List of television stations in North Carolina

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This is a list of broadcast television stations serving cities in the U.S. state of North Carolina.

Full-power stations[edit]

VC refers to the station's PSIP virtual channel. RF refers to the station's physical RF channel.

Area served City of license VC RF Callsign Network Notes
Asheville/~Greenville–Spartanburg–Anderson Asheville 13 13 WLOS ABC MyNet on 13.2 (WMYA-TV 40.1), Antenna TV on 13.3, Stadium on 13.4
Canton 27 27 WUNW The Explorer Channel satellite of WUNC-TV ch. 4 Chapel Hill
PBS on 27.2, PBS Kids on 27.3, The North Carolina Channel on 27.4
Asheville 33 20 WUNF-TV PBS satellite of WUNC-TV ch. 4 Chapel Hill
PBS Kids on 33.2, The Explorer Channel on 33.3, The North Carolina Channel on 33.4
62 11 WYCW CW GetTV on 62.3
Charlotte Charlotte 3 23 WBTV CBS Bounce on 3.2, Circle on 3.3, Grit on 3.4
Charlotte 9 19/12 WSOC-TV ABC Telemundo on 9.2
Charlotte Hickory 14 14 WHKY-TV Ind. This TV on 14.2, Comet on 14.3, Charge! on 14.4, HSN on 14.5, Infomercials on 14.6
Linville 17 36 WUNE-TV The Explorer Channel satellite of WUNC-TV ch. 4 Chapel Hill
PBS on 17.1, PBS Kids on 17.3, The North Carolina Channel on 17.4
Charlotte 18 18 WCCB CW Antenna TV on 18.2, MeTV on 18.3, QVC on 18.4, Start TV on 18.5, Dabl on 18.6, HSN on 18.7, Cozi TV on 18.8
36 24 WCNC-TV NBC True Crime Network on 36.2, Court TV on 36.3
42 9/28 WTVI PBS NHK World on 42.2, Create on 42.3
Charlotte Belmont 46 25 WJZY Fox SBN on 46.3, Movies! on 46.4, H&I on 46.5, Ion on 46.6, Light TV on 46.7, Shop LC on 46.8
~Rock Hill, SC 55 39 WMYT-TV MyNet
Concord 58 21 WUNG-TV PBS satellite of WUNC-TV ch. 4 Chapel Hill
PBS Kids on 58.2, The Explorer Channel on 58.3, The North Carolina Channel on 58.4
Kannapolis 64 32 WAXN-TV Ind. GetTV on 64.2, Court TV Mystery on 64.3, Laff on 64.4
Greensboro 2 35 WFMY-TV CBS True Crime Network on 2.2, Court TV Mystery on 2.3, Quest on 2.4, Circle on 2.5
Greensboro High Point 8 31 WGHP Fox Antenna TV on 8.2, Court TV on 8.3, Dabl on 8.4
Winston-Salem 12 16 WXII-TV NBC MeTV on 12.2
Burlington 16 26 WGPX-TV Ion Court TV on 16.2, Grit on 16.3, Court TV Mystery on 16.4, HSN on 16.5, QVC on 16.6
Lexington 20 16 WCWG CW Bounce on 20.4
Winston-Salem 26 33 WUNL-TV PBS satellite of WUNC-TV ch. 4 Chapel Hill
PBS Kids on 26.2, The Explorer Channel on 26.3, The North Carolina Channel on 26.4
Greensboro 43 20 WLXI TCT
Greensboro Winston-Salem 45 29 WXLV-TV ABC Stadium on 45.2, Charge! on 45.3, TBD on 45.4
Greensboro 48 28 WMYV MyNet GetTV on 48.2, Comet on 48.3
