WMAQ-TV

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WMAQ-TV
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Brand NBC 5 Chicago
City of License Chicago, Illinois
Market Chicago, Illinois
Channel 29 digital
Formerly: 5 analog (1948-2009))
Subcarriers: 5.2 (Cozi TV)
Network Affiliation Current: NBC
Founded October 8, 1948
Company NBC Universal
President
Current Popular Non-Network Shows The Ellen DeGeneres Show
Extra
The Meredith Vieira Show
Access Hollywood
Kathy
Steve Harvey

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).

Digital programming

Virtual Physical Name Programming
5.1 29.1 WMAQ-DT Main WMAQ (NBC)
5.2 29.2 WMAQ-DT2 Cozi TV


Current NBC Prime-Time Schedule

Day 6:00 6:30 7:00 7:30 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00
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

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