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The Best Shows, Sports and Specials are on WGNO

2014 ABC College Football on WGNO

Sat, September 13, 2:30 PM

This week’s college football on ABC includes:

2:30 PM Arkansas (1-1) (SEC) @ Texas Tech (2-0) (Big 12)

7:00 PM Tennesse (2-0) (SEC) @ Oklahoma (2-0) (Big 12)

ABC College Football

Now through-Fri, September 12: Shark Tank Week! Every night this week ABC presents Shark Tank Week with favorite episodes chosen by the Sharks on the show.

Shark Tank

Sun, September 14, 7-10 PM: Miss America 2015 plus a one hour Road to Miss America special at 6 PM.

Miss America returns to Atlantic City’s famous Boardwalk Hall, with live coverage of the final night of competition.  The pageant, which started in 1921 in Atlantic City, NJ, will again be hosted by Chris Harrison (The Bachelor) and Lara Spencer (Good Morning America).

Miss America

Mon, September 15, 7-10 PM: SEASON PREMIERE of Dancing with the Stars

This season’s cast of celebrity dancers includes a fashion icon, a YouTube sensation, a NASCAR legend, and a movie star, to name a few. Hosted by Emmy® Award-winning host Tom Bergeron (America’s Funniest Home Videos) and Erin Andrews (sports host & Dancing with the Stars Season 10 finalist), Dancing with the Stars is the hit multi-award-winning series in which celebrities perform choreographed dance routines which are judged by renowned ballroom judge Len Goodman and dancer/choreographers Bruno Tonioli, Carrie Ann Inaba and ballroom dancer and Emmy®- Nominated choreographer Julianne Hough.

Among the celebrity dancers is former LSU track star and Olympian Lolo Jones!

Dancing with the Stars Dancing with the Stars

Click here to see what’s on WGNO (ABC) all this week.

Community Events

We Live to Eat Restaurant Week - this week ending on Sun, September 14

The Louisiana Restaurant Association sponsors the fourth annual We Live to Eat Restaurant Week, going on this week at restaurants all across the city!

Restaurant menus are subject to change.

For a list of Restaurants click below:

We Live to Eat

Scales and Ales Fundraiser- Fri, September 12

Where: Audubon Aquarium of the Americas

The 5th Annual Scales & Ales to support Audubon Aquarium of the Americas’ conservation efforts and education programs. Partygoers will enjoy Bites and Brews including: Abita Beer, wine, specialty cocktails, and delicious cuisine from more than 30 local restaurants. Live entertainment featuring The Atlanta Showstoppers.

VIP Access: 7:00PM

General Admission 8:00 PM-11:00 PM

Gen Admission starts at $45.00.

More Info: Click Here

Scales and Ales

Visit the WGNO Community Events page for more events.

Plus, click here to LIKE WGNO on Facebook to learn about our future contests.

News With A Twist

Rescue Runners: Pairing Runners with Shelter Dogs

The Jefferson SPCA just started doing something amazing! In partership with Synergistic Lifestyles, LLC, they’re connecting dogs at the shelter with runners, giving the dogs a break from being inside a kennel all day. Last week, Twist reporter Deepak Saini put on his running shoes to catch up with the Rescue Runners.

Rise and shine! It’s time for doggy boot camp!

Click here to see the full story

Running with Shelter Dogs

Also remember you can submit your local neighborhood Pothole to News with a Twist for our Pothole of the Day segment.

Click to submit your Pothole!

.Pothole of the Day

Click here for other News with a Twist stories.

The Best Shows are on NOLA38!

A full season of ACC Football match-ups on NOLA38 Each Saturday at 11 AM..

This week’s ACC College Football match-up on NOLA38 Sat, September 13, 11AM:

Louisville @ Virginia


MASTERS OF ILLUSION – Friday, September 12, 8-8:30 PM

Hosted by actor Dean Cain (“Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman”),

MASTERS OF ILLUSION has great escapes, fascinating sleight-of-hand and large scale illusions, all in front of a studio audience. The series features amazing magic performed by cutting-edge illusionists and escape artists, and performers in each episode display skills ranging from perplexing interactive mind magic to hilarious comedy routines.

