WCIU plans Bernie Mac tribute (updated)

Independent WCIU-TV here in Chicago plans a tribute to the late Bernie Mac this Saturday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. (second item.) The station airs a local tribute at 5 p.m., followed by two episodes of The Bernie Mac Show at 6 p.m., and his special appearance with Rich Koz on Stooge-a-Palooza in 2006 at 7 p.m.

WCIU has set up a memorial page on its website, and it also contains a press release regarding Saturday’s tribute.

Also: In an extra touch of class, the station has also paid tribute to the late Isaac Hayes during the station’s identification breaks in-between programs. Hayes voiced Chef on the TV series South Park from 1997 to 2006. Syndicated repeats of South Park runs weeknights at midnight on WCIU.