E. W. Scripps Company’s WXYZ-TV (Detroit) will broadcast exclusive coverage of the Woodward Dream Cruise (presented by Ford), on Saturday, August 18, from 7 – 9 p.m. Aside from over-the-air coverage, the program will also stream live on the station’s website, mobile app and Facebook page.
In addition, a one-hour version of the program will be syndicated to television stations across the country. That will air nationwide in late August and early September and will reach approximately 80 percent of U.S. households.
WXYZ 7 Action News anchors Carolyn Clifford and Dave LewAllen will host the program from a street-side stage in Birmingham. Anchors Alicia Smith, Keenan Smith, Glenda Lewis and Brad Galli will provide coverage from cruising hot spots along Woodward Avenue, including legendary Mustang Alley in Ferndale. Station Meteorologists Dave Rexroth and Kevin Jeanes will join the fun; Dave will cruise Woodward in a classic Ford and Kevin will introduce viewers to car collectors all along the route. The show will capture the country’s passion for cars as more than 30,000 vehicles and more than one million visitors pack a 9-mile stretch of historic Woodward Avenue to join in the celebration.
An encore broadcast of WXYZ’s Woodward Dream Cruise special will air on WXYZ Sunday, August 19, from 10 a.m. to noon.