WPCA first signed on, but permanently signed off 2 years later.
Three years later on September 17, 1965, new ownership put channel 17 back on the air under the callsign WPHL-TV.
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At this point, WPHL began branding itself as "PHL 17", which would last until late-1995 after its affiliation with The WB. The PHL 17' branding would return in some form in 2006. During its affiliation with The WB it would be branded as The WB on PHL-17
PHL is italicized in this version.
On September 10, 1995, WPHL rebranded as WB 17 as The WB expanded their programming on Sunday night debut for the first time. This logo features Michigan J. Frog or the Two Liberty Place and One Liberty Place underneath the channel number. The logo without a red circle only appear in on-screen logo bug.
1Nexstar operates these stations owned by Mission Broadcasting. 2Nexstar operates this station owned by Cunningham Broadcasting. 3Nexstar operates this station owned by White Knight Broadcasting through an SSA. 4Nexstar operates this station owned by Vaughan Media. 5Predecessor company of LIN Media. 6Currently a repeater for WWLP. 7Joint venture with Discovery, Inc., in which Nexstar owns 31% while Discovery owns the remaining 69%.
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