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WJWX is the ABC affiliate that serves the fictional city of Schuyler, New York and its surrounding area.

ProgrammingEdit

From 1981 until 1989 ABC's World News Tonight aired on WJWX at 7 p.m. until 1989 when the station started carrying Inside Edition in that time slot and moved World News Tonight to the 6:30 p.m. slot, reducing the station's weeknight 6 p.m. newscast to a half hour.

Ownership historyEdit

  • Metromedia Television (1959-1984)
  • Storer Communications (1984-1995)
  • Granite Broadcasting (1995-2003)
  • Hearst Television (2003-present)

Station brandingEdit

  • Channel 3 (1959-1969)
  • TV 3/Mertomedia 3 (1969-1984)
  • WJWX-TV 3 (1984-2000)
  • X-3 (2000-2004)
  • Channel 3 ABC (2004-present)

Newscast titlesEdit

  • News Watch 3 (1969-1977)
  • Mertomeida 3 Eyewitness News (1977-1984)
  • Eyewitness News 3 (1984-2000)
  • News X-3 (2000-2004)
  • NewsChannel 3 (2004-present)

News ThemesEdit

  • no music (1959-1970)
  • WJWX 1970 News Theme (1970-1977)
  • Cool Hand Luke: The Tar Sequence - Lalo Schifrin (1977-1984)
  • Let's Get Involved - 615 Music (1984-1986)
  • WLWT 1984 News Theme (1986-1989)
  • Real News - Killer Tracks (1989-1994)
  • Advantage - Gari Media (1994-2004)
  • Hearst TV News Music Package - Newsmusic Central (2004-2013)
  • Strive - inthegroovemusic (2013-2017)
  • Image News - Gari Media (2017-present)

Newscast voiceover intro historyEdit

  • "This is WJWX TV 3 Schuyler, from the heart of the upstate this is News Watch 3 acclaimed by the Associated Press as New York State's outstanding newscast" (1970-1977).

Current and former staff Edit

Current Edit

  • Victoria Chilton (2012-present)
  • Michael Davidson (2002-present)
  • Heath Eddins (2004-present)
  • Shirley Allen (1984-present)
  • Thomas Brumfield (2006-present)

Former Edit

  • Beau Bauer (1992-1997)
  • Patricia Hoffman (2000-2013)
  • Ana Wilson (1968-1995)
  • Lloyd Singleton (2003-2008)
  • Bernard Maness (2000-2006)
  • Collin Judd (1969-2016, retired)

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