WKYT-TV

WKYT-TV is a dual CBS/CW-affiliated television station licensed to Lexington, Kentucky, United States, serving the east-central part of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. It broadcasts a high definition digital signal on UHF channel 36 (or virtual channel 27 via PSIP) from a transmitter east of the intersection of I-75 and U.S. 60 in Lexington. Owned by Gray Television, WKYT maintains studios on Winchester Road (near U.S. 60), within a mile from the studios of competing ABC affiliate WTVQ-DT (channel 36).

The station is also received on cable and satellite throughout much of eastern, southern and northern Kentucky.[1][2] In addition, the station's newscasts (with the exception of the weekday 5–6 a.m. and 10 a.m., and weekend morning programs) are carried on Charter Spectrum digital channel 422 in portions of Northern Kentucky located near the Cincinnati metropolitan area (although some newscasts, especially on weekend evenings, may be delayed or preempted due to sporting events carried by CBS, which air on WKRC-TV in that area).

WKYT-TV
WKYT 2012 Logo
Lexington, Kentucky
United States
BrandingWKYT (general)
WKYT News (newscasts)
The CW Lexington (on DT2)
SloganWKYT Stands For Kentucky
ChannelsDigital: 36 (UHF)
(to move to 21 (UHF))
Virtual: 27 (PSIP)
Affiliations27.1 CBS (1957–1958, 1968–present)
27.2 The CW
27.3 Live radar
OwnerGray Television
(Gray Television Licensee, LLC)
First air dateSeptember 30, 1957
Call letters' meaningKentuckY Television
Sister station(s)WYMT-TV, WAVE, WBKO, WXIX-TV, WSAZ-TV, WFIE, KFVS-TV, WQTV-LP/WQWQ-LP
Former callsignsWKXP-TV (1957–1958)
Former channel number(s)Analog:
27 (UHF, 1957–2009)
Digital:
13 (VHF, 2002–2010)
Former affiliationsABC (1957–1968, secondary until 1958)
UPN (DT2, 2004–2006)
Transmitter power1000 kW
Height298.6 m (980 ft)
296.2 m (972 ft) (CP)
Facility ID24914
Transmitter coordinates38°2′23″N 84°24′10″W / 38.03972°N 84.40278°W
Licensing authorityFCC
Public license informationProfile
CDBS
Websitewww.wkyt.com

History

Wkyt27Newsfirst
Former WKYT logo, used from 2001 to 2012.

WKYT signed on September 30, 1957 as WKXP-TV, owned by Community Broadcast Partners, a local group headed by Frederic Gregg, Charles Wright and Harry Feingold. It was a primary CBS affiliate, sharing ABC with WLEX-TV.

After only one year, Community Broadcast Partners merged with what eventually became Taft Broadcasting. The new owners changed the calls to the current WKYT-TV. Taft also switched the station's primary affiliation to ABC, relegating CBS to secondary status. This was a very unusual arrangement for a two-station market, especially one as small as Lexington. In most two-station markets, ABC, as the smallest and weakest network, was relegated to secondary clearances on one or both of the existing stations. However, ABC president Leonard Goldenson had been friends with the Taft family for many years, and it is likely that the Tafts wanted to get their new purchase in line with most of their other stations (including company flagship WKRC-TV in Cincinnati).

Kentucky Central Insurance Company bought the station in 1967. When WBLG-TV (channel 62, now WTVQ-DT, channel 36) signed on in 1968, WKYT opted to return to CBS full-time. In 1985, Kentucky Central bought WKYH-TV in Hazard, changed its calls to WYMT-TV and made it a semi-satellite of WKYT. While WYMT has its own studios in Hazard and airs its own newscasts, some internal operations are shared with WKYT. WKYT was the first, and currently only, Lexington station with any presence at all in the eastern portion of the market.

In 1993, after a protracted fraud investigation forced Kentucky Central into bankruptcy, WKYT and WYMT were acquired by Gray Television. At this stage, WKYT was known on air as 'KYT' instead of WKYT.

WKYT-DT2

WKYTCW
CWKYT logo September 2006-January 2013.

WKYT-DT2, branded as The CW Lexington, is the CW-affiliated second digital subchannel of WKYT-TV, broadcasting in 720p high definition on UHF channel 36.2 (or virtual channel 27.2 via PSIP). The subchannel is available on DirecTV channel 14, Dish Network channel 28, and Charter Spectrum channel 5 in Lexington and channel 99 in the surrounding suburbs.

History

The subchannel was originally branded as "UPN Lexington" (or "UKYT") and served as Lexington's UPN affiliate until September 2006. That month, the subchannel was rebranded as "CWKYT" (a portmanteau of the subchannel's affiliated network and the station's callsign) until January 2013. Until October 2006, Louisville WB affiliate (later CW affiliate) WBKI-TV was available on Lexington cable systems; WBKI was later dropped from Insight systems in the Lexington area, to accommodate for the new CW.[3] Baltimore CW station WNUV was the formerly designated WB/CW station for DirecTV in the Lexington market.

