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  • Comedian Pablo Francisco Brings Big Laughs! Must Watch!

    Pablo Francisco Tonight thru Sunday Improv Woodfield Mall Schaumburg Pablo is one of the most popular touring comedians worldwide. He has earned a reputation for his unique talent to weave together his one of a kind arsenal of off the wall characters and spot-on impressions. Francisco draws his audience into his vivid imagination and takes them on a wild ride as they experience his spontaneous outbursts, clever insights and some of the funniest rapid fire comedy, ever unleashed. Fans […]

  • Foxcrossing Stringband Perform “Black Water” Bluegrass Style!

    Foxcrossing Stringband Feb 10 City Winery This all-female bluegrass group from Chicago has been winning hearts with their beautiful harmonies, original songwriting, and entertaining stage presence since forming in November 2016. Following their debut performance at Winter Roots Festival in February 2017, they’ve gone on to perform at many festivals and events in the Midwest traveling east to the John Hartford Memorial Festival, west to Dawn and On Festival in the Quad Cities, and everything in-between including IBMA award-winning […]

  • Found Footage Hosts Nick Prueher and Joe Pickett Show Off Some New VHS Gems!

    Found Footage Festival: Cherished Gems Friday, Jan. 25th – 9:30pm Found Footage Festival: After Dark Saturday, Jan. 26th – 9:30pm Music Box Theatre 3733 N Southport Ave. Chicago, IL 60613 Tickets: $15 (or $25 for both nights) The Found Footage Festival, the acclaimed touring showcase of odd and hilarious found videos, will bring two new shows to Chicago this month. Hosts Nick Prueher and Joe Pickett, whose credits include The Onion and The Colbert Report, will present their all-time […]

  • Bob Sirott and Marianne Murciano return to WGN Morning News as guest announcers!

    Comedian Mike Toomey took the week off and we’ve enjoyed filling his clown shoes with some of our special guest announcers.  We welcomed back television and radio broadcasters Bob Sirott and Marianne Murciano to the home of Bozo.  Here’s just a taste of them on our morning news.  And speaking of tastes, make sure you check out to see what these crazy kids are up to now.

  • It’s Time to Play Celebrity Stare Down!

    As you know, there are a lot of kooky shows on television and I thought that this silly gameshow idea might actually be worth pitching to our programming department here at WGN-TV.  I mean, if millions of viewers will tune in to see what celebrity is singing underneath a moose mask, maybe they’d watch a staring contest between two celebrities like our friends Bonnie Hunt and Ryan Dempster. As a producer of WGN Morning News, we always try to have […]

  • MUST WATCH: Social Media Sensation Leonid & Friends Perform CHICAGO’s “25 or 6 to 4”

    What an amazingly talented group of musicians! LEONID & FRIENDS Friday and Saturday 210 Live 210 Green Bay Road Highwood, IL (847) 433-0304 LEONID & FRIENDS are simply one of the greatest performing tribute groups to play the music of the supergroup CHICAGO. When fans listen to their spot-on performances of the music, they are amazed to learn the musicians are from Moscow. LEONID & FRIENDS IS A MUSICAL AND SOCIAL MEDIA PHENOMENON, with over 15 million views of […]

  • Playing ‘Inside the Actors Studio’ with Chicago Fire’s David Eigenberg!

    Chicago Fire star David Eigenberg is one of our favorite all-time guests on WGN Morning News.  He is always game for anything.  For example, the last time he was on our show, he let me pour a bucket of ice over his head to promote his participation in the Polar Plunge. This time, I took it easy on him.  I decided to ask him some of the questions that James Lipton used to ask on “Inside the Actors Studio.”  It […]

  • Vocalist Jacquelyn Miller and Her Timeless Voice Covers Amy Winehouse!

    From the timeless voice to the glamourous look straight out of Hollywood’s Golden Age, Chicagoland vocalist Jacquelyn Miller is pure Vintage — with a modern twist! She takes her audiences on a musical journey with her eclectic blend of jazz, rock n’ roll, and soul classics from the past and present. Jacquelyn’s musical influences transcend time, ranging from legendary performers like Billie Holiday and Ella Fitzgerald, to icons of the Silver Screen, like Judy Garland and Marilyn Monroe, to modern […]

  • Chicago Fire’s David Eigenberg Returns!

    Catch David Eigenberg on an all new episode of Chicago Fire Tonight at 8PM on NBC He stars as Christopher Herrmann, a seasoned firefighter and salt-of-the-earth family man on NBC’s drama “Chicago Fire.” Herrmann co-owns and operates one of Chicago’s favorite pubs, Molly’s. Eigenberg is known to film and television audiences for his role as Steve Brady, the good-hearted husband and quintessential New York bar owner in the box office hit and Emmy Award-winning series “Sex and the City.” Eigenberg’s […]

  • Kyle MacLachlan Plays “True or False Game”

    MacLachlan is perhaps best known for his performance as FBI Special Agent Dale Cooper in David Lynch’s ground-breaking series Twin Peaks, for which he received two Emmy nominations and a Golden Globe Award. He made his feature film debut as Paul Atreides in the futuristic drama Dune, directed by David Lynch. This was followed by a second collaboration with Lynch in the unique and highly acclaimed film, Blue Velvet. A few of his other favorite film performances include Ray Manzarek […]

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