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Television

Who lives here? Aug. 9, 2014

Each week on this page, The News-Gazette will show a screen shot of a home from a movie or TV show and ask readers, "Who lives here?"

Top of the Morning, Aug. 8, 2014

Weekend TV guide

Thanks to Lou Liay for letting us know about the passing of Illinois alum and broadcasting great Jess Marlow, who died Sunday at 84.

Rich Warren: Local connection brings much satisfaction

Everyone pile on Comcast!

Face it, Comcast is the business you love to hate, sort of like combining the old phone company monopoly, the power company and throw in computer tech support for seasoning.

If Lily Tomlin revised her Ernestine skit today, she would be working for Comcast.

Unlike the old Bell system or the power company, Comcast is not a monopoly.

Fritz heading to Paxton for picking

PAXTON — Robin McNish promises that Frank Fritz won't leave Paxton empty-handed when the co-host of History Channel's "American Pickers" looks for "rusty gold" around the Ford County seat next month.

Who lives here? Aug. 2, 2014

Each week, The News-Gazette will show a screen shot of a home from a movie or TV show and ask readers, “Who lives here?”

Rich Warren: Can't stay quiet about television sound levels

One of our online readers decries fluctuating TV sound levels.

Chuck's Classics: 'To Be or Not to Be'

News-Gazette film reviewer Chuck Koplinski picks a flick you can't miss. This week, on Turner Classic Movies, it's "To Be or Not To Be."

Read more in Chuck's blog here

Who lives here? July 26, 2014

Each week, The News-Gazette will show a screen shot of a home from a movie or TV show and ask readers, "Who lives here?"

Top of the morning, July 25, 2014

Weekend TV guide

Get ready Rantoul, Howard Griffith, Dave Revsine, Gerry DiNardo, Tom Dienhart and friends are on the way.

BTN's annual tour of Big Ten schools is tentatively scheduled to arrive at Camp Rantoul on Aug. 20. That will be the last of this year's stops.

Rich Warren: It's time to donate your plasma (screens)

Farewell, plasma.

Recently Samsung and LG, two of the world's largest TV manufacturers, announced they would no longer manufacturer plasma TVs.