This is a list of broadcast television stations that are licensed in the U.S. state of Illinois.

Full-power stations

VC refers to the station's PSIP virtual channel. RF refers to the station's physical RF channel.

Area served City of license VC RF Callsign Network Notes
Carbondale/~Paducah KY Harrisburg 3 34 WSIL-TV ABC Heroes & Icons on 3.2, True Crime Network on 3.3, Court TV on 3.4, Ion on 3.5
Carbondale/~Paducah KY Carbondale 8 8 WSIU-TV PBS World on 8.2, Create on 8.3, PBS Kids on 8.4, WSIU simulcast with DTV reception information on 8.5
Carbondale/~Paducah KY Marion 27 30 WTCT TCT SBN on 27.2, TheGrio on 27.3, Laff on 27.4, Digi-TV on 27.5, Bounce TV on 27.6, Quest on 27.7
Champaign/Urbana Champaign 3 34 WCIA CBS MyNetworkTV (simulcast with WCIX) on 3.2, Bounce TV on 3.3, Grit on 3.4
Champaign/Urbana Champaign 15 32 WICD ABC semi-satellite of WICS ch. 20 Springfield
Comet on 15.2, TBD on 15.3, Charge! on 15.4
Champaign/Urbana Charleston 51 30 WEIU-TV PBS FNX on 51.2, WEIU-FM on 51.6
Champaign/Urbana Decatur 17 17 WAND NBC Cozi TV on 17.2 Ion on 17.3
Champaign/Urbana Decatur 23 22 WBUI CW Dabl on 23.2, Stadium on 23.3
Champaign/Urbana Urbana 12 9 WILL-TV PBS PBS Kids on 12.2, Create/World on 12.3
Champaign/Urbana Urbana 27 26 WCCU Fox satellite of WRSP-TV ch. 55 Springfield
MeTV on 27.2, Antenna TV on 27.3
Chicago Chicago 2 12 WBBM-TV CBS Start TV on 2.2, Dabl on 2.3, Fave TV on 2.4
Chicago Chicago 5 33 WMAQ-TV NBC Cozi TV on 5.2, Lx on 5.3, Oxygen on 5.4
Chicago Chicago 7 22 WLS-TV ABC Localish on 7.2, This TV on 7.3
Chicago Chicago 9 19 WGN-TV Ind. Antenna TV on 9.2, Court TV on 9.3, Rewind TV on 9.4, TBD on 9.5
Chicago Chicago 11 25 WTTW PBS Prime on 11.2, Create on 11.3, PBS Kids on 11.4, World on 11.5
Chicago Chicago 26 23 WCIU-TV CW simulcast of WMEU-CD on 26.2, MeTV (simulcast with WWME-CD) on 26.3, H&I on 26.4, Story Television on 26.5, Decades on 26.6
Chicago Chicago 32 24 WFLD Fox Movies! on 32.2, Buzzr on 32.3, TheGrio on 32.4, Fox Weather on 32.5
Chicago Naperville 35 32 WWTO-TV TBN Hillsong Channel on 35.2, Enlace on 35.3, Positiv on 35.4
Chicago Chicago 38 34 WCPX-TV Ion Bounce TV on 38.2, Court TV on 38.3, Laff on 38.4, Defy TV on 38.5, TrueReal on 38.6, Newsy on 38.7, HSN on 38.8
Chicago Chicago 44 33 WSNS-TV TEL TeleXitos on 44.2
Chicago Aurora 60 22 WXFT-DT Unimas Ion Mystery on 60.2, Quest on 60.3
