KCPQ

KCPQ, virtual and VHF digital channel 13, is a Fox-affiliated television station serving Seattle, Washington, United States that is licensed to Tacoma. The station is owned by the Tribune Broadcasting subsidiary of the Tribune Media Company, as part of a duopoly with Seattle-licensed MyNetworkTV affiliate KZJO (channel 22). The two stations share studios on Westlake Avenue in Seattle's Westlake neighborhood; KCPQ's transmitter is located on Gold Mountain in Bremerton.

KCPQ is one of five local Seattle television stations seen in Canada on satellite providers Bell TV and Shaw Direct, as well as various cable systems across Canada (an alternate feed of this station exists for Canadian viewers on some providers with infomercials replacing programs like The Wendy Williams Show, The Steve Wilkos Show, TMZ Live and a rerun of Modern Family; fellow station KIRO-TV also has this). The station is also carried on several cable systems in southeastern Alaska.

KCPQ
KCPQ 13 logo
TacomaSeattle, Washington
United States
CityTacoma, Washington
BrandingQ13 Fox (general)
Q13 (secondary)
Q13 (Fox) News (newscasts)
SloganAll Local
ChannelsDigital: 13 (VHF)
Virtual: 13 (PSIP)
Translators22 (UHF) Seattle
(for others, see article)
Affiliations
OwnerTribune Broadcasting
(sale to Nexstar Media Group pending[1][2])
(Tribune Broadcasting Seattle, LLC)
First air dateAugust 2, 1953
Call letters' meaningClover Park Quality
(reference to the Clover Park School District, former owner and licensee)
Sister station(s)KZJO
Former callsigns
  • KMO-TV (1953–1954)
  • KTVW (1954–1975)
Former channel number(s)
  • Analog:
  • 13 (VHF, 1953–2009)
  • Digital:
  • 18 (UHF, 1998–2009)
Former affiliations
  • NBC (1953–1954)
  • Independent (1954–1974, 1980–1986)
  • CBS (briefly carried newscast in 1957–1958)
  • PBS (1975–1980)
Transmitter power30 kW
Height610 m (2,001 ft)
Facility ID33894
Transmitter coordinates47°32′52″N 122°48′27″W / 47.54778°N 122.80750°WCoordinates: 47°32′52″N 122°48′27″W / 47.54778°N 122.80750°W
Licensing authorityFCC
Public license informationProfile
CDBS
Websiteq13fox.com

History

As KMO-TV/KTVW

Channel 13 signed on air on August 2, 1953 as KMO-TV, co-owned with KMO radio (AM 1360, now KKMO), initially owned by Carl Haymond. The station carried some NBC programming for its first year until Seattle-licensed KOMO-TV (channel 4) began broadcasting on December 11. Hampered by a poor signal from north of Tacoma and the lack of alternate sources of programming, Haymond was forced to declare bankruptcy and sell the station to J. Elroy McCaw, a colorful and eccentric radio and television station owner, and father of cellular phone magnate Craig McCaw.

Under the ownership of McCaw's Gotham Broadcasting, who changed Channel 13's call letters to KTVW, the station closed its studio in Tacoma's Roxy Theater and relocated to its transmitter building in North Tacoma overlooking Commencement Bay. McCaw operated the independent station on a shoestring budget. It limped along on a diet of a low-budget local programming, and older off-network syndicated programs and obscure movies. Its branding of the period featured a stylized black cat and the ironic tag line "Lucky 13." KTVW was opportunistic on occasion and picked up broadcast rights to Tacoma's minor league baseball team games and an occasional Seafair hydroplane race. During much of the 1960s, an afternoon children's show, Penny and Her Pals, was hosted by ventriloquist LaMoyne "Penny" Hreha.

An interesting note in channel 13's history is that for a very brief time in late 1957 and early 1958, it carried CBS network news. KTNT-TV (channel 11, now KSTW), which at that time was the local CBS affiliate, stopped carrying the then-15-minute CBS Evening News with Douglas Edwards sometime in late summer 1957, saying that it wanted to expand its local news show to 30 minutes. KTVW picked up the newscast on October 28, 1957, according to The Seattle Times. CBS, which wanted to see its newscasts remain on the air in Seattle–Tacoma, set up special telephone lines to permit channel 13 to carry Edwards as its first live network show under the KTVW name. Speculation is that when KTNT learned that it would eventually lose its CBS affiliation to KIRO-TV, which hit the airwaves in February 1958, it threw an on-air tantrum by dropping the Evening News and letting channel 13 pick it up.

In the mid to late 1960s, Stu Martin (also known as "Stu Baby" and "Stu Boo") was host of a locally produced in-studio B movie program on KTVW called Stu Martin's Double Date at the Movies. In addition to its host, it featured two women with beehive hairdos, "Miss Early Date" and "Miss Late Date". During breaks in the movie, in addition to commercials, the program featured a talent show. Viewers called Miss Early Date or Miss Late Date with their vote on the evening's top talent featuring local entertainers or those who thought they were entertaining. The station got a competitor in 1962, when KTNT-TV lost its CBS affiliation for good and became an independent.

In 1970, KTVW ran a weekday stock-market news program called Business Action Line; the show's producer, Rockwell Hammond, leased 6½ hours a day on KTVW and originated the program, which was broadcast live from the Northern Life Tower in Seattle from where it was microwaved to the station in Tacoma. Their financial-news studio later moved to West Seattle and was housed in a building with ample microwave line-of-sight to the Tacoma tower. The show was hosted by Merrill Mael; Dick Stokke and, later, Joe McCusker read the news. Despite the poor over-the-air reception of KTVW in Seattle, the program had a following in the business community, if only for the 15-minute delayed stock ticker and the real time display of the Dow Jones Industrial Average. However, expenses quickly overcame the income from what proved to be a limited commercial base, and the venture failed. Mael, a respected broadcaster for six decades, died in 2000. McCusker moved on to a career with the United Nations television operation, and retired in 2007.

During the 1960s and early 1970s, the station featured an on-air sports program and Swing Shift Theater movie host named Bob Corcoran, who hawked endless items from Tacoma's B & I Circus Store and Niagara recliners. He shared night-time television time with Stu Martin in airing B movies. Corcoran later forged a fledgling political career from his television late-night talk show (he died in February 2014). One of his early forays into politics was to enthusiastically support the candidacy of Seattle Chrysler/Plymouth dealer Ralph Williams for Washington Attorney General. Not long after waging a losing campaign, Williams was indicted for tax evasion.

When McCaw died in 1969, the McCaw estate sold KTVW to Seattle-based Blaidon Mutual Investors Corporation in 1971 for $1.1 million. Blaidon tried to turn KTVW around by boosting the station's signal strength, acquiring first-run syndicated programming and color-capable broadcast equipment (the station had broadcast exclusively in black-and-white until 1972). Channel 13 premiered its new programming lineup with The Tony Visco Show, its flagship effort. The talk/entertainment show was an attempt to recreate a Tonight Show-style program hosted by Las Vegas lounge entertainer/singer Tony Visco. It was taped at a Seattle night spot called the Cirque Dinner Theatre. Blaidon brought in a Los Angeles producer/director to develop the show, which featured a live band on-set, and had hopes of flying in show-business guests from L.A. and later syndicating the program nationwide. After two months on-air, the high production costs forced Blaidon to relocate the program to the station's Tacoma studios. Channel 13 cancelled The Tony Visco Show after it completed its 13-week run because of poor advertising sponsorship and high production costs.

