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WANG
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Location

Langley Falls, Virginia

Branding

Langley 3
Channel 3 News

Slogan

See what everyone is watching in Langley Falls today.

Channel(s)

Digital: 3 (VHF)
Virtual: 3 (PSIP)

subchannel(s)

WANG 3.1
Nickelodeon 3.2
Nick Jr. 3.3
Nicktoons 3.4
TeenNick 3.5
MeTV 3.6

Affiliation

CBS

First air date

May 10, 1956

Owner

NextonVideo Industries

Former channel number

Analog: 3 (VHF) (1956-2009)

Former Affiliation

None

WANG, VHF digital channel 3, is a CBS-affiliated station licensed to Langley Falls, Virginia, United States. WANG's callsign stands for "LANGley Falls," which is the station's city of license.

HistoryEdit

On February 9, 1960, WANG, like most other CBS stations, began airing Nighthawks Hideaway in prime time, at 8:00 PM. Alistair Covax was the show's host.

Sign-off announcement historyEdit

1984-91Edit

This is channel 3, WANG, in Langley Falls, Virginia, now concluding today's telecasting. WANG is licensed to Tribune Broadacasting, and operates on channel 3, with a total power output of 630,000 watts visual, 580,000 watts aural, by authority of the Federal Communications Commission. Portions of today's telecast were filmed or videotaped. WANG is affiliated with the CBS television network. For a transcribed copy of WANG's entire telecast schedule, mail us a letter to 8824 SW Jean Blvd, Langley Falls, VA 33789 during regular business hours. WANG begins telecasting again later this morning at 6:00 AM. We advise you to tune in to WANG Radio on 95.3 FM, for calm jazz and piano throughout the night. Thank you for viewing us, and good night. Ladies and gentlemen, our national anthem.

(National anthem plays)

BrandingEdit

Slogan historyEdit

  • 1983-86 - We've Got the Touch, You and Channel 3 (localized versions of CBS's 1983-86 slogan)
  • 1989-91 - Get Ready for Channel 3 (localized version of CBS's 1989-91 slogan)

StaffEdit

News anchorsEdit

  • Greg Corbin (lead anchor; 1984-present)
  • Terry Bates (side anchor; 1988-2007)

Weather forecastersEdit

  • Memphis Stormfront (2003-present)
  • Dickey Dobbins (deceased; 1970-2003)

Ident and sign-off historyEdit

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