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WHK-TV
WHK2017

Location

Cleveland, OH

Branding

WHK 19

Slogan

Cleveland's Entertaining Choice!

Channel(s)

Analog: 19 (UHF)
Digital: 20 (UHF)

subchannel(s)

WHK-HD 19.1
NOW 19.2
NOW Business 19.3
Worldnet 19.4

Affiliation

The National Television

First air date

November 14, 1953

Former call letters

WHK-TV (1953-1981)
WHKT-TV (1981-1983)

Former channel number

none

Former Affiliation

Independent (1953-1986)
Fox (1986-1999)
Independent (1999-2014)

Website

cleveland.wtny.com

WHK-TV is The National Television station that serves the Cleveland, OH area. It broadcasts on Channel 19. The station airs 9.5 hours of newscasts each weekday (4:30am-9am, 12pm-1pm, 4pm-6:30pm, 10pm-11:30pm), and 8 hours on weekends (6am-9am, 12pm-1pm, 5pm-6:30pm, 10pm-11:30pm)

News/Station Presentation

Newscast Titles

  • Northeast Ohio News (1953-1960)
  • Dateline 19 News (1960-1964)
  • NewsBeat (1964-1969)
  • The Ten O'Clock News (1969-1971)
  • City Camera News (1971-1979)
  • The Scene at Noon/Five/Six/Ten/Eleven (1979-1984)
  • Pulse (1984-1997)
    • Pulse at Sunrise (morning news)
    • Pulse at Noon (for 12pm news)
    • Pulse at Five (for 5pm news)
    • Pulse at Six (for 6pm news)
    • Pulse at Ten (for 10pm news)
    • Pulse at Eleven (for 11pm news)
  • News 19 Cleveland (1997-2004)
    • News 19: Good Morning Northeast Ohio (Morning news)
    • News 19 at Lunchtime (for 12pm news)
    • NewsHour 19: Cleveland at 5:30 (for 5:30pm News)
    • The Ten O'Clock News 19 (for 10pm news)
    • NewsFinal 19: Cleveland at 11:00 (for 11pm news)
  • UBN 19 News (2004-2016)
  • News 19 Cleveland (2016-present)
    • News 19: Cleveland at Sunrise (Morning News)
    • News 19 Cleveland at Noon (for 12pm news)
    • News 19 Cleveland at Four (for 4pm news)
    • News 19 Cleveland at Five (for 5pm news)
    • NewsHour 19: Cleveland at 5:30 (for 5:30pm news)
    • News 19: Cleveland at Ten O'Clock (for 10pm news)
    • News 19 Cleveland Tonight (for 11pm news)

News Voiceovers

  • Booth Announcers (1971-1978)
  • Charlie Van Dyke (1978-2015)
  • Bill Rather (2015-present)

News Music

  • "Classical Gas" by Telesound (1971-1975)
  • "MacArthur Park" by Hugh Montenegro (1975-1979)
  • "Cool Hand Luke: The Tar Sequence" (1979-1984)
  • "The News Image" (1984-1988, Tuesday Productions)
  • "Hello News" by Frank Gari (1988-1991)
  • "Real News" by Killer Tracks (1991-1997)
  • "Image News" by Frank Gari (1997-Present)


Television stations in Northeast Ohio, including Cleveland, Akron, Canton, and Lorain
WFXJ 2 (JFN)

WCRB 3 (ABS America)
WKMP 4 (ABN)
WCAB-TV 5 (ABC)
WCLO 6 (DBC)
WING 7 (QTV)
WCVU 8 (PBS)
WFOC-TV 9 (FOX)
WRCD 10 (RDN)
WCDIC-TV 11 (IND)
WCLE 12 (CBS)
WCPQ 13 (UPN)
WOSB 14 (Paramount)
WCOL 15 (NBC)
WNLCO 16 (New Line)
WROH 17 (YesNet)
WCDL 18 (MNTV)
WHK-TV 19 (UBN)
WUCL 22 (UDC)
WKAO 23 (Mix TV)
WGOA 25 (RKO)
WDSC-LP 28 (IND/EST)
WMED-CA 34 (MeTV)
WCLA-TV 38 (TMD)
WNIZ 42 (IND)
WJVN 44 (ITV)
WVNQ 50 (ABC-TV)

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