There’s a huge amount of worthwhile TV out there nowadays, so it can be hard to choose what to watch.
Stories by Lisa Tipton
June 1, 2020 | Lisa Tipton
An exciting new series from WTTW exploring billions of years of the prehistoric record with the Field Museum's Emily Graslie, a new season of a beloved mystery, a look at an infamous celebrity, and more.
April 30, 2020 | Lisa Tipton
A series showcasing the vibrant variety of stories of Asian Americans via personal narratives, an examination of the 43rd President, a unique performance from Chicagoland, and a moving series about gun violence.
March 31, 2020 | Lisa Tipton
New seasons of two fan-favorite mysteries, including the introduction of a new main character; two World War II-era stories; and a documentary about English royal intrigue: they're all coming in April.
March 24, 2020 | Lisa Tipton
Beginning Monday, March 30, WTTW Prime will host an afternoon block with shows that will provide educational content focusing on science, social studies, literature, and history for junior high and high school students.
February 27, 2020 | Lisa Tipton
March brings an all-new Geoffrey Baer special exploring Chicago one stop at a time via the 'L,' as well as a new season of Call the Midwife, a new culinary show from Vivian Howard, a documentary about public housing in Atlanta, and more.
January 31, 2020 | Lisa Tipton
A documentary about Miles Davis from the acclaimed filmmaker Stanley Nelson, NOVA for both cat and dog lovers, a Frontline investigation into the frightfully successful Amazon and its founder Jeff Bezos, and more.
December 31, 2019 | Lisa Tipton
As a new year and decade begins and the cold of January sets in, here are some highlights to keep you busy, from a comedy-filled ceremony honoring Dave Chappelle to a look at Jane Austen's private life, and more.
November 27, 2019 | Lisa Tipton
There's a wide variety of holiday specials as the end of the year approaches, covering everything from the history of Hanukkah to Christmas songs to Tudor feasting to the importance of nature. Find our December highlights here.
October 30, 2019 | Lisa Tipton
From a reunion of some Downton Abbey team members to a shocking case of long-term fraud that robbed a tiny Illinois town of necessary expenses and an exciting special celebrating the anniversary of a stalwart show, find our highlights for November.