Greenville Washington 7 34 WITN-TV NBC MyNet on 7.2, MeTV on 7.3, Start TV on 7.4, H&I on 7.5, Circle on 7.6
Greenville 9 12 WNCT-TV CBS CW on 9.2, GetTV on 9.3, Court TV Mystery on 9.4
Greenville New Bern 12 10 WCTI-TV ABC Comet on 12.2, Dabl on 12.3, TBD on 12.4
Greenville 14 19 WYDO Fox Bounce on 14.2, Charge! on 14.3, Stadium on 14.4
Greenville Jacksonville 19 28 WUNM-TV The Explorer Channel satellite of WUNC-TV ch. 4 Chapel Hill
PBS on 19.2, PBS Kids on 19.3, The North Carolina Channel on 19.4
Greenville 25 25 WUNK-TV PBS satellite of WUNC-TV ch. 4 Chapel Hill
PBS Kids on 25.2, The Explorer Channel on 25.3, The North Carolina Channel on 25.4
Greenville Jacksonville 35 16 WPXU-TV Ion Court TV on 35.2, Grit on 35.3, Laff on 35.4, QVC on 35.6, HSN on 35.7
Greenville 38 36 WEPX-TV Ion Court TV on 38.2, Grit on 38.3, Laff on 38.4, QVC on 38.6, HSN on 38.7
Raleigh Chapel Hill 4 20/19/23 WUNC-TV PBS PBS Kids on 4.2, The Explorer Channel on 4.3, The North Carolina Channel on 4.4
Raleigh 5 17 WRAL-TV NBC COZI TV on 5.2, Start TV on 5.3
Raleigh Durham 11 9 WTVD ABC Localish on 11.2, Laff on 11.3
Goldsboro 17 8 WNCN CBS Court TV on 17.2, Grit on 17.3, Court TV Mystery on 17.4
Raleigh 22 18 WLFL CW Stadium on 22.2, TBD on 22.3, Antenna TV on 22.4
Raleigh Durham 28 14 WRDC MyNet Charge! on 28.2, Comet on 28.3
Wilson 30 20 WRAY-TV TCT
Roanoke Rapids 36 27 WUNP-TV The Explorer Channel satellite of WUNC-TV ch. 4 Chapel Hill
PBS on 36.2, PBS Kids on 36.3, The North Carolina Channel on 36.4
Fayetteville 40 22 WUVC-DT UNI UniMás on 40.2, Bounce on 40.3, GetTV on 40.4, True Crime Network on 40.5, Quest on 40.6
Rocky Mount 47 32 WRPX-TV Ion Court TV on 47.2, Court TV Mystery on 47.3, Grit on 47.4, Laff on 47.5, HSN on 47.6
Raleigh 50 15 WRAZ Fox MeTV on 50.2, Dabl on 50.3
Raleigh Fayetteville 62 32 WFPX-TV Court TV
Wilmington 3 24 WWAY ABC CBS on 3.2, CW on 3.3
6 23 WECT NBC Bounce on 6.2, Circle on 6.3. Laff on 6.4, Court TV Mystery on 6.5, True Crime Network on 6.6
26 29 WSFX-TV Fox Court TV on 26.2, Grit on 26.3, Ion on 26.4, Dabl on 26.5
39 21 WUNJ-TV PBS satellite of WUNC-TV ch. 4 Chapel Hill
PBS Kids on 39.2, The Explorer Channel on 39.3, The North Carolina Channel on 39.4
~Myrtle Beach, SC Lumberton 31 31 WUNU PBS satellite of WUNC-TV ch. 4 Chapel Hill
PBS Kids on 31.2, The Explorer Channel on 31.3, The North Carolina Channel on 31.4
~Norfolk, VA Edenton 2 29 WUND-TV PBS satellite of WUNC-TV ch. 4 Chapel Hill
PBS Kids on 2.2, The Explorer Channel on 2.3, The North Carolina Channel on 2.4
Manteo 4 9 WSKY-TV Ind. Escape on 4.2, Laff on 4.3

