5 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.  Greg Jarrett

5:09 a.m.  Greg Jarrett will have continued coverage of the train derailment / explosions in Tiskilwa, IL. 

6:09 a.m.  Senator Mark Kirk addresses everything from President Obama's jobs plan to the Occupy Wall Street movement to Illinois gambling expansion.  He'll also take your calls.  

6:39 a.m.  Tribune film critic Michael Phillips reviews two new films opening today:  'Ides of March' with George Clooney and 'Real Steel' with Hugh Jackman.  

6:49 a.m.  Legendary Blackhawks Hall of Famer Denis Savard offers up his thoughts on the team as they prepare to drop the puck on the new season later tonight. 

7:09 a.m.  Tribune columnist John Kass offer-up his thoughts on everything from the trial of William Cellini to Mayor Emanuel announcing the city will be hiring more police officers next year to Robin Ventura to manage a ballclub.  Plus steak! 

7:39 a.m.  Pat Fitzgerald, head football coach of the Northwestern Wildcats previews tomorrow night's home game against the highly-ranked Michigan Wolverines

8:09 a.m.  David Gregory, Host and Moderator of Meet the Press, reacts to Sarah Palin's decision not to run for President when he joins Greg Jarrett. 

8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.  Mike McConnell  


11:05 a.m.  It seems like more and more people are being over medicated for mental problems.  Mike McConnell has a Chicago psychiatrist who can explain how psychiatry came to be this way.

12:30 - 3 p.m.  John Williams

2:05 p.m.  John Williams will talk about the increase in fees everywhere he turns…Netflix, Costco, debit cards, toll roads…  what else is he missing?  Join him at 2:05pm

3 - 7 p.m. Garry Meier  

3:20 p.m.  Toto isn’t just Dorothy’s dog. . . it’s also the name of Japan’s newest bike.  And there’s no pedals on this bicycle as it’s powered by human waste!  Garry Meier says ‘We aren’t in Kansas anymore!’

7:10 p.m.  Chicago Blackhawks Pre-Game with Judd Sirott

7:30 p.m.  Chicago Blackhawks Pre-Seaon Hockey with John Wiedeman and Troy Murray

Chicago at Dallas

11 - 11:30 p.m. Preps Plus Chicago with Jordan Bernfield and Justin Weiner 

11:05 p.m.  It’s sixth ranked Prairie Ridge versus eighteenth ranked Jacobs High in a huge test for both teams.  Find out who ends up victorious along with all the rest of the scores on Preps Plus.

11:30 p.m. - 12 a.m.  Wildcat Insider with Dave Eanet  

11:35 p.m.  There are big plans in store for Saturday night's game between Northwestern and Michigan.  Dave Eanet and Jim Phillips welcome Big Ten Network President Mark Silverman to get details.

12 - 2 a.m.  Nick Digilio  

12:35 a.m.  Is ‘Real Steel’ really bad?  Find out when Nick Digilio presents the Friday Night Movie reviews.

 2 - 5 a.m. Brian Noonan

3:05 a.m.  Do you want to cash in your frequent flier miles, but can't decide where to go? British Airways has a suggestion, and you may find it a little jarring. Brian Noonan is preparing to take off with the explosive details.