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    WGN Early Bird Trivia Special

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    WGN-TV & OAK BROOK PRODUCTIONS BRING HOME 7 EMMY® AWARDS

    CHICAGO, December 5, 2016 – At Saturday’s 2016 Chicago/Midwest Emmy® Awards, WGN-TV and Oak Brook Productions (OBP) won 7 Emmy® Awards. WGN-TV/OBP Emmy® Award winners include:    Category 6a:  Outstanding Achievement for News Specialty Report/Series – Arts/Culture/Entertainment Blues Man by Night – Working Stiff by Day:  Steve Sanders, Pam Grimes, Mike D’Angelo. See it here:  http://wgntv.com/2016/03/14/toronzo-cannon-blues-man-by-night-bus-driver-by-day/   Category 6d:  Outstanding Achievement for News Specialty Report/Series – Education/Schools The Principal’s Principles (Parts 1 and 2): Mike Lowe, Kevin Doellman, Nelson Howard, Steve […]

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    THIRD ANNUAL “GIVING BACK” SPOTLIGHT ON CHICAGO’S BEST AIRING ON WGN-TV DECEMBER 18

    CHICAGO, December 5, 2016 – Chicago’s Very Own WGN-TV will air the third annual Chicago’s Best “Giving Back” episode Sunday, December 18th at 10p. The show will also be streamed live on WGNTV.com. Chicago’s Best will spotlight five local restaurants and organizations that have created a sense of community and give back to those in need in the Chicago area. Featured restaurants and organizations: · Dorothy’s Can-Do Café is a training center that helps individuals with intellectual disabilities reach their […]

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    14TH ANNUAL WGN MORNING NEWS DRIVE-THRU TOY DRIVE DECEMBER 22 FROM 5-10AM

    CHICAGO, December 1, 2016 – The WGN Morning News Drive-Thru Toy Drive will be celebrating its 14th year, the seventh year benefitting Jennifer & Julia Hudson’s Julian D. King Gift Foundation.  Running from 5-10am, the five-hour event on Thursday, December 22, 2016 will feature carolers, Santa, and other holiday fun-filled activities.  Jennifer Hudson will join WGN Morning News live in-studio.  Viewers can drive right up and drop off a new, unwrapped toy.  The WGN-TV Studios are located at 2501 W. […]

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    WGN-TV BECOMES “CHICAGO’S MERRY OWN” FOR THE HOLIDAYS! HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE SPECIAL EVENTS, PROMOTIONS & PROGRAMMING

    CHICAGO, November 16, 2016 – Chicago’s Very Own WGN-TV will be celebrating the holiday season as “Chicago’s Merry Own” with special events, promotions and programming. Highlights include WGN-TV’s live broadcast of the McDonald’s Thanksgiving Parade with hosts Lourdes Duarte and Dan Ponce on November 24, a WGN Morning News gift-giveaway in the second week of December and the 14th annual WGN Morning News Toy Drive on December 22. WGN Morning News Chicago’s Merry Own Giveaway happens the week of December […]

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    WGN Morning News Red Carpet Screening – Fly to Los Angeles to See La La Land

    OFFICIAL RULES NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING. MANY WILL ENTER, ONLY ONE WILL WIN. VOID WHERE PROHITED. PROMOTION DESCRIPTION: WGN-TV’s “La La Land” Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) begins on or about November 16, 2016 and ends on November 21, 2016 (the “Promotion Period”). Sponsor’s computer is the official clock for this Sweepstakes. Entry in the Sweepstakes does not constitute entry into any other promotion, contest or sweepstakes. By participating in the Sweepstakes, each entrant […]

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    WGN-TV MIDDAY NEWS FRIDAY TRIVIA SPECIAL

    “WGN-TV MIDDAY NEWS FRIDAY TRIVIA SPECIAL” GIVEAWAY OFFICIAL WGN-TV RULES 1. TO ENTER: No purchase necessary to enter. To enter, log on to wgntv.com/contest and click on the “WGN-TV Friday Trivia Special” contest logo and complete the registration form. Entrants must use their own names, and include address, age, and daytime phone number. Entries become the property of Sponsors and will not be returned. Sponsors are not responsible for lost, incomplete, damaged, illegible, late, or misdirected entries, or for errors […]

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    Buddig and Blackhawks Classroom Takeover

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    Karen Tomko, winner of WGN’s “Blain’s Farm & Fleet Nashville Giveaway!”

    Karen Tomko, winner of WGN’s “Blain’s Farm & Fleet Nashville Giveaway!”

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    GO CUBS GO! WGN-TV #1 IN RATINGS FOR “WORLD SERIES CHAMPIONS PARADE & RALLY!”

    CHICAGO, November 7, 2016 – An estimated five million fans flocked to downtown Chicago Friday to witness the historic Cubs World Series Parade and Rally. For those viewing at home, Chicago’s Very Own WGN-TV was their station of choice with approximately 215,900 people (Adults 18+) tuned into WGN-TV’s on-air coverage. Additionally, WGNTV.com’s online live stream received 317,831 page views. Friday –November 4th, 2016 WGN-TV’s 2016 Cubs Parade & Rally is #1 in Households and Adults 25-54 Viewers! WGN-TV’s on-air coverage […]