The CW Providence - Channel Move Information

WLWC-TV, The CW Providence, licensed to New Bedford, Massachusetts, will cease broadcasting on October 1, 2017, 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 1.  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.

The CW programming will be moving to another channel in the market and details on that move will be available in subsequent notifications on the air and online. 

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. 

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