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WNYW

WNYW
Fts-new-york-a.svg
New York, New York
United States
ChannelsDigital: 27 (UHF)
Virtual: 5
BrandingFox 5 New York (general)
The News On Fox 5 (newscasts)
SloganWe Are Fox 5 (general)
Experience the Magic (secondary)
Programming
SubchannelsSee § Digital channels
Affiliations5.1: Fox (O&O)
5.2: Movies!
5.4: TheGrio.TV
5.5: Decades
Ownership
OwnerFox Television Stations, LLC
(a subsidiary of Fox Corporation)
WWOR-TV
History
Founded1938 (1938) as experimental station W2XVT
First air date
May 2, 1944 (1944-05-02)
Former call signs
  • WABD (1944–1958)
  • WNEW-TV (1958–1986)
Former channel number(s)
  • Analog:
  • 4 (VHF, 1938–1945)
  • 5 (VHF, 1945–2009)
  • Digital:
  • 44 (UHF, 1998–2019)
Call sign meaning
disambiguation of former WNEW-TV call sign
Technical information
Licensing authority
FCC
Facility ID22206
ERP92.8 kW
HAAT496 m (1,627 ft)
Transmitter coordinates40°42′46.8″N 74°0′47.3″W / 40.713000°N 74.013139°W / 40.713000; -74.013139Coordinates: 40°42′46.8″N 74°0′47.3″W / 40.713000°N 74.013139°W / 40.713000; -74.013139
Links
Public license information
Profile
LMS
Websitewww.fox5ny.com

WNYW, virtual channel 5 (UHF digital channel 27), is the flagship station of the Fox television network, licensed to New York, New York, United States. Owned by the Fox Television Stations subsidiary of Fox Corporation, it is part of a duopoly with Secaucus, New Jersey-licensed MyNetworkTV flagship WWOR-TV (channel 9). Both stations share studios at the Fox Television Center on East 67th Street in Manhattan's Lenox Hill neighborhood, while WNYW's transmitter is located at One World Trade Center.