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WBSK

Location

Lakeland, FL

Branding

UBC 48 Lakeland

Slogan

Lakeland's Most Quality UBC station.

Channel(s)

Analog: 48 (UHF)
Digital: 67 (UHF)

subchannel(s)

48.1 WBSK-UBC
48.2 Telemundo

Affiliation

UBC

First air date

June 8, 1964

Former call letters

WFTB (1964-1978)
WPFL (1978-1980)

Former channel number

none

Former Affiliation

NBC (1964-2014)

Owner

British Broadcasting Corporation

WBSK is the UBC affiliate that serves Lakeland, FL area. In most of the Nielsen ratings for newscasts, WBSK ran a pretty distant third in most newscasts except for the Morning and Noon newscasts where they run second. The station was formerly affiliated with NBC from 1964's sign-on until 2015.

News

Newscast Titles

  • NewsWatch 48 (1964-1976)
  • WFTB 48 News (1976-1978)
  • WPFL 48 News (1978-1980)
  • NewsCenter 48 (1980-1989)
  • Action News 48 (1989-2013)
  • News 48 Lakeland (2013-2014)
  • 48 Eyewitness News (2014-2015)
  • UBC 48 News (2015-present)

News Themes

  • NBC O&O Clock Theme (1964-1974)
  • NBC TV-Radio Newspulse Theme (1974-1980)
  • NewsCenter Theme - Michael Randall Music (1980-1985)
  • WMAQ 1985 Theme (1985-1991)
  • Production Music:Energy - Network Music (1991-1998)
  • NBC Preimer - Gari Media (1998-2003)
  • Tower V.1 - 615 Music (2003-2009)
  • Tower V.4 - 615 Music (2009-2014)
  • L.A. Groove - Groove Worx (2014-July 15, 2014)
  • News Line - Gari Media (July 15, 2014-2015)
  • Guile's Theme (2015-present)

Logos

Television stations in Lakeland, FL area
WIONL 1 (ION)

WILA 2 (ITV)
WGO 3 (MyTV)
WQLK 4 (QTV)
WFLP 5 (PBS)
WRNR 6 (Paramount)
WSEV 7 (ABC)
WXRD 8 (RDN)
WFOX 11 (FOX), DT2 (Mexica)
WRKL 15 (RKO)
WLRL 17 (RLT)
WABL 21 (ABN)
WBSZ 25 (BCH)
W27AR 27 (TMD)
WIN-TV 28 (WIN)
WMYP 33 (MNTV)
WPOL 36 (NBC)
WINL 41 (CBS)
WXLK 45 (ABC-TV)
WXXT 47 (CW)
WBSK 48 (UBC)
WTVU 53 (IND)
WXLN 56 (UNI)
WLPX 58 (ABC/HBO)
WSBL 61 (SBN)
WKCC-TV 67 (Hyper)
WPBL 69 (PBS)

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