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  • The death of Mickey Mantle: Full WPIX coverage

    This is WPIX’s complete coverage of the death of Yankee legend Mickey Mantle, exactly as it aired on Aug. 13, 1995.

  • The Pine Tar game anniversary: Watch original WPIX-TV coverage

    Join Jerry Girard for a fascinating special report on the aftermath of the Pine Tar Game. Guests include Billy Martin, interviewed by Yankees’ announcer Bill White. The incident happened during the game between the Kansas City Royals and New York Yankees on July 24, 1983, at Yankee Stadium. This special, “Targate: Billy, Brett and the Bat,” aired on WPIX in July 1983.

  • Watch special: Celebrating 70 years of WPIX!

    For 70 years, the award-winning PIX11, Tribune Broadcasting’s flagship television station, has been New York’s home for groundbreaking television. To celebrate the milestone, PIX11 will air “PIX11 Celebrating 70 Years,” a 60-minute retrospective special on June 16 at 4 p.m, and 11 p.m. ET. The special can also be seen in the player above, and more on the making of the special, below. PIX11 Celebrating 70 Years will look back at PIX11 from 1948 through today and relive some of […]

  • Action News — May 3, 1980

    Usually off-camera announcer and former children’s show host Bill Biery anchors this Saturday edition of WPIX’s Action News that aired at 10:30 p.m. May 3, 1980. Stories include a marijuana rally and a pizza-eating contest, both in Manhattan. Commercials included.

  • April 2, 1992: John Gotti found guilty

    The Teflon had finally worn off. This is WPIX original coverage of the big story.

  • Action News complete WPIX newscast: March 30, 1980

    This is the complete broadcast of the 7:30 p.m. Action News. Stories include the looming transit strike, and the celebrations of Palm Sunday and Passover. Commercials included.

  • 1984 obituary of Ethel Merman

    Steve Bosh looks back on her life in this obituary that aired on Feb. 15, 1984.

  • PIX day in history: Introducing the 718 area code

    On Feb. 15, 1984 Pat Harper reported on the 10 p.m. INN News that people in Queens, Brooklyn and Staten Island were losing their beloved 212 area code for the new 718. Guess what? People were NOT happy.

  • Debbie Reynolds of her children, love, men and money

    The Hollywood legend sat down with WPIX in 1984 for a candid, fascinating interview.

  • Don Rickles on Johnny Carson starting tonight on Antenna TV

    Antenna TV, Tribune Broadcasting’s multicast network, will pay tribute to the legendary comedian Don Rickles. Beginning tonight, April 6 through Sunday, April 9, Antenna TV will air a classic Johnny Carson episode featuring Rickles. Antenna TV, which airs in New York on WPIX’s 11.2 (and on cable and satellite, check listings)  and on 132 other TV markets across the U.S. reaching 88% of TV households, will air the following Carson episodes: ORIGINAL AIR DATE GUESTS Thursday, April 6: 10/2/73 Buddy […]