WMUN-CD

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WMUN – CD
New York, New York
United States
Channels Digital: 45 (UHF)
Translators W19EH-D Stamford, Connecticut
Affiliations Informercials
Owner Local Media TV Holdings
(Local Media TV New York, LLC)
Founded January 4, 1988
Call letters' meaning MUN a Welsh word means "go"
Sister station(s) WNMF-LD
Former callsigns W57BC(1988–1995)
WLIG-LP(1995-1996)
WLNY-LP(1996-2010)
WLIG-CD(2010-2012)
Former affiliations independent via WLIG and WLNY-TV (1988–2012)
Classic Arts Showcase (2012)
Class A
Facility ID 73207
Transmitter coordinates 40°45′08″N 73°58′04″W / 40.75222°N 73.96778°W / 40.75222; -73.96778Coordinates: 40°45′08″N 73°58′04″W / 40.75222°N 73.96778°W / 40.75222; -73.96778

WMUN-CD is a class A station license in New York. It is operating on digital channel 45 airing Informercials.

History[edit]

as W57BC, WLIG, and WLNY[edit]

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.

As WMUN-CD[edit]

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.

WMUN-CD is the third television station that is currently operating W19EH-D as a translator, behind WEBR-CD, WCBS-TV and WPIX.

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.

Digital television[edit]

Digital channels[edit]

The station's digital channel is multiplexed:

Channel Video Aspect PSIP Short Name Programming
45.1 1080i 4:3 WMUN-CD Infomercials
45.2 1080i 4:3 WMUN-2 Jewelry TV

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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