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WWWV
WWWV current logo

Location

Wheeling, West Virginia
Steubenville, Ohio

Branding

Channel 3 (general)

Slogan

West Virginia's News Station (newscasts)

Channel(s)

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

subchannel(s)

WWWV 3.1

Affiliation

ABC

First air date

June 30, 1953

Owner

Gray Television

Former channel number

Analog: 3 (VHF) (1953-2009)

Former Affiliation

Secondary:
CBS (1953-1960)
NBC (1953-1962)
DuMont (1953-1956)

WWWV, virtual and digital channel 3, is an ABC-affiliated television station licensed to Wheeling, West Virginia, United States and also serving Steubenville, Ohio. The station is owned by Gray Television.

HistoryEdit

The station went on the air on June 30, 1953, and was the Wheeling's first television station to sign-on. It has been an ABC affiliate since its debut, although it carried programming from CBS, NBC, and DuMont. The call sign is inherited from the initials of its geographical location ("Wheeling, West Virginia").

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