WCBS-TV

WCBS-TV (channel 2) is a television station in New York City, serving as the flagship of the CBS network. It is owned and operated by the network's CBS News and Stations division alongside Riverhead, New York–licensed independent station WLNY-TV (channel 55). Both stations share studios within the CBS Broadcast Center on West 57th Street in Midtown Manhattan, while WCBS-TV's transmitter is located at One World Trade Center.

WCBS-TV
Channels
BrandingCBS 2
Programming
Affiliations
Ownership
Owner
WLNY-TV
History
FoundedJuly 21, 1931
(90 years ago)
 (1931-07-21)
First air date
July 1, 1941
(80 years ago)
 (1941-07-01)
Former call signs
WCBW (1941–1946)
Former channel number(s)
  • Analog:
  • 2 (VHF, 1941–2009)
  • Digital:
  • 56 (UHF, 1997–2009)
  • 33 (UHF, 2009–2019)
Call sign meaning
Columbia Broadcasting System, former legal name of CBS
Technical information
Licensing authority
FCC
Facility ID9610
ERP548 kW
HAAT520 m (1,706 ft)
Transmitter coordinates40°42′46.8″N 74°0′47.3″W
Translator(s)22 (UHF) Riverhead
Links
Public license information
Websitewww.cbsnews.com/newyork/

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