Chicago Tonight

Chicago Tonight is a nightly news, arts and entertainment program that airs on WTTW. The program is hosted by award-winning journalist Phil Ponce and provides in-depth coverage of Chicago stories that have national appeal.

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Chicago Tonight

May 23, 2017 - Full Show

Watch the May 23, 2017 full episode of "Chicago Tonight."

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May 23, 2017 - Full Show

56:48

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Chicago Tonight

May 22, 2017 - Full Show

Watch the May 22, 2017 full episode of "Chicago Tonight."

56:48

May 22, 2017 - Full Show

56:48

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Chicago Tonight

May 18, 2017 - Full Show

Watch the May 18, 2017 full episode of "Chicago Tonight."

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May 18, 2017 - Full Show

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Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight CTU Vote Reveals Little Confidence in CPS CEO Claypool

Chicago Tonight

CTU Vote Reveals Little Confidence in CPS CEO Claypool

Chicago Teachers Union members issue a no-confidence vote for CPS CEO Claypool.

4:08

CTU Vote Reveals Little Confidence in CPS CEO Claypool

4:08

Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight Illinois Senate Passes Budget, Tax Increase

Chicago Tonight

Illinois Senate Passes Budget, Tax Increase

Illinois Senate Democrats pass a budget and revenue package that includes a tax hike.

6:52

Illinois Senate Passes Budget, Tax Increase

6:52

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Chicago Tonight

New Projects, Safety Concerns for Chicago Cyclists

A look at what Chicago bicyclists can expect from the summer ahead.

8:35

New Projects, Safety Concerns for Chicago Cyclists

8:35

Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight UIC App Designed to Track Bipolar Disorder Wins $200K Grant

Chicago Tonight

UIC App Designed to Track Bipolar Disorder Wins $200K Grant

Researchers develop a mobile phone app that may predict manic and depressive episodes.

8:50

UIC App Designed to Track Bipolar Disorder Wins $200K Grant

8:50

Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight Web Extra: Groups Push Back Against Obama Library’s Jackson

Chicago Tonight

Web Extra: Groups Push Back Against Obama Library’s Jackson

Why some community groups are mounting opposition to the Obama Library in Jackson Park.

2:13

Web Extra: Groups Push Back Against Obama Library’s Jackson

2:13

Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight What Sinclair Broadcast Group's Bid for Tribune Media Means

Chicago Tonight

What Sinclair Broadcast Group's Bid for Tribune Media Means

WGN TV could be soon owned by a politically active, conservative broadcast company.

11:12

What Sinclair Broadcast Group's Bid for Tribune Media Means

11:12

Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight ‘#AiWeiwei’ Exhibition Explores Art, Activism and Selfies

Chicago Tonight

‘#AiWeiwei’ Exhibition Explores Art, Activism and Selfies

The Museum of Contemporary Photography showcases the work of Ai Weiwei.

4:10

‘#AiWeiwei’ Exhibition Explores Art, Activism and Selfies

4:10

Video thumbnail: Chicago Tonight ‘Shakespeare in Love’ Bridges Gap from Film to Stage

Chicago Tonight

‘Shakespeare in Love’ Bridges Gap from Film to Stage

It’s not often that an Oscar winner for best picture gets translated to the stage.

4:26

‘Shakespeare in Love’ Bridges Gap from Film to Stage

4:26

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