Television

Television

Who lives here? Nov. 10, 2018

Each week on this page, The News-Gazette will show a screenshot of a home from a movie or television show and ask readers, "Who lives here?" Email your guess of a character who resides there to wholiveshere@news-gazette.com, and we'll give a winner a shout-out on next week's page. Be sure to include your full name and town of residence.

New YouTube Premium series 'Champaign Ill' raising local eyebrows

CHAMPAIGN — A 10-episode TV series titled "Champaign Ill" — and set in a fictitious version of the local community — is scheduled to premiere next month on YouTube Premium.

Judging by its premise, the series, announced in an expletive-filled trailer and filmed in Atlanta, may not be very flattering for Champaign.

Go Figure, Nov. 9, 2018

A numerical look at local headlines:

300+

Honorary degrees awarded through the years at University of Illinois commencements, with recipients including a few familiar faces from TV — DIANE SAWYER, JOHN CHANCELLOR, BILL GEIST.

Top of the Morning, Nov. 9, 2018

The WCIA sports department is back to full staff. MARLEE WIERDA starts next week as a reporter/anchor. Wierda fills the vacancy left when ANNICE McEWAN moved to a station in Louisville, Ky.

The recent Ithaca (N.Y.) College graduate was a volleyball defensive specialist for the Bombers.

Entertainment listings, Nov. 8-15, 2018

EVENTS

This weekend

36TH ANNUAL JURIED ART FAIR

What: Featuring the work of Craft League of Champaign-Urbana's artists exhibiting new, original works in basketry, ceramics, fiber, fiber/batik, glass, jewelry, painting/printmaking, photography and woodworking.

When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 10 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 11.

Frank's Faves: Fateful-phone-call movies

"Hello, how are you? Have you been alright through all those lonely, lonely, lonely, lonely, lonely nights? That's what I'd say, I'd tell you everything if you pick up that telephone ... " — Electric Light Orchestra

I don't know about you, but weird stuff seems to happen all the time in my world.

Rich Warren | TV services have never been more complicated

Remember my barber? He's the intelligent, college-educated guy who's been cutting hair for more than 50 years.

As befits a barber, he's pretty well-versed on just about everything. Even though we're of different political persuasions, I'd vote for him for governor.

Who lives here? Nov. 3, 2018

Each week on this page, The News-Gazette will show a screenshot of a home from a movie or television show and ask readers, "Who lives here?" Email your guess of a character who resides there to wholiveshere@news-gazette.com, and we'll give a winner a shout-out on next week's page. Be sure to include your full name and town of residence.

Top of the Morning, Nov. 2, 2018

Six gamers will represent the University of Illinois at the Intel Extreme Masters on Nov. 11. The 16-team tournament will be held at Chicago's Wintrust Arena.

The teams will compete in "Counter-Strike: Global Offensive," a multiplayer first-person-shooter video game. It is the fourth game in the "Counter Strike" series and was released on multiple platforms.

Entertainment listings, Nov. 1-8, 2018

EVENTS

This weekend

URBANA FIRST FRIDAYS

What: A Klose Knit Fashion Show — Where Knitting Meets Passion. Silent auction and raffle. Presented by Imbibe Urbana.

When: 5:30 to 7 p.m. Nov. 2.

Where: held in the back hallway of Lincoln Square Mall in Urbana, behind Common Ground Food Co-op, 300 S. Broadway Ave., #166, downtown Urbana.

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