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List of The CW affiliates (table)

The following is a list of affiliates of The CW, which launched September 18, 2006, following the merger of The WB and UPN networks, both of which began broadcasting in January 1995.

The CW is based around 16 former WB affiliates owned by Tribune Media (which was a joint owner of The WB along with Time Warner) and 11 UPN affiliates owned by that network's owner, CBS. The largest of the additional affiliate groups are: Sinclair Broadcast Group, which affiliated eight of its stations to The CW after a reported two month dispute over reverse compensation to the network (and later added a ninth, which previously carried MyNetworkTV), Nexstar Media Group (along with their operating interests in the stations of Mission Broadcasting and Vaughn Media), Gray Television, Quincy Media, and Hearst Television.

The CW covers just more than 98 percent of television homes in the United States. The network has over-the-air coverage (analog, low-power, or digital signals) in all of the top 100 Nielsen-ranked markets. The remaining markets are covered either over-the-air or through cable-only channels (including those served by The CW Plus) or affiliates in neighboring markets.

KNVA in Austin, Texas owned by LIN Television and KWKB in Iowa City, Iowa owned by KM Communications were the only two stations at The CW's launch that carried both The CW as a primary and MyNetworkTV as a secondary affiliation (KNVA became a sole CW affiliate on October 21, 2009, while KWKB would drop MyNetworkTV and become a sole CW affiliate in September 2011); currently, locally-owned WKTC in Columbia, South Carolina (which added The CW in March 2014) and Fox Television Stations-owned WPWR-TV in Chicago, Illinois (which joined The CW in September 2016) carry both networks on their primary channel. In addition, WTVY in Dothan, Alabama, a CBS affiliate owned by Gray Television, now carries MyNetworkTV on a digital subchannel that was previously affiliated with UPN, and also added a third digital subchannel for the CW. WTOK-TV in Meridian, Mississippi, also owned by Gray, added two more digital subchannels for the CW and MyNetworkTV, in addition to ABC on its main channel and Fox on another subchannel. Also, from October 2010 until November 2014, WLMT in Memphis, Tennessee, owned by the Nexstar Media Group, was the only station in the country carrying The CW as its primary affiliation and MyNetworkTV on a digital subchannel.

As of late fall 2019, four CW Plus affiliates remain that are cable-only (serving Alpena, Greenwood/Greenville, Steubenville/Wheeling, and Zanesville), with two media markets (Glendive and Lima) served by out-of-market affiliates through cable and satellite services.[1][2]

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AffiliatesEdit

City of license/Market Station Channel
TV / DT
Former affiliation Year of affiliation Ownership
New York City WPIX 11 / 11 WB 2006 E. W. Scripps Company
Los Angeles KTLA 5 / 35 WB 2006 Nexstar Media Group
Chicago WCIU 26 / 23 Independent 2019 Weigel Broadcasting
Philadelphia WPSG 57 / 32 UPN 2006 CBS Television Stations
Dallas - Fort Worth KDAF 33 / 32 WB 2006 Nexstar Media Group
San Francisco - Oakland - San Jose KBCW 44 / 45 UPN 2006 CBS Television Stations
Washington, D.C. WDCW 50 / 151 WB 2006 Nexstar Media Group
Houston KIAH 39 / 34 WB 2006 Nexstar Media Group
Boston WLVI 56 / 42 WB 2006 Sunbeam Television
Atlanta WUPA 69 / 43 UPN 2006 CBS Television Stations
Phoenix KASW 61 / 27 WB 2006 E. W. Scripps Company
Tampa - St. Petersburg - Sarasota WTOG 44 / 44 UPN 2006 CBS Television Stations
Seattle - Tacoma KSTW 11 / 11 UPN 2006 CBS Television Stations
Detroit WKBD 50 / 34 UPN 2006 CBS Television Stations
Minneapolis - St. Paul WUCW 23 / 2213 WB 2006 Sinclair Broadcast Group
Miami - Fort Lauderdale WSFL 39 / 27 WB 2006 E. W. Scripps Company
Denver KWGN 2 / 34 WB 2006 Nexstar Media Group
Orlando - Daytona Beach WKCF 18 / 17 WB 2006 Hearst Television
Lorain, Ohio (Cleveland - Akron) WUAB 43 / 10 MyNetworkTV 2018 Gray Television
Sacramento - Stockton - Modesto KMAX 31 / 21 UPN 2006 CBS Television Stations
Charlotte WCCB8 18 / 27 Fox 2013 Bahakel Communications
Portland, Oregon KRCW 32 / 33 WB 2006 Nexstar Media Group
St. Louis KPLR 11 / 26 WB 2006 Nexstar Media Group
Pittsburgh WPCW 19 / 11 UPN 2006 CBS Television Stations
Indianapolis WISH 8 / 9 CBS 2015 Circle City Broadcasting
Baltimore WNUV 54 / 25 WB 2006 Cunningham Broadcasting
(operated by Sinclair Broadcast Group)
Raleigh - Durham - Fayetteville WLFL 22 / 27 WB 2006 Sinclair Broadcast Group
Nashville WNAB 58 / 23 WB 2006 Tennessee Broadcasting
(operated through outsourcing agreement by Sinclair Broadcast Group)
San Diego - Tijuana KFMB-DT2 8.22 MeTV 2017 Tegna Media
Salt Lake City KUCW 30 / 35 WB 2006 Nexstar Media Group
San Antonio KMYS 35 / 32 MyNetworkTV 2010 Deerfield Media
(operated through JSA and SSA by Sinclair Broadcast Group)
Kansas City, Missouri KCWE 29 / 31 UPN 2006 Hearst Television
Hartford - New Haven, CT WCCT 20 / 20 WB 2006 Tegna Media
Columbus, Ohio WWHO 53 / 46 UPN/WB 2006 Manhan Media
(operated through SSA by Sinclair Broadcast Group)
Milwaukee WVTV 18 / 18 WB 2006 Sinclair Broadcast Group
West Palm Beach - Fort Pierce WTVX 34 / 20 UPN 2006 Sinclair Broadcast Group
Cincinnati WKRC-DT2 12.22 2006 Sinclair Broadcast Group
Greenville - Spartanburg - Asheville WYCW 62 / 45 UPN 2006 Nexstar Media Group
Las Vegas KVCW 33 / 29 Independent 2006 Sinclair Broadcast Group
Austin, Texas KNVA 54 / 23 WB 2006 Vaughan Media
(operated by Nexstar Media Group)
Jacksonville WCWJ 17 / 34 WB 2006 Graham Media Group
Portsmouth - Norfolk - Newport News WGNT 27 / 50 UPN 2006 E. W. Scripps Company
Oklahoma City KOCB 34 / 33 WB 2006 Sinclair Broadcast Group
Birmingham - Tuscaloosa, AL WTTO
WDBB

