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Welcome to WTEN/ABC-10, the Capital Region's favorite source for television news and entertainment programming. WTEN/ABC-10 began operations on October 14, 1953 as WCDA, Channel 41. The original transmitter was located in Herkimer and the studios were located in East Greenbush, NY. In November of 1954, WTEN/ABC-10 became Capital Cities' first television station. In 1957, the station switched to Channel 10. In 1963, the studio was moved to Albany and the transmitter to its current location in the Helderberg Mountains in New Scotland, NY. In 1978, the station switched its network affiliation from CBS to ABC. In 1989, the station was purchased by its current owner, Young Broadcasting of Albany, Inc. The company also owns and operates a satellite station in Adams, MA., WCDC Channel 19. WCDC's Transmitter is located on Massachusett's Mount Greylock.

WTEN/ABC-10 is an ABC television network affiliate in the nation's fifty-second largest market, serving Albany, Schenectady, Troy, Saratoga and surrounding communities. All together, the station's total viewing audience consists of more than 500,000 households (1.3 million people). A total of 14 counties are served, 12 of which are in Upstate NY, one in Vermont and another in Massachusetts.

The major focus for WTEN/ABC-10, is NEWS 10, which has become known as the Capital Region's #1 evening news station. We report to you each day beginning at 5:30am with "First Report" followed by NEWS 10 at Noon. Additional news coverage is provided at 5:00, 5:30, 6:00 and 11:00pm.

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