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ABC 6 News WATE Knoxville

Knoxville, Tennessee
United States
BrandingWATE 6 (general)
6 News (newscasts)
SloganOn Your Side
ChannelsDigital: 26 (UHF)
Virtual: 6 (PSIP)
Subchannels6.1 ABC
6.2 GetTV
6.3 Laff
6.4 Cozi TV
AffiliationsABC (secondary, 1953–1956; primary since 1979)
OwnerNexstar Media Group
(Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.)
First air dateOctober 1, 1953 (64 years ago) (1953-10-01)
Sister station(s)WATN-TV, WJHL-TV, WJKT, WKRN, WLMT
Former callsignsWROL-TV (1953–1955)
Former channel number(s)6 (VHF analog, 1953–2009)
Former affiliationsNBC (1953–1979)
Transmitter power930 kW
Height529.2 m (1,736 ft)
Facility ID71082
Transmitter coordinates36°0′13″N 83°56′34″W / 36.00361°N 83.94278°W / 36.00361; -83.94278
Licensing authorityFCC
Public license information:Profile


Detailed Antenna Reception Information For ABC 6 News WATE Knoxville


Virtual Channel6
RF Channel26
Effective Radiated Power (ERP)930 kW
Height Above Average Terrain (HAAT)529m
Radiation Center-above Mean Sea Level (RCAMSL)839m
Network AffiliationABC
Contact Street 11306 North Broadway Street
Contact CityKnoxville
Contact StateTN
Contact Zip37917
Contact Phone865-637-6666
Additional DataFCC Station Information


Knoxville ABC 6 is a TV station in Knoxville, TN. It’s a local news and entertainment station that broadcasts the latest news, sports, and a variety of entertainment programming. In addition to being known as ABC 6 News WATE Knoxville, it’s also called simply by its FCC call sign WATE. You can watch the station online via the Knoxville ABC 6 live stream and its collection of videos, updated regularly.

Name: ABC 6 News WATE Knoxville
Call Sign: WATE
Location: Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
Genre: Local News, Entertainment
Website: Knoxville ABC 6 Homepage

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Knoxville ABC 6 is owned by Media General. It is an affiliate of the network ABC network. As an affiliate, WATE Knoxville tends to focus its original news coverage on local issues during the traditional morning, mid-day, evening and late-night news slots. To fill in the rest of its broadcasting schedule, the station airs national programs provided by ABC.

Contact the Station

If you’re a public relations rep, you may want to mail some promotional materials to the station or get in touch with a specific member of its team. If you’re a curious viewer, you might be interested in arranging a tour of the station’s facilities. In either case, in addition to the contact info above, here are some more ways to get in touch:
By mail: 1306 N Broadway St Knoxville, TN 37917-6599. Phone: 865-637-6666. Fax: 865-523-3561. Email:

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