Defunct full-power stations[edit]

  • Channel 8: WFXI – Fox – Morehead City (1988–2017)
  • Channel 18: WFLB-TV – ABC/CBS/NBC – Fayetteville (August 29, 1955 – June 20, 1958)
  • Channel 26: WTOB-TV – ABC/DuMont – Winston-Salem (September 18, 1953 – May 11, 1957)
  • Channel 28: WNAO-TV – ABC/CBS/NBC/DuMont – Raleigh (July 12, 1953 – December 31, 1957)
  • Channel 48: WUBC – Ind. – Greensboro (November 6, 1967 – July 26, 1970)
  • Channel 62: WISE-TV – CBS/NBC – Asheville (became WANC-TV channel 21, August 2, 1953 – 1978)

LPTV stations[edit]

Area served City of license VC RF Callsign Network Notes
Asheville 41 22 W41BQ Silent
50 36 WSAV-LD Heartland Retro TV on 50.2, Rev'n on 50.3, Action on 50.4, Family Channel on 50.5
Charlotte Marion 6 26 W26FA-D ABC
(WSOC-TV 9.1)
Ind. on 6.2 (WAXN-TV 64.1)
9.5 12 WSOC-CR ABC
(WSOC-TV 9.1)
Ind. on 64.5 (WAXN-TV 64.1)
Charlotte 16 17 WCEE-LD Estrella
21 15 W15EB-D Infomercials Cheddar on 21.2, Infomercials on 21.3-5
25 20 WDMC-LD Silent
28 27 WGTB-CD The Walk TV
40 22 WVEB-LD Infomercials The Country Network on 40.2, Stadium on 40.3, Infomercials on 40.4;6-7, Shop LC on 40.5
Charlotte Lumberton 41 26 WHEH-LD Azteca América LX on 41.2, Infomercials on 41.3-7
Greensboro Reidsville 19 19 WGSR-LD Star 47 Danville's Own on 19.2 (WMDV-LD 23.1)
Winston-Salem 21 15 WHWD-LD Silent
Greenville Kinston 21 26 WTMH-LD Cozi TV Antenna TV on 21.2, Decades on 21.3
Jacksonville 33 33 WJGC-LD
New Bern 36 24 WAET-LD Silent
Jacksonville 41 32 WTMQ-LD Antenna TV Cozi TV on 41.2, Decades on 41.3, Movies! on 41.4, Rev'n on 41.5, Retro TV on 41.6
Greenville 45 35 W35DW-D Silent
Hendersonville 31 15 WDKT-LD GEB Laff on 31.2, Vitality on 31.3, HSN on 31.4, H&I on 31.5, Decades on 31.6, Buzzr on 31.7, Genesis Science Network on 31.8, Aliento Vision on 31.9
Raleigh 8 4 WAUG-LD Silent
16 16 WDRH-LD Silent
Raleigh Fayetteville 16 29 WNCB-LD Azteca América Buzzr on 16.2, SBN on 16.3, Infomercials on 16.4-5, Cheddar on 16.6, Shop LC on 16.7
Durham 24 36 W24CP-D Silent
Raleigh 27 10 WIRP-LD Infomercials Azteca América on 27.2, Shop LC on 27.3, H&I on 27.4, QVC on 27.5, Infomercials on 27.6, Movies! on 27.7
Raleigh Durham 31 24 WUBX-CD Infomercials SBN on 31.2, Shop LC on 31.3, ShopHQ on 31.4
Rocky Mount 31 30 WHIG-CD Silent
Raleigh 34 34 WACN-LP Silent
Raleigh Smithfield 34 23 WARZ-CD Retro TV
Tarboro 41 21 WNCR-LD YTA NewsNet on 41.2, Heartland on 41.4
Goldsboro 43 7 WHFL-CD Ind. The Walk TV on 43.2, WHFL Music on 43.3
Pinehurst 44 34 WYBE-CD Local/Biz TV/YTA
Fayetteville 45 32 WDRN-LD Silent
Raleigh 46 33 W46EU-D Silent
46 36 WBFT-CD Silent
54 15 WRTD-CD Telemundo
66 21 WWIW-LD Daystar Daystar on 66.2
Wilmington 4 4 W04DQ-D Silent
10 15 WILM-LD WILM 10 MeTV on 10.2, H&I on 10.3
Wilmington Ogden 21 35 WTMV-LD Cozi TV Antenna TV on 21.2, Start TV on 21.3, Movies! on 21.4
Wilmington 49 18 WQDH-LD Azteca América Infomercials on 49.2-3;6, Shop LC on 49.4, Cheddar on 49.5

Translators[edit]

