WXYZ 7 Detroit ABC

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Detroit, Michigan
United States
BrandingChannel 7, or simply ‘Seven’ (general)
7 Action News (newscasts)
Bounce TV (on DT2)
Laff (on DT3)
SloganTaking Action for You
ChannelsDigital: 41 (UHF)
(to move to 25 (UHF))
Virtual: 7 (PSIP)
  • .1: ABC
  • .2: Bounce TV
  • .3: Laff
OwnerE. W. Scripps Company
(Scripps Broadcasting Holdings LLC)
First air dateOctober 9, 1948 (69 years ago) (1948-10-09)
Call letters’ meaningDerived from former sister station WXYZ radio (now WXYT), can also be easy to remember as being at the opposite end of the alphabet as ABC (the station’s network affiliation and founding owner); also from the station’s former slogan, The LAST name in Broadcasting!
Sister station(s)WMYD
Former channel number(s)
  • Analog:
  • 7 (VHF, October 9, 1948–June 12, 2009)
Former affiliations
  • DT2:
  • RTV (2008–2011)
  • DT3:
  • LWN (2011–2015)
Transmitter power1,000 kW
(increased from 770 kW)
720 kW (CP)
Height305 m (1,001 ft)
301 m (988 ft) (CP)
Facility ID10267
Transmitter coordinates42°28?14.7?N 83°14?59.4?W / 42.470750°N 83.249833°W / 42.470750; -83.249833Coordinates: 42°28?14.7?N 83°14?59.4?W / 42.470750°N 83.249833°W / 42.470750; -83.249833
Licensing authorityFCC
Public license information:Profile


Detailed Antenna Reception Information For WXYZ 7 Detroit ABC


Virtual Channel7
RF Channel41
Effective Radiated Power (ERP)1000 kW
Height Above Average Terrain (HAAT)305m
Radiation Center-above Mean Sea Level (RCAMSL)516m
Network AffiliationABC
Contact Street 120777 West 10 Mile Road
Contact CitySouthfield
Contact StateMI
Contact Zip48075
Contact Phone248-827-7777
Additional DataFCC Station Information

WXYZ 7 is a TV station in Detroit, MI. It’s a local news and entertainment station that broadcasts local news, weather, traffic, sports, and general entertainment. In addition to being known as WXYZ 7 Detroit ABC, it’s also called simply by its FCC call sign WXYZ. You can watch the station online via the WXYZ 7 live stream and its collection of videos, updated regularly.

Name: WXYZ 7 Detroit ABC
Call Sign: WXYZ
Location: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Genre: Local News, Entertainment
Website: WXYZ 7 Homepage

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WXYZ 7 is owned by E.W. Scripps Company. It is an affiliate of the network ABC network. As an affiliate, Detroit 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: PO Box 789 Southfield, MI 48037-0789. Phone: 248-827-7777. Fax: 248-827-9444. Email: talkback@wxyz.com