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CBS 46 Atlanta

CBS 46 logoCBS 46 Atlanta is home to the latest local news updates related to Atlanta. This American broadcaster is also called by its call letters WGCL TV. The Atlanta licensed channel is marketed by the slogan “Getting Result.” Famous for its distinctive programs and news shows. Recently, the station got popularity due to high-rated anchors and newscasters. Weather, traffic, local news, community and lifestyle information related to Georgia is the content of the station.

Meredith Corporation manages all business operations for the station as its owner and operator, as well as owning another sibling broadcaster WPCH-TV. Columbia Broadcasting System is the primary affiliate of Channel 46 News; hence the brand name is also “CBS 46,” where 46 is the channel number of the TV operator. However, the callsign of the station is driven from “Georgia’s CLear News.”

Watch CBS 46 Atlanta Live Stream

Breaking news and headlines are the most important source of information. People watch CBS 46 live stream news to get updates for happenings in Atlanta and weather forecasts. One must on the live player to start watching.

Live Schedule of CBS 46 Atlanta


4:30 AM to 7:00 AM

4:00 PM to 6:30 PM

11:00 PM

Channel 46 News is the third-largest CBS-affiliated TV broadcaster in terms of market size, which is not owned and operated by CBS itself. WGCL TV serves the local audience by using 1,000 watts of transmitter power, approved by the Federal Communications Commission. The combined studios of WGCL TV and its sibling channel WPCH TV are located on 14th Street Northwest in Atlanta’s Atlantic Station district.

CBS 46 Atlanta studio
News Studious of CBS 46 Atlanta | Source: twitter

The broadcaster also features stories shared by volunteers on social media with the hashtag of “#CBS46” during live coverage on television. You can also join the CBS 46 Atlanta as employee or internee; the job opportunities are always available on its web portal. To follow every minute update right in the palm of your hand, you can download the official apps available for Android and iOS devices.

Transmission Channels:

The viewers from licensed coverage areas can watch CBS 46 live stream by tuning on virtual channel 46 and UHF digital channel 19. The cable subscribers can watch the station in Standard Definition on Comcast Xfinity channel 9 and Charter Spectrum channel 4. While, to watch High Definition, you can tune Xfinity channel 809 and Spectrum channel 704. The 1080i digital signals are broadcasted via WGCL-DT while, 480i signals via COZI TV and GRIT TV. The viewers who do not belong to licensed coverage areas can watch CBS 46 live streaming from its official website.

 

Programming:

CBS 46 Atlanta is primarily popular in the market for its breaking news related to Atlanta and its surroundings as well as covering international hot topics, local weather and traffic forecasts, sports programming, talk shows, politics, and investigation programs. You can rely on accurate radar generated weather data of CBS 46 News to plan your daily visits.

The live cams also play a role in better weather forecasting. Furthermore, the weather team of CBS 46 News covers the detailed weather conditions in their blog posts. You can also download the dedicated weather app by the name of “CBS 46 Weather” to remain updated with the weather conditions of Atlanta.

The members of the weather team at CBS 46 are

  • Jennifer Valdez
  • Ella Dorsey
  • Fred Campagna
  • Molly McCollum
  • Rodney Harris

The list of anchors which are part of the News Team

CBS 46 Atlanta Meteorologists

Station Overview:

CBS 46 Atlanta Broadcast House
WGCL-TV CBS 46 Broadcast House, located at 425 14th St NW, Atlanta, GA

The broadcaster was founded by the “Continental Broadcasting Network” as an independent broadcaster on 6th June 1971 by the name of WHAE-TV, an antonym for “Heaven And Earth.” Initially, the broadcasting of the channel was limited to six hours a day and had low budget programs in its lineup. The on-air time was increased to eight hours a day in 1972, where the additional two hours were dedicated to entertainment programming. In 1976, the station started to air 20 hours of programming by adding religious and secular syndicated shows to its lineup. The broadcaster changed its call letters to WANX-TV in the fall of 1977.

Watch more from Atlanta: Fox 5 News

The ownership rights were transferred to Tribune Broadcasting in late 1983. After the acquisition, the name was changed to WGNX on 15th March 1984. WGNX became a CBS affiliate on 11th December 1994. The current owner Meredith Corporation announced to acquire the station on 23rd August 1998. After the completion of the acquisition, the call letter was changed to WGCL TV on 4th July 2000 and using it until the current date.

The affiliation partners of WGCL TV are

  • CBS
  • Cozi TV
  • Grit

Ella Dorsey with other CBS 46 Atlanta Anchors
Ella Dorsey with other CBS 46 Anchors | Courtesy: CBS 46 website

Programming Lineup of CBS 46 Atlanta

CBS 46 News The Late Show with Stephen Colbert The Late Late Show with James Corden
CBS Morning News The Big Bang Theory CBS This Morning
The 700 Club Let’s Make a Deal The Price Is Right
The Young and the Restless The Bold and the Beautiful The Talk
The Dr. Oz Show CBS Evening News CBS Overnight News

Tel: 404-325-4646
Website: https://www.cbs46.com/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/cbs46
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CBS46/
Instagram: instagram.com/cbs46
Tower Location: Shepherds Lane and Arnold Avenue in the Woodland Hills section of northeastern Atlanta
Brand Name: CBS 6 Atlanta

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