List of television stations in Ohio

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This is a list of broadcast television stations that are licensed in the U.S. state of Ohio.

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 Owner Notes
Akron 24 49 WEAO PBS Western Reserve Public Media satellite of WNEO ch. 45 Alliance
PBS Fusion on 49.2, FNX on 49.3
Athens 20 32 WOUB-TV PBS Ohio University WOUB Classic on 20.2, World on 20.3, Create on 20.4, The Ohio Channel on 20.5, PBS Kids on 20.6
Bowling Green 27 22 WBGU-TV PBS BGSU PBS Kids/The Ohio Channel on 27.2, Create on 27.3
Cambridge 44 6 WOUC-TV PBS Ohio University satellite of WOUB-TV ch. 20 Athens
WOUB Classic on 44.2, World on 44.3, Create on 44.4, The Ohio Channel on 44.5, PBS Kids on 44.6, VoiceCorps (audio only) on 44.7
Canton 47 24 WRLM TCT Tri-State Christian Television
Cincinnati 5 20 WLWT NBC Hearst MeTV on 5.2, Shop LC on 5.3
9 26 WCPO-TV ABC Scripps Court TV on 9.2, Bounce on 9.3, Ion Mystery on 9.4, Laff on 9.5, Stitcher (audio only) on 9.6
12 12 WKRC-TV CBS Sinclair CW on 12.2, Stadium on 12.3
Cincinnati Oxford 14 29 WPTO PBS Public Media Connect sister service to WPTD ch. 16 Dayton
PBS Encore on 14.2, PBS Kids on 14.3, World/The Ohio Channel on 14.4, SD simulcast on 14.5
Cincinnati 48 17 WCET PBS Public Media Connect Create on 48.2, CET Arts on 48.3
64 18 WSTR-TV MyNet Deerfield Media

(op by Sinclair)

Antenna TV on 64.2, Comet on 64.3, TBD on 64.4, Dabl on 64.5
Cleveland 3 19 WKYC NBC Tegna True Crime Network on 3.2, Cozi TV on 3.3, Quest on 3.4
5 15 WEWS-TV ABC Scripps Grit on 5.2, Laff on 5.3 Court TV on 5.4
8 8 WJW Fox Nexstar Antenna TV on 8.2 Comet on 8.3, Charge! on 8.4
Cleveland Canton 17 22 WDLI-TV Court TV Inyo Broadcast Holdings
Shaker Heights 19 10 WOIO CBS Gray MyNet/MeTV on 19.2, Dabl on 19.3
Akron 23 22 WVPX-TV Ion Inyo Broadcast Holdings Grit on 23.2, Newsy on 23.3, Ion Mystery on 23.4, Defy TV on 23.5, QVC on 23.6
Cleveland 25 35 WVIZ PBS Ideastream The Ohio Channel on 25.2, World on 25.3, Create on 25.4, PBS Kids on 25.5, CSCN on 25.9 (Audio Only)
Cleveland Lorain 43 10 WUAB CW Gray Bounce TV on 43.2, Circle on 43.3
Akron 55 17 WBNX-TV Ind Winston (Ernest Angley) The Happy Channel on 55.2, Movies! on 55.3, H&I on 55.4, Start TV on 55.5, Decades on 55.6
Cleveland 61 36 WQHS-DT UNI Univision UniMás on 61.2, getTV on 61.3, Ion Mystery on 61.4, Dabl on 61.5
Columbus 4 14 WCMH-TV NBC Nexstar Court TV on 4.2, Ion on 4.3, Laff on 4.4
6 28 WSYX ABC Sinclair This TV on 6.2, Fox on 6.3, Stadium on 6.4
10 21 WBNS-TV CBS Tegna MeTV on 10.2, Dabl on 10.3, True Crime Network on 10.4, Quest on 10.5, Circle on 10.6, Twist on 10.7
28 27 WTTE TBD Cunningham

(op by Sinclair)

