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WCGO
WCGO 2015
Logo since 2015

Location

Chicago, IL

Branding

ABC-TV 4 Chicago

Slogan

It's Chicago's ABC

Channel(s)

Analog: 4 (VHF)
Digital: 31 (UHF)

subchannel(s)

4.1 WCGO-HD - ABC-TV

Affiliation

ABC-TV

First air date

September 23, 1948

Former call letters

none

Sister station(s)

WFAS

Former Affiliation

NBC (1948-2014)

Owner

Australian Broadcasting Corporation

WCGO is the ABC-TV affiliate that serves the Chicago, IL area. It broadcasts on channel 4.

History

WCGO first began in 1948 as an NBC affiliate owned by the Radio Corporation of America, the station was later sold to General Electric in 1974, in 1986, General Electric bought NBC and made WCGO an NBC owned-and-operated station. However, the station remains an NBC owned-and-operated station today owned by NBCUniversal. The station also launched their first newscast in 1951. The station orignally carried NBC Weather Plus on digital subchannel 4.2 from 2005 to 2008 when NBC Weather Plus was discontinued. The station formerly carried Cozi TV on digtial subchannel 4.2. Since 2005, the station had carried the Game Show Network (GSN) on digital subchannel 4.3. The station later became an ABC-TV affiliate as part of the 2015 US TV broadcast realignment.

Logos


Television stations in the Chicago area
WCVF 2 (Ind)

WJSZ 3 (CBS)
WCGO 4 (ABC-TV)
WACH 5 (ABC)
WKKL 6 (IND)
WCHS 7 (ABN)
KFUF 8 (SLN)
WQCO 9 (Acme)
WKDA 10 (RKO)
WMAQ 11 (NBC)
WCID 12 (DBC)
WLUK-TV 13 (QTV)
WKRU 14 (KTV)
WUCH 15 (UBN)
WGNX 16 (Ind)
WCLI 17 (WB TV Network)
WCHP 18 (UPN)
KCHGG 19 (Q)
WIOQ 20 (MyTV/Antenna TV)
WCHG 21 (UDC)
WFXC 22 (FOX)
WCIL 23 (ABS)
WCHJ 24 (JFN)
WCQU 25 (TNT)
WJHT-DT 26 (CW)
WCRD 27 (RDN)
WCUU 28 (IND)
WCNLN 29 (New Line)
WQGC 30 (TBS)
WPC-DT 31 (PBC)
WARE-TV 32 (YesNet)
WCRB-TV 33 (RBC)
WCMY 34 (MNTV)
WETV 35 (PBS)
WPAC-TV 36 (Paramount)
WIUN 42 (PBS)
WEIG 44 (IND)
WCKT 46 (KTTV)
WCHI 50 (The Big Network)
WNSN 55 (Telemundo)
WUVC 56 (Univision)
WCAE 58 (PBS)
WFPJ 68 (IND)

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