Channel 17 in Nashville first signed on as WMCV on August 5, 1968; due to financial difficulties and struggling viewership, WMCV ceased operations on March 10, 1971.
On March 6, 1976, Channel 17 returned to the air under the new call letters WZTV, now branding as "Z-TV 17".
Multimedia, Inc. purchased WZTV in the early 80s.
Multimedia sold WZTV to Act III Broadcasting in 1988.
In 1990, WZTV assumed the Fox affiliation from WCAY (now
WUXP-TV) and rebranded as "Fox 17," following the Fox network's branding conventions.
Act III was purchased by Abry Partners in 1994, then evolved into Sullivan Broadcasting the following year.
Much of Sullivan's stations were then purchased by Hunt Valley-based
Sinclair Broadcast Group in 1998.
Onscreen bug from 1998-2006
Onscreen bug from 2006-2011
TV stations in Nashville
ABC affiliates: KATU | KAEF | 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 | WATM-TV 20 | WBMA-LD | WCHS-TV | WCIV-DT2 | WCTI-TV | WEAR-TV | WGTU/WGTQ | WGXA-DT2 | WHAM-TV 8 | WICD | WICS | WJLA-TV | WKEF | WLOS | WPDE-TV | WSET-TV | WSYX | WTVC | WXLV-TV
Antenna TV affiliates: KXVU-LD | WYME-CD 14
Azteca América affiliate: WWHB-CD
CBS affiliates: KBAK-TV | KBOI-TV | KDBC-TV | KEYE-TV | KFDM | KGAN | KHQA-TV | KIMA-TV/ KEPR-TV/ KLEW-TV | KPTH-DT3 | KRCG | KTVL | KTVO-DT2 | KUTV | KVAL-TV/KCBY-TV/KPIC | WGFL 14 | WGME-TV | WHP-TV | WKRC-TV | WPEC | WRGB | WSBT-TV | WTVH 13 | WWMT
Charge! affiliates: KATV-DT3 | KBAK-DT3 | KBOI-DT2 | KDNL-DT3 | KFXA-DT2 | KLEW-DT2 | WHOI-DT2
Comet affiliates: KATU-DT3 | KATV-DT2 | KBFX-CD3 | KGAN-DT3 | KDSM-DT2 | WVTV-DT3
CW affiliates: KECA-LD | KFDM-DT2 | KFRE-TV | KIMA-DT2/ KEPR-DT2 | KMTR-DT2/KMCB-DT2/KTCW-DT2 | WOAI-DT2 8 | KOCB | KPTM-DT3 | KTVL-DT2 | KVCW | KVII-DT2/KVIH-DT2 | KYUU-LD | WBSF | WBUI 11 | WCWF | WCWN | WCYB-DT2 | WDBB | WFLI-TV 15 | WHAM-DT2 8 | WHP-DT3 | WKRC-DT2 | WLFL | WNUV 2 | WPDE-DT2 | WSTM-DT2 | WSWB 14 15 | WTLF 15 | WTTO | WTVX | WUCW | WVTV | WWHO 5 | WWMT-DT2 | WZTV-DT2
Dabl affiliates: KBTV-TV | KFXA 4 | KMEG 13 | KMTW 7 | KMYS 8 | WMYA-TV 2 | WNAB 1 | WWMB 6
Decades affiliate: WVAH-TV 2
Fox affiliates: KABB | KBFX-CD | KBTV-TV 8 | KBVU 2 | KCVU 2 | KDSM-TV | KFOX-TV | KFXL-TV | KHGI-DT2 | KGAN-DT2 | KMPH-TV | KOKH-TV | KSAS-TV | KPTH | KPTM | KRXI-TV | KSCC | KWNB-DT2 | WACH | WBFF | WEMT 2 | WFXL | WGXA | WLUK-TV | WMSN-TV | WOLF-TV 15 | WPFO | WPGH-TV | WRLH-TV | WRSP/WCCU 4 | WSBT-DT2 | WSMH | WSYX-DT3 | WTAT-TV 2 | WTGS | WTWC-DT2 | WTVC-DT2 | WUHF | WWCP-TV 2 | WUTV | WYDO 2 | WYZZ-TV 3 | WZTV
LATV affiliate: WTVX-DT4
Heroes & Icons affiliate: WTLH 14
Independent stations: KJZZ-TV | KNSN-TV 8 | WJTC 8
MeTV affilates: KTES-LD | WCIV-DT3 | WFLI-DT3 14
MyNetworkTV affiliates: KDBC-DT2 | KPTH-DT2 | KPTM-DT2 | KMTW 7 | KMYU | KNSN-TV 8 | KRVU-LD | KSAS-DT2 | KSCC-DT3 | KUTV-DT2 | KVCW-DT2 | KZVU-LD | WABM | WVTV-DT2 | WBFF-DT2 | WCIV | WFGX | WFLI-DT2 | WHP-DT2 | WLOS-DT2 | WMYG-LP 15 | WMYV | WNYO-TV | WPNT | WQMY 15 | WRDC | WRGT-TV 2 | WRLH-DT2 | WSTR-TV 8 | WSYX-DT2 | WTCN-CD | WTVZ-TV | WUXP-TV
