KNPN-LD launched on June 2, 2012, with Fox programming on its main channel, a simulcast of News-Press 3 NOW on digital channel 26.2, The CW on digital channel 26.3 and Telemundo on digital channel 26.4. KNPN-LD will become the third television station to be licensed to the St. Joseph market, after ABC affiliate KQTV (channel 2), which launched on September 27, 1953 as a CBS affiliate and Trinity Broadcasting Network O&O KTAJ-TV, which signed on in August 1986. The station replaces WDAF-TV/Kansas City as the default Fox affiliate for the market on Suddenlink Communications, Dish Network and DirecTV (though it will still be viewable over-the-air as its receives Grade B signal coverage in much of the St. Joseph area).
1This station is owned by Hubbard Broadcasting, but is operated by NPG. 2This station is owned by VistaWest Media, LLC, but is operated by NPG. 3This station carries a secondary MyNetworkTV affiliation on its primary channel. 4This station was built and signed on by NPG. 5Originally operating as a cable-only channel, News-Press 3 NOW is also relayed on a second digital subchannel of KNPN-LD. 6Owned by Cox Media Group, NPG operates these stations under a SSA.