Find out how to contact your local NBC station. Owned-and-operated stations broadcasting on digital subchannels are italicized. The broadcast was transmitted by NBC's New York television station W2XBS Channel 1 (later WNBC-TV; now WNBC, channel 4) and was seen by about 1,000. It depends on where you are. Want to know what channel NBC is on in HD? Here's a guide to the most popular TV service providers in the US.