Metro Detroit: Newsmakers May 23, 2008




Detroit News:

WTVS-TV , Detroit Public Television (Channel 56), will air a special episode of "Get Up! Get Out!" that explores ways to keep our water clean. Newly produced in partnership with the Clinton River Watershed Council and the Community Telecommunications Network, the special will focus on what "stream leaders" in area school districts and mentors are doing to get more involved in taking care of our local waterways. Hosts Fred Nahhat and Kelley Hamilton join Avondale Meadows students for a day out on the Clinton River at River Woods Park in Auburn Hills. They'll be getting their feet wet looking at some of the creatures and organisms that call the Clinton River home, seeing cool ways that anyone can test just how fast all that water is really running, and testing the water to make sure it's as clean as it should be... Channel 56 explores how to keep local water clean (Fri, 5/23)



Detroit Free Press:

May doesn't end until a week from Saturday but TV's exercise in excess -- the May ratings sweeps -- concluded Wednesday night. The numbers are used to set ad rates in a world where luring advertisers gets more and more difficult. Still, a couple of nuggets for your perusal: WXYZ-TV (Channel 7) had the largest total viewership during the period with a 4.6 rating and a 12% share (each rating point equals 19,254 metro households); WDIV-TV Local 4 was second with a 3.8/10 and WJBK-TV (Channel 2) was third with a 3.6/9... Names and Faces (Fri, 5/23)







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