The station first began in 1968 as an independent station. In 1986, the station originally joined the FOX network, then in 1988 the station lost FOX to WFTS-TV channel 28 and returned to independent. In 1993, the station picked up PTEN as the area's affiliate. In 1995, the station dropped PTEN and became a UPN affiliate, then in 2006, UPN and The WB shut down and created The CW and made it become the station's new affiliate for the network.
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