KDEN-TV, virtual channel 25 (UHF digital channel 29), is a Telemundo owned-and-operated television station serving Denver, Colorado, United States that is licensed to Longmont. The station is owned by the NBC Owned Television Stations subsidiary of NBCUniversal (itself a subsidiary of Comcast). KDEN's studios are located at the Comcast Media Center on East Dry Creek Road in Centennial, and its transmitter is located in rural southwestern Weld County[1] (east of Frederick).

Longmont/Denver, Colorado
United States
CityLongmont, Colorado
BrandingTelemundo Denver (general)
Noticiero Telemundo Denver (newscasts)
ChannelsDigital: 29 (UHF)
Virtual: 25 (PSIP)
TranslatorsKMAS-LD 33 (UHF) Denver
(NBC Telemundo License LLC)
First air dateMarch 31, 1997
Call letters' meaningDENver (also ICAO code for Denver International Airport)
Former channel number(s)
  • Analog:
  • 25 (UHF, 1997–2009)
Former affiliations
  • Independent (1997–2006)
  • KMAS-LP Channel 24 SIN (1962–1984)
  • NetSpan (1984–1987)
  • Telemundo (1987–2006) as KMAS-LP
Transmitter power800 kW
Height379.1 m (1,244 ft)
Facility ID38375
Transmitter coordinates40°5′59″N 104°54′4″W / 40.09972°N 104.90111°WCoordinates: 40°5′59″N 104°54′4″W / 40.09972°N 104.90111°W
Licensing authorityFCC
Public license informationProfile


The station first signed on the air on March 31, 1997. Founded by locally owned Longmont Broadcasting, KDEN originally operated as an independent station. On January 19, 2006, Longmont Broadcasting sold KDEN to NBC Universal, making the second television station in the Denver market to have been an owned-and-operated station under NBC ownership—after KCNC-TV (channel 4, now a CBS owned-and-operated station), which was owned by the network from 1986 to 1995, the company's 17th Spanish-language television station and the third network O&O in the market overall (alongside KCNC and KDVR (channel 31), which Fox would eventually sell in 2008).[2][3]

Channel 25 became the market's Telemundo owned-and-operated on March 6,[4] Before moving to KDEN, Telemundo programming was seen in Denver on low-power stations KMAS-LP (channel 63) and KSBS-LP (channel 47),[2] which both served as repeaters of KMAS-TV (channel 24) in Steamboat Springs; after NBC Universal purchased KDEN, it donated the KMAS-TV license and transmitter facility to Rocky Mountain PBS, which changed its call letters to KRMZ, while KSBS-LP was sold to Denver Digital Television (NBC retained KMAS-LP, which moved to channel 33 in 2008, was converted to digital station KMAS-LD in 2012, and remains a repeater of KDEN-TV).

Digital television

Digital channels

The station's digital signal is multiplexed:

Channel Video Aspect PSIP Short Name Programming[5]
25.1 1080i 16:9 KDEN-DT Main KDEN-TV programming / Telemundo
25.2 480i 4:3 KDEN-D2 TeleXitos
25.3 S O I Cozi TV

Analog-to-digital conversion

KDEN-TV shut down its analog signal, over VHF channel 25, on June 12, 2009, the official date in which full-power television stations in the United States transitioned from analog to digital broadcasts under federal mandate. The station's digital signal remained on its pre-transition UHF channel 29.[6] Through the use of PSIP, digital television receivers display the station's virtual channel as its former UHF analog channel 25.


KDEN-TV presently broadcasts five hours of locally produced newscasts each week (with one hour each weekday); the station does not broadcast local newscasts on Saturdays or Sundays. Upon affiliating with Telemundo, KDEN aired locally produced news cut-ins during the national evening newscasts Noticiero Telemundo and Noticiero Telemundo Internacional; the inserts were discontinued late that year as a result of budget cutbacks imposed by NBC Universal.[7]

On July 29, 2011, KDEN announced a news share agreement with NBC affiliate KUSA-TV (channel 9) to produce Spanish-language newscasts for the station.[8][9][10] The half-hour newscasts, airing at 5:30 and 10:00 p.m. weeknights and branded as Noticiero Telemundo Denver/9NEWS En Espanol, debuted on October 3, 2011 and utilize a separate on-air staff that is exclusive to the KDEN broadcasts; the programs are produced out of a secondary set at KUSA's studio facility on East Speer Boulevard, and have been broadcast in high-definition from their launch.[11]

On October 20, 2014, KDEN added a 4:30 newscast and moved its 5:30 show to 5:00 p.m. In July 2015, the station began producing its own newscasts from the Comcast Media Center in Centennial, retaining a content partnership with KUSA. As a result, the KDEN news staff grew from four people prior to the move to 18 in 2016.[12]


