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2014-01-30 12:24:49

Ben Bailey to lead WDIV-Local 4's Meteorology Team DETROIT, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chuck Gaidica will step down as the Director of Meteorology after 27 years at WDIV-Local 4. This change will occur in August of 2014. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140130/DE55663-a)(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140130/DE55663-b) "It is a privilege to be a part of Local 4 and have the career in meteorology and broadcasting that I have. It has been a long and...

2013-11-27 16:25:02

Local 4 is #1 at 4 p.m., 5 p.m., 6 p.m. and Late News DETROIT, Nov. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With one day left to go in the November 2013 Nielsen rating period, WDIV-TV Local 4 is on the brink of scoring first place finishes in key newscasts, afternoons, access and late night programming. Further, NBC/WDIV prime programming is tied for 1(st) place and 6 a.m. morning news has grown significantly year-to-year, while the competition has seen marked share declines. WDIV-TV Local 4's 1(st) place...

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...

2013-08-08 12:25:03

News and talk program premieres Monday, Aug. 12 at 11 a.m. DETROIT, Aug. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- WDIV-TV Local 4, Detroit's top-rated television station, launches a new hour-long news and talk program called "Live in the D" debuting Monday, August 12 at 11 a.m. "Live in the D" will focus on local and national news and will explore the intersections of culture, entertainment and lifestyle, and how it affects life in Metro Detroit. It will have the elements of a daytime newscast with...

2013-07-11 16:24:15

Cassimy to team up with Rhonda Walker as co-anchor of Local 4 News Today DETROIT, July 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- WDIV-TV Local 4 today announced that Evrod Cassimy will join the newly named morning newscast, Local 4 News Today, beginning Aug. 12. Cassimy will co-anchor 4:30 a.m. - 7 a.m. weekdays alongside current anchor Rhonda Walker. Cassimy is currently the morning anchor and reporter for CBS4 News in Denver. There, he has covered several big stories including the Aurora movie...

2013-07-01 16:23:32

News and talk program premieres Aug. 12 at 11 a.m. DETROIT, July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- WDIV-TV Local 4, Detroit's top-rated television station, announces a new hour-long news and talk program called "Live in the D" scheduled to debut on Aug. 12 at 11 a.m. "Live in the D" will focus on local and national news and will explore the intersections of culture, entertainment and lifestyle, and how it affects life in Metro Detroit. It will have the elements of a daytime newscast with...

2013-06-19 12:24:35

National and local celebrities judge Super Singer competition DETROIT, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Local 4 News anchors Carmen Harlan, Devin Scillian and Chuck Gaidica host this three-hour primetime special, live on Local 4, from an exclusive rooftop venue overlooking the Detroit River. The Ford Fireworks is the highest rated local television event of the summer and one of the world's largest fireworks displays. New this year, the return of WDIV-TV Local 4's popular Super Singer...

2013-05-17 16:23:57

Online Auditions Now Through May 22 DETROIT, May 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Anyone who dreams of performing in front of an audience of hundreds of thousands won't want to miss the online auditions for Local 4's Super Singer contest. Click here to enter WDIV-TV Local 4's Super Singer is a vocal competition for those who are seven years of age and older. Five semi-finalists will perform at the Official VIP Rooftop Party hosted by The Parade Company. The performances will be broadcast...

2013-05-13 12:27:48

DETROIT, May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- WDIV-TV Local 4 announces a new app to help metro Detroiters start their day with the latest news, weather, traffic and more. The "Wake Up With Local 4" App is available for iPhone in the Apple App store by searching WDIV, and will be available soon for Android devices. The new app allows viewers to watch Local 4 News Morning LIVE from the palm of their hand. Plus, the alarm clock feature lets them wake up to special messages from the Local 4 News team...