The SagamoreHill NBC affiliate in Jackson, Tenn., is adding CW fare plus a 9 p.m. newscast on ch. 39.2.
SagamoreHill-owned NBC affiliate WNBJ-LD Jackson, Tenn. (DMA 177) is now airing The CW on its ch. 39.2 subchannel. Branded as West Tennessee’s CW 39, it is also available on JEA Cable and will be available on Spectrum.
“We’re excited to bring another local television station to our viewers, businesses and community,” says WNBJ General Manager Peter Noll. “Being local is very important to our company and this brings greater opportunities to West Tennessee.”
CW 39 will carry all the primetime CW series including Riverdale, The Flash, Arrow, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow and Black Lightning. CW 39 will also be a part of The CW’s launch of Sunday night programming this fall, with Supergirl and the series premiere of the new Charmed.
“We are excited to add WNBJ to the CW family,” said CW Executive Vice President of Network Distribution, Chris Brooks.” “With our upcoming Sunday night expansion, WNBJ and The CW are both poised for growth in the years ahead.”
39 News which currently airs on NBC 39 weeknights at 6 and 10 will add an additional newscast weeknights at 9 on CW 39. 39 News at 9 will include the popular news series Made In Tennessee, spotlighting the great products and services made in the local area.
CW 39 will also air syndicated programming including Black-ish, The Goldbergs, Family Guy and Seinfeld.