KAMR-TV is an NBC-affiliated television station and licensed to Abilene, Texas. Nexstar Media Group has owned the station, Nexstar is operating other two networks: KCPN-LP and KCIT which working under the joint sales agreement with KAMR-TV. These three networks share studios which located on Southeast 11th Avenue and South Fillmore Street in downtown Amarillo. The station founded on 18 March 1953 and first show aired 65 years ago on the same date. The call letter meaning of network is “AMaRillo”.
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On 5 September 1951, The Plains Radio Broadcasting Company and The owner of radio KGNC station applied for a commercial television station to Federal Communications Commission. FCC granted a construction permit to Pains Radio Broadcasting on 8 October 1953 and received approval with call letters KGNC-TV. The first show signed on the air on 18 March 1953 and signed on CBS affiliate market on 4 April. The secondary affiliation maintained with the DuMont but shut down in 1955 due to various issues.
In this year NTA Film Network joined the station and then closed in 1961. On 8 October 1966, The Global News Publishing Company announced that it would sell out KGNC-TV and its sister stations to Stauffer Communications for $5.6 million. Cannan Communications purchased the station from Stauffer in October 1973 for $2.5 million. Cannan Communications got the license by FCC on 31 July 1974. The call letters changed into KAMR-TV on 15th November 1974. Quorum Broadcasting declared that it would purchase the station from Cannan Communications on 5 January 1999. FCC granted approval to Quorum on 23 February 1999. Nexstar Broadcasting made a deal on 8 September 2003 for purchasing KAMR-TV including two other channels KCIT and KCPN-LP for $230 million. The sale was completed on 31 December 2003 and still owned by Nexstar Group.
KAMR-TV carries all kind of programming such as news, talk shows to game shows, drama series and other entertainment shows. In below table, the list of programming given, have a look at it.
Saturday Last Night
It is a variety show, features comedy sketches which describe culture and politics.
Meet the Press
It is a talk show in which politics, economic and foreign policy issues discussed.
|Football Night in America
|Meet the Press
|Public Affairs/News Analysis program
|Saturday Night Live
|KAMR Local 4 News at Ten
|The Young Icons
|NBC Nightly News: Weekend Edition
|State of Texas
|Entertainment Tonight Weekend
|The 700 Club
|The Rachael Ray Show
|Key to the Kingdom
|Main KAMR-TV programming/NBC
|My Network TV