How to Watch NBC 5's New Lifestyle Show ‘Chicago Today' Live

The new lifestyle and entertainment show will feature "top places to eat, play and relax” is set to launch on WMAQ-TV next month

Looking to catch "Chicago Today,” a new lifestyle and entertainment show on NBC 5, live? You're in luck.

You can watch it on air and online - from your computer, phone, tablet or TV. 

The 30-minute show highlighting “new places to see and be seen,” entertainment news, parenting tips and new technologies and tools that “can make everyday lives easier,” will air at 11:30 a.m. on Fridays on WMAQ-TV.

To watch it online, simply head to or download the NBC Chicago app. At the top of the site or app, a bar reading "Live now: Chicago Today" will appear at the top of the screen. 

Simply click that bar, and watch from wherever you are. 

The program will be hosted by Emmy-nominated anchor Cortney Hall and former POPSUGAR host and producer Matthew Rodrigues.

“Chicago is synonymous with amazing attractions like our beautiful parks and skyline, world-class museums, great sports teams, and an incredible gastronomic culture,” David Doebler, president and general manager of NBC 5 Chicago, said in a statement. “‘Chicago Today’ will dive deeper into all of this and what makes Chicago and its suburbs a world-wide destination for many around the world.”

“Chicago Today” will begin as a Friday-only highlight into the weekend, but will eventually be extended to five days a week.

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