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Introducing....


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Above:  Doug accepting his Silver Circle Award from the
National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences-Mid America


Doug has been a central Illinois radio and television broadcaster for 41 years.  He's worked in the Taylorville, Springfield, Decatur, Danville and Champaign-Urbana markets throughout his entire 41 years.


Doug was co-anchor and chief weather Anchor at WICD-TV, and is currently co-anchor and weather anchor on Fox-Champaign,  WCCU-TV in Urbana.  He is the longest tenured weather caster in central Illinois.

LATEST NEWS OF CHANGES IN THE CENTRAL ILLINOIS TELEVISION LANDSCAPE.

This site is dedicated to preserving central Illinois Broadcast History.  It's being constantly updated with additions and maybe even a few revisions.  Check back often.

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Latest Updates


(January 16, 2015)-Updated the "Mid Illinois Television Today" to include the broadcasting of the GRIT network on WICS and WICD.  Also added back the ZUUS Country Music channel as 20.2 on WICS.

(January 19, 2015)-Replaced videos which were discontinued for one reason or another by You Tube probably due to copyright challenges.

(January, 2015-Appealing a copyright challenge of my You Tube post featuring the "Real McCoys" TV series from the 1950s by SFM Entertainment.  My appeal is based on "fair use" of the opening/closing credits of the show and its use on this historical website.  Meanwhile there are dozens of other You Tube posts of "Real McCoys" on You Tube, with many postings of complete episodes of the series!

(January 25, 2015)-still no response from SFM Entertainment....

(January 30, 2015)-updated Mid Illinois Television Today

(March 27, 2015) Thanks to Chuck Kelly, a former employee of WLRW and his contact with the area chief engineer for Saga, Mark Spalding, we now have included pictures of WLRW's studio and automation system from the 1970s.  See them and hear what the Mix 94.5 sounded like in the early to mid 1970s at the Area CHR History page!

(April 11, 2015) Added color to page backgrounds according to sections.  Yes, dougquick.com is now is COLOR!



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(above): "We've got alot to share....Let's Get Together!" was the ABC theme for the 1970-71 TV season.  Here's the half hour promo for the new TV season!

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(above): Top 10 TV Sitcoms of the 1970s..


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