Light TV

Light TV is an American digital broadcast television network owned by MGM Television that launched on December 22, 2016. The network features family-friendly and faith-based entertainment programming. Light TV is headed by the husband-and-wife team of Mark Burnett and Roma Downey; Burnett is the CEO of MGM TV, while Downey is best known as an actress and star of Touched by an Angel. Both Burnett and Downey consider themselves deeply religious, and have teamed in the past on producing several religious- or family-oriented projects (most notably the 2013 History miniseries The Bible) through the MGM subsidiary Downey leads, Lightworkers Media.[1][2]

Light TV
TypeDigital broadcast television network
AvailabilityNationwide (available on OTA digital television and LPTV)
SloganThere is something good on
HeadquartersBeverly Hills, California
OwnerMGM Television
Mark Burnett
Roma Downey
Hearst Communications
Launch date
December 22, 2016
Picture format
480i (SDTV)
AffiliatesList of affiliates
Official website


The then-new over-the-top (OTT) faith-based channel was under development as early as September 2014 when MGM purchased 55% of One Three Media and LightWorkers Media, owned by Hearst Entertainment, Mark Burnett and Roma Downey, and consolidated them into United Artists Media Group.[3] With MGM purchasing Hearst and Burnett and Downey's shares in UAMG, the channel was still a planned streaming service. However, Hearst and Burnett and Downey retained their stakes in the channel.[4]

MGM announced the formation of Light TV on November 16, 2016, with a launch planned for December on thirteen Fox TV stations.[5] However, Light TV launched on December 22, 2016[6] on only two stations.[7]


Light TV features several series and movies meant to fit the network's family-oriented approach, including content from the MGM film and TV library or acquired through outside sources.[1][2] Infomercials were added to the Light TV lineup in 2019, occupying all of the overnight hours and into the early morning.

Current programming

Below is a current list of programming broadcast on Light TV:[8]

Children's programming

Former programming

Former children's programming


Light TV initially launched on subchannels of fourteen Fox and MyNetworkTV stations owned by Fox Television Stations, with most of the initial affiliates being owned-and-operated stations of the Fox Broadcasting Company.[9] MGM will offer the network to stations outside the initial markets.[10]

City Station[11] Physical
Owner (management company) Date of affiliation Notes


Greensboro WDVZ-CD 3 3.2 University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa/Birmingham WVUA 6 23.2 June 1, 2017


Phoenix KSAZ-TV 10 10.4 Fox Television Stations July 20, 2017


Harrison K26GS-D 26 26.4 Reynolds Media, Inc. 2017
Little Rock KTVV-LD 18 18.2 Larry Morton


Los Angeles KTTV 13.8[12] 11.3 Fox Television Stations December 22, 2016 Digital signal shared with sister station KCOP-TV 13[12]
San Francisco KICU-TV 36 36.5 October 19, 2017
Fresno KAIL 7 7.2 Aperio Communications
Sacramento KCSO-LD 3 33.4 NBCUniversal 2018
Santa Barbara KZDF-LD 8.3 December 2017


Colorado Springs KWHS-LD 51.1[13] 51.1 Christian Television Network KWHS-TV No longer carries Light TV[13]
Sterling KCDO-TV 3 23.6, 34.6[14] 10.1 Newsweb Corporation 2017 KCDO-TV 3's display channel for Light TV is 10.1[14]


Miami WSVN 7.4[15] 7.2 Sunbeam Television July 14, 2017[16]
Orlando WOFL 22.4[17] 35.2 Fox Television Stations
Tampa Bay WTOG 44.3[18] 44.3 CBS Corporation


Atlanta WAGA-TV 27 5.4 Fox Television Stations 2017


Honolulu KWHE-TV 31 14.2 Family Broadcasting Corporation 2017


Boise KRID-LD 22 22.7 Karlo Maalouf[19] July 2017
Idaho Falls KVUI 31 31.3 Ventura Broadcasting
Twins Falls KXTF 34 35.3 Tri-State Christian Television


Chicago WFLD 31.6[20] 32.4 Fox Television Stations June 11, 2018 Relocated from WPWR-TV 50.3
Marion WTCT 17.5[21] 27.3 Tri-State Christian Television
Peoria WAOE 39.3[22] 59.3 Venture Technologies Group 2017


