PoldarkPart 5 | Monday, 8 p.m.
Poldark and Demelza start a family. Demelza plays matchmaker. The miners riot. And Francis takes desperate measures to recoup his losses.
Celebrating 30 Years!July 1, 2015, through July 1, 2016
WEIU is celebrating its 30th anniversary on air for radio and television broadcast!
WEIU broadcast radio 88.9 was introduced on July 1, 1985 and WEIU-TV began broadcast operations on UHF 51 on July 1, 1986, as a non-commercial, educational television station licensed to the Board of Trustees of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois. "Ladies and gentlemen, welcome live, to the campus of Eastern Illinois University." With that introduction, Daniel Thornburgh, then the director of University Relations, christened WEIU-TV during its live on-air dedication on July 1, 1986.
Join us in celebrating 30 remarkable years of serving the University and our surrounding communities! Thank you for supporting WEIU as your public broadcasting station!
10 Buildings That Changed AmericaTuesday | 8 p.m.
A tour of 10 influential American buildings, including the Virginia State Capitol in Richmond; Trinity Church in Boston; the Wainwright Building in St. Louis; the Robie House in Chicago; the Highland Park Ford Plant in Highland Park, Mich.; Southdale Center in Edina, Minn.; the Seagram Building in New York; Dulles International Airport in Chantilly, Va.; the Vanna Venturi House in Philadelphia; and the Walt Disney Concert Hall in L.A.
A Chef's LifeChicken Lickin' | Monday, 7:30 p.m.
As Vivian waits for spring’s vegetables to appear, she pauses to appreciate chicken’s endless capacity as an ingredient. The restaurant’s new best-seller is a whole chicken, pounded and stuffed with broccoli salad. An old family friend fries a chicken the old-fashioned way, served with a side of banana sandwiches. Spring brings the twins’ birthday, and Vivian can’t help but go over the top with celebrations, including the Cadillac of chicken coops to house Theo and Flo’s new baby chicks.
The Queen's GardenSunday | 9 p.m.
With permission from Queen Elizabeth, this program covers a year in Buckingham Palace Garden, exploring the history and the natural history of this remarkable hidden royal treasure in the heart of London.
Easy Yoga for Easing PainFriday | 9 p.m.
Yoga instructor Peggy Cappy explains how yoga can alleviate the pain in joints. Also: several of her students are tracked to show how her program has improved the quality of their lives.
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The Forsyte SagaEpisode 6 | Saturday, 8 p.m.
Old Jolyon passes away and, to everyone's amazement, leaves Irene some money. Twelve years down the line, Soames marries a French woman named Annette; and Dartie's behavior, which includes gambling and cavorting with prostitutes, embarrasses the family.
America's Wildest RefugeDiscovering the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge | Tuesday, 9 p.m.
An examination of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska.
The Forsyte SagaEpisode 5 | Saturday, 8 p.m.
Irene leaves Soames for good, leaving behind everything, including her wedding ring. June and her father, young Jolyon, reunite. Soames is in a deep depression. Five years pass and Helene (the French governess) has died. Old Jolyon meets Irene by chance and they become friends.
Bill Hill - Charleston, IL
"Education has been my life. Learning has been my life ... and it’s so important that we have the educational programs offered by WEIU. The opportunities (for students) to get hands on experience is immeasurable."
WEIU membership is important to Bill, and you can also be a proud member! Also, send us a message and let us know what WEIU means to you!
Tami and Kaylee - Westfield, IL
"When we can't make it to watch the basketball games or football games, a lot of times we'll watch them from home."
WEIU membership is important to Tami and Kaylee, and you can also be a proud member! Also, send us a message and let us know what WEIU means to you!
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!!!
What have you learned while working at WEIU? That no matter what adversity hits us, the staff and students at WEIU will always overcome the adversity and make things happen for the greater good.
Why should someone become a member of WEIU? Your gift to us will be used for education, training, and equipment. This keeps us vital, strong and provides a safe haven for people to listen, watch and experience all that is WEIU.
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-- Nancy, Sigel
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Phillis Schultz, Marilyn Fuqua Thompson & Sharon Kuhns - The Coles County Master Gardener Idea Garden
Sitting on the grounds of Sarah Bush Lincoln Health System is the ever-changing Idea Garden. Started by the Coles County Master Gardeners in 1999, the garden is a place to enjoy nature and get your own garden inspiration. Phillis Schultz, Marilyn Fuqua Thompson and Sharon Kuhns will tell this story.
Phillis Schultz, Marilyn Fuqua Thompson & Sharon Kuhns 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!
Joe Dively - First Mid-Illinois Bank & Trust
Joe Dively and Bill Rowland share the story of the history of First Mid Bank. Started just a few years after Mattoon was founded, the bank is one of the oldest national banks in Illinois and the U.S. Learn the connection between the bank and the historic Mattoon Post Office Building.
Joe 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!