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.
In 1971, WRTJ-TV begins broadcasting as WHQ-TV.
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.
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.
In 2008, during its last two years as an RTE-owned independent station, WHQ-TV rebrands as "RTÉ Connecticut".
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.
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Hyper Holdings, LLC
: Hyper Entertainment
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 ( | Hyper Records Asia) Gorilla Records 2 | Hi Records 2
Net Kids | The Children's Channel | Tamerica Broadcasting | PBS People | TCB | Lareco South Korea and Lareco Hong Kong
1Station owned by RKO Holdings.
2Co-owned with CPN Holdings