The Oprah Winfrey Show Call the audience reservation line (312-591-9222) for tickets or check at oprah.com to see about being a guest. This page also has information about last-minute e-mail reservations.
The Jerry Springer Show For tickets call 312-321-5365, fill out the application at jerryspringertv.com or write the show at 454 N. Columbus Dr., Chicago, IL 60611. Check the Web site for a list of upcoming episodes and phone numbers if you're interested in being a guest.
Judge Mathis Call 866-362-8447 for tickets or 888-837-3428 to get on the show.
Chic-a-Go-Go Anybody's welcome, just "don't come drunk or naked." Check roctober.com for taping times or e-mail email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org to get on the mailing list. Or write to 1507 E. 53rd St. #617, Chicago, IL 60615. To get your band on, e-mail email@example.com and "be patient."
Check, Please! Application at wttw.com.
Soundstage Call 773-279-2111 or check wttw.com. Tickets are given away as premiums with membership purchases and occasionally on local radio stations.
CAN TV If you have an existing show, call 312-738-1400 for a submissions packet. If you want to create a show, call 312-738-1400 or see "video production" under the "services" menu at cantv.org for orientation meetings, the required first step.