(WDBB is a satellite of WTTO)
21/28
17/18
WB 2006 Sinclair Broadcast Group
Grand Rapids - Kalamazoo -
Battle Creek, MI
WWMT-DT2 3.22 2006 Sinclair Broadcast Group
Albuquerque - Santa Fe KWBQ
KRWB

(KRWB is a satellite of KWBQ)
19 / 29
21 / 21
WB 2006 Tamer Media
(operated by Nexstar Media Group)
Harrisburg - Lancaster -
York - Lebanon
WHP-DT3 21.32 2016 Sinclair Broadcast Group
Louisville WBKI 58 / 51 MyNetworkTV 2018 Block Communications
Greensboro - High Point - Winston-Salem WCWG 20 / 31 WB 2006 Hearst Television
New Orleans WNOL 38 / 15 WB 2006 Nexstar Media Group
Memphis WLMT 30 / 31 UPN/WB 2006 Tegna Media
Buffalo WNLO 23 / 32 UPN 2006 Nexstar Media Group
Fort Myers, Florida WXCW 46 / 45 WB 2006 Sun Broadcasting
Richmond, Virginia WUPV 65 / 8 UPN 2006 Gray Television
Fresno, California KFRE 59 / 36 WB 2006 Sinclair Broadcast Group
Providence - New Bedford WNAC-DT2 64.22 MyNetworkTV 2017 Nexstar Media Group
Mobile, AL - Pensacola, FL WFNA 55 / 25 WB 2006 Nexstar Media Group
Tulsa KQCW 19 / 20 WB 2006 Griffin Communications
Albany - Schenectady - Troy, N.Y. WCWN 45 / 43 WB 2006 Sinclair Broadcast Group
Scranton - Wilkes-Barre, PA WSWB
WOLF-DT2
38
56.2
WB/UPN 2006 MPS Media LLC
(operated through LMA by New Age Media and Sinclair Broadcast Group)
Knoxville, Tennessee WBXX 20 / 31 WB 2006 Gray Television
Little Rock KASN 38 / 34 UPN 2006 Mission Broadcasting
(operated by Nexstar Media Group)
Dayton, Ohio WBDT 26 / 50 WB 2006 Vaughan Media
(operated by Nexstar Media Group)
Lexington, Kentucky WKYT-DT2 27.22 UPN 2006 Gray Television
Tucson, Arizona KWBA 58 / 21 WB 2006 E. W. Scripps Company
Honolulu KHON-DT2
KAII-DT2
KHAW-DT2
2.2
7.2
11.22
2006 Nexstar Media Group
Suring - Green Bay - Fox Cities, Wisconsin WCWF 14 / 21 WB 2006 Sinclair Broadcast Group
Des Moines KCWI 23 / 23 WB 2006 Tegna Media
Roanoke - Lynchburg, VA WWCW
WFXR-DT2
21 / 21
27.22
Fox
WB
2006 Nexstar Media Group
Spokane, Washington KSKN 22 / 36 WB 2006 Tegna Media
Omaha KXVO 15 / 295 WB 2006 Mitts Telecasting
(operated through LMA by Sinclair Broadcast Group)
Wichita, Kansas KSCW 33 / 12 WB 2006 Gray Television
Springfield, Missouri KYCW-LD
KSPR-LD2
25.1
33.22
UPN 2006 Gray Television
Huntington - Charleston, W.V. WQCW 30 / 17 WB/UPN 2006 Gray Television
Columbia, South Carolina WIS-DT2 10.22 Bounce TV 2019 Gray Television
Rochester, New York WHAM-DT2 13.22 WB 2006 Deerfield Media
(operated by Sinclair Broadcast Group)
Flint - Saginaw - Bay City, MI WBSF 46 / 23 WB 2006 Cunningham Broadcasting
(operated by Sinclair Broadcast Group)
Huntsville, Alabama WHDF 15 / 2 UPN 2006 Nexstar Media Group
Portland, Maine WPXT 51 / 43 WB 2006 Hearst Television
Toledo, Ohio WTVG-DT2 13.22 Live Well Network 2014 Gray Television
Madison, Wisconsin WMTV-DT2 15.22 WeatherNation TV 2016 Gray Television
Waco - Temple - Bryan, TX KNCT
KBTX-DT2
46 / 46
3.22
PBS
UPN
2019
2006
Gray Television
Matamoros, Tamaulipas
Harlingen - Weslaco -
Brownsville - McAllen, TX
XHRIO
KCWT-CD
KFXV-LD2
KXFX-CD2
15 / 26
21 / 23
67.22
67.22
2007 Entravision Communications
Paducah, KY - Cape Girardeau, MO - Harrisburg, IL WQTV-LP
WQWQ-LP

