Broadcasting over an antenna atop Cheyanne Mountain, at nearly 10,000 feet above sea level KXRM/KXTU (FOX and CW affiliates) reach Colorado Springs, Pueblo and Southern Colorado on over-the air channel 21 and channel 57. Both stations are carried on all cable and satellite systems in the market.
In addition to airing FOX Network entertainment and sports programming FOX 21News produces 42 hours of local content every week. FOX21news.com has seen major growth over the last five years. The FOX21 news department has won many industry accolades including a National Edward R. Murrow award in 2013 for the coverage of the Waldo Canyon Fire. In 2015 FOX 21 launched SKYFOX 21 the 1st federally sanctioned drone aircraft cleared for media use in the State of Colorado.
KXTU (SOCOCW) carries CW network entertainment programming along with a strong lineup of comedy and talk shows.
Colorado Springs, CO is in the 85th largest DMA in the United States, with a population of approximately 841,752 and 327,530 television households, as reported by Nielsen Media.
Cable/ADS penetration in the market is estimated to be 83% (44.1% wired/38.9% ADS). Heavily populated with military, Colorado Springs is home to Fort Carson Army Post, Peterson & Schiever Air Force Bases and The United States Air Force Academy. An hour north of Colorado Springs is the Denver DMA with 2.5 million People.
Station Contact Information560 Wooten Road Colorado Springs, CO 80915 P: (719) 596-2100
Stephen Dant, General Manager
Donna D'Amico, Director of Sales
Joe Cole, News Director
James Muller, Creative Services Director
Douglas Ducote, Chief Engineer