WABC/Channel 7 is taking over as broadcast home of the 67th annual Columbus Day Parade on Monday, October 10th.
“Channel 7 is proud to partner with the parade’s organizer, the Columbus Citizens Foundation, for the largest celebration of Italian American heritage and culture in the world, said WABC-TV president and general manager Dave Davis. “Viewers choose to watch Channel 7 because they know how well we serve their communities. The Columbus Day Parade is a natural fit for us.”
Channel 7′s broadcast will reach more than 7.4 million television households throughout New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania. In addition, the parade will be seen on the Italian television network, RAI International.
Emmy-Award winning CNBC anchor Maria Bartiromo, and entertainer Joe Piscopo are back as parade hosts. Eyewitness News morning anchor Ken Rosato and reporter Lisa Colagrossi will provide updates along the route.