WFLD Chicago Debuts ‘Flannery Fired Up’ Tonight
Fox-owned WFLD Chicago (DMA 3) premieres a new political show on Feb. 9.
Flannery Fired Up, hosted by WFLD political reporter Mike Flannery, airs tonight at 9:30 p.m. with repeats on Sunday at 8:30 a.m. The show will feature candidates running for office this election year, along with the people making news in the city and suburbs.
It will also tackle the big issues facing Chicago and Illinois including: violence, taxes, jobs, and corruption. The panel of politicians, celebrities, and newsmakers will also break down a “Burning Question” each week.
The first episode features Garry McCarthy, former Superintendent of the Chicago Police Department, who is considering a potential mayoral run.
Flannery grew up in Washington and graduated from Georgetown University. He covered politics and labor for the Chicago Sun-Times for seven years before moving to TV in 1980.