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The show that gives new meaning to the word "debate." See what happens when five quick-witted, highly opinionated St. Louis journalists disagree on tough topics. This is not another dry, tame talk show. On Donnybrook, the issues are hot and so is the discussion. It's a high-energy, no-holds-barred debate on the week's news topics. With tongue-in-cheek, Donnybrook's subtitle is "polite conversation on the issues." With host Charlie Brennan, the conversation is highly opinionated and not always "polite." The panel of regulars tackles tough issues and controversial subjects. The opinions are well-informed and widely divergent.

Tune in Thursdays at 7 pm on Nine PBS and livestream. Stream after broadcast on the PBS App or online below.


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Support for this local production provided by

Patterson Foundation

Watch the Live Stream

Watch the Donnybrook & Donnybrook Next Up live stream on Thursdays at 7 pm on the 24/7 Nine PBS live stream.

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Meet the Hosts

Learn more about the combatants who debate current local trends and hot political topics, who agree to disagree every week on Donnybrook.

Donnybrook Call-in Line

The Donnybrook team has launched a call-in line for viewers. Call (314) 512-9094 and leave a voice mail with your informed opinion about Thursday’s Donnybrook conversation. Messages that respectfully further the conversion might get played on air or on social media. By leaving a message, you are granting Nine PBS permission to use your voice recording on air or online.


Ever want to ask the Donnybrookers a question in person? Now is your chance–become a member and receive tickets to the next DonnyBash on Thursday, May 8, 2025 at the Sheldon Concert Hall. Please call Member Services at (314) 512-9199 or email for more information.

Donnybrook Podcast

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