This weekend's homework assignment: Watch the Super Bowl.
It's a good time to be in University of Illinois Prof. Michelle Nelson's "Advertising and Society" class, where students are being asked to watch the priciest advertising spots of the year on TV and track the commentary on social media.
DANVILLE — Dick Van Dyke may return to his hometown in the late spring or early summer for an event connected with the restoration of his childhood home and the launch of a local foundation for the performing arts.
The FCC gifted broadcasters with additional channels during the conversion to digital in the summer of 2009. Digital television (DTV) far more efficiently uses broadcast bandwidth than the analog TV it replaced. Thus, in addition to a full-bandwidth HD primary channel, it permits a pair of additional lower definition channels. Generally these still look superior to the former analog TV system.
Meet Grok. Grok caveman, Grok no like winter. Winter long, cold and boring. Grok long for human intimacy, but Grok no want to leave home. Outside cold, and dangerous, saber-toothed tiger waiting for Grok to leave cave so it can eat him.
Antonia Atkinson has watched soap operas since her summer breaks as a kid growing up in Chicago.
During the school year, she recalls watching when she was home from school sick, and in college, she squeezed in viewing time between classes.
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?"
Email your guess of a character who resides in the featured home to email@example.com, and we'll give a winner a shout-out next week. Be sure to include your full name and town of residence.
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CHAMPAIGN — When Stephen Alltop first watched the Netflix hit series “House of Cards,” he was immediately taken by the theme music.
The C-U symphony conductor/music director went online to check out who had written it.
The Champaign-Urbana Junior Woman's Club will present its 62nd annual Tom Thumb Theatre production, "Tale of Beauty and the Beast," at 7 p.m. Friday, 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at Centennial High School's Aldridge Auditorium, 913 S. Crescent Drive.
Tonight, "The X-Files" returns to television as a six-episode event series on Fox.
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?"
Email your guess of a character who resides in the featured home to firstname.lastname@example.org, 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. This week, you get a hint: Think Montana.