KGNS-TV airs numerous educational informational programs for children and DTV Education. Reports about such programs are required under FCC regulations to be placed in the station’s public inspection file on a quarterly basis. The most recent report for KGNS has been placed in our file, and is available for public inspection during our regular business hours at 120 W. Del Mar Blvd or online at www.fcc.gov .
Further information concerning the FCC’s children’s television programming DTV Education requirements may be obtained from the Federal Communications Commission, Washington, DC 20554 or on line at www.fcc.gov.
KGNS-TV is proud to be the NBC affiliate in Laredo. Pro 8 News…Laredo’s #1 choice for news, broadcasts three hours of news weekdays and two hours over the weekend, which means more local news, weather and sports. Additionally, our unique mix of network dramas, sitcoms and reality shows reaches a diverse audience of men and women, families, professionals, college students and homemakers. Our prime time line-up includes hits such as: “The Voice", "America's Got Talent", "Chicago Fire", "Community”, "Law & Order”, “Sunday Night Football”, “The Biggest Loser” and so many more!
In September 2006, KGNS-TV announced the acquisition and local broadcasting of the CW network. With a average age demographic of 33 years old, the CW Laredo, which is broadcast digitally on ch. 8.2, on Time Warner Cable ch. 19, Direct TV ch. 9 and Dish Network ch. 15 is the ONLY network directly targeting young adults. In Laredo the median age of the population is 27 years old. The CW continues to be a real winner! Boasting some of television’s hottest shows including: “Arrow", "The Carrie Diaries", "America’s Next Top Model”, “Supernatural", ”Vampire Diaries", “90210" and others... the CW Laredo has proved it’s here to stay!
Since it first took to the airwaves in 1954, Telemundo has occupied a position at television’s vanguard. Creating innovative new entertainment, sports programs and reporting the news for Hispanic audiences across the nation for an ever-increasing community of viewers. Laredoans specifically enjoy Telemundo’s famous novelas such as “Al Rojo Vivo con Maria Celeste”, “La Patrona", "El Rostro de la Venganza" and "Lo Mejor de Caso Cerrado" are some of TV’s highest viewed shows in Spanish, maintaining a captured audience week to week. Plus, Noticiero Telemundo continues to be a reliable source for the latest news, weather and sports. From everything to Latin American futbol and talk shows to the latest novelas, Telemundo has got you covered!
In June of 2008, Telemundo Laredo began broadcasting local morning weekday news updates, along with an hourly look at weather. And on November 11, 2010 at 10:00 p.m., the much anticipated newscast "Telenoticias...Informacion a tu Alcance" was launched. With veteran journalist Lupita Benvides at the helm, Noraida Negron and Sports Director Roberto Galvez at their side. Telenoticias and Telemundo En tu Casa on Sunday mornings are keeping our viewers informed on what affects our community.