WXYZ unveils commercial for Lions football coverage

(WXYZ) - Hundreds of fans joined us outside Ford Field on Saturday, July 27 to be a part of this year's commercial promoting our coverage of Detroit Lions football.

The promo spot is set to debut shortly on the air and you can watch it now right here on WXYZ.com.

Focusing on our "Lions on 7" theme, the spot features a local drum line and a number of Lions fans as they get set to watch their favorite team in action on the field.

The commercial was produced by WXYZ's award-winning promotions department, led by Dave Baumann, Tom Polk, Aaron Liversedge, Gregg Hepp and Shelly Greenberg.

Over the course of two hours on Saturday, cameras captured the many shots we needed to convey the message and get fans fired up for WXYZ's coverage of the Lions preseason games.

WXYZ will carry all four of the Lions preseason games this summer, beginning with next Friday's opener against the New York Jets.

The Lions preseason game broadcast schedule:

Friday, August 9: New York Jets, 7pm
Thursday, August 15: @ Cleveland Browns, 7pm
Thursday, August 22: New England Patriots, 7pm
Thursday, August 29: @ Buffalo Bills, 6:30pm


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