WEYI-TV Channel 25 Saginaw

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Slogan: NBC 25

Web site: www.weyi.com

E-mail: visit web site

Programming:

Power/Height: 193,000 watts / 1168 feet
- Service Area

Digital Channel: 30; PSIP maps to Ch. 25

More web sites about WEYI-TV:

More Technical Information:

Call Sign History:

  • WEYI-TV:
  • WKNX:

Call Sign Origin: EYI taken as a loose reference to CBS' 'Eye' when the station was a CBS affiliate

Network Affiliation History:

  • 9/2001: NBC
  • 10/1999: NBC & WB
  • 1/1995: NBC
  • 4/1953: CBS

On Air Date: April 5, 1953

Owner: Barrington Broadcasting

Telephone: (810) 687-1000

Notes/History:

  • 6/12/2009: Regular programming on analog channel 25 ends as the station moves to digital-only regular broadcasts on Channel 30. Through the use of PSIP, digital television receivers display WEYI's virtual channel as 25.
  • 3/2004: FCC approves sale to Barrington Broadcasting from LIN TV
  • 1/2004: Station is sold by LIN TV to Barrington Broadcasting, pending FCC approval
  • 4/2002: FCC grants transfer of control to LIN TV
  • 3/2002: Announced that station is being sold to LIN TV Corp
  • 1/2002: Announced that LIN TV would take over operations of station under Local Marketing Agreement
  • 9/2001: WB programming dropped
  • 10/4/1999: The WB network programming added overnights
  • 2/26/1997: Purchased by Sunrise Television
  • 9/29/1995: Purchased by Smith Broadcasting Partners
  • 1/16/1995: WEYI and WNEM (Channel 5) swapped affiliations (WNEM decided to affiliate with CBS, requiring the switch)
  • 19xx: WEYI began broadcasting local newscasts
  • 1982: Purchased by Television Station Partners
  • 5/10/1978: Purchased by Ziff Davis Corp
  • 2/16/1972: Purchased by Rust Craft
  • 9/14/1965: Station moves to channel 25
  • 4/5/1953: On the air on channel 57


Transmitter location:

Genesee County

 


 

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