(Watch Local breaking WBBM CBS 2 News Chicago IL Live Stream Weather and Sports Channel Online Stream) WBBM-TV 2 Weather Channel Chicago, Illinois, United States Live Online Streaming. CBS WBBM-TV goes back in history to 1940. In 1953, United Paramount Theaters was linked with the American Broadcasting Company (ABC). The freshly-inked company was unsuccessful in keeping both channels. WBBM CBS was due to FCC control which was imposed during that time. It restrained the basic ownership of two television channels to allow the permit to the same market. WBKB CBS Chicago was taken by CBS for $6.75 million. On February 12, the day after the union was finalized, the station changed its call letters to WBBM television station.
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In the early 1970s, WBBM CBS 2 news bulletin left behind WMAQ-TV and gained first place. Its news office at the time had turned into one of the most respected local news production in the country. It was being known as and was considered a fortress of serious journalism. It was Led by the hosts Bill Kurtis and Walter Jacobson, weatherman John Coughlin and sports director Johnny Morris. WBBM won over the news ratings by the end of the 1970s. Its influence was so infinite that the channel changed its title for 10:00 p.m. news bulletin to THE Ten O’Clock News.
In April 2002, the channel “WBBM” got rid of its old computer graphics. This was done in order to attain a simpler studio and corresponding graphics set. The same year in March, the previous Good Morning America news reader Antonio Mora was hired as WBBM’s main host. Previous WLS-TV host Diann Burns Mora became associated with the channel and joined at the anchor desk in October 2003. WBBM 2 Chicago television is affiliated to CBS. It is running its operations under the permit of Chicago, United States. The station is under the hold of CBS Corporation. WBBM channel’s studios and offices are situated on West Washington Street. Its transmitting tower is placed on South Wacker Drive.