List of television stations in New York (state)

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This is a list of broadcast television stations serving cities in the U.S. state of New York.

Full-power stations[edit]

VC refers to the station's PSIP virtual channel. RF refers to the station's physical RF channel.

Area served City of license VC RF Callsign Network Notes
Albany/Schenectady Schenectady 6 6 WRGB CBS TBD on 6.2, Comet on 6.3
Albany 10 24 WTEN ABC GetTV on 10.2, Antenna TV on 10.3, Court TV Mystery on 10.4
13 27 WNYT NBC MeTV on 13.2, Start TV on 13.3
Schenectady 17 25 WMHT PBS Create on 17.2, World on 17.3, PBS Kids on 17.4
Albany 23 8 WXXA-TV Fox Capital OTB on 23.2, Laff on 23.3 Bounce on 23.4
Schenectady 45 22 WCWN CW Charge! on 45.2, CBS on 45.3 (SD simulcast of WRGB 6.1)
Amsterdam 55 19 WYPX-TV Ion Court TV on 55.2, Grit on 55.3, Court TV Mystery on 55.4, QVC on 55.5, HSN on 55.6
Binghamton 12 8 WBNG-TV CBS CW on 12.2, MeTV on 12.3, Court TV on 12.4, Grit on 12.5
34 27 WIVT ABC NBC on 34.2 (HD simulcast of WBGH-CD 20.1), Laff on 34.3, Court TV Mystery on 34.4
40 7 WICZ-TV Fox MyNet on 40.2, Ion on 40.3
46 31 WSKG-TV PBS PBS Kids on 46.2, Create on 46.3, World on 46.4, Audio simulcast of WSKG-FM on 46.5, Audio simulcast of WSQX-FM on 46.6
Buffalo 2 33 WGRZ NBC Antenna TV on 2.2, True Crime Network on 2.3, Quest on 2.4, Twist on 2.5
4 36 WIVB-TV CBS RF channel shared with WNLO. QVC on 4.2
7 34 WKBW-TV ABC Bounce TV on 7.2, Court TV Mystery on 7.3, Grit on 7.4, HSN on 7.5
17 31 WNED-TV PBS Create on 17.2, PBS Kids on 17.3, Classical 94.5 (Audio) on 43.7
23 36 WNLO CW RF channel shared with WIVB-TV. Rewind− TV on 23.2
Buffalo Jamestown 26 5 WNYB TCT Sonlife on 26.2, TheGrio TV on 26.3
Buffalo 29 32 WUTV Fox TBD on 29.2, Charge! on 29.3
49 16 WNYO-TV MyNet Stadium on 49.2, Comet on 49.3, getTV on 49.4
Buffalo Batavia 51 24 WPXJ-TV Ion Court TV on 51.2, Grit on 51.3, Laff on 51.4, Defy TV on 51.5, TrueReal on 51.6
Springville 67 7 WBBZ-TV Ind./MeTV H&I on 67.2, MeTV on 67.3, Daystar on 67.4, Dabl on 67.5, Start TV on 67.6, Decades on 67.7, Movies! on 67.8
Elmira 18 23 WETM-TV NBC independent on 18.2, Laff on 18.3, Court TV Mystery on 18.4
Elmira Corning 30 25 WSKA PBS satellite of WSKG-TV ch. 46 Binghamton. PBS Kids on 30.2, Create on 30.3, World on 30.4, Audio simulcast of WSKG-FM on 30.5, Audio simulcast of WSQX-FM on 30.5
Elmira 36 35 WENY-TV ABC CBS on 36.2, CW on 36.3, Ion on 36.4
