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How to Rescan Your Television to Receive NBC 5's Signal

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    Rescan Your TV on Wednesday, May 30, 2018

    NBC 5 and COZI-TV are moving to a new frequency on Wednesday, May 30, 2018. NBC 5's Kris Gutierrez explains what you need to know if you watch NBC 5 over an antenna! (Published Monday, May 14, 2018)

    NBC 5 and COZI-TV are moving to a new frequency on Wednesday, May 30, 2018. You will still find us on Channel 5, but if you are an over-the-air viewer who watches us with an antenna you will need to rescan your TV channel lineups on May 30, 2018.

    If you watching NBC 5 or COZI-TV on cable, satellite, the NBC app or streaming services, the rescan does not apply to you – you’re good to go.

    If you use your Dish as your receiver to get local channels, you will need to rescan for the over-the-air channels within the Dish network set top box. CLICK HERE for help.

    Follow These Simple Steps to Rescan Your TV

    1. Make sure you have a VHF/UHF antenna connected to your TV
    2. Go to your TV menu
    3. Select “Channel Setup” (or similar)
    4. Choose “Antenna” and/or “Air”
    5. Run “Auto-program”
    6. Your TV may take 3 to 15 minutes as it searches for channels in your area

    If your television is not digital, but you have a digital set-top box, refer to your set-top box product manual to learn how to add channels.

    And if you run into trouble, we're here to help. You can email NBC5Rescan@nbcuni.com or call 817-654-6555 for assistance with the rescan process. This phone number is only for people in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. People viewing NBC 5 in Vermont need to call 802-655-5455 and select 2 for engineering.

    The slideshows below will show some examples of how to rescan your channel lineup on various different TVs.

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