Watch News 4 Buffalo WIVB CBS Online

Watch News 4 Buffalo WIVB CBS Online


News 4 Buffalo WIVB CBS

Buffalo/Niagara Falls, New York/
Niagara Falls, Ontario
United States/Canada
CityBuffalo, New York
BrandingWIVB 4 (general)
News 4 (newscasts)
SloganWe’re 4 Buffalo (general)
Western New York’s News Leader (newscasts)
ChannelsDigital: 32 (UHF)
(shared with WNLO)
Virtual: 4 (PSIP)
Subchannels4.1 CBS
4.2 Laff (also on WKBW-DT2)
AffiliationsCBS (1949–present)
OwnerNexstar Media Group
(Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.)
First air dateMay 14, 1948 (70 years ago) (1948-05-14)
Call letters’ meaningWe’re IV (4) Buffalo (former analog channel number and current PSIP number)
Sister station(s)WNLO
Former callsignsWBEN-TV (1948–1977)
Former channel number(s)4 (VHF analog, 1948–2009)
39 (UHF digital, until 2018)
Former affiliationsNBC (1948–1954; secondary from 1949)
ABC (secondary, 1948–1956)
DuMont (secondary, 1948–1955)
Transmitter power1000 kW
Height303 m (994 ft)
Facility ID7780
Transmitter coordinates43°1′48.2″N 78°55′14.1″W / 43.030056°N 78.920583°W / 43.030056; -78.920583
Licensing authorityFCC
Public license information:Profile


Detailed Antenna Reception Information For News 4 Buffalo WIVB CBS


StateNew York
Virtual Channel4
RF Channel39
Effective Radiated Power (ERP)790 kW
Height Above Average Terrain (HAAT)417m
Radiation Center-above Mean Sea Level (RCAMSL)813m
Network AffiliationCBS
Contact Street 1WIVB-TV
Contact Street 22077 Elmwood Avenue
Contact CityBuffalo
Contact StateNY
Contact Zip14207
Contact Phone716-874-4410
Additional DataFCC Station Information


News 4 Buffalo is a TV station in Buffalo, NY. It’s a local news and entertainment station that broadcasts local news, weather, traffic, sports, and lifestyle programs. In addition to being known as News 4 Buffalo WIVB CBS, it’s also called simply by its FCC call sign WIVB. You can watch the station online via the News 4 Buffalo live stream and its collection of videos, updated regularly.

Name: News 4 Buffalo WIVB CBS
Call Sign: WIVB
Location: Buffalo, New York, United States
Genre: Local News, Entertainment
Website: News 4 Buffalo Homepage

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News 4 Buffalo is owned by Media General. It is an affiliate of the network CBS network. As an affiliate, Buffalo 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: 2077 Elmwood Ave Buffalo, NY 14207-1975. Phone: 716-874-4410. Fax: 716-874-8173. Email:

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