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The program featured a mix of cartoons and westerns with Cummings performing magic tricks with other acts in front of a live audience. Hunt with his sidekick chimpanzee Bongo Bailey hosted cartoons and taught viewers about various wildlife.
Hunt moved to Africa in and managed a wildlife preserve in Kenya responsible for saving some species from extinction.
The hour-long show included games, contests, and interviews with the biggest stars of the time including Lucille Ball and Red Skelton. Deminghosted WJBK's assorted sci-fi and horror movies on Saturday afternoons; the humorous character became a popular figure in Detroit television.
The weekly minute show hosted by Roman Catholic priest Raymond Schlinkert featured lectures and advice about marriage and family life. The program was syndicated to several other U.
McCarthy hosted an evening interview show with newsmakers and people of interest called JP, as well as a similar program in the early s entitled In Person with J.
He also previously hosted sports interview show specials through the s. Bonds eventually would end up anchoring and reporting on WJBK's newscasts. As the flagship station of Detroit Tigers baseball from the s to the s, it would preempt network programming to televise games.
From until the early s, the station would air its own local morning newscast from 7 to 8 a. ET to 10 a.
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After the affiliation switch, WJBK maintained its existing schedule, with the exception of the expansion of its news programming including the move and conversion of its 11 p.
As Fox offered less network programming, especially during the daytime hours, WJBK would fill its schedule with more syndicated programs and off-network reruns. However, the station, like its fellow former New World stations, never ran the Fox Kids children's programming block. Init was the first television station in Michigan to broadcast live Detroit Tigers baseball and Detroit Lions football games.
Previously the Red Wings aired on the station various times between and through broadcast rights held by CBS and again from to through Fox's contract with the NHL. Except for the first three months of the seasonit has been the unofficial regular-season "home" station of the Lions ever since.
However, regular season home games are subject to the NFL's local television blackout policy. This occurred five times during the Lions' winless season of when five home games were blacked out due to low ticket sales. However, inthe NFL decided to lift the blackout rules on an experimental basis, meaning that Lions games were shown on Channel 2 regardless of ticket sales; this policy was continued the next season in as well, and has continued indefenitely as of In previous years, WJBK had also televised Lions preseason games as the flagship station of the Detroit Lions Television Network and produced pregame and postgame shows.
Ray Lane would be paired with Hall of Fame announcer Ernie Harwell on Tigers' radio broadcasts from to ; and current sports director Dan Miller performs radio play by play for the Lions.
The station also has SNG mobile satellite uplink capability.
Scripps Companyestablished an LNS in all markets where both companies own stations. The stations pool newsgathering resources and share video during coverage of general news events.
Also by this time WDIV's new owners, Post-Newsweek Stationswere making aggressive changes to bolster its station's image and ratings from third place. Bymanagement at WJBK replaced most of the staff, which sank the station's news ratings further into third place, from where it would almost never recover.
At the same time, the station also became Detroit's first television station to launch a weekend morning newscast. The station would also begin to simulcast its late newscast on WADL, which lasted until It would also be among the first television stations in the country to air obituaries in during the Detroit newspaper strike.
It has retained a news schedule similar to the one it had as a CBS affiliate. The minute 11 p. The weekend 6 p.
WJBK now had a late local newscast in first place as it immediately overtook the hour-long 10 p. Eventually, WJBK would drop the 4 p.Detroit’s history of industrial decline and financial failure has culminated in bankruptcy.
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