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WIONL-TV is a ION Television affiliate that serves Lakeland, FL. It broadcasts on Channel 54 (via W01BX).

WIONL
ION Television 2013

Location

Lakeland, FL

Branding

Ion Television

Slogan

Positive Entertaining

Channel(s)

Analog: 54 (via W01BX)
Digital: 54 (VHF)

subchannel(s)

WIONL-HD(1.1)
Engadget TV(1.2)
Qubo(1.3)
ION Life(1.4)
The Worship Network(1.5)

Affiliation

Ion Television

First air date

1950

Former call letters

WTH(1950-1979)
WTKO (1979-2015)

Former channel number

53 (1950-1976)
1 (1976-2014)

Former Affiliation

Independent (1950-1957)
ABC (1957-2015)

Ownership History

  • 1950-1970: WTH Television, Inc. (locally owned)
  • 1970-1982: Service Broadcasters
  • 1982-1991: Cosmos Broadcasting
  • 1991-1996: Parkin Communications
  • 1996-2003: New Vision Television
  • 2003-2014: ABC Owned Television Stations
  • 2014-present: Ion Media Networks

Newscast Titles

  • The Lakeland Newscast (1950-1968)
  • WTH Newscast(1968-1976)
  • Newscast1 (1976-1979)
  • WTKO News (1979-1980)
  • WTKO1 News(1980-2003)
  • ABC1 News(2003-2014)

Slogan

Independent Station Era(WTH, 1950-1957)

  • The Lakeland Station (1950-1957)

ABC affiliate Era(WTH, 1970-1979, WTKO, 1979-2015)

  • Let's Get Together on 53 (1970-1973)
  • This is the Place to Be on 53 (1973-1974)
  • Hello Lakeland, Hello Channel 53 (1974-1975)
  • Welcome to the Bright New World on 53 (1975-1976)
  • Let Us Be The One on TV-1 (1976-1977)
  • We're Still the One on Channel 1 (1977-1980)
  • Channel 1 is the One You Can Turn To, We're the One (1978-1979)
  • You and Me and TV-1 (1980-1981)
  • Now is the Time, TV-1 is the Place (1981-1982)
  • Come on Along with TV-1 (1982-1983)
  • That Special Feeling on Channel 1 (1983-1984)
  • We're With You on Channel 1 (1984-1985)
  • You'll Love It on TV-1 (1985-1986)
  • Together on Channel 1 (1986-1987)
  • Something's Happening on TV-1 (1987-1990)
  • Lakeland is Watching TV-1 (1990-1992)
  • If It's Lakeland, It Must Be Channel 1 (1992-1993)
  • Watched By More Lakeland, Channel 1, ABC (1993-1996)
  • Nobody does it like Channel 1 (1996-1997)
  • TV is Good, on Channel 1 (1997-1998)
  • We Love TV, on Channel 1 (1998-1999)
  • ABC1 Start Here (2007-2015)
  • Coverage You Can Count On (News Slogan, 2004-2015)

ION Television affiliate Era (WIONL, 2015-present)

  • Positive Entertaining (2015-present)

Logos


Television stations in Lakeland, FL area
WIONL 1 (ION)

WILA 2 (ITV)
WGO 3 (MyTV)
WQLK 4 (QTV)
WFLP 5 (PBS)
WRNR 6 (Paramount)
WSEV 7 (ABC)
WXRD 8 (RDN)
WFOX 11 (FOX), DT2 (Mexica)
WRKL 15 (RKO)
WLRL 17 (RLT)
WABL 21 (ABN)
WBSZ 25 (BCH)
W27AR 27 (TMD)
WIN-TV 28 (WIN)
WMYP 33 (MNTV)
WPOL 36 (NBC)
WINL 41 (CBS)
WXLK 45 (ABC-TV)
WXXT 47 (CW)
WBSK 48 (UBC)
WTVU 53 (IND)
WXLN 56 (UNI)
WLPX 58 (ABC/HBO)
WSBL 61 (SBN)
WKCC-TV 67 (Hyper)
WPBL 69 (PBS)

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