On August 21, 2007, WKYT began broadcasting its "CWKYT" second digital subchannel in high definition. This made it one of a handful of stations in the country who transmit their main channel and at least one subchannel in HD. However, although both CBS and The CW prefer their programming be broadcast at 1080i resolution, WKYT's two HD channels were transmitted over-the-air in 720p in order to minimize the loss in image quality (feeds to cable providers use the full 1080i). Since the move to digital channel 36 in September 2010, CWKYT's over-the-air transmission reverted to 4:3 SD, although the digital cable feed remained in HD and WKYT's main channel remained in 720p. As of June 18, 2013, WKYT's main signal has been upgraded to full 1080i HD and The CW Lexington signal was upgraded to 720p HD.

Digital television

Digital channels

The station's digital signal is multiplexed:

Channel PSIP Short Name Video Aspect Programming[4]
27.1 WKYT-HD 1080i 16:9 Main WKYT-TV programming / CBS
27.2 CWKYT 720p The CW
27.3 RADAR 480i 4:3 "First Alert Weather" Radar

Analog-to-digital conversion

WKYT-TV shut down its analog signal, over UHF channel 27, on April 16, 2009. The station's digital signal remained on its pre-transition VHF channel 13.[5][6][7][8] Through the use of PSIP, digital television receivers display the station's virtual channel as its former UHF analog channel 27. On August 22, 2009, WKYT-DT filed a petition of rulemaking with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to move to digital UHF channel 36 (once used by WTVQ with its analog operations)[9] due to reception issues.[10] The FCC issued a Report & Order approved the petition on October 22.[11] On December 12, 2009, WKYT filed a minor change application for a construction permit, reflecting the channel change.[12] On January 11, 2010, the FCC approved the permit.[13] The switchover to the UHF signal took place on September 1 at 1 p.m.[14]

TV spectrum repack

WKYT will plan to move its channel allocation from digital channel 36 to digital channel 21 and it will remain on virtual channel 27 once is completed.[15]

Programming

General programming

Although most CBS-affiliated stations in the Eastern Time Zone air The Young and the Restless at 12:30 p.m., WKYT instead airs the soap opera at 1 p.m. due to its hour-long midday newscast at noon. As such, The Bold and the Beautiful airs on a one-day delay at 10:30 a.m. (three hours earlier than the network's recommended Eastern Time Zone slot), following the station's 10 a.m. newscast. Outside of the CBS network schedule, syndicated programming on WKYT include Jeopardy!, Wheel of Fortune, Live with Kelly and Ryan, and TMZ.[16]

WKYT-DT2

Outside of the CW network schedule, syndicated programming on WKYT-DT2 includes Anger Management, Hot Bench, Family Feud, How I Met Your Mother, Bones, and Kentucky Afield, among others.[17] In addition to The CW's Saturday morning programming block, WKYT-DT2 also broadcasts the Fox network's Xploration Station block on Sunday mornings since it was turned down by the local Fox affiliate, WDKY-TV.

Sports programming

WKYT regularly broadcasts Kentucky Wildcats content, due partly to its status as the television flagship of the UK Sports Network (historically the Big Blue Sports Network),[18] and also due to the Southeastern Conference's broadcast contracts with CBS Sports. In addition to CBS Sports content, both WKYT and WYMT also broadcast the syndicated package of SEC college football and men's basketball games from Raycom Sports (formerly Jefferson-Pilot and Lincoln Financial Sports) from the 1980s until 2009, when Raycom lost the SEC syndication rights.[19] In 2009, the station began carrying the ESPN Plus-operated syndication service SEC TV (formerly SEC Network), which ceased operations in 2014 because of the launch of the new SEC Network, which is the cable- and satellite-only channel operated by ESPN.[20]

Since 2014, WKYT and WKYT-DT2 are currently the local alternating homes of Raycom Sports-operated ACC Network, the syndicated package of Atlantic Coast Conference football and basketball, and will be until the launch of the ACC Network in August 2019.

WKYT gained a major ratings windfall in the 1981-82 season, when CBS won the rights to the NCAA Basketball Tournament after more than a decade on NBC. With the Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball team as a longtime fixture in the tournament, NCAA Tournament games on WKYT are frequently among the most-watched programs in the market during the tournament's run. Due to the 2011 partnership between the NCAA, CBS, and the Turner Broadcasting-owned cable networks TBS, TNT, and TruTV, the station's local ratings on the tournament are affected.

The KHSAA High School Boys and Girls Sweet 16 Basketball Championship Games are aired on WKYT-DT2 in March.[21]

Locally produced programs

  • Behind the Blue
  • Care Central
  • Heart of Gold
  • Kentucky Newsmakers (1987–present) – public affairs program hosted by morning anchor and political reporter Bill Bryant, focusing on many different topics concerning politics and a broad range of topics in Lexington as well as the entire Commonwealth of Kentucky.
  • The Mark Stoops Show
  • The Matthew Mitchell Show
  • Scholastic Ball Report
  • THIS is Kentucky Basketball
  • Transylvania Basketball with Brian Lane

News operation

WKYT broadcasts 41 hours of locally produced newscasts each week (with 7 hours each weekday and 3 hours each on Saturdays and Sundays); in regards to the number of hours devoted to news programming, it is the highest newscast output among Lexington's broadcast television stations. WKYT is one of few CBS affiliates that carries hour-long midday newscast on weekdays. WKYT holds Kentucky's most powerful doppler weather radar, known as the "WKYT First Alert Defender", which outruns NBC affiliate WLEX-TV's radar. The radar is currently out of commission. WKYT has a news share agreement with the local Fox affiliate WDKY-TV (which is owned by the Sinclair Broadcast Group) and produces weekday morning 7:00 a.m. and nightly 10:00 p.m. newscasts for that station. The prime-time newscast debuted in 1995 when Fox requested its affiliates to air local news. The morning newscast was added in March 2007.

