About KBTX-TV 3

KBTX-TV Bio: 


  • Digital/High Definition 50-1, 50-2 (3.1, 3.2)

  • Owned by Gray Television Group, Inc.

  • Established/On the Air: May 22, 1957

  • Network Affiliation: CBS/The CW

  • Hours of Operation: 24 hours

  • National Sales Rep: Direct to Station (effective 1/1/16)

  • Total Coverage Area: 17 Counties (Total HH = 500,000+)

  • Market: Waco – Temple – Bryan/College Station (Nielsen Market #87)

  • Content/Commercial Delivery Methods: DG Systems, PathFire, Dyvx, DVX, Fast Channel, FTP file

  • Production: Full service, state of the art post-production and in-field/in-studio commercial production. Post production suites include nonlinear editing, utilizing Adobe Creative Suite for production of commercial, corporate, web and graphics.

  • Signal carried on Suddenlink Cable Channel 5 and 105 HD in Bryan/College Station.

  • Signal carried on various cable systems within the KBTX coverage area. (details available)

  • Primary Counties in KBTX coverage area: Brazos, Burleson, Madison, Leon, Grimes, Robertson, Washington & Walker.

  • Secondary Counties in KBTX coverage area: Montgomery, Milam, Lee, Waller, Austin, San Jacinto, Polk, Houston, & Trinity.

  • KBTX signal carried on Direct TV and DISH Network throughout the Waco-Temple-Bryan DMA

  • Distance to Waco – approx. 95 miles ; Distance to Houston – 90 miles; Distance to Austin – 100 miles;

  • Distance to Dallas – 185 miles; Distance to San Antonio – 195 miles

  • Only LIVE local full-power television news, sports and weather operation in the Bryan –College Station region

  • Eight (8) Live Eye Network cameras strategically placed for vista views and regional coverage

  • KBTX Weather Edge, mobile weather lab with $100k in storm chasing and weather analysis equipment 

  • Six newscasts per day Monday-Friday and three weekend newscasts