In 1980, WTZH converted from operating as a satellite of Tupelo NBC affiliate WTVA into a standalone CBS affiliate, assuming the local affiliation rights from WTOK-TV. The move displaced NBC from the Meridian market until WLBM (now WGBC) signed on in 1982.
1Owned by Star City Broadcasting, a joint-venture between Vision Communications and Waypoint. 2Owned by Meridian Media, operated by Waypoint, sale of station to Lance Media pending FCC approval. 3MeTV programming surrounds MyNetworkTV's programming lineup.