On April 11, 2007, WKYT began broadcasting its local newscasts in high definition, beginning with the 11:00 p.m. newscast, becoming the first station in Kentucky to carry local newscasts in HD.[22] The WDKY newscasts were included in the upgrade. In late 2012 WKYT dropped the 27 Newsfirst name they have used for decades, rebranded themselves as WKYT News. At the same time, they implemented a new graphics scheme and changed their theme music and bumpers to Gari Media Group's "CBS Enforcer" package.

On November 10, 2012, WKYT launched a new weekend morning newscast from 6:00 to 8:00 a.m. on Saturdays and from 8:00 to 9:00 a.m. on Sundays.[23] In early February 2013, WKYT launched an hour-long 4:00 p.m. newscast, previously they had a 35-minute online-only newscast which was named "27Newsfirst Live Online" which aired at 4:00pm and then they decided to air it on TV at 4:00, but the only one for an hour-long (as WLEX airs it's 4:00 p.m. newscasts for 30 minutes).[24]

Ratings

WKYT leads in total-day and late-night news ratings except during times when the Olympics air on NBC. That network's local affiliate WLEX-TV leads weekday mornings.[25] The two stations battle each other for the evening news lead[25] in this historically UHF-exclusive market. Most of the local stations' viewership has been via cable; even in digital, it is difficult for the over-the-air analog UHF signals to penetrate the far eastern portion of the market, which is largely rugged, mountainous terrain. WKYT relies mainly on WYMT to cover this part of the market.

Currently, WKYT has the highest-rated 11:00 p.m. newscast in the market, but runs second in late night news to the 10:00 p.m. newscast it produces for WDKY.

Notable former on-air staff

Out of market coverage

WKYT's over-the-air signal can be picked up in some of the Louisville market's easternmost counties like Nelson, Washington, Marion, Henry and Shelby counties, thereby creating some competition between WKYT and Louisville's CBS affiliate WLKY-TV because of that station's close proximity to the Lexington area. WKYT is also available over-the-air in the southernmost counties/areas of the Cincinnati market.

Duo County Telecom, based in Jamestown, carries WKYT's main subchannel on their cable system serving Adair,[28] Cumberland[29] and Russell[30] counties. Russell County is considered to be within WKYT's local market, but Adair County is considered to be in the Louisville market, and Cumberland County is within the Nashville, Tennessee DMA. WKYT is also carried on Charter Spectrum and Armstrong Cable systems in the Ashland area, which is in the Charleston/Huntington, West Virginia media market. In addition, WKYT, along with WYMT and WLEX, are available in the Jellico, Tennessee area, which is in the Knoxville media market.

At one time from the 1990s until 2010, WKYT was also available on the cable system of Glasgow, Kentucky-based South Central Rural Telephone Cooperative, which serves the eastern half of the Bowling Green media market, where CBS programming would be served by either WNKY-DT2 or Nashville CBS affiliate WTVF.

