WCTX, a MyNetworkTV affiliate, began broadcasting as an independent on April 3, 1995 under a local marketing agreement with LIN TV, owner of sister station WTNH. In 1996, the station became a WB affiliate, changed to a UPN affiliate in 2005 and then became a MyNetworkTV affiliate in 2006. Since 2000, WCTX has broadcast an award-winning 10pm newscast. The station is also proud to be Connecticut’s broadcast home for New York Yankees baseball, airing more than 20 games each season. Top syndicated programming on WCTX includes Family Feud, Dr. Phil and Judge Judy.
Hartford / New Haven, CT is in the 30th largest DMA in the United States, with a population of approximately 2,326,100 and 963,950 television households, as reported by Nielsen Media.
Cable/ADS penetration in the market is estimated to be 97.3% (82.9% wired, 14.4% ADS). Hartford/New Haven serves as the headquarters for several Fortune 500 companies, including United Technologies Corporation, Aetna Inc., and Northeast Utilities. Total SMSA retail sales are $11.1 billion annually.
Source: TVB, BIA Financial Network, Inc.
MANAGEMENT CONTACT INFORMATION
Richard Graziano , VP & General Manager
Rich Vedder, Director of Sales
Keith Connors, News Director