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What to Watch in March

Lisa Tipton

A new Geoffrey Baer special, a Frontline on our uncertain economic times, an exciting drama line-up, St. Patrick’s Day, and a profile of Dr. Fauci are all coming up!

What to Watch in February

Lisa Tipton

Nature examines the wild relatives of man's best friend in a miniseries, NOVA takes you behind the scenes of a new subway line's construction in London, plus a celebration of Black Broadway and a history of Monopoly.

What to Watch in January

Daniel Hautzinger

January abounds in new seasons, from dramas and mysteries to food shows, Antique Roadshow, and Finding Your Roots. Plus, a documentary about Evanston's reparations program and the debate over it.

Some Holiday Specials to Stream This December

Daniel Hautzinger

The nights are long, the air is crisp, holiday lights are up: it's time to snuggle into your home with a mug of cocoa, a cookie, and some joyful holiday specials. We've collected some favorites that are available to stream by WTTW Passport members, from concerts to holiday episodes of our dramas and mysteries.

Celebrate the Holidays with WTTW's Programming in 2022

Daniel Hautzinger

We've got everything from concerts to food specials to a new Call the Midwife special, so we suggest you take a look at our schedule and fit in some cozy viewings amidst all your shopping, gatherings, and other activities.

What to Watch in December

Daniel Hautzinger

December is holiday season, and we've got a Mary Berry-palooza of festive specials to help you celebrate, along with a slate of Chicago-related documentaries on a Nobel Prize winner, education and gentrification, and an architect, plus more.

Native American Heritage Month 2022 on WTTW

Daniel Hautzinger

Among WTTW's Native American Heritage Month programming is a new documentary of the Indigenous musician, artist, and activist Buffy Sainte-Marie, plus films that explore the varied experience, present, and past of Native Americans. 

What to Watch in November

Daniel Hautzinger

Documentaries examine Russian critics of the war in Ukraine and the hostage crisis in Iran while favorite dramas and mysteries wrap up their seasons just in time for the holidays.

A Look Ahead at Fall on WTTW

Julia Maish

Fall brings a wide array of new and exciting programs, from an eagerly anticipated returning detective series to several scintillating new dramas to a nostalgic look back at an iconic how-to program to a whirlwind tour of European art history.

A Fall Full of Cooking Shows on WTTW

Daniel Hautzinger

Fall means back to school, and while we may not be returning to lessons in a classroom, there's still plenty of fun things to learn—as in the cornucopia of new seasons of cooking shows premiering on WTTW over the next couple months.

Celebrate Women's History Month with WTTW in 2022

Daniel Hautzinger

This Women's History Month on WTTW, you can watch the stories of women fighting for change in male-dominated worlds in different realms, all in new documentaries, including one nominated for an Academy Award. 

What to Watch in July

Lisa Tipton

A new British version of an intriguing Belgian mystery, a documentary featuring both performance and history focusing on Brazil featuring Gloria Estefan, and a show pitting modern families against life on a rural island in the early twentieth century. 

A 2020 Round-Up with WTTW

Tim Russell

To make sense of this remarkable year, WTTW sought to address some of the most important issues of our time with our content, while educating and entertaining children and families. Our Vice President of Community Engagement shares some of his favorites.
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