The Great FireSaturday | 8 p.m.
In the sweltering London summer of 1666, Samuel Pepys curries favor with King Charles II, whose chief of intelligence suspects a plot against the throne. Fire breaks out in the Pudding Lane bakery of widower Thomas Farriner, father of two daughters.
Craft in AmericaMusic | Sunday, 9 p.m.
This episode features fine instrument makers and renowned musicians, including Joan Baez with her Martin guitar, Jake Shimabukuro playing his Kamaka ukulele, trumpet maker Dave Monette and leader of the Count Basie Orchestra Scotty Barnhart, Tony Ellis and Stelling banjos, musician Rhiannon Giddens with minstrel banjo maker Jim Hartel, and Joe Pereira, timpanist of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, with mallet maker Jason Ginter.
A Capitol FourthMonday | 7 p.m.
Join host Tom Bergeron for our country's 240th birthday festivities, with performances by Smokey Robinson, Kenny Loggins, Gavin DeGraw, Cassadee Pope, Amber Riley, Jackie Evancho, Sutton Foster and the Broadway cast of ON YOUR FEET! with the NSO. A CAPITOL FOURTH airs live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol before an audience of hundreds of thousands, millions at home and to our troops around the world via American Forces Network.
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Jeff Owens - Sales and FM Manager
When Did You Start at WEIU? September 2003
What Does WEIU Mean to You? A great place for future broadcasting students to get practical hands-on experience in a friendly and safe work environment.
Favorite Show on WEIU-TV: EIU sports - go Panthers!!!
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Rett Smitley - Our Story Bonus Feature
Rett Smitley, longtime music coordinator for the Marshall Autumn Fest, remembers the time when Martha and the Vandellas came to town.
Rett would love for you to tune in to Effingham: This is Our Story on Thursday, Oct. 2, at 7 p.m. We hope you'll join us!
Priscilla Wieck - Our Story Bonus Feature
Priscilla Wieck, a longtime member of chorus in Marshall, shares the story of how the women in the American Legion Auxiliary Choir fundraised for their group.
Priscilla would love for you to tune in to Effingham: This is Our Story on Thursday, Oct. 2, at 7 p.m. We hope you'll join us!