WNEW, virtual channel 5 (UHF digital channel 27), is an independent television station, licensed to New York, New York, United States. The station is owned by Metromedia, Inc., and serves as the flagship station in Metromedia's family of stations. WNEW maintains studios at the Metromedia Television Center on East 67th Street in Manhattan's Yorkville neighborhood; WNEW's transmitter is located atop One World Trade Center.
The station is available on Dish Network, DirecTV and select cable systems in the few areas of the Eastern United States that do not have an over-the-air Independent station. WNEW is also available on cable providers in parts of the Caribbean.