List of television stations in Ohio

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This is a list of broadcast television stations serving cities in the U.S. state of Ohio.

Full-power stations[edit]

VC refers to the station's PSIP virtual channel. RF refers to the station's physical RF channel.

Area served City of license VC RF Callsign Network Owner Notes
Akron Akron 24 49 WEAO PBS Western Reserve Public Media satellite of WNEO ch. 45 Alliance
PBS Fusion on 49.2, FNX on 49.3
Athens Athens 20 32 WOUB-TV PBS Ohio University WOUB Classic on 20.2, World on 20.3, Create on 20.4, The Ohio Channel on 20.5, PBS Kids on 20.6
Bowling Green Bowling Green 27 22 WBGU-TV PBS BGSU PBS Kids/The Ohio Channel on 27.2, Create on 27.3
Cambridge Cambridge 44 6 WOUC-TV PBS Ohio University satellite of WOUB-TV ch. 20 Athens
WOUB Classic on 44.2, World on 44.3, Create on 44.4, The Ohio Channel on 44.5, PBS Kids on 44.6, VoiceCorps (audio only) on 44.7
Canton Canton 47 24 WRLM TCT Tri-State Christian Television
Cincinnati Cincinnati 5 20 WLWT NBC Hearst MeTV on 5.2
Cincinnati Cincinnati 9 26 WCPO-TV ABC Scripps Court TV on 9.2, Bounce on 9.3, Court TV Mystery on 9.4, Laff on 9.5, Stitcher (audio only) on 9.6
Cincinnati Cincinnati 12 12 WKRC-TV CBS Sinclair The CW on 12.2, Stadium on 12.3
Cincinnati ~Oxford 14 29 WPTO PBS Public Media Connect sister service to WPTD ch. 16 Dayton
PBS Encore on 14.2, PBS Kids on 14.3, World/The Ohio Channel on 14.4, SD simulcast on 14.5
Cincinnati ~Newport KY 19 15 WXIX-TV Fox Gray H&I on 19.2, Circle on 19.3, Grit on 19.4, Ion on 19.5, True Crime Network on 19.6
Cincinnati Cincinnati 48 17 WCET PBS Public Media Connect Create on 48.2, CET Arts on 48.3
Cincinnati ~Covington KY 54 24 WCVN-TV PBS Kentucky Educational Television satellite of WKLE. PBS Encore on 54.2, Kentucky Channel on 54.3, PBS Kids on 54.4
Cincinnati Cincinnati 64 18 WSTR-TV MyNet Deerfield Media

(op by Sinclair)

Antenna TV on 64.2, Comet on 64.3, TBD on 64.4, Dabl on 64.5
Cleveland Cleveland 3 19 WKYC NBC Tegna True Crime Network on 3.2, Cozi TV on 3.3, Quest on 3.4
Cleveland Cleveland 5 15 WEWS-TV ABC Scripps Grit on 5.2, Laff on 5.3 Court TV on 5.4
Cleveland Cleveland 8 8 WJW Fox Nexstar Antenna TV on 8.2 Comet on 8.3, Charge! on 8.4
Cleveland Canton 17 22 WDLI-TV Ion Plus Ion Media
Cleveland Shaker Heights 19 10 WOIO CBS Gray MyNet/MeTV on 19.2, Dabl on 19.3
Cleveland Akron 23 22 WVPX-TV ION Ion Media Qubo on 23.2, Infomercials on 23.3 QVC on 23.5, HSN on 23.6
Cleveland Cleveland 25 35 WVIZ PBS Ideastream The Ohio Channel on 25.2, World on 25.3, Create on 25.4, PBS Kids on 25.5, CSCN on 25.9 (Audio Only)
Cleveland Lorain 43 10 WUAB CW Gray Bounce TV on 43.2, Circle on 43.3
Cleveland Akron 55 17 WBNX-TV Ind Winston (Ernest Angley) The Happy Channel on 55.2, Movies! on 55.3, H&I on 55.4, Start TV on 55.5, Decades on 55.6
Cleveland Cleveland 61 36 WQHS-DT UNI Univision UniMás on 61.2, getTV on 61.3, Court TV Mystery on 61.4, Dabl on 61.5
Columbus Columbus 4 14 WCMH-TV NBC Nexstar Court TV on 4.2, Ion on 4.3, Laff on 4.4
Columbus Columbus 6 28 WSYX ABC Sinclair MyNet/This TV on 6.2, Antenna TV on 6.3
Columbus Columbus 10 21 WBNS-TV CBS Tegna MeTV on 10.2, Dabl on 10.3, True Crime Network on 10.4, Quest on 10.5, Circle on 10.6
Columbus Columbus 28 27 WTTE Fox Cunningham