References

  1. ^ Time Warner Cable Channel Lineup - Metro Lexington, KY area Archived January 8, 2015, at the Wayback Machine Retrieved January 26, 2015.
  2. ^ Frankfort Plant Board - Preferred Cable Lineup
  3. ^ An e-mail query from a Wikipedia member to WBKI Chief Operating Officer Carol LaFever led to news that, due to a condition of WBKI's affiliation agreement, that station must vacate the channel on Insight Lexington for CWKYT. WBKI can still be seen over the air in much of the Lexington DMA and on about 20 other cable systems in that market, but not on Charter Spectrum in Lexington.
  4. ^ RabbitEars TV Query for WKYT
  5. ^ "DTV Tentative Channel Designations for the First and the Second Rounds" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on August 29, 2013. Retrieved March 24, 2012.
  6. ^ "Stations Transitioning Before June 12" (PDF). Federal Communications Commission. Retrieved March 18, 2009.
  7. ^ Sloan, Scott (April 14, 2009). "KET, WKYT go digital on Thursday". Lexington Herald-Leader. Retrieved April 14, 2009.
  8. ^ "WKYT Goes All Digital Thursday". WKYT-TV. April 16, 2009. Retrieved April 16, 2009.
  9. ^ "Noticed of Proposed Rulemaking" (PDF). Federal Communications Commission. September 14, 2009. Retrieved September 16, 2009.
  10. ^ "WKYT switches to UHF". WKYT-TV. August 24, 2010. Archived from the original on October 25, 2011. Retrieved August 29, 2010.
  11. ^ "Report and Order" (PDF). Federal Communications Commission. October 22, 2009. Retrieved October 23, 2009.
  12. ^ Application View ... Redirecting
  13. ^ "Construction Permit" (PDF). Federal Communications Commission. January 11, 2010. Retrieved January 22, 2010.
  14. ^ "WKYT-TV to Upgrade its Digital Channel September 1". WKYT-TV. August 26, 2010. Retrieved August 27, 2010.
  15. ^ http://www.rabbitears.info/market.php?request=station_search&callsign=WKYT
  16. ^ Titan TV - 3 Day Schedule View (WKYT-DT)
  17. ^ "CW Lexington Programming Schedule - Titan TV". wkyt.com. Archived from the original on April 21, 2015. Retrieved July 29, 2018.
  18. ^ "UK IMG Sports Network Affiliates". UKAthletics.com. Retrieved October 17, 2011.
  19. ^ 1997 SEC Basketball Schedule. Jefferson Pilot Sports. Archived from the original January 5, 1997. Retrieved July 27, 2014.
  20. ^ "Affiliate List". Southeastern Conference. Retrieved September 23, 2010.
  21. ^ "KHSAA Boys' and Girls' Sweet 16 Tournament Draw Show to air Feb. 3 on The CW Lexington". kyforward.com. Archived from the original on January 8, 2015. Retrieved July 29, 2018.
  22. ^ WKYT 27 NEWSFIRST- First In Local HD
  23. ^ Knox, Merill (November 9, 2012). "WKYT Launches Weekend Morning Newscasts". TVSpy. Retrieved November 11, 2012.
  24. ^ http://www.kentucky.com/2013/02/04/2503186/wkyt-adds-daily-4-pm-newscast.html
  25. ^ a b Sloan, Scott (April 18, 2010). "Cats top Winter Olympics in TV ratings battle". Lexington Herald-Leader. Retrieved April 18, 2010.
  26. ^ "Reggie Aqui | ABC7 KGO News Team". ABC7 San Francisco. Retrieved September 22, 2018.
  27. ^ "Emily Gimmel bio". WKYT-TV. Archived from the original on May 8, 2014. Retrieved March 12, 2013.
  28. ^ Duo County Telecom - Channel Guide for Adair County
  29. ^ Duo County Telecom - Channel Guide for Cumberland County, KY
  30. ^ Duo County Telecom - Channel Guide for Russell County

External links

2008 United States Senate election in Kentucky

The 2008 United States Senate election in Kentucky was held on November 4, 2008. Minority Leader and incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell won re-election to a fifth term. Although Barack Obama lost Kentucky by a 16.22% margin to John McCain in the presidential election which occurred simultaneously, McConnell narrowly kept his seat with a 5.94% margin against businessman Bruce Lunsford. This was a greatly reduced margin from when he won re-election in 2002 with a 29.4% margin.

Calvin Hughes

Calvin Hughes is a news anchor on WPLG Local 10, in Miami, Florida, United States.In mid-2010 Hughes moved form the morning and noontime anchor position to a nighttime co-anchor slot.Hughes came to Local 10 in late 2006 from KYW-TV, the CBS station in Philadelphia, where he had been since November 2003 and anchored the weekend newscasts and served as a weekday night side reporter, covering several national stories, including the Live 8 Concert and Amish schoolhouse shootings. Hughes previously worked in Atlanta (WGCL-TV from 1999 to October 2002, where he worked with Jane Robelot), Dallas (KXAS-TV, 1995–99), Lexington, Kentucky (WKYT-TV), and Evansville, Indiana (WTVW), as an anchor and reporter. At 19, Hughes began reporting for the local radio station KBIA in Columbia, Missouri, while still a student at the University of Missouri, where he received a degree in journalism. He is a member of Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity.Hughes was born in Cleveland and also spent several years in East St. Louis, Illinois. In 2002, he was selected to run the relay leg of the Olympic torch as it passed through the streets of St. Louis, Missouri, headed for the winter games in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Hughes resides in Miramar, Florida, with his wife, sons and daughter.

Channel 27 virtual TV stations in the United States

The following television stations operate on virtual channel 27 in the United States:

