Archive for the 'Broadcast Dates' Category

Critics voice their ideas in videos

Thursday, February 21st, 2019

As movie critics gravitate to on-line podcasts and videos to offer their opinions, several teams in Champaign-Urbana have continued the tradition of televised debate. We share a few examples with you.

Africa focus of NOW! artist’s films

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019

The Urbana Public Television/Urbana Public Arts Program series ART NOW! returns to filmmaker territory with an episode on Bourema “Ibrahim” Ouedraogo, a Burkina Faso native recently settled in Champaign.

Duo goes home in ILL new series

Thursday, January 17th, 2019

“To be or not to be about Champaign, IL” is not the question here. “To be or not to be a funny show called CHAMPAIGN ILL and starring Adam Pally and Sam Richardson” is the more accurate query.

Indie films find home at WILL-TV

Thursday, January 10th, 2019

Illinois Public Media at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has announced a new program to air on WILL television that will showcase films about the Midwest experience, REEL MIDWEST.

Points made on C-U film timeline

Thursday, March 1st, 2018

It was inevitable. We had to start putting all this popular and arcane knowledge to good use somehow. Therefore, we’ve begun fitting a few of those pieces into place on our new Plot Points du C-U page!

CNN to gift LIFE ITSELF on Jan. 4

Sunday, December 21st, 2014

CNN has announced the broadcast premiere of the Roger Ebert documentary LIFE ITSELF will be on Sunday, January 4, 2015.

IOW: Music videos airing on UI-7

Saturday, July 5th, 2014

From the “Images of the Week” Dept.: No need anymore to rely solely on iPods and ear buds to hear the best of local indie rock and rap, kids! The new UI-7 show CU HEADPHONES has you covered with Elsinore and everyone else.

Of slicing, dicing, and CARVERS

Monday, March 3rd, 2014

In the first of several consecutive posts wherein your humble editor pulls a Mr. Peabody and goes back in time to facilitate education, he introduces college-era friend Scott Jenkins and the Syfy special CARVERS airing March 4, 2014, on which Jenkins served as producer!

Five-film frenzy delivers C-U feast

Tuesday, December 10th, 2013

The Count von Count would have a field day here on C-U Blogfidential today… ONE thoughtful teen comedy! ONE psychological drama! ONE small-town collage! And two, TWO food documentaries! That equals FIVE local movies premiering in TEN days’ time! Ah ha ha!

Monticello next in WILL-TV series

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013

WILL Channel 12, the PBS affiliate based at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is reviving a previous collaborative project with the production of the special program WE ARE MONTICELLO. If you are a resident of Monticello, you can be involved!