CLARENCE, NY (wbbz.tv) Chris Musial, President and General Manager of WBBZ-TV, is proud to announce that “Beat The Champ,” will roll from Jamestown Bowling Company in Jamestown, Saturday April 28th at 4p.m. (with an encore the following Sunday at 11p.m.).
Watch these hometown bowlers compete: Returning Champ Steve Dorobiala from West Seneca; Tom Sorce from Blasdell; Joseph Doxbeck from Buffalo; and Rusty Martin from Jamestown.
“Beat The Champ” originally aired for decades on Channel 4 with legendary hosts Chuck Healy and Van Miller. While it has not been seen for close to twenty years, the competition remains one of the longest running bowling programs on television.
Veteran sportscaster Paul Peck returns as co-host. After spending decades at WIVB-TV Channel 4, Paul is now partners with Kevin Sylvester with BuffaloSportsPage.com, with a Saturday morning radio show airing from 10am until Noon on WECK 1230AM and 102.9FM. Greater Buffalo USBC Association Hall of Fame bowler Sue Nawojski joins Peck at the broadcast desk. Janelle Sabin keeps the numbers on the Castilone Jeep, Chrysler, Plymouth Scoreboard. The owner of Jamestown Bowling Company and professional bowler, Jim Mee, joins us as a guest analyst.
Check out the photo below to see the qualifier dates for Manor Lanes 2:
“Beat The Champ” is produced by WBBZ-TV in cooperation with the WNY Bowling Proprietors. Information can also be found at the station website, www.wbbz.tv.
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 99 (HD 1230); Olean Channel 21 (HD 1230); Fredonia – Jamestown Channel 72 (HD 1230); Alfred- Angelica- Avoca- Bath- Bolivar Friendship- Hornell Channel 71 (HD 1230).
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