Posts in category "Chicago News"

Larry Lujack Saved My Life, Helped Me Graduate and Got Me My First Job

Larry Lujack Saved My Life, Helped Me Graduate and Got Me My First Job
If you knew me in high school, you knew that I wasn’t the most “motivated” of students.  I had no idea what I wanted to do with my life until my second semester senior year, which is cutting it kind of close. During that semester my high school started a new and “innovative” class for... Read more »

Fired? Susannah Collins Should Never Have Been Hired- Here's Why.

Fired? Susannah Collins Should Never Have Been Hired- Here's Why.
There was a time that Chicago was a television market budding young journalists aspired to get to.  They had to work in smaller markets, honing their craft, learning the trade, then, only then, if they were lucky, they could come up to the bright lights of the big city and give it a shot. Cable... Read more »

What’s the story behind Dave Savini’s Facebook Rant?

What’s the story behind Dave Savini’s Facebook Rant?
If you know Chicago news, then you know CBS-2’s Dave Savini is one of the top investigative journalists in the market. Savini is a Chicago guy, he has worked at CBS-2 since 2004, he is a father, an Emmy winner and generally known as one of the “good guys” in local media circles. He reports... Read more »
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You Can Help Pick The Next Host Of "Check, Please!"

You Can Help Pick The Next Host Of "Check, Please!"
If you received the television version of a “Dear John” letter recently from the producers of the channel 11 show Check, Please!, you are not alone. Over 1000 people applied for the new host spot vacated by Alpana Singh and somehow executive producer David Manilow whittled it down to seventeen lucky finalists. The letter explains-... Read more »

Monster Jam Rolls Into Chicago- We Have Free Tickets!

Monster Jam Rolls Into Chicago- We Have Free Tickets!
UPDATE- CONGRATULATIONS TO CHICAGO TOM, YOU ARE GOING TO MONSTER JAM!!! THANKS TO ALL OF YOU FOR LEAVING COMMENTS.  MAKE SURE TO KEEP CHECKING BACK TO DAVE-TV, WE WILL HAVE PLENTY MORE GIVE AWAYS!  THERE ARE STILL GOOD TICKETS AVAILABLE FOR THE SHOW. We have two free tickets to give away for Monster Jam on... Read more »

Chicago Fire Is “Red Hot”

Chicago Fire Is “Red Hot”
Since NBC announced the show Chicago Fire, I have tried not to think about “it.” The curse of the Chicago about show. Would this become another Chicago Code?  It’s a show about fire fighters in Chicago, working on the South side.  We all know what that means, they are going to be Irish, with heavy... Read more »
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Chicago Opportunities for Reality Shows.

Chicago Opportunities for Reality Shows.
The Summer is coming to an end and networks are green lighting projects across the country, looking for the next big reality show.  Which means production companies are in full on casting mode, trying to find them right people to fill their shows. If you have always wanted to be chased around with cameras and... Read more »

Chicago Get Ready For XARM!

Chicago Get Ready For XARM!
                Earlier this week the Chicagonow softball team, went to battle against it’s nemesis WBEZ in a grudge match that harkens back to last year, where a blogger Vs. radio guy brawl broke out! Bloggers Vs. Radio Geeks might not seem like prime competition(how did we all get... Read more »

Mayor Emanuel Kills On Conan

If you didn’t get a chance to catch mayor Rahm Emanuel on Conan O’Brien, here’s your chance.  He keeps up with Conan as he delivers the unofficial Chicago citizenship test, but really kicks into gear at the end, when the mayor is put to the test answering questions about Chicago.
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Mark Suppelsa Returns From Re-Hab and Back On The Air

Mark Suppelsa Returns From Re-Hab and Back On The Air
Thursday night Mark Suppelsa return to anchoring the WGN news after a month in rehab for his addiction to alcohol (read more here). In a simple statement on his Facebook Fan Page, Suppelsa wrote, “Back to work tomorrow: To EVERYONE on Facebook and Twitter, friends and strangers, I cannot possibly thank you individually for the... Read more »