PHILADELPHIA – Dancin' its way back on TV, PHL17 will be celebrating the 30th Anniversary of Dancin' On Air with a totally tubular Thanksgiving special on Thursday, November 24, 2011, 8pm-10pm and rebroadcast from 12am-2am

The station, once known as "The Great Entertainer," promises to deliver one bodacious event! Hosts Eddie Bruce and Andy Gury take us back in time with a look back at classic footage from every year. Special appearances by Mike Rossi and Princess, never before seen footage from the 80s Dance Part at the Electric Factory, and a look back at Dancin' On Air Alumni Kelly Ripa, and more!

Dancin' On Air was broadcast live from October 12, 1981 to December 31, 1987, reaching across seven east coast states. Featuring a mix of reality, music, and dance, Dancin' On Air spearheaded the return of the daily dance show in Philadelphia. Live from PHL17's very own studio, the broadcast was also known to travel on-location to other East Coast favorites such as Penn's Landing, Ocean City, Wildwood, and Hershey Park, to name a few.

Viewers are invited to following the conversation online during the broadcast by liking PHL17 on Facebook and following @PHL17_TV

About Tribune Broadcasting PHL17 serves as the Philadelphia affiliate of MyNetworkTV and is wholly owned by Tribune Company. Tribune is one of the country's leading multimedia companies, operating businesses in publishing, interactive and broadcasting. In publishing, Tribune's leading daily newspapers include the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, The Baltimore Sun, Sun Sentinel (South Florida), Orlando Sentinel, Hartford Courant, The Morning Call and Daily Press. The company's broadcasting group operates 23 television stations, WGN America on national cable and Chicago's WGN-AM. Popular news and information websites complement Tribune's print and broadcast properties and extend the company's nationwide audience.

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