WNJU, virtual channel 47 (UHF digital channel 36), is a Telemundo owned-and-operated television station licensed to Linden, New Jersey, United States and serving the New York City television market. It is one of two East Coast flagship stations of the Spanish-language network (the other being WSCV in MiamiFort Lauderdale). WNJU is owned by the NBC Owned Television Stations subsidiary of NBCUniversal (itself a subsidiary of Comcast), as part of a duopoly with New York-licensed NBC flagship station WNBC (channel 4). WNJU's studios are located in Fort Lee, New Jersey, and it shares transmitter facilities with WNBC atop One World Trade Center.

Telemundo New York 2012
Linden, New JerseyNew York, New York
United States
CityLinden, New Jersey
BrandingTelemundo 47
SloganTrabajando para ti
(Working for You)
ChannelsDigital: 36 (UHF)
(sharing with WNBC; to move to 35 (UHF))
Virtual: 47 (PSIP)
AffiliationsTelemundo (O&O)
(NBC Telemundo License LLC)
First air dateMay 16, 1965
Call letters' meaningNew Jersey UHF
Sister station(s)WNBC
Former callsignsWNJU-TV (1965–January 11, 1988)[1][2]
Former affiliationsIndependent (1965–1987)
NetSpan (1984–1987)
Transmitter power340 kW (STA)
575 kW (CP)
Height519.1 m (1,703 ft) (STA)
496 m (1,627 ft) (CP)
Facility ID73333
Transmitter coordinates40°42′46.8″N 74°0′47.3″W / 40.713000°N 74.013139°WCoordinates: 40°42′46.8″N 74°0′47.3″W / 40.713000°N 74.013139°W
Licensing authorityFCC
Public license informationProfile
A float representing WNJU Telemundo 47 at the Cuban Day parade at Union City, New Jersey.


WNJU-TV signed on the air on May 16, 1965 as the first commercial UHF station in the New York television market (WNYC-TV was the first UHF station to sign on the air in 1961, but it was operated as a non-commercial educational station for its first 35 years of existence despite having a commercial license). The station originally broadcast from the Mosque Theater (now Newark Symphony Hall), located at 1020 Broad Street in Newark, in the former studios of WATV (channel 13). The station was owned by Henry Becton (son of Maxwell Becton, co-founder of Becton Dickinson) and Fairleigh S. Dickinson Jr. (son of Fairleigh S. Dickinson Sr., founder of Fairleigh Dickinson University and also the co-founder of Becton Dickinson). The general manager during WNJU's early years was pioneering UHF broadcaster Edwin Cooperstein. The station's initial schedule featured a mix of English, Asian, Spanish and Italian shows. During the mid-1960s, the station broadcast a live and locally produced teenage dance show called Disc-O-Teen, hosted by John Zacherle; and a folk music program, Rainbow Quest, hosted by Pete Seeger. WNJU was involved in some controversy when it aired bullfights, which some critics believed were too violent. The station was not profitable due to the lack of awareness of UHF stations in the New York metropolitan area. The market had seven VHF stations, six of which were commercial, at a time when most cities had an average of three commercial stations. WNJU already had two strikes against it, and served minority audiences with mostly brokered programming.

WNJU-TV was sold in the fall of 1970 for $8 million (a fairly high price for a UHF station back in 1970) to Screen Gems Broadcasting, a subsidiary of Columbia Pictures. It was thought that WNJU would now become competitive because Screen Gems had deep pockets, but the brokered ethnic format would ultimately continue. It maintained an English-speaking audience a few hours a week during the 1970s when it was the only New York broadcast outlet for the World Wide Wrestling Federation. The station used a logo with WAPA-TV's "Open 4", as it was WAPA-TV's sister station at the time.

By the late 1970s, WNJU-TV had evolved into mostly Spanish programming, along with some ethnic brokered programs that aired on weekends. During the week, WNJU ran English-speaking religious programming until noon. From 12:00 p.m. onward, the station ran Spanish programming. On Sundays, the station also aired English-language religious programs in the morning. WNJU was sold in 1979 to a consortium led by Jerry Perenchio, Bud Yorkin and Norman Lear. By the early 1980s, much of the other brokered foreign language programming disappeared, with WNJU airing English language religious programming in the morning and Spanish programming the rest of the day. Some brokered programs, including Greek (and Italian in the early-mid 1970s), aired on Sunday afternoons into the early 1990s.

