CAN TV Program Archive

    The Compassionate Competitor

    June 21, 2024
    In the premiere of “The Compassionate Competitor” we delve into the full spectrum of high-performance athletics. From success to challenges and life beyond the game, discover the human side of sports with Robert Hughes, former Notre Dame running back and NFL Pro.

    Munson Tonight

    June 21, 2024
    Experience “Munson Tonight” with host Ashley Munson! Join us for a lively studio audience, live band, and Ashley’s witty insights into politics. Get ready for a blend of entertainment and understanding of the political landscape on CAN TV!

    Chicago Newsroom 2.0

    June 17, 2024
    In this episode, we cover the migrant crisis, CTA issues, and Mayor Johnson’s safety plan with journalist Francia Garcia Hernandez and insider Ashley Munson. Also, Kim Smith from the University of Chicago Crime Lab discusses a new violence report.

    Chicago Politics

    June 17, 2024
    In this episode of Chicago Politics, host Hugo Balta speaks with Alderman Byron Sigcho-Lopez, 25th Ward and chair of the Committee on Housing and Real Estate, about the City’s housing crisis. Lead Correspondent Samantha Lampkin visits residents of Woodlawn to talk about the failed band-aid solutions of the past. In the Voices segment, small business owner Chamille Weddington shares her lived experience about the critical need for investing in Chicago’s historically underserved communities.

    Chicago Newsroom 2.0

    May 20, 2024
    In the Spring premiere of ‘Chicago Newsroom 2.0’, guest host Darrious Hilmon delves into the latest developments affecting Chicago Public Schools, the Chicago Transit Authority, and the proposed new stadium for the Chicago Bears. Esteemed journalists Francia Garcia Hernandez and Deborah Douglas join him, bringing their expert insights into these pivotal topics. The episode also features an exclusive one-on-one interview with Paul Lopez, Board Chair of the Spanish Coalition for Housing, discussing key housing initiatives and their impact on the community.

    Chicago Politics

    May 20, 2024
    In the inaugural episode of ‘Chicago Politics,’ host Hugo Balta kicks off with a compelling dialogue featuring Cristina Pacione-Zayas, Chief of Staff for Mayor Brandon Johnson, discussing the trajectory of the BRING CHICAGO HOME initiative. This episode also includes on-the-ground insights from Samantha Lampkin, Lead Correspondent, who visits South Loop’s Issues Barber & Beauty Salon to gauge public opinion on a referendum aimed at raising certain real estate taxes to fund homelessness prevention programs. Wrapping up the episode, Jose Muñoz, Executive Director of La Casa Norte and someone who has personally experienced homelessness, shares his perspective on securing a sustainable revenue stream to assist the unhoused.

    America Scores: Red Carpet Poetry Slam 2024

    April 18, 2024
    Join us at the ‘America SCORES Chicago Red Carpet Poetry Slam’ to celebrate the magical fusion of creativity and athletics that has empowered youth for over two decades. This special event highlights the talents of Poet-Athletes who have thrived through our unique blend of soccer, poetry, and service-learning programs. Witness the incredible skills and heartfelt expressions of these young individuals as they showcase their abilities in poetry and soccer, demonstrating the powerful impact of integrating sports and the arts in youth development.

    Hustle.Play.Love.

    April 18, 2024
    In the season finale of ‘Hustle.Play.Love.’, join us as we delve into the challenges of fighting alopecia with Dr. Brook Jackson, a board-certified dermatologist, and Deborah Douglas, Director at the Midwest Solutions Journalism Hub. This episode tackles the unvarnished truth about alopecia, exploring both medical and journalistic perspectives to shed light on this often misunderstood condition. Our guests share their expert insights and discuss innovative solutions that aim to support and empower those affected by alopecia.

    In The Money

    April 18, 2024
    On this episode of ‘In The Money’ host Kimberly Loftis and mental health expert Tamika Hill tackle the crucial topic of managing financial stress. This episode offers insightful strategies for setting healthy financial boundaries with loved ones and navigating the intricacies of personal finance with confidence. Whether you’re dealing with budgeting woes or financial pressures within relationships, Kimberly and Tamika provide practical advice to help you maintain financial health and peace of mind.

    3 Questions With

    April 18, 2024
    On this episode of ‘3 Questions With’ host Hugo Balta sits down with Jasmine Gonzalez, a dedicated Housing Counselor from Brighton Park Neighborhood Council. Jasmine will share valuable resources designed to assist families on their journey to becoming homeowners—a must-watch for anyone looking to navigate the path to owning a home.