KFVS-DT2

(WQWQ-LP is a repeater of WQTV-LP)
24
9
12.2
UPN 2006 Gray Television
Colorado Springs - Pueblo, CO KXTU-LD 57 / 20 UPN 2006 Sinclair Broadcast Group
Shreveport-Texarkana KPXJ 21 / 32 UPN 2006 KTBS, LLC
Syracuse, New York WSTQ-LP
WSTM-DT2
14
3.2
UPN 2006 Sinclair Broadcast Group
Champaign - Urbana - Springfield, IL WBUI 23 / 22 WB 2006 GOCOM Media
(operated by Sinclair Broadcast Group)
Savannah, Georgia WSAV-DT2 3.22 MyNetworkTV/MeTV 2016 Nexstar Media Group
Cedar Rapids - Waterloo -
Iowa City - Dubuque, IA
KWWL-DT2 7.22 This TV 2016 Quincy Media
Charleston, South Carolina WCBD-DT2 2.22 2006 Nexstar Media Group
Chattanooga, Tennessee WFLI 53 / 42 WB 2006 MPS Media
(operated by Sinclair Broadcast Group)
El Paso, Texas KVIA-DT2 7.22 2006 News-Press & Gazette Company
Baton Rouge, Louisiana WBRL-CD
WGMB-DT2
21
44.2
WB 2006 Nexstar Media Group
Jackson, Mississippi WJTV-DT2 12.22 2013 Nexstar Media Group
Burlington, VT - Plattsburgh, N.Y. WNNE 31 / 14 NBC 2018 Hearst Television
Florence - Myrtle Beach, S.C. WWMB 21 / 21 UPN 2006 Howard Stirk Holdings
(operated by Sinclair Broadcast Group)
South Bend, Indiana WCWW-LD 25 / 25 WB 2006 Weigel Broadcasting
Tri-Cities, TN-VA WCYB-DT2 5.22 WB 2006 Sinclair Broadcast Group
Greenville - New Bern -
Washington, N.C.
WNCT-DT2 9.22 2006 Nexstar Media Group
Fort Smith - Fayetteville, AR KHBS-DT2
KHOG-DT2
40.22
29.22
2008 Hearst Television
Boise, Idaho KYUU-LD
KBOI-DT2
35
2.22
RTV 2011 Sinclair Broadcast Group
Quad Cities, Illinois-Iowa KGCW 26 / 41 WB 2006 Nexstar Media Group
Reno, Nevada KOLO-DT3 8.32 2018 Gray Television
Evansville, Indiana WTVW 7 / 28 Independent 2013 Mission Broadcasting
(operated by Nexstar Media Group)
Johnstown - Altoona - State College, PA WJAC-DT4 6.42 TBD 2019 Sinclair Broadcast Group
Lincoln - Hastings - Kearney, NE KCWH-LD
KNHL-DT3
18 / 18
5.32
NBC 2018 Gray Teleivsion
Augusta, Georgia WAGT-CD2 26.22 2017 Gray Television
Tallahassee, FL-Thomasville, GA WTLF
WTLH-DT2
24 / 24
49.22
WB 2006 MPS Media
(operated by New Age Media and Sinclair Broadcast Group)
Fort Wayne, Indiana WISE 33 / 34 NBC 2016 Quincy Media
Springfield - Holyoke, MA WWLP-DT2
WFXQ-CD2
22.22 2015 Nexstar Media Group
Lansing, Michigan WLAJ-DT2 53.22 WB 2006 Shield Media
(operated by Nexstar Media Group)
Sioux Falls, South Dakota KSFY-DT2 13.22 2012 Gray Television
Tyler - Longview, TX KYTX-DT2 19.22 MeTV 2012 Tegna Media
Youngstown, Ohio WFMJ-DT2 21.22 WB 2006 Vindicator Publishing
Fargo, North Dakota KXJB-LD2 30.22 2016 Gray Television
Eugene, Oregon KMTR-DT2 16.22 WB 2006 Roberts Media
(operated by Sinclair Broadcast Group)
Yakima - Pasco -
Richland - Kennewick, WA
KIMA-DT2
KEPR-DT2
29.22
19.22
2009 Sinclair Broadcast Group
Macon, Georgia WMAZ-DT2 13.22 2013 Tegna Media
Peoria - Bloomington, IL WEEK-DT3 25.32 2016 Quincy Media
Cadillac - Traverse City -
Sault Ste. Marie, MI
WFQX-DT2 32.22 MeTV 2018 Cadillac Telecasting Company
(operated by Heritage Broadcasting Group)
Montgomery - Selma, AL WBMM 22 / 18 Daystar 2006 Bahakel Communications
Lafayette, Louisiana KATC-DT2 3.22 2010 E. W. Scripps Company
Monterey - Salinas - Santa Cruz, CA KION-DT2
KMUV-LD2
46.22
46.22
2006
2019
News-Press & Gazette Company
Bakersfield, California KGET-DT2 17.22 WB 2006 Nexstar Media Group
Santa Barbara - Santa Maria -
San Luis Obispo, CA
KSBY-DT2 6.22 WB 2006 E. W. Scripps Company
Wilmington, North Carolina WWAY-DT3 3.32, 12 Cozi TV 2017 Morris Multimedia
Corpus Christi, Texas KRIS-DT2 6.22 2006 E. W. Scripps Company
La Crosse - Eau Claire, WI WXOW-DT2
WQOW-DT2
19.22
18.22
WB 2006 Quincy Media
Columbus, Georgia WLTZ-DT2 38.22 2009 SagamoreHill Broadcasting
Chico - Redding, CA KHSL-DT2 12.22 UPN 2006 Heartland Media
Amarillo, Texas KVII-DT2 7.22 2006 Sinclair Broadcast Group
Columbus - Tupelo, MS WCBI-DT3 4.32 2006 Morris Multimedia
Wausau - Rhinelander, WI WMOW
WAOW-DT2
WYOW-DT2
4 / 14
9.22
34.22
WB
(FamilyNet
for WMOW)
2006
(2010 for WMOW)
Quincy Media
Medford - Klamath Falls, OR KTVL-DT2 10.22 2006 Sinclair Broadcast Group
Salisbury, Maryland WMDT-DT2 47.22 WB 2006 Marquee Broadcasting
Columbia - Jefferson City, MO KOMU-DT3 8.32 WB 2006 University of Missouri
Rockford, Illinois WREX-DT2 13.22 WB 2006 Quincy Media
Duluth, MN-Superior, WI KDLH 3 / 33 WB 2006 Quincy Media
El Dorado, AR-Monroe, LA KCWL-LD
KNOE-DT3
40 / 40
8.32
2014 Gray Television
Palm Springs, California KCWQ-LD
KESQ-DT3
24
2.32
WB 2006 News-Press & Gazette Company
Lubbock, Texas KLCW-TV 22 / 23 WB 2006 Ramar Communications
Beaumont, Texas KFDM-DT2 6.22 WB 2006 Sinclair Broadcast Group
Topeka, Kansas KTKA-DT3 49.32 2009 Vaughan Media
(operated by Nexstar Media Group)
Midland - Odessa, Texas KCWO-TV
KOSA-DT2
4 / 33
7.22
NBC
MyNetworkTV
2019 Gray Television
