Luke’s Summer of 2014 Backyard BBQ

Luke’s Back Yard BBQ on Channel 8 Eyewitness News

Channel 8 KLKN-TV is seeking backyards to be featured in our Backyard Bar-B-Q segments during the Channel 8 Eyewitness News.  This is a great opportunity to treat your family and friends to a backyard feast by applying to be the host for Channel 8 Eyewitness News Backyard BBQ with Chief Meteorologist Luke Dorris sponsored by Woods Bros. Realty, Home Real Estate, and Super Saver 

Each Thursday from June 5 through August 28, Luke takes his live weathercast on the road, (weather permitting) during Channel 8 Eyewitness News at SixSuper Saver will provide the food for the person selected and and up to 8 guests.  Entrants must have a grill in working condition to qualify.   Applications must be received before August 15. There will be no BYBBQ on July 3rd.

To apply to be a host, send a postcard to Backyard BBQ, KLKN-TV, 3240 South Tenth Street, Lincoln, NE 68502, or send an email to , with Backyard BBQ as the subject of the email. You must provide your name, address and day and night telephone number. 

To be eligible to host a Backyard BBQ, the selected person’s home must be within the range of the Channel 8 Eyewitness News Live Truck.  Applicants will be selected based upon location so that different areas of Lincoln can be represented.  There may be occasions when Luke Dorris would not be able to attend.  In the event of severe weather or another news event, the event may be taped for broadcast at another time, canceled or rescheduled.

Categories: Channel 8 Eyewitness News Weather