28 Jun WGN-TV To Air “Chicago’s Summer Blast” July 4th At 9:30pm From Navy Pier
June 28, 2017 – Chicago’s Very Own WGN-TV will air “Chicago’s Summer Blast” on Tuesday, July 4th at 9:30pm CT, featuring the Independence Day Fireworks LIVE from Navy Pier. The half-hour special will immediately follow an abbreviated “WGN News at Nine.” Hosted by WGN’s Dean Richards, “Chicago’s Summer Blast” will cover all the sights and sounds of America’s birthday celebration from one of Chicago’s largest tourist attractions. In addition to the fireworks presentation, “Chicago’s Summer Blast” will also showcase other Fourth of July celebrations.
The special will also be streamed live on WGNTV.com at 9:30pm CT and encore on CLTV at 11:00pm CT.
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WGN News programs more local news than any other Chicago TV station, and can be seen on WGN-TV, CLTV, WGNTV.com and the WGN-TV News and Live apps. WGN 9.2 is Chicago’s home of Tribune Broadcasting’s classic TV network Antenna TV and WGN 9.3 is Chicago’s This TV movie network affiliate. WGN-TV is a Tribune Broadcasting station. For more information on Chicago’s Very Own WGN-TV, go to WGNTV.com
CONTACT: Diana Dionisio