  1. ^ http://wireless2.fcc.gov/UlsApp/AsrSearch/asrRegistration.jsp?regKey=2653311
  2. ^ a b "NBC buys Longmont TV station". Denver Business Journal. January 18, 2011. Retrieved July 30, 2011.
  3. ^ "NBC's buying KDEN Denver for Telemundo". TVNewsCheck. January 19, 2006. Retrieved August 11, 2014.
  4. ^ "KDEN begins Telemundo service in Denver". Broadcast Engineering. March 16, 2006. Retrieved July 30, 2011.
  5. ^ RabbitEars TV Query for KDEN
  6. ^ "DTV Tentative Channel Designations for the First and the Second Rounds" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-08-29. Retrieved 2012-03-24.
  7. ^ "Habrán menos noticieros de Telemundo". El Diario de Hoy (in Spanish). October 30, 2006. Retrieved July 30, 2011.
  8. ^ "KUSA, Telemundo's KDEN partner for Spanish-language newscasts". Denver Business Journal. July 29, 2011. Retrieved August 10, 2014.
  9. ^ Ostrow, Joanne (July 29, 2011). "9News partners with Telemundo for twice daily newscasts in Spanish". The Denver Post. Retrieved August 11, 2014.
  10. ^ "Telemundo Boosts Local News, Public Affairs". TVNewsCheck. August 8, 2011. Retrieved August 20, 2014.
  11. ^ "KUSA, KDEN partner for Spanish-language newscasts". Denver Business Journal. July 29, 2011. Retrieved July 30, 2011.
  12. ^ Ostrow, Joanne (March 31, 2016). "Telemundo sneaks up on Spanish-language TV rival Univision in Denver". Denver Post. Retrieved July 12, 2019.

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The following television stations operate on virtual channel 25 in the United States:

