CBS Detroit Readies For Its Big Debut


Twenty-seven years ago, CBS programming traded broadcast facilities with the FOX affiliate serving Detroit and its surrounding communities. As a result, WJBK-2 and its newscasts eventually rebranded as “FOX2.” For the facility that had been WGPR-TV, local news wasn’t in the plans, given the competitive landscape of the Motor City broadcast scene.

In December 2021, Wendy McMahon and Adrienne Roark revealed that a change of tune had finally come with new leadership at CBS News and Stations, today part of Paramount Global, local news would be coming to CBS Detroit.

That day has finally arrived, after a short delay.

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