Antenna TV on 28.2
34 16 WOSU-TV PBS Ohio State University The Ohio Channel on 34.2, Create on 34.3, PBS Kids on 34.4
Columbus Newark 51 19 WSFJ-TV Bounce TV Ion Media Newsy on 51.2
Chillicothe 53 23 WWHO CW Manhan Media Charge! on 53.2, Comet on 53.3
Dayton 2 31 WDTN NBC Nexstar Ion Mystery on 2.2
7 33 WHIO-TV CBS Cox Media Group MeTV on 7.2, Laff on 7.3
16 35 WPTD PBS Public Media Connect sister service to WPTO ch. 14 Oxford, Ohio
repeats of WPTD programming on 16.2, lifestyle and how-to programming on 16.3, The Ohio Channel/World on 16.4, PBS Kids on 16.5
22 34 WKEF ABC Sinclair Fox on 22.2, Antenna TV on 22.3
Dayton Springfield 26 31 WBDT CW Vaughan Media Bounce TV on 26.2
Dayton 45 36 WRGT-TV MyNet/Dabl Cunningham TBD on 45.2, Comet on 45.3, Charge! on 45.4, Stadium on 45.5
Lima 8 8 WLIO NBC Block Communications Fox/MyNet on 8.2
44 4 WTLW Ind. American Christian Television Services, Inc. West Ohio Sports Network on 44.4
Mansfield 68 12 WMFD-TV Ind. Mid-State Television Local Weather on 68.2, TheGrio TV on 68.3
Sandusky 52 3 WGGN-TV Ind./Biz TV Christian Broadcasting Ministries Jewelry TV on 52.2, NRB TV on 52.4
Steubenville 9 9 WTOV-TV NBC Sinclair Fox on 9.2, MeTV on 9.3
Toledo 11 11 WTOL CBS Tegna True Crime Network on 11.2, Grit on 11.3 Quest on 11.4
13 13 WTVG ABC Gray CW on 13.2, MeTV on 13.3, Circle on 13.4, Ion on 13.5, Dabl on 13.6, WeatherNation on 13.7
24 23 WNWO-TV NBC Sinclair Stadium on 24.2, Comet on 24.3, TBD on 24.4
30 29 WGTE-TV PBS Public Broadcasting Foundation of NW Ohio PBS Kids on 30.2, Create/The Ohio Channel on 30.3
36 26 WUPW Fox American Spirit Media

(op by Tegna)

Bounce TV on 36.2, Ion Mystery on 36.3, Court TV on 36.4
40 5 WLMB Ind. Dominion Broadcasting Radiant TV on 40.2
Youngstown 21 33 WFMJ-TV NBC WFMJ Television, Inc. CW on 21.2, Dabl on 21.3
27 31 WKBN-TV CBS Nexstar Fox (simulcast of WYFX-LD) on 27.2
33 31 WYTV ABC Vaughan Media MyNet on 33.2
Youngstown Alliance 45 29 WNEO PBS Western Reserve Public Media satellite of WEAO ch. 49
PBS Fusion on 45.2, FNX on 45.3
Zanesville 18 30 WHIZ-TV NBC Southeastern Ohio Broadcasting System, Inc. Cozi TV on 18.2
~Huntington, WV Portsmouth 30 15 WQCW CW Gray studios located in Charleston, WV and Portsmouth, Ohio

Defunct full-power stations[edit]

  • Channel 15: WICA-TV - Ashtabula (8/25/1953 - 6/16/1956 and 12/15/1965 - 12/26/1967)
  • Channel 16: WKTR-TV - Ind. - Kettering (3/20/1967 - 1970)
  • Channel 26: WSWO-TV - Ind. - Springfield (7/14/1968 – 6/19/1970, 6/17/1972 – 12/6/1972)
  • Channel 30: WRLO - Portsmouth (5/14/1966 - 1968 or 1969)
  • Channel 30: WUXA - Ind. - Portsmouth (5/8/1988 - 1989)
  • Channel 31: WGSF - PBS - Newark (3/18/1963 - 6/30/1976)
  • Channel 42 (RF channel 43): WPBO - PBS \ Portsmouth (October 1973 - 10/27/2017)
  • Channel 45: WXTV - Youngstown (11/15/1960 - 2/28/1962)
  • Channel 61: WKBF-TV - Ind. - Cleveland (1/19/1968 - 3/21/1975)
  • Channel 68: WCOM - Ind. - Mansfield (1988 - 1989)

LPTV stations[edit]

