KKTV 11 News Colorado Springs

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Channel 11 Colorado

KKTV 11 News registered as KKTV is a CBS affiliate operating in Colorado Springs, CO and Pueblo. Owned by Gray Television, the studio facilities of the channel are maintained on East Colorado Avenue in downtown Colorado Springs while transmitter installed atop Cheyenne Mountain. Active since Dec 1952, the channel is carried by Comcast Xfinity cable.

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Catchphrase: Your Breaking News Leader

Website: www.kktv.com

 

History

The third oldest television service after KWGN and USA in the state of Colorado, KKTV went on air on Dec 7, 1952. It original studios were set up on Mill Street and propagated the programming of ABC, CBS, Du Mont and NBC shortly after its launch. It lost it affiliation with NBC to KRDO in 1953 and became the primary affiliate of CBS and secondary of ABC in 1956 following the closure of DuMont. The channel was relocated to South Tejon Street in Colorado Springs during the same time (1956).

Following the unification of Colorado Springs and Pueblo market in 1960, the station  became a fulltime primary and exclusive CBS affiliate, KRDO-TV opted for ABC affiliate and Pueblo-based KCSJ went on to join NBC. The studios were shifted to a building in North Nevada Avenue in Colorado Springs on Dec 7, 1969. It was the sold to Ackerley Group at the end of 1982; the company held the service until 1999 when it exchanged the asset to Benedek Broadcasting for KCOY in a swap deal. In a deal to purchase most of Benedek’s assets, Gray Television obtained the channel in April 2002.

KKTV stated broadcasting in HD on Oct 17, 2009. It initiated the live coverage of Waldo Canyon fire on June 23, 2012 in Colorado Springs. CBS affiliate in mid-2013 relocated to its current location 520 East Colorado Avenue in downtown in Colorado Springs. The seven relay facilities of the channel are K25LE-D, K36LB-D, K13ZI, K07BW-D, K31IV-D, K35JS-D and K47MP-D installed in Las Animas Cheyenne Wells Canon City, Westcliffe, Romeo, Lamar and Hoehne. Watch the latest news, weather and sports updates, traffic reports, crime stories, one-time traffic alerts, contests and more. Follow the channel on Facebook and Twitter. Here is the website: www.kktv.com

 

Contact

Address: 520 E. Colorado

Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Tel: 719 634 2844

Fax: 719 632 0808

News Fax: 719 634 3741