5:30 - 9 a.m.  Bill Leff in for  Jonathon Brandmeier

6:09 a.m.  Bill Leff and listeners reminisce about the big moments of 2011

7:08 a.m.  Comedian Rocky LaPorte joins Bill Leff to promote his New Years Eve show. 

7:39 a.m.  Earnest Cash, the award winning author of "The Secrets to Hitting More Jackpots" reveals the secrets he used to win over 10 million dollars. 

8:09 a.m.  Learn the top ten things to know about Illinois prisons when John Maki, executive director of the John Howard association of Illinois. 

9 a.m. - 12 p.m.  John St. Augustine in for  Mike McConnell 

9:35 a.m.  Millions and millions have been served by McDonalds but not in the way you think.  John St. Augustine (in for Mike McConnell) talks with the CEO of Ronald McDonald House about how you are helping build the biggest Ronald McDonald house in the world, right here in Chicago.

12 - 3 p.m.   John Williams

12:35 p.m.  Did you seriously just use your debit card to buy a 15 cent banana?  John Williams says stop it - you’re hurting those businesses.  He’ll explain why later today. 

3 - 7 p.m.  Dean Richards in for  Garry Meier  

4:10 p.m.  Dean Richards (in for Garry Meier) welcomes Sterling Pratt from Schaefer’s Wine, Food and Spirits to discuss which wines and champagnes you should drink on New Years Eve. 

7 - 10 p.m.  WGN Sports Night with David Kaplan, Brian Noonan and Andrea Darlas

8:35 p.m.  Oprah may come out of retirement to interview Jerry Sandusky. And you thought the news from the Penn State scandal couldn't get any worse. Dave, Brian and Andrea suggest questions she should ask.  

10  p.m. - 12 a.m.  Extension 720 with Milt Rosenberg

10:08 p.m.  Milt Rosenberg takes a look back at some of the best moments on Extension 720 from 2011 later this evening. 

12:00 - 5:30 a.m.  Nick Digilio in for  Bill Leff 

1:08 a.m.  What makes a song powerful?  A catchy chorus?  Moving lyrics?  The ability to move sludge?  That’s what one tune managed to do.  Find out what it was when Nick Digilio (in for Bill Leff) runs down a list of the 25 most powerful songs.