KEYE-TV Austin

KEYE - Channel 42 Texas - CBS Austin

KEYE-TV is a CBS affiliated television station and licensed to Austin, Texas. Sinclair Broadcasting Group has owned the station. The Studios located on Metric Boulevard in North Austin and transmitter on Waymaker Way on the west side of Austin. The station established in 1983 and the first show aired 34 years ago on 4 December 1983. The call sign meaning of network is “The CBS EYE”.

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        “Only KEYE-TV, Only CBS” (General)

“On Your Side” (Newscast)

“Sharing the Spirit of Texas” (35th anniversary, 2018-2019)


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The station signed on the air on 4 December 1983 with call letters KBVO-TV. The call signs are taken from the University of Texas at Austin’s mascot. At that that it was an independent network, owned by Steve Breard. On 6 October 1986, it started programming with Fox network and rebranding itself as “Fox 42”. Granite Broadcasting acquired the station from Beard in 1993 for $54 million. On 1 July 1995, the affiliation of the network gone to CBS and next day call letters changed into KEYE-TV. The call sign refers to CBS Wye Logo and sometimes rebranded as “The Eye of Texas. It also branded itself as Your Eye on Austin and K-EYE 42. Granite decided to sale the station in 1999 and CBS agreed to but for $160 million. In 2000, Viacom purchased CBS and network became part of television stations in Texas. It again rebranded to “CBS42 K-EYE” in 2005. Cerberus Capital Management, L.P decided to acquire seven stations of CBS on 7 February 2007. Four Points Media Group took over the operation of the station in 2007 and sale completed on 10 January 2008. Sinclair Broadcast Group decided to purchase the network for $200 million on 8 September 2011.



KEYE-T V carries all kind of programming such as news, talk show, sitcom, public affairs program, Reality series, game show etc. A list of shows has given below in the table, have a look at it.

48 hours

It is a newsmagazine, presents true crime documentaries and all other previous 24 hour shows.

Madam Secretary

It is a political drama, explores the life of secretary Elizabeth McCord’s life. She Negotiates worldwide issues such as international diplomacy, office politics etc.

Corn Warriors

It is a TV series, focuses on five farmers who compete for top yield in corn production.

Sr. No Programs Category
1 Face the Nation Public Affairs/ political talk program
2 48 Hours Newsmagazine
3 The Neighborhood Comedy
4 Happy Together Sitcom
5 Person of Interest Crime Drama, Action, Science Fiction
6 Corn Warriors Reality/Documentary TV Series
7 The Right Side With Armstrong Williams Talk Show
8 Full Measure With Sharyl Attkisson Public Affairs/ Investigative news magazine
9 NCIS: Los Angeles Police Procedural, Military, Action drama
10 Madam Secretary Political Drama, thriller
11 The Price Is Right Game Show
12 Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? Game Show
13 Modern Family Sitcom, Mockumentary
14 Let’s Make a Deal Game Show



                 Digital Availability
Main KEYE programming/ CBS Channel 42.1
Telemundo Channel 42.2