The CW Providence - Channel Move Information
WLWC-TV, The CW Providence, licensed to New Bedford, Massachusetts, will cease broadcasting on October 2, 2017 at 12:30pm and begin channel sharing operations with another station, but will still be found on virtual channel 28.
Over-the-air viewers will need to rescan to find the new channel, but will not need to do so until October 2nd at 12:30pm. More information, including how to rescan, will be updated here and in our on-air announcements as we approach that date.
The channel change will affect channel 28.1, The CW, channel 28.2, Movies!, and channel 28.3, Decades. On Monday, October 2nd at 12:30pm, 28.1 will air ION Life.
The CW programming will be moving to another channel in the market. Effective, Monday October 2, 2017 at 12:30pm, The CW Providence can be found over the air on Channel 64.2. Viewers should check with their local cable and satellite providers on where they can watch The CW Providence.
For more information about the shutdown, please contact the station at 401-351-2476.
Calls will be answered during business hours and messages will be returned. Information will be updated as necessary.
Click here for more details on the channel move from WPRI.