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Stories by Daniel Hautzinger

Ben Lloyd-Hughes, Rosie Graham, and Tom Weston-Jones
July 22, 2021 | Daniel Hautzinger
Meet some of the new characters who will appear in a second season of Sanditon and get a glimpse of what lies ahead for Charlotte, Tom, Georgiana, and the Denhams as the army sets up a base in the resort town.
Joanna Hernandez on the set of 'Chicago Tonight'
July 21, 2021 | Daniel Hautzinger
Joanna Hernandez spent the past five years as a journalist in New York City, but she has always wanted to return to Chicago to tell the stories of her native city. "I’ve talked about it since day one,” she says. 
Buddy Guy
July 20, 2021 | Daniel Hautzinger
A new documentary explores the Chicago blues legend's life as he refined his craft and influenced some of rock's most famous guitarists. "It is the American story," says the filmmaker. "Buddy worked his ass off and kept at it, despite never having massive success."
Lisa, Professor T, and Dan. Photo: Sofie Gheysens
July 18, 2021 | Daniel Hautzinger
When someone is poisoned at a museum reception, the detectives again turn to Professor T for help in winnowing down the suspects, who include a woman who works at the university and has gossip swirling around her. 
Ram Sidhu in 'Unforgotten.' Photo: Mainstreet Pictures LTD
July 18, 2021 | Daniel Hautzinger
Ram faces a serious complaint at work and a possible medical crisis at home, but he will soon have even more to worry about, as Cassie and Sunny begin to identify the four new police officers who may have been witnesses to a murder decades ago.
Professor T. Photo: Jonathan Ford
July 11, 2021 | Daniel Hautzinger
While investigating a rape at her old college, Lisa Donckers decides to ask her former forensic criminology professor for help. Professor T is brilliant and knowledgeable, but also difficult to work with—and he has a history with Lisa's boss.
Cassie and Sunny in season four of 'Unforgotten.' Photo: Mainstreet Pictures LTD
July 11, 2021 | Daniel Hautzinger
A frozen body without a head or hands appears in a scrapyard, its only identifying feature a bicep tattoo. Sunny and the team try to learn its identity while Cassie fights the police department to win a medical retirement, without luck.
PBS Short Film Festival 2021
July 9, 2021 | Daniel Hautzinger
PBS has spotlighted short-form independent films online for a decade now with the Short Film Festival. Preview the films, including several from Illinois, and find a viewing party kit and more as you settle in for some extraordinary shorts.
The August 27, 1959 opening day ceremonies of the 1959 Pan-American Games in Soldier Field. Photo: Chicago History Museum
July 8, 2021 | Daniel Hautzinger
Chicago celebrates its World's Fairs on the city flag, and the failed bid for the 2016 Olympics is well-remembered. Why have the 1959 Pan-American Games hosted by the city been forgotten?
Cassie and Sunny in season 4 of Unforgotten. Photo: Mainstreet Pictures LTD
July 7, 2021 | Daniel Hautzinger
PBS fans love mystery, but they might not want the fates of beloved dramas to be shrouded in secrets. Discover the status of your favorite returning dramas and mysteries as well as some exciting new series.