WCIU unveils new look, logo

With Weigel Broadcasting’s WCIU set to become Chicago’s only locally-owned broadcaster once Sinclair’s purchase of Tribune Media is done, the company’s two local stations are putting a fresh coat of paint on the place. On Monday, WCIU and sister station The U Too (WMEU-CD, channels 26.2 and 48.1) unveiled new on-air logos and a revamped website. The independent’s rebranding effort […]

Cubs, White Sox bleed viewers

Disastrous season on both sides of town had fans fleeing for the exits – but at least they’re not the Astros After the Chicago Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup June 24, most local sports fans checked out for the summer, thanks to the inept play of both the Chicago Cubs (66-96) and Chicago White Sox (63-99), each finishing last in […]

Local TV roundup

– The Chicago Sky has signed a TV deal with Weigel’s WWME-TV to carry eight games this summer. The WNBA Team previously had those games on sister station WCIU-TV. Of note is the June 3 game against the Los Angeles Sparks, which features former Naperville hoops star Cadence Parker. -Phil Donahue is returning to the home that made him famous […]