KTVW launched an afternoon cartoon show hosted by a "superhero" for whom viewers were asked to suggest a name. The winning entry was "Flash Blaidon" and the host frequently made his entrance "flying" onto the set by jumping off a ladder whose shadow was often visible on the back wall of the cramped studio. KTVW introduced an evening movie program that included a puzzle contest offering $1,000 to the call-in winner. During the program's first week on the air, an overwhelming number of phone calls overloaded the station's phone system and put it out of order. A cult favorite program, Dr. ZinGRR's Astro-Projections, aired on Saturday nights and into the wee hours of Sunday. "Dr. ZinGRR" was played by popular Seattle–Tacoma radio disc jockey Robert O. Smith. He introduced Z-grade horror movies and performed satirical, comedic segments during movie breaks.[3]

Despite KTVW's improved and sometimes innovative programming, national advertisers failed to materialize and the station quickly lost momentum in the market. Channel 13's over-the-air signal, still spotty in many parts of the Seattle–Tacoma market, along with a weak Puget Sound economy and Blaidon's under-capitalized organization, rendered the station a money-losing proposition.[4] Even though Seattle–Tacoma was big enough on paper to support two independent stations, channel 13 increasingly lost ground to KTNT-TV, which had a stronger signal and much wealthier ownership that could afford stronger programming.

Plagued by numerous lawsuits from unpaid syndication suppliers who reclaimed most of their programming from the station, KTVW's ratings plummeted and remaining advertisers deserted the operation. Blaidon was forced into bankruptcy protection. Program suppliers had asked a district court judge to place the station in receivership. Blaidon president Donald Wolfstone had attempted to sell the station to then-unknown televangelist Pat Robertson and his fledgling Christian Broadcasting Network, but a court-appointed trustee canceled the deal. For a brief time under the court-appointed trusteeship, Len Sampson, a former KOMO-TV talk show host and personality, served as station manager and revised the schedule with a variety of syndicated programs and old network reruns as well as hosting some broadcasts himself. Another sale to Suburban Broadcasting, a Long Island television broadcast company, also fell through when the potential buyers failed to agree to assume the station's $4 million in liabilities. A bankruptcy judge then forced KTVW to cease operations at the end of a Batman rerun at 5 p.m. on December 12, 1974.

As KCPQ

The station's remaining assets were bought in bankruptcy court bidding by the Clover Park School District in Lakewood, for $378,000. Clover Park outbid the Trinity Broadcasting Network and a local group to acquire the station. The call letters were changed to KCPQ, replacing Clover Park's UHF channel 56 transmitter which had operated under the name KPEC-TV. The station went back on the air as the third PBS member station in the Seattle/Tacoma market (after KCTS and KTPS-TV [now KBTC-TV]), airing secondary PBS and educational programs. The Channel 56 license would return to the air in 2000 as KWDK.

By 1980, the Seattle/Tacoma market was large enough that it could now sustain another VHF commercial television station. Kelly Broadcasting, owners of KCRA-TV in its home city of Sacramento, California, purchased KCPQ from the Clover Park School District for $6.25 million, outbidding Roadrunner Television from Tucson, Arizona, which then owned KZAZ in Tucson (the current-day KMSB, a fellow Fox affiliate). Channel 13 temporarily went silent on February 28, 1980 to facilitate changes in studio facilities and the transmitter. KCPQ's transmitter was relocated to Gold Mountain, a peak located west of Bremerton, where the station erected a new tower to more effectively reach as much the Seattle market as they could under their FCC license to maintain primary service to Tacoma. While the move greatly increased the station's signal footprint across western Washington, it resulted in a somewhat weaker signal in the northern and eastern portions of the market. In promotional advertisements that aired on the station during the early 1980s, popular local celebrities (such as then-Seattle Seahawks player Steve Raible) encouraged KCPQ viewers in these areas to "aim towards Bremerton" with their TV antennas in order to get the best reception from the new transmitter.

The station relaunched on November 4, 1980 under its now-familiar "Q13" branding (although for the first several months on the air, it was referred to as "The NEW 13"), as well as another slogan: "The Northwest's Movie Channel". (It would also be occasionally be referred to on-air as "Puget Sound Television", with an alternate ident featuring a drawing of a boat within the green "Q" portion of the logo.) It used a logo similar to that of sister station KCRA, but with the square converted into a stylized "Q." Channel 13 ran movies during the midday hours, late nights and weekends, and chose to counter-program the network shows during primetime with uncut versions of feature films, with "limited interruptions". The first film to be shown uncut on KCPQ was The Deer Hunter, with only two commercial breaks. The station also ran CBS and NBC shows that KIRO-TV and KING-TV respectively preempted, including CBS Late Night, NBC's Saturday morning cartoons and select game shows from both networks. For a short time after the relaunch, the station had an afternoon children's program, "Captain Sea-Tac", featuring a friendly boat captain. But eventually, other than Saturdays, KCPQ did not run children's programming during the week. The station also did not carry many off-network sitcoms, choosing instead to air first-run syndicated talk and game shows, off-network dramas, and some early morning religious programs.

Q13Fox
KCPQ's former logo until June 2016. The "Q-13" element had remained unchanged outside of differing coloring dependent on design trends from 1991 until 2016, with the "Fox" logo added with varying use since its 1996 inception.

On October 9, 1986, KCPQ joined the newly-established Fox network as a charter affiliate. In 1987, with the children's television business growing, KCPQ began running cartoons weekday mornings from 7 to 9 a.m., and afternoons from 3 to 5 p.m. Channel 13 added sitcoms as well, and continued airing first-run syndicated shows and movies. In February 1990, KCPQ signed a three-year deal with Buena Vista Television to carry The Disney Afternoon, spurning Fox's own children's lineup until 1993.[5]

KCPQ was in danger of losing its Fox affiliation in February 1997, when Fox Television Stations was reported to be in negotiations to acquire then-UPN affiliate KIRO-TV from Belo Corporation (the then-owners of NBC affiliate KING-TV, whose acquisition necessitated KIRO's sale).[6] Fox was reportedly dissatisfied with KCPQ, as it was described by one observer as being "recalcitrant."[7] At the time, KCPQ was one of the few large-market Fox stations without a full-scale news department (which it would not start up for another year). However, KIRO was ultimately sold to Cox Broadcasting (and with it, returned to CBS),[8] and KCPQ retains its Fox affiliation to this day.

The Tribune Company acquired KCPQ in August 1998, as part of Kelly Broadcasting's exit from the television business. The deal was structured as a three-way transaction, in which Kelly sold the station to the Meredith Corporation, which then swapped it to Tribune in exchange for its Atlanta station WGNX (now WGCL-TV).[9] Following the purchase of channel 13, Tribune merged KCPQ's operations with those of KTWB-TV (channel 22, now KZJO), which Tribune had acquired earlier in 1998. The two stations became co-owned in 1999, after the FCC began to allow same-market duopolies.

Averted loss of Fox affiliation

As Seattle was, for a period, the second-largest NFC market where the Fox affiliate was not owned and operated by the network, Fox has repeatedly attempted to acquire a station in the region so that it could take advantage of the local revenue generated by Seahawks games, on top of that generated by Fox's NFL coverage as a whole. In June 2014, Fox reached a deal with Cox to trade its San Francisco Fox affiliate KTVU and sister independent KICU to Fox in exchange for its owned-and-operated stations in Boston and Memphis. Fox was also, reportedly, considering a deal to acquire KIRO, which would have displaced the Fox affiliation from KCPQ.[10] In 2013, Fox made a similar move in Charlotte, North Carolina (home market of the Carolina Panthers), terminating the Fox affiliation of WCCB and acquiring WJZY to convert it into a Fox O&O.[11]

