American Idol Recap

American Idol Recap
TCL Executive Producer Christian Unser breaks down last night’s episode of American Idol.  The contestants took to the stage with their “All-Star Duets.”  Christian gives us his high note and the low note of the night. Watch the second half of the All-Star Duets on American Idol at 7 PM, Monday, April 5th on channel 5.

Life Hacks

Life Hacks
The term “Life Hack” has been around since 2004. It means things that you can do to make your life easier.  Our Executive producer and self-proclaimed “Techxpert” Christian Unser tested out a few.

Theater Roundup for July 2020

Theater Roundup for July 2020
Twin Cities Live Executive Producer and Twin Cities theater actor Christian Unser shared a round-up of theater happenings in the Twin Cities this summer. In addition to the productions he talked about on the show, there are many more worth checking out below! Vintage Hitchcock at the Lakeville Area Arts Center A Kidsummer Night's Dream...

Theater Offerings Around Town

Theater Offerings Around Town
COVID-19 and stay-at-home guidelines have affected all walks of life, including theaters. The Twin Cities has a vibrant theater scene but, as with all other large gatherings, performances in front of audiences have been put on hold. But that hasn't stopped artists from creating new types of performances for you to enjoy! TCL Executive...

Home Improvement Apps  

Home Improvement Apps  
Scroll through social media and you’ll see all kinds of Home Improvement and DIY projects going on.  One of the best tools for your next project could be the phone you’re using to scroll social media with!  TCL Executive Producer and Techxpert Christian Unser has a few apps for you to check out. AirMeasure Roomscan ProjectColor

American Idol Finale

American Idol Finale
TCL Executive Producer Christian Unser has been recapping this season of American Idol.  He’s back with the news of who was crowned the new American Idol.  Plus, he takes a look back on his prediction from the beginning.

American Idol’s Top 7

American Idol’s Top 7
American Idol went from 10 contestants down to their Top 7.  Executive producer and musical theater actor, Christian Unser gets us caught up. Watch the finale of American Idol this Sunday, May 17th at 7 PM on 5 Eyewitness News.

American Idol Recap

American Idol Recap
Normally, at this point in the competition you would have seen the Top 20 contestants performing live in front of the judges and a huge audience.  Last night was a bit different.  We still got to see the contestants perform but it was in a whole new way.  Twin Cities Live Executive Producer, Christian Unser explains how they are able to keep...

Online Game Apps

Online Game Apps
With this social distancing going on, it’s easy for grandparents to feel isolated from their grandkids.  Our “Techxpert”, Christian Unser has some games that you can play online. Monopoly: iOS Words with Friends 2 UNO Game Pigeon

American Idol in Hawaii

The 40 remaining contestants headed for Hawaii where they vied for the spots that made up the Top 20.  TCL Executive Producer Christian Unser recaps the high notes and all the low notes. American Idol returns with the second half of the Hawaii performances on Sunday at 7PM.

American Idol Recap

American Idol Recap
TCL Executive Producer, Christian Unser gets us caught up on the latest news on American Idol.  Normally, the contestants would be focused on performing a group number but instead the judges surprised the contestants by announcing they would be performing duets. Catch American Idol on channel 5 at 7pm Sundays and Mondays.

Virtual Hangouts

Virtual Hangouts
Staying home doesn’t necessarily mean you have to be all alone.  Our tech producer, Christian Unser shows us different ways that you can still hang out with your friends – virtually – and not have to be in the same room! Some of the methods Christian showed us is: Facetime – you can have up to 32 people at a time on the...

How To Download Podcasts

How To Download Podcasts
TCL's Executive Producer and "techxpert" Christian Unser shares the basics of downloading podcasts. You can use the built-in Podcasts app on iOS, or download a program like Downcast. For Android, you can use Pocket Casts or Podcast Addict. Christian recommends the following podcasts (the links are here but it's easier to search for them...

Digital Wallets

Digital Wallets
The days of stuffing that huge wallet into your back pocket before heading out the door is over.  Tech expert Christian Unser says cut the clutter and use your smartphone instead. A Digital Wallet is accessible across devices and computers and stores your cards.  You can also send and receive money through apps like Venmo and Paypal. ...

Is Facebook Listening To You?

Is Facebook Listening To You?
There are plenty of stories out there of Facebook serving up an ad to someone who only spoke about a product to a friend. So Facebook has to be listening to you through your microphone, right? Our "techxpert" and TCL Executive Producer Christian Unser explains why that's not what's happening (but the reality might be even harder to...