Minot - Bismarck - Dickinson - Williston, North Dakota KXMA
KXMB-DT2
KXMC-DT2
KXMD-DT2
2 / 19
12.22
13.22
11.22
2016 Nexstar Media Group
Wichita Falls, TX-Lawton, OK KAUZ-DT2 6.22 2006 Gray Television
Sioux City, Iowa KTIV-DT2 4.22 WB 2006 Quincy Media
Panama City, Florida WJHG-DT2 7.22 WB 2006 Gray Television
Rochester - Austin, MN - Mason City, IA KTTC-DT2 10.22 WB 2006 Quincy Media
Anchorage, Alaska KYUR-DT2 13.22 2006 Vision Alaska, LLC
Erie, Pennsylvania WSEE-DT2 35.22 2006 Lilly Broadcasting LLC
Joplin, MO-Pittsburg, KS KFJX-DT2 14.22 2018 SagamoreHill Broadcasting
(operated by Morgan Murphy Media)
Albany, Georgia WGCW-LD
WALB-DT4
36 / 36
10.42
2019 Gray Television
Biloxi - Gulfport, MS WXXV-DT3 25.32 MyNetworkTV/Cozi 2015 Morris Multimedia
Ocala - Gainesville, FL WCJB-DT2 20.22 2006 Gray Television
Steubenville, OH-Wheeling, W.V. "WBWO"
(cable-only)
6 & 56 (SD) WB 2006 Turnpike Television
Sherman, TX-Ada, OK KTEN-DT2 10.22 2006 Lockwood Broadcast Group
Bangor, Maine WABI-DT2 5.22 WB 2006 Gray Television
Terre Haute, Indiana WTHI-DT3 10.32 Ion Television 2017 Heartland Media
Binghamton, New York WBNG-DT2 12.23 WB 2006 Quincy Media
Pocatello - Idaho Falls, Idaho KIFI-DT3 8.32 2009 News-Press & Gazette Company
Missoula, Montana KPAX-DT2 8.22 2006 E. W. Scripps Company
Abilene - Sweetwater, TX KTXS-DT2 12.22 2006 Sinclair Broadcast Group
Yuma, AZ-El Centro, CA KECY-DT3 9.32 Telemundo 2010 News-Press & Gazette Company
Bluefield - Beckley - Oak Hill, W.V. WVVA-DT2 6.22 WB 2006 Quincy Media
Hattiesburg - Laurel, MS WHLT-DT2 22.22 2014 Nexstar Media Group
Billings, Montana KTVQ-DT2 2.22 2006 E. W. Scripps Company
Rapid City, South Dakota KCLO-DT2 15.22 2017 Nexstar Media Group
Lake Charles, Louisiana KPLC-DT2 7.2 Grit2 2017 Gray Television
Dothan, Alabama WRGX-LD2
WTVY-DT3
23.22
4.32
UPN 2006 Gray Television
Utica, New York WKTV-DT3 2.32 MeTV 2015 Heartland Media
Clarksburg - Weston, W.V. WVFX-DT2 46.22 WB 2006 Gray Television
Quincy, IL-Hannibal, MO WGEM-DT2 10.22 WB 2006 Quincy Media
Harrisonburg, Virginia WSVW-LD2
(December 1, 2019)
30.22, 15 2019 Gray Television
Jackson, Tennessee WNBJ-LD2 39.22 2018 SagamoreHill Broadcasting
Bowling Green, Kentucky WBKO-DT3 13.32 WB 2006 Gray Television
Alexandria, Louisiana KALB-DT3 5.32 2016 Gray Television
Elmira, New York WENY-DT3 36.32 WB 2006 Lilly Broadcasting LLC
Marquette, Michigan WBKP
WBUP-DT2
5.1
10.22
ABC (WBKP only) 2007
2009
Marks Radio Group
Watertown, New York WWTI-DT2 50.22 WB 2006 Nexstar Media Group
Charlottesville, Virginia WVIR-DT3
WVIR-CD3
29.32
29.32
2006
2019
Gray Television
Jonesboro, Arkansas KAIT-DT3 8.32 2018 Gray Television
Laredo, Texas KYLX-LD2 13.22 2015 Gray Television
Bend, Oregon KTVZ-DT2 21.22 2006 News-Press & Gazette Company
Butte - Bozeman, Montana KXLF-DT2 4.22 2006 E. W. Scripps Company
Lafayette, Indiana WLFI-DT2 18.22 GetTV 2017 Heartland Media
Grand Junction - Montrose, Colorado KJCT-LD2 8.22 2014 Gray Television
Lima, Ohio (served by WBDT, Springfield OH)
(cable-only)
Vaughan Media
(operated by Nexstar Media Group)
Meridian, Mississippi WTOK-DT3 11.32 2006 Gray Television
Twin Falls, Idaho KMVT-DT2 11.22 2006 Gray Television
Great Falls, Montana KRTV-DT2 3.22 2006 E. W. Scripps Company
Parkersburg, West Virginia WOVA-LD2 22.22 2018 Gray Television
Greenwood - Greenville, Mississippi "WBWD"
(cable-only)
32 (SD)
232 & 1232 (HD)
2006
San Angelo, Texas KTXE-LD2 38.22 Sinclair Broadcast Group
Cheyenne, WY - Scottsbluff, NE KGWN-DT3
KSTF-DT3
5.32
10.32
2006 Gray Television
Eureka, California KECA-LD 29 / 29 UPN 2006 Sinclair Broadcast Group
Mankato, Minnesota KMNF-LD2
(late fall 2019)
7.22, 13, 14 2019 Gray Television
Casper - Riverton, Wyoming KCWY-DT2 13.22 2015 Gray Television
St. Joseph, Missouri KNPG-LD2 21.22, 6, 7, 11 2016 News-Press & Gazette Company
Ottumwa, IA-Kirksville, MO KYOU-DT4 15.42 Escape 2018 Gray Television
Victoria, Texas KVCT-DT3 19.32 This TV 2018 SagamoreHill Broadcasting
(operated by Morgan Murphy Media)
Fairbanks, Alaska KATN-DT3 2.32 2017 Vision Alaska, LLC
Zanesville, Ohio "Zanesville CW 13"
(cable-only)
13 (SD)
1013 (HD)
2009 Spectrum
Helena, Montana KTVH-DT2 12.22 2015 E. W. Scripps Company
Presque Isle, Maine WAGM-DT3 8.3 2 2018 Gray Television
Juneau, Alaska KJUD-DT2 8.22 2006 Vision Alaska, LLC
Alpena, Michigan "WBAE"
(cable-only)
5 (SD) WB 2006 Spectrum
North Platte, Nebraska KIIT-CD2
(translator of KCWH-LD, Lincoln NE)
11.22 2018 Gray Television
Glendive, Montana (served by KBZK-DT2, Bozeman MT) (cable-only)[3] E. W. Scripps Company
Hagatna, Guam KTKB-LD 26 / 26 2009 KM Communications
(operated by Marianas Media)
Anasco, Puerto Rico W33CY-D
(Simulcast of WSEE-DT2 Erie, PA)
33 / 33 2019 TV Red de Puerto Rico

