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||The Voice||The Brave||NBC 5 Chicago News at 10|
|Tuesday||NBC 5 Chicago News at 6||Access Hollywood||The Voice||This Is Us||Law & Order: True Crime||NBC 5 Chicago News at 10|
|Wednesday||NBC 5 Chicago News at 6||Access Hollywood||The Blacklist||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Chicago PD||NBC 5 Chicago News at 10|
|Thursday||NBC 5 Chicago News at 6||Access Hollywood||Superstore||The Good Place||Will & Grace||Great News||Chicago Fire||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||Football Night in America||Sunday Night Football||NBC 5 Chicago News at 10|