Metro Detroit: Newsmakers Mar. 17, 2009




Detroit News:

Television anchorwoman Lila Lazarus and WJBK-TV (Channel 2) have parted ways. "She is no longer with the station. Her contract has not been renewed," a station spokeswoman said Tuesday. When asked why Channel 2 didn't pick up Lazarus' contract, the spokeswoman said WJBK had no comment. Lazarus, a graduate of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, the University of Michigan and Kalamazoo College, joined WJBK in March 2006. While at the local Fox affiliate, Lazarus worked as a morning anchor and health reporter. Before going to WJBK, Lazarus held a very similar job at WDIV-TV (Channel 4) where she worked for 10 years until 2005... Anchorwoman Lila Lazarus dropped from Channel 2 (Tue, 3/17)



WADL TV38 announces classic comedy block

WADL TV-38, marketed as Detroit's Urban TV station, will be adding new programming that includes legendary favorites to the station's spring line-up. The new additions to the classic TV programs the station is already airing will include: I Love Lucy, Happy Days, The Honeymooners, The Beverly Hillbillies and The Andy Griffith Show.

"The Classic Comedy Block will be a great family addition to our programming. These programs bring back great memories and we have the opportunity to make them available to all of our viewers," commented Denise Dody Johnson, WADL Marketing Director.

WYCD Hosts Online Auction For Make-A-Wish: CBS RADIO Country WYCD/DETROIT and GORDON CHEVROLET of DETROIT have partnered up for a special online auction benefiting the MAKE-A-WISH FOUNDATION of MICHIGAN. Bidding is taking place now through APRIL 8th at 11:59p (ET) at, on items like a DISNEY theme park flyaway for two, a guitar autographed by WYCD's "10 MAN JAM" artists and a hockey puck autographed by NICKLAS LIDSTROM of the DETROIT RED WINGS. Click here for more info. For more on the MAKE-A-WISH FOUNDATION of MICHIGAN, visit (Mon, 3/16)







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