In 1984, WNJU-TV joined with two Spanish language television stations that were not affiliated with the Spanish International Network (now Univision) and formed NetSpan, the United States' second Spanish-language television network. NetSpan's original group of affiliates included WNJU-TV, KSTS in San Jose, California, and WBBS in Chicago (which aired its programming in the evenings and late nights only); the latter two stations were locally owned. In 1985, KVEA in Corona, California, WSCV in Fort Lauderdale, Florida (both of which were owned by Blair Broadcasting), and locally owned WCIU-TV in Chicago (which aired NetSpan programming after 5 p.m. only) joined NetSpan. The network acquired WNJU-TV and the other stations, except for WCIU, outright in 1986.

Logo telemundo47
The former logo of WNJU as Telemundo 47.

In 1987, NetSpan added more affiliates, and changed its name to Telemundo. In Chicago, WSNS-TV dropped its Univision affiliation and joined Telemundo, with WCIU carrying Univision programming after 5 p.m. In the early 1990s, WNJU dropped its English-language religious shows and became a full-time Telemundo station.

In 1989, the station moved its operations to 39 Industrial Avenue in Teterboro. In 2001, General Electric (then-owner of NBC) purchased Telemundo. WNJU witnessed major overhauls, adopting similar opening graphics to those used at New York City's WNBC, and adopting a tweaked version of its opening music sequence. In 2003, WNJU relocated to the Sixth Floor at 2200 Fletcher Avenue in Fort Lee, occupying the former studios and offices of the NBC-owned CNBC cable network, which around the same time moved to a state-of-the-art new studio complex at 900 Sylvan Avenue (Route 9W) in Englewood Cliffs.

In 2009, WNJU debuted the morning magazine program Las Comadres con Gloria B, which became the No. 1 program in the market in its timeslot, garnering 1.5 million viewers.[3]

On May 17, 2017, WNJU announced it would begin over-the-air nighttime transmission testing from One World Trade Center in the fourth week of May 2017, which they expected to commence seven to 10 days later, and by the end of the year, WNJU and four other NYC area TV stations began broadcasting from the new tower.[4][5]

Digital television

Digital channels

The station's digital signal is multiplexed:

Channel Video Aspect PSIP Short Name Programming[6]
47.1 1080i 16:9 WNJU-HD Main WNJU programming / Telemundo
47.2 480i 4:3 T-Xitos TeleXitos

On November 1, 2011, WNJU began broadcasting the soi network on digital subchannel 47.3. A month later, WNJU began broadcasting the Telemundo 2 Network on digital channel 47.2. WNJU also operates a Mobile DTV feed of subchannel 47.1, labelled "WNJU T47".

As of November 2014, WNJU has replaced EXITOS with TeleXitos on 47.2 and soi is no longer on 47.3.

Analog-to-digital conversion

WNJU discontinued regular programming on its analog signal, over UHF channel 47, on June 12, 2009, as part of the federally mandated transition from analog to digital television.[7] The station's digital signal remained on its pre-transition UHF channel 36,[8] using PSIP to display WNJU's virtual channel as 47 on digital television receivers.

On April 13, 2017, it was revealed that the over-the-air spectrum of sister station WNBC had been sold in the FCC's spectrum reallocation auction, fetching $214 million. WNBC will remain in operation, sharing broadcast spectrum with WNJU.[9] The shared broadcast took effect April 2, 2018.[10]

News operation

WNJU presently broadcasts 17 hours of locally produced newscasts each week (with three hours each weekday and one hour each on Saturdays and Sundays); in addition, the station produces a newsmagazine program titled Acceso Total, which airs weekday mornings at 10 a.m. and the public affairs program Enfoque New York (a local version of the Telemundo discussion program Enfoque), which airs Sundays at 12 p.m.

WNJU launched its news operation in the late 1980s, with 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. newscasts anchored by Jorge L. Ramos In 1997, it launched a weekend edition of Noticiero 47, anchored by Ivan Taylor. In 2001, it launched a morning newscast called Noticiero 47 Primera Edicion, as well as a midday newscast, and the weekend newscast was taken over by Ramon Zayas. However, due to company-wide cutbacks, WNJU pulled the plug on its morning, midday, and weekend newscasts in 2009.

