This year marks the 70th anniversary of WLNS Channel 6!

They went on the air as WJIM-TV on May 1, 1950, and changed call letters to WLNS in 1984.

If you grew up in the Mid-Michigan area, you may recall some of the old programs on WJIM-TV6 (now known as WLNS).

Channel 6 had a good handful of local TV shows: kiddie programs, sports, cooking shows, and news programs. My favorite was The Al E. Khatt Show...it was a kid's program but many adults watched it to catch all the in-jokes and 'over-the-kids-heads' humor.

This post is not intended to be a history of the old WJIM-TV6, but rather a gallery of some of the old local programs that many Michiganders grew up watching.

Nowadays there are hardly any, except for news & sports. So take a look at the gallery below, and make sure you pass this on to the older members of your family who might remember...and Happy 70th Anniversary to WLNS!

THE OLD TV SHOWS & PERSONALITIES OF WJIM-TV6

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