K14NJ-D in Hot Springs, Montana

K18GG-D in Mina/Luning, Nevada

K20JX-D in Sacramento, California

K26CI-D in Cortez, etc., Colorado

K26JC-D in Walker Lake, Nevada

K26JI-D in Sibley, Iowa

K27EC-D in Lake Havasu City, Arizona

K27JP-D in Little Rock, Arkansas

K27MA-D in Boulder, Colorado

K27MQ-D in St. George, Utah

K32EY-D in Dove Creek, etc., Colorado

K33GZ-D in Hawthorne, Nevada

K43LX-D in Rock Rapids, Iowa

KAOB-LD in Beaumont, Texas

KBAX-LD in Twin Falls, Idaho

KBKI-LD in Boise, Idaho

KCPM in Grand Forks, North Dakota

KCWV in Duluth, Minnesota

KDFI in Dallas, Texas

KDKJ-LD in Tyler, Texas

KEBK-LP in Bakersfield, California

KELV-LD in Las Vegas, Nevada

KFDY-LD in Lincoln, Nebraska

KGHB-CD in Pueblo, etc., Colorado

KGJT-CD in Grand Junction, Colorado

KHGI-CD in North Platte, Nebraska

KHTV-CD in Los Angeles, California

KILW-LD in Rochester, Minnesota

KJKZ-LP in Fresno, California

KLDO-TV in Laredo, Texas

KLWY in Cheyenne, Wyoming

KNYS-LD in Natchitoches, Louisiana

KOZL-TV in Springfield, Missouri

KREN-TV in Reno, Nevada

KRPV-DT in Roswell, New Mexico

KSIN-TV in Sioux City, Iowa

KSKC-CD in Pablo/Ronan, Montana

KSLM-LD in Dallas, Oregon

KSNT in Topeka, Kansas

KUAS-TV in Tucson, Arizona

KUKR-LD in Santa Rosa, California

KULG-LD in Springfield, Missouri

KWTC-LD in Kerrville, Texas

KYMB-LD in Monterey, California

W27AU-D in Wausau, Wisconsin

WAHU-CD in Charlottesville, Virginia

WBGU-TV in Bowling Green, Ohio

WCCU in Urbana, Illinois

WCMV in Cadillac, Michigan

WCQT-LP in Cullman, Alabama

WDYH-LD in Augusta, Georgia

WFXR in Roanoke, Virginia

WGEI-LD in Enterprise, Alabama

WGNT in Portsmouth, Virginia

WHJC-LP in Williamson, West Virginia

WHTM-TV in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

WIRP-LD in Fayetteville, North Carolina

WKBN-TV in Youngstown, Ohio

WKOW in Madison, Wisconsin

WKYT-TV in Lexington, Kentucky

WLNM-LD in Lansing, Michigan

WLOV-TV in West Point, Mississippi

WLPB-TV in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

WQEC in Quincy, Illinois

WRDQ in Orlando, Florida

WRJA-TV in Sumter, South Carolina

WSOT-LD in Marion, Indiana

WTCT in Marion, Illinois

WTNB-CD in Cleveland, Tennessee

WTXL-TV in Tallahassee, Florida

WUDI-LD in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

WUNW in Canton, North Carolina

WUTF-TV in Worcester, Massachusetts

WYJJ-LD in Jackson, TennesseeThe following stations, which are no longer licensed, formerly operated on virtual channel 27 in the United States:

K20CP-D in Elmo, Montana

K27MG-D in Columbia, Missouri

KEXT-CD in San Jose, California

Channel 36 digital TV stations in the United States

The following television stations broadcast on digital channel 36 in the United States:

K22IC-D in Strong City, Oklahoma

K36AB-D in Lawton, Oklahoma

K36AC-D in Yuma, Colorado

K36AE-D in Clarkdale, Arizona

K36AF-D in New Castle, Colorado

K36AI-D in Parowan/Enoch, etc., Utah

K36AK-D in Blanding/Monticello, Utah

K36BA-D in Burns, Oregon

K36BQ-D in Pahrump, Nevada

K36BW-D in Thompson Falls, Montana

K36BX-D in Coos Bay, Oregon

K36CA-D in Memphis, Texas

K36CC-D in Tulia, Texas

K36CW-D in Dodson, Montana

K36CX-D in Boulder, Montana

K36DB-CD in Avon/Vail, Colorado

K36DI-D in Santa Rosa, New Mexico

K36DK-D in Joplin, Montana

K36DP-D in Pendleton, Oregon

K36EW-D in College Place, Washington

K36FF-D in Shurz, Nevada

K36FG-D in Hood River, etc., Oregon

K36FM-D in Beaver, etc., Utah

K36FQ-D in Wagon Mound, New Mexico

K36FS-D in Randolph, Utah

K36FT-D in Santa Clara, etc., Utah

K36FV-D in Hatch, Utah

K36FZ-D in Meadview, Arizona

K36GL-D in Lovelock, Nevada

K36GQ-D in Parlin, Colorado

K36GU-D in Rockaway Beach, Oregon

K36GX-D in Basalt, Colorado

K36HA-D in Elko, Nevada

K36HH-D in Susanville, etc., California

K36HM-D in Fort Dick, California

K36IB-D in Midland, etc., Oregon

K36IF-D in Orangeville, Utah

K36IG-D in Antimony, Utah

K36IH-D in Ignacio, Colorado

K36II-D in Joplin, Missouri

K36IJ-D in Anahola, etc., Hawaii

K36IK-D in Delta/Oak City, etc., Utah

K36IL-D in Hanna & Tabiona, Utah

K36IM-D in Duchesne, etc., Utah

K36IO-D in Manhattan, Kansas

K36IP-D in Scipio, Utah

K36IQ-D in Vernal, etc., Utah

K36IR-D in Garrison, etc., Utah

K36IS-D in Woodland & Kamas, Utah

K36IY-D in Weatherford, Oklahoma

K36JA-D in Enterprise, Utah

K36JB-D in Cripple Creek, Colorado

K36JD-D in Jackson, Wyoming

K36JH-D in Barstow, California

K36JO-D in Cheyenne, Wyoming

K36JS-D in Grants, New Mexico

K36JT-D in Clear Creek, Utah

K36JU-D in Helper, Utah

K36JV-D in East Price, Utah

K36JW-D in Spring Glen, Utah

K36JX-D in Many Farms, Arizona

K36JZ-D in Roseburg, Oregon

K36KA-D in Rolla, Missouri

K36KD-D in Tierra Amarilla, New Mexico

K36KE-D in Ardmore, Oklahoma

K36KH-D in Alexandria, Minnesota

K36KI-D in Fillmore, etc., Utah

K36KJ-D in Rural Garfield, Utah

K36KL-D in Gruver, Texas

K36KN-D in Eureka, Nevada

K36KQ-D in Panguitch, Utah

K36KR-D in Elmo/Big Arm, Montana

K36KV-D in Teasdale, etc., Utah

K36KW-D in Redwood Falls, Minnesota

K36KX-D in Leamington, Utah

K36KZ-D in Max, Minnesota

K36LA-D in Kabetogama, Minnesota

K36LB-D in Cheyenne Wells, Colorado

K36LE-D in Manila, etc., Utah

K36LF-D in Taos, New Mexico

K36LM-D in Grand Junction, Colorado

K36LU-D in Ely, Nevada

K36LW-D in Williams, Minnesota

K36LX-D in Jacks Cabin, Colorado

K36LY-D in Durham, California

K36MA-D in Perryton, Texas

K36MI-D in Fountain Green, Utah

K36ND-D in Victoria, Texas

K36NE-D in Las Vegas, Nevada

K36NJ-D in Monett, Missouri

K36NP-D in Baker Valley, Oregon

K36NQ-D in Altus, Oklahoma

K36NR-D in Seiling, Oklahoma

K36OJ-D in Rainier, Oregon

K38DT-D in North La Pine, Oregon

K38HE-D in West Plains, Missouri

K38MS-D in Alton, etc., Utah

K39CZ-D in Aberdeen, South Dakota

K39LT-D in Pringle, South Dakota

K43DC-D in Lewistown, Montana

K47GI-D in Grants Pass, Oregon

K47KJ-D in Verdi, Nevada

K49IG-D in Yreka, California

K49KA-D in Whitehall, Montana

K49LV-D in Granite Falls, Minnesota

K50HZ-D in Willmar, Minnesota

K50JT-D in Hakalau, Hawaii

K57FO-D in Garden Valley, Idaho

KAAL in Austin, Minnesota

KAJB in Calipatria, California

KAJR-LD in Fort Dodge, Iowa

KAZT-CD in Phoenix, Arizona

KBFK-LP in Bakersfield, California

KBNS-CD in Branson, Missouri

KBWU-LD in Richland, etc., Washington

KDFI in Dallas, Texas

KEVC-CD in Indio, California

KEVE-LD in Vancouver, Washington

KFFS-CD in Fayetteville, Arkansas

KFPX-TV in Newton, Iowa

KFRE-TV in Sanger, California

KFTH-DT in Alvin, Texas

KFTU-DT in Douglas, Arizona

KHSL-TV in Redding, California

KICU-TV in San Jose, California

KIDK in Idaho Falls, Idaho

KJWY-LD in Salem, Oregon

KKAP in Little Rock, Arkansas

KLGV-LD in Longview, Texas

KNBC in Los Angeles, California

KRSU-TV in Claremore, Oklahoma

KSKN in Spokane, Washington

KSKT-CD in San Marcos, California

KTFO-CD in Austin, Texas

KTVS-LD in Albuquerque, New Mexico

KUEN in Ogden, Utah

KUIL-LD in Beaumont, Texas

KUOK-CD in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

KUVE-CD in Tucson, Arizona

KVES-LD in Palm Springs, California

KWQC-TV in Davenport, Iowa

KWSD in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

KZMB-LD in Enid, Oklahoma

KZOD-LP in Odessa, Texas

W36BE-D in State College, Pennsylvania

W36DO-D in Darby, Pennsylvania

W36EC-D in Bartow, Florida

W41CR-D in Hinesville-Richmond, Georgia

WABM in Birmingham, Alabama

WAPK-CD in Bristol, Virginia/Kingsport, Tennessee

WAXN-TV in China Grove, North Carolina

WBUD-LP in Blairsville, Georgia

WCAY-CD in Key West, Florida

WCIV in Charleston, South Carolina

WDNP-LD in St. Petersburg, Florida

WDYC-LD in Cincinnati, Ohio

WENY-TV in Elmira, New York

WFFT-TV in Fort Wayne, Indiana

WFPX-TV in Fayetteville, North Carolina

WGCW-LD in Albany, Georgia

WGPT in Oakland, Maryland

WIMN-CA in Arecibo, Puerto Rico

WITF-TV in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

WJYS in Hammond, Indiana

WKMU in Murray, Kentucky

WKYT-TV in Lexington, Kentucky

WLEF-TV in Park Falls, Wisconsin

WLNS-TV in Lansing, Michigan

WLOO in Vicksburg, Mississippi

WMAV-TV in Oxford, Mississippi

WMGM-TV in Wildwood, New Jersey

WMNT-CD in Toledo, Ohio

WMVS in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

WNJU in Linden, New Jersey

WNPX-TV in Cookeville, Tennessee

WNTE-LD in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico

WPMC-CD in Mappsville, Virginia

WPXP-TV in Lake Worth, Florida

WPXR-TV in Roanoke, Virginia

WRIW-CD in Providence, Rhode Island

WSWB in Scranton, Pennsylvania

WTTE in Columbus, Ohio

WTTG in Washington, D.C.