K16IR-D in Sayre, Oklahoma

K17MK-D in Elk City, Oklahoma

K18JL-D in Phoenix, Arizona

K23NH-D in Seiling, Oklahoma

K25FP-D in Ellensburg, Washington

K25FW-D in Corsicana, Texas

K25GA-D in Redmond/Prineville, Oregon

K25HD-D in Bullhead City, Arizona

K25II-D in Redwood Falls, Minnesota

K25KZ-D in Kalispell, Montana

K25LG-D in Tyler, Texas

K25LM-D in Great Falls, Montana

K25MM-D in Omaha, Nebraska

K25NG-D in St. Louis, Missouri

K26KJ-D in El Paso, Texas

K28KI-D in Roseburg, Oregon

K33NV-D in Strong City, Oklahoma

K44IW-D in Hollis, Oklahoma

KAVU-TV in Victoria, Texas

KCKS-LD in Kansas City, Kansas

KCTL-LD in Livingston, Texas

KDEN-TV in Longmont, Colorado

KFLL-LD in Boise, Idaho

KGCT-CD in Nowata, Oklahoma

KHDE-LD in Laramie, Wyoming

KJNK-LD in Minneapolis, Minnesota

KLFA-LD in Santa Maria, California

KLPA-TV in Alexandria, Louisiana

KMDE in Devils Lake, North Dakota

KMJC-LD in Louisburg, Kansas

KNDU in Richland, Washington

KNET-CD in Los Angeles, California

KNLJ in Jefferson City, Missouri

KOKH-TV in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

KPXH-LD in Fort Collins, Colorado

KQET in Watsonville, California

KQMK-LD in Lincoln, Nebraska

KSVN-CD in Ogden, Utah

KTEL-TV in Carlsbad, New Mexico

KUTU-CD in Tulsa, Oklahoma

KVTN-DT in Pine Bluff, Arkansas

KXCO-LD in Refugio, Texas

KXXV in Waco, Texas

KYCW-LD in Branson, Missouri

W25DW-D in Arbury Hills, Illinois

W25DY-D in Monticello, New York

W26DK-D in San Juan, Puerto Rico

W28DD-D in Louisa, Kentucky

W38ET-D in Eastlake, Ohio

WACS-TV in Dawson, Georgia

WBQC-LD in Cincinnati, Ohio

WBUD-LP in Blairsville, Georgia

WCWW-LD in South Bend, Indiana

WDMC-LD in Charlotte, North Carolina

WDVM-TV in Hagerstown, Maryland

WEEK-TV in Peoria, Illinois

WEHT in Evansville, Indiana

WEYI-TV in Saginaw, Michigan

WFXT in Boston, Massachusetts

WHIQ in Huntsville, Alabama

WJGV-CD in Palatka, Florida

WJMY-CD in Demopolis, Alabama

WJXX in Orange Park, Florida

WKAS in Ashland, Kentucky

WKUT-LD in Bowling Green, Kentucky

WLAX in La Crosse, Wisconsin

WNYE-TV in New York, New York

WOGC-CD in Holland, Michigan

WOLO-TV in Columbia, South Carolina

WPBF in Tequesta, Florida

WPHY-CD in Trenton, New Jersey

WROB-LD in Topeka, Kansas

WQIX-LD in Vidalia, Georgia

WUNK-TV in Greenville, North Carolina

WURH-CD in Miami, Florida

WUSP-LD in Ponce, Puerto Rico

WVAD-LD in Chesapeake, Virginia

WVIZ in Cleveland, Ohio

WVTT-CD in Olean, New York

WXXV-TV in Gulfport, Mississippi

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K24II-D in Kanab, Utah

K29AA-D in Kalispell/Whitefish, Montana

K29AZ-D in Newport, Oregon

K29BH-D in Wellington, Texas

K29BM-D in Montpelier, Idaho

K29BN-D in Silver Springs, etc., Nevada

K29BR-D in Canadian, Texas

K29CK-D in Carbondale, Colorado

K29EB-D in Grand Rapids, Minnesota

K29ED-D in Everett, Washington

K29EG-D in Milton, etc., Oregon

K29EL-D in La Grande, Oregon

K29EM-D in Manti & Ephraim, Utah

K29ES-D in Carson City, Nevada

K29EV-D in Valmy, Nevada

K29EY-D in Preston, Idaho

K29FA-D in Beryl/Modena, etc., Utah

K29FD-D in Lake Havasu City, Arizona

K29FM-D in Artesia, New Mexico

K29FR-D in Quanah, Texas

K29FS-D in Wolf Point, Montana

K29FY-D in Henefer/Echo, Utah

K29GI-D in Holyoke, Colorado

K29GJ-D in Tropic & Cannonville, Utah

K29GO-D in Cortez, etc., Colorado

K29GV-D in Hagerman, Idaho

K29HB-D in Clovis, New Mexico

K29HD-D in Idalia, Colorado

K29HG-D in Jackson, Wyoming

K29HK-D in Emery, Utah

K29HL-D in Hanalei, etc., Hawaii

K29HM-D in Lake George, Colorado

K29HN-D in Escalante, Utah

K29HR-D in Farmington, New Mexico

K29HS-D in Scipio/Holden, Utah

K29HV-D in La Barge, etc., Wyoming

K29HW-D in Austin, Texas

K29HX-D in Wanship, Utah

K29HY-D in Strong City, Oklahoma

K29HZ-D in Woodward, etc., Oklahoma

K29IA-D in Centralia, etc., Washington

K29IB-D in Grays River, etc., Washington

K29ID-D in Weeksville, Montana

K29IE-D in St. James, Minnesota

K29IF-D in Frost, Minnesota

K29IG-D in Sunlight Basin, Wyoming

K29IH-D in Meeteetse, etc., Wyoming

K29II-D in Park City, Utah

K29IM-D in Samak, Utah

K29IN-D in Coalville and adjacent area, Utah

K29IP-D in Corpus Christi, Texas

K29IS-D in Round Mountain, Nevada

K29IT-D in Gateview, Colorado

K29IU-D in Parlin, Colorado

