WMAQ-TV is the NBC affiliate in Chicago, Illinois, owned by NBC Universal and runs as an NBC owned-and-operated station. The station operates on digital channel 29. Its sister station is Telemundo affiliate WSNS/channel 44.
WMAQ first began operation in 1948 as call letters WNBQ, the last of Chicago's four commercial VHF stations to launch, and the third of the five original NBC owned-and-operated stations, three weeks ahead of WNBK (now WKYC in Cleveland, Ohio).
|5.1||29.1||WMAQ-DT||Main WMAQ (NBC)|
Current NBC Prime-Time Schedule
|Monday||NBC 5 Chicago News at 6||Access Hollywood||American Ninja Warrior||Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge||NBC 5 Chicago News at 10|
|Tuesday||NBC 5 Chicago News at 6||Access Hollywood||America's Got Talent||World of Dance||NBC 5 Chicago News at 10|
|Wednesday||NBC 5 Chicago News at 6||Access Hollywood||Little Big Shots||The Carmichael Show||Encore programming||NBC 5 Chicago News at 10|
|Thursday||NBC 5 Chicago News at 6||Access Hollywood||Encore programming||NBC 5 Chicago News at 10|
|Friday||NBC 5 Chicago News at 6||Access Hollywood||Encore programming||Dateline NBC||NBC 5 Chicago News at 10|
|Saturday||Access Hollywood||Access Hollywood||Encore programming||SNL Vintage||NBC 5 Chicago News at 10|
|Sunday||Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly||Encore programming||NBC 5 Chicago News at 10|