CHICAGO, October 11, 2016 – In support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Chicago’s Very Own WGN-TV will present an all-new “Stories of Hope: Facing Breast Cancer” on Monday, October 17 at 8:30 p.m. CT. The half-hour special will also be streamed live on WGNTV.com. Encores will be seen on CLTV on Saturday, October 22 at 10 p.m. CT and Sunday, October 23 at noon CT.
WGN’s Dina Bair and Dean Richards will host the special featuring inspiring survivor stories including an interview with Grammy Award winning singer Sheryl Crow about her battle with the disease. The special will also feature discussions with doctors and healthcare professionals about advancements in breast cancer diagnosis and innovative treatments, as well as regaining one’s life after a diagnosis.
Breast Cancer Awareness Month is an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease through early detection, education and support services.
WGN-TV is Chicago’s Very Own source for news, sports and entertainment. WGN News programs more local news than any other Chicago TV station, and can be seen on WGN-TV, CLTV, WGNTV.com and the WGN-TV News and Live apps. WGN 9.2 is Chicago’s home of Tribune Broadcasting’s classic TV network Antenna TV and WGN 9.3 is Chicago’s This TV movie network affiliate. WGN-TV is a Tribune Broadcasting station. For more information on Chicago’s Very Own WGN-TV, go to WGNTV.com