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Nashville, Tennessee
United States
BrandingNewsChannel 5
NewsChannel 5+ (on DT2)
SloganYour News and Information Leader
ChannelsDigital: 25 (UHF)
(to move to 36 (UHF))
Virtual: 5 (PSIP)
Subchannels5.1 CBS
5.2 NewsChannel 5+
5.3 Laff
Translators5 (VHF) Nashville
OwnerE. W. Scripps Company
(Scripps Broadcasting Holdings LLC)
First air dateAugust 6, 1954 (64 years ago) (1954-08-06)
Call letters’ meaningTeleVision Five
Former callsignsWLAC-TV (1954Β–1975)
Former channel number(s)Analog:
5 (VHF, 1954Β–2009)
56 (UHF, 1999Β–2009)
5 (VHF, 2009Β–2012)
Former affiliationsDT3:
This TV (2009Β–2015)
Transmitter power1000 kW
Height428 m (1,404 ft)
431 m (1,414 ft) (CP)
Facility ID36504
Transmitter coordinates36Β°16?5?N 86Β°47?16?W / 36.26806Β°N 86.78778Β°W / 36.26806; -86.78778
Licensing authorityFCC
Public license information:Profile


Detailed Antenna Reception Information For CBS 5 Nashville WTVF


Virtual Channel5
RF Channel25
Effective Radiated Power (ERP)10.312999725341797 kW
Height Above Average Terrain (HAAT)425m
Radiation Center-above Mean Sea Level (RCAMSL)613m
Network AffiliationCBS
Contact Street 1474 James Robertson Parkway
Contact CityNashville
Contact StateTN
Contact Zip37219
Contact Phone615-244-5000
Additional DataFCC Station Information

Channel 5 Nashville is a TV station in Nashville, TN. It’s a local news and entertainment station that broadcasts local news plus sports, lifestyle shows, and general entertainment. In addition to being known as Channel 5 Nashville WTVF CBS, it’s also called simply by its FCC call sign WTVF. You can watch the station online via the Channel 5 Nashville live stream and its collection of videos, updated regularly.

Name: Channel 5 Nashville WTVF CBS
Call Sign: WTVF
Location: Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Genre: Local News, Entertainment
Website: Channel 5 Nashville Homepage

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Channel 5 Nashville is owned by E.W. Scripps Company. It is an affiliate of the network CBS network. As an affiliate, Nashville CBS 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 CBS.

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: 474 James Robertson Pkwy Nashville, TN 37219-1298. Phone: 615-244-5000. Fax: 615-244-9883. Email: