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WRTJ-TV is an independent television station located in New Britain, CT, and serves the Hartford viewing area. It operates on channel 5. It is owned and operated by Hyper Television Group. WRTJ-TV also operates a satellite station WQWN-TV broadcasting on channel 10 in Waterbury and New Haven, CT. It began broadcasting in 1971 as a commercial-free independent station under the call letters WHQ-TV and it was owned by Hartford Home Television, Inc., Hartford Local Television (then called RTÉ America) purchased the station in 1991 and changed its call letters to WRTJ-TV in 2010.

1971-1986

In 1971, WRTJ-TV begins broadcasting as WHQ-TV.

1986-1994

In 1991, A joint venture by RTÉ called Hartford Local Television purchased WHQ-TV from Hartford Home Television, Inc., but the 1986 logo remains until 1994.

1994-2008

In 1994, As the global expansion of Ireland's state broadcaster, WHQ-TV launches a new logo similar to RTÉ Network 2's 1995 logo.

2008-2010

In 2008, during its last two years as an RTE-owned independent station, WHQ-TV rebrands as "RTÉ Connecticut".

2010-2019

In 2010, WHQ-TV becomes WRTJ-TV and rebrands as "RTÉjr Connecticut" to mark the premiere of a new localized version of RTÉjr's flagship show Hubble.

In October 2016, WRTJ-TV begins to be operated by WFXM Partnership Inc under an LMA, while RTÉ will continue to own the station.

2019-present

VTE Hyper Holdings, LLC
Hyper Entertainment:

Film: Hyper Pictures | Hyper Animation Studios | Hyper Home Entertainment | Hyper-SBS Ventures Korea
Miscellaneous: Hyper Cinemas (Dynamax) | WatchHyper | Hyper.com | Hyper HD | Hyper 4K | The Square Studios Arkansas
Video Games: Hyper Games ( Hyper Games New York | Hyper Games San Francisco | Hyper Games Seoul) | Hyper Games Mobile | Hyper Electronics (PolyGram GameColor | Polygram Speed | SpeedCD | Hyper Dial)


Hyper Telecom:
Digital cable: Hyper Telecom Cable


Hyper Television Group:
Television production/distribution: Hyper Studios | Hyper Television Distribution | Hyper International Television
Broadcast networks: Hyper Network (HD | 4K | 3D) | The Square (HD) | TTN (HD | 4K) | Telehorizonte (HD | 4K)
Cable and satellite television channels: Hyper News | Hyper Sports | Hyper Kids | Hyper Retro | HyScream | Hyper Education | Sexy Hot | Hyper Comedy | DocuTV | Hyper Sm@sh | RH Channel
International television:
Europe | Latin America | Middle East | Asia | Australia | Africa | Canada
Regional stations:
Telehyper (Norway) | TeleMilano (Italy) | MGS (Malaysia) | Teleunis (Spain) | TTS (Turkey) | Teleporto (Portugal) | De Syv (Dermark) | Der Dritte (Germany) | CSB (Korea) | CMTV (Taiwan) | Indovision (Indonesia) | MMT (Philippines) | STI (Sakaria) | CTS (El Kadsre) | TSM (Mahri) | Channel S (Sentan) | Fusion TV (Vicnora) | ZBC (Screencold and Line) | BTN (Taugaran) | Hyper Network Seahaus (Seahaus) | Orizeu TV (Lechutan) | TCN 6 (Hokushi) | SkyTV (Schelipoerys) | TNU (Narthernee) | MBC (Qualicia)
Radio: Hyper Radio | Hyper News Radio | Country Best FM | R&R (Classic | Jazz)


Hyper Television Stations:
Hyper Network affiliates: KHYP-TV (Twin Falls, IH) | KWC (Oklahoma City, OK) | KUCV (Los Angeles, CA) | KHIV (Yuma, AZ/El Centro, CA) | WSWA (Spokane, WA) | WHNY-TV (Brooklyn, NY) | WHYN-TV (Grand Island, NE) | WRIV-TV (New York City, NY) | WHSJ-TV (San Juan, PR) | WHI | WFDF-TV | WNOR-TV (Astoria, OR) | WHG-TV (Kansas City, KS) | WPBH-TV (Pittsburgh, PA) | WHYP-TV (San Francisco, CA) | WTUNG-TV 1
TTN affiliates: KTTN | KTTD | KTWW | KWTN | KTNX | KKXM | KETN
ABC affiliates: KIH-TV
CBS affiliates: WGFC-TV | WCTC-TV
CW affiliates: WCW-TV | KCW-TV
NBC affiliates: WDCD-TV
MyNetworkTV affiliates: KMYH-TV
The Square affiliates: KAJF-TV/KGBS-TV (Benton) | KPLJ-TV (Little Rock/Benton) | KCXC-TV (Kansas City) | KGXY-TV (North Las Vegas) WQXA-TV (York) | WNJY-TV (Newark) | KFXN-TV (St. Louis) | WANT-TV (Baltimore-Washington metropolitan area) | KDCM-TV (Hanford/Fresno) | WYYZ-TV (Orlando) | WZAX-TV (Nashville) | KDLD-TV (Pine Bluff) | WMXA-TV (Memphis) | WJJX-TV (Jackson)
Independent affiliates: WRTJ-TV (New Britain, CT) | WTAE-TV


Hyper Music Group:
Hyper Records | Gorilla Records | Hi Records


Defunct Properties:
Net Kids | The Children's Channel | Tamerica Broadcasting | PBS People | TCB

1Station owned by RKO Holdings.

Hyper Holdings 2018
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