INDIANAPOLIS - The television landscape in Indianapolis will change dramatically at the end of the year as WISH-TV loses its 58-year affiliation with CBS.
Tribune Media's Aug. 11 announcement that CBS programming will move to WTTV-TV is the first major affiliation change in Indianapolis since 1979, when RTV6 and WTHR swapped networks, sending ABC to RTV6 and NBC to WTHR.
WISH's owner, LIN Media, has not made a public comment on the change, leaving as many questions as answers about what will happen at the station beginning in January.
The loss of CBS programming is clearly a blow to WISH. Primetime network shows are among the highest-rated programming local stations broadcast.
CBS also owns the rights to the National Football League's AFC broadcasts, including many Indianapolis Colts games.
What can viewers expect?
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