5:05 a.m. Orion talks to former U. S. Secretary of Agriculture John Block at the Illinois State Fair after the Illinois Dept. of Agriculture headquarters building was re-named the John R. Block Building.
Paul LaSchiazza, President of Illinois AT&T joined Orion at the Illinois State Fair to talk about AT&T Illinois joining Monsanto to buy the Grand Champion Steer two years in a row.Jim Fizzell talks about drought impact on your vegetable garden, particularly tomatoes and squash.
John Oncken visits with Dolly Sauer, Fall River, WI who bought a closed one-room country school and restored it and now shows it to visitors.
6 - 9 a.m. Mr. Fix-It with Lou Manfredini
7:35 a.m. Lou is talking to one of the best grillin', smokin', fryin', boilin', steamin' chefs around - John McLemore. He's giving away his cookbook and one lucky winner will get a Masterbuilt Smoker Saturday morning on the Mr. Fix It show.
9 - 11:35 a.m. WGN Weekend with Bill Moller
9:08 a.m. When the shopping channel QVC only picks 200 products to sell out of 70,000 submitted...how do you convince them yours is worth selling? Bill Moller gets the answers with a Chicago woman who made the cut.
11:35 a.m. Chicago Cubs Pre-Game with Judd Sirott
at Cincinnati (make up of May 1st rain out)
3:30 - 5:35 p.m. Sports Central with Glen Kozlowski and Jim Memelo
3:35 p.m. Koz and Memelo discuss a potential long term deal for Starlin Castro and preview game 2 of today’s doubleheader.
5:35 p.m. Chicago Cubs Pre-Game with Judd Sirott
10 p.m. - 12 a.m. Nick Digilio
12:05 a.m. Brian Noonan talks to "the Grammar Girl" and answers all your questions on how to speak good... I mean, how to speak WELL.
2:05 a.m. You think you’ve see crazy things happen in the city? Just wait til you hear what John Williams’ producer Beth witnessed last week…3 - 4 a.m. WGN Sports Night