CHICAGO – June 1, 2022 – Chicago’s Very Own WGN-TV will present “WGN Films: Medicine Is Sick,” hosted by WGN Midday News anchor and Medical Watch reporter Dina Bair. The special will be seen this Saturday, June 4 at 6pm CT on WGN-TV; the WGN9+ app on Roku, Amazon Fire TV, and Apple TV; as well as WGNTV.com/Live and the WGN News mobile app. Get a sneak peek here .
Those who care for sick patients know the healthcare system is in crisis. “WGN Films: Medicine Is Sick” features an inside look with:
- Doctors, nurses, and administrators sharing their concerns about policies, practices, and the impact on patients.
- Dina Bair’s exclusive access inside a major Chicago trauma center.
- Interviews with medical professionals exploring why people are leaving the profession in droves and ideas for solutions to heal a broken system.
The special will be repeated Sunday, June 5 at 4:30pm CT on all WGN-TV platforms.
“WGN Films: Medicine Is Sick” is the debut production of WGN Films, presenting compelling and in-depth cinematic journalism that goes beyond the headlines to explore the stories and issues that affect Chicago area communities.
WGN-TV is Chicago’s Very Own source for news and entertainment and is owned and operated by Nexstar Media Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Nexstar Media Group, Inc. WGN News programs more local news than any other Chicago TV station and can be seen on WGN-TV; WGN9+ streaming app on Roku, Amazon Fire TV, and Apple TV; as well as WGNTV.com/Live and the WGN News mobile app. In-depth local weather coverage is available on all newscasts, WGNTV.com/Weather and the WGN Weather mobile app. WGN 9.2 is the Chicago affiliate for Nexstar Media Inc.’s 1950s – 1970s classic TV network Antenna TV, WGN 9.3 is the Chicago affiliate for Court TV, WGN 9.4 is the Chicago affiliate for Nexstar Media Inc.’s 1980s – 2000s retro TV network Rewind TV, and WGN 9.5 is the Chicago affiliate for TBD. For more information on Chicago’s Very Own WGN-TV, go to WGNTV.com