2017

 
 

PHOTOS: 65th Annual Meguiar’s Detroit Autorama @ Cobo Center

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo and Garrett Godwin were LIVE at Cobo Center for the 65th annual Meguiar’s Detroit Autorama. See all of the coolest hot rods and customs including competition for the coveted Ridler Award! You’ll see the Batmobile car, the General Lee car and the Trans Am from “Smokey and the Bandit.” It is called “America’s Greatest Hot Rod Show” with more than 800 custom cars, trucks and motorcycles. Check back for more great photos… For tickets and more information, visit https://autorama.com/attend/detroit


WATCH: “The Dukes of Hazzard” and “Smokey and the Bandit” movie cars featured at 2017 Detroit Autorama

TweetAmericaJR’s Garrett Godwin reports from Cobo Center for the 65th annual Detroit Autorama. It is called “America’s Greatest Hot Rod Show” with more than 800 custom cars, trucks and motorcycles. In this video, watch as Garrett describes the No. 01 General Lee car from “The Dukes of Hazzard.” He also talked about the Trans Am from the movie “Smokey and the Bandit.” You’ll also see an interview with attendee Tyler Russler from Findlay, Ohio. Stay tuned for a second video tomorrow from the Detroit Autorama…   Reporting by Garrett Godwin;Read More


‘The Dukes of Hazzard’ and the General Lee at AutoRama

TweetDETROIT — CBS made viewers fast and furious every Friday night with The Dukes of Hazzard, as the General Lee jump-starts the 65th anniversary of AutoRama late Friday morning. The General Lee is the hero car that helped cousins Bo (John Schneider) and Luke Duke (Tom Wopat) avoid the ‘speed traps’ of Sheriff Rosco P. Coltrane (James Best), who was forever in ‘hot pursuit’ of chasing those good ‘ol boys who never mean no harm in fighting Hazzard’s corrupt system as a two modern-day Robin Hood: one-armed bandits against greedyRead More


PHOTOS: 2017 Cottage & Lakefront Living Show and Outdoorama in Novi, MI

TweetAmericaJR’s Gloria and Jerome Rzucidlo were LIVE at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Mich. for the 2017 Cottage & Lakefront Living Show and Outdoorama. Here in the Great Lakes State…the cottage is a tradition that’s handed down from one generation to the next.   Whether you own a cottage, are looking to purchase, or rent, or your primary home is on the water, this show is for you.  Shop and compare designers, furnishings, lakefront builders and realtors, boats and docks, vacation services and financing, all in one place, all readyRead More


89th Annual Academy Awards (Oscars): Nominees List

TweetAmericaJR has compiled the nominees of the most popular award categories for the 89th annual Academy Awards (Oscars). The 89th Oscars will be held on Sunday, February 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre® at Hollywood & Highland Center® in Hollywood, and will be broadcast live on the ABC Television Network at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT.  The Oscars, produced by De Luca and Todd and hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, also will be televised in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.  Additionally, “The Oscars: All Access” live stream from theRead More


Friday’s New CD/Album Releases for 2/24

TweetLook for these new CDs/albums to hit store shelves on Friday, February 24, 2017: Aaron Watson Vaquero Acceptance Colliding By Design Balto Strangers Brian Owens The Soul of Ferguson Children Of Alice Children Of Alice [Broadcast’s James Cargill, Roj Stevens and Julian House] Clap Your Hands Say Yeah The Tourist Crystal Fairy Crystal Fairy [Buzz Osborne, Dale Crover, Omar Rodriguez-López, & Teri Gender Bender] Dams Of The West Youngish American [Vampire Weekend’s Chris Tomson solo project] David Bowie No Plan [EP] [Physical release] Dirty Projectors Dirty Projectors Froth Outside (briefly)Read More


Movie Monday: Upcoming Movie Releases for Friday, Feb. 24

TweetLook for these movies to hit the box office on Friday, February 24, 2017: “Get Out” Rated R. 103 minutes. Horror. -Allison Williams, Lakeith Stanfield, Catherine Keener, Danel Kaluuya; Director: Jordan Peele “Collide” Rated PG-13. 99 minutes. Action, Thriller. -Nicholas Hoult, Felicity Jones, Anthony Hopkins, Ben Kingsley; Director: Eran Creevy “Rock Dog” Rated PG. 80 minutes. Animation, Comedy, Family. -Luke Wilson, Eddie Izzard, J.K. Simmons, Lewis Black; Director: Ash Brannon “Bitter Harvest” Rated R. 103 minutes. Drama, Romance, War. -Max Irons, Terence Stamp, Barry Pepper, Samantha Barks; Director: George MendelukRead More


PHOTOS: 59th annual Detroit Boat Show @ Cobo Center — Part Three

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo was LIVE at Cobo Center for the 59th annual Detroit Boat Show. But this show isn’t just all about the boats – join more than 60,000 boaters expected to attend for a full day of fun with promotions, giveaways and more! More than 30 New 2017 Model Introductions from 10 to 50ft, exciting PWC Simulator, anamorphic chalk art, meet a mermaid, contests and prizes, water rollerz, kids build-a-boat activity center and much more! Laugh yourself silly with the cooking comedy duo of Mac and the Big Cheese.Read More


PHOTOS: 2017 Detroit Boat Show @ Cobo Center — Part Two

TweetAmericaJR’s Gloria and Jerome Rzucidlo were LIVE at Cobo Center for the 59th annual Detroit Boat Show. But this show isn’t just all about the boats – join more than 60,000 boaters expected to attend for a full day of fun with promotions, giveaways and more! More than 30 New 2017 Model Introductions from 10 to 50ft, exciting PWC Simulator, anamorphic chalk art, meet a mermaid, contests and prizes, water rollerz, kids build-a-boat activity center and much more! The Detroit Boat Show runs February 11-19 at Cobo Center. Show Hours:Read More


WATCH: Big debuts from the 2017 Chicago Auto Show @ McCormick Place

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo reports from McCormick Place for the 2017 Chicago Auto Show. In this video, watch for some of this year’s biggest reveals from the auto show. You’ll learn more about the 2018 Hyundai Elantra  GT, 2018 Subaru Legacy, 2017 Nissan Titan XD King Cab, 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Limited Edition, and the 2017 Ram 1500 Night Edition. We’ll also have an excerpt from GM President Dan Ammann’s speech to the Economic Club of Chicago. He discussed his ride in an autonomous Chevrolet Bolt EV on the streets ofRead More