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.
Dale von Behrens - Mattoon, IL
"For children’s education, you're tops! A family in this area that has children should definitely be a member of WEIU."
WEIU membership is important to Dale, and you can also be a proud member! Also, send us a message and let us know what WEIU means to you!
Bill Boaz - Charleston, IL
"I try to seek out something that I would support ... it wouldn’t be a problem for me to sit and watch the Gaithers for an hour or two or even three!"
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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!!!
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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-- Sam, Ashmore
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Edwin Hoppin - Maturation of Sarah Bush Health System
Dr. Edwin Hoppin recounts 3 important moments in the history of Sarah Bush Lincoln Health System. These include the merging and building of the new hospital, the development of the employed physician model and the creation of the healthy communities initiative.
Edwin 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!
Joyce St. Michael - Dodge Grove Cemetery
An interesting history lies within Dodge Grove Cemetery. Joyce St. Michael takes us on a tour of the many interesting monuments that cover the grounds. Several monuments pay tribute to veterans from the civil war, WWI, WWII, Korea and Vietnam. The cemetery is also the final resting place of several Mattoon founders and a confederate soldier.
Joyce 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!