On January 1, 1989, WPEC was forced to switch its affiliation from ABC to CBS in order to compensate for the fact that WCIX (which had switched from FOX to CBS as part of the 1989 South Florida affiliation switch) had a weaker signal north of Miami that the other Miami television stations.
1Owned by Tennessee Broadcasting. Sinclair (SBGI) is seeking an FCC "failing station" waiver to purchase this station. 2Nominally owned by Cunningham Broadcasting and operated by SBGI under a local marketing agreement (LMA). However, trusts belonging to members of SBGI's founding Smith family control almost all of Cunningham's stock. 3Operated by Nexstar Media Group under an LMA. 4Owned by Second Generation Ltd. and managed by SBGI. SBGI is seeking an FCC "failing station" waiver to purchase the station's license. 5Owned by Manhan Media and managed by Sinclair. 6Owned by Howard Stirk Holdings, operated by Sinclair under an LMA. 7Owned by Mercury Broadcasting Company and operated by Sinclair. 8Owned by Deerfield Media and operated by Sinclair under an LMA. 9Owned by South Sound Broadcasting, but operated by Sinclair under an LMA. 10Owned by Roderts Media, but operated by Sinclair. 11Owned by Mitts Telecasting and operated by Sinclair. 12Owned by GOCOM Media and operated by Sinclair. 13Owned by Waitt Broadcasting, but operated by Sinclair under an SSA. 14Owned by Intermountain West Communications Company and operated by Sinclair, sale to Cunningham Broadcasting pending. 15Owned by Granite Broadcasting Corporation and operated by Sinclair through a JSA and SSA. 16Owned by New Age Media and operated by Sinclair under an MSA. 17Owned by MPS Media, but operated by New Age Media under an LMA. 18Co-owned with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.