WSEA-TV, VHF digital channel 6, is a CBS-affiliated television station licensed to Seabust, Virginia, United States. WSEA-TV's callsign stands for "SEAbust," the station's city of license.
The station began broadcasting on August 6, 1954; the date was chosen because its original employees thought that 6 was a "lucky number." It has been a CBS affiliate ever since, but originally had had also carried NBC as secondary.
- 1983-1986 - We've Got the Touch, You and Channel 6 (localized version of CBS's 1983-86 slogan)
- 1989-1991 - Get Ready for Seabust 6 (localized version of CBS's 1989-91 slogan)
- 1997-1999 - The Address is Seabust 6. Welcome Home. (localized version of CBS' 1997-99 slogan)
Sign-off announcement historyEdit
This is WSEA-TV, channel 6, in Seabust, Virginia, now concluding another day of broadcasting. We have been broadcasting, by the authority of the Federal Communications Commission in Washington D.C., on channel 6, with a total power output of 130,000 watts visual, and 80,000 watts aural. Our telecasting today originated from our studios and offices in Seabust, Virginia, and were primarily recorded on film and videotape. WSEA-TV is owned and operated by Riverside Broadcasting Incorporated, and is a major affiliate of the CBS television network. We'll resume broadcasting again tomorrow at 6:30 AM. Until then, on behalf of our entire crew, we bid you a good night.