Three years later, in 2012, the weekend newscast was relaunched, and in November 2012, a new morning newscast was introduced, called Buenos días, Nueva York. Buenos Días expanded to 5 a.m., adding El Pacha from rival WXTV-DT, though it later reverted to its former title of Noticiero 47 Primera Edicion. Gloria Echeverry was also added to the weeknight newscasts as co-anchor, while Yaima Crespo joined the weekend newscasts in that same capacity. Entertainment reporter Odalys Molina was moved to the morning newscast. During that time, the station also received a new helicopter, HelicopteroT47, along with sister station WNBC and rival WXTV-DT. Morning weather anchor Audris Rijo and Rafael Bello now anchor Acceso Total.

On September 18, 2014, Telemundo announced a new 5:30 p.m./4:30 p.m. newscast for all 14 of its owned-and-operated stations, including WNJU. Additionally, a new daytime newscast debuted November 3, 2014.

Notable current on-air staff

Notable former on-air staff


  1. ^ F.C.C.'s history cards for WNJU; retrieved January 17, 2019.
  2. ^ Callsign history for WNJU; retrieved January 17, 2019.
  3. ^ Steel, Pigeon. "Show las Comadres with Gloria B". Archived from the original on December 2, 2013. Retrieved November 15, 2009.
  4. ^ Kurz, Phil (May 18, 2017). "WNJU To Kick Off 1 WTC OTA Transmission". TVNewsCheck. NetNewsCheck Media, LLC. Retrieved May 23, 2017.
  5. ^ Marszalek, Diana (June 26, 2017). "WNJU New York Brings Broadcasting Back to World Trade Center". Radio World. Retrieved June 27, 2017.
  6. ^ RabbitEars TV Query for WNJU
  7. ^ List of Digital Full-Power Stations
  8. ^ CDBS Print
  9. ^ "NBC Makes Over $480 Million From Auction". TVNewsCheck. Retrieved 13 April 2017.
  10. ^ "How to Rescan Your Television to Receive NBC New York's Signal". WNBC. Retrieved May 3, 2018.

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Channel 36 digital TV stations in the United States

The following television stations broadcast on digital channel 36 in the United States:

