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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 | Rhodium
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 | WHSB-TV (Crazville, U.W.) | KOKI-TV (Kitty City, Cyriak State) | KSIM-TV (SimCity, SimState) | WULT-DT (McDonaldland, McDonald's State) | KULE-TV (Bubbletucky, TX) | KDBC (Townsville) | WSLW-TV (Tampa, FL) | KBDT (Los Angeles, CA) | WBTV-4  (New York) | KTVY (Benton, AR) | KCVS-TV (Little Rock, AR) | WCNT-TV (New York City, NY) | KLNB-TV (Bellingham, WA) | KVXD-TV (Austin, TX) | KMBC-TV | KOAT-TV | KOCO-TV | WAPT | WISN-TV | WMUR-TV | WMTW | WPBF | WCNA-TV | KCTX-TV | WLLI | WWWW-TV | WMAN-TV | SAEW-TV | WAAA-TV | WASE-TV | WMNS-TV | KSEG-TV | KKKK-TV | KWAM-TV | KSAW-TV | KOOO-TV | KASE-TV | WJAKE-TV | WDCR | WFSD-TV | KAAA-TV | KUAS-TV | KANS-TV | KTTG-TV | KMNS-TV | WSJH-TV | WTBB-TV | WTMD-TV | KTXB-TV | KTXW-TV | KATX-TV | KWFT-TV | KSWE-TV | KTXR-TV | KLTX-TV | KMIT-TV | KETX-TV | KEGB-TV | KRDF-TV | KTAG-TV | KTMD-TV | KVTS-TV | WBCS-TV | WTW-TV | KBTS-TV | WBTB-TV | WJTS-TV | WLDS-TV | WQWN-TV
TTN affiliates: KTTN | KTTD | KTWW | KWTN | KTNX | KKXM | KETN
CW affiliates: WCW-TV | KCW-TV | KTFI-TV (Twin Falls, Idaho) | WCRO-TV | WROB-TV
NBC affiliates: WDCD-TV
FOX affiliates: KETZ-TV (Sacramento)
MyNetworkTV affiliates: KMYH-TV | WLLZ-TV (Northern Michigan) | WSWI-TV | WPUB-TV | KBUB-TV
Dish Network affiliates: KDUL-TV (Bryant/Benton/Little Rock) | KPBF-TV (Sheridan/Pine Bluff) | KDIR-TV (Benton) | KDUX-TV (Benton) | KRTF-TV (Conway) | KJES-TV (Jonesboro) | KHRM-TV (Harrison) | KTXK-TV (Texarkana) | KLSK-TV (Mena/Fort Smith) | WREQ-TV (Norfolk) | WMVC-TV (Dayton) | WGRQ-TV (Orlando) | WKMI-TV (Detroit) | WQMX-TV (Cleveland) | WXAL-TV (Chicago) | WDSM-TV (Memphis) | KRPX-TV (Reno) | WNXH-TV (Nashville) | KVEG-TV (Las Vegas) | WMAX-TV (Knoxville)
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) | KUVX-TV (Benton) | KRST-TV (Benton) | WUVS-TV (Jacksonville) | KMJK-TV (Joplin) | WRKN-TV (Tampa/St. Petersburg) | KQXW-TV (Seattle) | WRMC-TV (Cleveland) | WZON-TV (Bangor) | KSAL-TV (Searcy) | WTRR-TV (Terre Haute) | WQR-TV (Hartford) | KCMW-TV (Fort Smith/Fayetteville) | KIOO-TV (Columbia/Jefferson City) | WZZX-TV (Lansing) | KXCK-TV (Boise) | KGRX-TV (Great Falls) | KLLM-TV (El Paso) | WFKP-TV (Peoria) | WXNR-TV (Boston) | WPXF-TV (Pittsburgh)
CubenRocks Channel affiliates: WCHI (Chicago, IL) | WCBE-TV 25 - Philadelphia, PA) | WMAW-TV (Washington D.C.) | WCGI-TV (Quincy/Boston, MA) | WEME-TV (Detroit, MI) | WMNB-TV (Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL) | KNW-TV (Tacoma-Seattle, WA) | KALS-TV (Spokane, WA) | KYKA (Honolulu, HI) | KTWS-TV (St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN) | KALM-TV (Salem-Portland, OR) | WSYK (Louisville, KY) | WKBN-TV (Nashville, TN) | WMN-TV (Milwaukee, WI) | WOKI-TV (Lawrenceburg, IN/Cincinnati, OH)
Independent affiliates: WBGJ-TV (Macon, Georgia) | KDCN-DT (Dallas-Fort Worth, TX) | WGEM-TV (Nicktopia City, NK) | KSGA-TV (Dallas-Forth Worth, TX) | WSDC-TV (Washington, DC) | KILD-TV (Benton, AR) | WRTJ-TV (New Britain, CT) | WTAE-TV | KYFF-TV (Dallas-Fort Worth, TX) | WERA-TV (Spartanburg, Anderson, Asheville and Greenville)


Hyper Music Group:
Hyper Records (Hyper Records Asia) | Hi Records2


Defunct Properties:
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

Hyper Holdings 2018
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