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WIIN
WIIN 2015

Location

Indianapolis, IN

Branding

ABC 9
ABC 9 News

Slogan

Coverage You Can Trust.

Channel(s)

Digital: 46 (UHF)
Virtual: 9 (PSIP)

subchannel(s)

WIIN-HD 9.1
Univision 9.2

Affiliation

ABC (Secondary: 1949-1954, Primary: 1954-1958, 2015-present)

First air date

December 21, 1940 (as 2FC) September 15, 1949

Former call letters

2FC (1940-1949)
WIND (1949-1977)

Former channel number

Analog: 1 (VHF, 1940-1944)
9 (VHF, 1944-2009)

Former Affiliation

Primary: Experimental (1940-1949)
CBS (1995-2014)
NBC (1949-1954, 1958-1995)
Secondary: CBS (1949-1955)
DuMont: (1949-1956)

Owner:

Journal Media Group

 WIIN is the ABC affiliate that serves the Indianapolis, IN area. It broadcasts on channel 9 via analog, 46 via digital though through the use of PSIP its virtual channel is 9.1 and 9.2 respectively. The station was owned by Krueger Broadcasting as part of a duopoly with Fox affiliate WIND. On Oct. 29, 2015, Krueger Broadcasting sold WIIN to Journal Media Group, and the sale became final the next day. Because of the sale, WIIN and WIND are no longer sister stations.

News

Newscast Titles

  • The 11th Hour (1949-1964)
  • News Nine (1964-1971)
  • TV-9 Eyewitness News (1971-1980)
  • TV-9 News (1980-1991)
  • NBC 9 News (1991-1995)
  • 9 News (1995)
  • WIIN Eyewitness News (1995-2001, 2014-2016)
  • WIIN News 9 (2001-2003)
  • WIIN News (2003-2006)
  • WIIN 9 News (2006-2014)
  • ABC 9 News (2016-present)

News Themes

  • Ticker (-1972)
  • Move Closer To Your World - Al Ham (1972-1981)
  • Part of Your Life - Mayoham Music (1981-1984)
  • And You - Telesound (1984-1989)
  • Image IV - Newsmusic Central (1989-1993)
  • Counterpoint - Stephen Arnold Music (1993-1995)
  • Palmer News Package - Shelly Palmer (1995-1998)
  • Signature - Stephen Arnold Music - (1998-2001)
  • CBS Enforcer - Gari Media (2001-2014)
  • News In Focus - John Hegner Music (2011-2014)
  • CBS Local - Stephen Arnold Music (2014)
  • News In Focus - John Hegner Music (2015-present)

Programming Schedule

Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri Sat Sun
7 AM Good Morning, America

Good Morning America Weekend

7:30 AM
8 AM ABC 9 News Weekend
8:30 AM
9 AM Live with Kelly

Legends of the Hidden Temple

ABC's This Week
9:30 AM Blue's Clues
10 AM Judge Mathis Litton's Weekend Adventure  Various Religious Programming 
10:30 AM
11 AM The View
11:30 AM
12 PM ABC 9 News @ Noon
12:30 PM
1 PM The Chew ABC Sports Programming (Varies by Season)
1:30 PM
2 PM General Hospital
2:30 PM
3 PM Whew!
3:30 PM Dealer's Cut
4 PM Double Dare
4:30 PM Click
5 PM ABC 9 News Live @ 5
5:30 PM
6 PM ABC 9 News @ 6
6:30 PM ABC World News Tonight with David Muir ABC World News Tonight
7 PM Jeopardy! ABC Programming 
7:30 PM Wheel of Fortune
8 PM ABC Programming
8:30 PM
9 PM
9:30 PM
10 PM
10:30 PM
11 PM ABC 9 News @ 11
11:30/11:35 PM Jimmy Kimmel Live Castle Sports Xtra
12 AM

Scandal

12:30/12:35 AM Nightline Castle
1/1:05 AM Friends How to Get Away with Murder
1:30/1:35 AM Friends Major Crimes
2 AM Law & Order: Special Victims Unit The Closer
2:30 AM Paid Programming
3 AM ABC World News Now Paid Programming ABC World News Now
3:30 AM
4 AM
4:30 AM America This Morning America This Morning
5 AM ABC 9 Morning News ABC 9 Morning News
5:30 AM
6 AM Good Morning, Indy!
6:30 AM

Slogans

  • "TV-9 Proud as a Peacock" (1979-1981)
  • "TV-9 Our Pride is Showing" (1981-1982)
  • "We're TV-9, Just Watch Us Now" (1982-1983)
  • "TV-9 There, Be There" (1983-1984)
  • "TV-9 Let's All Be There" (1984-1986)
  • "Come Home to TV-9" (1986-1987)
  • "Come on Home to TV-9" (1987-1988)
  • "Come Home to the Best, Only on TV-9" (1988-1990)
  • "TV-9, The Place to Be" (1990-1991)
  • "WIIN-TV, The Place to Be" (1991-1992)
  • Your #1 Choice for News" (1992-2004)
  • "Welcome Home to WIIN 9" (1996-1997) The first localized network slogan since the switch to CBS.
  • "The Address is WIIN 9... Welcome Home" (1997-1999)
  • Coverage you can Trust (2004-Present)
  • An Indy Tradition (Secondary, 2014-Present)

Logos


Television stations in the Indianapolis area
WIXZ-TV 2 (IND)

WIND 3 (FOX)
WANA-TV 5 (QTV)
WIDA 6 (Acme)
WIMS 8 (ABN)
WIIN 9 (ABC)
WNZL 11 (Global)
WINI 12 (CBS)
W14ED 14 (CBC)
WWIN 16 (NBC)
WFBQ 18 (ABC-TV)
WITI 21 (ITV)
WDICF 22 (PBS)
WKKW 25 (IND)
WUIN 26 (UPN)
WSVC 28 (TV Land)
WTIN 31 (TACTN)
WINW 34 (CW)
WCXA 38 (Daystar)
WIAN 40 (WIN)
WDIN 41 (DBC)
WIHS 46 (MNTV)
WSIN 48 (Rede Globo)
W53BX 53 (CBS)
WRDI 59 (RDN, Univision on DT2)
WRKI 61 (RKO)
WIMT 64 (Mundovision)
WAAA 68 (Paramount)

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