|WXIN Channel 59, Indianapolis, Indiana|
Sign-Off recorded circa 1989
Page modified Sunday, 31 May 2020
|Leading off in this video is the
Moment of Reflection sermonette, delivered by the
Reverend Christy Marshall of the Broadway United
Methodist Church of Indianapolis; it is a brief message
based on Jesus Christ's story of the Prodigal Son (Luke
15). Following this is the SSB video featuring Sandi
Patty's rendition of the National Anthem with video of
Americans of various kinds saluting the flag. Next is the
Fox 59 sign-off itself, featuring several aerial views of
the Indianapolis skyline as well as scenes of the city's
buildings and inhabitants. The Fox Network's CGI-animated
logo and fanfare music appears at the beginning and end
of the sign-off. The clip concludes with thirty seconds
of color bars.|
WXIN Fox 59 began operations on 1 February 1984 as independent WPDS-TV. To see a video of Channel 59's inaugural sign-on, visit this page. The calls were changed to WXIN in 1985 when new owners took over the station. The following year WXIN joined the new Fox Television Network as a charter affiliate. Fox 59's current owners is Nexstar Media Group, which acquired WXIN's previous licensee, Chicago-based Tribune Broadcasting, in September 2019
TV-Signoffs.com thanks Ann Nieves of the former INNewsCenter website (no longer online) for contributing this video.
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