On The Block
Thursdays at 7P on The U
Saturdays at 8A on The U, 10A on CW26
Sundays at 11A on The U, 12A on CW26
See news like you've never seen it before in our half-hour weekly show, On the Block.
Weigel Broadcasting Co.’s CW26 and The U along with Block Club Chicago bring you a weekly television news magazine, On the Block. The strategic partnership between Weigel’s Chicago television stations and Block Club Chicago, an award-winning, nonprofit news site focused on Chicago's neighborhoods, will tell community stories with visually rich and longer-form news content. On the Block, hosted by CW26 & The U’s Brandon Pope, features street-level reporting and in-depth interviews featuring reporter Jon Hansen in the segment “It’s All Good.”
CW26 is found on WCIU, Channel 26.1, XFINITY 183|1026, Astound TV 6, Dish 26, Direct TV 26, Spectrum Charter 22/616 and U-Verse 10/1010, YouTube TV and Hulu + Live TV.
The U is found on Channel 48.1 and WCIU, Channel 26.2, XFINITY 230|360, Astound TV 35, Dish 48, Spectrum Charter 191, U-Verse 24 and YouTube TV.
The History of Chicago's Indigenous Community
Chicago has one of the largest urban-indigenous communities in the country. Speaking with Indigenous Writer and Historian, Professor Rosalyn Lapier, Brandon Pope reflects on the community's history, and highlights what it looks like today.