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WIIN
WIIN

Location

Indianapolis, IN

Branding

WIIN 9, CBS 9 (pronounced as "Win")
WIIN 9 News

Slogan

Coverage You Can Trust.

Channel(s)

Analog: 9 (VHF)
Digital: 46 (UHF)

subchannel(s)

WIIN-HD 9.1
Univision 9.2

Affiliation

CBS (since 1995)

First air date

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

Former call letters

2FC (1940-1949)
WIND (1949-1981)

Former channel number

Analog: 1 (VHF, 1940-1944)

Former Affiliation

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

 WIIN is the CBS 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.

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)
  • WIIN News 9 (2001-2003)
  • WIIN News (2003-2006)
  • WIIN 9 News (2006-Present)

News ThemesEdit

  • 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-Present)
  • News In Focus - John Hegner Music (2011-Present)

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 (NBC)

WIMS 8 (ABN)
WIIN 9 (CBS)
WINI 12 (ABC)
WWIN 16 (FOX)
WITI 21 (ITV)
WKKW 25 (PBS)
WINW 34 (CW/MNTV)
WIAN 40 (WIN)
W53BX 53 (ABC)
WRKI 61 (RKO)

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