Area served City of license VC RF Callsign Translating Network Notes
Andrews 33 20 W20EK-D WUNF-TV PBS satellite of WUNC-TV ch. 4 Chapel Hill
PBS Kids on 33.2, The Explorer Channel on 33.3, The North Carolina Channel on 33.4
Bat Cave 17 29 W29FE-D WUNE-TV The Explorer Channel satellite of WUNC-TV ch. 4 Chapel Hill
PBS on 17.1, PBS Kids on 17.3, The North Carolina Channel on 17.4
Beaver Dam 7 35 W35DT-D WSPA-TV CBS Ion on 7.3
Black Mountain 13 12 W12AQ-D WLOS ABC MyNet on 13.2 (WMYA-TV 40.1), Antenna TV on 13.3, Stadium on 13.4
33 33 W33EH-D WUNF-TV PBS satellite of WUNC-TV ch. 4 Chapel Hill
PBS Kids on 33.2, The Explorer Channel on 33.3, The North Carolina Channel on 33.4
Burnsville 4 7 W09AS-D WYFF NBC MeTV on 4.3
7 32 W32FI-D WSPA-TV CBS Ion on 7.3
33 35 W35CO-D WUNF-TV PBS satellite of WUNC-TV ch. 4 Chapel Hill
PBS Kids on 33.2, The Explorer Channel on 33.3, The North Carolina Channel on 33.4
Brevard 33 27 W19DD-D WUNF-TV PBS satellite of WUNC-TV ch. 4 Chapel Hill
PBS Kids on 33.2, The Explorer Channel on 33.3, The North Carolina Channel on 33.4
Bryson City 4 5 W05AR-D WYFF NBC MeTV on 4.3
7 11 W11AN-D WSPA-TV CBS Ion on 7.3
13 30 W30DX-D WLOS ABC MyNet on 13.2 (WMYA-TV 40.1), Antenna TV on 13.3, Stadium on 13.4
21 21 W21DV-D WHNS Fox Cozi TV on 21.2, Court TV Mystery on 21.3, Bounce on 21.4, Grit on 21.5
33 27 W46AX-D WUNF-TV PBS satellite of WUNC-TV ch. 4 Chapel Hill
PBS Kids on 33.2, The Explorer Channel on 33.3, The North Carolina Channel on 33.4
Canton 4 10 W10DF-D WYFF NBC MeTV on 4.3
7 23 W23EY-D WSPA-TV CBS Ion on 7.3
33 28 W28EE-D WUNF-TV PBS satellite of WUNC-TV ch. 4 Chapel Hill
PBS Kids on 33.2, The Explorer Channel on 33.3, The North Carolina Channel on 33.4
Cashiers 33 27 W42DF-D WUNF-TV PBS satellite of WUNC-TV ch. 4 Chapel Hill
PBS Kids on 33.2, The Explorer Channel on 33.3, The North Carolina Channel on 33.4
Charlotte Marion 18.11 34 W34FH-D WCCB CW Antenna TV on 18.12, MeTV on 18.13, QVC on 18.14, Start TV on 18.15, Dabl on 18.16, HSN on 18.17, Cozi TV on 18.18
Biscoe 36 36 W30CR-D WCNC-TV Silent
China Grove 64 30 WAXN-CG WAXN-TV Silent
Cherokee 4 10 W10AL-D WYFF NBC MeTV on 4.3
7 8 W08AT-D WSPA-TV CBS Ion on 7.3
Cullowhee 33 27 W47DM-D WUNF-TV PBS satellite of WUNC-TV ch. 4 Chapel Hill
PBS Kids on 33.2, The Explorer Channel on 33.3, The North Carolina Channel on 33.4
Ela 4 3 W03AK-D WYFF NBC MeTV on 4.3
Franklin 4 6 W06AJ-D WYFF NBC MeTV on 4.3
7 9 W09AG-D WSPA-TV CBS Ion on 7.3
13 11 W11AJ-D WLOS ABC MyNet on 13.2 (WMYA-TV 40.1), Antenna TV on 13.3, Stadium on 13.4
21 15 W15CW-D WHNS Fox Cozi TV on 21.2, Court TV Mystery on 21.3, Bounce on 21.4, Grit on 21.5
33 31 W31DH-D WUNF-TV PBS satellite of WUNC-TV ch. 4 Chapel Hill
PBS Kids on 33.2, The Explorer Channel on 33.3, The North Carolina Channel on 33.4
33 19 W19DB-D WUNF-TV PBS satellite of WUNC-TV ch. 4 Chapel Hill
PBS Kids on 33.2, The Explorer Channel on 33.3, The North Carolina Channel on 33.4
Hayesville 33 29 W29DE-D WUNF-TV PBS satellite of WUNC-TV ch. 4 Chapel Hill
