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Brand WJZ 13
City of License Baltimore, Maryland
Market Baltimore, Maryland
Channel 11 digital
13 virtual
13.2 subcarrier: (Decades)
Formerly: 13 analog (1948-2009)
38 digital (2001-2009)
13 digital (2009-20)
Network Affiliation Current: CBS
Formerly: ABC (1948–1995)
Founded 1948
Company CBS Television Stations (ViacomCBS)
Current Popular
Non-Network Shows
Entertainment Tonight
Dr. Phil

WJZ-TV is the callsign for the CBS owned-and-operated affiliate in Baltimore, Maryland. It broadcasts on digital channel 11. It had previously aired on digital channel 38 (simultaneously with analog 13). The RF moved to digital 11 in 2020.

WJZ was the third station to sign on in Baltimore. It was ABC affiliate WAAM-TV at first and was the network's second affiliate nationally, with DuMont as secondary. It wound up under the ownership of Westinghouse Broadcasting (Group W) in 1957 and had its call changed to WJZ (the original call of what is now New York City's WABC TV and radio).

WJZ remained with ABC up until 1995 when the network signed an affiliation deal with The E.W. Scripps Company, owner of Baltimore NBC affiliate WMAR/channel 2. As a result, ABC moved to WMAR. Westinghouse subsequently signed an affiliation deal with CBS and moved its affiliation to WJZ (it had been on WBAL/channel 11, now an NBC affiliate). CBS bought WJZ outright in 1996.

As with several CBS east coast affiliates, WJZ airs the network's game show Let's Make a Deal at 10 AM, during the morning feed. Most CBS affiliates air it at 3 PM Eastern, when CBS feeds it then.

Current CBS Prime-Time Schedule

Day 7:00 7:30 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30 11:00
Monday CBS Evening News Entertainment Tonight The Neighborhood Bob Hearts Abishola NCIS NCIS: Hawai'i Eyewitness News at 11
Tuesday CBS Evening News Entertainment Tonight FBI FBI
Most Wanted
Eyewitness News at 11
Wednesday CBS Evening News Entertainment Tonight Survivor Tough as Nails CSI: Vegas Eyewitness News at 11
Thursday CBS Evening News Entertainment Tonight The Neighborhood United States of Al Ghosts B Positive Bull Eyewitness News at 11
Friday CBS Evening News Entertainment Tonight S.W.A.T. Magnum, P.I. Blue Bloods Eyewitness News at 11
Saturday Entertainment Tonight Crimetime I Crimetime II 48 Hours Eyewitness News at 11
Sunday 60 Minutes The Equalizer NCIS: Los Angeles SEAL Team Eyewitness News at 11

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