WBBJ to Add CBS to 7.3 in January 2012
WBBJ-TV, Channel 7 in Jackson, Tennessee announces an additional network affiliation. Traditionally an ABC affiliate, WBBJ-TV will begin an additional affiliation with the CBS Network on January 1, 2012. WBBJ/ABC will continue to broadcast on Digital channel 7.1. WBBJ/CBS will broadcast on Digital channel 7.3. There will be no changes to WBBJ/ABC 7 viewing.
7 Eyewitness News, West Tennessee’s News Channel, will be the news, weather, sports and information service for both ABC and CBS affiliations.
WBBJ has a long tradition of serving the people of West Tennessee. We look forward to additionally serving with CBS programming including CBS News, Entertainment, NFL, SEC and NCAA sports.
Broadcasting of the two networks is made possible because of the new digital age of television. WBBJ has kept up with this new technology. This addition will give WBBJ-TV viewers more programming choices. WBBJ-TV signed on the air in 1955 as a CBS affiliate. Now our viewers will have both ABC and CBS.
WBBJ-TV ABC and CBS will be able to be viewed over-the-air, on cable and satellite television.