WCGV-TV launched as an independent television station on March 24, 1980.
1984–1993 and 1994-1995
WCGV's owner, Sinclair Broadcast Group, successfully sold the station's UHF broadcast spectrum in 2017. On January 8, 2018, WCGV's signal was shut down, with its programming and virtual channel position (24) moving to a subchannel of sister station WVTV.
TV stations in Milwaukee
| Television stations|
ABC affiliates: KATU | KAEF-TV | KATV | KDNL-TV | KHGI-TV/KWNB-TV/KHGI-CD | KHQA-DT2 | KOMO-TV | KRCR-TV | KTUL | KTVO | KTXE-LD | KTXS-TV | KVII-TV/KVIH-TV | WBMA-LD | WCHS-TV | WCIV-DT2 | WCTI-TV | WEAR-TV | WGTU/WGTQ | WGXA-DT2 | WHAM-TV8 | WICD | WICS | WJLA-TV | WKEF | WLOS | WPDE-TV | WSET-TV | WSYX | WTVC | WXLV-TV | WHAM-TV8
Regional cable news:
National cable networks:
1Owned by Tennessee Broadcasting. Sinclair is seeking an FCC "failing station" waiver to purchase this station.