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WWJ-TV, virtual channel 62 (UHF digital channel 44), is an independent television station licensed to Detroit, Michigan, United States. The station is owned by the CBS Television Stations subsidiary of CBS Corporation, as part of a duopoly with independent station WKBD-TV (channel 50). The two stations share studios on 11 Mile Road in the Detroit suburb of Southfield; WWJ-TV's transmitter is located in Oak Park, Michigan.

The station is carried on several Canadian cable providers, predominantly in Southwestern Ontario, and is one of five local Detroit television stations seen in Canada on satellite provider Shaw Direct.

On cable, the station is available in standard definition on channel 15 on Comcast Xfinity's Detroit city and Wayne County systems and Cogeco's Windsor system, channel 9 on Xfinity's South Oakland County system, channel 14 on most cable systems in outlying areas (except for WOW!, where it is carried on channel 6), channel 62 on AT&T U-verse, and in high definition on Xfinity channel 233, Cogeco channel 713, and U-verse channel 1062.

WWJ was notable for its brief weather forecast at 11 p.m. tying in a pun referencing its succeeding show, which began with the meteorologist saying "Two and a Half Men starts in two and a half minutes." This timeslot was filled by The Big Bang Theory reruns until September 2017, when Two and a Half Men was brought back to the station's late night lineup (the fall of 2018 saw the CBS-distributed Entertainment Tonight replace it). Though the forecast segment remains at 2½ minutes, at one point, viewers were invited to submit videos of themselves saying the mentioned phrase, which were then played in a montage before each forecast.

Until 2019, WWJ formerly served as the CBS affiliate for the Detroit television market. However, on August 3, 2019, when former Fox O&O WJBK restored its CBS affiliation, with Fox programming moving to a newly-established low-power station, WDFH-LP, WWJ became a news-intensive independent station.

ProgrammingEdit

Due to its news-intensive schedule, WWJ, despite returning to its status as an independent after ending 25 years of network affiliation, airs only a few syndicated programs within its weekday daytime schedule.

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