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  1. NBC's Making of the Wiz Live Matches Comparable Year-Ago SpecialRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 27 |

    NBC Sports' coverage of last night's Chicago Bears-Green Bay Packers game averaged a 14.6 rating, 29 share in metered-market households from 8:30-11:45 p.m. ET, the best-ever metered-market rating for an NFL Thanksgiving primetime game . The 14.6/29 overnight for NBC's Bears-Packers is up +17% versus last year's Thanksgiving night game .


  2. John Mulaney on Finding New Material and Why He's No Comeback KidRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 |

    The comedian behind SNL 's beloved Stefon talks about his new Netflix special, his roots as an intern and the philosophy that runs through his work Watch This 89-Year-Old Man Crush His First Standup Set See Photos of Brie Larson's Most Memorable Roles It was the Saturday after Memorial Day, and the comedian John Mulaney - perhaps the funniest man to ever spend a night with Bill Clinton - had come home to Chicago to reminisce about it with a few thousand of his former neighbors. "I'd learned to play his campaign song on the piano.


  3. Video: Oliver Platt Talks New NBC Series Chicago Med on 'Late Night'Read the original story

    Wednesday Nov 25 |

    On last night's LATE NIGHT, guest Oliver Platt talked about his new TV series "Chicago Med" and more. Check out clips from the appearance below! About LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS: Beloved "Saturday Night Live" personality - and the longest serving "anchor" on the show's wildly popular "Weekend Update" - Seth Meyers takes over as host of NBC's "Late Night," home to A-list celebrity guests, memorable comedy and the best in musical talent.


  4. Adele belts out Hello as Jimmy Fallon and The Roots join in on...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 24 | Daily Mail

    Protests across Chicago as video shows white cop killing black teen by shooting him SIXTEEN TIMES as he lay on the ground Leaders scramble to defuse crisis over Russia's downed jet: Putin ratchets the tension by dispatching warship to Mediterranean as Moscow expert warns war is 'likely' Helpless Russian pilots 'were shot dead as they parachuted to the ground': Furious Putin accuses Turkey of 'treachery' after it downs jet over Syrian rebel territory 'We will come to crush your country': Homegrown French ISIS fighters issue warning to Francois Hollande with chilling threat of new attacks on France Sickening moment New York postal worker is 'caught on camera spitting on two Muslim mothers, calling them terrorists before threatening to burn down their temple' 'Destroy ISIS': Obama uses tough new language as he stands with French president after Paris attacks and says 'Americans will not be ... (more)


  5. 'Serial' starts streaming, but confusion abounds amid wait for Season 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 24 | Chicago Tribune

    ... as in the past. The show was developed by "This American Life" and is produced in collaboration with WBEZ-FM 91.5 in Chicago. "For people already listening to 'Serial' and 'This American Life,' nothing will change," "TAL" founder and "Serial" ...


  6. 7 things to know now: Russian plane shot down; 'clock boy' wants millionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 24 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    ... client was arrested was "inexcusable." Video of police shooting of Laquan McDonald will put national spotlight on Chicago 3. Officer in court : A Chicago police officer who shot and killed a ...


  7. NBC agrees to give time to 4 Republican candidatesRead the original story

    Monday Nov 23 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    ... where an evening of fun at a block party swiftly turned into a nightmare. Amid concerns about possible unrest, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel held a tense meeting with ministers and others Monday to discuss the upcoming release of a video that shows a ...


  8. This week's top concerts in San DiegoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 23 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Chicago-based artist and new dad Chance the Rapper will bring his hits to a sold-out crowd at SOMA. The 22-year-old artist is currently on the "Family Matters Tour" which features performances from D.R.A.M., Towkio and Metro Boomin.


  9. Chicago prepares for Laquan McDonald video releaseRead the original story

    Monday Nov 23 | CNN

    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump responds to critics saying he suggested a database to register all Muslims living in the U.S. CNN's MJ Lee has the details. While speaking in Alabama, Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson said Syrian refugees shouldn't be allowed in the U.S. without better vetting systems.


  10. Next 25 ArticlesRead the original story

    Friday Nov 20 |

    ... times, with black-clad protesters immediately seizing the forum from moderator Clarence Page, a journalist from the Chicago Tribune. (Snip) Their demands were expansive - the elimination of tuition and the use of SAT tests in admissions, and no ...


  11. Clinton Campaign Allegedly Threatened to Shut Down Comedy Club That Mocked HerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 19 |

    ... numbers of all the comedians on the video. According to Masada, who owns clubs in Arizona, California, Nevada, and Chicago, the Laugh Factory is a safe haven for free speech. The owner said Saturday Night Live alum Dana Carvey took the stage of one ...


  12. He's being recognized for his work with the city's youth and making efforts to reduce violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 19 | WYLD-FM

    The 22-year-old was named Chicagoan of the Year by Chicago magazine. The mag also dubbed him the "Youth Whisperer" for his work with the city's teens and young adults.


  13. Tell Wisconsin Republicans to flush 'bathroom bill' and retrieve their minds from the toiletRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 19 | Wisconsin Gazette

    ... to Education. In Early November, the U.S. Department of Education issued a landmark ruling, finding that a suburban Chicago school district discriminated against a transgender student on the basis of her sex. In junior high, the girl was denied ...


  14. Pope Francis writes book for young readersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 18 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... Pope Francis: The Pope Answers Letters From Children Around the World” will be published March 1, the Chicago-based Loyola Press announced Tuesday. According to Loyola, a nonprofit Jesuit ministry, the book includes the pope's responses to 30 ...


  15. Tina Fey Isn't Afraid Of Trolls: "The Internet Is Not A Force You Have To Obey"Read the original story

    Wednesday Nov 18 | WebProNews

    ... Globes together, so it's likely that SNL will see record viewers that night. "From the moment we met each other in Chicago in 1992, we've had tremendous respect for each other," Tina Fey said. "We started on the same improv team, and we were put ...


  16. Chance The Rapper Reveals How Fatherhood Has Changed HimRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 18 | MTV

    ... has found this out firsthand, but he's come around. "When you become a parent, you start loving diapers," Chano told Chicago magazine, which just named him one of their five "Chicagoans of the Year." "Going into it, I was like, 'I'm not trying to ...


  17. Chance The Rapper Named Chicagoan Of The YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 18 |

    Chance the Rapper has been recognized as a top Chitown rep. Chicago Magazine has crowned him as one of the four Chicagoans of the Year.


  18. Winning: Chance The Rapper Named 'Chicagoan Of The Year' And Next Up On 'SNL'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 17 | Vibe

    ... (@chancetherapper) November 17, 2015 Things get even sweeter for Chano. The 23-year-old is the new cover star for Chicago Magazine , rocking the shiny new title of Chicagoan of the Year. He spiffed up quite nicely for the moment, which was fittingly ...


  19. Chance the Rapper to perform on 'Saturday Night Live'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 17 | The Orlando Sentinel

    The Chicago rapper will make his "SNL" debut in the Dec. 12 episode, which will be hosted by "Avengers" star Chris Hemsworth, NBC confirmed Tuesday on Twitter . Second City alumni and former "SNL" castmates Amy Poehler and Tina Fey, who will star in next month's "Sisters" movie, are slated to host the Dec. 19 episode featuring musical guest Bruce Springsteen.


  20. Today in HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 17 |

    ... beginning a 44-year reign. In 1889, the Union Pacific Railroad Co. began direct, daily railroad service between Chicago and Portland, Oregon, as well as Chicago and San Francisco. In 1968, NBC outraged football fans by cutting away from the closing ...