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WBGJ-TV (branded on-air as Big 33 Jr) is a commercial-free television station located in Macon, Georgia that serves as a sister station of WFXM-TV and operates on channel 38. It is owned and operated by WFXM Partnership, Inc., which is a joint venture of RKO Holdings and Fortner Digital Media Properties (formerly KIVO). It began broadcasting in 1981 as WMCZ-TV (the commercial-free counterpart of WMAZ-TV) with PBS educational programming during the day and ONTV at night along with edited and uninterrupted rebroadcasts of WMAZ-TV's newscasts, and originally the station was affiliated with The Disney Channel during its run as a premium service from 1983 until 1997, when it became a Cinemax affiliate until 2007, of which WMCZ-TV becomes WBGJ-TV and begin offering a 24-hour preschool programming lineup.

1981-1999

WMCZ-TV's original logo was based on the WMAZ-TV logo from 1983.

1999-2007

In 1999, WMCZ-TV rebrands as "Cinemax 38", along with a new logo.

2007-2014

In 2007, in order to redirect news resources to WMAZ-TV, WMCZ-TV becomes WBGJ-TV and re branded as "Big 33 Jr" and incorporated the channel number and the cable channel number heard at the top of the hour as "Channel 38/7", along with new slogans "Come and Play Every Day" and "Playalong with Us".

2014-present

WBGJ-TV launches a new on-air look and logo in 2014, alongside the new slogan "Thinking Big for Little People" which is the modified version of WFXM-TV's new slogan "Thinking Big for Families".

VTE RKO
Predecessor: RKO Holdings, LLC

Split from: CPN Holdings


RKO Entertainment:
RKO-Ryman Ventures Nashville (50%) | RKO Alternative Entertainment | RKO Pictures (Others) | RKO-Pathé Films | Embassy Pictures (Others | Embassy Interactive | Embassy Television)

RKO Network (HD | 3D | +1):
RKO Daytime (block) | RKO Two | RKO Latino | RKO Sports | UPN (50%) | Rhodium
RKO News: MSNRKO | CRKO | RKO Hispanic News | BBC RKO News (50%) | RTS NewsChannel1 | RKO News Radio | TodayRKO (50%)
RKO Kids: RKO Jr. | RKO Teen | KidShow! (50%) | RKO Kids Classics
Television stations: Zabrus Global Media
International television: RKO Canada
Studios: RKO Studios

Digital media:
RKO.com | VideoFun | RKO Games (RKO Mobile | Volatile Games | RKO Sports Games | RKO Origin Box)
Past consoles: RKO SuperColor | RKO Game Track | RKO Spirit | RKO Worm | RKO Game Track Color | RKO LineVision | RKO Hot Line | RKO 2X | RKO Tape | RKO Tape 2 | RKO Tape 3 | RKO 1550 | RKO Bound

Defunct:
RKO Television Studios (Flat House, Inc.) | RKO Television Distribution | RKO Home Entertainment | RKO International Television | RKO Television Group


1 Operated by Zabrus Global Media.
2 To be merged to RKO Entertainment.

RKO Corporation
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