Elmira Corning 48 30 WYDC Fox MyNet on 48.2 (SD simulcast of WJKP-LD 39.1) on 48.2, MeTV on 48.3
Long Island Riverhead 55 29 WLNY-TV Ind. Comet on 55.2, Stadium on 55.3, This TV on 55.4, Circle on 55.5
Smithtown 67 23 WFTY-DT True Crime Network UniMás on 67.2, Univision on 67.3, Grit on 67.4, Court TV Mystery on 67.5
New York 2 33 WCBS-TV CBS Start TV on 2.2, Dabl on 2.3
4 35 WNBC NBC RF channel shared with WNJU. Cozi TV on 4.2, LX on 4.3
5 27 WNYW Fox Movies! on 5.2, SD simulcast on 5.3, Light TV on 5.4, Decades on 5.5
7 7 WABC-TV ABC Localish on 7.2, Laff on 7.3
11 11 WPIX CW Antenna TV on 11.2, Court TV on 11.3, TBD on 11.4
New York Garden City 21 32 WLIW PBS Create on 21.2, World on 21.3, All Arts on 21.4
New York 25 24 WNYE-TV NYC Media NYC gov on 25.2, CUNY TV on 25.3
31 34 WPXN-TV Ion Grit on 31.2, Court TV Mystery on 31.3, Court TV on 31.4, QVC on 31.5, HSN on 31.6
New York New Rochelle 48 25 WRNN-TV Ind. RF channel shared with WWOR-TV. Circle on 48.2, Canal de la Fe on 48.3, CRTV on 48.4
Norwood 18 23 WNPI-DT PBS satellite of WPBS-TV ch. 16 Watertown. Create on 18.2, World on 18.3, PBS Kids on 18.4
Plattsburgh 5 14 WPTZ NBC MeTV on 5.3
Plattsburgh Saranac Lake 40 34 WYCI H&I Decades on 40.2
Plattsburgh 57 36 WCFE-TV PBS NHK World on 57.2, PBS Kids on 57.3
Poughkeepsie 54 22 WTBY-TV TBN Smile on 54.2, Enlace on 54.3, Positiv on 54.4
Rochester 8 21 WROC-TV CBS Bounce on 8.2, Laff on 8.3, Court TV Mystery on 8.4
10 10 WHEC-TV NBC MeTV on 10.2, Start TV on 10.3, Ion on 10.4, H&I on 10.5
13 9 WHAM-TV ABC CW on 13.2, Charge! on 13.3
21 22 WXXI-TV PBS World on 21.2, Create on 21.3, PBS Kids on 21.4
31 28 WUHF Fox Antenna TV on 31.2, Comet on 31.3, TBD on 31.4
Syracuse 3 19 WSTM-TV NBC CW on 3.2, Comet on 3.3
5 18 WTVH CBS Charge! on 5.2, TBD on 5.3
9 17 WSYR-TV ABC MeTV on 9.2, Bounce TV on 9.3, Laff on 9.4
24 20 WCNY-TV PBS Create on 24.2, World/PBS Encore on 24.3, PBS Kids on 24.4
Syracuse Ithaca 52 13 WNYI Daystar
Syracuse 56 15 WSPX-TV Ion Court TV on 56.2, Grit on 56.3, Court TV Mystery on 56.4, QVC on 56.5, HSN on 56.6
68 19 WSYT Fox Cozi TV on 68.2, MyNetworkTV on 43.1, Dabl on 43.2
Utica 2 29 WKTV NBC CBS on 2.2, CW on 2.3, MeTV on 2.4
20 30 WUTR ABC MyNet on 20.2 (simulcast of WPNY-LD 11), Grit on 20.3, Bounce on 20.4
33 34 WFXV Fox Court TV Mystery on 33.2, Laff on 33.3
Watertown Carthage 7 8 WWNY-TV CBS Fox on 7.2 (SD simulcast of WNYF-CD 28.1)
Watertown 16 26 WPBS-TV PBS Create on 18.2, World on 18.3, PBS Kids on 18.4
50 31 WWTI ABC CW on 50.2, Laff on 50.3, Court TV Mystery on 50.4