Chicago Joliet 66 35 WGBO-DT UNI Laff on 66.2, getTV on 66.3, True Crime Network on 66.4, Grit on 66.5, Twist on 66.6
Peoria Bloomington 31 26 WMBD-TV CBS Bounce TV on 31.2, Laff on 31.3, Ion Mystery on 31.4
Peoria Bloomington 43 28 WYZZ-TV Fox This TV on 43.2 getTV on 43.3
Peoria Peoria 19 24 WHOI TBD True Crime Network on 19.2, Quest on 19.3
Peoria Peoria 25 25 WEEK-TV NBC ABC on 25.2, CW on 25.3, Ion on 25.4
Peoria Peoria 47 35 WTVP PBS PBS Kids on 47.2, Create on 47.3, World on 47.4 Remote on 47.5
Peoria Peoria 59 10 WAOE Infomercials TheGrio TV on 59.2, VPOD TV on 59.3
Quincy Quincy 10 10 WGEM-TV NBC CW on 10.2, Fox on 10.3, MeTV on 10.4
Quincy Quincy 16 32 WTJR CTN CTN Lifestyle on 16.2, CTNi on 16.3, CTN on 16.4
Quincy Macomb 22 36 WMEC PBS satellite of WSEC ch. 14 Springfield. World on 22.2, Create on 22.3, PBS Kids on 22.4
Quincy Quincy 27 34 WQEC PBS satellite of WSEC ch. 14 Springfield. World on 27.2, Create on 27.3, PBS Kids on 27.4
Rock Island/Moline Rock Island 4 4,47 WHBF-TV CBS CW on 4.2, Grit on 4.3, Ion Mystery on 4.4
Rock Island/Moline Moline 8 31 WQAD-TV ABC Antenna TV on 8.2, MyNetworkTV on 8.3, True Crime Network on 8.4
Rock Island/Moline Moline 24 23 WQPT-TV PBS Deutsche Welle on 24.2
Rock Island/Moline Galesburg 53 8 WMWC-TV TBN Hillsong Channel on 53.2, Smile of a Child on 53.3, Enlace on 53.4, Positiv on 53.5
Rockford Rockford 13 13 WREX NBC CW on 13.2, MeTV on 13.3, Court TV on 13.4, True Crime Network on 13.5
Rockford Rockford 17 16 WTVO ABC MyNetworkTV on 17.2, Laff on 17.3, Grit on 17.4
Rockford Rockford 39 36 WQRF-TV Fox Bounce TV on 39.2, Ion Mystery on 39.3
Springfield Jacksonville 14 18 WSEC PBS World on 14.2, Create on 14.3, PBS Kids on 14.4
Springfield Springfield 20 15 WICS ABC Comet on 20.2, TBD on 20.3 Charge! on 20.4
Springfield Springfield 49 11 WCIX MNT CBS (simulcast with WCIA) on 49.2, Ion Mystery on 49.3, Laff on 49.4
Springfield Springfield 55 16 WRSP-TV Fox MeTV on 55.2, Antenna TV on 55.3
~St. Louis MO Mount Vernon 13 13 WPXS Daystar Retro TV
~St. Louis MO East St. Louis 46 47 WRBU ION Court TV on 46.2, Grit on 46.3, Laff on 46.4, Defy TV on 46.5, TrueReal on 46.6
~Terre Haute IN Olney 16 23 WUSI-TV PBS satellite of WSIU-TV ch. 8 Carbondale. World Channel on 16.2, Create on 16.3, PBS Kids on 16.4, WSIU simulcast with DTV reception information on 16.5
~Terre Haute IN Charleston 51 30 WEIU-TV PBS FNX on 16.2, WEIU-FM on 16.3

