KAIT launching new CW affiliate in Region 8

Updated: Jul. 25, 2018 at 3:39 PM CDT
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JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - KAIT-TV has signed an affiliation agreement to become the home of The CW Network in Region 8.

The new channel is scheduled to launch Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018.

The CW Network will bring its hit shows to the new KAIT CW with original primetime series including Riverdale, Supergirl, The Flash, Arrow, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, and Jane The Virgin. Starting this fall, The CW will broadcast a six-night, Sunday through Friday primetime schedule.

KAIT CW will also carry The CW Network's exclusive television events including the iHEARTRadio Music Festival.

"The CW is an exciting addition to the KAIT family," said Vice President and General Manager Hatton Weeks. "CW's lineup offers a great complement to our ABC and NBC programming. This is a win for all viewers in Region 8."

"We are excited to expand our partnership with Raycom by adding a new CW affiliate in Jonesboro," said Chris Brooks, executive vice president, network distribution, The CW.  "We're looking forward to working together with KAIT-TV this fall, and in the years to come."

For more information, contact Adam Dozier, Director of Marketing at (870) 336-1825 or tdozier@kait8.com

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