WXQ-TV, virtual channel 5 (UHF digital channel 50), is an NBC-affiliated television station licensed to San Arturo, California, United States. The station is owned by the Gannett Company. WXQ's studios are located on 32 Billton Plain Boulevard in San Arturo, and its transmitter is located in ???. On cable, WXQ is available on Cox channel 5 and Xfinity channel 8.


Sale to MultimediaEdit

By the early 1980s, with the shutdown of WNAC-TV (channel 7, channel allocation now occupied by WHDH) in Boston, RKO General faced diffucult challenges, and was about to be yanked from the broadcasting business by the Federal Communications Commission.


Ownership historyEdit

  • 1961-1987 - RKO General
  • 1987-1995 - Multimedia, Inc.
  • 1995-present - Gannett Company
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