Time Machine Sunset | June 27, 2022

Dear colleagues –

I am writing today to share the news that we are ending national distribution of the program Time Machine from The Current this fall.

David Safar, managing director of The Current extends his gratitude: “Thanks to our partner stations who brought Time Machine to their audiences over the past year and a half. We are dedicated to providing high quality content that reflects our commitment to celebrating and discovering music. Our team at The Current look forward to listening and learning more about stations’ needs as we develop new programs and opportunities available through APM.”

To make this transition as seamless as possible we recommend reviewing the details below. 

  • Last new episode: August 26, 2022
  • Encore episodes available through Sept 23, 2022
  • Final episode air window: Friday, September 23 – Thursday, September 29
  • APM will provide a sunset promo later this summer.

Alternative programs that we recommend in place of Time Machine include:

  • The Arts Hour from the BBC: Curated, written and presented by Nikki Bedi, The Arts Hour brings you the best in global arts in a weekly one-hour showcase of rich arts, culture and entertainment stories from across the BBC and broadcasters around the world. This program is available to BBC-carrying stations.
  • APM Presents: a collection of specials (primarily one-hour) available to all APM affiliate stations. News and Talk specials tackle some of the biggest questions of our time while our Classical collection engages audiences with musical performances from renowned musicians. We anticipate offering future specials from The Current.
  • Learn about our other programming opportunities through Classical 24YourClassical and BBC World Service.

If you have any questions about this transition or alternative programming, do not hesitate to reach out to your Station Relations Representative.

Mark Evans
Director, Radio Distribution