Watch CW 56 Boston Online

Watch CW 56 Boston Online


CW 56 Boston

Cambridge/Boston, Massachusetts
United States
City Cambridge, Massachusetts
Branding CW56 (general)
7 News (newscasts)
Channels Digital: 42 (UHF)
(shared with WHDH; to move to 35 (UHF))
Virtual: 56 (PSIP)
  • .1: 1080i 16:9 WLVI-DT
  • .2: 480i 4:3 BUZZR
  • .1: The CW
  • .2: Buzzr
Owner Sunbeam Television
First air date August 31, 1953 (65 years ago) (1953-08-31)
Call letters’ meaning LVI (56 in Roman numerals; former analog channel number and current PSIP number)
Living 56
Sister station(s) WHDH
Former callsigns
  • WTAO-TV (1953–1965)
  • WXHR-TV (1965–1966)
  • WKBG-TV (1966–1974)
Former channel number(s)
  • Analog:
  • 56 (UHF, 1953–2009)
Former affiliations
  • Primary:
  • DuMont (1953–1956)
  • ABC (1953–1956)
  • Independent (1962, 1966–1995)
  • The WB (1995–2006)
  • Secondary:
  • NBC (2006–2016)
Transmitter power 1,000 kW
Height 288 m (945 ft)
Facility ID 73238
Transmitter coordinates 42°18′41″N 71°13′0″W / 42.31139°N 71.21667°W / 42.31139; -71.21667Coordinates: 42°18′41″N 71°13′0″W / 42.31139°N 71.21667°W / 42.31139; -71.21667
Licensing authority FCC
Public license information: Profile


Detailed Antenna Reception Information For CW 56 Boston


State Massachusetts
Country USA
Virtual Channel 56
RF Channel 41
Effective Radiated Power (ERP) 550 kW
Height Above Average Terrain (HAAT) 345m
Latitude 42.30329895019531
Longitude -71.21890258789062
Radiation Center-above Mean Sea Level (RCAMSL) 388m
Callsign WLVI
MHZ 632
Network Affiliation CW
Contact Street 1 7 Bulfinch Place
Contact City Boston
Contact State MA
Contact Zip 02114
Contact Phone 617-725-0777
Additional Data FCC Station Information


CW 56 Boston is a TV broadcaster located in Boston, MA. It’s an entertainment channel that airs a varied schedule of daytime and primetime programs, including talk shows, and movies. You can watch the channel online via its video-on-demand collection, updated regularly.

Name: CW 56 Boston
Location: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Genre: Entertainment > General Entertainment
Website: CW 56 Boston WLVI Homepage

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CW 56 Boston WLVI is owned by Sunbeam Television. It is a member of the CW network.

Contact the Station

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By mail: 7 Bulfinch Pl Boston, MA 02114-2904. Phone: 647-248-5400. Fax: 617-248-5386. Email: [email protected]