Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! Reports

This site provides reports on various aspects of the data recorded in the Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! Stats and Show Details database that don't really fit neatly into the main Stats and Show Details site.

Available Report Categories

Guest

Best Of Only Guests
A listing of Not My Job guests that have appeared on Best Of shows but not regular shows; due to, appearing on shows that were part of the show's second taping when traveling away from their home base of Chicago, Illinois.
Most Appearances
A listing of Not My Job guests ordered by guests with the most number of appearances across all shows to the least number of appearances.
Scoring Exceptions
A list of Not My Job guests who have had scoring exceptions that allowed them to win the prize for the listener contestant or were awarded the full three points.
Three Pointers
A list of all of the Not My Job guests who answered all three Not My Job questions correctly or were awarded all three points.

Host

Appearance Summary
A report providing a list of appearance counts and the first and most recent appearances, for both regular and all shows, for each host.

Location

Average Scores by Location
A listing of the average panelist score and average total score for each location the show has broadcasted from. The exception is the 25th Anniversary Special that aired on October 27, 2018 due to the unique Lightning Fill-in-the-Blank format used.

Panelist

Aggregate Scores
A break down of general statistics of all total scores and a break down of the number of times a total score has been achieved.
Appearances by Year
A pivot table containing a list of panelists and the number of appearances each panelist has made, broken out by year (excluding Best Of and Repeat shows).
Bluff the Listener Statistics
A report providing a breakdown of the number of times each panelist had their Bluff the Listener story chosen, had the correct story, and the number of appearances on shows that had a Bluff the Listener segment.
First and Most Recent Appearances
A report providing a list of the first and most recent appearances, for both regular and all shows, for each panelist.
Panel Gender Mix
A break down of the panel gender mix for each show by year (excluding Best Ofs, Repeat and special shows).
Panelist vs Panelist
A break down of how well each panelist has performed against other panelists based on the ranking on each show.
Statistics by Gender
A break down of how well all panelists have done by gender and by year.
Losing Streaks
A listing of the longest losing streak for each panelist.
Rankings Summary
A break down of the ranking statistics for all panelists.
Single Appearance
A list of panelists that have made only one appearance on the show, excluding any Best Of and Repeat shows.
Statistics Summary
A break down of statistics for all panelists.
Win Streaks
A listing of the longest outright win streak and the longest win streak that includes both outright wins and draws for each panelist.

Scorekeeper

Appearance Summary
A report providing a list of appearance counts and the first and most recent appearances, for both regular and all shows, for each scorekeeper.
Introductions
A listing of all of the introductions that Bill Kurtis and other scorekeepers have used when introducing themselves at the start of each show.

Show

All Shows
A listing of all shows that have been broadcasted, including Best Ofs and Repeats. The list does not include pledge specials or special shows that were not aired in their original form.
All Women Panel
A listing of all shows that have had an all women panel.
High Scoring Shows
A listing of shows in which the panel total score is greater than or equal to 50.
Lightning Round Ending in a Three-Way Tie
A list of shows in which all three panelists finishing the Lightning Fill-in-the Blank round in a three-way tie.
Lightning Round Starting and Ending in a Three-Way Tie
A list of shows in which all three panelists starting and ending the Lightning Fill-in-the Blank round in a three-way tie.
Lightning Round Starting in a Three-Way Tie
A list of shows in which all three panelists starting the Lightning Fill-in-the Blank round in a three-way tie.
Lightning Round Starting with Zero Points
A list of shows in which panelists start the Lightning Fill-in-the-Blank round with zero points.
Low Scoring Shows
A listing of shows in which the panel total score is less than 30.
Original Shows
A listing of each original broadcast show, which excludes: Best Ofs, Repeats, pledge specials and other special shows that were not broadcast in their entirety.
Shows with Guest Host
A listing of all shows, including Best Of and repeats, that had a guest host filling in.
Shows with Guest Scorekeeper
A listing of all shows, including Best Of and repeats, that had a guest scorekeeper filling in.