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WGCL was signed on by the Christian Broadcasting Network as WHAE-TV, a mostly-religious station.
Tribune Broadcasting acquired WANX from CBN around this time, and changed the call letters to WGNX to emphasize it co-ownership with WGN-TV in Chicago.
10:00 newscast open from 1989
7:30 newscast open from 1993
10:00 newscast open from 1994
WGNX became the CBS affiliate for the Atlanta market in December 1994, after
WAGA-TV switched its affiliation to Fox, as part of an affiliation deal with New World Communications. WGNX was intially set to affiliate to The WB, but the network instead ended up on former Fox affiliate WATL.
CBS Atlanta News Open (1999-2000) CBS Atlanta News Open (2000-2001)
In 1998, Tribune sold WGNX to
WGNX changed its call letters to
WGCL-TV on July 4, 2000. At the same time, it introduced a new news format called Clear News.
CBS Atlanta News open (2002-2003)
CBS 46 News at 6:00 open from 2004-2009
WGCL newscast logo (2009-2014)
CBS Atlanta News open (2009-2014)
CBS 46 News open from 2014
TV stations in North Georgia, including metro Atlanta and Athens
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