First Block on Local 4: Stories that matter to you

Watch First Block Friday, Sept. 20th at 8 p.m.

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DETROIT - In the second episode of First Block, viewers get a look inside the vast storage facilities at The Henry Ford, to discover some of the priceless historical treasures that are not on display.  Meet a photographer on a mission to visit every grocery store in the city of Detroit, with a specific shopping list in mind.  And find out what it's like to actually audition for Jeopardy!  See how Jeopardy! producers choose the game show's next contestants when they come to town.  

You can catch 'First Block' Friday September 20th at 8 p.m. on Local 4.

READ: Premiere of 'First Block' in June 2013

The show's title refers to the "first block" of a TV show – the segment you see before the first commercial break, where the most important stories go.  Local 4's creative programming team decided to make each and every story worthy of being a first block story, and that's how the concept was born.  Extraordinary stories told by Local 4 anchors and reporters, in a provocative and compelling new way.

Local 4 has been a longstanding supporter of local programming, producing shows like America's Thanksgiving Parade; The Fireworks; The Auto Show; Arts, Beats and Eats and Dateline Detroit.  First Block is another in a series of WDIV-TV Local 4's community efforts.

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To explore the storage spaces at The Henry Ford for themselves by searching their database:

To see more artwork by photographer Noah Stephens check this website:

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