List of television stations in Pennsylvania (by channel number)

This is a list of broadcast television stations (by channel number) serving cities in the state of Pennsylvania, United States, as of 2003:

VHF stations

*Channel 2: KDKA-TV - (CBS) - Pittsburgh, CBS O&O station.
*Channel 3: KYW-TV - (CBS) - Philadelphia, CBS3, originally WPTZ, CBS O&O station.
*Channel 3: WPSU-TV - (PBS) - Clearfield
*Channel 4: WTAE-TV - (ABC) - Pittsburgh, owned by Hearst-Argyle Television.
*Channel 6: WJAC-TV - (NBC) - Johnstown/Altoona, owned by Cox Broadcasting.
*Channel 6: WPVI-TV - (ABC) - Philadelphia, 6ABC (W Philadelphia, Roman numeral for six is VI), ABC O&O station.
*Channel 7: W07CB-LP - (independent) - Philadelphia, low-power, initially a Channel America affiliate
*Channel 8: WGAL - (NBC) - Lancaster, owned by Hearst-Argyle Television.
*Channel 8: WWCP-TV - (FOX/UPN) - Johnstown/Altoona, operates WATM-TV.
*Channel 10: WCAU - (NBC) - Philadelphia, NBC10, was originally a CBS O&O station, but CBS sold it to NBC to make room for KYW. Now an NBC O&O station.
*Channel 10: WTAJ-TV - (CBS) - Johnstown/Altoona
*Channel 11: WPXI - (NBC) - Pittsburgh (W Pittsburgh XI for Roman numeral of 11), WIIC-TV until 1981.
*Channel 12: WHYY-TV - (PBS) - Philadelphia
*Channel 12: WICU-TV - (NBC) - Erie
*Channel 13: WQED - (PBS) - Pittsburgh Flagship PBS station, was first public TV station when it went on the air in 1954. Longtime home to "Mister Roger's Neighborhood." Also owns & operates WQEX-TV.
*Channel 13: W13BY-CA / Pennsylvania Channel 13 - (IND) - Bellefonte/State College

UHF stations

*Channel 15: WLYH-TV - (UPN) - Lancaster, owned by radio giant Clear Channel.
*Channel 16: WNEP-TV - (ABC) - Scranton-Wilkes-Barre (W NE Pennsylvania)
*Channel 16: WQEX - ( [HSN/America's Store] ) - Pittsburgh, owned & operated by WQED-TV.
*Channel 17: WPHL-TV - (My Network TV) - Philadelphia, MY PHL 17 (W Philadelphia), originally independent
*Channel 17: WFXI-CA - (FOX) - Mercer, extremely-low powered satellite station for Youngstown, Ohio, Fox Affiliate WYFX-LP (See Ohio). Owned by Piedmont Television.
*Channel 19: WPCW - (CW) - Pittsburgh (Jeannette) The CW Pittsburgh, The CW O&O station. Was WNPA until April 2006.
*Channel 20
*Channel 21: WHP-TV - (CBS) - Harrisburg (W Harrisburg, Pennsylvania), owned by radio giant Clear Channel.
*Channel 22: WPMY - (WB) - Pittsburgh, WB 22, was WCWB until April 2006.
*Channel 22: WYOU - (CBS) - Scranton-Wilkes-Barre
*Channel 23: WATM-TV - (ABC) - Johnstown/Altoona, operated by WWCP-TV under working agreement.
*Channel 24: WJET-TV - (ABC) - Erie Jet TV
*Channel 27: WIIC-LP - (independent) - Pittsburgh
*Channel 27: WHTM-TV - (ABC) - Harrisburg
*Channel 28: WBRE-TV - (NBC) - Scranton-Wilkes-Barre (Wilkes Barre)
*Channel 28: WFPA-CA - (TeleFutura) - Philadelphia
*Channel 29: WTXF-TV - (FOX) - Philadelphia, FOX Philadelphia, Fox O&O station.
*Channel 33: WITF-TV - (PBS) - Harrisburg
*Channel 35: WBYD-CA - (Shop at Home) - Pittsburgh
*Channel 35: WSEE-TV - (CBS) - Erie
*Channel 35: WYBE - (PBS) - Philadelphia
*Channel 38: WSWB - (WB/UPN) - Scranton-Wilkes-Barre (W Scranton-Wilkes-Barre. Some might say W Scranton's WB but they would be wrong. The WSWB call letters were around long before The WB became into existence)
*Channel 39: WLVT-TV - (PBS) - Allentown
*Channel 40: WPCB-TV - (religious) - Pittsburgh, owned by Cornerstone Communications.
*Channel 43: WPMT - (FOX/WB) - York
*Channel 44: WVIA-TV - (PBS) - Scranton-Wilkes-Barre
*Channel 47: WKBS-TV - (Cornerstone (religious)) - Altoona
*Channel 48: WGTW-TV - (TBN) - Philadelphia
*Channel 49: WGCB-TV - (religious) - Red Lion
*Channel 51: WTVE - (independent) - Reading (Philadelphia), Philly TV
*Channel 53: WQMY - (WB/UPN) - Williamsport
*Channel 53: WPGH-TV - (FOX) - Pittsburgh, FOX 53 (W Pittsburgh), owned by Sinclair Broadcasting.
*Channel 54: WQLN - (PBS) - Erie
*Channel 56: WOLF-TV - (FOX) - Hazleton, FOX 56, sole call "wolf"
*Channel 57: WPSG - (CW) - Philadelphia, CW Philly, CBS O&O station.
*Channel 59: WBGN-LP - (Independent) - Pittsburgh, has several satellite stations ( [http://www.wbgn.com wbgn.com] )
*Channel 60: WBPH-TV - (Religious) - Bethlehem
*Channel 63: W63AU - (Independent) - Pittsburgh
*Channel 64: WQPX - (PAX) - Scranton-Wilkes-Barre
*Channel 66: WFXP - (FOX) - Erie, FOX 66
*Channel 69: WFMZ-TV - (Independent) - Allentown

