Joey Wright is coming back to where his broadcast career started. The Bradley University sophomore and Urbana High grad will call tonight's Urbana-Peoria Richwoods football game for Clutch Sports Media.
While the film may be guilty of the usual biopic sins, its star's powerful performance negates them all, making for a worthy tribute to its troubled subject.
The channels had been blacked out since Sept. 26 because of a contract dispute that each side blamed the other for.
A storefront fortune teller could have imbued TV channels with as much meaning as associations of engineers and the federal government. While radio stations advertise their actual frequency, TV stations proclaim an arbitrary channel number. The government allocated FM radio stations “channel…
The Ottawa International Animation Festival, which ran this year from Sept. 24-29, is the Western Hemisphere’s oldest and largest festival of animation.
Melinda Rodriguez, 23, of Champaign secured a spot on Team Kelly (Clarkson) by singing 'What a Wonderful World' by Eva Cassidy during the third round of blind auditions, which aired this week.
If I’m being frank about it — which, of course, I must be — I must let you know that this totally frank assessment really wasn’t my idea. It was actually suggested by a co-worker, who even suggested the first fave on this list and thus got the whole ball rolling. Again.
Far from a call for violence, the film is a desperate, plaintive cry for help, an indictment of a society that ignores the mentally ill within it.
The ongoing contract fight means those networks have been dark since Thursday, which means Dish customers who want to see Saturday's Illinois-Minnesota game might be forced to leave the house.
URBANA — The first of the free showings of University of Illinois Professor Deke Weaver’s “Tiger” multimedia project is set for 7 p.m. Friday at Meadowbrook Park in Urbana.
This list's in honor of the premiere this weekend of 'Judy,' which will see Renée Zellweger become the latest in a long string of thespians to bring to life on the big screen a musical legend who was taken from us too soon.
Is there more to James Grey's film than meets the eye? Or is there less? It’s something I've been turning over and over in my mind since seeing it a week ago.
Coming Wednesday night on NBC: the season premiere of the network’s ‘One Chicago’ franchise — ‘Chicago Med’ at 7, ‘Chicago Fire’ at 8, ‘Chicago PD’ at 9. With the shows all filmed in the Windy City, we asked cast members: You have a day off from shooting. Where are you spending it?
Apple announced its new iPhones on Sept. 10, and they became available this past Friday. Yawn. At $699, the entry-level iPhone 11 represents one of the best values Apple offers, and if they accept your older iPhone model in trade, you may pay less.
The ground-up restoration started around August last year, when the late local philanthropist Julius W. Hegeler II, who died July 5 at the age of 91, decided to help the building's owners, the nonprofit Vermilion Heritage Foundation, with some exterior work.
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 email@example.com, and we’ll give a winner a shout-out on next week’s page. Be sure to…
Gregory Nava, creator of the PBS series 'American Family,' which followed the lives of a Latino family in Los Angeles, will close out the Sept. 27 event, which focuses on inclusion and diversity in the media.
Believe it or not, it's possible to be a fan of Stallone and hate Rambo. With 'Last Blood' premiering Friday, allow me to prove it with 10 examples of perfectly good movies that don't include any of John Rambo's exploits.
In recent years, viewers have been getting excited — both positively and negatively — over the prospects of familiar characters getting makeovers in terms of their gender or race.
As excited as our community seems to be for a night game against one of college football’s blue bloods, there is no guarantee that the Sept. 21 Illinois-Nebraska matchup will be sold out.