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WABG-TV's first broadcast was on October 20, 1959, as an independent station.

WABG offers a Fox affiliate on a digital sub channel. "Delta Fox" signed on September 13, 2006, the day after Fox-net shut down. The nationwide Fox net channel originally provided Fox programming to cable subscribers in the Greenville/Greenwood market, which was one of the last markets to be offered the service. They originally planned to close down on September 1, 2006, but was delayed to September 12, 2006, to allow WABG time to quickly put a Fox affiliate on its digital sub channel. February 1, 2009, WABG-DT 2 or EABG will be known as DeltaFOX 10.

October 29, 2007, WABG's ABC and Fox affiliates were sold to Charles Harker and the Commonwealth Broadcasting Group Inc.

February 17, 2009, WABG-TV licensed to Greenwood, Mississippi, permanently ceased its analog television service at 11:59pm.

Summer of 2009, WABG is working with Dish Network to provide ABC 6 and FOX 10 to viewers across the U.S.

Fall of 2009, DeltaFOX10 is preparing to go 24 hours.

October 20, 2009, WABG TV began its 50th Anniversary.

On October 26, 2009, DeltaFOX 10 starting broadcasting 20 hours of programming Monday through Friday along with extended hours on the weekends.

On July 13, 2010, Charles Harker, President of Commonwealth Broadcasting Group Inc, announces new construction of the first NBC affiliate, WNBD, in the Delta with hopes of its first broadcast in November 2010.

November 3, 2010, WNBD NBC 33 started broadcasting full HD signal.

 

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