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Not to be confused with KTEN.

Contents

1953–1956 1956–1957 1957-1961 1961–1967 1967–1976 1976–1977
1953–1956 1956–1957 1957-1961 1961–1967 1967–1976 1976–1977
1977–1982 1982–1986 1986–1988 1988–1995 1995–2000 2000–2011
1977–1982 1982–1986 1986–1988 1988–1995 1995–2000 2000–2011
2011–2013 2013 2013–2019 2019–present
2011–2013 2013 2013–2019 2019–present

WROW-TV

1953–1956

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WTEN began broadcasting on October 14, 1953 as WROW-TV on UHF channel 41. It was owned by the Hudson Valley Broadcasting Company, operating alongside WROW radio (590 AM). It was a primary ABC affiliate.

WCDA

After WROW was sold off to a New York City-based syndicate group, channel 41 changed its callsign to WCDA, and launching a satellite station, WCDB (channel 29), in nearby Hagaman.

1956–1957

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WTEN

Hudson Valley merged with Durham Broadcasting Enterprises in December 1957, the owners of WTVD in Durham to form Capital Cities Television Corporation (predecessor of Capital Cities Communications) with WTEN as its flagship station. Also that year, channel 41 (by now, in VHF channel 10)'s call letters were changed again to the current WTEN. With the callsign change, its satellite changed its call letters to WCDC.

1957–1961

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1961–1967

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1967–1976

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WTEN was sold to Poole Broadcasting as Capital Cities merged with Triangle Publications in 1971.

1976–1977

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1977–1982

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On October 23, 1977, WTEN rejoined ABC after a 22 year absence; the CBS affiliation went to WAST (currently a NBC affiliate as WNYT). Poole sold channel 10, including WJRT-TV and WPRI-TV, to Knight Ridder Broadcasting.

1982–1986

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During this time, WTEN's alternate "TVTEN" logo provided a rare example of a TV station identifying its channel number as both a number and a word.

1986–present

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The "10" in this logo has been used by the station since.

1986–1988

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1988–1995

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1995–2011

1995–2000
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2000–2011
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2011–2013, 2013-2019

2011-2013
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2013

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WTEN unveiled its new logo on March 26, 2013; however, this would last for only a few months.

2013–2019
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WTEN's satellite station, WCDC-TV, shut down on November 19, 2017.

2019–present

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