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WUCH
WUCH

Location

Chicago, IL

Branding

CHICAGOtv

Slogan

Where the NEWS comes first!

Channel(s)

Digital: 15 (VHF)

subchannel(s)

WUCH-HD 15.1
NOW 15.2
NOW Business 15.3
Bounce TV 15.4
WeatherNation 15.5

Affiliation

The National Television

Sister Radio stations

Former call letters

none

Website

chicago.wtny.com

Owner

WTNYCorporation (BBC)

WUCH is The National Television station that serves the Chicago, IL area. It broadcasts on channel 15. It broadcasts on channel 15. It offers 10 hours of news each weekday (4am-9am, 11am-12pm, 3:30pm-5:30pm, 6pm-6:30pm, 9pm-10:30pm) and 7 hours of news every weekend (5am-9am, 12pm-1pm, 4pm-5:30pm, 9pm-10:30pm).

News/Station Presentation

Newscast Titles

  • The Chicago News(1948-1960)
  • The Chicago Report (1960-1968)
  • News 15 Chicago (1968-1991)
  • UBN 15 News (1991-2015)
  • Chicagotv Newswatch (2015-2017)
  • MetroPulse (2017-present)

News Voiceovers

  • Booth Announcers (1948-1978)
  • Bill Rice (1978-1983)
  • John B. Wells (1983-1997)
  • Bill Rather (1997-present)

News Music

  • "The Action News Theme" by Tom Sellers (1970-1975)
  • "Channel 2 News" by Bob Sakayama (1975-1980)
  • "TuesdayC" (1980-1983, Tuesday Productions)
  • "Let's All Be There - NBC Affiliate Package" (1985-1997)
  • "BCTV News Theme 1997" (1997-1999)
  • "BBC News" (1999-Present, David Lowe)
Television stations in the Chicago area
WCVF 2 (A1)

WJSZ 3 (CBS)
WCGO 4 (ABC-TV)
WACH 5 (ABC)
WKKL 6 (IND)
WCHS 7 (ABN)
KFUF 8 (SLN)
WQCO 9 (Acme)
WKDA 10 (RKO)
WMAQ 11 (NBC)
WCID 12 (DBC)
WLUK-TV 13 (QTV)
WKRU 14 (KTV)
WUCH 15 (UBN)
WGNX 16 (Ind)
WCLI 17 (The WB)
WCHP 18 (UPN)
KCHGG 19 (Q)
WIOQ 20 (MyTV)
WCHG 21 (UDC)
WFXC 22 (FOX)
WCIL 23 (ABS)
WCHJ 24 (JFN)
WCQU 25 (TNT)
WJHT-DT 26 (CW)
WCRD 27 (RDN)
WCUU 28 (IND)
WCNLN 29 (New Line)
WQGC 30 (TBS)
WPC-DT 31 (PBC)
WARE-TV 32 (YesNet)
WCRB-TV 33 (IND)
WCMY 34 (MNTV)
WETV 35 (PBS)
WPAC-TV 36 (Paramount)
WIUN 42 (PBS)
WEIG 44 (IND)
WCKT 46 (KTTV)
WCHI 50 (The Big Network)
WNSN 55 (Telemundo)
WUVC 56 (Univision)
WCAE 58 (PBS)
WFPJ 68 (IND)

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