Angola WINM 12 12.3 Tri-State Christian Television September 2017
Fort Wayne WEIJ-LD 38.5[23] 38.3
Indianapolis WHMB-TV 20.4[24] 40.2 Family Broadcasting Corporation June 2017
South Bend WHME-TV 48.7[25] 46.5 October 9, 2017


Des Moines KDMI 19.3[26] 19.3 Tri-State Christian Television
Iowa City KWKB 25 20.2 KM Communications Inc. 2017


Wichita KGPT-CD 24 26.7 Great Plains Television


Lexington WLJC-TV 7 65.2 Hour of Harvest
Louisville WBNA 8 21.3 Word Broadcasting Network March 2017[27]


Baton Rouge KPBN 14.4 Pelican Broadcasting Network January 1, 2018


Detroit WHNE-LD 20.1[28] 14.1 Tait Broadcasting, LLC[28] Since late August 2017
Traverse City-Cadillac WMNN-LD 14.6[29] 26.6 Freelancer Television Broadcasting, Inc.[29] Since August 2017
Flint/Saginaw/Bay City WAQP 48.5[30] 49.3 Tri-State Christian Television Since September 2017
Grand Rapids/Kalamazoo WTLJ 24 54.3 2018


Minneapolis KMSP-TV 9 9.5 Fox Television Stations July 26, 2017


Kansas City KSMO-TV 47.4[31] 62.2 Meredith Corporation May 6, 2018
Springfield, Missouri KRFT-LD 21 8.2 Craft Broadcasting November 9, 2017[32]


Las Vegas KGNG-LD 26 47.5 King Kong Broadcasting, Inc.[33] October 23, 2017 Century Link Cable Channel 22
Reno KTVN 11 2.2 Sarkes Tarzian, Inc. 2018

New Mexico

Albuquerque KTVS-LD 36.1[34] 36.1 Alpha Omega Broadcasting[34] October 2017[35] (physical and virtual) channel 36.3 is a simulcast of 36.1[34]

New York

Albany WNYA 13.4[36] 51.2 Hubbard Broadcasting November 1, 2017 Replaced Antenna TV
Jamestown WNYB 26.5[37] 26.3 Tri-State Christian Television ?
New York City WNYW 44.6[38] 5.4 Fox Television Stations December 22, 2016
Rochester DWNIB-LD 42.3[39] 42.3 Tri-State Christian Television

North Carolina

Charlotte WJZY 47.10[40] 46.8 Fox Television Stations 2017


Cincinnati WBQC-LD ("WKRP-TV") 47.7[41] 25.5 Elliot Block 2018
Mansfield WMFD-TV 12 68.3 Mid-State Television, Inc. 2017
Marion WOCB-CD 39.5[42] 39.5 Central Ohio Assoc. of Chr. Broadcasters


Tulsa KWHB 47.4[43] 47.2 Family Broadcasting Corporation July 2017 Replaced Cozi TV


Philadelphia WTXF-TV 42.5 to 38.5[44] 29.3 Fox Television Stations 2017
Pittsburgh WPCW 11.4, 27.4[45] 19.4 CBS Corporation July 2018

South Carolina

Greenville WGGS-TV 16.6[46] 16.4 Carolina Christian Broadcasting 2017


Chattanooga WRCB 13 3.2 Sarkes Tarzian, Inc. 2018
Nashville WJFB 44.3[47] 44.3 Tri-State Christian Television November 20, 2017


Austin KGBS 19 19.5 CNZ Communications October 9, 2017 Operated by HC2 Holdings
Bryan/College Station KAGS-LD 32.6 19
Dallas KDFI 36.7[48] 27.5 Fox Television Stations July 14, 2017
Houston KRIV 26 26.2
San Antonio KGMM-CD 24.4[49] 24.2 CNZ Communications


Ogden KULX-CD 14 10.5 NBCUniversal
Salt Lake City KTMW 20 20.5


Grundy WLFG 49.4[50] 68.2 Living Faith Ministries, Inc. February 3, 2018


Milwaukee WIWN 68.2 CNZ Communications September 1, 2017

Former affiliates

Market Station Channel Current owner Years of affiliation Style
Oklahoma City
KBZC-LD 42.2 HC2 Holdings 2017-2018 Replaced by CBN News Channel


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