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WBIR NBC 10 News Knoxville TN News Live Stream Weather and Sports Channel Online Stream. NBC WBIR TV 10 local breaking News update Channel Knoxville, Tennessee, United States Live Online Streaming. WBIR television is associated with NBC. It is certified to Knoxville, United States. WBIR NBC telecasts a high-resolution digital signal on virtual and VHF channel 10. It took that association away from WATE ABC 6 News Knoxville. By the end of the 1950s, the channel was associated with the NTA Film Network for the short period of time.

WBIR NBC 10 NewsThis is done from a transmitting tower on Sharp’s Ridge in North Knoxville. WBIR NBC News is under the authority of Tegna. It maintains offices on Bill Williams Avenue in the Belle Morris section of the city. On satellite, the channel is accessible on Charter Spectrum channel 9 in SD and 709 in HD. It also comes as Comcast Xfinity channels 9 and 1010as well. WBIR NBC logged on the air on August 12, 1956. It started as an associate of CBS.

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In January 1961 the Tafts auctioned WBIR NBC to the News-Piedmont Company of Greenville. They were the owners of WFBC in its hometown. In 1967, News-Piedmont joined with Southern Telecasting to develop the Southeastern Telecasting Corporation. This included WBIR Radio. They bought four more television channels and changed its name to Multimedia, Inc. WBIR shared flagship status with WFBC-TV which is now WYFF. WBIR Knoxville was originally under the authority of a consortium headed by J. Lindsay Nunn. The ownership also included his son, Gilmore Nunn.

On September 10, 1988, WBIR turned out to be associated with NBC. It exchange associations with WTVK. This took place just before it shifted to channel 8 as WKXT-TV. Paradoxically, this became the reason of CBS’ return to its original associate in Knoxville. At the time, NBC was the top-rated network while CBS was in third place. CBS fell near the midpoint of the Laurence Tisch period of that network’s history.

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