35 Years of Svengoolie

Ankin Law Proud to Be a Sponsor of u201cAn Evening with Rich Koz u2013 Celebrating 35 Years as Svengoolieu201d

Chicago, IL, Sept. 4, 2014 u2013 Ankin Law, LLC is proud to be a sponsor of u201cAn Evening with Rich Koz u2013 Celebrating 35 Years As Svengoolie,u201d hosted by The Museum of Broadcast Communications (MBC) and the MeTV Network to honor Rich Koz for his long-standing career as u201cSvengoolieu201d on the MeTV Network.

The event will be held on Friday, October 10, 2014 at 7:00 pm at The Museum of Broadcast Communications, and will include an exclusive interview with Rich Koz, the unveiling of a new u201cSvengoolieu201d exhibit featuring the original coffin and artifacts from the original set, a Halloween Costume contest, and a featured horror film with classic u201cSvengoolieu201d segments.  Koz will also be meeting and greeting his fans as u201cSvengoolieu201d during an autograph session.

u201cRich Koz and his role as u2018Svengoolieu2019 are mainstays of Chicago television history,u201d said Howard Ankin, a partner with Ankin Law, LLC, a sponsor of the event. u201cI am thrilled to be a part of Kozu2019s celebration, where my wife and I will be passing out fake chickens u2013 in true Svengoolie-style u2013 to all attendees.u201d

Rich Koz began working with Jerry G. Bishop, a popular WCFL-AM personality who began the character as u201cSvengoolieu201d in the early seventies. In 1979, Koz returned to WFLD as u201cSon of Svengoolie.u201d Since that time, Koz has portrayed u201cSvengoolieu201d every Saturday night on the MeTV Network along with his delightful cast of characters and humorous antics that involve rubber chickens, horror movies, musical numbers, and parodies.

For his role as u201cSvengoolie,u201d Koz has received eight regional Emmy Awards and was inducted into the prestigious Chicago Television Academyu2019s 2004 u201cSilver Circleu201d for outstanding contributions to Chicago television. Svengoolie has also won several Rondo Awards for u201cFavorite Horror Host,u201d and in May 2011, Svengoolie joined the national MeTV Network. An entire chapter in the popular book u201cChicago TV Horror Movie Shows u2013 from Shock Theatre to Svengoolieu201d is devoted to Kozu2019s career.

Tickets are $35 and can be purchased online at www.museum.tv. A private reception before the event is available for $100.  All proceeds benefit the museum.

You can check the press release here.

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Ankin Law, LLC focuses on helping accident and injury victims obtain financial recovery and workersu2019 compensation benefits. Our Chicago accident lawyers are results-driven and passionate about protecting the rights of injury and accident victims.

About the Museum of Broadcast Communications:

For over 27 years, The Museum of Broadcast Communications (MBC) collects, preserves, and presents historic and contemporary radio and television content as well as educate, inform, and entertain the public through its archives, public programs, screenings, exhibits, publications and online access to its resources.

About Weigel Broadcasting Co:

Weigel Broadcasting Co. and affiliate companies own and operate The U/WCIU-TV 26.1, The U Too/ WCIU-TV 26.2, MeTV/WCIU-TV 26.3, Me-Too/WCIU-TV 26.4, Bounce TV/ WCIU-TV 26.5, WWME-CA 23, WMEU LP 48, Bounce TV/WWME-LD 23.2, TouchVision/WMEU-CD 48.2 in Chicago, IL; CBS/WDJT-TV 58.1, MeTV/WDJT-TV 58.2, This TV/WDJT-TV 58.3, Touchvision/WDJT-TV 58.4, MeTV/WBME-CD 41.1,  WMLW-TV 49.1, Bounce TV/WMLW-TV 49.2, Telemundo-Wisconsin/WMLW-TV 49.4, Telemundo-Wisconsin/WYTU-LD 63.1 in Milwaukee, WI; and ABC/WBND-LD  57.1, MeTV/WBND-LD 57.2, Movies! WBND-LD 58.3, CW/WCWW-TV 25.1, THIS/WCWW-TV 25.2, My Michiana/WMYS-TV 69.1, Telemundo-South Bend/WMYS-LD, 69.2, TouchVision/WMYS-LD 69.3 in South Bend, IN. Weigel Broadcasting Co. also owns The MeTV Network as well as MOVIES! Network, which is a joint venture between Fox Television Stations and Weigel Broadcasting Co.

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