WTVY in Dothan, Alabama

WTWO in Terre Haute, Indiana

WUFT in Gainesville, Florida

WUNP-TV in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina

WVOZ-TV in Ponce, Puerto Rico

WWL-TV in New Orleans, Louisiana

WYCN-CD in Nashua, New Hampshire

WYFF in Greenville, South Carolina

WYTV in Youngstown, Ohio

WZCK-LD in Madison-Middleton, Wisconsin

WZXZ-CD in Orlando, etc., FloridaThe following stations, which are no longer licensed, formerly broadcast on digital channel 36 in the United States:

K36HV-D in Wallowa, Oregon

K36IN-D in Fruitland, etc., Utah

WCDC-TV in Adams, Massachusetts

Gray Television

Gray Television, Inc. is an American publicly traded television broadcasting company based in Atlanta, Georgia. Founded in 1946 by James Harrison Gray as Gray Communications Systems, the company owns or operates 145 stations across the United States, based primarily in small- and medium-sized markets.

Joe Fryer

Joe Fryer is an American journalist working for NBC News as a west coast correspondent based at the NBC News West Coast Bureau in Universal City, California. Fryer joined NBC News in 2013 as a part-time correspondent and officially joined NBC News as a full-time correspondent on October 21, 2013.He reports for all platforms of NBC News including, Today, NBC Nightly News and MSNBC.

Before coming to NBC Fryer was a reporter for KING-TV the NBC affiliate in Seattle, Washington.

KYT

KYT may refer to:

Kagoshima Yomiuri Television (鹿児島讀賣テレビ, Kagoshima Yomiuri Terebi), a television station (channel 29 digital/mapped to channel 4) Kagoshima, Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan

KYT, IATA airport code of Kyauktu Airport, Myanmar

Kyt Selaidopoulos (born 1978), a former Canadian soccer player

Kayagar language, by ISO 639-3 language code

WKYT-TV, a television station (channel 27 digital) licensed to Lexington, Kentucky, United States

List of CBS television affiliates (by U.S. state)

CBS is an American broadcast television television network owned by CBS Corporation, which originated as a radio network in September 1927, and expanded into television in July 1941. As of March 2015, the network currently has 16 owned-and-operated stations, and current affiliation agreements with 222 other television stations.This article is a listing of current CBS affiliates in the continental United States and U.S. possessions (including subchannel affiliates, satellite stations and select low-power translators), arranged alphabetically by state, and based on the station's city of license and followed in parentheses by the Designated Market Area if it differs from the city of license. There are links to and articles on each of the stations, describing their histories, local programming and technical information, such as broadcast frequencies.

The station's advertised channel number follows the call letters. In most cases, this is their virtual channel (PSIP) number.

Stations listed in boldface are owned and operated by CBS through its subsidiary CBS Television Stations (excluding owned-and-operated stations of The CW or independent stations owned by the group, unless the station simulcasts a co-owned CBS O&O station via a digital subchannel).

List of television stations in Kentucky

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

Morehead State University

Morehead State University (MSU) is a public university in Morehead, Kentucky.

Nick Clooney

Nicholas Joseph Clooney (born January 13, 1934) is an American journalist, anchorman, and television host. He is the brother of singer Rosemary Clooney and the father of actor George Clooney.

Research 2000

Research 2000 was a U.S. opinion polling and marketing research company based in Olney, Maryland. It began doing research on upcoming elections in 1999 after its President, Del Ali, moved on from Mason-Dixon Political Media Research. Research 2000 clients have included KCCI-TV in Des Moines, Iowa;, WCAX-TV in Burlington, Vermont; WISC-TV in Madison, Wisconsin; WKYT-TV in Lexington, Kentucky; Lee Enterprises, the Concord Monitor, The Florida Times-Union, WSBT-TV/WISH-TV/WANE-TV in Indiana, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the Bergen Record, the Reno Gazette-Journal, and the political blog Daily Kos.

Steve Crabtree

Steven Christopher Crabtree (born June 12, 1955) is an American journalist. He was the Republican nominee for Kentucky Secretary of State in 1995.

Crabtree was a drummer and vocalist with a number of bands that performed throughout the Ohio Valley and the northern panhandle of West Virginia during the 1970s. He left Moundsville, West Virginia in 1977 for Somerset, Kentucky to be close to family that had already left West Virginia.

After two years working on campaigns for United States congressman Hal Rogers, a Republican from Kentucky's 5th congressional district, Crabtree went to work as a reporter and later news anchor for WKYT-TV in Lexington, Kentucky in 1981. Then, in 1982, he married the former Judi Luttrell of Somerset, Kentucky. The couple had three sons; Tyler, Matthew and Cory. In 1985, Kentucky Central Insurance Company, that owned WKYT-TV at the time, signed on WYMT-TV, a CBS affiliate in Hazard, Kentucky, sending Crabtree to the mountains of Eastern Kentucky to be that station's first news anchor and later news director.

In 1987, Crabtree went cross-state to ABC affiliate, WBKO-TV in Bowling Green as news director/anchor, later serving as WBKO-TV Station Operations Manager.

