KRON4 to develop into CW affiliate this fall

WPHL-TV, KRON-TV, and WTTA-TV Will Carry CW’s Primetime Leisure, Dwell Sports activities, and Particular Occasion Programming in Three of the Nation’s High-15 Markets

IRVING, TX (June 14, 2023)—Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXST), at this time introduced that its owned and operated tv stations in three of the nation’s top-15 tv markets, together with WPHL-TV in Philadelphia (DMA #4), KRON-TV in San Francisco (DMA #10), and WTTA-TV in Tampa (DMA #13), will develop into associates of The CW Community on September 1, 2023.  All three stations will start carrying the community’s primetime leisure, dwell sports activities, and particular occasion programming at the moment.

“The addition of those Nexstar-owned stations as associates will deliver the variety of Nexstar and partner-owned CW stations to 40, protecting 38% of U.S. TV Households—equal to or larger than the native owned and operated station presence of any of the opposite main community house owners,” mentioned Andrew Alford, president of Nexstar’s broadcasting division.  “As The CW’s #1 affiliate group, Nexstar may be very happy to be bringing the community’s programming to those stations this fall, particularly with a brand new line-up of primetime reveals reminiscent of ‘Contained in the NFL,’ ‘Sullivan’s Crossing,’ and ‘Fboy Island,’ and returning hits reminiscent of ‘All-American,’ and ‘Walker.’  Philadelphia, San Francisco, and Tampa are among the many most vital tv markets within the nation and including The CW’s programming to them will supply advertisers quite a lot of new linear and digital alternatives to achieve thousands and thousands of viewers.”

One in every of America’s main broadcast networks, The CW reaches 100% of US households and delivers 14 hours of primetime programming per week along with sports activities and different leisure programming and is the unique broadcast house to LIV Golf.  The totally ad-supported CW App, with greater than 95 million downloads thus far, is offered without cost to shoppers on all main digital platforms.

Dennis Miller, President of The CW Community, commented, “These stations in Philadelphia, San Francisco, and Tampa have deep relationships with their viewers, advertisers, and the communities they serve; they’re a terrific addition to the CW household and can assist us higher form the way forward for the community.”

About Nexstar Media Group, Inc.

Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXST) is a number one diversified media firm that produces and distributes participating native and nationwide information, sports activities and leisure content material throughout tv, streaming and digital platforms, together with greater than 300,000 hours of stories, sports activities, and leisure programming annually. Nexstar owns America’s largest native broadcasting group comprised of prime community associates, with 200 owned or associate stations in 116 U.S. markets reaching 212 million individuals. Nexstar’s nationwide tv properties embrace The CW, America’s fifth main broadcast community, NewsNation, America’s fastest-growing nationwide information and leisure cable community reaching 70 million tv houses, common leisure multicast networks Antenna TV and Rewind TV, and a 31.3% possession stake in TV Meals Community. The Firm’s portfolio of digital property, together with The Hill and BestReviews, are collectively a High 10 U.S. digital information and data property. Along with delivering distinctive content material and repair to our communities, Nexstar gives premium multiplatform and video-on-demand promoting alternatives at scale for companies and types in search of to leverage the sturdy client engagement of our compelling content material providing. For extra info, please go to nexstar.television.

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