In September 2014, the New York Post reported that Fox was planning to acquire KCPQ in exchange for its Chicago MyNetworkTV station WPWR—which would have given Tribune a sister station to its then-CW affiliate and flagship station WGN-TV (WGN has since dropped the CW affiliation in favor of WPWR).[12] On September 23, Tribune announced that it had been notified by Fox that its affiliation with KCPQ would be terminated as of January 17, 2015, but that discussions between the two companies were still ongoing. The affiliation would have been terminated one day before the 2014–15 NFC Championship Game (which ended up with the Seahawks winning against the Green Bay Packers at home).[13] Days earlier, on September 19, Fox struck a deal to buy KBCB, a station in Bellingham, for $10 million;[14] the purchase, submitted for FCC approval on October 3,[15][16] was described as a "strategic option" for Fox by an insider. Naming KBCB as Fox's Seattle affiliate would have had immediate complications for Fox's distribution in the market, as KBCB's transmitter on Orcas Island was much closer to Vancouver and Victoria, British Columbia, and provides a marginal signal to Seattle proper.[17] By the time the KBCB purchase was disclosed, talks between Tribune and Fox had deteriorated; a Wall Street Journal report on October 7 stated that Fox no longer planned to include WPWR in a potential swap for KCPQ.[18]

On October 17, 2014, Fox announced that Tribune had agreed to extend its affiliation agreement for KCPQ through July 2018, and that it had agreed to pay increased reverse compensation fees to Fox for the broadcasting of its programming beginning in January 2015.[19] Shortly thereafter, Fox's purchase of KBCB was abandoned, and was dismissed by the FCC on November 20, 2014.[20]

Aborted sale to Sinclair; pending sale to Nexstar; possible sale to Fox

On May 8, 2017, Sinclair Broadcast Group—which has owned ABC affiliate KOMO-TV (channel 4) and Univision affiliate KUNS-TV (channel 51) since it acquired the duopoly from Seattle-based Fisher Communications in 2013—entered into an agreement to acquire Tribune Media for $3.9 billion, plus the assumption of $2.7 billion in debt held by Tribune. As KOMO and KCPQ rank among the four highest-rated stations in the Seattle−Tacoma market in total day viewership and broadcasters are not currently allowed to legally own more than two full-power television stations in a single market, it is likely that the companies may be required to sell either the KCPQ/KZJO or the KOMO/KUNS duopolies to another station group in order to comply with FCC ownership rules preceding approval of the acquisition to alleviate potential antitrust issues; however, a sale of either station to an independent buyer is dependent on later decisions by the FCC regarding local ownership of broadcast television stations and future acts by Congress.[21][22][23][24][25][26] Sinclair later announced that it planned to sell one of its top-four stations in the market to a third party to be determined later; on April 24, 2018, it announced that KCPQ would be one of 23 stations sold to obtain approval for the merger, though it was one of seven stations for which a buyer was not disclosed (KUNS-TV will concurrently be acquired by Howard Stirk Holdings).[27][28] On May 9, 2018, confirming the speculation of most analysts, Fox Television Stations announced that it would buy KCPQ, as part of a $910-million deal that also involved six other Tribune-owned stations (Fox affiliates KTXL/Sacramento, KSWB-TV/San Diego, KDVR/Denver, WJW/Cleveland and KSTU/Salt Lake City, and CW affiliate WSFL-TV/Miami).[28][29][30][31] Upon the consummation of the Sinclair/Tribune deal and related acquisitions, the sale would have made KCPQ a Fox owned-and-operated station.[32]

Three weeks after the FCC's July 18 vote to have the deal reviewed by an administrative law judge amid "serious concerns" about Sinclair's forthrightness in its applications to sell certain conflict properties, on August 9, 2018, Tribune announced it would terminate the Sinclair deal, intending to seek other M&A opportunities. Tribune also filed a breach of contract lawsuit in the Delaware Chancery Court, alleging that Sinclair engaged in protracted negotiations with the FCC and the U.S. Department of Justice's Antitrust Division over regulatory issues, refused to sell stations in markets where it already had properties, and proposed divestitures to parties with ties to Sinclair executive chair David D. Smith that were rejected or highly subject to rejection to maintain control over stations it was required to sell. The termination of the Sinclair sale agreement places uncertainty for the future of Fox's purchases of KCPQ and the other six Tribune stations included in that deal, which were predicated on the closure of the Sinclair–Tribune merger.[33][34][35][36][37][38][39][40][41][42][43][44]

On December 3, 2018, Irving, Texas-based Nexstar Media Group announced it would acquire the assets of Tribune Media for $6.4 billion in cash and debt. Should Nexstar choose to acquire the duopoly, the deal—which would make Nexstar the largest television station operator by total number of stations upon its expected closure late in the third quarter of 2019—would result in KCPQ and KZJO becoming Nexstar's first television station properties located within Washington State. (The group's closest station to Seattle is CBS affiliate KOIN in Portland, Oregon, whose associated media market includes portions of southwestern Washington, including the Portland suburb of Vancouver.) However, reports preceding the purchase announcement stated that, as it did during the group's failed purchase by Sinclair, Fox Television Stations may seek to acquire certain Fox-affiliated stations owned by Tribune—with KCPQ potentially being a candidate for resale—from the eventual buyer of that group, which would also ease the issue of Nexstar exceeding the national ownership cap with the deal.[45][46][47][48][49][50][51][52][1][2][53] It was later reported that, as part of Fox's affiliation renewal with Nexstar-owned stations, it was indeed looking at acquiring KCPQ alongside KDVR and WJW from the previous Sinclair-Tribune-Fox deal (though it is not known if KZJO would be included in the deal), with the remaining stations either remaining with Nexstar (KTXL and KSWB-TV) or being sold to E. W. Scripps Company (KSTU and WSFL-TV); KING-TV/KONG parent Tegna Inc. is also buying stations from Nexstar.[54]

Digital television

Digital channels

The station's digital signal is multiplexed:

Channel Video Aspect PSIP Short Name Programming[55]
13.1[56] 720p 16:9 KCPQ Main KCPQ programming / Fox
13.2 480i ThisTV This TV
13.3 ESCAPE Escape
13.4 STADIUM Stadium

KCPQ previously carried The Local AccuWeather Channel on digital channel 13.2, branded as the Q13 Fox First Forecast Channel. As of November 2015, KCPQ carries This TV on 13.2. KCPQ's signal is also rebroadcast on KZJO's 22.2 digital subchannel[57] in 480i widescreen standard definition to better serve viewers who rely on over-the-air television signals in the northern and eastern portion of the market.

Analog-to-digital conversion

KCPQ shut down its analog signal, over VHF channel 13, on June 12, 2009, as part of the federally mandated transition from analog to digital television.[58][59] The station's digital signal relocated from its pre-transition UHF channel 18 to VHF channel 13 for post-transition operations.[60]

Programming

Sports programming

KCPQ also carried college sports for the majority of the 1980s and early 1990s, in particular Pacific-10 Conference football and basketball (coming either from syndicated sports networks [such as Raycom Sports] or produced in-house by the station), and college football bowl games. The station held contracts with the University of Washington and Washington State University to televise football and basketball coaches' shows during this period.

Since the Seattle Seahawks' move to the NFC from the AFC in 2002, KCPQ has aired the majority of Seahawks regular season games through the NFL on Fox, and since 2018, via Fox's exclusive contract, all Thursday Night Football games (however, the station had already been airing Seahawks games since Fox began broadcasting NFL games in 1994; those were limited to home interconference contests, as the Seahawks part of the AFC prior to 2002). Seattle is the largest NFC market where the Fox station is only an affiliate. In 2012, KCPQ became the official television station of the Seahawks, adding analysis programs, along with coverage of the team's pre-season games (with replays of games on KZJO the following day). As Fox held rights to the game as part of its three-year cycle, KCPQ also broadcast the Seahawks' victory in Super Bowl XLVIII in 2014. In 2014, the station began to air Seattle Sounders FC Major League Soccer matches alongside KZJO.

News operation

KCPQ presently broadcasts 60 hours of locally produced newscasts each week (with 10 hours each on Monday to Thursday, 9½ hours on Fridays, a half-hour on Saturdays and 1½ hours on Sundays); in addition, the station produces a local version of America's Most Wanted called Washington's Most Wanted, hosted by weeknight anchor David Rose, which airs every Friday at 11:00 p.m.