PBS Kids on 33.2, The Explorer Channel on 33.3, The North Carolina Channel on 33.4
Highlands 33 35 W35CK-D WUNF-TV PBS satellite of WUNC-TV ch. 4 Chapel Hill
PBS Kids on 33.2, The Explorer Channel on 33.3, The North Carolina Channel on 33.4
Hot Springs 13 12 W12CI-D WLOS ABC MyNet on 13.2 (WMYA-TV 40.1), Antenna TV on 13.3, Stadium on 13.4
Lilesville 36 17 W17EE-D WCNC-TV Silent
Maggie Valley 13 15 W15DR-D WLOS ABC MyNet on 13.2 (WMYA-TV 40.1), Antenna TV on 13.3, Stadium on 13.4
Marion 13 15 W15DY-D WLOS ABC MyNet on 13.2 (WMYA-TV 40.1), Antenna TV on 13.3, Stadium on 13.4
17 22 W22FB-D WUNE-TV The Explorer Channel satellite of WUNC-TV ch. 4 Chapel Hill
PBS on 17.1, PBS Kids on 17.3, The North Carolina Channel on 17.4
Mars Hill 7 15 W15EL-D WSPA-TV CBS Ion on 7.3
Marshall 7 23 W23ES-D WSPA-TV CBS Ion on 7.3
Montreat 7 10 W10AD-D WSPA-TV CBS Ion on 7.3
Murphy 33 31 W31AN-D WUNF-TV PBS satellite of WUNC-TV ch. 4 Chapel Hill
PBS Kids on 33.2, The Explorer Channel on 33.3, The North Carolina Channel on 33.4
Raleigh Durham 26 11 WTNC-LD WUVC-DT Uni. UniMás on 26.2, Bounce on 26.3, GetTV on 26.4, True Crime Network on 26.5, Quest on 26.6
Robbinsville 13 14 W14EG-D WLOS ABC MyNet on 13.2 (WMYA-TV 40.1), Antenna TV on 13.3, Stadium on 13.4
Sapphire Valley 13 34 W34EP-D WLOS ABC MyNet on 13.2 (WMYA-TV 40.1), Antenna TV on 13.3, Stadium on 13.4
Spruce Pine 4 10 W10AK-D WYFF NBC MeTV on 4.3
7 8 W08BF-D WSPA-TV CBS Ion on 7.3
58 31 W31DI-D WUNG-TV PBS satellite of WUNC-TV ch. 4 Chapel Hill
PBS Kids on 58.2, The Explorer Channel on 58.3, The North Carolina Channel on 58.4
Sylva 4 4 W04DW-D WYFF NBC MeTV on 4.3
7 9 W09AF-D WSPA-TV CBS Ion on 7.3
13 17 W17DS-D WLOS Silent
21 23 W23EZ-D WHNS Fox Cozi TV on 21.2, Court TV Mystery on 21.3, Bounce on 21.4, Grit on 21.5
Tryon 4 7 W11AH-D WYFF NBC MeTV on 4.3
13 32 W32EO-D WLOS ABC MyNet on 13.2 (WMYA-TV 40.1), Antenna TV on 13.3, Stadium on 13.4
58 16 W16DZ-D WUNG-TV PBS satellite of WUNC-TV ch. 4 Chapel Hill
PBS Kids on 58.2, The Explorer Channel on 58.3, The North Carolina Channel on 58.4
Waynesville 13 12 W12AR-D WLOS ABC MyNet on 13.2 (WMYA-TV 40.1), Antenna TV on 13.3, Stadium on 13.4
21 26 W26FB-D WHNS Fox Cozi TV on 21.2, Court TV Mystery on 21.3, Bounce on 21.4, Grit on 21.5
7 18 W18EP-D WSPA-TV CBS Ion on 7.3
West Asheville 21 34 W34DX-D WHNS Fox Cozi TV on 21.2, Court TV Mystery on 21.3, Bounce on 21.4, Grit on 21.5
Wilmington 24 33 WILT-LD WILM-LD WILM 10 MeTV on 24.2, H&I on 24.3
~Johnson City, TN Jefferson 58 30 W30EF-D WUNG-TV PBS PBS Kids on 58.2, PBS Encore on 58.3, North Carolina Channel on 58.4

See also[edit]

Bibliography[edit]

  • "United States TV Stations: North Carolina", Yearbook of Radio and Television, New York: Radio Television Daily, 1964, OCLC 7469377 – via Internet Archive Free to read
  • Wiley J. Williams (2006), William S. Powell (ed.), "Television Stations", Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press

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