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|New York, New York
|Channels||Digital: 45 (UHF)|
|Translators||W19EH-D Stamford, Connecticut|
|Owner||Local Media TV Holdings
(Local Media TV New York, LLC)
|Founded||January 4, 1988|
|Call letters' meaning||MUN a Welsh word means "go"|
|Former affiliations||independent via WLIG and WLNY-TV (1988–2012)
Classic Arts Showcase (2012)
WMUN-CD is a class A station license in New York. It is operating on digital channel 45 airing Informercials.
as W57BC, WLIG, and WLNY
Founded in 1988, the station was owned by WLIG (now WLNY-TV) Inc. It was an independent translator station out of Mineola, NY, after W44AI (now WNYX-LD) moved the license to New York City as an independent station programming Public Access TV. In the following years, the call letters changed from WLIG-LP, WLNY-LP, and back to the original call sign of WLIG-CD in 2010. Despite the call changes, the programming stayed much the same. After WLNY-TV announced the station's sale to CBS, the translator station was sold to Local Media in 2012 and temporarily ceased broadcasting.
In mid-2012, the call letters changed to WMUN-CD, and the station began running Classic Arts Showcase full-time. By late 2012, CAS was dropped and the station began airing informercials. The following year, children's programming was added to fulfill E/I requirements, plus locally-produced programming such as Community Impact. In the summer of 2014, The Balancing Act was added to the station's afternoon lineup.
Community Impact was moved to late afternoons in 2015, and additional children's programing was added for an hour on weekday and weekend afternoons, thus exceeding the E/I requirements. A few weeks later, the children's programing, along with public affairs programming, was dropped and the station began to air informercials full-time. The following year, E/I programing returned on the air.
The station's digital channel is multiplexed:
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In March 2015, home shopping channel Jewelry TV was added to the station's 45.2 sub-channel under the name WMUN-2.
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