WPHL-TV, also known as PHL 17, is a regional US TV channel, affiliated to the MyNetworkTV network and licensed to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The English-language channel is owned by Nexstar Media Group and it first aired on June 17, 1960. WPHL-TV is available on channel 17 via both UHF and PSIP.
Viewers can stream PHL 17's content live on the channel’s official website, as well as on its official mobile apps for Android and iOS mobile devices.
Throughout its history, WPHL-TV has had a reputation for its sports broadcasting as it has televised games of Philadelphia Phillies, Philadelphia 76ers and Philadelphia Flyers. The channel has also broadcast games of local college teams, including Penn Quakers, Saint Joseph's Hawks, Temple Owls and Villanova Wildcats.
Over the years, the channel has broadcast games of Philadelphia Eagles as well. It has also garnered popularity among soccer fans because of its coverage of Major Legue Soccer (MLS) side Philadelphia Union.
Cable and satellite TV providers in USA carrying PHL 17 include:
- Over-the-air: 17.1
- Xfinity: 17/807
- Verizon Fios: 17/517
- Directv and Dish Network: 17