|Providence, Rhode Island
|Channels||Digital: 36 (UHF)
Virtual: 50 (PSIP)
(ZGS Providence, Inc.)
|First air date||June 7, 1993|
|Call letters' meaning||W Rhode Island, Warwick|
|Former callsigns||W23AS (1989-1995)
|Former channel number(s)||Analog:
23 (UHF, 1993–1999)
50 (UHF, 1999–2013)
50 (UHF, 2013–2015)
|Transmitter power||15 kW|
|Public license information:||Profile
At one point, the station broadcast English language programming, including locally produced programs hosted by former air talent at WHIM. WRIW became a Telemundo affiliate in 2000; ZGS then acquired the station from Viking Broadcasting in 2003.
On July 29, 2012, WRIW-CA began broadcasting their signal in digital from the WJAR tower in Rehoboth, Massachusetts, and subsequently changed its call sign to WRIW-CD on January 7, 2013. WRIW-CD transmits 15 kW on channel 36, with a virtual channel of 50.1.
||This article is incomplete. (January 2017)|
|Channel||Video||Aspect||PSIP Short Name||Programming |
|50.1||1080i||16:9||WRIW-CD||Main WRIW-CD programming / Telemundo|
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