After 36-Year Absence, DMA 200 Gets CBS-Affiliate

By Andrew Gauthier 

Television Broadcast

KTVO-TV signed an affiliate deal with CBS to bring that network to the market for the first time in 36 years. The Barrington Broadcasting-owned ABC affiliate will brand the new feed “KTVO CBS 3.2.” Over-the-air broadcasting will commence this Saturday, May 15 at 7 a.m.

“Cable retransmission of the signal will commence over several area cable TV systems once subscriber notification is completed,” KTVO said.


KTVO will carry the “entire CBS primetime and daytime schedule, as well as CBS News programs, CBS NFL and College Football and the NCAA Basketball Tournament, plus locally originated shows and syndicated programming,” KTVO said in announcing the affiliation agreement. More…