MILWAUKEE – WTMJ RADIO presents "The Hometown Call at Turner Hall" viewing party on Monday, October 15, 2018. The free event will feature a massive movie-screen broadcast at Turner Hall Ballroom of Game 3 of the National League Championship Series between the Milwaukee Brewers and the Los Angeles Dodgers synced to Hall of Famer Bob Uecker’s play-by-play broadcast on WTMJ RADIO and the Associated Bank Brewers Radio Network.
"The Hall of Fame voice of the Brewers on WTMJ is the soundtrack to this magical postseason," said Tom Langmyer, vice president and general manager of WTMJ and WKTI and vice president, news/talk/sports for The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP).
"There’s nothing better than Bob Uecker calling October baseball."
Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with first pitch at 6:39 p.m.
"We had so much fun with the first watch party, we knew we had to do it again," said WTMJ Director of Programming and News Eric Brooks. "We can’t wait to have more fun with the fans."
WTMJ’s Gene Mueller, John Mercure and Steve Scaffidi will emcee the viewing party.
Tavern at Turner Hall will offer a full menu in addition to tailgate food like brats and hot dogs. The revitalization of the iconic restaurant venue at Turner Hall is a collaboration with the Caravan Hospitality Group.
WHO: WTMJ RADIO, The Pabst Theater Group and Tavern at Turner
WHAT: "Hometown Call at Turner Hall" Brewers Playoff Watch Party
WHEN: Monday, October 15 (Doors open at 5:30 p.m. First pitch at 6:39 p.m.)
WHERE: Turner Hall - Downtown Milwaukee, 1034 Vel R. Phillips Avenue
WHY: Hear Bob Uecker and Jeff Levering synced to the national TV broadcast
WTMJ RADIO is the flagship station of the Milwaukee Brewers.
WTMJ is Milwaukee’s heritage radio station. Serving the state of Wisconsin, northern and western Michigan and northern Illinois with its 50,000-watt 620 AM signal, in Milwaukee at 103.3 FM and leading radio website, WTMJ.com. WTMJ is the winner of radio’s highest honor, The National Association of Broadcasters' 2014 Marconi Radio Award as "Station of the Year." The station was also recently awarded “2017 Station of the Year” and “2017 News Operation of the Year” by the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association.
The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) serves audiences and businesses through a growing portfolio of local and national media brands. With 33 television stations, Scripps is one of the nation’s largest independent TV station owners. Scripps runs an expanding collection of national journalism and content businesses, including Newsy, the next-generation national news network; podcast industry leader Midroll Media; and fast-growing national broadcast networks Bounce, Grit, Escape and Laff. Scripps produces original programming including "Pickler & Ben," runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and is the longtime steward of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps has held for decades to the motto, "Give light and the people will find their own way."