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WTNZ FOX 43 News Knoxville TN News Live Stream Weather and Sports Channel Online Stream. FOX WTNZ TV 43 local breaking News update Channel Knoxville, Tennessee, United States Live Online Streaming. WTNZ television is associated with Fox. It is certified to Knoxville, United States. WTNZ FOX broadcasts a high-resolution digital signal on AHF channel 34. It is also called virtual frequency 43 via PSIP. This is done from a transmitting tower on Sharp’s Ridge in North Knoxville.

WTNZ FOX 43 NewsWTNZ FOX News is under the authority of Lockwood Broadcast Group. It is part of a duopoly with independent channel WKNX-TV known as channel 7. The two channels share offices on Executive Park Drive which is along I-75/I-40 in Knoxville’s Green Valley division. WTNZ lodged on December 31, 1983, with the calls WKCH-TV. It was known on-air as “Catch 43” and aired an analog signal on UHF channel 13. WTNZ was regionally under the authority of Knoxville station, LP. There had been another independent in the area. It was WINT, but it went off the air about a month after WBIR NBC 10 News Knoxville logged-on.

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On October 6, 1986, WTNZ FOX News became a contract associate of Fox and went on the air as “Catch Fox 43”. Knoxville Television, LP confirmed bankruptcy by the end of the 1980s. WTNZ FOX was sold to FCVS Communications. They were the owners of WACH in Columbia, South Carolina in 1990. FCVS sold all three of its channels to Ellis Communications in 1993. The channels were WKCH and WACH, plus WEVU-TV which is now WTNZ FOX. In 1994, the channel changed call letters to the current WTNZ.

On June 25, 2018, Raycom Media declared that it decided to be auctioned to Gray Television. Gray will keep its current duopoly of WVLT and WBXX-TV. He would sell WTNZ to a third-party. On August 20, 2018, Gray proclaimed that WTNZ Channel would be sold to Lockwood Group. They are the owners of Independent channel. Among the sold channels also came fellow Fox associates WFXG in Augusta, Georgia, WPGX in Panama City, Florida, and WDFX-TV in Dothan, Alabama. The auction was completed on January 2, 2019.

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