|NewsChannel 8 is the Greater Washington
Area's 24-hour regional cable news network debuting in October of 1991.
WJLA-TV Owner Joseph L. Allbritton owns this network under "Allnewsco"
as the Licensee. NewsChannel 8 is an ABC News Affiliate, meaning they
get all of the ABC News programs. Many other regional news network
have the same arrangement like New York's RNN (Regional News Network.)