American Public Media Renames A Prairie Home Companion As Live From Here

first_img Share Photo provided by American Public Media (APM)Chris Thile is the current host of ‘Live from Here.’American Public Media (APM) is renaming the classic radio show ‘A Prairie Home Companion.’The show’s new name is ‘Live from Here.’According to APM, the new name of the show –which is hosted by Chris Thile– “captures the energy and enthusiasm on which the show is built.”APM also said ‘Live from Here’ is a nod to how audiences listen to the show, meaning they can do it anywhere and everywhere thanks to new technologies.Image provided by American Public Media (APM)American Public Media (APM) is renaming the radio show ‘A Prairie Home Companion’ to ‘Live from Here.’Minnesota Public Radio (MPR) recently terminated its contracts with Garrison Keillor, creator of ‘A Prairie Home Companion,’ after it said it had received multiple allegations of improper conduct by Keillor, according to the Associated Press (AP).MPR has declined to give any details except to say the allegations involved treatment of one woman who had worked with Keillor when he was still with the show.Keillor has said he accidentally touched a woman’s bare back while trying to console her.last_img