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  • Actor Rainn Wilson talks new roles, ‘The Office’ transition on WGN Morning News

    He’s out of “The Office” and on to the stage. Actor Rainn Wilson joins us live on the WGN Morning News to discuss his new play “The Doppelganger” and his upcoming appearance in the latest shark film “The Meg”. Performances of “The Doppelganger” will continue now through June 2 at Steppenwolf Theatre, and “The Meg” will hit theaters everywhere August 10.

  • Dr. Streicher returns to debunk common dieting myths

    Pasta lovers rejoice! Northwestern Medicine’s Dr. Lauren Streicher stopped by to discuss some new information about old dieting misconceptions, including the surprising health benefits of pasta and a new fruit juice that could lower blood pressure.

  • Joe Minoso, Tim Kazurinsky discuss new film on WGN Morning News

    Chicago Fire star Joe Minoso and SNL alum Tim Kazurinsky share details about their new film ‘Alonso, The Dream and The Call’, a true story about an immigrant’s struggle to survive in search of the American Dream.

  • The Neverly Brothers perform live on the WGN Morning News

    The Neverly Brothers take us back to the ’50s with a live performance of the Ray Charles hit “What’d I Say”.  You can catch The Neverly Brothers live next Friday, April 27 at Metropolis Performing Arts Centre in Arlington Heights.

  • Around Town: Ana visits Rhea Lana’s youth consignment store in Lombard

    These kids are stylin’ for summer! Ana heads to Rhea Lana’s Children’s Consignment Store in Lombard where director Christine DeGraf has over 90,000 gently-used items for kids, all at discounted prices.

  • WGN gets ‘Covered in Punk’ with Dr. Demento and John Cafiero

    Legendary radio personality Dr. Demento and musician/producer John Cafiero explain their new crazy compilation called “Covered in Punk”, which debuted at #1 on the Billboard comedy chart for two straight weeks. Cafiero and Dr. Demento will hold a special signing event Saturday from 1-3 p.m. at Rolling Stone Records in Norridge.

  • The Walking Dead’s Katelyn Nacon and Ross Marquand talk TWD, impressions and dance-offs!

    Stars of “The Walking Dead” Katelyn Nacon and Ross Marquand share some of their experiences working on the hit AMC television drama, and some of their other hidden talents fans might not know about. Nacon and Marquand will appear at the Heroes & Villains Fan Fest this weekend at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center.

  • Author Jessica Mlinaric explores Chicago’s hidden treasures in her new book

    Find Jessica’s book at her website   There’s more to Chicago than meets the eye. From a circus in a church to a grave in a junkyard, author Jessica Mlinaric uncovers 90 “weird, wonderful and obscure” destinations around the Windy City even locals may not know about. Mlinaric’s book Secret Chicago is available now online.

  • Mauricio Martinez talks music, Broadway success on WGN Morning News

    We talked with Broadway singer and actor Mauricio Martinez about his rise to success on Broadway and his experience immigrating to the U.S. from Mexico. Martinez stars as Emilio Estefan in the musical “On Your Feet!”, which is playing now at the Cadillac Palace Theater in Chicago now through April 8.

  • Broadway singer/actor Mauricio Martinez performs live on WGN Morning News

    Mexican singer and actor Mauricio Martinez brings his vocal talents to the WGN Morning News with a live performance of “Solo Otra Vez” from his second album. Martinez stars in the hit Broadway musical “On Your Feet!”, which tells the story of musical powerhouse couple Emilio and Gloria Estefan. “On Your Feet!” is playing at the Cadillac Palace Theater in Chicago now through April 8.