11 Facts About WCBS-TV


WCBS-TV is a television station in New York City, serving as the flagship of the CBS network.

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WCBS-TV announced that it would add additional on-air staff and expand WLNY's local news programming .

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In 2016, WCBS-TV returned to transmitting from One World Trade Center in lower Manhattan.

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WCBS-TV had many well-known personalities during this era: anchors Dave Marash, Rolland Smith, Michele Marsh and Vic Miles; meteorologists Dr Frank Field and John Coleman; reporters Meredith Vieira, Randall Pinkston, Tony Guida, John Stossel and Arnold Diaz and sportscaster Warner Wolf.

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WCBS-TV retooled the 11 p m report as a "gritty, down-to-earth" style newscast, termed Nightcast.

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WCBS-TV had worked at the station from 1973 to 1995, leaving to serve a similar investigative role at ABC News.

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WCBS-TV received information from The Weather Channel, in addition to using its radars and satellite imagery.

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WCBS-TV hired Lonnie Quinn, who had been a weatherman in Miami, as they phased out John Bolaris, who had rejoined WCBS in 2002.

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From 1956 until 1993, WCBS-TV carried most New York Giants games through the network's coverage of the National Football League.

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In 1980, WCBS-TV aired Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Finals via an episode of CBS Sports Spectacular, where the New York Islanders won their first of four straight Stanley Cups.

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In 2002, WCBS-TV acquired the over-the-air rights to New York Yankees baseball games, replacing Fox owned-and-operated station WNYW.

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