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|Branding||WCVB Channel 5 (general)|
WCVB NewsCenter 5 (newscasts)
|Slogan||Boston’s News Leader|
|Channels||Digital: 20 (UHF)|
(to move to 33 (UHF))
Virtual: 5 (PSIP)
(Hearst Stations Inc.)
|First air date||March 19, 1972 (1972-03-19)|
|Call letters’ meaning||Channel V|
(five in Roman Numerals, former analog and current PSIP channel)
|Former channel number(s)|
|Transmitter power||625 kW|
|Height||390 m (1,280 ft)|
|Public license information:||Profile|
Detailed Antenna Reception Information For Boston ABC Channel 5 WCVB
|Effective Radiated Power (ERP)||625 kW|
|Height Above Average Terrain (HAAT)||390m|
|Radiation Center-above Mean Sea Level (RCAMSL)||433m|
|Nielsen DMA||BOSTON (MANCHESTER)|
|Contact Street 1||5 TV Place|
|Additional Data||FCC Station Information|
WCVB 5 is a TV station in Boston, MA. It’s a local news and entertainment station that broadcasts a varied selection of general entertainment, sports, lifestyle shows, and local news. In addition to being known as WCVB 5 Boston ABC, it’s also called simply by its FCC call sign WCVB. You can watch the station online via the WCVB 5 live stream and its collection of videos, updated regularly.
Name: WCVB 5 Boston ABC
Call Sign: WCVB
Location: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Genre: Local News, Entertainment
Website: WCVB 5 Homepage
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WCVB 5 is owned by Hearst Television. It is an affiliate of the network ABC network. As an affiliate, Boston ABC 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.
See WCVB’s FCC Profile
WCVB 5 has a public information file maintained by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC). To go directly to WCVB’s FCC file, click the FCC link above.
The FCC’s station profile will contain important information about Boston ABC that falls within the public domain. For example, it may disclose such details as political advertisement time the station has sold (or given away), ownership particulars, or pending applications for programming changes.
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 touchâ€”
By mail: 5 Tv Pl Needham, MA 02494-2302. Phone: 781-449-0400. Fax: 781-433-4510. Email: email@example.com