NotesEdit

  • 1 In areas of the United States where CW programming is not available, WDCW (Washington) is available to subscribers of DirecTV on channel 385.
  • 2 These stations carry the CW on a digital subchannel, which is available to viewers of digital television. Most of these digital subchannels should also be available in their respective markets through local cable television providers.
  • 3 Cable channel already operational, but not yet broadcasting via a digital subchannel.
  • 4 KCWE is available to cable subscribers in parts of the St. Joseph market, as are the other Kansas City network affiliates.
  • 5 KXVO is available to DirecTV subscribers in the St. Joseph market.
  • 6 KNPN-LD3 formerly operated as cable-only "WBJO" from its 1998 sign-on as part of The WB 100+ Station Group until News-Press & Gazette Company took over operational and advertising control of the channel and added it to KNPN's third digital subchannel in June 2012. A high definition feed of the digital subchannel's CW Plus programming began to be carried on Suddenlink upon the station's launch.
  • 7 Local affiliate previously operated as a cable-only channel as part of The WB 100+ Station Group.
  • 8 Former CW affiliate WJZY switched its affiliation to Fox on July 1, 2013 as Fox Television Stations completed its purchase of the station and its sister MyNetworkTV affiliate WMYT-TV on April 17. The CW officially named longtime Fox affiliate WCCB as its replacement affiliate in the Charlotte market on April 18; its affiliation moved to that station on the same day as WJZY's switch to Fox. In the interim, Fox Television Stations maintained the CW affiliation on WJZY.
  • 9 On September 1, 2016, WGN-TV became an independent station when the CW affiliation moved to WPWR.[4][5]
  • 10 Current secondary affiliation.
  • 11 Previously broadcast on the station's main subchannel.
  • 12 Formerly broadcast on WWAY's second subchannel until January 1, 2016, when it moved to its third subchannel to make room for a new CBS subchannel.
  • 13 WUCW is available to DirecTV subscribers in the Mankato market.
  • 14 In the Mankato market, until the late fall 2019 sign-on of KMNF-LD in St. James, Minnesota (which will carry CW+ on its second subchannel), Consolidated Communications carries cable-only "KWYE" as the CW affiliate for that provider's subscribers, whereas Spectrum carries Quincy Media-owned CW affiliate KTTC-DT2/Rochester, Minnesota as the CW Plus outlet for its subscribers.
  • 15Formerly a translator of WVIR-TV in Charlottesville, W30CT-D is scheduled to be converted on December 1, 2019, to a dual NBC/CW+-affiliated television station. On October 2, 2019, the day after the sale of WVIR to Gray Television was completed, translator W30CT-D became WSVW-LD.[6][7]

