Chicago Tonight is an evening televisionnewsprogram broadcast weeknight on WTTW in Chicago. Chicago Tonight reports primarily on local news and presents features showcasing local artists and events. The show started in 1984 and for 15 years popular Chicago broadcast journalist John Callaway hosted the show. He continued to contribute to the show until he died in 2009.
Monday through Thursday night the program is hosted primarily by Phil Ponce.On Friday, Joel Weisman hosts Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review a panel discussion with four journalists on the top stories of the week.
Regular Weekly Features
News Analysis: discussion and analysis of news of the day with Carol Marin, Elizabeth Brackett and Eddie Arruza