Digital TV Channels

*Channel 25: KDKA-TV - (CBS) - Pittsburgh, digital channel for KDKA-TV. CBS O&O station.
*Channel 38: WQED-TV - (PBS) - Pittsburgh, digital channel for WQED-TV.
*Channel 42: WPMY - (WB) - Pittsburgh, digital channel for WPMY. Owned by Sinclair Broadcasting.
*Channel 43: WPGH-TV - (FOX) - Pittsburgh, digital channel for WPGH-TV. Owned by Sinclair Broadcasting.
*Channel 48: WPXI-TV - (NBC) - Pittsburgh, digital channel for WPXI-TV. Owned by Cox Broadcasting.
*Channel 50: WPCB-TV - (religious) - Pittsburgh, digital channel for WPCB-TV. Owned by Cornerstone Communications.
*Channel 51: WTAE-TV - (ABC) - Pittsburgh, digital channel for WTAE-TV. Owned by Hearst-Argyle Television.
*Channel 12.1: WICU-TV - (NBC) - Erie, digital channel
*Channel 24.1: WJET-TV - (ABC) - Erie, digital channel
*Channel 35.1: WSEE-TV - (CBS) - Erie, digital channel
*Channel 35.2: WBEP-TV - (The CW) - Erie, digital channel
*Channel 54.1: WQLN-TV - (PBS) - Erie, digital channel
*Channel 66.1: WFXP-TV - (FOX) - Erie, digital channel

Cable TV Stations

Statewide:
*PCN - "Pennsylvania Cable Network" A publicly-financed channel by the state, it shows tours of PA-based factories and high school state championship games, among other things. Late night/early morning programming is largely devoted to Deutsche Welle network programming in German and English.

Philadelphia:
*Comcast SportsNet - Cable sports network.
*Drexel University Television (DUTV): as close to public access as most Philadelphia cable services provide. Shares some programming with WYBE TV 35, the independent public station in Philadelphia
*CN8 - News network owned by Comcast.

Pittsburgh:

*FSN Pittsburgh - Cable sports network. Part of the Fox Sports Net group of networks.
*PCNC - "Pittsburgh Cable News Channel" Owned by Cox Broadcasting, which owns NBC affiliates WPXI-TV (Pittsburgh) and WJAC-TV (Johnstown/Altoona).


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