrieved 2008-08-15.