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News 4 Buffalo WIVB CBS

Buffalo/Niagara Falls, New York/
Niagara Falls, Ontario
United States/Canada
City Buffalo, New York
Branding WIVB 4 (general)
News 4 (newscasts)
Slogan We’re 4 Buffalo (general)
Western New York’s News Leader (newscasts)
Channels Digital: 32 (UHF)
(shared with WNLO)
Virtual: 4 (PSIP)
Subchannels 4.1 CBS
4.2 Laff (also on WKBW-DT2)
Affiliations CBS (1949–present)
Owner Nexstar Media Group
(Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.)
First air date May 14, 1948 (70 years ago) (1948-05-14)
Call letters’ meaning We’re IV (4) Buffalo (former analog channel number and current PSIP number)
Sister station(s) WNLO
Former callsigns WBEN-TV (1948–1977)
Former channel number(s) 4 (VHF analog, 1948–2009)
39 (UHF digital, until 2018)
Former affiliations NBC (1948–1954; secondary from 1949)
ABC (secondary, 1948–1956)
DuMont (secondary, 1948–1955)
Transmitter power 1000 kW
Height 303 m (994 ft)
Facility ID 7780
Transmitter coordinates 43°1′48.2″N 78°55′14.1″W / 43.030056°N 78.920583°W / 43.030056; -78.920583
Licensing authority FCC
Public license information: Profile


Detailed Antenna Reception Information For News 4 Buffalo WIVB CBS


State New York
Country USA
Virtual Channel 4
RF Channel 39
Effective Radiated Power (ERP) 790 kW
Height Above Average Terrain (HAAT) 417m
Latitude 42.65919876098633
Longitude -78.62580108642578
Radiation Center-above Mean Sea Level (RCAMSL) 813m
Callsign WIVB-TV
MHZ 620
Network Affiliation CBS
Contact Street 1 WIVB-TV
Contact Street 2 2077 Elmwood Avenue
Contact City Buffalo
Contact State NY
Contact Zip 14207
Contact Phone 716-874-4410
Additional Data FCC 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

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By mail: 2077 Elmwood Ave Buffalo, NY 14207-1975. Phone: 716-874-4410. Fax: 716-874-8173. Email: [email protected]