WBEZ Changes Lineup, Adds Three Shows
July 27, 2010 at 4:21 AM (PT)
CHiCAGO PUBLIC MEDIA noncommercial News-Talk WBEZ/CHICAGO has added three shows to its schedule, the CBC's pop culture show "Q" with JIAN GHOMESHI for MONDAYS-THURSDAYS at 8p (CT) and SATURDAYS at 6a (CT); CBC comedy series "WIRETAP" with JONATHAN GOLDSTEIN for SATURDAYS at 8p and THURSDAYS at 11a; and NPR's "SNAP JUDGMENT" with GLYNN WASHINGTON for FRIDAYS at 11a. In addition, the CBC's "IDEAS," presently airing SUNDAYS at 7p on WBEZ, is expanding to add weekday airings MONDAY-THURSDAY at 11p.
Coning off the schedule are "LIVING ON EARTH," "DEFINITELY NOT THE OPERA," "THE STORY" and the 9p MONDAY-THURSDAY repeat of "WORLDVIEW." Additional repeats of three shows have been added, with "THE TAVIS SMILEY SHOW" repeating for an hour MONDAYS at 11a, "ON THE MEDIA" repeating TUESDAY at 11a, and "SOUND OPINIONS" repeating WEDNESDAYS at 11a. A repeat of the local "EIGHT FORTY-EIGHT" newsmagazine will move from 8p to 9p MONDAY-THURSDAY; "BBC OUTLOOK" and "BBC WORLD BRIEFING" will start at midnight instead of 11p; and the overnight BBC WORLD SERVICE programming will start at 1a rather than midnight.
The changes go into effect MONDAY (8/2).