TV specials from the show floor
Tuesday, February 3, 2009
This year on February 14, local media outlets including NBC 5 Chicago, WGN-TV and Telemundo Chicago will continue to host their annual Chicago Auto Show special programs with exclusive coverage from the show floor. The television specials will highlight concept cars and the best of the show while providing full show coverage.
NBC 5 Chicago will air the 2009 Chicago Auto Show special in HD live at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 14. The fast paced hour-long show will take viewers on a visit to the show floor. This annual broadcast will include NBC 5 personalities Brant Miller, Ginger Zee, LeeAnn Trotter, Paula Faris, Charlie Wojciechowski, Art Norman and Matt Rodewald. The show will also be streamed live on NBCCHICAGO.COM. An encore will air on NBC 5 on Sunday, Feb. 15 at 11:05 p.m. This year marks the 11th consecutive year that NBC 5 is live from the Chicago Auto Show. The station’s coverage has been honored with nine local Emmy awards.
WGN-TV, in cooperation with John Davis and the MotorWeek team, will begin their hour-long special at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 14. The program will feature its annual concept car report as well as full coverage of the show. The program’s talent includes John Davis from MotorWeek, teamed up with Marcella Raymond and Valerie Warner. The TV special is in HD and an encore presentation is also scheduled.
Telemundo Chicago will host an up-close-and-personal tour of the Chicago Auto Show in a special half-hour show “Road to the Auto Show” scheduled to air on Saturday, Feb. 14 at 10:30 p.m. with an encore presentation airing on Sunday, Feb. 15 at 5 p.m. Hosts Oscar Guzman and Nelly Carreño will highlight the family-friendly offerings, great automobile deals and information on environmentally-friendly vehicles.