In 1995, Crabtree was the Republican nominee for Kentucky Secretary of State, defeating his GOP primary opponent by a more than three-to-one margin. Crabtree was defeated in the general election by Democrat John Y. Brown, III, son of fast food magnate and former Kentucky Governor John Y. Brown, Jr.Crabtree later moved his family to Erie, Pennsylvania where he was news director and anchor for ABC affiliate WJET-TV for three years. In 2000, he relocated to Knoxville, Tennessee as Vice President for News and Station Operations of WVLT-TV, a CBS affiliate owned by Gray Television. Steve Crabtree resigned from his position as News Director in January, 2011. In a statement to current employees, he is leaving "on his own" to pursue other opportunities. Crabtree will stay till April 2011 or on until a replacement is announced.

Taft Broadcasting

The Taft Broadcasting Company (also known as Taft Television and Radio Company, Incorporated) was an American media conglomerate based in Cincinnati, Ohio.

The company is rooted in the family of William Howard Taft, the 27th President of the United States. In 1879, William Howard's brother, Charles Phelps Taft, purchased two afternoon newspapers in Cincinnati, The Times and The Cincinnati Daily Star, merging them into the Cincinnati Times-Star in 1880. It was during the tenure of the merged paper's second publisher, Hulbert Taft Sr., son of Charles and William Howard's half-brother, Peter Rawson Taft II, that the newspaper also became involved in broadcasting.

The company was the owner of such major media and entertainment properties as Hanna-Barbera Productions, Worldvision Enterprises, Ruby-Spears Productions, KECO Entertainment and many television and radio stations. It also owned 50% of CIC Video's Australian operations, CIC-Taft Home Video.

The company went through a huge reorganization period starting in the late 1980s with its acquisition by Carl Lindner, Jr. to become Great American Broadcasting. Shortly after filing for bankruptcy in 1993, it became Citicasters and was, in 1999, acquired by Clear Channel Communications, which was renamed iHeartMedia in 2014. Taft — as Citicasters — is still incorporated as a holding company within iHeartMedia.

WAVE (TV)

WAVE, virtual channel 3 (UHF digital channel 47), is an NBC-affiliated television station licensed to Louisville, Kentucky, United States. Owned by Gray Television, WAVE maintains studio facilities on South Floyd Street in downtown Louisville, and its transmitter is located in New Albany, Indiana (alongside the transmitter of CBS affiliate WLKY, channel 32). On cable, the station is available on Charter Spectrum channel 6.

WDKY-TV

WDKY-TV, virtual channel 56 (UHF digital channel 31), is a Fox-affiliated television station serving Lexington, Kentucky, United States that is licensed to nearby Danville. Its transmitter is located southeast of Lexington. Owned by the Sinclair Broadcast Group, the station has offices on Euclid Avenue in Lexington's Chevy Chase neighborhood but broadcasts newscasts from the studios of Gray Television-owned CBS affiliate WKYT-TV (channel 27) on Winchester Road.

The station can be viewed in the Lexington area on Charter Spectrum channels 7 (SD) and 910 (HD). Cable subscribers in Frankfort can view WDKY on Frankfort Plant Board channels 5 (SD) and 505 (HD).

WKHA

WKHA-TV is a non-commercial public television station that is licensed to and located in Hazard, Kentucky. The station is a broadcast relay station of the Kentucky Educational Television network (KET) serving the southeastern Kentucky mountain areas. As a KET satellite, the station is a PBS affiliate owned by the Kentucky Authority for Educational Television.

The station's master control hub and internal operations are located at KET's main studios at the O. Leonard Press Telecommunications Center in Lexington, Kentucky. The station transmits its signal on UHF channel 16 (virtual channel 35 via PSIP) from its transmitter located near Viper, in southern Perry County.

WKLE

WKLE is a non-commercial public television station that is licensed to Lexington, Kentucky, and serving the central Kentucky Bluegrass region. The station is the flagship station of the Kentucky Educational Television network (KET), and serves as a PBS affiliate owned by the Kentucky Authority for Educational Television.

The station's master control hub and internal operations are located at KET's main studios at the O. Leonard Press Telecommunications Center, located at 600 Cooper Drive in Lexington, Kentucky. The station transmits its signal on UHF channel 42 (virtual channel 46 via PSIP) from a transmitter tower located near the corner of Simpson Lane and Igo in northern Madison County near Boonesborough and the Fort Boonesborough State Park, and can be easily be seen from the I-75 Exit 97 interchange.

WYMT-TV

WYMT-TV is a CBS-affiliated television station licensed to Hazard, Kentucky, United States and serving the Eastern Kentucky Coalfield region. Owned by Gray Television, it broadcasts a high definition digital signal on VHF channel 12 (or virtual channel 57 via PSIP) from a transmitter south of the city in Perry County.

Although identifying as a separate station in its own right, WYMT is actually considered a semi-satellite of WKYT-TV (channel 27) in Lexington. As such, it clears all network programming as provided through its parent station but airs a separate offering of syndicated programming, albeit with separate local commercials and legal station identifications. WYMT maintains studios on Black Gold Boulevard off the KY 15 bypass in Hazard. Master control and some internal operations are based at WKYT's studios on Winchester Road in Lexington.

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