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WPGH Fox 53 News

Channel 53 News Pittsburgh Live

WPGH Fox 53 News logoWPGH Fox 53 News is a US TV service affiliated providing services to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and to Fox Network. The station operates under the ownership of Sinclair Broadcast Group, which also manages WPNT CH 22. WPGH Pittsburgh provides the latest news headlines, sports information, and WPGH weather coverage. Plus, it also hosts some of the popular TV series, including Gotham, Empire, Big Bang Theory, The Simpsons, The Residents, and Lethal Weapon. Viewers can have the station’s coverage online through WPGH Live stream or over the air via satellite. The station uses a catchphrase “Coverage You Can Count On” for its newscast. One more thing worth mentioning here is that WPGH-TV takes news coverage from WPXI News. WPGH TV hosts a service called “Sinclair Cares.”

It takes care of the community by providing them different health tips, which helps them live a healthy life. In the station’s “Our Issues” Section, locals can take a look at various issues related to Pittsburgh along with their proper solutions. The other sections include in the channel are Fox 35 Insider, Pittsburgh moves, Black History, and Pittsburgh Market Place.

WPGH Fox 53 News Live Streaming

Enjoy many popular and mainstream TV series on Channel 53 PA through WPGH live stream. Big Bang Theory, Gotham, The Simpsons and many others favorite shows in WPGH TV schedule can be streamed easily here. Fox 35 Pittsburgh and WPNT CH 22 share the same studios in the Summer Hill section of the station at Ivory Avenue.  Both channels have the same transmitter installed at the exact same place. Locals can get the Fox 53 Pittsburgh transmission in Pittsburgh at CH 7 on Comcast Xfinity. The cable network also offers it at CH 8 in Bethel Park and CH 6 in Monroeville. Plus, viewers can access it over Verizon FiOS CH 7 too.

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Get Accurate Weather Reports

WPGH-TV provides exclusive WPGH weather coverage by the experienced crew of meteorologists “WPXI Severe Weather Team.” Fox 53 Pittsburgh doesn’t air its own weathercast and takes the content from another TV channel WPXI-TV being produced by their weather team. The squad delivers a detailed report of climate conditions in the area being forecasted by the channel’s highly developed interactive radar. The radar predicts the weather conditions based on the precipitation rate and wind movement. The radar gives live satellite imagery of different regions where people can see if the weather is clear in the area or cloudy. WPGH live stream also provides detailed weather coverage of the station.

WPGH Fox 53 News building
750 Ivory Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15214 | Credits:

WPGH Creative Services Director: Tim Emmerson

Tim Emerson works as the Creative Services Director at WPGH Fox 53 News. With more than 25-years of broadcast experience, including the 22 years at KLJB-TV as Promotions Manager, Tim can easily say that he has a vast marketing experience. He keeps the workplace separate from his personal affairs and follows proper morals and ethics in his line of duty.

Does the station have its own Newscast Team?

Fox 53 Pittsburgh doesn’t have any of its own news team as it mainly focuses on TV series and entertainment content. Though, it still airs some of the news transmission which it takes from WPXI-TV Pittsburgh. Fox 53 Pittsburgh used to air its own newscast, but later on 12 January 2006, WPGH-TV decided to terminate its in-house news production and made an agreement with WPXI-TV and started taking content from this station. This move made WPGH the biggest Fox-affiliate channel by market size to outsource the news telecast from another station.

What About the Channel’s Weather Team?

Fox 53 WPGH also doesn’t have its exclusive WPGH Weather team and airs weather coverage produced by the WPXI’s experienced team of meteorologists. Kevin Benson is one of the elite meteorologists of America with a seal of approval being granted by the American Meteorological Society. He is known for providing its services to WPXI in Pittsburgh, who also happened to serve WPGH Weather department.

Let’s Have a look into the WPGH TV Past

WPGH-TV started its test patterns on 14 July 1953 as WKJF-TV and began regular transmission on 1 August 1953. It used to air on Channel number 53. On 12 February 1965, FCC(Federal Communications Commission) declared that an application as submitted to sell the station’s construction permit to Daniel H. Overmyer for alleged 28000 dollars with the Federal Communication Commission giving the sale approval on 28 July 1967. The station acquired the Fox affiliation on 6 October 1986. A year later, the network shifted to Renaissance Broadcasting. Under the fox name, WPGH TV started getting high ratings. WPGH 53 still operates under the affiliation of the Fox network and is currently being owned by Sinclair Broadcast Group.

Get to Know about WPGH TV Schedule

Following table show the complete list of WPGH TV Schedule. Viewers can watch these programs exclusively on their tablets through WPGH live stream.

Prodigal Son Seinfeld Channel 11 News on Fox 53 at 10 Last Man Standing
Family Guy Daily Mail TV Impractical Jokers America’s Court with Judge Ross
Justice for All with Judge Cristina Perez The Doctors Xploration Outer Space Couples Court with the Cutlers
No More Dentures Lauren Lake’s Paternity Court America Says Divorce Court
Personal Injury Court Judge Jerry The Big Bang Theory Maury
Protection Court MasterChef Two and a Half Man Bob’s Burger
Ring of Honor Wrestling Xploration Earth 2050 The king’s Speech Xploration Nature Knows Best
Hell’s Kitchen WWE Smackdown Xploration DIY Science Fox Weekend Marketplace
Tel: (509) 448-2828
Tower Location: Ivory Avenue in the city’s Summer Hill section
Brand Name: Fox 53

Coverage Map

WPGH FOx 53 News Coverage Area
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Trevelyan Cosmo
Trevelyan Cosmo
A professional writer since 2013 with a Bachelor of Science in Economics, Trevelyan Cosmo ran the creative writing department for the major News Channels until 2019. He then worked as a Senior content writer with, including national newspapers, magazines, and online work. He specializes in economics and broadcasting communications.

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