|State College, Pennsylvania|
|Channels||Digital: 27 (UHF)|
Virtual: 29 (PSIP)
|Slogan||The Centre of It All|
|Owner||Channel Communications |
|Founded||February 28, 1989|
First air date
|August 31, 2007|
Former call signs
Call sign meaning
|HAAT||353.3 m (1,159 ft)|
Public license information
WHVL-LD, virtual channel 29 (UHF digital channel 27), is a low-powered MyNetworkTV-affiliated television station licensed to State College, Pennsylvania, United States. The station is owned by Channel Communications. WHVL-LD's studios are located on East College Avenue near the Nittany Mall, and its transmitter is located atop Rattlesnake Mountain in Rush Township. The station is available on cable throughout the Johnstown–Altoona–State College market.
The station's digital signal is multiplexed:
|Channel||Video||Aspect||PSIP Short Name||Programming|
|29.1||720p||16:9||WHVL-HD||Main WHVL-LD programming / MyNetworkTV|
With its commitment to local issues and events, WHVL broadcasts many locally produced programs including:
- The Centre of It All - (the name refers to Centre County, where the station is based)
- WHVL High School Game of the Week - covering local high school football
- BlueWhite Tailgate - covering Penn State football with pre- and post-game coverage. Formerly Penn State Tailgate Show
The station occasionally presents special programs covering topics of local interest. On October 16, 2008, WHVL broadcast a live debate featuring 5th Congressional District candidates. It broadcast the Penn State vs. Lock Haven wrestling match on February 23, 2008.
The station broadcasts local programming produced by others including Pit Pass with co-hosts Ron Fox and Jan Miller, a show covering auto racing in Pennsylvania.
Syndicated programming on the station includes The Wendy Williams Show, The Real, Forensic Files, Pawn Stars, Dish Nation, TMZ on TV and NewsNet Nightside Edition. Weather forecasts are provided by an agreement with WeatherVision.