Windy City Live Coming Soon

Windy City Live debuted on ABC 7 Chicago on Thursday, May 26th in the 9am time slot held by Oprah for so many years. Hosted by former ABC 7 sportscaster, Ryan Chiaverini and former WGN-TV traffic news anchor, Val Warner, the show will be broadcast live each weekday before a studio audience.

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Hosts Ryan Chiaverini and Val Warner celebrated their first Windy City Live with a Commemorative Eli’s Cheesecake.

Johnny Galecki and Billy Dec

Chicago Restaurateur Billy Dec is a regular contributor to Windy City Live. For the first show, Billy was joined by¬† Johnny Galecki, who grew up in Oak Park and is the star of “The Big Bang Theory” on CBS.

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Th Commemorative Eli’s Cheesecake that was presented to the studio audience to close and the show and was then served to the audience and staff.

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Eli’s Marc Schulman greets celebrity chef and restaurateur Art Smith who is a regular contributor to Windy City Live.

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Eli’s Maureen Schulman greets Windy City Live Host Val Warner.


Windy City Live Host Ryan Chiaverini enjoys a slice of the Eli’s Cheesecake created for the premiere of Windy City Live.