September 15, 2017

40/29 News Launches Weekend 5pm Newscast on The Arkansas CW.



The Arkansas CW Launches Weekend 5PM Newscast

40/29 Weekend News at five on the Arkansas CW will air Saturday and Sunday
Starting Saturday, September 23rd.

Beginning Saturday, September 23rd viewers will be able to watch 40/29 News at 5pm on the Arkansas CW every weekend from 5:00 – 5:30 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

Using the award-winning news gathering resources from local ABC affiliate and sister station 40/29 TV, the 5:00 p.m. weekend newscast on The Arkansas CW will offer local viewers an option for the LIVE. LOCAL. LATE BREAKING. coverage they have come to expect from 40/29 News.  40/29 Weekend News at 5pm on the Arkansas CW will feature familiar faces, including news anchor Allison Wise, weather with Taylor Pannell and Reese Miller with sports.  Teams of field crews from across the entire region will cover important news and weather events from Fort Smith, The River Valley and all of Northwest Arkansas.

“We continue to be committed to localism and to serving our community on The Arkansas CW by providing local viewers our award-winning coverage at a time that is important to them.” said KHBS/KHOG-TV President and General Manager, Shawn Oswald. “On September 11th, we expanded our morning news, 40/29 News Sunrise on The Arkansas CW at 7 am to an hour and we are excited to continue our expansion of our local news product into the weekends for the 5:00 p.m. time period.   

The Arkansas CW is one of America’s leading CW affiliates and winner of the CW’s “CW Network Model Affiliate” for 2013-14. The station was also awarded the prestigious “CW Plus Station of the Year” award in 2012, a PromaxBDA Bronze in 2017, PromaxBDA Gold Award in 2016 and was nominated for a regional Emmy in 2017. 

Here is a list of where you can find The Arkansas CW in our area.
Antenna: 29.2 or 40.2
Cox Cable:  4 or  2004
AT&T U-verse: 30 or 1030
DirecTV: 41
DISH: 21