K22IC-D in Strong City, Oklahoma

K36AB-D in Lawton, Oklahoma

K36AC-D in Yuma, Colorado

K36AE-D in Clarkdale, Arizona

K36AF-D in New Castle, Colorado

K36AI-D in Parowan/Enoch, etc., Utah

K36AK-D in Blanding/Monticello, Utah

K36BA-D in Burns, Oregon

K36BQ-D in Pahrump, Nevada

K36BW-D in Thompson Falls, Montana

K36BX-D in Coos Bay, Oregon

K36CA-D in Memphis, Texas

K36CC-D in Tulia, Texas

K36CW-D in Dodson, Montana

K36CX-D in Boulder, Montana

K36DB-CD in Avon/Vail, Colorado

K36DI-D in Santa Rosa, New Mexico

K36DK-D in Joplin, Montana

K36DP-D in Pendleton, Oregon

K36EW-D in College Place, Washington

K36FF-D in Shurz, Nevada

K36FG-D in Hood River, etc., Oregon

K36FM-D in Beaver, etc., Utah

K36FQ-D in Wagon Mound, New Mexico

K36FS-D in Randolph, Utah

K36FT-D in Santa Clara, etc., Utah

K36FV-D in Hatch, Utah

K36FZ-D in Meadview, Arizona

K36GL-D in Lovelock, Nevada

K36GQ-D in Parlin, Colorado

K36GU-D in Rockaway Beach, Oregon

K36GX-D in Basalt, Colorado

K36HA-D in Elko, Nevada

K36HH-D in Susanville, etc., California

K36HM-D in Fort Dick, California

K36IB-D in Midland, etc., Oregon

K36IF-D in Orangeville, Utah

K36IG-D in Antimony, Utah

K36IH-D in Ignacio, Colorado

K36II-D in Joplin, Missouri

K36IJ-D in Anahola, etc., Hawaii

K36IK-D in Delta/Oak City, etc., Utah

K36IL-D in Hanna & Tabiona, Utah

K36IM-D in Duchesne, etc., Utah

K36IO-D in Manhattan, Kansas

K36IP-D in Scipio, Utah

K36IQ-D in Vernal, etc., Utah

K36IR-D in Garrison, etc., Utah

K36IS-D in Woodland & Kamas, Utah

K36IY-D in Weatherford, Oklahoma

K36JA-D in Enterprise, Utah

K36JB-D in Cripple Creek, Colorado

K36JD-D in Jackson, Wyoming

K36JH-D in Barstow, California

K36JO-D in Cheyenne, Wyoming

K36JS-D in Grants, New Mexico

K36JT-D in Clear Creek, Utah

K36JU-D in Helper, Utah

K36JV-D in East Price, Utah

K36JW-D in Spring Glen, Utah

K36JX-D in Many Farms, Arizona

K36JZ-D in Roseburg, Oregon

K36KA-D in Rolla, Missouri

K36KD-D in Tierra Amarilla, New Mexico

K36KE-D in Ardmore, Oklahoma

K36KH-D in Alexandria, Minnesota

K36KI-D in Fillmore, etc., Utah

K36KJ-D in Rural Garfield, Utah

K36KL-D in Gruver, Texas

K36KN-D in Eureka, Nevada

K36KQ-D in Panguitch, Utah

K36KR-D in Elmo/Big Arm, Montana

K36KV-D in Teasdale, etc., Utah

K36KW-D in Redwood Falls, Minnesota

K36KX-D in Leamington, Utah

K36KZ-D in Max, Minnesota

K36LA-D in Kabetogama, Minnesota

K36LB-D in Cheyenne Wells, Colorado

K36LE-D in Manila, etc., Utah

K36LF-D in Taos, New Mexico

K36LM-D in Grand Junction, Colorado

K36LU-D in Ely, Nevada

K36LW-D in Williams, Minnesota

K36LX-D in Jacks Cabin, Colorado

K36MA-D in Perryton, Texas

K36MI-D in Fountain Green, Utah

K36ND-D in Victoria, Texas

K36NE-D in Las Vegas, Nevada

K36NJ-D in Monett, Missouri

K36NP-D in Baker Valley, Oregon

K36NQ-D in Altus, Oklahoma

K36NR-D in Seiling, Oklahoma

K36OA-D in Red Lake, Minnesota

K36OJ-D in Rainier, Oregon

K36OU-D in Mountain View, Wyoming

K38DT-D in North La Pine, Oregon

K38HE-D in West Plains, Missouri

K38MS-D in Alton, etc., Utah

K39CZ-D in Aberdeen, South Dakota

K39JX-D in Livingston, etc., Montana

K39LT-D in Pringle, South Dakota

K43DC-D in Lewistown, Montana

K45CH-D in Fort Peck, Montana

K47GI-D in Grants Pass, Oregon

K47KJ-D in Verdi, Nevada

K49EV-D in Clarkston, Washington

K49IG-D in Yreka, California

K49KA-D in Whitehall, Montana

K49LV-D in Granite Falls, Minnesota

