WINK CBS 11 News Fort Myers FL News Live Stream Weather and Sports Channel Online Stream. CBS WINK TV 11 Weather Channel Fort Myers, Florida, Naples, United States Live Online Streaming. WINK television channel is associated with CBS. It is certified to Fort Myers, Florida, United States. It is also working for Naples and Cape Coral. The channel is under the authority of the Mc-Bride family. Their Fort Myers Broadcasting Company made it one of a few TV channels today to have regionally-based ownership. Fort Myers telecasting also functions Naples-certified CW associate WFTX FOX 4 News Fort Myers.
It is done under a shared services contract with its owner Sun Broadcasting. The two channels share offices on Palm Beach Boulevard (SR 80) in northeast Fort Myers. WINK News transmitting tower is situated north of Fort Myers Shores, near the Charlotte and Lee County line. On satellite, the channel is carried on Comcast Xfinity channel 5 and in high resolution on digital channel 433.
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The channel started telecasting on March 23, 1954, under the authority of the family of taxicab magnate and Cleveland Browns. WINK CBS was the first television channel in Southwest Florida and is the fifth-oldest remaining station in the state. The call letters seem to be an extension of its CBS association. They were in fact simply carried over from its related WINK radio. It ran production from the four major networks of its era: CBS, NBC, ABC and DuMont in the first two decades. Nevertheless, it has always been a primary CBS associate.
WINK CBS lost Du-Mont when that network completed operations in 1956. In December 1968, WINK CBS finally attained a regional competitor. It was when WINK logged on and took the NBC association. The two channels continued to share ABC until WINK CBS News logged on in 1974. Nevertheless, audiences could watch the full ABC and NBC schedules. It was done via channels from Miami–Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beach and Tampa–St. Petersburg. WINK News was a major beneficiary of a coincidence in the FCC’s plan for allotting channels. In the early days of telecast television, there were twelve VHF channels accessible.