Nexstar Broadcasting Group purchased WLMT-TV 30 a CW affiliate, from Newport Broadcasting Corporation in December of 2012. CW 30 Memphis has always held a strong commitment to the Mid-South. Today, that commitment is stronger than ever, including serving the viewers with the best possible programming and local news coverage. The CW 30 News at 9pm can be seen 7 nights a week, offering viewers local news one hour earlier. CW 30 Memphis, Your Local Sports Station, is the exclusive home to all of the University of Memphis Tigers coaches' shows and broadcasts several University of Memphis Tigers mens basketball games as well as The Butch Jones Show, The Season: Ole Miss, TSSAA State Football Championships and Liberty Bowl High School All-Star Football. The best local game highlights can be seen weekly on Sonic High School Sports Blast. Syndicated programming on CW 30 Memphis includes Jerry Springer, Peoples Court, Judge Mathis, Paternity Court, Hot Bench, Two and a Half Men, Steve Wilkos, Maury Povich and favorites like Family Guy and The Simpsons.
Memphis, TN is in the 50th largest DMA in the United States, with a population of approximately 1,618,780 and 649,360 television households, as reported by Nielsen Media.
One of the largest celebrations in the “Bluff City” is Memphis in May highlighting the Beale Street Music Festival. Memphis is home to the NBA Grizzlies and the AAA baseball team, the Redbirds. FedEx, International Paper and Auto Zone are Fortune 500 Companies headquartered in Memphis. The Memphis Zoo was rated one of the best in the country by USA Today. Visitors from around the world travel to Memphis to visit Elvis Presley's home "Graceland" and where he recorded his first song at Sun Studios. The National Civil Rights Museum is located inside the Lorraine Motel where Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated.
MANAGEMENT CONTACT INFORMATION
Joseph Denk, General Manager
Lisa Lovell, News Director
Thomas Holmes, Creative Service Director
Bruce Howie, Local Sales Manager
Janet Connella, National Sales Manger
David Turner, Digital Sales Manager