|Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
|Channels||Analog: 48 (UHF)
Digital: 30 (UHF)
Virtual: 30 (PSIP)
|Owner||Byrne Acquisition Group, LLC|
|First air date||1992|
|Former callsigns||W53BX (1999-2005)
|Former channel number(s)||Analog:
|Transmitter power||450 W|
W30CV-D, known on-air as WHHI-TV, is a Class A low-power television station in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. The station broadcasts on analog channel 48 and digital channel 30, and is carried on area cable systems operated by Hargray (channel 8) and Time Warner Cable (channels 3 and 150).
WHHI-TV is one of two TV stations owned and operated by Byrne Acquisition Group, LLC (WIFS/Madison, WI is the other). WHHI-TV is the only local broadcast station in southeastern South Carolina, serving over 70,000 households in the region, including the counties of Beaufort, Jasper, and Hampton.
The WHHI-TV schedule mainly consists of locally produced news, sports, and entertainment programs, including the following:
843TV — A panel discussion of community issues, businesses, and events. Each segment consists of two hosts with three guests, one guest at a time being in the "hot seat". Filmed at different locations through the Hilton Head Island, Bluffton, and Beaufort areas.
Bluffton News — Hosted by Keri Dylan. This weekly news broadcast focuses on local events and noteworthy news items in the Bluffton, SC area. Each episode consists of Headlines, Hot Off the Press stories, a Bluffton Business Report, an Out and About segment on arts and entertainment in the Bluffton area, and Interviews with two Local Newsmakers. Often includes an on-location Business or Entertainment Report.
Beaufort News — Hosted by Kevin Libby. A comprehensive journal of the news and events affecting Beaufort, South Carolina. Written by Kevin Libby and directed and edited by Gustavo Rattia.
Hilton Head News — Hosted by Bob Stevens. Formerly known as The Lowcountry Report, this news broadcast focuses on local events and noteworthy news items on Hilton Head Island. Follows the same general outline as Bluffton News and Beaufort News.
Girl Talk — A female panel discussion consisting of a wide array of topics.
Golf Center — Hosted by Bob Stevens and Chris Tremblay. A panel discussion of local and major golf events, stories, etc. Also occasionally includes demonstrations and tips on how to improve one's golf game.
Healthy Living — Hosted by Debi Lynes. Talk show discussing health and medicine.
High School Basketball — Local High School Basketball Game of the Week aired in its entirety. Five games each season.
High School Football — Hosted by Bob Stevens and Chuck Zapiec. Local High School Football Game of the Week aired in its entirety. Ten games each fall. In 2013, the series' name was changed to the "Covert Aire Bowl Series" as the premier sponsor for the season was Covert Aire.
Lynes on Design — Hosted by Debi Lynes.
Money Matters — Hosted by Emily Johnson, Certified Financial Planner.
Real Estate News — Hosted by Jenny Lockhart, News Anchor. A weekly news broadcast with headlines that showcases realtors in the Lowcountry area.
Restaurant Show — Hosted by Orchid Paulmeier. This program showcases local restaurants in the area, their menu items, recipes, and cooking tips.
Talk of the Town — Hosted by Sandy Benson. Talk of the Town interviews a wide array of local business owners, politicians, event coordinators, etc. who promote their business or upcoming event.