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Jul 20, 2015, 19:28 ET

Dish Satellite customers about to lose WDIV-TV Local 4

 WDIV-TV Local 4 is about to go dark for all DISH TV subscribers.   The satellite provider has been unwilling to strike a reasonable...

Jul 08, 2015, 14:53 ET
Ruth Spencer

WDIV anchor Ruth Spencer to retire at the end of 2015

Detroit's NBC affiliate announced today that anchor and consumer reporter Ruth Spencer will "sign off" for the last time in December 2015 as she...

Jun 17, 2015, 12:29 ET

WDIV-TV Local 4 and The Parade Company will dazzle metro Detroiters June 22 at 8 p.m. with live broadcast of "The Ford Fireworks"

 Local 4, Detroit's Big Event Station, is getting ready to bring the metro Detroit community some big summertime fun. Movie star Terry Crews,...

Apr 23, 2015, 12:43 ET

Local 4 Wins Two Prestigious 2015 Regional Murrow Awards

 The Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) announced Thursday the regional winners of the prestigious Edward R. Murrow award....

Nov 20, 2014, 12:26 ET

America's Thanksgiving Parade presented by Art Van Only on WDIV-TV Local 4 - Thursday, Nov. 27 at 9 a.m.

WDIV-TV Local 4 is the official television station of America's Thanksgiving Parade presented by Art Van. The annual live broadcast from...

May 27, 2014, 23:15 ET

Exclusive New WDIV/The Detroit News Poll: Gary Peters leads Terri Lynn Land; Gov. Snyder ahead of Mark Schauer

 Democratic congressman Gary Peters leads Republican candidate Terri Lynn Land by slight margin of 4.3% according to a WDIV-Local 4/The Detroit...

Jan 30, 2014, 09:45 ET
Chuck Gaidica, WDIV-TV Local 4.  (PRNewsFoto/WDIV-Local 4)

Chuck Gaidica To Step Down As Chief Weathercaster On WDIV-Local 4

 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. (...

Jul 11, 2013, 16:34 ET

Evrod Cassimy Joins WDIV-TV Local 4 as Morning Anchor

WDIV-TV Local 4 today announced that Evrod Cassimy will join the newly named morning newscast, Local 4 News Today, beginning Aug. 12.  Cassimy...

Apr 15, 2013, 12:53 ET

WDIV-TV Local 4 Presents Michigan School Expo April 20 From Noon-6pm At Oakland Mall

From pre-school to post-grad, local education providers will join together at the 2013 Michigan School Expo on Saturday, April 20, from Noon until...

Mar 20, 2013, 13:54 ET

The Education Nation On-The-Road tour kicks off in Detroit! March 22-29

 Education Nation is a partnership between WDIV-Local 4 and NBC to bring local leaders and educators together to discuss critical education...

Jan 24, 2013, 17:05 ET

WDIV Local 4 Announces "Ellen" To Move to 3 p.m. As Part Of A New Daytime Lineup

 There will be more laughs in the afternoon starting Monday, February 4th when The Ellen DeGeneres Show moves to 3 p.m.  WDIV has...

Nov 16, 2012, 13:40 ET

Local 4 Is Proud To Be The Official Station Of America's Thanksgiving Parade!

Local 4 invites you to celebrate the spirit of the season with the 86th America's Thanksgiving Parade live from Woodward Avenue.  WDIV-TV...

Sep 19, 2012, 23:20 ET

WDIV-TV and The Detroit News Exclusive Poll: Lead Grows to Double Digits for Democrats in Race for Michigan

 A new exclusive WDIV Local 4 and The Detroit News poll reveals that President Barack Obama now holds a 52.0% to 38.0% lead...

Nov 16, 2000, 00:00 ET

WDIV Local 4 Takes America's Thanksgiving Parade Around the World

DETROIT, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Detroit's time honored tradition, America's Thanksgiving Parade, is going global this year. The sights and...