News department history

KCPQ once ran several news updates between movies during the early 1980s, and briefly ran a half-hour 10 p.m. newscast in the middle of the decade. This operation could not compete with the more established 10 p.m. news on then-independent KSTW (it became a CBS affiliate briefly in 1995), and was eventually canceled by 1987. In June 1997, KCPQ announced a news share agreement that would have had KIRO-TV produce a 10 p.m. newscast for the station; this came at the same time that KIRO was preparing to switch affiliations with KSTW, with KIRO becoming a CBS affiliate once again and KSTW becoming a UPN affiliate (it is now an owned-and-operated station of UPN's successor network, The CW). This newscast, however, did not come to fruition.[61][62] Instead, the station established its current news department independently on January 18, 1998, when it launched a 35-minute 10 p.m. newscast (initially named Q13 Reports, recalling then-sister station KCRA's long-time news branding Channel 3 Reports), which initially ran only on Sunday through Thursday nights for its first year-and-a-half.[63]

Channel 13 also launched a morning newscast on January 17, 2000; the newscast originally ran for three hours from 6-9 a.m. before expanding over time to its current six-hour length.[64] On March 31, 2008, the station began producing a 9 p.m. newscast for sister station KMYQ (now KZJO),[65] making the station one of the few Fox stations to produce a newscast for another station in the same market. In January 2007, KCPQ made headlines when, during a satellite interview with the station's morning newscast, Paula Abdul (who was promoting American Idol) began to sway in her chair and slur her speech. Abdul's publicist attributed this to fatigue and technical difficulties during the recording of the interview, which she was also doing with other Fox affiliates.[66] It was later revealed on Abdul's Bravo reality show Hey Paula, which had followed Abdul with a video camera prior to the interviews, that she had not been sleeping, perhaps suffering from some mild form of insomnia.

In April 2009, KCPQ became the second station in Seattle to broadcast its local newscasts in widescreen standard definition. In 2010, KCPQ began broadcasting its newscasts in high definition, becoming the fourth Seattle station to do so. In June 2011, KCPQ added a 5 p.m. newscast, making it the last Tribune-owned Fox station to debut an early evening newscast (its five other Fox-affiliated sister stations all debuted early evening newscasts during the fall of 2010). On March 26, 2012, KCPQ debuted an hour-long 4 p.m. newscast that competes with ABC affiliate KOMO-TV's own hour-long newscast in that timeslot. On August 17, 2014, Q13 Fox launched the half-hour Q13 Fox News at 11, which airs every Sunday through Thursday at 11 p.m. PT.

Notable former on-air staff

Repeaters

All repeaters are owned by KCPQ and are within the Seattle–Tacoma market, unless specified.

City Channel Callsign Notes
Seattle Ch. 22-2 KCPQ Subchannel of KZJO broadcasting from Capitol Hill. Serves Seattle and eastern portion of the market. Widescreen/Standard Definition.
Seattle Ch. 22 KCPQ RF 22 15 kW Digital From Capitol Hill for fill-in service in downtown Seattle.
Wenatchee Ch. 14 K14BF-D Owned by a Third Party
Aberdeen Ch. 25 K25CG-D
Chelan Ch. 28 K28KJ-D
Centralia Ch. 42 K42CM-D

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2001 Seattle Seahawks season

The 2001 Seattle Seahawks season was the franchise's 26th season in the National Football League, The second of two seasons the Seahawks played at Husky Stadium while Qwest Field was being built and the third under head coach Mike Holmgren. They improved on their 6-10 record from 2000 and finished the season at 9–7. The Seahawks were in the playoff hunt until the very last game of the season; Baltimore's win over Minnesota on the last Monday Night game of the year ended Seattle's post-season bid. The 2001 season was the final season for the Seahawks in the American Football Conference and the second and final season they played at Husky Stadium while Qwest Field was being built.

Before the season, the Seahawks signed free agent quarterbacks Trent Dilfer and Matt Hasselbeck. Hasselbeck eventually won the starting position over Dilfer. The Seahawks also signed future Hall of Fame defensive tackle John Randle, who spent the last 11 seasons with the Minnesota Vikings and would make the Pro Bowl in his first season with the Seahawks.

The season saw the emergence of the second year running back Shaun Alexander after Ricky Watters was injured for most of the season. Watters retired after the season ended.

It was also the final season the Seahawks wore their traditional blue and green uniforms.

2002 Seattle Seahawks season

The 2002 Seattle Seahawks season was the franchise's 27th season in the National Football League, The first season in Qwest Field and the fourth under head coach Mike Holmgren. The Seahawks returned to the NFC West for the first time since their inaugural season of 1976 and opened their new stadium, Seahawks Stadium, on the site of their former stadium, the Kingdome.

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Channel 13 digital TV stations in the United States

The following television stations broadcast on digital channel 13 in the United States:

