IL-Informed is an American satirical sketch comedy television program that focuses on politics, current events, and other issues that face Chicagoans. The half-hour long pilot was produced by PBS member station WTTW (Channel 11) and premiered locally on Sunday, May 4, 2008. The first episode was co-produced by Paris Schutz and Sarah Warner of WTTW, and was written and performed by the sketch comedy group, Schadenfreude: Justin Kaufmann, Kate James, Sandy Marshal, and Stephen Schmidt, with Adam Witt contributing. The pilot also features performances by Second City veterans Joe Canale (who hosts the show), Ithamar Enriquez and Inda Craig-Galvan (of the comedy duo kevINda). The pilot episode examines housing issues facing Chicagoans though a variety of comedic sketches and includes an interview with 44th Ward Alderman Tom Tunney.


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