K50CT-D in Cottage Grove, Oregon

K50HZ-D in Willmar, Minnesota

K50JT-D in Hakalau, Hawaii

K57FO-D in Garden Valley, Idaho

KAAL in Austin, Minnesota

KADO-CD in Shreveport, Louisiana

KAJB in Calipatria, California

KAZT-CD in Phoenix, Arizona

KBFK-LP in Bakersfield, California

KBNS-CD in Branson, Missouri

KBWU-LD in Richland, etc., Washington

KDFI in Dallas, Texas

KEVC-CD in Indio, California

KEVE-LD in Vancouver, Washington

KFFS-CD in Fayetteville, Arkansas

KFPX-TV in Newton, Iowa

KFRE-TV in Sanger, California

KFTH-DT in Alvin, Texas

KFTU-DT in Douglas, Arizona

KHSL-TV in Redding, California

KICU-TV in San Jose, California

KIDK in Idaho Falls, Idaho

KJWY-LD in Salem, Oregon

KKAP in Little Rock, Arkansas

KLGV-LD in Longview, Texas

KNBC in Los Angeles, California

KRSU-TV in Claremore, Oklahoma

KSKN in Spokane, Washington

KSKT-CD in San Marcos, California

KTFO-CD in Austin, Texas

KTMF-LD in Kalispell, Montana

KTVS-LD in Albuquerque, New Mexico

KUEN in Ogden, Utah

KUIL-LD in Beaumont, Texas

KUOK-CD in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

KUVE-CD in Tucson, Arizona

KVES-LD in Palm Springs, California

KWQC-TV in Davenport, Iowa

KWSD in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

KXTV in Sacramento, California

KYUB-LD in Durham, California

KZMB-LD in Enid, Oklahoma

KZOD-LP in Odessa, Texas

W36BE-D in State College, Pennsylvania

W36DO-D in Darby, Pennsylvania

W36EC-D in Bartow, Florida

W41CR-D in Hinesville-Richmond, Georgia

W42CB-D in Hesperia, Michigan

WABM in Birmingham, Alabama

WAXN-TV in China Grove, North Carolina

WBUD-LP in Blairsville, Georgia

WCAY-CD in Key West, Florida

WCIV in Charleston, South Carolina

WDNP-LD in St. Petersburg, Florida

WDYC-LD in Cincinnati, Ohio

WENY-TV in Elmira, New York

WFFT-TV in Fort Wayne, Indiana

WFPX-TV in Fayetteville, North Carolina

WGCW-LD in Albany, Georgia

WGPT in Oakland, Maryland

WIMN-CA in Arecibo, Puerto Rico

WITF-TV in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

WJYS in Hammond, Indiana

WKMU in Murray, Kentucky

WKYT-TV in Lexington, Kentucky

WLEF-TV in Park Falls, Wisconsin

WLNS-TV in Lansing, Michigan

WLOO in Vicksburg, Mississippi

WMAV-TV in Oxford, Mississippi

WMGM-TV in Wildwood, New Jersey

WMNT-CD in Toledo, Ohio

WMVS in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

WNJU in Linden, New Jersey

WNPX-TV in Cookeville, Tennessee

WNTE-LD in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico

WPMC-CD in Mappsville, Virginia

WPXP-TV in Lake Worth, Florida

WPXR-TV in Roanoke, Virginia

WRIW-CD in Providence, Rhode Island

WSWB in Scranton, Pennsylvania

WTTE in Columbus, Ohio

WTTG in Washington, D.C.

WTVY in Dothan, Alabama

WTWO in Terre Haute, Indiana

WUFT in Gainesville, Florida

WUNP-TV in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina

WVOZ-TV in Ponce, Puerto Rico

WWL-TV in New Orleans, Louisiana

WYCN-CD in Nashua, New Hampshire

WYFF in Greenville, South Carolina

WYTV in Youngstown, Ohio

WZCK-LD in Madison-Middleton, Wisconsin

WZXZ-CD in Orlando, etc., FloridaThe following stations, which are no longer licensed, formerly broadcast on digital channel 36 in the United States:

K36HV-D in Wallowa, Oregon

K36IN-D in Fruitland, etc., Utah

WCDC-TV in Adams, Massachusetts

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The following television stations operate on virtual channel 47 in the United States:

