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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. It is owned by Tegna Media, the broadcast division of Gannett.

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 The Bachelorette The Proposal News 8 Update
Tuesday News 8 at 6 Entertainment Tonight The Middle The Middle black-ish black-ish The Last Defense News 8 Update
Wednesday News 8 at 6 Entertainment Tonight The Goldbergs The Goldbergs Modern Family American Housewife Shark Tank News 8 Update
Thursday News 8 at 6 Entertainment Tonight The Gong Show Match Game Take Two News 8 Update
Friday News 8 at 6 Entertainment Tonight Quantico What Would You Do? 20/20 News 8 Update
Saturday News 8 at 6 Inside Edition America's Funniest Home Videos 20/20 News 8 Update
Sunday America's Funniest Home Videos Celebrity Family Feud The $100,000 Pyramid To Tell the Truth News 8 Update

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