Former affiliatesEdit

City of license/Market Station Channel
TV / DT
Ownership Years of affiliation Notes
Alexandria, Louisiana KBCA 41 Wilderness Communications 2006–16 Replaced by KALB-DT3 as part of Gray Television's overall affiliation renewal with The CW
Aguadilla, Puerto Rico WSJP-LD 18 LKK Group 2006–16 The CW opted to discontinue its affiliation with WSJP-LP
Albany, Georgia WSWG-DT3 44.3 / 31.3 Marquee Broadcasting 2006–19 Affiliation moved to WGCW-LD/WALB-DT4 on April 22, 2019.
Augusta, Georgia WAGT-DT2 26.2 / 30.2 Gray Television 2006–17 Affiliation moved to WAGT-CD2 on May 31, 2017 after WAGT's full-power signal was sold off in the FCC spectrum auction.
Belmont - Charlotte, North Carolina WJZY 46 / 47 Fox Television Stations 2006–13 Became a Fox owned-and-operated station on July 1, 2013; was previously owned by Capitol Broadcasting Company until April 2013; replaced by WCCB
Biloxi - Gulfport, MS "WBGP"
(cable-only)
7 & 80 (SD) Cable One 2006–14 Cable-only; replaced by WXXV-DT3
Bismarck, North Dakota "KWMK"
(cable-only)
14 (SD) Midcontinent Communications 2006–16 Cable-only; replaced by the KX Television group of stations[8]
Bloomington - Indianapolis, Indiana
Kokomo, Indiana
WTTV
WTTK
4 / 48
29 / 29
Tribune Broadcasting 2006–14 Swapped affiliations with WISH-TV on January 1, 2015 and joined CBS
Boise, Idaho KNIN 9 / 10 Raycom Media (operated through SSA by Journal Communications) 2006–11 Joined Fox on September 1, 2011; replaced by KYUU-LP and subchannel from KBOI. KNIN-DT2, which had carried The CW Plus, now carries the Heroes & Icons.
Burlington, VT - Plattsburgh, N.Y. WFFF-DT2 44.2 Nexstar Media Group 2007–13 Subchannel ceased airing CW programming on March 4, 2013 after Nexstar purchased station from Smith Media; replaced by WPTZ-DT2
WPTZ-DT2 5.22 Hearst Television 2013–18 Affiliation moved to WNNE after the station's spectrum was merged with WPTZ
Cadillac - Traverse City -
Sault Ste. Marie, MI
"WBVC"
(cable-only)
61 (SD) Spectrum 2006–18 Cable-only; replaced by WFQX-DT2
Casper - Riverton, Wyoming KWYF-LD
KFNB-DT2
26
20.2
Wyomedia Corporation 2006–15 Replaced by KCWY-DT2 on January 26, 2015 as part of Gray Television's overall affiliation renewal with The CW[9]
Cedar Rapids - Waterloo - Iowa City - Dubuque, IA KWKB 20 / 25 KM Communications 2006–16 Affiliation moved to KWWL-DT2
Chicago WGN-TV9 9 / 19 Tribune Broadcasting 2006–16 Became an independent station September 1, 2016; replaced by WPWR
Gary, Indiana (Chicago) WPWR 50 / 31 Fox Television Stations 2016–19 Replaced by WCIU
Cleveland - Akron WBNX 55 / 30 Winston Broadcasting Network 2006–18 Became an independent station July 16, 2018; replaced by WUAB
Columbia, South Carolina WZRB 47 / 47 Ion Media (Broadcast Trust) 2006–14 Became an Ion owned-and-operated station (by way of a trust benefiting Ion Media Networks) on February 10, 2014; had been owned by Roberts Broadcasting prior to then. The station continued to carry CW programming in addition to Ion until being replaced by WKTC on March 17.
WKTC 63 / 39 WBHQ Columbia, LLC 2014–19 Carried CW as primary, and MyNetworkTV as alternate network after primetime.10 Became a full-time MyNetworkTV affiliate on September 30, 2019; was replaced by WIS-DT2
Columbus, Georgia WLGA 66 / 47 CNZ Communications, LLC 2006–09 Became an independent station on April 27; was replaced by WLTZ-DT2. Went dark June 4, 2010, and returned to the air in August 2012 carrying WeatherNation TV.
Evansville, Indiana WAZE 19 / 20 Roberts Broadcasting 2006–11 Ceased operations March 24, 2011, after license was cancelled by the FCC following expiration of a permit to construct a digital transmitter facility to increase signal power from 1,110 watts to 1 million watts; was replaced by WAZE-LP, WJPS-LP and WIKY-LP, which previously operated as fill-in translators of WAZE-TV.
WAZE-LP
WJPS-LP
WIKY-LP
17
4
5
2006–13 Ceased operations January 3, 2013; were replaced by WTVW on January 31. Were eventually purchased in bankruptcy by a trust controlled by Ion Media Networks in February 2014.
Fairbanks, Alaska KATN-DT2 2.2 Vision Alaska, LLC 2006–17 Joined Fox on November 4, 2017; replaced by KATN-DT3
Fargo, North Dakota
Grand Forks, North Dakota
WDAY
WDAZ-DT2
6.2
8.2
Forum Communications 2006–16 Affiliation moved to KXJB-LD2
Fort Wayne, Indiana WPTA-DT2 21.2 Quincy Media 2006–16 Affiliation moved to WISE
Glendive, Montana "KWZB"
(cable-only)
22 (SD) Mid-Rivers Communications 2006–16 Defunct; The CW is carried on cable-only via KBZK-DT2
Grand Junction - Montrose, Colorado KKCO-DT2 11.2 Gray Television 2006–08 Replaced by KJCT-DT2
KJCT-DT2 8.2 Excalibur Broadcasting
(operated by Gray Television)
