New Channels from WBBZ are “On-The-Air!”

New Channels from WBBZ are “On-The-Air!”

WBBZ has added new channels that are only available on-the-air.

If you watch us with an antenna, you will need to re-scan your TV to see them.

If you watch us on Cable, FiOS, Dish, or DirecTV, you will continue to get WBBZ-TV Ch67.1, but not our other new channels.
You will need an antenna to see them, and other offerings we broadcast.

Here is what the over-the-air only Digital Dash Channel lineup will carry:
WBBZ-TV                                                          Ch67.1  ( Cable 5; FiOS 5; Dish 5; DirecTV67)
MeTV, Memorable Entertainment Television & local hometown programming

Heroes & Icons                                       Ch67.2
Action, Adventure, and lots of “Star Trek!”

MeTV                                                      Ch67.3
Memorable Entertainment Television 24 hours a dayDaystar                                                   Ch67.4
Religious and Evangelical Programming

DABL                                                      Ch67.5
CBS presents Lifestyle, Food, and DIY programming

START TV                                         Ch67.6  ( new!)
Dramatic & original programming for women

Decades!                                               Ch67.7  ( new!)
In partnership with CBS, TV through the Decades with
entertainment, talk, documentaries, and variety

MOVIES!                                              Ch67.8 ( new!)

Lots of them, for “Reel Variety!”

WBBZ has successfully added these new channels to our on-air lineup!

As a result you will have to rescan your TV connected to your antenna. Re-scanning (or scanning) for channels is mostly an automated process. All you have to do set that process in motion through a few simple steps. And while these steps are different for each TV, the process is pretty similar on every TV out there.

  1. Make sure your TV is connected to an antenna.
  2. Press the “Menu” button on your remote control. If you don’t have a remote, your TV should have a built-in “Menu” button.
  3. Find and select the “Channel Scan” option in your TV’s menu. This option is sometimes labeled “Rescan,” “Tune,” or “Auto-tune.”
  4. If you can’t find the “Channel Scan” option, dig through the TV’s “Settings,” “Tools,” “Channels,” or “Options” menu. On some TVs, you have to press the “Input” button and go to “Antenna.”
  5. Once your TV starts scanning for channels, find something to do. Channel scanning can take upwards of 10 minutes.
  6. When scanning is complete, your TV will either display how many channels are available or drop you back into a broadcast.
  7. Still missing some channels? Try running another scan, or you may need to move your antenna for better reception, too.

If you’re having trouble finding the “Channel Scan” option on your TV, then it’s time to consult the manual. You can usually find a manual by searching the web for the TV’s make and model along with the word “manual.”

WBBZ offers WNY’s only locally owned and operated full power television stations. 4545 Transit Road, suite 750 Williamsville, NY 14221. 716-630-9229. “Like” WBBZ-TV on Facebook. Follow the conversation @WBBZ on Twitter
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