Television

Television

Who lives here? Jan. 13, 2018

Each week on this page, The News-Gazette will show a screen shot 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.

Entertainment listings, Jan. 11-18, 2018

EVENTS

This weekend

PAULA POUNDSTONE

What: Heralded as one of our country's foremost comics. Presented by Exceptional Artists in partnership with Champaign Park District.

When: 7:30 p.m. Jan. 12.

Where: Virginia Theatre, 203. W. Park Ave., C.

Cost: Tickets $49.50-$58.50. Additional $5 per-ticket service charges apply (online only).

TV veteran at helm for Sound of Music Studio's 'Into the Woods'

CHAMPAIGN — In today's premiere of the 51 Main production of "Into The Woods," an actor and opera singer has a new role: director.

George Pendill is a veteran of the University of Illinois graduate opera program. But he's best-known for his TV work. Pendill is returning to his fourth season on CBS' "Madam Secretary," as the chairman of the Joints Chiefs of Staff.

Frank's Faves: Cold movies

"I don't care what they're going to say. Let the storm rage on. The cold never bothered me anyway ..." — Queen Elsa (Idina Menzel) in "Frozen" (2013)

I had only been writing this column a couple of weeks when I last used the words "cold" and "fave" in the same sentence (http://www.news-gazette.com/arts-entertainment/local/2015-01-15/franks-f...).

Top of the Morning, Jan. 11, 2018

Want to meet the guy who finished second in the NL Rookie of the Year voting? Or say hello to a former big-league pitcher turned announcer?

Then head to Champaign's Hilton Garden Inn at noon Friday. The annual St. Louis Cardinals Caravan is making a stop in C-U.

Rich Warren: Turntable comes with steep price tag

The Pursuits section of the Nov. 20 issue of Business Week featured the new Mark Levinson No. 515 turntable, priced at $10,000. You might guess that the magazine's Pursuits section features products for financially fortunate readers looking for ways to spend their wealth.

Who lives here? Jan. 6, 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, Jan. 5, 2018

On Saturday, Champaign's Mike Cation will sit on airplanes for about 26 hours, from Willard Airport to Chicago to Los Angeles to Sydney to Melbourne. That's the bad part.

The good part: Cation will spend the next two-plus weeks broadcasting matches at the Australian Open in balmy Melbourne.

Low temperature in Champaign on Friday: minus 9. It will be 105 in Melbourne on Saturday.

Entertainment listings, Jan. 4-11, 2018

EVENTS

This weekend

ILLINI FARM TOY SHOW AND AUCTION

A Life Remembered: 'If not for Dave, there's no' Don Moyer Boys & Girls Club

An important person will be missing from the 50th anniversary celebration for the Don Moyer Boys & Girls Club this year.

Dave Lawrence, the club's first executive director and consummate Champaign-Urbana volunteer, died Monday at Presence Covenant Medical Center in Urbana.