(op by Sinclair)

TBD on 28.2, Stadium on 28.3
Columbus Columbus 34 16 WOSU-TV PBS Ohio State University The Ohio Channel on 34.2, Create on 34.3, PBS Kids on 34.4
Columbus Newark 51 19 WSFJ-TV Ion Plus Ion Media
Columbus Chillicothe 53 23 WWHO CW Manhan Media Charge! on 53.2, Comet on 53.3
Dayton Dayton 2 31 WDTN NBC Nexstar Court TV Mystery on 2.2
Dayton Dayton 7 33 WHIO-TV CBS Cox Media Group MeTV on 7.2, Laff on 7.3
Dayton Dayton 16 35 WPTD PBS Public Media Connect sister service to WPTO ch. 14 Oxford, Ohio
repeats of WPTD programming on 16.2, lifestyle and how-to programming on 16.3, The Ohio Channel/World on 16.4, PBS Kids on 16.5
Dayton Dayton 22 34 WKEF ABC Sinclair Stadium on 22.2, Antenna TV on 22.3, TBD on 22.4
Dayton Springfield 26 31 WBDT CW Vaughan Media Bounce on 26.2
Dayton ~Richmond IN 43 31 WKOI-TV Ion Ion Media
Dayton Dayton 45 36 WRGT-TV Fox Cunningham MyNet/Dabl on 45.2, Comet on 45.3, Charge! on 45.4
Lima Lima 8 8 WLIO NBC Block Communications Fox/MyNet on 8.2
Lima Lima 44 4 WTLW Ind. American Christian Television Services, Inc. West Ohio Sports Network on 44.4
Marietta ~Parkersburg, WV 15 35 WTAP-TV NBC Gray local weather radar on 15.4
Mansfield Mansfield 68 12 WMFD-TV Ind. Mid-State Television WOHZ-CD on 68.2, Light TV on 68.3
Sandusky Sandusky 52 3 WGGN-TV Ind./Biz TV Christian Broadcasting Ministries Jewelry TV on 52.2, NRB TV on 52.4
Steubenville ~Wheeling WV 7 7 WTRF-TV CBS Nexstar MyNetworkTV on 7.2, ABC on 7.3
Steubenville Steubenville 9 9 WTOV-TV NBC Sinclair Fox on 9.2, MeTV on 9.3
Toledo Toledo 11 11 WTOL CBS Tegna True Crime Network on 11.2, Grit on 11.3 Quest on 11.4
Toledo Toledo 13 13 WTVG ABC Gray CW on 13.2, MeTV on 13.3, Circle on 13.4, Ion on 13.5, Dabl on 13.6, WeatherNation on 13.7
Toledo Toledo 24 23 WNWO-TV NBC Sinclair Stadium on 24.2, Comet on 24.3, TBD on 24.4
Toledo Toledo 30 29 WGTE-TV PBS Public Broadcasting Foundation of NW Ohio PBS Kids on 30.2, Create/The Ohio Channel on 30.3
Toledo Toledo 36 26 WUPW Fox American Spirit Media

(op by Tegna)

Bounce on 36.2, Court TV Mystery on 36.3, Court TV on 36.4
Toledo Toledo 40 5 WLMB Ind. Dominion Broadcasting RadiantTV on 40.2
Youngstown Youngstown 21 33 WFMJ-TV NBC WFMJ Television, Inc. CW on 21.2, Dabl on 21.3
Youngstown Youngstown 27 31 WKBN-TV CBS Nexstar Fox (simulcast of WYFX-LD) on 27.2
Youngstown Youngstown 33 31 WYTV ABC Vaughan Media MyNet 33.2
Youngstown Alliance 45 29 WNEO PBS Western Reserve Public Media satellite of WEAO ch. 49
PBS Fusion on 45.2, FNX on 45.3
Zanesville Zanesville 18 30 WHIZ-TV NBC Southeastern Ohio Broadcasting System, Inc. Cozi TV on 18.2
~Charleston/Huntington WV; and Portsmouth, Ohio Portsmouth 30 15 WQCW CW Gray studios located in Charleston, WV and Portsmouth, Ohio

