Nexstar Renews CBS Affiliation at 5 Stations

By Kevin Eck 

nexstar_640Nexstar has signed a long-term affiliation agreement with CBS Television Network for four of its owned stations and one Mission Broadcasting station.

Nexstar’s KGPE in Fresno, Calif., KREX in Grand Junction, Colo., KLAS in Las Vegas and WTAJ in Altoona, Pa. Mission’s WYOU in Wilkes-Barre-Scranton, Pa. was also included.

“We are very pleased to extend our affiliation with Nexstar and Mission in five key markets and happy they recognize the value our programming brings to their business,” said Ray Hopkins, president of network distribution for the CBS Television Network. “Nexstar has a proven record of providing local viewers with high-quality programming and strong community support and we look forward to reaching these audiences and continuing our long-time collaboration with Perry and his local teams for years to come.”