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KTIV Television to add 2 additional multicast channels to signal

SIOUX CITY (KTIV) – KTIV Television in Sioux City, Iowa has announced the addition of two new multicast channels to their over the air signal.

Court TV Network (KTIV 4.4) and Ion Television (KTIV 4.5) will be added to the KTIV signal starting May 1. All over the air viewers using an antenna will need to rescan their televisions after 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 1 due to the changes to KTIV’s signal.

The change will not affect customers of cable, satellite or streaming providers.

Court TV Network will air on KTIV 4.4. This former cable channel is known for its gavel-to-gavel trial coverage across America and is being rebooted more than 10 years after it adjourned. It will include in-depth legal reporting and expert analysis of the nation’s most important and compelling trials.

Ion Television will air on KTIV 4.5 and will feature some of the best-known crime and legal dramas on TV including programs such as “CSI,” “Law & Order,” “Law & Order SVU,” “Chicago PD,” “Blue Bloods,” “Criminal Minds” and “NCIS: Los Angeles.”

“We are very pleased to be adding additional programming for our over-the-air viewers in Siouxland,” said Bridget Breen, KTIV General Manager. “We have seen tremendous success with our CW and Me-TV multicast channels and we believe that the addition of Court TV Network and Ion Television will be welcomed by our viewers.”

Ion Television programming on KTIV 4.5 and a test signal for Court TV Network on KTIV 4.4 will launch on KTIV after 10 a.m. on Wednesday, May 1.

Court TV Network will launch nationally on Wednesday, May 8.

All KTIV viewers using an antenna will have to rescan their televisions after 10 a.m. on Wednesday, May 1 to receive KTIV’s updated signal.

KTIV is Siouxland’s News Channel and broadcasts the NBC network on its main channel, KTIV 4.1.

It also carries the CW Network on KTIV 4.2 and Me-TV on KTIV 4.3. KTIV is owned by Quincy Media, Inc. of Quincy, Illinois.


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