WXYZ-TV (Detroit) has been designated the official television broadcast partner of the 2016 Woodward Dream Cruise presented by Chevrolet and will broadcast live coverage of the event Saturday, August 20 from 7 to 9 p.m.
Station anchors Stephen Clark and Carolyn Clifford will host the show from a street-side studio along Woodward Avenue in Birmingham. In addition, WXYZ-TV anchors JoAnne Purtan, Glenda Lewis, Alicia Smith, Malcom Maddox, Keenan Smith and Brad Galli will provide live reports from along the route and station meteorologist Dave Rexroth will cruise in a classic Chevy convertible providing live reports as he travels through traffic.
The station will later be syndicating a one-hour special of the event to more than 100 television stations throughout the country. Mike Murri, WXYZ/WMYD Vice President and General Manager said “We’re thrilled to share the excitement of this classic Detroit event with audiences around the country.”
The station will also be streaming live video and give their audience a chance to experience the Dream Cruise through Facebook. In addition, the station has set up a digital garage on their website where classic car owners can show off their rides.