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WIAT CBS 42 Birmingham, AL
CBS CH 42 UHF

CBS 42 WIAT is a TV station in Birmingham, Alabama, broadcasting on digital channel 42 on a UHF frequency. WIAT is an affiliate of CBS and carries 3 subchannels: Court TV Mystery, True Crime Network, and Court TV.

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