K13AT-D in Dolores, Colorado

K13AV-D in Gunnison, Colorado

K13BA-D in Winthrop-Twisp, Washington

K13BE-D in Harlowton, Montana

K13BI-D in Entiat, Washington

K13CP in Cedar City, Utah

K13CQ-D in Rock Island, Washington

K13DU-D in Whitewater, Montana

K13ER-D in Cashmere, Washington

K13EZ-D in Squilchuck St. Park, Washington

K13FP-D in Wolf Point, Montana

K13GP-D in Malta, Montana

K13HA-D in Mink Creek, Idaho

K13HM-D in Myrtle Creek, Oregon

K13IB-D in Glasgow, Montana

K13IG-D in Sidney-Fairview, Montana

K13IY-D in Leavenworth, Washington

K13JD-D in Battle Mountain, Nevada

K13JO-D in Hinsdale, Montana

K13KH-D in Townsend, Montana

K13KP-D in Boulder, Montana

K13KV-D in Troy, Montana

K13LN-D in Ekalaka, Montana

K13LU-D in Ursine, Nevada

K13LV-D in Caliente, Nevada

K13MA-D in Scobey, Montana

K13MI-D in Squaw Valley, etc., Oregon

K13NQ-D in Ruth, Nevada

K13NR-D in Ely & McGill, Nevada

K13NZ-D in Shoshoni, Wyoming

K13OG-D in Rural Juab, etc., Utah

K13OQ-D in Big Sandy, Montana

K13OU-D in Chinook, Montana

K13OW-D in Baker, Montana

K13PE-D in Shady Grove, Oregon

K13PF-D in Pinehurst, Oregon

K13PI-D in Ruch & Applegate, Oregon

K13PJ-D in Vallecito, Colorado

K13PO-D in Hysham, Montana

K13PU-D in Pioche, Nevada

K13PZ-D in Poplar, Montana

K13QE-D in Driggs, Idaho

K13QH-D in Swan Valley/Irwin, Idaho

K13QY-D in Dingle, etc., Idaho

K13RD-D in Collbran, Colorado

K13RK-D in Roswell, New Mexico

K13RV-D in Leadore, Idaho

K13SN-D in Nucla, Colorado

K13TR-D in Homer, Alaska

K13UF-D in Rexburg, Idaho

K13UL-D in Hillsboro, New Mexico

K13WT-D in Plevna, Montana

K13XG-D in Ismay Canyon, Colorado

K13XH-D in Weber Canyon, Colorado

K13XX-D in Hesperus, Colorado

K13ZI-D in Colorado Springs, Colorado

K13ZL-D in Fresno, California

K13ZN-D in Heron, Montana

K13ZQ-D in Lubbock, Texas

K13ZS-D in Sargents, Colorado

K13AAE-D in Healy, Alaska

K21FL-D in Salina & Redmond, Utah

K42IW-D in Long Valley Junction, Utah

K48BK-D in Monticello/Blanding, Utah

KAKW-DT in Killeen, Texas

KBDI-TV in Broomfield, Colorado

KBZK in Bozeman, Montana

KCBA in Salinas, California

KCOP-TV in Los Angeles, California

KCOS in El Paso, Texas

KCPQ in Tacoma, Washington

KECI-TV in Missoula, Montana

KEMV in Mountain View, Arkansas

KETA-TV in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

KETG in Arkadelphia, Arkansas

KFJX in Pittsburg, Kansas

KFME in Fargo, North Dakota

KFPH-DT in Flagstaff, Arizona

KGWR-TV in Rock Springs, Wyoming

KHGI-TV in Kearney, Nebraska

KHVO in Hilo, Hawaii

KJDA-LD in Sherman, Texas

KKEY-LP in Bakersfield, California

KLTM-TV in Monroe, Louisiana

KOLD-TV in Tucson, Arizona

KOTI in Klamath Falls, Oregon

KPLO-TV in Reliance, South Dakota

KPSD-TV in Eagle Butte, South Dakota

KQTA-LD in San Francisco, California

KQVE-LD in San Antonio, Texas

KREY-TV in Montrose, Colorado

KRGV-TV in Weslaco, Texas

KRIS-TV in Corpus Christi, Texas

KRQE in Albuquerque, New Mexico

KSFY-TV in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

KSGW-TV in Sheridan, Wyoming

KSWT in Yuma, Arizona

KTNE-TV in Alliance, Nebraska

KTNV-TV in Las Vegas, Nevada

KTRK-TV in Houston, Texas

KTRV-TV in Nampa, Idaho

KTVR in La Grande, Oregon

KUBD in Ketchikan, Alaska

KUPK in Garden City, Kansas

KVAL-TV in Eugene, Oregon

KXDF-CD in Fairbanks, Alaska

KXHG-LD in Sunnyside, Washington

KXLY-TV in Spokane, Washington

KXMC-TV in Minot, North Dakota

KZAU-LD in Brownwood, Texas

W13CS-D in Gernada, Mississippi

W13DI-D in Yauco, etc., Puerto Rico

W13DJ-D in Carrollton, Georgia

WABI-TV in Bangor, Maine

WBKO in Bowling Green, Kentucky

WBRZ-TV in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

WBTW in Florence, South Carolina

WCIX in Springfield, Illinois

WEDU in Tampa, Florida

WHAM-TV in Rochester, New York

WHBQ-TV in Memphis, Tennessee

WHO-DT in Des Moines, Iowa

WIBW-TV in Topeka, Kansas

WIRT-DT in Hibbing, Minnesota

WIVX-LD in Loudonville, Ohio

WJZ-TV in Baltimore, Maryland

WLOS in Asheville, North Carolina

WMAZ-TV in Macon, Georgia

WMBB in Panama City, Florida

WNET in Newark, New Jersey

WNMU in Marquette, Michigan

WNYA in Pittsfield, Massachusetts

WORO-DT in Fajardo, Puerto Rico

WOWK-TV in Huntington, West Virginia

WPEC in West Palm Beach, Florida

WPRI-TV in Providence, Rhode Island

WQED in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

WRCB in Chattanooga, Tennessee

WREX in Rockford, Illinois

WSET-TV in Lynchburg, Virginia

WTHR in Indianapolis, Indiana

WTLV in Jacksonville, Florida

WTVG in Toledo, Ohio

WVEC in Hampton, Virginia

WVNY in Burlington, Vermont

WVTM-TV in Birmingham, Alabama

WVUX-LD in Fairmont, West Virginia

WXVO-LD in Pascagoula, Mississippi

WYOU in Scranton, Pennsylvania

WZZM in Grand Rapids, MichiganThe following stations, which are no longer licensed, formerly broadcast on digital channel 13 in the United States:

KVTV in Laredo, Texas

Channel 22 digital TV stations in the United States

The following television stations broadcast on digital channel 22 in the United States:

