CLARENCE, NY (wbbz.tv) Chris Musial, President and General Manager of WBBZ-TV, is proud to announce that “Beat The Champ,” will air from Transit Lanes in Williamsville on WNY’s only TV Bowling Show, Saturday May 18th at 4p.m. ( with an encore Sunday at 11p.m.)
Co-hosts Paul Peck, and Hall of Fame bowler Sue Nawojski are back at the broadcast desk, with Janelle Sabin on the scoreboard.
Hometown bowlers competing this week in the “Transit Lanes Challenge” this week are A.J. Swannie of Williamsville; Desron “Spoon” Witherspoon from Buffalo; Tim Frenz of Williamsville; and Mike Zarcone of Tonawanda!
“Beat The Champ” originally aired for decades on Channel 4 with legendary hosts Chuck Healy and Van Miller. WBBZ-TV brought the popular program back in January of 2016 with the support of the Bowling Proprietors of Western New York. The competition remains one of the longest running bowling programs on television.
Qualifiers will soon roll from the Tonawanda Bowling Center for the next series of games. Connect with information on the “Beat The Champ” Facebook page, @beatthechamptv on Twitter, and www.wbbz.tv
Veteran sportscaster Paul Peck is co-host. After spending decades as a television sportscaster, Paul is now partners with Kevin Sylvester with BuffaloSportsPage.com, and serves as the voice of the “UB Bulls!” Greater Buffalo USBC Association Hall of Fame bowler Sue Nawojski joins Peck at the broadcast desk. Janelle Sabin, keeps the numbers on the Castilone Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram Scoreboard.
“Beat The Champ” is produced by WBBZ-TV in cooperation with the WNY Bowling Proprietors.
WBBZ is seen throughout Western New York over-the-air on digital channel 67.1. Ch. 5 on Verizon FiOS (HD 505); Ch. 5 Dish; Ch. 67 DirecTV, and these Cable channels: Buffalo – Niagara Falls Metro area: Channel 5 (HD 1230); Batavia – Genesee, Wyoming, Orleans Counties Channel 71 (HD 1230); Parts of Erie and Niagara Counties Channel 71 (HD 1230); Dunkirk Channel 5 (HD 1230); Olean Channel 5 (HD 1230); Fredonia – Jamestown Channel 72 (HD 1230); Alfred- Angelica- Avoca- Bath- Bolivar Friendship- Hornell Channel 5 (HD 1230).
WBBZ-TV is WNY’s only locally owned and operated television station. 4545 Transit Road, suite 750 Williamsville, NY 14221. 716-630-9229. www.wbbz.tv “Like” WBBZ-TV on Facebook. Follow the conversation @WBBZ on Twitter