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WMCV

1968–1971

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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.

WZTV

1976–1986

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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.

1986–1988

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1988–1990

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Multimedia sold WZTV to Act III Broadcasting in 1988.

1990–1992

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In 1990, WZTV assumed the Fox affiliation from WCAY (now WUXP-TV) and rebranded as "Fox 17," following the Fox network's branding conventions.

1992-1996

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Act III was purchased by Abry Partners in 1994, then evolved into Sullivan Broadcasting the following year.

1996–1998

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1998–2006

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Much of Sullivan's stations were then purchased by Hunt Valley-based Sinclair Broadcast Group in 1998.

2006–2011

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2011–present

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