WCYB NBC 5 News Tri-Cities TN Live Stream Weather and Sports Channel Online Stream. NBC WCYB TV 5 local breaking News update Channel Bristol, Virginia, Tri-Cities, United States Live Online Streaming. WCYB is a virtual and VHF digital frequency 5. It has two associations in which one is with NBC and the other is with CW. The channel is certified in Bristol, Virginia, United States. It is working for the Tri-Cities area of southwestern Virginia and northeastern Tennessee.
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WCYB NBC News is among the two commercial television channels in the Tri-Cities. They are certified on the Virginia side of the market. The other one is the religious channel WLFG also known as channel 68 in Grundy. WCYB NBC News is under the authority of the Sinclair Broadcast Group. It also runs Greeneville, Tennessee-certified Fox associate KEPR CBS 19 News Tri-Cities. The transmission for this channel is made under a contract. Its owner is Cunningham Broadcasting. Nevertheless, Sinclair successfully has WEMT.
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Moreover, the majority of Cunningham’s stock is under the authority of the family of late group founder Julian Smith. Both the channels have joint offices on Lee Street on the Virginia side of Bristol. The transmitting tower facility is located at Rye Patch Knob on Holston Mountain in the Cherokee National Forest. On satellite, WCYB NBC is accessible on station 5 on both Comcast Xfinity and Charter Spectrum.
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On August 13, 1956, NBC 5 WCYB started its transmission. Since its inception, it has been the main associate of NBC. Despite the fact that it had a second association with ABC. It was a shared association with WJHL-TV, channel 11 till 1969. Later on, WKPT-TV (frequency 19) made its appearance and took the association of ABC.
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In the beginning, WCYB was under the authority of Appalachian Broadcasting. It was a consortium of four Bristol businessmen. This included Robert Smith, J. Fey Rogers, Charles M. Gore, and Harry M. Daniel along with WZAP radio. In 1969, Starr Broadcasting bought WCYB-TV from the group. Starr’s president and main stockholder were William F. Buckley.