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Late 1970s Edit

Sign-on Edit

(accompanied by slide of Chicago skyline, along with TWO, call letters, and city of license)

Good morning. This is WBBM-TV Chicago beginning its broadcast day. WBBM-TV is owned by CBS, Incorporated and operated by the CBS Television Stations Division on channel 2 by authority of the Federal Communications Commission. The programs of this station are for viewing by the public without charge and may not be used without the prior written permission of CBS, Incorporated.

(national anthem plays; the following text is read over a slide of the NAB's Seal of Good Practice)

This seal signifies that WBBM-TV subscribes to the high standards of programming and advertising, recommended in the Television Code of the National Association of Broadcasters. Designed with the public interest in mind, this broadcast's self-regulatory code benefits you, the viewer. WBBM-TV, a Television Code station.

(broadcast day begins)

Sign-off Edit

(the following text is read over a slide of the NAB's Seal of Good Practice)

This seal signifies that WBBM-TV subscribes to the high standards of programming and advertising, recommended in the Television Code of the National Association of Broadcasters. Designed with the public interest in mind, this broadcast's self-regulatory code benefits you, the viewer. WBBM-TV, a Television Code station.

(National Anthem plays, followed by following announcement accompanied by slide of Chicago skyline)

WBBM Channel 2 - Seal of Good Practice, SSB, & Station Sign-Off (1981)

WBBM Channel 2 - Seal of Good Practice, SSB, & Station Sign-Off (1981)

This is WBBM-TV in Chicago transmitting on Channel 2 by authority of the Federal Communications Commission. WBBM-TV is owned by CBS, Incorporated and operated by the CBS Television Stations Division. The programs of this station are broadcast for the viewing of the public without charge and may not be rebroadcast, recorded, or otherwise used without the prior written permission of CBS. This concludes our broadcast day.

(Final station ID, followed by color bars and tone)

1990'sEdit

Sign-onEdit

Good morning. This is WBBM-TV Chicago beginning its broadcast day. WBBM-TV is owned by CBS, Incorporated and operated by the CBS Television Stations Division on channel 2 by authority of the Federal Communications Commission. The programs of this station are for viewing by the public without charge and may not be used without the prior written permission of CBS, Incorporated. Stay tuned now for the best in television entertainment and information right here on WBBM-TV Channel 2 in Chicago. 

Sign-offEdit

This is WBBM-TV in Chicago transmitting on Channel 2 by authority of the Federal Communications Commission. WBBM-TV is owned by CBS, Incorporated and operated by the CBS Television Stations Division. The programs of this station are broadcast for the viewing of the public without charge and may not be rebroadcast, recorded, or otherwise used without the prior written permission of CBS. This concludes our broadcast day. Please join us later this morning for another day of broadcasting here on WBBM-TV. And now, good night to all.