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New Haven–Hartford, Connecticut
United States
CityNew Haven, Connecticut
BrandingWTNH Channel 8 (general)
News 8 (newscasts)
SloganWho’s got your back? News 8
ChannelsDigital: 10 (VHF)
(shared with WCTX)
Virtual: 8 (PSIP)
  • .1: ABC
  • .2: Bounce TV
OwnerNexstar Media Group
(Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.)
FoundedAugust 1947
First air dateJune 15, 1948 (70 years ago) (1948-06-15)
Call letters’ meaningTelevision New Haven
Sister station(s)WCTX
Former callsignsWNHC-TV (1948–1971)
Former channel number(s)
  • Analog:
  • 6 (VHF, 1948–1953)
  • 8 (VHF, 1953–2009)
Former affiliations
  • Primary:
  • DuMont (1948–1956)
  • CBS (1948–1956)
  • Secondary:
  • NBC (1949–1955)
  • The WB (January–April 1995)
Transmitter power20.5 kW
Height342 m (1,122 ft)
Facility ID74109
Transmitter coordinates41°25?22.2?N 72°57?4.9?W / 41.422833°N 72.951361°W / 41.422833; -72.951361Coordinates: 41°25?22.2?N 72°57?4.9?W / 41.422833°N 72.951361°W / 41.422833; -72.951361
Licensing authorityFCC
Public license information:Profile


Detailed Antenna Reception Information For WTNH 8 Hartford ABC


Virtual Channel8
RF Channel10
Effective Radiated Power (ERP)20.5 kW
Height Above Average Terrain (HAAT)342m
Radiation Center-above Mean Sea Level (RCAMSL)440m
Network AffiliationABC
Contact Street 18 Elm Street
Contact CityNew Haven
Contact StateCT
Contact Zip06510
Contact Phone203-784-8888
Additional DataFCC Station Information

WTNH 8 is a TV station in Hartford, CT. 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 WTNH 8 Hartford ABC, it’s also called simply by its FCC call sign WTNH. You can watch the station online via the WTNH 8 live stream and its collection of videos, updated regularly.

Name: WTNH 8 Hartford ABC
Call Sign: WTNH
Location: Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Genre: Local News, Entertainment
Website: WTNH 8 Homepage

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WTNH 8 is owned by Media General. It is an affiliate of the network ABC network. As an affiliate, Hartford ABC 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 ABC.

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: 8 Elm St New Haven, CT 06510-2099. Phone: 203-784-8888. Fax: 203-787-9698. Email: news8@wtnh.com