Click below to preview the show:

Masters of Illusion

AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL – New Episode – Monday, September 15, 9-10 PM

Cycle 21 of AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL, hosted by Tyra Banks, features seven men and seven women living under one roof and battling it out to earn the prestigious title of AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL. The fourteen finalists represent regions from all across the U.S. and Canada.

Click below to preview the show:

America's Next Top Model

Click here to see what’s on NOLA38 (CW) all this week.

Contests, Sweepstakes and Deals

WGNO is offering a chance to win tickets to the Cirque Du Soleil event Varekai!

This is no ordinary forest, where deep within exist an extraordinary world where everything is possible.
A world called Varekai from Cirque du Soleil comes to New Orleans at the Smoothie King Center.

Now is your chance to immerse yourself in Varekai with a special offer. But 3 tickets and the 4th one is free!

Click here to purchase tickets. Register to win with WGNO below!

Varekai is a critically-acclaimed production that has wowed over 8 million people worldwide since it first premiered in Montreal in 2002. Since then, Varekai has visited more than 72 cities in 20 different countries around the world

A show not to miss!

A world called Varekai from Cirque Du Soleil comes to New Orleans at the Smoothie King Center November 19-23! 

You can register to win a pair of front row tickets and WGNO/NOLA38 prize pack on

Varekai Contest

Each week in Friday Night Football WGNO and NOLA38 are offering one lucky viewer a chance to win tickets to the 2015 Allstate Sugar Bowl game in the Mercedes Benz Superdome!

Watch and win each week during the show! (Entry is open at the start of the show each week through Saturday night).

Fri Night Football airs on NOLA38 at 11pm and WGNO at 12 Midnight each Friday through December.

Thanks to our sponsor, the Allstate Sugar Bowl for this great contest!

Click to visit the entry page:

Varekai Contest

WGNO is offering our fans a great offer on Golf with our Ultimate NOLA Golf Experience!

Available for a limited time enjoy seven of the most beautiful courses in the greater New Orleans area AND get a swing analysis & 1 Mizuno glove at Golf Zone in Metairie. The complete package is just $159. That’s seven 18 hole rounds plus cart!

Golf Courses in this offer include Audubon Park Golf Course, Belle Terre Country Club, The Bridges Country Club, La Tour Golf Club, Stonebridge Golf Club, Timberlane Golf and Country Club and Oak Knoll Country Club.

Some restrictions apply:

Valid for 18 holes and one cart rental per course.
Must call ahead for available tee times; 72 hour maximum pre-book required.
Must mention card when booking Tee Time.
Not valid before 11am holidays and weekends.
Not valid for tournament or league play.
Not valid with other discounts/promotions.
Limit 1 card per household.

Golf Card will expire on 08/31/2015.

Click for more info and to purchase your Ultimate NOLA Golf Experience card:

Golf Experience

WGNO on Facebook & Twitter: Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. Our friends & followers get first notice of our contests, movie pass giveaways and breaking news events. Don’t miss your opportunity to be in the know!

Like WGNO on Facebook and you can then register in our 75,000 Likes Contest!

Enter for your chance to win an iPad Mini from WGNO!

Like us on Facebook then enter here!

Facebook Likes contest

Liking WGNO on Facebook does not automatically enter you to win the iPad Mini.

Click here for all current contests on WGNO.

WGNO on Facebook

WGNO on Twitter

Picks of the Week

ThisTV Saturday Night movies, September 13

7:00 PM – Fargo

(1996) (TV-14)

A patrolman and two innocent bystanders are discovered murdered in cold blood on a snowy highway in North Dakota, leading a very pregnant policewoman, Marge Gunderson on an investigation that uncovers a conspiracy of greed and ineptitude.

Starring: William H. Macy, Frances McDormand and Steve Buscemi


9:00 PM: The Woods

(2006) (TV-14)

The Woods is a psychological horror story that begins when a neglected teenager, named Heather, is dropped off by her parents at a remote all-girls boarding school deep in the forest. Starring: Agnes Bruckner, Patricia Clarkson, and Bruce Campbell

The Woods

Click here for the ThisTV program schedule.

Click here for the Antenna TV program schedule.