Station Profile

Nexstar Broadcasting Group purchased KGCW a CW affiliate, from Grant Communications on December 1, 2014. KGCW is branded as the Quad Cities’ CW. This youthful network is home to proven hit shows The Flash, All-American and Riverdale and new classics like Superman & Lois and Nancy Drew.

KGCW’s syndicated programming includes The Simpsons, Family Guy, Two and a Half Men, and Last Man Standing.  Sports fans can also enjoy Minnesota Vikings Preseason Football and a number of weekly shows affiliated with the Green Bay Packers, the Minnesota Vikings, the University of Iowa Hawkeyes, and The Iowa State University Cyclones (football and basketball).

Market Profile

Davenport, IA – Rock Island / Moline, IL is in the 103rd largest DMA in the United States, with a population of approximately 644,800 and 259,590 television households, as reported by Nielsen Media.

Cable / ADS penetration in the market is estimated to be 79.5%; 39% wired and 40.5% ADS. Major employers include Alcoa, Kraft and Exelon. The Quad Cities also serves as world headquarters for John Deere and home to the Rock Island Arsenal, a major military installation. The scenic Mississippi River joins Iowa and Illinois while Interstate 80 and Quad Cities International Airport provide transportation opportunities to either coast. The Quad Cities is home to the PGA Tour’s John Deere Classic Golf Tournament, held annually in Silvis, IL and televised on the CBS television network. In 2013, Modern Woodmen Park, nestled along the Mississippi River, was voted best Minor League Ball Park in America in a USA Today poll.

Source: Nielsen Media, USA Today

Station Contact Information

231 18th Street Rock Island, IL 61201 P: (309) 786-5441

Station Contacts

J. Patrick Baldwin, Vice President and General Manager

Pat Baldwin, General Manager

Trent Poindexter, Director of Sales

Mike Mickle, News Director

Heather Davis, Local Sales Manager

Sabrina Smith, Digital Media Manager

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