WEEK 25 is the NBC affiliate for Central Illinois including metropolitan communities of Peoria and Bloomington/Normal. In addition to popular NBC programming such as the Today Show, Nightly News and prime shows such as The Office and Law and Order, WEEK features top syndicated programming including Oprah, Dr. Phil and Rachel Ray. WEEK has the distinction of being the dominant local news station for Central Illinois for more than 30 years.
The ABC affiliate for Peoria-Bloomington/Normal, is operated by WEEK under an SSA agreement with Barrington Broadcasting. WHOI features extremely popular ABC prime programs such as Dancing With The Stars, The Bachelor and Grey’s Anatomy. WHOI also has a strong line-up of syndicated programs such as Ellen, The Doctors and Entertainment Tonight.
WEATHER FIRST is Central Illinois only local weather channel offering complete local, regional and national forecasts 24/7. This is the market’s only locally programmed digital side channel using the talents and expertise of Central Illinois beloved meteorologists Chuck Collins, Sandy Gallant and Lee Ranson.
My59, WAOE is the market’s MyNetwork affiliate and is also operated under an SSA with Four Seasons, LLC. My59 features younger-skewing MyNetwork prime pro grams, as well as local IHSA Basketball, Football, and St. Louis Cardinal Games. WEEK also produces a two hour daily morning newscast call News 25 Express that airs 5 to 7am as well as nightly 9pm news, News 25 at 9pm.
CW-4, operated under an SSA with Barrington Broadcasting is Central Illinois’ home for young, distinctive CW programming such as Gossip Girl, Smallville and America’s Next Top Model.