K22BR-D in May, etc., Oklahoma

K22CI-D in Lander, Wyoming

K22CQ-D in Idalia, Colorado

K22CU-D in Cortez, etc., Colorado

K22DM-D in Rural Summit County, Utah

K22DO-D in Granite Falls, Minnesota

K22DR in Laughlin, Nevada

K22EC-D in Juab, Utah

K22FC-D in Grants Pass, Oregon

K22FH-D in Hawthorne, Nevada

K22FN-D in White Oaks, etc., New Mexico

K22FS-D in Beaver, etc., Utah

K22FT-D in Rural Garfield County, Utah

K22FW-D in Mount Pleasant, Utah

K22GM-D in Battle Mountain, Nevada

K22GW-D in Wells, Nevada

K22GX-D in Tri City, Oregon

K22HN-D in Anchorage, Alaska

K22HO-D in Cottage Grove, Oregon

K22HS-D in Eureka Springs, Arkansas

K22ID-D in Alva - Cherokee, Oklahoma

K22IE-D in Navajo Mtn. Sch., etc., Utah

K22IF-D in Oljeto, Utah

K22IG-D in Mexican Hat, Utah

K22IK-D in Rexburg, etc., Idaho

K22IL-D in Prineville, etc., Oregon

K22IM-D in Challis, Idaho

K22IP-D in Virgin, Utah

K22IQ-D in Cave Junction, Oregon

K22IX-D in Mayfield, Utah

K22JA-D in Corpus Christi, Texas

K22JC-D in Silver Springs, Nevada

K22JD-D in Madera Peak, Arizona

K22JF-D in Stemilt, etc., Washington

K22JG-D in Green River, Utah

K22JH-D in Ferron, Utah

K22JI-D in Huntington, Utah

K22JJ-D in Milton-Freewater, Oregon

K22JK-D in Moses Lake, Washington

K22JM-D in Gunnison, Colorado

K22JN-D in Grand Junction, Colorado

K22JQ-D in Ardmore, Oklahoma

K22JR-D in Turkey, Texas

K22JS-D in Ashland, Oregon

K22JU-D in Rapid City, South Dakota

K22JW-D in Bay City, Texas

K22JY-D in Truth or Consequences, New Mexico

K22JZ-D in Spring Glen, Utah

K22KB-D in Ely, etc., Nevada

K22KC-D in The Dalles, Oregon

K22KP-D in Wendover, Utah

K22KS-D in Libby, Montana

K22KU-D in Redwood Falls, Minnesota

K22KW-D in Julesburg, Colorado

K22KY-D in Poplar, Montana

K22LD-D in Chinook, Montana

K22LE-D in Cedarville, California

K22LR-D in Collbran, Colorado

K22LY-D in Baker Valley, Oregon

K22MA-D in Elk City, Oklahoma

K22MJ-D in Hinsdale, Montana

K22MN-D in Fort Peck, Montana

K22MP-D in Richfield, etc., Utah

K22MQ-D in St. James, Minnesota

K22NA-D in Inyokern, etc., California

K22NI-D in Leesville, Louisiana

K22NM-D in Las Cruces, New Mexico

K23HY-D in Idabel, Oklahoma

K35GW-D in Malad City, Idaho

K36IV-D in Jackson, Minnesota

K38EC-D in Eagles Nest, New Mexico

K44AE-D in Willmar, Minnesota

K45LA-D in Drummond, Montana

K46KS-D in Roseburg, Oregon

K47LS-D in Hollis, Oklahoma

K47NW-D in International Falls, Minnesota

K48DV-D in Alexandria, Minnesota

K48EO-D in Woods Bay, Montana

K49KX-D in Orderville, Utah

K49LO-D in Red Lake, Minnesota

K50LW-D in Logan, Utah

K51DS-D in Deming, New Mexico

KAEF-TV in Arcata, California

KATV in Little Rock, Arkansas

KAUZ-TV in Wichita Falls, Texas

KBME-TV in Bismarck, North Dakota

KBSI in Cape Girardeau, Missouri

KCPQ in Seattle, Washington

KDCG-CD in Opelousas, Louisiana

KEQI-LP in Dededo, Guam

KETK-TV in Jacksonville, Texas

KFXF-LD in Fairbanks, Alaska

KGCS-LD in Joplin, Missouri

KHBC-TV in Hilo, Hawaii

KHII-TV in Honolulu, Hawaii

KHMT in Hardin, Montana

KIPT in Twin Falls, Idaho

KJNE-LD in Jonesboro, Arkansas

KLEW-TV in Moscow, Idaho

KLFB-LD in Salinas, California

KLKW-LD in Amarillo, Texas

KLRU in Austin, Texas

KLUZ-TV in Albuquerque, New Mexico

KMCB in Coos Bay, Oregon

KMCT-TV in West Monroe, Louisiana

KMJC-LD in Topeka, Kansas

KMRZ-LD in Los Angeles, California

KMYL-LD in Lubbock, Texas

KNAZ-TV in Flagstaff, Arizona

KOKI-TV in Tulsa, Oklahoma

KPDF-CD in Phoenix, Arizona

KPSN-LD in Payson, Arizona

KPXG-TV in Salem, Oregon

KPXR-TV in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

KQFX-LD in Columbia, Missouri

KRBK in Osage Beach, Missouri

KRID-LD in Boise, Idaho

KSFV-CD in Los Angeles, California

KSNC in Great Bend, Kansas

KSNV in Las Vegas, Nevada

KTLM in Harlingen/Rio Grande City, Texas

KTNW in Richland, Washington

KTVP-LD in Phoenix, Arizona

KUMY-LD in Beaumont, Texas

KUVM-LD in Missouri City, Texas

KUWB-LD in Bloomington, Utah

KVYE in El Centro, California

KWBJ-CD in Morgan City, Louisiana

KWBJ-LD in Morgan City, Louisiana

KXLY-TV in Spokane, Washington

KXRM-TV in Colorado Springs, Colorado

KZVU-LD in Chico, California

W22CV-D in Moorefield, West Virginia

W22DO-D in Utica, New York

W22EN-D in Manteo, North Carolina

W22EW-D in Port Jervis, New York

W22EX-D in Staunton, Virginia

WBGU-TV in Bowling Green, Ohio

WBMM in Tuskegee, Alabama

WBUI in Decatur, Illinois

WCAX-TV in Burlington, Vermont

WCBS-TV in Plainview, New York

WCNC-TV in Charlotte, North Carolina

WCPO-TV in Cincinnati, Ohio

WCTE in Cookeville, Tennessee

WDES-CD in Destin, Florida

WDQB-LD in Wilmington, North Carolina

WECY-LD in Corning, New York

WEPT-CD in Newburgh, New York

WEQA-LD in Florence, South Carolina

WFIQ-TV in Florence, Alabama

WFOR-TV in Miami, Florida

WFVX-LD in Bangor, Maine

WFXP in Erie, Pennsylvania

WGBY-TV in Springfield, Massachusetts

WGPS-LP in Fort Myers, Florida

WHLT in Hattiesburg, Mississippi

WIFR-LD in Rockford, Illinois

WIRP-LD in Fayetteville, North Carolina

WIVD-LD in Newcomerstown, Ohio

WJAC-TV in Altoona, Pennsylvania

WJCL in Savannah, Georgia

WKPT-CD in Kingsport, Tennessee

WLEK-LD in Concord, New Hampshire

WLWC in New Bedford, Massachusetts

WLWK-CD in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin

WMNS-LD in Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands

WNEM-TV in Bay City, Michigan

WNEP-TV in Waymart, Pennsylvania

WNJS in Camden, New Jersey

WOFL in Orlando, Florida

WOVA-LD in Parkersburg, West Virginia

WOWT in Omaha, Nebraska

WPFN-CD in Panama City, Florida

WRIC-TV in Petersburg, Virginia

WSBT-TV in South Bend, Indiana

WSKC-CD in Atlanta, Georgia

WTAE-TV in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

WTNO-LP in New Orleans, Louisiana

WTVU-CD in Syracuse, New York

WUCW in Minneapolis, Minnesota

WVCY-TV in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

WVDO-LD in Carolina, Puerto Rico

WVUT in Vincennes, IndianaThe following television stations, which are no longer licensed, formerly broadcast on digital channel 22:

K22LB-D in Squaw Valley, Oregon

KWWF in Waterloo, Iowa

WMDO-CD in Washington, D.C.

WQDS-LD in Athens, Georgia

Channel 22 low-power TV stations in the United States

The following low-power television stations broadcast on digital or analog channel 22 in the United States:

