Where will CBS start broadcasting High Definition Television first?
The first CBS affiliated station to start broadcasting High Definition Television was WRAL-HD in Raleigh, North Carolina on July 23, 1996. CBS is currently broadcasting digital television signals in 13 markets including: New York, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Washington, Atlanta, Houston, Seattle, Indianapolis, Charlotte, Raleigh, Cincinnati, and Columbus. Other CBS affiliated stations will be coming on-line on May 1, 1999 (the top 10 markets) and November 1, 1999 (the top 30 markets). The FCC has established a timetable for all commercial television stations to be converted by May 1, 2002 and all public (non-commercial) stations to be converted by May 1, 2003.