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2013-11-21 12:26:41

Exclusive Live Parade Coverage on Local 4 News Today starts at 6 a.m. DETROIT, Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- WDIV-TV Local 4 is the official television station of the 87(th) America's Thanksgiving Parade presented by Art Van. The annual broadcast, live from Woodward Avenue, is hosted by Local 4 anchors Carmen Harlan, Devin Scillian, Chuck Gaidica, Rhonda Walker and Evrod Cassimy, and begins at 9 a.m. Thanksgiving morning. The national broadcast, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., reaches more...

2013-10-29 12:26:18

Community Leaders Maggie Allesee and Carol Goss to Serve as Honorary Grand Marshals DETROIT, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Parade Company is pleased to announce Jim Leyland, the third-winningest manager in Detroit Tigers franchise history, as Grand Marshal for the 87(th) America's Thanksgiving Parade® presented by Art Van Furniture. Recently announcing his retirement after eight seasons as Detroit Tigers manager, Leyland will be honored during this year's parade as it travels...

2013-05-08 20:20:13

DETROIT, May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F) and The Parade Company have announced a major partnership for one of the nation's largest fireworks displays - The Ford Fireworks presented by Target. The event's new name reflects lead sponsorship of the fireworks by Ford Motor Company, in addition to Target's support, making possible this free world-class event for the city of Detroit and the region. The Ford Fireworks presented by Target will light up the sky, Monday,...

2013-01-07 16:24:43

DETROIT, Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Jamie Kaye Walters has been named Creative Services and Programming Director for WDIV-TV/Local 4. In this newly created role, she will oversee the branding, community engagement and programming initiatives of the station. Walters began her television career at WDIV, having worked from 1998-2007 for the station as a producer in both the programming and promotion departments. During her tenure, she produced high profile entertainment and political...

2012-11-19 20:21:31

MOORESVILLE, N.C., Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Penske Racing driver and newly-crowned 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Brad Keselowski will appear Thursday in America's Thanksgiving Parade® on the streets of downtown Detroit, Mich. The 28-year-old Keselowski, a native of Rochester Hills, Mich., became the first Penske Racing driver to win the title in NASCAR's premiere series on Sunday in the series season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Driving the No. 2 Miller Lite Dodge...

2012-11-16 16:22:38

DETROIT, Nov. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Local 4 invites you to celebrate the spirit of the season with the 86(th) America's Thanksgiving Parade live from Woodward Avenue. WDIV-TV Local 4, the official television station of America's Thanksgiving Parade, brings home the excitement and grand spectacle of balloons, bands, celebrities and floats in High-Definition like no one else can. Hosted by Carmen Harlan, Devin Scillian, Chuck Gaidica, Guy Gordon and Rhonda Walker, Local 4's live...

2012-11-13 16:20:43

DETROIT, Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The General Motors Foundation today unveiled a new float it is sponsoring during America's Thanksgiving Parade®, An 86 Year Tradition, on Thursday, Nov. 22. With a theme of "Education Fuels Tomorrow's Innovators," the float showcases the Foundation's commitment to investing in America's youth - the next generation of innovators. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121113/DE11879 ) "Our new float is a celebration of the GM Foundation's many...