K13IB-D in Glasgow, Montana

K13JO-D in Hinsdale, Montana

K16EJ-D in Peetz, Colorado

K17EU-D in Holyoke, Colorado

K17IL-D in Ellensburg, etc., Washington

K18AD-D in East Wenatchee, etc., Washington

K18FO-D in Idalia, Colorado

K22JA-D in Corpus Christi, Texas

K30OC-D in Cottage Grove, Oregon

K31KK-D in Kingsville-Alice, Texas

K34AC-D in Yuma, Colorado

K35FI-D in Akron, Colorado

K46CY-D in Sterling, Colorado

K46FF-D in Wray, Colorado

K47CC-D in Victorville, California

K47CH-D in Winnemucca, Nevada

K47CY-D in Fort Peck, Montana

K47DW-D in Alexandria, Louisiana

K47FT-D in Anton, Colorado

K47HO-D in Shreveport, Louisiana

K47JC-D in Wadena, Minnesota

K47JE-D in Olivia, Minnesota

K47JK-D in Pocatello, Idaho

K47JO-D in New Orleans, Louisiana

K47KI-D in Duncan, Oklahoma

K47MU-D in Concho, Oklahoma

K49IN-D in Julesburg, Colorado

KCNH-LD in Joplin, Missouri

KFMS-LD in Keyes, California

KGNG-LD in Las Vegas, Nevada

KGPE in Fresno, California

KGSC-LD in Cheyenne, Wyoming

KLPN-LD in Longview, Texas

KQUP-LD in Spokane, Washington

KRTN-TV in Durango, Colorado

KSSJ-LD in San Antonio, Texas

KTMD in Galveston, Texas

KTXD-TV in Greenville, Texas

KUNP-LD in Portland, Oregon

KWCC-LD in Wenatchee, Washington

KWHB in Tulsa, Oklahoma

KWWO-LD in Walla Walla, Washington

KXLT-TV in Rochester, Minnesota

KYVE in Yakima, Washington

W05DH-D in Vero Beach, Florida

W47AO-D in Berwick, Pennsylvania

W47DX-D in Canovanas, Puerto Rico

W47EI-D in Birmingham, Alabama

W48DT-D in Guayanilla, Puerto Rico

WATV-LD in Orlando, Florida

WEEV-LD in Evansville, Indiana

WEKK-LD in Wausau, Wisconsin

WEVD-LD in Dover, Delaware

WGSR-LD in Reidsville, North Carolina

WIED-LD in Greenville, North Carolina

WIEF-LD in Athens, Georgia

WIYE-LD in Parkersburg, West Virginia

WJAX-TV in Jacksonville, Florida

WKBS-TV in Altoona, Pennsylvania

WKTB-CD in Norcross, Georgia

WMDO-CD in Washington, D.C.

WMDT in Salisbury, Maryland

WMSN-TV in Madison, Wisconsin

WNJU in Linden, New Jersey

WOIL-CD in Talladega, Alabama

WRLM in Canton, Ohio

WRPX-TV in Rocky Mount, North Carolina

WSYM-TV in Lansing, Michigan

WTVP in Peoria, Illinois

WUDL-LD in Detroit, Michigan

WUTH-CD in Hartford, Connecticut

WYCH-LD in Rockford, Illinois

WYKE-CD in Inglis/Yankeetown, Florida

WZRB in Columbia, South CarolinaThe following stations, which are no longer licensed, formerly operated on virtual channel 47:

KKNF-LD in Lufkin, Texas

WSBN-TV in Norton, Virginia

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Universal Channel was a Japanese television channel.


WMBQ-CD virtual channel 46 VHF digital channel 13, is a Class A low-power digital television station licensed to New York City. The station is owned by WNET.org.


WNBC, virtual channel 4 (UHF digital channel 36), is the flagship station of the NBC television network, licensed to New York, New York, United States. The station is owned by the NBC Owned Television Stations subsidiary of NBCUniversal (itself a subsidiary of Comcast), as part of a duopoly with Linden, New Jersey-licensed Telemundo co-flagship WNJU (channel 47). WNBC's studios are co-located with NBC's corporate headquarters at 30 Rockefeller Plaza in Midtown Manhattan; it shares transmitter facilities with WNJU atop One World Trade Center.

WNBC holds the distinction as the oldest continuously operating commercial television station in the United States.

In the few areas of the eastern United States where an NBC station is not receivable over-the-air, WNBC is available on satellite via DirecTV. It is carried on Dish Network and certain cable providers in markets where an NBC affiliate is unavailable. The station is also relayed via WKAQ-DT3 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. DirecTV also allows subscribers in Greater Los Angeles to receive WNBC for an additional monthly fee.


WRNN-TV, virtual channel 48 (UHF digital channel 25), is an independent television station licensed to New Rochelle, New York, United States and serving the New York City television market. The station is owned by WRNN-TV Associates. WRNN's studios are located in Rye Brook, New York, and its transmitter is located atop One World Trade Center. WRNN broadcasts a schedule of mainly infomercials, home shopping programming, regional and international news programs, and some syndicated programming.


WSCV, virtual channel 51 (UHF digital channel 30), is a Telemundo owned-and-operated television station serving Miami, Florida, United States that is licensed to Fort Lauderdale. It is one of two East Coast flagship stations of the Spanish-language network (the other being WNJU in the New York City market). WSCV is owned by the NBC Owned Television Stations subsidiary of NBCUniversal (itself a subsidiary of Comcast), as part of a duopoly with Miami-licensed NBC owned-and-operated station WTVJ (channel 6). The two stations share studios on Southwest 27th Street (off I-75) in Miramar; WSCV's transmitter is located near Hard Rock Stadium in north Miami-Dade County.

WSCV is one of two commercial television stations with a city of license in Broward County (the other being UniMás flagship WAMI-DT, channel 69, licensed to Hollywood). The station also serves as the de facto Telemundo outlet for the West Palm Beach market.

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