WNUV-TV (Baltimore, MD)

WNUV, virtual channel 54 (digital channel 40), is a CW-affiliated television station located in Baltimore, Maryland. The station is owned by Cunningham Broadcasting, and is operated by the Sinclair Broadcast Group through a local marketing agreement, it is part of a virtual triopoly with Fox affiliate and Sinclair flagship WBFF (Channel 45.1) and MyNetworkTV affiliate WUTB (Channel 24.1). All three stations share studios and office facilities on "Television Hill" in the Woodberry, just west of the Hampden neighborhoods of Baltimore City, overlooking the Jones Falls stream valley and WNUV's transmitter was based in Catonsville in southwest suburban Baltimore County, but moved to Television Hill during the DTV (digital television broadcasting systems) switch to the 1280 foot tall WBFF-TV (Channel 45) tower, which stands adjacent to the earlier landmark "candleabra tower" from the late 1950s, also on the then renamed "Television Hill" or "TV Hill" for the city's original three main VHF stations - WMAR, Channel 2 with CBS, WBAL, Channel 11 with NBC, and WAAM (later changed to WJZ), channel 13 affiliated with ABC and earlier with the brief DuMont television network. [1]