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May 23, 2016, 11:50 ET Jason Carr joining WDIV-Local 4/ClickOnDetroit as Digital Anchor

Jason Carr has been named digital anchor and reporter for WDIV-Local4/ClickOnDetroit.  Along with his online duties, Carr will be joining the...


Nov 27, 2013, 16:48 ET WDIV-TV Local 4 Sweeps to Victory In November

 With one day left to go in the November 2013 Nielsen rating period, WDIV-TV Local 4 is on the brink of scoring first place finishes in key...


Nov 21, 2013, 13:04 ET America's Thanksgiving Parade presented by Art Van can be seen only on WDIV-TV Local 4, Thursday, Nov. 28 at 9 a.m.

 WDIV-TV Local 4 is the official television station of the 87th America's Thanksgiving Parade presented by Art Van. The annual broadcast, live...


Aug 08, 2013, 13:14 ET WDIV-TV Local 4 Launches New Show "Live in the D"

WDIV-TV Local 4, Detroit's top-rated television station, launches a new hour-long news and talk program called "Live in the D" debuting Monday,...


Jul 01, 2013, 13:41 ET WDIV-TV Local 4 Launches New Show "Live in the D"

 WDIV-TV Local 4, Detroit's top-rated television station, announces a new hour-long news and talk program called "Live in the D" scheduled to...


Jun 19, 2013, 12:31 ET WDIV-TV Local 4 and The Parade Company count down to The Ford Fireworks presented by Target - Live Broadcast Monday, June 24, 8 p.m.

 Local 4 News anchors Carmen Harlan, Devin Scillian and Chuck Gaidica host this three-hour primetime special, live on Local 4, from an...


May 17, 2013, 16:53 ET WDIV-TV Local 4 Wants Vocalists To Audition For Fireworks Super Singer Contest

 Anyone who dreams of performing in front of an audience of hundreds of thousands won't want to miss the online auditions for Local 4's Super...


May 13, 2013, 12:41 ET "Wake Up With Local 4" App Now Available For Download

WDIV-TV Local 4 announces a new app to help metro Detroiters start their day with the latest news, weather, traffic and more.  The "Wake Up...


Mar 19, 2013, 15:16 ET WDIV-TV Local 4 News Honored With MAB Awards For Best Newscast, Weather Coverage, and Community Involvement

WDIV-TV Local 4 is proud to be honored for broadcasting excellence in the categories of Newscast, Weathercast and Community Involvement by the...


Jan 14, 2013, 14:31 ET Livestream Video of New Vehicle Unveilings Featured on NAIAS Official Auto Show App Powered by WDIV-TV / ClickOnDetroit.com

 As over 50 new vehicles and concept cars are being unveiled at the 2013 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) today and tomorrow in...


Jan 07, 2013, 15:42 ET WDIV-TV Names Jamie Kaye Walters Director of Creative Services and Programming

 Jamie Kaye Walters has been named Creative Services and Programming Director for WDIV-TV/Local 4.  In this newly created role, she will...


Nov 21, 2012, 16:49 ET WDIV-TV Local 4 Sweeps to Victory In November 2012

 WDIV-TV Local 4 News is the top-rated newscast at 4 p.m., 5 p.m., 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. with one day left to go in the November 2012 Nielsen...


Oct 10, 2012, 23:15 ET WDIV-TV and The Detroit News Exclusive Poll: Democratic Gains Erased in Race for White House

 A new exclusive WDIV Local 4 and The Detroit News poll reveals that President Barack Obama now holds a 6.7% lead over Mitt Romney among likely...


Sep 06, 2012, 08:38 ET Local 4 News and ClickOnDetroit.com Launch Free App for Tracking "Kwame Kilpatrick On Trial" News Updates

 Continuing the commitment to providing the best, most complete news coverage "On air, On Line and On the Go," WDIV-TV Local 4 News and...


May 24, 2012, 18:51 ET WDIV-TV Local 4 News Wins In May Ratings

 WDIV-TV Local 4 News finished #1 at 4 p.m., 5 p.m., 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. in the May 2012 Nielsen ratings period in the Detroit television...


Apr 26, 2012, 14:25 ET WDIV-TV Local 4 Presents Michigan School Expo April 28 - 29 From 12pm-6pm At Oakland Mall

 From pre-school to post-grad, local education providers will join together at the 2012 Michigan School Expo on Saturday, April 28, and Sunday...


Mar 01, 2012, 18:38 ET WDIV-TV Local 4 Is Detroit's #1 Station in February Ratings

 WDIV-TV Local 4 is the #1 station, winning the February 2012 Nielsen ratings period in the Detroit television market from sign on to sign off...


Feb 15, 2012, 23:00 ET WDIV-TV and The Detroit News Exclusive Poll: Rick Santorum Rolls into Michigan with Slim Lead in Mitt Romney's Home State

 National observers have decried that the race for the White House begins in Michigan.  Now, an exclusive WDIV Local 4 and The...


Nov 23, 2011, 16:00 ET WDIV-TV Local 4 News Wins in November Ratings

 WDIV-TV Local 4 News is #1 at 5 p.m., 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. with one day remaining in the November 2011 Nielsen ratings period in the...


Sep 13, 2011, 17:00 ET Mitch Albom Teams With WDIV-TV Local 4 To Launch "The Heart of Detroit"

WDIV-TV Local 4 is proud to announce a new partnership with Mitch Albom, best-selling author, journalist, radio broadcaster and charity director,...


Jul 22, 2011, 17:42 ET WDIV-TV Local 4 Presents Michigan School Expo July 30 - 31 From 12pm-6pm at Oakland Mall

From pre-school to post-grad, local education providers will join together at the premiere of the Michigan School Expo on Saturday, July 30, and...


Jun 21, 2011, 17:00 ET Local 4 and The Parade Company Present 'The Target Fireworks' in High-Definition Monday, June 27 at 8 P.M.

WDIV is proud to be the exclusive television home of The Target Fireworks, the highest-rated local television event of the summer. Live coverage...


May 27, 2011, 11:09 ET WDIV-TV Local 4 News Delivers Dominating Wins at 6pm and 11pm

WDIV-TV Local 4 News scored dominating wins at 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. in the May 2011 Nielsen ratings period of the Detroit television market to reign...


May 10, 2011, 17:38 ET WDIV-TV Local 4 Wins NAB Service to America Award

WDIV-TV Local 4 is being honored above all local broadcast stations in the country with the National Association of Broadcasters Service to America...


Apr 21, 2011, 19:15 ET WDIV-TV Local 4 News Honored with Two 2011 Murrow Awards for Breaking News, Continuing Coverage

WDIV-TV Local 4 has been honored for excellence in journalism by the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA).  This marks the third...