Six Stations Launch NextGen TV In Shreveport, La.

Six stations serving the Shreveport, La., television market today began broadcasting with NextGen TV, also known as ATSC 3.0. Switching on the new transmission standard are the Wray family’s KTBS (ABC) and KPXJ (CW); Gray Television’s KSLA (CBS); Mission Broadcasting’s KMSS (Fox); and Nexstar Broadcasting’s KTAL (NBC) and KSHV (MNT). Today’s launch in Shreveport follows […]

Shreveport Duopoly Live Captions Newscasts With ENCO

KTBS (ABC) and KPXJ (CW) Shreveport, La. (DMA 86), needed a more streamlined and cost-efficient method of meeting FCC mandates for closed captions. After evaluating several captioning products, the evaluation team at KTBS LLC. chose ENCO’s enCaption4 automated closed captioning system. “The trend in broadcast TV today is towards producing more live, unscripted content,” said Bob Shafer, assistant chief engineer for KTBS-KPXJ. […]


KTBS, KPXJ Add GatesAir Maxiva Transmitters


KPXJ Launches Movies!, AntennaTV Diginets

KPXJ Shreveport, La., has added The Movies! and AntennaTV for viewers in the Shreveport market, DMA 82. The addition of Movies! and AntenaTV brings the number of stations to seven now available to viewers in the market through KTBS (ABC) and KPXJ (CW), both owned by the Wray family. In addition to its main signal, […]

DMAS 12, 53 & 82

Movies! Adds Seattle, Providence, Shreveport

The classic film diginet from Fox and Weigel will debut on subchannels of KFFV Seattle; WLWC Providence, R.I.; and KPXJ Shreveport, La., and boosts its U.S. coverage to over 40%.


Rentrak Adds KTBS-KPXJ Shreveport, La.

Rentrak Corp. today announced a multi-year local TV ratings contract with co-owned KTBS (ABC) and KPXJ (CW) Shreveport, La. (DMA 82). The two stations will use Rentrak’s local TV ratings currency, including the match of viewing to Polk automotive purchase and “in-market” affinity insights, to help agencies and direct clients best reach their desired audience […]


WorldNow Adds KTBS-KPXJ Shreveport

WorldNow announced today that it is adding ABC affiliate KTBS and CW affil KPXJ  Shreveport, La. (DMA 82), to its client roster. The stations will be migrating to WorldNow’s digital publishing platforms by the end of May. George Sirven, station manager of KTBS-KPXJ, said: “We did a tremendous amount of due diligence before deciding to […]