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For the former callsign used in its AM station, see WLAC.
Not to be confused with KTVF.
This page only shows primary logo variants.
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Contents

1954–1968 1968–1972 1975 1975–1986 1986–1989 1989–1997 1997–present
1954–1968 1968–1972 1975 1975–1986 1986–1989 1989–1997 1997–present

WLAC-TV

1954–1968

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1968–1975

WLAC 1968.svg

The "5" resembles that of KSTP-TV in Saint Paul, Minnesota and Canal 5 in Mexico.

1975

Microgramma 5.svg

This Microgramma "5" survived a callsign change. It was also used by KRGV-TV, WCSC-TV, and WFRV-TV.

WTVF

1975–1989

Microgramma 5.svg

1975–1986

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On December 1, 1975, the American Family Insurance Corporation transferred ownership of WLAC-TV to the Houston-based H&C Communications Company (owned by the Hobby family) and changed the station's call letters to WTVF, a call sign previously used by two separate stations in Buffalo, New York on channels 23 (see WNLO) & 29 (see WUTV).

1986–1989

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1989–present

WTVF 5 Present.svg

1989–1997

WTVF 5 1989.svg

Norfolk, Virginia-based Landmark Communications from the Hobbys in 1994.

1997–present

NewsChannel 5 Network.svg

Landmark attempted to sell WTVF to Bonten Media Group in 2008, but was aborted due to the economic crisis of 2008. Milwaukee-based Journal Communications then bought WTVF from Landmark in 2012. Journal's broadcast holdings were then sold to The E.W. Scripps Company on 2016.

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