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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.

NewsEdit

Newscast TitlesEdit

  • 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 ThemesEdit

  • 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 ScheduleEdit

All Times Eastern Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
7-9 AM Good Morning, America

7-8 AM: Good Morning America

8-9 AM: ABC 9 News Weekend

9-10 AM Live with Kelly & Michael

9-9:30 AM: Blues' Clues

9:30-10 AM: Legends of the Hidden Temple

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

11:30 PM-12 AM: The Edge of Night

12-12:30 AM: Peyton Place

11:30 PM-12 AM: Sports Xtra

12-12:30 AM: The Indiana Coach's Show

12:30-1 AM 12:35-1:05 AM: Nightline 12:30-1:30 AM: Another World The Purdue Coach's Show
1-1:30 AM 1:05-1:35 AM: Crazy Talk 1-2AM: Scandal
1:30-2 AM 1:35-2 AM: Crazy Talk 1:30-2:30 AM: Castle
2-3 AM Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 2:30-3 AM: Paid Programming  Paid Programming 
3-4:30 AM ABC World News Now Paid Programming ABC World News Now
4:30-5 AM America This Morning Paid Programming America This Morning
5-6 AM ABC 9 Morning News Paid Programming ABC 9 Morning News
6-7 AM Good Morning, Indy!

SlogansEdit

  • "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)

LogosEdit


Television stations in the Indianapolis area
WIND 3 (FOX)

WANA-TV 5 (QTV)
WIMS 8 (ABN)
WIIN 9 (ABC)
WINI 12 (CBS)
W14ED 14 (CBC)
WWIN 16 (NBC)
WFBQ 18 (ABC-TV)
WITI 21 (ITV)
WSVC 22 (TVLand)
WKKW 25 (Argosy)
WUIN 26 (UPN)
WTIN 31 (TACTN)
WINW 34 (CW/MNTV)
WCXA 38 (Daystar)
WIAN 40 (WIN)
WDIN 41 (DBC)
WIHS 46 (IND)
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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