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WRTJ-TV is a The Square-affiliated television station located in New Britain, CT, and serves the Hartford viewing area. It operates on channel 5. It is owned by Hyper Holdings, 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., RTÉ 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, RTÉ purchased WHQ-TV from Hartford Home Television, Inc., but the 1986 logo remains until 1994.

1994-2008

In 1994, under new ownership with Ireland's public service broadcaster, WHQ-TV launches a new logo similar to RTÉ Network 2's 1995 logo along with a new localized version of The Den (showing US preschool programming alongside Ireland children's programming).

2008-2010

In 2008, during its last two years as a 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 begin to be operated by WFXM Partnership Inc under a LMA, while RTÉ will continue to own the station.


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
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) | GSTV (Philippines) | CTS (El Kadsre) | TSM (Mahri) | Sentan TV (Sentan) | Fusion TV (Vicnora) | ZBC (Screencold and Line) | BTN (Taugaran) | Hyper Network Seahaus (Seahaus) | Orizeu TV (Lechutan) | TCN 6 (Hokushi)
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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