Area served City of license VC RF Callsign Network Notes
Cincinnati 25 28 WBCQ-LD Cozi TV This TV on 25.2, GetTV on 25.3, Jewelry TV on 25.4, Light TV on 25.5, SBN on 25.6, HSN on 25.7, ShopHQ on 25.8, Start TV on 25.9, Movies! on 25.10, Decades on 25.11, Quest on 25.12
36 14 WDYC-LD Silent
Cleveland 16 16 WRAP-LD Silent
20 21 WQDI-LD Azteca América Clic on 20.2, Cheddar on 20.3, QVC2 on 20.5, Infomercials on 20.6
26 25 WUEK-LD Stadium Buzzr on 26.2, SBN on 26.3, Shop LC on 26.4, QVC on 26.5, Jewelry TV on 26.6, LX on 26.7
28 23 KONV-LD Azteca América Clic on 28.2, Cheddar on 28.3, QVC2 on 28.5, Infomercials on 28.6
Cleveland Cleveland-Akron-Canton 28 28 W28FG-D Silent
Cleveland 35 27 KONV-LD Retro TV
Cleveland Canton 39 34 WIVM-LD Ind. This TV on 39.2, Light TV on 39.3, Retro TV on 39.4
Akron 13 13 WIVX-LD Ind. This TV on 39.2, Light TV on 39.3, Retro TV on 39.4
Millersburg 39 27 W27DG-LD Ind. This TV on 39.2, Light TV on 39.3, Retro TV on 39.4
Cleveland 41 26 WEKA-LD Stadium Buzzr on 41.2, SBN on 41.3, Shop LC on 41.4, QVC on 41.5, Jewelry TV on 41.6, LX on 41.7
53 7 WCDN-LD Daystar
Columbus 17 24 WDEM-CD Azteca America beIN Sports on 17.2, LX on 17.3, Defy TV on 17.4, TrueReal on 17.5, Novelisima on 17.6, NTD America on 17.7
19 19 WCLL-CD Daystar
22 18 WCBZ-CD Cozi TV Grit on 22.2, Court TV Mystery on 22.3, GetTV on 22.4, Decades on 22.5, CTV on 22.6, AccuWeather on 22.7
23 15 WQMC-LD Urban_One True Crime Network on 23.2, Telemundo on 23.4
32 26 WCSN-LD Movies! H&I on 32.2, Start TV on 32.3, The Grio on 32.4, Digi TV on 32.5, WBN on 32.6, HSN on 32.7, America's Voice on 32.8, QVC2 on 32.9, WBN on 32.10, Nuestra Visión on 32.11, GEB on 32.12
Columbus Marion 39 26 WOCB-CD TCT Buzzr on 39.2, Daystar on 39.3, BVOVN on 39.4, Positiv on 39.5, Shop LC on 39.6, Classic Reruns TV on 39.7, GEB Radio on 39.8
Delaware 39 25 WXCB-CD TCT Buzzr on 39.2, Daystar on 39.3, BVOVN on 39.4, Light TV on 39.5, Shop LC on 39.6
Columbus 39 8 WGCT-CD TCT Buzzr on 39.2, Daystar on 39.3, BVOVN on 39.4, Light TV on 39.5, Shop LC on 39.6
44 17 W17EB-D HSN QVC on 44.2, HSN2 on 44.3, QVC2 on 44.4, QVC3 on 44.5, Dabl on 44.6
48 25 WCPX-LD Silent
Dayton Springfield 20 24 WLWD-LD Silent
Dayton Cincinnati-Dayton 30 30 WZCD-LD Silent
Dayton 40 9 WRCX-LD Silent
Lima Defiance 26 35 WNHO-LD Ind. Western Ohio Sports Network on 26.2
Lima 35 15 WOHL-CD ABC CBS on 35.2
Lima Leipsic 35 27 WPNM-LD ABC CBS on 35.2
Minster-New Bremen 35 29 WAMS-LD ABC CBS on 35.2
Lima 44 17 WOIW-LD Ind. Western Ohio Sports Network on 44.2
44 4 WTLW Ind. Western Ohio Sports Network on 44.2
44 26 WOHW-LD Ind. Western Ohio Sports Network on 44.2
Mansfield 19 20 WOHZ-CD Silent
Mansfield Ashland 39 33 WQIZ-LD TCT Buzzr on 39.2, Daystar on 39.3, BVOVN on 39.4, Light TV on 39.5, Shop LC on 39.6
Toledo Findlay 19 19 WFND-LD BCSN Sports
Toledo 48 36 WMNT-CD Infomercials Antenna TV on 48.2, Cozi TV on 48.4
68 18 WDTJ-LD Daystar
Youngstown 62 32 WYFX-LD Fox (sulcast of WYTV 27.2) MyNet on 62.2, Ion on 62.3, Bounce on 62.4, Laff on 62.5, GetTV on 62.6
Zanesville Newcomerstown 26 26 WIVD-LD Ind. This TV on 26.2, Light TV on 26.3, Retro TV on 26.4
29 5 WIVN-LD Ind. This TV on 29.2, Light TV on 29.3, Retro TV on 29.4
Zanesville 29 29 WOOH-LD Silent
~Indianapolis, IN Lima 15 29 W29EL-D Silent

Translators[edit]

Area served City of license VC RF Callsign Translating Network Notes
Cleveland Eastlake 25 34 W34FP-D WVIZ PBS The Ohio Channel on 25.2, World on 25.3, Create on 25.4, PBS Kids on 25.5, CSCN on 25.9 (Audio Only)
Cleveland Millersburg 39 27 W27DG-D WIVM-LD Independent This TV on 39.2, The Grio on 39.3, NewsNet on 39.4, Retro TV on 39.5, Heartland on 39.6
Cleveland Cleveland 48 13 W13DS-D Silent
Dayton Maplewood 16 25 W25FI-D WPTD PBS PBS Encore on 16.2, PBS Life on 16.3, The Ohio Channel on 16.4, PBS Kids on 16.5
Mansfield 34 18 W18ES-D WOSU-TV PBS The Ohio Channel on 34.2, Create on 34.3, PBS Kids on 34.4
Toledo 23 6 WDMY-LD Silent
Youngstown 45 13 W13DP-D WNEO PBS Fusion on 45.2, FNX on 45.3

Cable-only stations[edit]