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Brand WFAA-TV Channel 8
City of License Dallas, Texas
Market Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas
Channel 8 digital
Formerly: 8 analog (1949-2009)
9 digital (1998-2009)
Subcarrier: 8.2 (News 8 Now)
8.3 (Justice Network)
Network Affiliation Current: ABC
Historic: NBC (1949-1950)
Founded 1949
Company Tegna Media
Current Popular Non-Network Shows Entertainment Tonight
The Dr. Oz Show

WFAA is the callsign for the ABC affiliate in the Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas market. It is licensed to Dallas and broadcasts on digital channel 8. Its sister station is independent KFWD/channel 52.

Channel 8 analog signed on in 1949 as NBC affiliate KBTV, until 1950 when the call letters and the affiliate were changed to WFAA-TV and ABC. Around that time, on November 22, 1963, WFAA was the first station to break the news that President John F. Kennedy had been assassinated about two blocks north of the television station near Dealey Plaza outside the Texas School Book Depository. The station became the first station in America to broadcast a digital channel back in 1998. WFAA63.jpg
A screenshot of Jay Watson and Jerry Haynes covering the Kennedy assassination on November 22, 1963.

Digital programming

Virtual Physical Name Programming
8.1 8.1 WFAA-DT Main WFAA (ABC)
8.2 8.2 WFAA-DT2 News 8 Now
8.3 8.3 WFAA-DT3 Justice Network

Current ABC Prime-Time Schedule (Ch. 8)

Day 6:00 6:30 7:00 7:30 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00
Monday News 8 at 6 Entertainment Tonight Dancing with the Stars The Good Doctor News 8 Update
Tuesday News 8 at 6 Entertainment Tonight Celebrity Family Feud Dancing with the Stars News 8 Update
Wednesday News 8 at 6 Entertainment Tonight The Goldbergs Speechless Modern Family American Housewife Designated Survivor News 8 Update
Thursday News 8 at 6 Entertainment Tonight Grey's Anatomy Scandal How to Get Away with Murder News 8 Update
Friday News 8 at 6 Entertainment Tonight Once Upon a Time Marvel's Inhumans 20/20 News 8 Update
Saturday News 8 at 6 Inside Edition College Football News 8 Update
Sunday The Toy Box America's Funniest Home Videos Shark Tank Ten Days in the Valley News 8 Update

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