WNWO-TV Channel 24 Toledo, OH


Slogan: NBC 24

Web site: www.nbc24.com

E-mail: visit web site


Power/Height: 59,000 watts / 1342 feet, directional
- Service Area

Digital Channel: 49; PSIP maps to Ch. 24

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Call Sign History:

  • WNWO-TV: 6/1/1986
  • WDHO-TV: sign on, 1966

Call Sign Origin: NorthWest Ohio

Network Affiliation History:

  • 1995: NBC
  • 1970-95: ABC
  • 1967-70: Independent
  • 1967: Overmyer Network
  • 1966: Independent

On Air Date: May 3, 1966

Owner: Barrington Broadcasting

Telephone: (419) 535-0024


  • 6/12/2009: Regular programming on analog channel 24 ends as the station moves to digital-only regular broadcasts on Channel 49. Through the use of PSIP, digital television receivers display WNWO's virtual channel as 24.
  • 8/2007: The FCC's final digital channel assignment report shows that WNWO-TV will be using Channel 49 once the conversion to all-digital broadcasts is completed on February 17, 2009.
  • 6/2006: FCC approves sale of WNWO from Raycom Media to Barrington Broadcasting.
  • 3/2006: Announced that Raycom Media will be selling station to Barrington Broadcasting as part of a larger deal involving several other stations across the country.
  • 8/2005: Raycom Media acquires Liberty Corporation, pending FCC approval. In Toledo, Liberty owns WTOL-TV 11 which will be kept by Raycom and WNWO is planned to be sold.
  • 1998: Raycom Media purchases station from Malrite Communications Group
  • 11/5/1995: WNWO begins airing NBC programming at the same time WTVG (Channel 13) starts airing ABC programming. Reason for affiliate swap: WTVG was purchased by ABC.
  • 5/8/1986: Purchased by Toledo Television Investors, LTD, call sign changed to WNWO-TV
  • 198x: Owner Overmyer Broadcasting goes out of business. Station is taken over by Bank of Boston, one of Overmeyer's creditors.
  • 1967-70: Station has no full-time network affiliation but does clear some network shows not aired on WTOL and/or WSPD-TV.
  • 1967: WDHO is flagship for the month-long existance of the Overmyer network in May.
  • 1966: On-air, owner is Daniel H Overmyer (thus the WDHO call sign).

Transmitter location:

Lucas County, OH












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