WNYW

WNYW (channel 5) is a television station in New York City, serving as the flagship of the Fox network. It is owned and operated by the network's Fox Television Stations division alongside 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.

WNYW
Channels
BrandingFox 5 New York; The News On Fox 5
Programming
Affiliations
Ownership
OwnerFox Television Stations, LLC
WWOR-TV
History
Founded1938 (84 years ago) (1938) as experimental station W2XVT
First air date
May 2, 1944 (78 years ago) (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
Links
Public license information
Websitewww.fox5ny.com

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