Defunct full-power stations[edit]

  • Channel 15: WICA-TV - Ashtabula (8/25/1953 - 6/16/1956 and 12/15/1965 - 12/26/1967)
  • Channel 16: WKTR-TV - Ind. - Kettering (3/20/1967 - 1970)
  • Channel 26: WSWO-TV - Ind. - Springfield (7/14/1968 – 6/19/1970, 6/17/1972 – 12/6/1972)
  • Channel 30: WRLO - Portsmouth (5/14/1966 - 1968 or 1969)
  • Channel 30: WUXA - Ind. - Portsmouth (5/8/1988 - 1989)
  • Channel 31: WGSF - PBS - Newark (3/18/1963 - 6/30/1976)
  • Channel 42 (RF channel 43): WPBO - PBS \ Portsmouth (October 1973 - 10/27/2017)
  • Channel 45: WXTV - Youngstown (11/15/1960 - 2/28/1962)
  • Channel 61: WKBF-TV - Ind. - Cleveland (1/19/1968 - 3/21/1975)
  • Channel 68: WCOM - Ind. - Mansfield (1988 - 1989)

LPTV stations[edit]

Area served City of license VC RF Callsign Network Notes
Cincinnati Cincinnati 25 28 WBCQ-LD Cozi TV This TV on 25.2, GetTV on 25.3, Jewelry TV on 25.4, Light TV on 25.5, SBN on 25.6, HSN on 25.7, ShopHQ on 25.8, Start TV on 25.9, Movies! on 25.10, Decades on 25.11, Quest on 25.12
Cincinnati Cincinnati 36 14 WDYC-LD Silent
Cleveland Cleveland 20 21 WQDI-LD Azteca América Clic on 20.2, Cheddar on 20.3, QVC2 on 20.5, Infomercials on 20.6
Cleveland Cleveland 26 25 WUEK-LD Stadium Buzzr on 26.2, SBN on 26.3, Shop LC on 26.4, QVC on 26.5, Jewelry TV on 26.6, LX on 26.7
Cleveland Cleveland 28 23 KONV-LD Azteca América Clic on 28.2, Cheddar on 28.3, QVC2 on 28.5, Infomercials on 28.6
Cleveland Cleveland 32 16 WRAP-LP Silent
Cleveland Cleveland 35 27 KONV-LD Retro TV
Cleveland Canton 39 11 WIVM-LD Ind. This TV on 39.2, Light TV on 39.3, Retro TV on 39.4
Cleveland Loudonville 39 13 WIVX-LD Ind. This TV on 39.2, Light TV on 39.3, Retro TV on 39.4
Cleveland Millersburg 39 27 W27DG-LD Ind. This TV on 39.2, Light TV on 39.3, Retro TV on 39.4
Cleveland Cleveland 41 26 WEKA-LD Stadium Buzzr on 41.2, SBN on 41.3, Shop LC on 41.4, QVC on 41.5, Jewelry TV on 41.6, LX on 41.7
Cleveland Cleveland 53 7 WCDN-LD Daystar
Columbus Columbus 17 24 WDEM-CD a+ beIN Sports on 17.2, LX on 17.3, Infomercials on 17.4, Shop LC on 17.5, Cheddar on 17.6
Columbus Columbus 19 19 WCLL-CD Daystar
Columbus Columbus 22 18 WCBZ-CD Cozi TV Grit on 22.2, Court TV Mystery on 22.3, GetTV on 22.4, Decades on 22.5, CTV on 22.6, AccuWeather on 22.7
Columbus Columbus 23 15 WQMC-LD Bounce True Crime Network on 23.2, Telemundo on 23.4
Columbus Columbus 32 26 WCSN-LD Movies! H&I on 32.2, Start TV on 32.3, Nuestra Visión on 32.4, QVC on 32.5, Prime TV Network on 32.6, HSN on 32.7, Soul of the South on 32.8, QVC2 on 32.9, Urban Trendsetters on 32.10, NewsNet on 32.11, Right Now TV on 32.12
