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.
6:49 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!
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!’
7:30 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.