Defunct full-power stations

LPTV stations

Area served City of license VC RF Callsign Network Notes
Carbondale/~Paducah KY Johnston City 15 15 W15BU-D 3ABN 3ABN Proclaim on 15.2, 3ABN Dare to Dream on 15.3, 3ABN Latino on 15.4, 3ABN Kids on 15.5, 3ABN Radio on 15.6, 3ABN Radio Latino on 15.7, Radio 74 on 15.8
Champaign Springfield 27 27 WXSG-LD Silent
Champaign Springfield 21 21 WEAE-LD Silent
Champaign/Urbana Champaign 7 7 W07DD-D Silent
Champaign/Urbana St. Elmo 14 14 WXSL-LD Telemundo
Champaign/Urbana Champaign 18 18 WBXC-CD Buzzr Biz Television on 18.2, 3ABN on 18.3
Champaign Jacksonville 19 19 W19EE-D Silent
Champaign/Urbana Champaign 39 27 W39BH Silent
Champaign/Urbana Decatur 45 21 WLCF-LD CTN
Champaign/Urbana Springfield 16 12 WCQA-LD Court TV GetTV on 16.2, Infomercials on 16.3, Shop LC on 16.4, Infomercials on 16.5
Champaign/Urbana Springfield 33 31 W33AY-D Silent
Champaign/Urbana Springfield 41 23 W23EW-D 3ABN 3ABN Radio on 41.5, 3ABN Radio Latino on 41.6, Radio 74 on 41.7
Chicago Rochelle 6 WRME-LP MeTV FM 88.7
Chicago Chicago 13 4 WOCK-CD Infomercials KBC-TV (KBS World) on 13.2, Z Living on 13.3, Scene Network on 13.4, Arirang on 13.5
Chicago Arlington Heights 22 11 WRJK-LP Diya TV Corner Store TV on 22.2, This TV on 22.3, FNX on 22.4, Comet on 22.5, The Country Network on 22.6, NewsNet on 22.8
Chicago Chicago 23 20 WWME-CD MeTV Heroes & Icons on 23.2
Chicago Chicago 24 26 WPVN-CD Azteca America Peach TV on 24.2, Polvision on 24.3, WIN TV on 24.4, MC-TV on 24.5, KBS World on 24.6
Chicago Arbury Hills 25 25 W25DW-D HSN HSN2 on 25.2, Shop LC on 25.3, QVC2 on 25.4, LATV on 25.5, Almavision on 25.6, Infomercials on 25.7, QVC3 on 25.8, Infomercials on 25.9
Chicago Aurora 29 29 WAUR-LD WAUR
Chicago Plano 30 32 WLPD-CD Hillsong Channel Smile on 30.2
Chicago Earlville 31 30 WSPY-LD Silent
Chicago Arlington Heights 34 28 WEDE-CD My Christian Television Retro TV on 34.2
Chicago Chicago 40 31 WESV-LD Estrella TV
Chicago Sugar Grove 40 27 W40CN-D Silent
Chicago Chicago 48 18 WMEU-CD The U Start TV on 48.2, CBS (WBBM) on 48.3, Decades 48.4.
Chicago Chicago 57 30 WDCI-LD Daystar
Chicago Chicago 61 7 WCHU-LD Silent
Peoria Peoria 10 35 W35DE-D Silent
Peoria Peoria 27 27 W27EQ-D Court TV Grit on 27.2, Defy TV on 27.3, True Real on 27.4, Newsy on 27.5
Peoria Peoria 32 32 W32EF-D Silent
Quincy Quincy 17 17 W17EH-D Silent
Quincy Quincy 18 27 W27DF-D 3ABN 3ABN Radio on 18.5, 3ABN Radio Latino on 18.6, Radio 74 on 18.7
Quincy Quincy 40 22 WVDM-D 3ABN 3ABN Radio on 40.2, Grit on 40.3, Laff on 40.4
Rockford Rockford 16 33 WIDN-LD Silent
Rockford Rockford 23 28 WIFR-LD CBS Antenna TV on 23.2, Cozi TV on 23.3 Ion on 23.4
Rockford Rockford 35 23 WFBN-LD Heroes & Icons Telemundo on 35.2, Start TV on 35.3, CBS (WIFR-LD) on 23.11
Rockford Rockford 47 11 WYCH-LD Silent
~St. Louis MO Alton 1 36 W50CH-D GEB America
~St. Louis MO Salem 29 29 W29CI-D Bounce TV Court TV Mystery on 29.2, Laff on 29.3, 3ABN on 29.4, Cheddar on 29.7
~St. Louis MO Mount Vernon 42 9 W09DL-D Azteca América Infomercials on 42.2 and 42.3
~St. Louis MO Springfield 45 30 WODK-LD 3ABN Infomercials on 45.2–4, QVC2 on 45.6, ShopHQ on 45.7
~St. Louis MO East St. Louis 48 29 WLEH-LD Azteca América Infomercials on 48.2–3

Translators

Area served City of license VC RF Callsign Translating Network Notes
Champaign/Urbana Springfield 8 36 W08DP WSEC Silent
Champaign/Urbana Danville 17 23 W23EQ-D WAND NBC Cozi TV on 17.2, Ion on 17.3
Champaign/Urbana Effingham 17 33 W33EK-D WAND NBC Cozi TV on 17.2, Ion on 17.3
Champaign/Urbana Jacksonville 17 29 W29ES-D WAND NBC Cozi TV on 17.2, Ion on 17.3
~Davenport IA Sterling 24 27 W27EJ-D WQPT PBS Deutsche Welle on 24.2
~Terre Haute IN Effingham 17 33 W33EK-D WAND NBC Cozi TV on 17.2, Ion on 17.3

See also

References