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  • A listing of television stations currently and formerly owned and/or operated by The E.W. Scripps Company. All stations are listed in order by their primary affiliations and market sizes from largest to smallest, according to The Nielsen Company.

Keys

  • ⭐️ An original station for the company prior to mass acquisitions starting in 2002.
  • ⚠️ Stations built and/or signed-on by Scripps directly.
  • 📡 Stations acquired by Scripps as divestitures from the Capital Cities-ABC merger in 1986.
  • 🍒 Stations whose licenses and/or operating agreements were acquired one by one by Scripps on an individual basis, outside of mass acquisitions of stations in two or more markets.
  • 💲 Stations acquired by Scripps with its acquisition of the Shop at Home Network in 2002.
  • 🚀 Stations acquired from McGraw-Hill in 2011.
  • 🚧 Stations acquired from Granite Broadcasting Corporation in 2014.
  • 💾 Stations acquired from Journal Communications in 2015.
  • 📺 Stations acquired by Scripps as divestitures from the acquisition of Raycom Media by Gray Television in 2019.
  • ⛰️ Stations acquired with its acquisition of Cordillera Communications in 2019.
  • ⚡ Stations acquired by Scripps as divestitures from the acquisition of Tribune Media by Nexstar Media Group in 2019.

Current Stations

ABC Affiliates

  • 1 KGTV also operates a low-power translator station, KZSD-LP in San Diego.

CBS Affiliates

  • 1 KZTV is owned by SagamoreHill Broadcasting, however Scripps through KRIS-TV programs, manages and operates the station under a Shared Services Agreement.
  • 2 These stations make up the majority of owned-and-operated stations of the Montana Television Network, a statewide network of stations that also includes NBC affiliate KTVH-DT and its translator KTGF-LD in Helena and third-party CBS affiliate KXGN-TV in Glendive. All stations are Scripps owned-and-operated except KXGN, which is owned and operated by Marks Radio Group.

CW Affiliates

Fox Stations

NBC Affiliates

  • 1 KTVH-DT and its low-power translator in Helena, KTGF-LD, are owned-and-operated stations of the Montana Television Network, a statewide network of stations that also includes CBS affiliates KTVQ in Billings, KRTV in Great Falls, KXLH-LD in Helena, KXLF-TV in Butte, KBZK in Bozeman, KPAX-TV in Missoula, KAJJ-CD in Kalispell and third-party-owned KXGN-TV in Glendive. KTVH also operates the following locally-owned translator stations: K15AS-D, K20BP-D, K34DN-D and K36CW-D, all in Phillips County and K42DD-D in Joplin in Liberty County.

Other Stations

  • 1 Scripps has granted Nexstar Media Group the option to reacquire WPIX which Nexstar can exercise and explore starting March 31, 2020 and has until December 31, 2021 to do so.
  • 2 KGTV also operates a low-power translator station, KZSD-LP in San Diego.
  • 3 KMCI-TV is licensed to the town of Lawrence, Kansas, which is within the Kansas City television market.
  • 4 WFLX and KNIN-TV are owned by Gray Television, however Scripps operates these stations under Shared Services Agreements.
  • 5 KZTV is owned by SagamoreHill Broadcasting, however Scripps through KRIS-TV programs, manages and operates the station under a Shared Services Agreement. Telemundo programming on KZTV-DT2 originates from K47DF-D, which Scripps owns and operates outright.
  • 6 K22JA-D also simulcasts on K47DF-D2. The station also operates two translators: K09YZ-D in Beeville and K31KK-D in Kingsville.
  • 7 KXLF-TV also operates a semi-satellite station, KBZK in Bozeman. Also, Ion programming can be seen on KRTV-DT4 in Great Falls and its semi-satellite KXLH-LD4 in Helena. These stations, along with KPAX-TV in Missoula, KAJJ-CD in Kalispell, KTVQ in Billings, KXGN-TV in Glendive and KTVH-DT and KTGF-LD in Great Falls, make up a regional network of stations known as the Montana Television Network. Scripps owns and operates all of the stations except KXGN, which is owned and operated by Marks Radio Group.

Former Stations

  • 1 WSAH, WOAC, WMFP, KCNS in San Francisco, California and WRAY-TV in Raleigh, North Carolina were sold off to Multicultural Broadcasting after Scripps sold the Shop at Home Network to Jewelry Television, with that network going off the air permanently in 2008.
  • 2 Stations currently owned and/or operated by NRJ TV LLC.
  • 3 WSAH became WZME and offers programming from the Sonlife Broadcasting Network, which can also be seen in KCNS' in San Francisco, California. Scripps also owned KCNS from 2002 to 2006. WZME is licensed to the city of Bridgeport, Connecticut, which is within the New York City television market.
  • 4 WOAC was resold to Tri-State Christian Television in 2009, becoming a network owned-and-operated station with the current call letters WRLM. TCT also owns and operates another former Scripps station, WRAY-TV in Wilson, North Carolina, located within the Raleigh-Durham-Fayetteville television market. Scripps owned both WOAC (WRLM) and WRAY from 2002 to 2006. WRLM is licensed to Canton.
  • 5 Scripps briefly owned KENS before selling it off to Belo Corporation (now part of Tegna) in exchange for Belo's stake in the Food Network.
  • 6 WMC-TV signed-on as WMCT, co-existing with radio stations WMC AM 790 and WMC-FM 99.7 and the Commercial Appeal newspaper, all of which were also original founding properties for the company. Scripps sold WMC-AM-FM-TV to Ellis Communications in 1993, which was later absorbed into Raycom Media. Today, WMC-TV is owned and operated by Gray Television while the radio stations are owned and operated by Entercom.
  • 7 WHTV was never owned by Scripps, however its Local Marketing Agreement with WSYM-TV was included in its acquisition of radio and television stations from Journal Communications. The station was a MyNetworkTV affiliate owned by Venture Technologies Group. WHTV officially went off the air permanently on August 31, 2017 after roughly four months of carrying programming from Jewelry Television after its MNTV affiliation was moved to a subchannel of WSYM. The primary reason for its shutdown was that the station had sold its spectrum for $13,906,280 in a spectrum incentive auction held by the Federal Communications Commission.

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