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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 its 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 (and sister station between 1997 and 1998) WATL.
CBS Atlanta News Open (1999-2000) CBS Atlanta News Open (2000-2001)
In 1998, Tribune sold WGNX to
Meredith Corporation. This new look was introduced a year later.
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)
WGCL dropped the
Clear News name in 2002, opting for the name CBS Atlanta.
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
WGCL returned to the
CBS 46 name in 2014, launching a new logo and graphics package (originally designed for the CBS O&Os) at the same time.
WGCL-TV news opens
All the news opens for WGCL-TV.
TV stations in North Georgia, including metro Atlanta and Athens
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