K29IV-D in Fremont, Utah

K29IW-D in Clear Creek, Utah

K29IX-D in Caineville, Utah

K29IY-D in Ferron, Utah

K29IZ-D in Huntington, Utah

K29JA-D in Alton, Utah

K29JB-D in Moses Lake, Washington

K29JD-D in Redding, California

K29JF-D in Rolla, Missouri

K29JL-D in Las Animas, Colorado

K29JN-D in Gold Beach, Oregon

K29JO-D in Douglas, Wyoming

K29JP-D in East Price, Utah

K29JQ-D in Fishlake Resort, Utah

K29JW-D in Granite Falls, Minnesota

K29KD-D in Delta, Utah

K29KE-D in Big Falls, Minnesota

K29KH-D in Kasilof, Alaska

K29KJ-D in Orovada, Nevada

K29KR-D in Camas Valley, Oregon

K29KT-D in Thoreau, New Mexico

K29LB-D in Vernal, etc., Utah

K29LC-D in Truth Or Consequences, New Mexico

K29LG-D in Soda Springs, Idaho

K29LJ-D in Altus, Oklahoma

K29LL-D in Phoenix/Talent, Oregon

K29LN-D in Santa Rosa, New Mexico

K29LV-D in Jackson, Minnesota

K29MK-D in Deming, New Mexico

K29NM-D in Spokane, Washington

K29NO-D in The Dalles, Oregon

K38LU-D in Billings, Montana

K40AD-D in Cottonwood, etc., Arizona

K41HC in Springfield, Missouri

K41IW-D in Polson, Montana

K42JA-D in Hot Springs, Montana

K46HL-D in Susanville, etc., California

K48GG-D in Hawthorne, Nevada

K48GQ-D in Redwood Falls, Minnesota

K49DM-D in Coos Bay, Oregon

K49IC-D in Salmon, Idaho

K51FK-D in Rockaway Beach, Oregon

KBFX-CD in Bakersfield, California

KBJE-LD in Tyler, Texas

KBWF-LD in Sioux City, Iowa

KCYU-LD in Yakima, Washington

KDEN-TV in Longmont, Colorado

KDKF in Klamath Falls, Oregon

KDOS-LD in Globe, Arizona

KECA-LD in Eureka, California

KEPB-TV in Eugene, Oregon

KFTR-DT in Ontario, California

KFXL-LD in Lufkin, Texas

KGAN in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

KGRQ-LD in Gila River Indian Community, Arizona

KHDS-LD in Salina, Kansas

KITU-TV in Beaumont, Texas

KMBC-TV in Kansas City, Missouri

KMSG-LD in Fresno, California

KNKC-LD in Lubbock, Texas

KPIX-TV in San Francisco, California

KPLO-TV in Pierre, South Dakota

KPSE-LD in Palm Springs, California

KQMM-CD in Santa Maria, California

KRBC-TV in Abilene, Texas

KSAS-LP in Dodge City, Kansas

KSTF in Scottsbluff, Nebraska

KTAZ in Phoenix, Arizona

KTUZ-TV in Shawnee, Oklahoma

KTXA in Fort Worth, Texas

KTZT-CD in Tulsa, Oklahoma

KUHM-TV in Helena, Montana

KUPT in Hobbs, New Mexico

KUPX-TV in Provo, Utah

KVCW in Las Vegas, Nevada

KWBQ in Santa Fe, New Mexico

KWNB-LD in McCook, Nebraska

KWOG in Springdale, Arkansas

W29CI-D in Salem, Illinois

W29DE-D in Hayesville, North Carolina

W29DH-D in Moorefield, West Virginia

W29DM-D in Lewisburg, Tennessee

W29DN-D in Athens, Georgia

W29DP-D in Welch, West Virginia

W29DT-D in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

W29EE-D in San Lorenzo, Puerto Rico

W29EG-D in Zanesville, Ohio

W29EZ-D in Elmira, New York

W40CV-D in Jacksonville, Illinois

W46ED-D in Willsboro, New York

W47DH-D in Clarks Summit, etc., Pennsylvania

W48DB-D in Coloma, Wisconsin

WANN-CD in Atlanta, Georgia

WAUR-LD in Ottawa, Illinois

WAZS-LD in North Charleston, South Carolina

WBIH in Selma, Alabama

WCHS-TV in Charleston, West Virginia

WCYB-TV in Bristol, Virginia

WDTB-LD in Hamburg, New York

WECP-LD in Panama City, Florida

WEDS-LD in Fort Walton, Florida

WEHG-LD in Wausau, Wisconsin

WEYS-LD in Miami, Florida

WFTC in Minneapolis, Minnesota

WFTS-TV in Tampa, Florida

WGTE-TV in Toledo, Ohio

WGTU in Traverse City, Michigan

WIVN-LD in Newcomerstown, Ohio

WJAC-TV in Bedford, Pennsylvania

WKNO in Memphis, Tennessee

WKTV in Utica, New York

WMAQ-TV in Chicago, Illinois

WMJN-LP in Somerville, Alabama

WMPB in Baltimore, Maryland

WMVJ-CD in Melbourne, Florida

WOMS-CD in Muskegon, Michigan

WORA-TV in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico

WQMY in Williamsport, Pennsylvania

WTCI in Chattanooga, Tennessee

WTTK in Kokomo, Indiana

WUHQ-LD in Grand Rapids, Michigan

WUNJ-TV in Wilmington, North Carolina

WUTF-TV in Worcester, Massachusetts

WUVP-DT in Vineland, New Jersey

WVBT in Virginia Beach, Virginia

WVUE-DT in New Orleans, Louisiana

WXIX-TV in Newport, Kentucky

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WAOH-CD in Akron, Ohio

WBOA-CD in Kittanning, Pennsylvania

WNYJ-TV in West Milford, New Jersey

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