WTTV is your new CBS station in Indianapolis

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Do you remember the last time Indiana television changed, back in 1979, when WTHR and WRTV swapped networks?   Well, that’s a bit like what’s happening on January 1, 2015.  All of the CBS programming will move from WISH channel 8 to WTTV channel 4.  There are a lot of questions about this, and we thought we would answer them for you here:

View the WTTV schedule

View the WTTV 4.2 schedule 

What is CBS programming?  CBS has prime-time programming like Big Bang Theory, NCIS, Scorpion, Survivor, The Amazing Race…plus daytime and evening shows like CBS This Morning, Let’s Make a Deal, The Price is Right, The Young and the Restless, The Bold and the Beautiful, The Talk, CBS Evening News, and the Late Show with David Letterman.  It’s all coming to WTTV.

What about sports?   The Indianapolis Colts and other AFC NFL games, the Masters, and select games from the NCAA Tournament will be seen on WTTV.

What about news?   WTTV will deliver local Indiana newscasts starting January 1.   Our news times will be 5-7am, noon, 5-6:30pm, and 11pm, hosted by Debby Knox, Bob Donaldson and Chris Wright. WTTV intends to offer you the very best in Indiana news, and we look forward to being a part of your daily news viewing.

When does the change happen?  At Midnight, January 1, 2015.

What about the re-run Big Bang Theory shows that are on WTTV now?  Syndicated Big Bang Theory shows remain from 7-8p on WTTV.

Can you show me when my shows will be on my TV?  Yes, there is a WTTV programming grid at the bottom of this page for you.

I don’t know where to get WTTV.  Where is it? 

If you get your television on an antenna:  WTTV is available on channel  4.1 and channel  29.1.  Check your television to see which station gives you the strongest signal.

If you get your television from a cable or satellite provider:

Comcast 4 1004
AT&T U-Verse 4 1004
Brighthouse 4 1004
DirecTV 4 4
DISH 4 4

*If your provider is not listed here, please call them for more information.

What about the shows that are on WTTV now?  Where do they go?  Most of WTTV’s syndicated programming like Mike & Molly, The Middle, Two and a Half Men, Modern Family, Seinfeld & Friends will move to WTTV 4.2.   You can see a full WTTV 4.2 programming grid at the bottom of the page.

I don’t know where to get WTTV 4.2.  Where is it?

If you get your television on an antenna:  WTTV 4.2 is available on channel 4.2 and channel 29.2.  Generally, Indianapolis and cities north of Indy get a better signal on 29.2.   Cities south of Indy generally get better reception on 4.2.  Check your television to see which station gives you the strongest signal.

If you get you television from Comcast:  You will get WTTV 4.2 on Comcast channels 170, 252, 419 or 423.  If you don’t find them there please contact your television provider.

I have another cable or satellite television provider.  Can I get WTTV 4.2?   We are talking with many of Indiana’s television providers about carrying WTTV 4.2.  Feel free to call your cable or satellite provider for details.

I used to get ThisTV on channel 4.2.  Where is it now?  ThisTV has moved to WXIN 59.3.

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