5:05 a.m. Orion talks to former U. S. Secretary of Agriculture John Block at the Illinois State Fair after the Illinois Dept. of Agriculture headquarters building was re-named the John R. Block Building.
Paul LaSchiazza, President of Illinois AT&T joined Orion at the Illinois State Fair to talk about AT&T Illinois joining Monsanto to buy the Grand Champion Steer two years in a row.
Jim Fizzell talks about drought impact on your vegetable garden, particularly tomatoes and squash.
John Oncken visits with Dolly Sauer, Fall River, WI who bought a closed one-room country school and restored it and now shows it to visitors.
6 - 9 a.m. Mr. Fix-It with Lou Manfredini
7:35 a.m. Lou is talking to one of the best grillin', smokin', fryin', boilin', steamin' chefs around - John McLemore. He's giving away his cookbook and one lucky winner will get a Masterbuilt Smoker Saturday morning on the Mr. Fix It show.
9 - 11:35 a.m. WGN Weekend with Bill Moller
9:08 a.m. When the shopping channel QVC only picks 200 products to sell out of 70,000 submitted...how do you convince them yours is worth selling? Bill Moller gets the answers with a Chicago woman who made the cut.
11:35 a.m. Chicago Cubs Pre-Game with Judd Sirott
at Cincinnati (make up of May 1st rain out)
3:30 - 5:35 p.m. Sports Central with Glen Kozlowski and Jim Memelo
3:35 p.m. Koz and Memelo discuss a potential long term deal for Starlin Castro and preview game 2 of today’s doubleheader.
5:35 p.m. Chicago Cubs Pre-Game with Judd Sirott
10 p.m. - 12 a.m. Nick Digilio
10:07 p.m. This Sunday is National Hot and Spicy Food Day. In honor, Nick Digilio welcomes Gus from ‘Weiner and Still Champion’ who will be serving up his ‘Hell on Earth’ Burger. 12 - 5 a.m. WGN Weekend Late Night12 - 1 a.m. Brian Noonan
12:05 a.m. Brian Noonan talks to "the Grammar Girl" and answers all your questions on how to speak good... I mean, how to speak WELL.
2:05 a.m. You think you’ve see crazy things happen in the city? Just wait til you hear what John Williams’ producer Beth witnessed last week…
3 - 4 a.m. WGN Sports Night
3:05 a.m. WGN Sports Night talks about the NFL ref work stoppage, whether a comedian went over the line with a joke, naming babies, and an interview with interview Miss USA.
4 - 5 a.m. Nick Digilio4:05 a.m. Nick Digilio and the guys from e-film critic review this week's new movies including Expendables 2.Copyright © 2014, The Baltimore Sun