Nexstar Broadcasting Group purchased KCWI-TV, a CW affiliate, from Pappas Broadcasting on March 14, 2016. KCWI’s strong commitment to the communities it serves is best exemplified by the 3 hours of live, local lifestyle programming every weekday under the title of CW Iowa Live. Immediately following the acquisition, CW Iowa Live at 9 was launched, a local news program airing 7 days a week at 9PM. KCWI is also the local TV home of the Chicago Cubs and Green Bay Packer preseason football.
Syndicated programs seen on KCWI include The Middle, Modern Family, TMZ, How I Met Your Mother and King of Queens.
KCWI is in the th largest DMA in the United States, with a population of approximately and television households, as reported by Nielsen Media.
Station Contact Information3903 Westown Parkway West Des Moines, IA 50266 P: (515) 457-9645
Jon Skorburg, General Manager
Tony Hoffman, Director of Sales
April Samp, News Director