It’s KXPI Pocatello and KIDK Idaho Falls will air My Network TV as well as a 9 p.m. newscast beginning Sept. 14.
Fisher Communications Inc. announced today that it has signed an agreement for its KXPI Pocatello, Idaho (DMA 162) to broadcast programming from My Network TV.
Beginning Sept. 14, KXPI will broadcast MyNetworkTV programming along with a variety of local and syndicated programming on ch. 24. KXPI’s programming will also be broadcast on sister station KIDK’s digital ch. 3.2 for viewers in Idaho Falls. KXPI and KIDK will also broadcast late news seven days a week at 9 p.m. “to offer viewers an earlier news option.”
“As KIDK was Idaho Falls’ first TV station, signing on the air 55 years ago, we at Fisher are delighted to now bring another channel of free television entertainment to the region with My Network TV on KXPI,” said Regional Vice President Larry Roberts.
“In addition to the My Network TV prime programming, including WWE Friday Night SmackDown and Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader?, KXPI will carry a strong programming lineup with premiere syndicated shows such as Dr. Oz and Two and Half Men as well as the new primetime local newscast,” stated General Manager Jim Wareham. “This duopoly station will give Eastern Idaho viewers a new entertainment option while providing our region’s businesses with a very affordable advertising opportunity to reach those viewers.”