WICZ-TV is the Fox network affiliate for Binghamton, New York. The station operates with its digital signal on VHF channel 8. It is licensed to Stainless Broadcasting Company, which also owns MyNetworkTV affiliate WBPN-LP. WBPN can be seen on WICZ's DT2 digital subchannel. WICZ-TV produces its own six o'clock newscast 5 days a week and it's own ten o'clock newscast 7 days a week.
History: Channel 40 signed on November 1, 1957 as WINR-TV, an NBC affiliate owned by WINR radio. Stainless Broadcasting acquired the station in 1967 and changed its call letters to the current WICZ-TV (for the company's owner, Henry Guzewicz). In 1996, WICZ dropped its NBC affiliation and switched to Fox.
Location: Binghamton, New York
Branding: FOX 40
Channels: 8 (VHF) digital
Affiliations: Fox (Since 1996), MNTV on DT2
Owner: Stainless Broadcasting Company
Founded: November 1, 1957
Call Letter Meaning: Henry GuzeWICZ (Stainless' owner when it bought WICZ)
Former Call Signs: WINR-TV (1957-1967)
Former Affiliations: NBC (1957-96)
FOX 40 WICZ TV
4600 Vestal Parkway
Vestal NY 13850
Newsroom Phone: 607-798-0070