WFAA 8 Dallas ABC

Watch WFAA 8 Dallas ABC Live Online

Watch WFAA 8 Dallas ABC Live Online

Can I Watch WFAA Channel 8 Online?

As a general rule, you can watch WFAA 8 Dallas online, live and on-demand. You can stream it on your computer, phone, or tablet for free. The WFAA-TV live stream is available from any location. However, those trying to watch from a different country may need a workaround to get access (see below).

Here is the WFAA schedule so you can see what’s on. Or use the search box above to find other channels where you can watch live TV online for free.

If you’re trying to watch WFAA Channel 8 from a different country outside the US, you may need to use a workaround to bypass the channel’s location blocks. You can use a VPN — here’s a VPN that works great with this stream. Or you can try a free web proxy (the performance isn’t as good as a VPN, but you might not mind).

More About the WFAA 8 Live Stream

WFAA-TV Channel 8 Dallas ABC — which may also be called WFAA-TV, Channel 8, WFAA News, News 8 — has a great live stream. They have put a lot of effort into the WFAA 8 live stream so viewers can watch live breaking news from Dallas, TX. That includes streaming WFAA News newscasts live, plus any breaking news updates live online.

You can also watch WFAA News live weather alerts and see live weather radar for the Dallas region. In addition, you can stream live sports, news and game updates for local and regional teams. That includes letting you watch the Dallas Cowboys live online during NFL season.

In sum, the WFAA-TV news team works well together to deliver all the news, weather, and sports for Dallas. The WFAA 8 live stream is the best place to watch live News 8 newscasts on any device. Click the play button above to watch the WFAA Channel 8 Dallas live stream now.

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More About WFAA-TV Channel 8 Dallas ABC Live Stream & Programming

WFAA 8 Dallas ABC is the Dallas ABC TV affiliate. WFAA News broadcasts Dallas local news, and national entertainment from ABC. Additionally, this station covers Dallas weather, and Dallas sports. In addition to being known by its FCC call sign of WFAA TV, this station is also known as ABC 8, or Dallas Channel 8. You can watch WFAA News online via the WFAA TV live stream, and its collection of videos which are updated regularly.

Name: WFAA News 8 Dallas
Call Sign: WFAA
Location: Dallas, Texas, United States
Genre: Local News, Entertainment
Website: ABC 8 Homepage

WFAA News 8 has been serving the Dallas television market since 1949. Dallas Channel 8 is truly one of the most respected local news outfits in the entire country. Channel 8 Dallas broke the news of John F. Kennedy’s assassination, and it kept an entire nation up to speed as that tragedy unfolded. The list of famous broadcast personalities who worked with WFAA TV includes: Scott Pelley, Bill O’Reilly, Don Meredith, and Leeza Gibbons among so many others.

If you need an immediate report on Dallas weather then click the Live TV screen above, and you’ll the WFAA weather section at the top. [Be sure to check out the WFAA radar section, as it is excellent.] Also, if you want an update on Dallas traffic, here is the link to the WFAA Traffic Center. [There is a Channel 8 traffic app that has a really nice feature of providing custom traffic alerts.] Finally, if you’re interested in a different station or stream, use the search box at the top of the page.

More Facts About WFAA News / News 8

WFAA TV is owned by TENGA, an offshoot of the Gannet Company. It is an affiliate of the ABC network. As an affiliate, WFAA Dallas tends to focus its original news coverage on local issues during the traditional morning, mid-day, evening and late-night news slots. Dallas Channel 8 News currently airs 36 hours of station produced news broadcasts per week. Also, WFAA Sports airs two shows devoted to Dallas sports. First, there is the Dallas sports highlight program from local favorite Dale Hansen, and it’s called Dale Hansen’s Sports Special. Then, there is the show focused on Dallas high school sports called High School Sports Special. [It’s another local favorite for people interested in Dallas high school football news.] To fill in the rest of its broadcasting schedule, the station airs national programs provided by ABC.

There are several excellent WFAA news apps. These Dallas local news apps include a Dallas weather app and Dallas traffic app. You can find them here.

WFAA 2018 Logo.png
Dallas–Fort Worth, Texas
United States
City Dallas, Texas
Branding WFAA-TV Channel 8,
Channel 8,
WFAA-TV (general)
WFAA News/News 8 (newscasts)
Slogan The Spirit of Texas
Channels Digital: 8 (VHF)
Virtual: 8 (PSIP)
  • .1: ABC
  • .2: Local AccuWeather
  • .3: Justice Network
  • .4: Quest
Affiliations ABC
Owner Tegna, Inc.
(WFAA-TV, Inc.)
First air date September 17, 1949 (68 years ago) (1949-09-17)
Call letters’ meaning Working For All Alike
Former callsigns KBTV (1949–1950)
Former channel number(s)
  • Analog:
  • 8 (VHF, 1949–2009)
  • Digital:
  • 9 (VHF, 1998–2009)
Former affiliations
  • Primary:
  • DuMont (1949–1950)
  • NBC (1950–1957)
  • Secondary:
  • Paramount (1949)
  • DuMont (1950–1955)
  • ABC (1950–1957)
Transmitter power 55 kW
Height 510 m (1,673 ft)
Facility ID 72054
Transmitter coordinates 32°35′6.00″N 96°58′41.00″W / 32.5850000°N 96.9780556°W / 32.5850000; -96.9780556Coordinates: 32°35′6.00″N 96°58′41.00″W / 32.5850000°N 96.9780556°W / 32.5850000; -96.9780556
Licensing authority FCC
Public license information: Profile


Detailed Antenna Reception Information For WFAA 8 Dallas ABC


State Texas
Country USA
Virtual Channel 8
RF Channel 8
Effective Radiated Power (ERP) 21.5 kW
Height Above Average Terrain (HAAT) 512m
Latitude 32.584999084472656
Longitude -96.97810363769531
Radiation Center-above Mean Sea Level (RCAMSL) 704m
Callsign WFAA
MHZ 180
Network Affiliation ABC
Contact Street 1 606 Young Street
Contact City Dallas
Contact State TX
Contact Zip 75202
Contact Phone 214-748-9631
Additional Data FCC Station Information


Contact the WFAA News 8

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: 606 Young St Dallas, TX 75202-4870. Phone: 214-748-9631. Fax: 214-977-6585. Email: [email protected]