NBC Chicago and Telemundo planning weeklong consumer series

Chicago TV

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NBC’s owned stations in Chicago are planning a weeklong effort to address consumer complaints.

NBC O&O and WMAQ and Telemundo O&O WSNS will feature consumer investigative reporters Lisa Parker and Zully Ramírez from “NBC 5 Responds” and “Telemundo Chicago Responde.”

The stations will report on viewers’ top consumer issues during the stations’ afternoon and evening newscasts beginning Monday, Sept. 9, 2010 through Sept. 12.

The stations’ weeklong efforts will culminate with a live on-air and digital chat on Friday, Sept. 13 from 4pm to 6:30 p.m. featuring Parker and Ramirez and local consumer experts answering questions from viewers.