New net’s coverage tops 79% of the country over 124 affiliates.
CW announced today that it signed exclusive, long-term affiliation agreements with stations in 13 markets representing 2.64% of total U.S. TV households. These signings increase CW’s national coverage to more than 79% of the country on 124 affiliates, including 19 of the top 20 markets and 26 of the top 30.
The newly signed affiliates are:
ÃƒÆ’Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â· KWBT Tulsa, Okla., owned by Griffin Communications (DMA rank 61).
ÃƒÆ’Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â· KSKN Spokane, Wash., owned by Belo Corp. (DMA rank 78).
ÃƒÆ’Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â· WQWQ Paducah, Ky.-Cape Girardeau, Mo.-Harrisburg-Mt. Vernon, Ill., owned by Raycom Media (DMA rank 80).
ÃƒÆ’Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â· KWKB Cedar Rapids-Waterloo-Iowa City-Dubuque, Iowa, owned by KM Communications (DMA rank 88).
ÃƒÆ’Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â· WISE-DT Ft. Wayne, Ind., owned by Granite Broadcasting (DMA rank 106).
ÃƒÆ’Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â· WWMB Myrtle Beach-Florence, S.C., owned by Sagamore Hill Broadcasting of Carolina and operated under a local marketing agreement by Barrington Broadcasting (DMA rank 107).
ÃƒÆ’Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â· KSNT-DT Topeka, Kan., owned by Montecito Broadcast Group (DMA rank 136).
ÃƒÆ’Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â· KDLH-DT Duluth-Superior, Minn., owned by Malara Broadcast Group and operated under a local marketing agreement by Granite Broadcasting (DMA rank 137).
ÃƒÆ’Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â· KAUZ-DT Wichita Falls, Texas-Lawton, Okla., owned by Hoak Media (DMA rank 144).
ÃƒÆ’Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â· WVIR-DT Charlottesville, Va., owned by Waterman Broadcasting (DMA rank 181). The station also covers the Harrisonburg, Va., DMA (No. 186) via simulcast.
ÃƒÆ’Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â· KVIQ-DT Eureka, CA, owned by Sainte Partners II, LP (DMA rank 194).
ÃƒÆ’Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â· KWYF-LP Casper-Riverton, WY, owned by Wyomedia Corp. (DMA rank 198).
KWBT, KSKN and KWKB are currently affiliates of the WB. WQWQ and WWMB are currently UPN affiliates. WISE-DT, KSNT-DT and WVIR-DT are digital stations of the NBC affiliates in their respective markets. WVIR-DT is located in Charlottesville and also covers the Harrisonburg DMA via simulcast. KDLH-DT and KAUZ-DT are the digital stations of the CBS affiliates in their respective markets. KVIQ-DT is the digital station of the CBS affiliate in Eureka, with a simulcast on KEMY-LP. KWYF-LP is the over-the-air analog station of the Fox affiliate.