NBC affiliates: KECI-TV/KCFW-TV/ KTVM-TV/KDBZ-CD | KMTR/KMCB/KTCW 9 | KRNV-DT 2 | KSNV | WCYB-TV | WEYI-TV 6 | WJAC-TV | WJAR | WNBW-DT 15 14 | WNWO-TV | WOAI-TV | WPBN-TV/WTOM-TV | WPMI-TV 8 | WSTM-TV | WTOV-TV | WTWC-TV
Stadium affiliate: KTXD-TV 2
TBD affiliates: KENV-DT 2 | KXVO 10 | WDCO-CD/WIAV-CD | WHOI | WTTE 2 | WUTB 8
Telemundo affiliate: KEYE-DT2
This TV affiliates: KMYU | KUTV-DT2 | WBFF-DT2 | WDSI-TV 14 | WFGX-DT2 | WRGB-DT2 | WRGT-DT2 2 | WRLH-DT2 | WSYX-DT2
UniMás affiliate: KKTF-LD
Univision affiliates: KEUV-LP | KUCO-LP | KUNP/KABH-LP | KUNS-TV | KUNW-CD/KORX-CA/KVVK-CA
Defunct stations: KTOV-LP ( MyNetworkTV) | KXPX-LP ( TBD) | WFXI 2 ( Fox)
See also: Sinclair station logos
Regional cable news: WJLA 24/7 News
Regional sports networks: Bally Sports 16:
Arizona | Detroit | Florida/ Sun | Midwest/ Indiana/ Kansas City | North | Ohio/ Great Lakes | South/ Southeast | Southwest/ Oklahoma/ New Orleans | West/ SoCal | San Diego | Wisconsin
Defunct: Fox Sports Carolinas | Fox Sports Tennessee
National cable networks: Stadium College Sports 16 | Marquee Sports Network 18 | Tennis Channel | YES 17
Digital subchannel networks: Stadium | Comet | TBD 19 | Charge!
Streaming services: Honor Club | NewsON | Stirr
Programming: | Full Measure with Sharyl Attkisson | The National Desk Ring of Honor
| America This Week | Circa News | News Central
Predecessor companies: Act III Broadcasting | Allbritton Communications Company | Barrington Broadcasting Group | Bonten Media Group | Fisher Communications | Four Points Media Group | Freedom Communications (Television stations only) | Guy Gannett Communications | Heritage Media | Intermountain West Communications | Newport Television | River City Broadcasting
1Owned by Tennessee Broadcasting and operated by Sinclair under an outsourcing agreement.
2Nominally owned by Cunningham Broadcasting and operated by Sinclair under an LMA. However, trusts belonging to members of Sinclair's founding Smith family control almost all of Cunningham's stock.
3Operated by Nexstar Media Group under an LMA.
4Owned by Second Generation of Iowa, Ltd. and operated by Sinclair under a LMA.
5Owned by Manhan Media and managed by Sinclair.
6Owned by Howard Stirk Holdings, operated by Sinclair under an LMA.
7Owned by Mercury Broadcasting Company and operated by Sinclair.
8Owned by Deerfield Media and operated by Sinclair under an LMA.
9Owned by Roberts Media, but operated by Sinclair.
10Owned by Mitts Telecasting and operated by Sinclair.
11Owned by GOCOM Media and operated by Sinclair.
12Owned by Waitt Broadcasting, but operated by Sinclair under an SSA.
13Owned by Granite Broadcasting Corporation and operated by Sinclair through a JSA and SSA.
14Owned by New Age Media and operated by Sinclair under an MSA.
15Owned by MPS Media, but operated by New Age Media under an LMA.
16Owned by Diamond Sports Group, a joint venture of Sinclair and Entertainment Studios.
17Co-owned with Yankee Global Enterprises, The Blackstone Group, Amazon, RedBird Capital and Mubadala Investment Company.
18Co-owned with Chicago Cubs.
19Owned by Sinclair and operated by Jukin Media.
