Jackie RobinsonPart 2 of 2 | Friday, 7 p.m.
Robinson uses his fame to speak out against injustice, alienating many who had once lauded him for "turning the other cheek." After baseball, he seeks ways to fight inequality, but as he faces illness, he struggles to remain relevant.
Carol Burnett's Favorite SketchesSaturday | 7 p.m.
Join Carol Burnett for her personally selected favorite moments from her long-running comedy series, including sketches from the first five years of the show not seen in decades.
The Kingston Trio CelebrationSunday | 9:30 p.m.
Enjoy the groundbreaking folk group's biggest hits and more 1950s and '60s chart toppers, performed by the current trio with Bob Shane, Timothy B. Schmit, Al Jardine, Trini Lopez, Barry McGuire, Sana Christian, The Limeliters and Josh Reynolds.
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!
Sandy Roberts - Champaign, IL
"I can’t give a large amount at once, but by having EFT it’s spread out over a year. I was so glad to find out that WEIU offers that."
WEIU membership is important to Sandy, 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.
Is WEIU as important to you as it is to Jeff? Become a member today! Also, send us a message and let us know what WEIU means to you!
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If I wasn’t able to watch WEIU, I don’t know what I would do. I would most likely throw my television in the trash! I will continue to support good television and WEIU is GREAT TV.
-- Janet, Tuscola
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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!
Terry Stepp - Our Story Bonus Feature
Terry Stepp tells of the famous author, James Jones, swimming at the Marshall Swimming Pool back when Jones was a writer at the Handy Writers Colony in Marshall.
Terry 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!