Defunct full-power stations[edit]

  • Channel 10: WVET-TV - CBS/ABC - Rochester (11/1/1953-8/1961, shared time with WHEC-TV)
  • Channel 17: WBUF - NBC - Buffalo (8/17/1953-9/30/1958)
  • Channel 18: WECT - Elmira (9/30/1953-5/26/1954)
  • Channel 24: WTVE - ABC/CBS/DuMont/NBC - Elmira (6/1/1953-10/15/1954 and 5/6/1956-2/13/1957)
  • Channel 26: WNYP - Ind. - Jamestown (11/27/1967-4/?/1969)
  • Channel 26: WTJA - Ind. - Jamestown (9/24/1988-1991)
  • Channel 29: WCDB - satellite of WCDA Albany - Hagaman (4/2/1956-12/31/1958)
  • Channel 35: WTRI (first incarnation) - Albany (2/19/1954-1/31/1955)
  • Channel 35: WTRI (second incarnation) - Albany (6/15/1956-8/1/1963, satellite of WAST from 1/1/1959)
  • Channel 41: WCDA - Albany (2/19/1954-7/31/1963, satellite of WTEN from 12/13/1957)
  • Channel 43 (RF channel 44): WNYS-TV - Ind./UPN/The WB/MyNetworkTV (TheCoolTV/getTV on DT2) - Syracuse (10/26/1989-1/14/2020)
  • Channel 52: WNYI (first incarnation) - UNI - Ithaca/Syracuse (2002-2009)
  • Channel 59: WBES-TV - Buffalo (9/5/1953-12/18/1953)
  • Channel 66: WKNY-TV - Kingston (4/23/1954-7/25/1956)

LPTV stations[edit]

Area served City of license VC RF Callsign Network Notes
Albany Glens Falls 8 31 WNCE-CD YTA TV
Cobleskill 14 26 WYBN-LD Buzzr Cozi TV on 14.2, This TV on 14.3, France 24 on 14.4, Rev'n on 14.5, Retro TV on 14.6, Action on 14.7, NewsNet on 14.8
Gloversville 16 16 WFNY-CD Ind. Antenna TV on 16.2, WFNY-AM on 16.3, Grit on 16.4, Court TV on 16.5, Shop LC on 16.6, AMG TV on 16.7
Albany Greenwich 25 17 WVBG-LD Buzzr Fun Roads on 25.2, This TV on 25.3, France 24 on 25.4, Rev'n on 25.5, Retro TV on 25.6, Action Channel on 25.7, NewsNet on 25.8
Troy 38 36 WNGN-LD Heartland Smile on 38.2, IBN Television on 38.3, WNGN-FM on 38.4
Cobleskill 41 32 WUCB-LD Ind. Right Now TV on 41.3, SBN on 41.4
Schenectady 42 33 WNGX-LD Silent
Binghamton 20 20 WBGH-CD NBC Simulcast of WIVT 34.2
Buffalo 30 30 WBUO-LD Retro TV
56 23 WBXZ-LD Cozi TV Retro TV on 56.2, Jewelry TV on 56.3, Throwback TV on 56.4, Buzzr on 56.5, SBN on 56.6, Corner Store TV on 56.7, QVC on 56.8, Movies! on 56.9, Rev'n on 56.10, NewsNet on 56.11, This TV on 56.12
Buffalo Hamburg 39 18 WDTB-LD Silent
Olean 20 20 WWHC-LD Silent
34 11 WVTT-CD Infomercials Cheddar on 34.2, Infomercials on 34.3, Clic on 34.5, Corazón on 34.6
Elmira 28 29 W29EZ-D 3ABN 3ABN Proclaim on 28.2, 3ABN Dare to Dream on 28.3, 3ABN Latino on 28.4, 3ABN Radio on 28.5, 3ABN Radio Latino on 28.6, Radio 74 on 28.7
Elmira Corning 39 14 WJKP-LD My Network TV
Elmira Corning 41 15 W15EG-D
New York 12 29 WPXU-LD Silent
New York Manhattan 14 12 WNDT-CD FNX
Newburgh 15 28 WEPT-CD Silent
Roslyn 17 9 W09CZ-D Silent
Plainview, etc. 17 17 WLIG-LD Silent
New York New York 18 31 WHTV-LD Silent
New York Hempstead 20 20 W20CQ-D Hope Channel Esperanza on 20.2
New York 24 2 W28ES-D Ind.
New York Port Jervis 24 2 WASA-LD Estrella TV Sinovision English on 24.3, Sinovision on 24.4, Estrella TV on 24.5
New York 26 30 WYXN-LD Silent
New York Roslyn 26 8 W26DC-D Silent
New York 28 28 WNYJ-LD Jewelry TV
New York Ellenville 30 30 WNYB-LD Silent
New York 30 29 W31EF-D Silent
32 23 WXNY-LD Silent
32 5 WXNY-LD Silent
37 3 WNWT-LD NewsNet Weather on 37.2
39 30 WNYN-LD beIN Sports
New York Ellenville 39 30 WYNB-LD Silent
New York 42 13 WKOB-LD Azteca América Daystar on 42.2, SBN on 42.5, Shop LC on 42.7, Infomercials on 42.8
43 10 WXNY-LD Silent
46 12 WMBQ-CD FNX
New York White Lake 51 27 WYJH-LD Silent
New York 60 33 W41DO-D Silent
Norwood Potsdam 26 26 W26EP-D Silent
Rochester 6 26 WGCE-CD Court TV Grit on 6.2, GetTV on 6.3, Cozi TV on 6.4, Buzzr on 6.5
42 11 WNIB-LD TCT TCT HD on 42.2, Light TV on 42.3
46 29 WBGT-CD MyNet This TV on 46.2, Dabl on 46.4, Decades on 46.5, QVC on 46.6, Movies! on 46.7
Syracuse Auburn 6 31 WNNY-LD Silent
Oneida 13 32 WTKO-CD Silent
Syracuse 22 25 WTVU-CD Cornerstone TV HSN on 22.2, AMG TV on 22.3
30 16 WZLH-LD Ind.
35 35 WWLF-LD Silent
38 21 WDSS-LP Daystar
49 24 WONO-CD AMG TV
49 22 WBLZ-LD Ind.
51 23 WHSU-CD AMG TV NASA TV on 51.2
Syracuse Sylvan Beach 15 35 WCUL-LD Silent
Utica 11 11 WPNY-LD Silent
12 28 WWDG-CD Ind.
40 33 WVVC-LD Antenna TV The Walk TV on 40.2, Heartland on 40.3, Cozi TV on 40.4, NewsNet on 40.6
Watertown Gouverneur 9 9 WNGF-LD Silent
Watertown 28 35 WNYF-CD Fox MeTV on 28.2
45 24 WVNC-LD NBC Antenna TV/MyNet on 45.2, Grit on 45.3, Bounce on 45.4, Court TV on 45.5, QVC on 45.6, HSN on 45.7