K22AD in Gillette, Wyoming

K22BR-D in May, etc., Oklahoma

K22CI-D in Lander, Wyoming

K22CQ-D in Idalia, Colorado

K22CU-D in Cortez, etc., Colorado

K22DE in Tooele, Utah

K22DM-D in Rural Summit County, Utah

K22DO-D in Granite Falls, Minnesota

K22DR in Laughlin, Nevada

K22EC-D in Juab, Utah

K22EW in Mora, New Mexico

K22FC-D in Grants Pass, Oregon

K22FH-D in Hawthorne, Nevada

K22FN-D in White Oaks, etc., New Mexico

K22FS-D in Beaver, etc., Utah

K22FT-D in Rural Garfield County, Utah

K22FW-D in Mount Pleasant, Utah

K22FX in Orangeville, etc., Utah

K22GE in Dulce, New Mexico

K22GM-D in Battle Mountain, Nevada

K22GT in Lake Charles, Louisiana

K22GW-D in Wells, Nevada

K22GX-D in Tri City, Oregon

K22HN-D in Anchorage, Alaska

K22HO-D in Cottage Grove, Oregon

K22HS-D in Eureka Springs, Arkansas

K22ID-D in Alva - Cherokee, Oklahoma

K22IE-D in Navajo Mtn. Sch., etc., Utah

K22IF-D in Oljeto, Utah

K22IG-D in Mexican Hat, Utah

K22IK-D in Rexburg, etc., Idaho

K22IL-D in Prineville, etc., Oregon

K22IM-D in Challis, Idaho

K22IP-D in Virgin, Utah

K22IQ-D in Cave Junction, Oregon

K22IT in Provo, Utah

K22IX-D in Mayfield, Utah

K22IY in Big Piney, Wyoming

K22JA-D in Corpus Christi, Texas

K22JC-D in Silver Springs, Nevada

K22JD-D in Madera Peak, Arizona

K22JF-D in Stemilt, etc., Washington

K22JG-D in Green River, Utah

K22JH-D in Ferron, Utah

K22JI-D in Huntington, Utah

K22JJ-D in Milton-Freewater, Oregon

K22JK-D in Moses Lake, Washington

K22JM-D in Gunnison, Colorado

K22JN-D in Grand Junction, Colorado

K22JQ-D in Ardmore, Oklahoma

K22JR-D in Turkey, Texas

K22JS-D in Ashland, Oregon

K22JU-D in Rapid City, South Dakota

K22JW-D in Bay City, Texas

K22JY-D in Truth or Consequences, New Mexico

K22JZ-D in Spring Glen, Utah

K22KB-D in Ely, etc., Nevada

K22KC-D in The Dalles, Oregon

K22KP-D in Wendover, Utah

K22KS-D in Libby, Montana

K22KU-D in Redwood Falls, Minnesota

K22KW-D in Julesburg, Colorado

K22KY-D in Poplar, Montana

K22LD-D in Chinook, Montana

K22LE-D in Cedarville, California

K22LR-D in Collbran, Colorado

K22LY-D in Baker Valley, Oregon

K22MA-D in Elk City, Oklahoma

K22MJ-D in Hinsdale, Montana

K22MN-D in Fort Peck, Montana

K22MP-D in Richfield, etc., Utah

K22MQ-D in St. James, Minnesota

K22NA-D in Inyokern, etc., California

K22NI-D in Leesville, Louisiana

K22NM-D in Las Cruces, New Mexico

K23HY-D in Idabel, Oklahoma

K35GW-D in Malad City, Idaho

K36IV-D in Jackson, Minnesota

K38EC-D in Eagles Nest, New Mexico

K44AE-D in Willmar, Minnesota

K45LA-D in Drummond, Montana

K46KS-D in Roseburg, Oregon

K47LS-D in Hollis, Oklahoma

K47NW-D in International Falls, Minnesota

K48DV-D in Alexandria, Minnesota

K48EO-D in Woods Bay, Montana

K49KX-D in Orderville, Utah

K49LO-D in Red Lake, Minnesota

K50LW-D in Logan, Utah

K51DS-D in Deming, New Mexico

KCPQ in Seattle, Washington

KDCG-CD in Opelousas, Louisiana

KEQI-LP in Dededo, Guam

KFXF-LD in Fairbanks, Alaska

KGCS-LD in Joplin, Missouri

KJNE-LD in Jonesboro, Arkansas

KLEW-TV in Moscow, Idaho

KLFB-LD in Salinas, California

KLKW-LD in Amarillo, Texas

KMDF-LP in Midland, Texas

KMJC-LD in Louisburg, Kansas

KMRZ-LD in Los Angeles, California

KMYL-LD in Lubbock, Texas

KNAV-LP in De Soto, Texas

KPAO-LP in Paso Robles, California

KPDF-CD in Phoenix, Arizona

KPSN-LD in Payson, Arizona

KQFX-LD in Columbia, Missouri

KRID-LD in Boise, Idaho

KSFV-CD in Los Angeles, California

KTLM in Harlingen/Rio Grande City, Texas

KTVP-LD in Phoenix, Arizona

KUMY-LD in Beaumont, Texas

KUVM-LD in Missouri City, Texas

KUWB-LD in Bloomington, Utah

KWBJ-CD in Morgan City, Louisiana

KWBJ-LD in Morgan City, Louisiana

KXLY-TV in Spokane, Washington

KZVU-LD in Chico, California

W22CJ in Jacksonville, North Carolina

W22CV-D in Moorefield, West Virginia

W22CY in Clarksburg, West Virginia

W22DA in Frederick, Maryland

W22DE in Dayton, Ohio

W22DO-D in Utica, New York

W22EN-D in Manteo, North Carolina

W22EW-D in Port Jervis, New York

W22EX-D in Staunton, Virginia

WBLP-LP in Ocean City, Maryland

WCBS-TV in Plainview, New York

WCTD-LP in Ducktown, Tennessee

WDES-CD in Destin, Florida

WDQB-LD in Wilmington, North Carolina

WECY-LD in Corning, New York

WEPT-CD in Newburgh, New York

WEQA-LD in Florence, South Carolina

WFVX-LD in Bangor, Maine

WGPS-LP in Fort Myers, Florida

WIFR-LD in Rockford, Illinois

WIRP-LD in Fayetteville, North Carolina

WIVD-LD in Newcomerstown, Ohio

WJAC-TV in Altoona, Pennsylvania

WJZC-LP in Sevierville, Tennessee

WKNX-LP in Pinconning, Michigan

WKPT-CD in Kingsport, Tennessee

WLEK-LD in Concord, New Hampshire

WLWK-CD in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin

WMDO-CD in Washington, D.C.

WMNS-LD in Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands

WNEP-TV in Waymart, Pennsylvania

WOVA-LD in Parkersburg, West Virginia

WPFN-CD in Panama City, Florida

WRJK-LP in Arlington Heights, Illinois

WSKC-CD in Atlanta, Georgia

WTAE-TV in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

WTNO-LP in New Orleans, Louisiana

WTVU-CD in Syracuse, New York

WVDO-LD in Carolina, Puerto RicoThe following low-power stations, which are no longer licensed, formerly broadcast on analog channel 22:

K22EE in Morro Bay, California

K22EU in Montoya, New Mexico

K22HB in Mammoth Lakes, California

K22HG in St. Charles, Missouri

K22LB-D in Squaw Valley, Oregon

KEAT-LP in Amarillo, Texas

KWHY-LP in Santa Barbara, California

W22BN in Danbury, Connecticut

WQDS-LD in Athens, Georgia

Dish Nation

Dish Nation is a nightly syndicated television program that features celebrity news and humorous commentary on pop culture presented by radio personalities from across the United States. It debuted in July 2011 on Fox Television Stations.The daily half-hour entertainment news program features radio-show teams from around the country offering their perspectives on breaking celebrity and pop culture news.

Averaging 4.1 million weekly viewers this season, Dish Nation is the youngest-skewing magazine show, with 49.8 as its median age. The show ranks No. 2 in adults 18-34 and women 18-34 among magazines with African-American viewers, according to FTS.The weeknight program also has grown in households in key time slots, year over year: WWOR New York (+13%), KTTV Los Angeles (+17%), KSAZ Phoenix (+50%), KCPQ Seattle (+67%), KTBC Austin (+20%), KOKH Oklahoma City (+14%) and WNAC Providence (+43%). Ratings reflect the November 2016 sweep vs. November 2015 sweep.

Dish Nation’s radio teams include Atlanta's Rickey Smiley Morning Show, heard locally on Atlanta's WHTA and syndicated in over 60 markets nationwide, and Heidi & Frank, heard weekdays on KLOS in Los Angeles.

Dish Nation is produced by Fox Television Stations and distributed by Twentieth Television.

James DuBose serves as executive producer.

Dish Nation episodes are uploaded to their YouTube channel usually a day after the air date, as well as clips from the episode.

Erin Hawksworth

Erin Hawksworth is an anchor and reporter. She is a current sports anchor for CNN.

Hawksworth worked for KCPQ, the Fox affiliate in her hometown of Seattle as both a sports and morning news anchor and reporter. She also worked for WFXT, the Fox affiliate in Boston, WFAA in Dallas, Texas and KJCT in Grand Junction, Colorado. Hawksworth got her start as an intern for NBC, covering the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece. Hawksworth was also an intern in the sports department at KPNX in Phoenix, Arizona.On August 20, 2015, Hawksworth joined Sinclair-owned ABC affiliate WJLA-TV in Washington, DC as its new sports anchor.

Fox Television Stations

Fox Television Stations, LLC (FTS; alternately Fox Television Stations Group, LLC), is a group of television stations located within the United States which are owned-and-operated by the Fox Broadcasting Company, a subsidiary of the Fox Corporation.

FTS produced the first 25 seasons of Fox's program COPS (through Fox Television Stations Productions), until it moved to Spike (now Paramount Network) in the 2013-14 season. It also oversees the MyNetworkTV service and has a half-interest in the Movies! digital subchannel network, which is shared with Weigel Broadcasting.

KBCB

KBCB, virtual channel 24 (UHF digital channel 19), is a television station licensed to Bellingham, Washington, United States. The station is owned by Venture Technologies Group. KBCB's studios are located on Meridian Street in Bellingham, and its transmitter is located near Mount Constitution on Orcas Island. The station carries the Sonlife Broadcasting Network, Evine Live, Jewelry Television and QVC on its four digital subchannels.

