DETROIT, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- WXYZ-TV revs up for the 16th annual Woodward Dream Cruise with exclusive coverage of the world's largest one-day automotive event. Channel 7's "Woodward Dream Cruise" will be broadcast live on Saturday, August 21, from 7-9 p.m. An encore presentation will air Sunday, August 22, from 8-10 a.m.
Channel 7 anchors Stephen Clark and Diana Lewis will be at the heart of the action from a home base stage just south of Duggans Pub on Woodward Avenue in Royal Oak. The show will also feature reports from Mary Conway, Carolyn Clifford, Don Shane, JoAnne Purtan, Dave Rexroth and Christy McDonald, who will be talking to cruisers and checking out their classics at locations all along Woodward. The program captures the nostalgia of the cruising era of Woodward, and profiles the collectors and car enthusiasts whose passion for the automobile has created and defined Detroit's car culture.
"The Woodward Dream Cruise speaks to the very heart of Detroit and it's passion for the cars it builds," said WXYZ-TV Vice-President and General Manager Ed Fernandez. "WXYZ-TV is proud to be the exclusive television partner of the Cruise as we celebrate Detroit's rich automotive tradition."
WXYZ-TV will provide bumper-to-bumper coverage of the Woodward Dream Cruise throughout the week leading up to the event, and will broadcast Action News live from Woodward Avenue on Thursday, Friday and Saturday morning.
The Woodward Dream Cruise attracts over 1.5 million visitors and more than 40,000 vehicles to legendary Woodward Avenue.
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