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Boston 25 News

Channel 25 Boston say "Complete New England News Coverage"

Boston 25 News logoBoston 25 News is an American news TV broadcaster that is affiliated with the Fox News. The station can be identified by its callsign ‘WFXT’. Mainly it focuses on local and regional news from the Larger Boston metropolitan area. Domestic news includes weather, community news and local sports events. It covers traffic updates from Boston and nearby Worcester & Providence. Channel 25 Boston also on-air TV shows related to crime and investigative news. It does special coverage to census and election activities in Massachusetts.

Studio of Channel 25 is located in Dedham, Massachusetts. Despite being not Fox-owned station, Boston 25 News is the largest broadcaster by market size that is affiliated to Fox Network. It is marketed by the tagline “Complete New England News Coverage”. It proves it by providing every minute updates from the local areas to its worldwide viewers.

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Boston 25 News Schedule

Boston 25 Morning News 4:00 AM to 10:00 AM (Monday to Friday)
Boston 25 news at 4 & 5 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM (Monday to Friday)
Boston 25 News at 6 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM (daily)
Boston 25 News at 10 10:00 PM to 11:00 PM (daily)
Boston 25 News at 11 11:00 PM to 11:30 PM (Sunday to Saturday)
Boston 25 News Building
Boston 25 Studio Building located at 25 Fox Dr, Dedham, MA 02026, United States

Fox 25 News Boston is owned and operated by Cox Media Group, an Atlanta based company, while Cox Media Group Northeast, LLC, is the license holder of the broadcaster. There are almost 500 employees work at WFXT Boston 25, and they continue to expand their team. WFXT posts job opportunities on its web portal. The callsign of the station is short for Fox Television. The channel serves the local audience using 1,000 kW of transmitter power. You can take part in different contests organized by the station and win prizes. The television also organizes Charity campaigns for non-profit organizations like JDFR New England, Helping Heroes Work, Reach Out and Read, Alzheimer’s Association, Boston Bakes For Breast Cancer, Buddy Walk & Family Picnic, Coats For Kids, and Belle of the Ball. Fox 25 News Boston is available on iOS, Android, Roku, Amazon Fire, and Apple TV.

Broadcasting Mediums:

The audience can watch Boston 25 News live stream via virtual channel 25 and UHF digital channel 34. The viewers from Canada can watch the live stream of the station via cable provider Eastlink and satellite provider Bell TV. WFXT is one of six Boston TV broadcasters that are available for the Canadian audience.

Daniel Miller, Kevin Lemanowicz, Mark Ockerbloom, Vanessa Welch, Tom Leyden, and Sara Underwood - Anchors of Boston 25 News
Daniel Miller, Kevin Lemanowicz, Mark Ockerbloom, Vanessa Welch, Tom Leyden, and Sara Underwood | Source: twitter

Programming:

Boston 25 News DSNG Van
Boston 25 News DSNG Van | Courtesy: flickr

The audience of WFXT tune the broadcaster to get breaking news updates, sports coverage, and morning news. It is also famous for traffic and weather updates, health tips, and political shows. WFXT is also home for “Boston Bruins,” “Boston Celtics,” “Boston Red Sox,” and “News England Patriots.” The weather team of the channel, led by Chief Meteorologist “Kevin Lemanowicz. He has dedicated his efforts to update viewers with the most accurate local weather forecasts. And notify in-case of severe weather conditions to keep you and your family safe.

 

Weather Team of station

News Team and Anchors of Channel 25 Boston

The channel posses team of well known and famous anchors. News shows and content is rich with field research.

You can also watch: CBS Boston

Channel Overview:

Christian Broadcasting Network founded the broadcaster. The station aired its first broadcast on 10th October 1977. It emerged as an independent broadcaster on UHF channel 25. The early programming of the broadcaster comprised syndicated reruns and six hours of religious programming. It was targeted towards family-audience. WXNE-TV was the first callsign of the channel. In the early 1980s, more content was added to the daily schedule. It included made-for-TV movies, cartoons, family dramas, and off-network sitcoms.

In 1983, the station switched to the brand name “Boston 25” and using it until the current date. At that time, Boston 25 stood third place in the list of independent broadcasters and sixth according to the ratings of commercial TV broadcasters in the market.

Ownership History:

Ash Lynne with Tom Leyden on set of Boston 25 News
Ash Lynne with Tom Leyden on set | Credits: twitter

In April of 1986, CBN announced to sell WXNE and its other two broadcasters. In August of the same year, News Corporation announced to acquire WXNE to make it and owned-and-operated channel of its Fox Broadcasting Company. The sale was completed on 31st December of the same year. After the acquisition, News Corporation changed the calls of the TV broadcaster to what it currently uses “WFXT” on 19th January 1987. According to the Federal Communications Commission, a company cannot own a Television and Newspaper in the same market. So the channel was sold to Boston Celtics Ownership Group and became a sister broadcaster of WEEI.

During 1992, the station climbed to the third rank. While operating under the wings of Boston Celtics, the station had the threat of losing Fox affiliation. Fox Broadcasting Company resolved its issue with FCC’s rules. So, it reacquired the station on 7th July 1995. Later, 24th June 2014, Fox exchanged WFXT and its sister channel WHBQ-TV with Cox Media Group for KTVU and an independent broadcaster KICU-TV. The ownership rights were transferred to Cox Media Group on 8th October of that year.

Availability of the station:

  • WFXT is one of the six TV channels in Boston that can be watched in Canada via:
  • Cable service Eastlink
  • Satellite service Bell TV

However, Fox 25 live streaming is also available on the internet on the official website of the channel as well as here.

Affiliations:

News App

Fox 25 News Boston app provides you with breaking news, traffic alerts, weather conditions. Also, sports content, and much more from Boston, New England, New Hampshire, and other nearby areas. In addition to this, Fox 25 live streaming service lets the user watch news transmission or news headlines, as soon as it breaks. Users can also find top stories, weather, and traffic reports quickly. You can this app on both android and iPhone through Play Store or Apple Store, respectively.

Weather App

Kevin Lemanowicz, a chief Meteorologist and a certified weather expert by Channel 25 Boston, has created a local weather app. Fox 25 Boston Weather App offers the official weather forecast to keep people safe from extreme conditions.  The latest radar with 250m high resolution allows the user to see the present conditions in the area. Plus, it also includes a future radar that alerts people about the upcoming dangerous storms. The weather app is also available for both Apple and Android users.

Programming Schedule of Channel 25 Boston

Boston 25 Morning News Right This Minute The Wendy Williams Show
The Real The Mel Robbins Show Th Dr. Oz Show
Entertainment Tonight TMZ WWE Friday Night Smackdown
National News Tonight The Simpsons Xploration DIY Sci
Labor of Love Celebrity Watch Party America Says
Tel: (781) 467-2525
Website: https://www.boston25news.com/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/boston25
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/boston25/
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFJ2RDc1krJlu38MQUZIsWQ
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/wfxt-boston-25-news/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Boston25News/
Tower Location: Cabot Street in Needham
Brand Name: Boston 25

Coverage Map:

WFXT coverage map
WFXT | Source: www.publicfiles.fcc.gov
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