20Owned by Palm Television, L.P. and operated by Cunningham Broadcasting under an LMA.
Owned Television Stations
KCPQ (Tacoma–Seattle, WA) | KDFW (Dallas-Fort Worth, TX) | KMSP (Minneapolis–St. Paul, MN) | KRIV (Houston, TX) | KSAZ (Phoenix, AZ) | KTBC (Austin, TX) | KTTV (Los Angeles, CA) | KTVU (Oakland–San Jose–San Francisco, CA) | WAGA (Atlanta, GA) | WFLD (Chicago, IL) | WITI (Milwaukee, WI) | WJBK (Detroit, MI) | WNYW (New York City, NY) | WOFL (Orlando–Daytona Beach FL) | WOGX (Ocala–Gainesville, FL) | WTTG (Washington, D.C.) | WTVT (Tampa–St. Petersburg, FL) | WTXF (Philadelphia, PA)
WBRC | WZDX | WALA | WCOV | WDFX | KTBY / KATN-DT2 / KJUD-DT3 | KMSB | KLRT | KFTA | KJNB / KJNE | KBFX | KECY | KBVU | KDFX | KCVU | KTXL | KCBA | KSWB | KKFX | KMPH | KXRM | KDVR / KFCT | KFQX | WTIC | WFTX | WFOX | WSVN | WPGX | WTWC-DT2 | WFLX | WFXL | WFXG | WXTX | WGXA | KHON / KHAW / KAII | KNIN | KXPI | KSVT | WYZZ | WGEM-DT3 | WQRF | WRSP / WCCU | WSBT-DT2 | WEVV-DT2 / WEEV | WFFT | WXIN | WPBI | WTHI-DT2 | KGAN-DT2 | KLJB | KDSM | KYOU | KPTH | KFJX | KTMJ | KSAS / KOCW / KAAS / KAAS-LP | WBKO-DT2 | WDKY | WDRB | WXIX | WGMB | KADN | KVHP | WVUE | KMSS | KARD | WFVX / WVII-DT2 | WAGM-DT2 | WPFO | WBFF | WBOC-DT2 | WFXT | WGGB-DT2 | WBKB-DT2 | WFQX / WFUP / WWUP-DT2 | WSMH | WXMI | WSYM | WLUC-DT2 | KQDS | KEYC-DT2 | KXLT | WABG | WXXV | WHPM | WDBD | WGBC | WNTZ | WLOV | KBSI | KQFX | WDAF | KRBK | KNPN | KTVI | KWYB-DT2 / KWYB-LD2 | KFBB-DT2 / KHBB-LD2 | KHMT | KTMF-DT2 | KHGI-DT2 | KFXL / KWNB-DT2 | KIIT / KNOP-DT2 | KPTM | KVVU | KRXI | KRQE-DT2 / KBIM-DT2 | WXXA | WICZ | WUTV | WYDC | WUHF | WSYT | WFXV | WNYF / WWNY-DT2 | WJZY | WYDO | WGHP | WRAZ | WSFX | KFYR-DT2 / KMOT-DT2 / KQCD-DT2 / KUMV-DT2 / KNDX / KXND | KVRR / KJRR / KNRR / KBRR | WJW | WSYX-DT3 | WKEF-DT2 | WLIO-DT2 | WTOV-DT2 | WUPW | WYFX / WFXI | KOKH | KOKI | KFXO | KLSR | KMVU | KFFX / KCYU | KPTV | WFXP | WOLF | WWCP / WATM-DT2 | WPGH | WPMT | WNAC | WTAT | WACH | WHNS | WTGS | WFXB | KEVN / KHSD-DT2 | KDLT-DT2 / KDLV-DT2 | WTVC-DT2 | WEMT | WJKT | WTNZ | WHBQ | WZTV | KXVA | KCIT | KSCC | KFOX | KFXV | KXOF | KFXK | KJTV | KMBH / KXFX | KPEJ | KFDM-DT3 | KIDY | KABB | KXII-DT3 | KVCT | KWKT / KYLE-DT2 | KJTL | KSTU | WFFF | WCAV-DT2 | WSVF | WRLH | WFXR / WWCW-DT2 | WVBT | KAYU | WCHS-DT2 | WVFX | WVNS-DT2 | WOVA | WLUK | WLAX / WEUX | WMSN | WZAW / WSAW-DT3 | KLWY / KFNB / KFNE / KFNR | KEQI / KTGM-DT2 / KPPI-LD2 | WSJP-LD2 | WVXF-DT2
Stations are arranged alphabetically by state and territory, and based on the station's city of license or Designated Market Area.