The Weekend Desk Report
It doesn't get much more nonessential than the Weekend Desk, but we're still showing up for work.
Good To Be Kings
Look, we don't want to quibble, but if you're going to remake a classic American dramedy, you need more likeable characters than these.
And you can't just replace hatred of poor women with hatred of women in general.
Hey, wouldn't it be great if, when this whole mess comes back again next week, it turns out in a shocking twist that everyone's secretly dead already, they just can't move on without each other?
C'mon, look at these guys . . . it's not that far-fetched.
Or maybe the war could just end.
Yeah, alright, okay, so that one's a little far-fetched.
If They Only Had A Newhart . . .
Or maybe we'll all wake up one day and discover nothing's really very different after all.
The Weekend Desk Tip Line: Update your status quotient.
CAN TV Weekend Report
Black Star Project founder Phillip Jackson joins community members and organizations to announce plans to provide a supplemental education system for public school students.
Sunday April 10 at 9 a.m. on CAN TV 21
Pioneer Women Journalists of Chicago
Journalist Diane Monk McClelland joins fellow women pioneers Carol Felsenthal and Sandra Pesmen to share insights and personal experiences during the 1960's and 1970's; decades of change at Chicago newspapers.
Sunday April 10 at 10 a.m. on CAN TV 21
1 hr 30 min
Middle East Politics in a Time of Transition
DePaul University professor Scott Hibbard, provides background and analysis of the recent upsurge of democracy movements throughout the Middle East.
Sunday April 10 at 11:30 a.m. on CAN TV 21
1 hr 30 min
League of Women Voters of Chicago: The State of the City
Cook County Board of Commissioners president Toni Preckwinkle delivers the keynote speech for the 25th annual State of the City luncheon hosted by the League of Women Voters of Chicago.
Sunday April 10 at 1 p.m. on CAN TV 21
Posted on April 9, 2011