We are Watson Broadcasting of Pensacola aka WBQP TV 12 located at 312 East Nine Mile Road, Suite 29D, Pensacola, Florida. WBQP TV is a full service 24 hour over-the-air.
We serve the Greater Pensacola area including Milton, Gulf Breeze, Navarre. We serve three counties: Southeast Baldwin County, Alabama, Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties Florida. We serve approximately 580,216 viewers over-the-air (non-cable) on channel 12.
WBQP TV-12 is affiliated with several independent TV networks and has an excellent lineup of general and local programming. We have something for everybody, ranging from kid programming to adult programming. We offer eight digital channel.
We have specific blocks of programming to serve the entire community, such as African American & Hispanic programming, Local “LIVE” programming, Religious programming, Sport programming, Music Videos, Home Shopping, News, Movies, Talk Shows, etc. WBQP TV-12 is a local independently owned television station designed to serve the local community needs.
WBQP TV is independently owned by Vernon and Mary Lynn Watson which signed on the air in June 1992 and was the first African American owned TV Station on the Gulf Coast and was the first “WB” (Warner Bros.) Television Network affiliate in the market. WBQP has been broadcasting on VHF Channel 12 for the past 30 years in the greater Pensacola area. In 2022, WBQP leased a channel on a full power television station channel 53.4 on WPAN TV 53 to get full market coverage. WBQP is now a full market TV station and covers 12 counties in Alabama and Florida. WBQP is the Gulf Coast only Urban Television dedicated to African American community.