Translators[edit]

Area served City of license VC RF Callsign Translating Network Notes
Albany Glens Falls 13 28 WNYT (DRT) WNYT NBC MeTV on 13.2, Start TV on 13.3
Gloversville 13 21 W21CP-D WNYT NBC MeTV on 13.2, Start TV on 13.3
Troy 13 18 WNYT (DRT) WNYT NBC MeTV on 13.2, Start TV on 13.3
Kingston 45 29 WRGB-KT WCWN Silent
Glens Falls 45 15 WRGB-GF WCWN Silent
Albany 47 32 WBAX-LD Silent
Buffalo 15 15 WBNF-CD WNYB TCT TCT HD on 15.2, Light TV on 15.3
Elmira Bath 48 19 W19ET-D WYDC Fox MyNet on 48.2, MeTV on 48.3
Elmira 48 19 WECY-LD WYDC Fox MyNet on 48.2, MeTV on 48.3
Elmira Hornell 48 17 W16BE-D WYDC Fox MyNet on 48.2, MeTV on 48.3
New York Riverhead 2 22 WCBS-TV (DRT) WCBS-TV CBS Start TV on 2.2, Dabl on 2.3
Poughkeepsie 17 23 W23ER-D WMHT PBS Create on 17.2, World on 17.3, PBS Kids on 17.4
Highland 29 31 WZPK-LD WYNB-LD Intrigue TV
Norwood 28 18 WWNY-CD WWNY-TV Fox CBS on 28.2
Plattsburgh Tupper Lake 25 25 W25AT-D WCFE-TV PBS NHK World on 25.2, PBS Kids on 25.3
Willsboro 34 29 W29EW-D WCFE-TV PBS NHK World on 34.2, PBS Kids on 34.3
Syracuse Syracuse 40 27 WMJQ-CD WTVU-CD Cornerstone TV HSN on 22.2, AMG TV on 22.3
Ithaca 36 34 W07BJ WENY-TV Silent
68 16 WNYS-CD WSYT Fox Cozi TV
Utica 24 22 W22DO-D WCNY-TV PBS Create on 24.2, PBS Encore on 24.3, PBS Kids on 24.4

See also[edit]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Charles A. Alicoate, ed. (1960), "Television Stations: New York", Radio Annual and Television Year Book, New York: Radio Daily Corp., OCLC 10512206