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WWJE-DT, virtual channel 50 (UHF digital channel 27), is a True Crime Network-affiliated television station serving Boston, Massachusetts, United States that is licensed to Derry, New Hampshire. The station is owned by the Univision Local Media subsidiary of Univision Communications, as part of a duopoly with Marlborough, Massachusetts-licensed Univision-owned station WUNI (channel 66). The two stations share main studios and transmitter facilities on Parmenter Road in Hudson, Massachusetts. WWJE is operated separately from WUNI's joint sales agreement (JSA) with Entravision Communications-owned UniMás affiliate WUTF-TV (channel 27) in Worcester.

WWJE is carried on channel 18 on most area Comcast Xfinity cable systems (as WBIN-TV, it branded itself as WBIN 18 in reflection of this carriage); Verizon FiOS carries the station on cable channel 6. It is offered on cable providers across southern New Hampshire, Windham County, Vermont on Xfinity channel 14, and in extreme southern Maine, as well as on DirecTV and Dish Network throughout the Boston market.

The station formerly broadcast local newscasts from a studio located in Concord, branded as the NH1 News Network or NH1 News. Besides WBIN, sister radio station WNNH also used the NH1 News branding from August 2015 to August 2017. WBIN-TV was one of only two television stations based in the state of New Hampshire to broadcast local newscasts (alongside WMUR-TV), as much of the state is part of the Boston media market. On February 17, 2017, WBIN canceled its newscasts as part of a wind-down of the station's operations following the sale of its spectrum in the Federal Communications Commission (FCC)'s incentive auction.

The station shut down its channel 35 transmitter on Merrill Hill in Hudson, New Hampshire on September 15, 2017 and began operating on channel 27 through a channel sharing agreement with channel 66 (then WUTF-DT); the WBIN-TV license was subsequently sold by Carlisle One Media, a company controlled by Bill Binnie, to WUNI's owner, Univision Communications.


As WBIN-TV, the station's programming was also seen on three translators in southern New Hampshire. All three stations were owned by New Hampshire 1 Network, Inc., a sister company to Carlisle One Media that previously owned WYCN-CD in Nashua, New Hampshire (now NBC O&O WBTS-CD); historically co-owned with that station, the three repeaters were not included in a subsequent sale of WYCN.