WWJ-TV Channel 62 Detroit
Slogan: CBS Detroit
Web site: detroit.cbslocal.com
E-mail: visit web site
- WWJ-TV on TitanTV.com
- 62.1: CBS affiliate (HD)
Power/Height: 425,000 watts / 1060 feet
- Service area
Digital Channel: 44; PSIP maps to Ch. 62
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More Technical Information:
Call Sign History:
- WWJ-TV: 9/20/1995
- WGPR-TV: 1975
Call Sign Origin: W. J. Scripps of Scripps-Howard (original owner of WWJ-AM)
Network Affiliation History: CBS, since 1994
On Air Date: September, 1975
Telephone: (313) 259-8862
- 6/12/2009: Regular programming on analog channel 62 ends as the station moves to digital-only regular broadcasts on Channel 44. Through the use of PSIP, digital television receivers display WWJ-TV's virtual channel as 62.
- 2/2008: Construction permit granted to increase digital transmitter power from 200,000 watts to 345,000 watts. This is later modified to 425,000 watts. License to cover granted July, 2011.
- 12/2002: Newscast dropped.
- 4/2001: 11pm local newscast launched. Due to duopoly with WKBD-TV 50, that stations' news department produces 11pm show.
- 7/1999: Digital broadcasts begin on channel 44.
- 7/1/1999: Station increases power to 5,000,000 watts, broadcasting from new tower beginning at 6:30am.
- 7/24/1995: Station is purchased by CBS.
- 11/11/1994: WGPR's days of being an independent station marketed towards Detroit's urban viewers are over. Due to WJBK's (channel 2) switch to FOX programming, CBS programming is now viewed on Channel 62.
- 1975: First African-American owned TV station in the USA goes on the air.
- From 9/1968 - 11/1972, channel 62 was occupied by WXON, which moved to channel 20.
Oakland County, 8 Mile and Meyers Rds (Oak Park)