2008–14 KJCT's programming, including the CW subchannel, and virtual channel 8 moved to KKHD-LP (now KJCT-LP) in December 2014, after Gray purchased KKHD and KJCT's non-license assets; Chang Media Group then acquired the license assets and relaunched the station as KGBY channel 20
Harlingen - Weslaco -
Brownsville - McAllen, TX
"KMHB"
(cable-only)
53 (SD) Time Warner Cable 2006–07 Cable-only; ceased operations November 7, 2007 and replaced with KSFE-LP
KNVO-DT4 48.4 / 49.4 Entravision Communications 2007–16 Affiliation moved to XHRIO-TDT in October 2016;
Now an Ion Television affiliate; this translator was replaced by KXFX-CD2
Harrisburg - Lancaster - York - Lebanon WLYH 15 / 23 Howard Stirk Holdings
(operated through LMA by Sinclair Broadcast Group)
2006–16 Affiliation moved to WHP-DT3.
Hattiesburg - Laurel, MS "WBH" Comcast 2006–12 Cable-only; replaced with WHPM-LD2
WHPM-LD2 23.2 Waypoint Media, LLC 2012–14 Replaced by WHLT-DT2 as part of Media General's overall affiliation renewal[10]
Helena, Montana KMTF 10 / 29 Gray Television 2006–15 Dropped CW programming on July 2, 2015 and went dark; donated to Montana State University and integrated into the Montana PBS system, callsign became KUHM after the donation was complete; replaced by KTVH-DT2
Idaho Falls, Idaho KPIF 15 / 15 KM Communications 2006–09 Joined RTV on September 7, 2009; replaced by KIFI-DT3. License was canceled on February 16, 2011 although the station is still operating (apparently on cable-only).
Jackson, Mississippi WRBJ 34 / 34 Roberts Broadcasting 2006–13 Became an owned-and-operated station of the Trinity Broadcasting Network on May 24, 2013; replaced by WJTV-DT2 on October 1
Jackson, Tennessee "WBJK"
(cable-only)
2 (SD) Spectrum 2006–18 Cable-only; replaced by WNBJ-LD2
Jonesboro, Arkansas "KJOS"
(cable-only)
21 (SD) Jonesboro TV, LLC 2006–18 Cable-only; replaced by KAIT-DT3
Joplin, MO-Pittsburg, KS "KSXF"
(cable-only)
Cable One 2006–18 Cable-only; replaced by KFJX-DT2
Lafayette, Louisiana KLWB 50 / 50 Wilderness Communications 2006–10 Joined This TV on June 14, 2010 then MeTV; replaced by KATC-DT2
Lake Charles, Louisiana KVHP-DT27 29.2 / 30.2 American Spirit Media
(operated by Gray Television)
2009–17 Joined ABC August 31, 2017; replaced by KPLC-DT2
Laredo, Texas KGNS-DT2 8.2 Gray Television 2006–14 Switched to ABC on July 1, 2014
"Laredo CW 19"
(cable-only)
19 (SD) Time Warner Cable 2014–15 Cable-only; replaced by KYLX-LD2
Lima, Ohio WLIO-DT2 8.2 Block Communications 2006–08 Subchannel ceased airing CW programming on September 17, 2008 and replaced by "WBOH" (but see below); now a dedicated Fox (primary)/MyNetworkTV (secondary) affiliate for the Lima market
"WBOH"
(cable-only)
3 (SD) Time Warner Cable 2008–10 Cable-only; ceased operations and replaced by WBDT/Dayton
Lincoln - Hastings - Kearney, NE KCWL 51 / 51 Omaha World-Herald
(operated by Pappas Telecasting)
2006–09 Analog signal signed off June 9, 2009; digital signal signed on as Fox affiliate KFXL June 12; replaced by KXVO and, later, KCWH-LD/KNHL-DT3
Louisville WBKI 34 / 19 LM Communications Television
(operated by Block Communications)
2006–17 Ceased operations October 25, 2017 after selling its spectrum in an FCC auction; affiliation moved to existing simulcast on WMYO-DT3
WMYO-DT3 34.1 / 51.3 Block Communications 2012–18 Former simulcast of WBKI-TV prior to its shutdown; affiliation moved to the station's main channel 58.1 February 12, 2017
Macon, Georgia "WBMN"
(cable-only)
3 (SD) Cox Communications 2006–13 Cable-only; replaced by WMAZ-DT2
Madison, Wisconsin WBUW 57 / 32 Byrne Acquisition Group 2006–16 Affiliation moved to WMTV-DT2
Mankato, Minnesota "KWYE"
(cable-only)
19 (SD) Consolidated Communications 2006–19 Cable-only; to be replaced by KMNF-LD2 (late fall 2019)
Midland - Odessa, Texas KWES-DT2 9.2 Tegna 2014–19 Gray Television moved the affiliation to KCWO and KOSA-DT2 after selling KWES to Tegna Media
Monroe, Louisiana KNOE-DT2 8.2 Gray Television 2006–14 Switched to ABC in September 2014; replaced by KCWL-LD and KNOE-DT3
North Platte, Nebraska "KWPL"
(cable-only)
2 (SD) Spectrum 2006–18 Cable-only; replaced by KIIT-CD2
Ottumwa, IA-Kirksville, MO "KWOT"
(cable-only)
10 (SD) Mediacom 2006-2018 Cable-only; replaced by KYOU-DT4
Parkersburg, West Virginia "WBPB"
(cable-only)
WHIZ Media Group 2006–08 Cable-only, operated by WHIZ-TV; replaced by WQCW, and later by WOVA-LD2
Peoria - Bloomington, IL WHOI-DT2 19.2 Sinclair Broadcast Group
(operated by Quincy Media)
2006–16 Affiliation moved to WEEK-DT3
Presque Isle, Maine "WBPQ"
(cable-only)
13 (SD)
1212 (HD)
Spectrum 2006-2018 Cable-only; replaced by WAGM-DT3
Providence - New Bedford WLWC 28 OTA Broadcasting 2006–17 Affiliation moved to WNAC-DT2
Rapid City, South Dakota KWBH-LP 27 Rapid Broadcasting 2006–17 Affiliation moved to KCLO-DT2
