Explore our legacy In the early years of the twentieth century, NBC and Universal began creating their extraordinary legacies in the exciting new worlds of motion picture production and distribution, location-based entertainment, and radio and television production and broadcasting. Today, as one company under the ownership of Comcast, NBCUniversal continues to build on this legacy of quality and innovation. An Industry Is Born Although the first moving pictures date back to the late nineteenth century, the movie industry as a mass entertainment medium didn't truly take off until the second decade of the twentieth. For the first time, a single entity encompassed all facets of the movie industry:
WNYW is also available on cable in the Caribbean. It was one of the few stations that continued broadcasting during World War IImaking it the fourth-oldest continuously broadcasting commercial station in the United States.
These hookups were the beginning of the DuMont Television Networkthe world's first licensed commercial television network. A half-century later, channel 5 is still headquartered in the same building, which was later renamed the Metromedia Telecenter, and is known today as the Fox Television Center.
Bob McAllister took over hosting Wonderama in and by ,Wonderama was syndicated to Metromedia's other stations. By FebruaryDuMont realized it could not continue in network television, and decided to shut down network operations and operate WABD and its Washington sister station, WTTG also operating on channel 5as independents.
InWashington-based investor John Kluge acquired controlling interest in Metropolitan Broadcasting and installed himself as the company's chairman. Metropolitan Broadcasting would change its corporate name to Metromedia in ; however, the Metropolitan Broadcasting name was retained for Metromedia's TV and radio properties until By the s, the station was one of the strongest independent stations in the country.
From the early s to the late s, channel 5 was a regional superstation available in large portions of the Northeastincluding most of upstate New York, and portions of eastern Pennsylvania and southern New England.
Channel 5 initially continued its format of cartoons and sitcoms into the late s.
Murdoch had one local obstacle to overcome before his purchase of channel 5 could become final. The News Corporation had been publishing the New York Post sinceand Federal Communications Commission rules of the time did not allow common ownership of newspapers and broadcast licenses in the same city.
Murdoch was granted a temporary waiver of this prohibition in order to complete the Metromedia television purchase.
The News Corporation would sell the Post inbut reacquired the paper five years later with a permanent waiver of the cross-ownership rules.
Starting in the late summer ofWNYW produced the nightly newsmagazine A Current Affairone of the first shows to be labeled under the tag " tabloid television ". Within months of its launch,A Current Affair was on the other Fox-owned stations and in the series went into national syndication, where it remained until its cancellation in On August 2,the station dropped the morning cartoons in favor of a morning newscast called Good Day New York.
WNYW became the first Fox-owned station as well as Fox affiliate with a weekday morning newscast, and within five years of its launch it became the top-rated morning show in the New York market.
Some office functions have been merged, but most of the stations' operations remain separate. However, it backed off later in the year under pressure from New Jersey's congressional delegation.
As a result of the September 11 attacks inthe transmitter facilities of WNYW as well as eight other local television stations and several radio stations were destroyed when two hijacked airplanes crashed into and destroyed the World Trade Center towers.
The station had previously transmitted from the Empire State Building until moving to the World Trade Center in the s.
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