Columbus Marion 39 26 WOCB-CD TCT Buzzr on 39.2, Daystar on 39.3, BVOVN on 39.4, Light TV on 39.5, Shop LC on 39.6
Columbus Delaware 39 25 WXCB-CD TCT Buzzr on 39.2, Daystar on 39.3, BVOVN on 39.4, Light TV on 39.5, Shop LC on 39.6
Columbus Columbus 39 8 WGCT-CD TCT Buzzr on 39.2, Daystar on 39.3, BVOVN on 39.4, Light TV on 39.5, Shop LC on 39.6
Columbus Columbus 44 17 W44DC-D Silent
Columbus Columbus 48 25 WCPX-LP Silent
Dayton Springfield 20 5 WLWD-LD Silent
Dayton Dayton 42 10 WWRD-LP Silent
Dayton Dayton 40 9 WRCX-LP Silent
Lima Defiance 26 35 WNHO-LD Ind. Western Ohio Sports Network on 26.2
Lima Lima 35 15 WOHL-CD ABC CBS on 35.2
Lima Liepsic 35 27 WPNM-LD ABC CBS on 35.2
Lima Minster 35 29 WAMS-LD ABC CBS on 35.2
Lima Lima 44 17 WOIW-LD Ind. Western Ohio Sports Network on 44.2
Lima Lima 44 4 WTLW Ind. Western Ohio Sports Network on 44.2
Lima Lima 44 26 WOHW-LD Ind. Western Ohio Sports Network on 44.2
Mansfield Ashland 39 33 WQIZ-LP TCT Buzzr on 39.2, Daystar on 39.3, BVOVN on 39.4, Light TV on 39.5, Shop LC on 39.6
Mansfield Mansfield 41 20 WOHZ-CD Silent
Toledo Findlay 19 19 WFND-LD BCSN Sports
Toledo Toledo 23 6 WDMY-LP Silent
Toledo Toledo 48 36 WMNT-CD Infomercials Antenna TV on 48.2, Cozi TV on 48.4
Toledo Toledo 68 18 WDTJ-LD Daystar
Youngstown ~Sharon PA 30 30 W30EI-D Ind.
Youngstown Youngstown 62 32 WYFX-LD Fox (sulcast of WYTV 27.2) MyNet on 62.2, Ion on 62.3, Bounce on 62.4, Laff on 62.5, GetTV on 62.6
Zanesville Newcomerstown 26 26 WIVD-LD Ind. This TV on 26.2, Light TV on 26.3, Retro TV on 26.4
Zanesville Newcomerstown 29 5 WIVN-LD Ind. This TV on 29.2, Light TV on 29.3, Retro TV on 29.4
Zanesville Zanesville 29 29 WOOH-LD Silent

Translators[edit]

Area served City of license VC RF Callsign Translating Network Notes
Cleveland Eastlake 25 34 W34FP-D WVIZ PBS The Ohio Channel on 25.2, World on 25.3, Create on 25.4, PBS Kids on 25.5, CSCN on 25.9 (Audio Only)
Cincinnati ~Augusta KY 38 16 W16EB-D WKMR PBS PBS Encore on 38.2, Kentucky Channel on 38.3, PBS Kids on 38.4
Cincinnati ~Falmouth KY 52 23 W23DM-D WKON PBS PBS Encore on 52.2, Kentucky Channel on 52.3, PBS Kids on 52.4
Dayton Maplewood 16 25 W32DS-D WPTD PBS PBS Encore on 16.2, PBS Life on 16.3, The Ohio Channel on 16.4, PBS Kids on 16.5
Mansfield Mansfield 34 18 W18ES-D WOSU-TV PBS The Ohio Channel on 34.2, Create on 34.3, PBS Kids on 34.4
Youngstown Youngstown 45 13 W13DP-D WNEO PBS Fusion on 45.2, FNX on 45.3

Cable-only stations[edit]