WBNS-TV, virtual channel 10 (UHF digital channel 21), is a CBS-affiliated television station licensed to Columbus, Ohio, United States. It serves as the flagship television station of the Dispatch Broadcast Group and is co-owned with WBNS radio (1460 AM and 97.1 FM). WBNS-TV's studios and transmitting facilities are co-located west of Downtown Columbus, near the confluence of the Olentangy and Scioto rivers.

Columbus, Ohio

United States

Branding 10TV (general)

10TV News(newscasts)

Slogan Central Ohio's News Leader (primary)

New. Fresh. Up to the Minute. (secondary)

Channels Digital: 21 (UHF)

Virtual: 10 (PSIP)

Affiliations 10.1: CBS

10.2: Heroes & Icons
10.3: Decades

Owner Dispatch Broadcast Group

(sale to Tegna Inc.pending[1])
(WBNS-TV, Inc.)

Founded March 1948[2]
First air date October 5, 1949 (69 years ago)
Call letters' meaning derived from sister station WBNS radio
Sister station(s) WBNS, WBNS-FM
Former channel number(s) Analog:

10 (VHF, 1949–2009)

Former affiliations DT2:

Local AccuWX(2009–2013)
Antenna TV (2013–2015)

Transmitter power 1000 kW
Height 279 m (915 ft)
Facility ID 71217
Transmitter coordinates 39°58′15.5″N83°1′39.2″W
Licensing authority FCC
Public license information Profile



The Dispatch Broadcast Group's operations also include WTHR, the NBC affiliate in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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