Reno, Nevada KREN 27 / 26 Entravision Communications 2006–09 Sold by Pappas to Entravision Communications and joined Univision in April 2009; CW programming transferred to sister station KAZR-CA/KRNS-CA (now KRNS-CD), which is rebroadcast on KREN-DT2. (see above)
KREN-DT2
KRNS-CD
27.22
46
Entravision Communications 2009–18 Affiliation moved to KOLO-DT3
San Angelo, Texas "KWSA" non-ownership (various cable systems) 2006–06 Cable-only; replaced by KTXE-LD2
San Antonio, Texas KCWX 2 / 5 Corridor Television 2006–10 Joined MyNetworkTV on August 30, 2010; replaced by KMYS
San Diego - Tijuana KSWB 69 / 19 Tribune Broadcasting 2006–08 Joined Fox on August 1, 2008; replaced by XETV
XETV 6 / 23 Grupo Televisa
(through Bay City Television)
2008–17 Ceased English-language operations and became a Mexican-oriented station after XETV and The CW were unable to agree on financial terms; replaced by KFMB-DT2
Savannah, Georgia WGSA 35 / 35 Southern TV Corporation 2006–16 Affiliation moved to WSAV-DT2
Sioux Falls, South Dakota KWSD 36 / 36 J.F. Broadcasting 2006–12 Joined MeTV on September 10, 2012; replaced by KSFY-DT2
Springfield - Holyoke, MA "WBQT"
(cable-only)
16 (SD) various cable systems 2006–14 Cable-only; replaced by WWLP-DT2 as part of Media General's overall affiliation renewal[10]
St. Croix, Virgin Islands WCVI 39 Virgin Blue 2006–14 Became a LeSEA O&O in July 2014
St. Joseph, Missouri "WBJO"
(cable-only)
News-Press & Gazette Company 2006–12 Cable-only; schedule and program inventory transferred to KBJO-LD
KBJO-LD 21 / 16 2012–16 Joined NBC and became KNPG-LD November 1, 2016; replaced by KNPG-LD2
Tallahassee, FL-Thomasville, GA WFXU 57 / 48 Pegasus Communications Corporation 2006–06 Sold by Pegasus to Budd Broadcasting in late 2006, and has operated intermittently as an independent station since then; currently silent due to equipment problems; replaced by former satellite WTLF
Terre Haute, Indiana "WBI"
(cable-only)
3 (SD) 2006–17 Cable-only; replaced by WTHI-DT3
Toledo, Ohio "WT05"
(cable-only)
5 (SD) SJL Broadcasting
Buckeye CableSystem
2006–14 Cable-only; schedule and program inventory transferred to WTVG-DT2 on September 1, 2014
Topeka, Kansas KSNT-DT2 27.2 LIN Television 2006–08 Replaced CW programming with a simulcast of Fox affiliate KTMJ-CA in 11/2008; was replaced by KTKA-DT3 on June 2, 2009
Twin Falls, Idaho KTWT-LP 43 Neuhoff Family Limited Partnership 2006–12 Joined MyNetworkTV in early 2012 and Fox on July 1, 2012; replaced by former simulcast KMVT-DT2. KTWT has since become KSVT-LD channel 14.
Tyler - Longview, TX KCEB 54 / 51 London Broadcasting Company 2006–12 Joined MeTV in May 2012; replaced by KYTX-DT2
Utica, NY WKTV-DT2 2.2 / 29.2 Heartland Media LLC 2006–15 Joined CBS November 22, 2015 and replaced by WKTV-DT3
Victoria, Texas K39HB (low-powered analog terrestrial simulcast of "KWVB") 39 Howard Mintz 2006–18 Unexpectedly went Dark (at an unknown date), limiting access to cable TV service
"KWVB"
(cable-only)
10 (SD)
110 (HD)
Suddenlink Communications Cable-only; schedule and program inventory transferred to KVCT-DT3, the Victoria's CW 10 branding, as well as the fictitious "KWVB" callsign within its branding, meanwhile both remaining intact
Waco - Temple - Bryan, TX KWTX-DT2 10.2 Gray Television 2006–19 Replaced by KNCT after Gray Television, KWTX-TV's owners, bought the PBS member station from Central Texas College
Walla Walla, WA KCWK 9 / Pappas Telecasting 2006–08 Ceased operations May 25, 2008 after filing for bankruptcy; was replaced by KIMA-DT2/KEPR-DT2 on March 31, 2009
Wilmington, North Carolina WBW 20 Morris Multimedia 2006–13 Cable-only; replaced by WWAY-DT2
WWAY-DT2 3.2 / 46.2 2013–17 Joined CBS January 1, 2017; schedule and program inventory transferred to WWAY-DT3
Yuma, AZ - El Centro, CA KSWT-DT2 13.2 Northwest Broadcasting (operated by News-Press & Gazette Company 2006–10 Ended CW affiliation on March 29, 2010; replaced by KECY-DT3
Zanesville, Ohio "WBZV" 13 (SD)
1013 (HD)
WHIZ Media Group 2006–08 Cable-only, operated by WHIZ-TV; and replaced by WWHO/Chillicothe/Columbus
WWHO 53 / 46 Manhan Media
(operated through SSA by Sinclair Broadcast Group)
2008 WWHO served briefly as the default CW affiliate (on cable) for the Zanesville media market from March 2008 through early July 2008, after WHIZ-TV discontinued WBZV, its cable-only CW Plus affiliate. Spectrum currently carries a cable-only CW Plus feed branded as "Zanesville CW 13" in the market, which has no connections to WHIZ-TV.

See alsoEdit

  • [1] - Nielsen DMA rankings for 2010-11

ReferencesEdit

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  9. ^ "Gray Renews All Its NBC, CW Affiliations". TVNewsCheck. November 5, 2014. Retrieved July 14, 2016.
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