Mike Kara Presents.....
Community Focus/Community Fun
Internet Special

Channel 5
Chicago, Illinois

You know, when We think of Channel 5 NBC WMAQ We
 think of Our Chicagoland NBC Affilate. However Channel 5
 WMAQ is a piece of Broadcast History and a vital source
 for News, weather, Sports, entertainment, and awesome
 Network Programs, such as My favorite Show -Heroes.

Channel 5 WMAQ was the first all color Broadcast Television Station in The Country. WMAQ-TV began on Channel 5 as WNBQ in September 1948; the call letters were changed in August 1964.

WMAQ Channel 5 serves as Our NBC Affiliate, but also serves as
 The Official Home of The Chicago Bears and locally produce theses
games on Channel 5.

Channel 5 is also Our Local source for The Olympics
 that will soon be coming up. Channel 5 WMAQ
 is part of NBC-Universal Chicago. The Channel 5
 WMAQ studios and headquarters can be found at
454 North Columbus Drive and where We find
 Ourselves today.

Within Downtown Chicago lies The NBC Tower, where NBC-Universal
Chicago occupies several floors of this building. Within The Home of WMAQ Channel 5, WSNS Channel 44 Telmundo, All Spanish Language Television. The NBC Tower also serves as Home for The Universal Television Program - "The Jerry Springer Show". Today We had the run of the darkened Jerry Springer set, within hours of us hanging out a dark Jerry Springer set, this set came alive with, ah how should I put it, interesting Television. While The Jerry Springer is not actually seen on Channel 5, it is a Universal Owned Program
is part of The NBC-Universal Family. Judge Mathis is also taped at The NBC Tower and is Nationally Syndicated as well as The Jerry Springer Show. Jerry Springer can be seen on WPWR Channel 50 and Judge Mathis on WCIU "The U" Channel 26.. Check Your local Listings.

Check this segment out as both an internet special and on cable in April 2007.

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Channel 5
Chicago, Illinois

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