Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXST), today announced that KAUT-TV, one of the company’s owned and operated television stations serving Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, will become an affiliate of The CW Network on September 1, 2023. KAUT-TV will begin carrying The CW’s primetime entertainment and live sports programming at that time.
“KAUT-TV has a legacy of providing their viewers, advertisers, and the community with outstanding service, and we are very pleased to be bringing The CW’s new programming line-up to the station this Fall,” said Andrew Alford, president of Nexstar’s broadcasting division. “Adding ACC college football and basketball, NASCAR Xfinity Series racing, ‘INSIDE THE NFL,’ and a full slate of new primetime entertainment programming to the station will drive viewership and increase opportunities for advertisers.”
One of America’s major broadcast networks, The CW reaches 100% of US households and delivers 14 hours of primetime programming per week in addition to live sports such as ACC college football and basketball and other entertainment programming. The network is the exclusive broadcast home to LIV Golf and will be adding NASCAR Xfinity Series racing in 2025. The fully ad-supported CW App, with more than 96 million downloads to date, is available for free to consumers on all major digital platforms.
Nexstar Media Group, Inc. is based in Irving, Texas.