The stations Scripps is acquiring are primarily a mix of NBC and NBC affiliates. They are KATC Lafayette, La. (ABC); WLEX (NBC), Lexington, Ky.; KOAA (NBC) Colorado Springs; KSBY (NBC) Santa Barbara; KRIS (NBC) and KAJA (Telemundo), Corpus Christi, Texas; KPAX and KAJJ (CBS) Missoula, Mont.; KTVQ (CBS) Billings, Mont.; KXLF-KBZK (CBS), Butte-Bozeman, Mont.; KRTV (CBS) and KTGF (NBC) Great Falls, Mont.; and KTVH (NBC) and KXLH (CBS), Helena, Mont.
The Cordillera stations diversify Scripps’ affiliate relationships, adding more NBC and CBS stations to the company’s strong ABC roster.
The stations joining Scripps’ television portfolio today are:
WLEX, the NBC affiliate in Lexington, Kentucky
KOAA, the NBC affiliate in Colorado Springs, Colorado
KATC, the ABC affiliate in Lafayette, Louisiana
KSBY, the NBC affiliate in Santa Barbara-San Luis Obispo, California
KRIS, the NBC affiliate, and KAJA, a Telemundo affiliate, in Corpus Christi, Texas
KPAX and KAJJ, the CBS affiliates in Missoula, Montana
KTVQ, the CBS affiliate in Billings, Montana
KXLF and KBZK, the CBS affiliates in Butte-Bozeman, Montana
KRTV, the CBS affiliate, and KTGF, the NBC affiliate, in Great Falls, Montana
KTVH, the NBC affiliate, and KXLH, the CBS affiliate, in Helena, Montana