DMA 1: NEW YORK

WNBC, Cozi TV: OTA Viewers Need To Rescan

With NBC O&O WNBC New York and its diginet Cozi TV preparing to move their broadcast signals from the Empire State Building to One World Trade Center next month, viewers using an over-the-air antenna are reminded to rescan their televisions and secure the new frequency by April 2 to continue receiving WNBC and Cozi TV’s […]

WNYW, WWOR To Broadcast From One WTC

The Fox-owned New York stations will move their transmitters to the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere early next year.

DMA 1: NEW YORK

WNJU Starts One World Trade Center Broadcasts

With the push of a button, Telemundo-owned WNJU New York (DMA 1) became the first Tri-State television station to officially resume over-the-air transmissions from One World Trade Center. The station announced this morning, during a special ceremony in Lower Manhattan, that its signal will be powered by the most powerful, solid-state broadcast transmitter ever constructed.  “This is a significant achievement,” said Cristina […]

PLAYOUT (DMA 1: NEW YORK)

June 23 Set For OTA Launch From 1 WTC

TVN TECH

WNJU To Kick Off 1 WTC OTA Transmission

Next week, WNJU is expected to begin over-the-air nighttime transmission testing from One World Trade Center in downtown Manhattan. The station’s fulltime regular broadcasts from the site are expected to commence seven to 10 days later. By the end of 2017, five stations will be on air from the new location.

One World Trade Center Adds Ion Media As Tenant

Durst, RFS Sign Deal For One WTC Antennas

Following transmission tests last year to demonstrate the performance of One World Trade Center as a transmission site, The Durst Organization, owner of several key broadcast transmission locations in New York City, decided to move forward with the installation of  permanent antenna arrays on the building.

Durst, RFS Ink Deal For Trade Center Antenna

Following transmission tests last year to demonstrate the performance of One World Trade Center as a transmission site, The Durst Organization, owner of several key broadcast transmission locations in New York City, decided to move forward with the installation of  permanent antenna arrays on the building.

DMA 1

NYC Bcsters Heading Back To World Trade

The Wall Street Journal reports several broadcasters in the nation’s top market, including WCBS and WNBC, have agreed to move their primary broadcast antennas from the Empire State Building to the the new 1,776-foot World Trade Center. “The broadcasters have signed up for all long-term leases,” says Robert Becker, a Durst VP who handled the lease negotiations. “They and [we] are comfortable there is a world of TV broadcasting.” Journal subscribers may read the story here.

DMA 1 (NEW YORK)

WNYW Gets Preview Of One WTC Observatory

CBS To Broadcast From Top Of One WTC

CBS This Morning is broadcasting its entire two-hour show Wednesday from the new 102nd floor observation deck at One World Trade Center. The observation deck at the New York City skyscraper, the tallest in the United States, opens to the public on May 29.

Lyons: 1WTC Spire Is Tribute To Broadcasters

The Durst Organization remains in marketing mode, trying to convince New York broadcasters to move their antennas to the symbolic One World Trade Center. The pending spectrum auction and channel repack is holding up any deals from being signed.

Final Spire Section Raised Atop 1WTC

The last section of the spire was installed atop One World Trade Center today, a significant milestone for the building’s developer, New York City broadcasters and the city as a whole. The Durst Organization has been pitching broadcasters to move their antennas, promising better coverage and future-proof technology.

TECH SPOTLIGHT

NYC’s Towering TV Choice: 1 WTC Or Empire

The new One World Trade Center is pitching New York City broadcasters on moving their transmitting operations to the 105-story building in 2015, promising a facility that’s “future-proof” with better over-the-air coverage than the Empire State Building where most of the city’s stations relocated following the 9/11 destruction of the Twin Towers.