KOMO-TV

KOMO-TV, virtual channel 4 (UHF digital channel 38), is an ABC-affiliated television station licensed to Seattle, Washington, United States, and also serving Tacoma. The station is owned by the Sinclair Broadcast Group, as part of a duopoly with Bellevue-licensed Univision affiliate KUNS-TV (channel 51). The two stations share studios and offices with sister radio stations KOMO (1000 AM and 97.7 FM), KVI (570 AM), and KPLZ-FM (101.5 MHz) within KOMO Plaza (formerly Fisher Plaza) in the Lower Queen Anne section of Seattle, directly across the street from the Space Needle. KOMO-TV's transmitter is located on the Queen Anne neighborhood of Seattle.

KOMO-TV is available to most cable subscribers in the Vancouver/Victoria, British Columbia area as the ABC affiliate and is one of five Seattle television stations seen in Canada on the Bell TV and Shaw Direct satellite services.

From the station's inception until August 2013, KOMO-TV was the flagship station of Seattle-based Fisher Communications.

KONG (TV)

KONG, virtual channel 16 (UHF digital channel 31), is an independent television station serving Seattle and Tacoma, Washington, United States that is licensed to Everett. The station is owned by Tegna Inc., as part of a duopoly with Seattle-licensed NBC affiliate KING-TV (channel 5). The two stations share studios at the Home Plate Center in the SoDo district of Seattle; KONG's transmitter is located in the Queen Anne neighborhood of Seattle.

The station is usually carried on most cable television providers in Western Washington on cable channel 6, next to KING-TV's position on channel 5. KONG's high definition feed is carried by Comcast Xfinity and Wave Broadband on digital channel 106.

KUNS-TV

KUNS-TV, virtual channel 51 (UHF digital channel 50), is a Univision-affiliated television station serving Seattle and Tacoma, Washington, United States that is licensed to Bellevue. The station is owned by the Sinclair Broadcast Group, as part of a duopoly with Seattle-licensed ABC affiliate KOMO-TV (channel 4). The two stations share studios and offices with sister radio stations KOMO (1000 AM and 97.7 FM), KVI (570 AM), and KPLZ-FM (101.5 MHz) within KOMO Plaza (formerly Fisher Plaza) in the Lower Queen Anne section of Seattle, directly across the street from the Space Needle. KUNS-TV's transmitter is located on the Queen Anne neighborhood of Seattle.

KUNS-TV is also one of only two television stations with the Univision network affiliation (alongside network owned-and-operated WQHS-DT in Cleveland, Ohio) in or near Canadian bordering markets.

KZJO

KZJO, virtual channel 22 (UHF digital channel 25), is a MyNetworkTV-affiliated television station licensed to Seattle, Washington, United States and also serving Tacoma. The station is owned by the Tribune Broadcasting subsidiary of the Tribune Media Company, as part of a duopoly with Tacoma-licensed Fox affiliate KCPQ (channel 13). The two stations share studios on Westlake Avenue in Seattle's Westlake neighborhood; KZJO's transmitter is located near the Capitol Hill section of Seattle.

The station operates two UHF translators, and KZJO rebroadcasts KCPQ's programming on its second digital subchannel in widescreen standard definition to provide that station to areas in the eastern portion of the Seattle market that receive weak signal coverage from KCPQ's Bremerton transmitter.

List of television stations in Washington (state)

This is a list of broadcast television stations serving cities in the U.S. state of Washington.

Lou Stewart

Lou O. Stewart (January 1, 1915 – March 26, 2002) was a prominent labor leader in Washington. Stewart grew up in logging camps and attended 23 different grade schools. Following service in the Army Air Corps during World War II, he received his diploma from Weatherwax High School in Aberdeen, Washington. A journeyman carpenter before and after the war, Stewart entered the University of Washington on the GI Bill in 1950, earning a degree in Industrial Sociology. While attending graduate school, he went to work for Seattle city government, helping to develop the first civil service system in Washington State. In 1960, he helped the territorial government of Guam develop its civil service system.

Stewart joined the staff of the Washington State Labor Council in 1967, and worked there until his retirement in 1982. During that time, Stewart was the Labor Council's chief state lobbyist in Olympia. A lifelong Democrat, he was a delegate to the 1972 national convention. Throughout his career and following retirement, he served on a number of boards and commissions, including the national Public Broadcasting Commission, KCPQ Channel 13, Group Health Cooperative, and the state's Centennial and Marine Employees Commissions.

Upon Stewart's death in 2002, then-State Labor Council President Rick Bender said, "There was no major issue facing the State Legislature in the '70s and '80s that didn't have Lou Stewart's involvement, and he was known on both sides of the aisle for absolute honesty and integrity."

Ron Corning

Ron Corning (born June 23, 1971) is an American television host most recently at the ABC affiliate WFAA in Dallas, Texas. He co-anchored the station's morning newscast, Daybreak, and was solo anchor of Midday, the station's one-hour noon newscast.Corning was raised in Calais, Maine, and graduated from Wheaton College in Massachusetts. He began his broadcasting career as a general assignment reporter for WDTV, the CBS affiliate in Bridgeport, West Virginia, and then as weekend anchor and reporter at one of WDTV's rivals, WBOY, the NBC affiliate in Clarksburg, West Virginia. He next spent some time performing the same duties at WTOV in Steubenville, Ohio, before moving on to his first major market job at KTVI, the Fox station in St. Louis, Missouri. From there he went on to the Fox affiliate in Seattle, Washington, KCPQ.

Corning made his jump to the national stage as host and news anchor of The Daily Buzz, an American breakfast television show syndicated to affiliates of UPN and The WB (now joined as The CW) across the U.S.

From 2004 to August 2006, Corning co-anchored World News Now and ABC World News This Morning. In 2006 while at ABC News People Magazine' named Corning one of the 'Most Beautiful People'.

That same year MSN named him one of 'The Best Anchors'.

Corning joined Jodi Applegate as co-anchor of Good Day New York at the flagship FOX owned affiliate WNYW on August 28, 2006. His contract was not renewed while on vacation in April 2008 to make room for Fox News Channel correspondent Greg Kelly, son of NY Police Commissioner Ray Kelly.

On September 17, 2008, Applegate was also released from the station. The two were reunited in November 2009 at Cablevision's News 12 Long Island as evening anchor team. Applegate left News 12 in October 2010.

In April 2011 Corning replaced Chris Flanagan as co-host of WFAA's Daybreak.

Tim Joyce

Tim Joyce is an American meteorologist and newscaster on Seattle, Washington's Q13 (KCPQ)TV station, an affiliate of the Fox television network, and also presents weather and traffic for the Portland, Oregon-based station KRCW (NW32) on the "Portland's Morning News" program, which is part of the nationally-broadcast "Eye Opener" morning program. Previously, he worked at several other television stations, including nine years in the Eugene, Oregon, area and almost seven at the CBS affiliate KOIN, in Portland. Tim Joyce is one of the few openly gay television personalities on-air in the Pacific Northwest.

WPWR-TV

WPWR-TV, virtual channel 50 (UHF digital channel 31), is a primary CW-affiliated and secondary MyNetworkTV owned-and-operated television station serving Chicago, Illinois, United States that is licensed to Gary, Indiana. It is one of two commercial television stations in Chicago that are licensed on the Indiana side of the market (the other being independent station WJYS, channel 62, in Hammond). WPWR is owned by the Fox Television Stations subsidiary of Fox Corporation, as part of a duopoly with Fox owned-and-operated station WFLD (channel 32). The two stations share studios at Michigan Plaza on North Michigan Avenue in the Chicago Loop, and transmitter facilities atop the Willis Tower on South Wacker Drive in the Loop business district. On cable, WPWR is available on Comcast Xfinity on channel 8 (SD)/184 (HD), AT&T U-verse on channel 8 SD/1008 HD, and WOW! on channel 8 SD/204 HD.

WPWR-TV sold its spectrum space in the Federal Communications Commission (FCC)'s incentive auction, and began channel-sharing with WFLD on June 11, 2018. Due to its secondary status as an O&O of MyNetworkTV, WPWR is the only Fox-owned station carrying The CW.

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