WETM-TV Elmira

WETM-TV - Channel 18 Elmira, New York

WETM-TV (Channel 18) is a news NBC affiliated channel and licensed to Elmira city of New York. It established in 1956, and first show aired 61 years ago on 19 September 1956. WETM-TV broadcasts high definition signal on Digital 18 UHF and Virtual 18 PSIP. Nexstar Media Group is the owner of the WETM-TV (channel 18) and studio located on East Water Street in Elmira.

Watch WETM-TV (Channel 18) Elmira, NY Live Stream Online

Watch WETM-TV live online from Elmira, New York. WETM-TV aka Channel 18 covers local and regional news for its viewers with sports stories and weather updates. Community programming, business, lifestyle and others are also never neglected by the channel in Capital.

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The channel 18 founded as WSYE-TV on 10 September 1956 and at that time New house Communications owned it. It is one of the oldest stations of Elmira’s city. Times Mirror Company purchased the station in 1980 from Newhouse in which WSYE and WSYR included. Times Mirror changed its call letters into WSTM-TV and then into WETM. WETM established as a full-fledged station when Times Mirror cut the ties between two channels. In 1986, Smith Broadcasting purchased the station and launched cable version in April 1996 with Time Warner Cable.  In 1997, WBGH-LP made a semi-satellite of WETM. In 1998 WRTM became the first station in Elmira with all internet facility. In 2000 a management agreement signed between Smith Broadcasting and The Ackerly Group. On 20 April 2007, the founder of Smith broadcasting was dead and station purchased by Clear Channel. The clear channel started programming the station with Providence Equity Partners. On 19 July 2012, WETM-TV (channel 18) purchased by Nexstar Media Group



WETM-TV (Channel 18) carried news, talk shows, and syndicated programming. The list is given here of famous programs of the station. Let’s some described here.

Open House NYC

Open House NYC is a daily lifestyle show. Sara Gore is the host of the program who brings excellent stories for you.

Dateline NBC

Dateline NBC is a newsmagazine program which focuses on true crime stories.

Meet The Press

Meet the Press, political talk shows and interviews with leaders in Washington. Other issues also discussed like political, economic, foreign policy and public issues.

Sr. NO Programs Category
1 Open House NYC Daily lifestyle Show
2 In Depth With Graham Bensinger Sports Interview
3 Shades of Blue Drama Series
4 Empire State Weekly News Show
5 NBC Nightly News National and International News
6 WETM 18 News Today News
7 Wheel of Fortune Game Show
8 Who Wants to be Millionaire Game show
9 Dateline NBC Newsmagazine
10 Days of Our lives Soap opera
11 Reverie Drama Series
12 Meet The Press Public Affairs/ News Analysis Program
13 Late Night With Seth Meyers Talk Show
14 Today With Kathie Lee and Hoda Talk show on Different Current, traditional stories
15 Last Call With Carson Daly Late night Talk Show
16 House Smart House Improvement



Digital Availability
WETM Main Programming/NBC Channel 18.1
Independent. WETM-DT2 Channel 18.2
Laff Channel 18.3
Escape Channel 18.4
Other Streaming
WETM satellite streaming Available on WSKG-TV
Cable streaming Charter spectrum Channel 3