- For the Massena, New York airport with the ICAO code 'KMSS, see Massena International Airport.
(branded as "Fox 33") is the Fox
affiliate in Shreveport, Louisiana
. The station is seen via satellite through Dish Network
. The station is co-managed in a duopoly with MyNetworkTV
(channel 45), which is owned by the Communications Corporation of America
They are a typical Fox affiliate station with a blend of Fox first-run prime time shows, syndicated talk shows, reality shows, court shows, and off-network sitcoms. Its transmitter is located near Mooringsport, Louisiana
KMSS first went on the air on April 11, 1985 as the first independent station in the market and the first television station to sign on since ABC
(channel 3) came on the air thirty years earlier in 1955. Although it was an independent station, it showed CBS programming when KSLA
(channel 12) pre-empted them, mostly CBS' late night and morning lineup (with the exception of The Price Is Right
and The Young and the Restless
) and most of their Saturday morning lineup.
In 1986, KMSS affiliated with the Fox network, one of the first stations in Louisiana to do so. It is one of two stations in the market (KSLA being the other) not to change affiliates, and the only station not to be affiliated with any other network. The station was the first one in Louisiana to broadcast in stereo
. In the mid 1990s, it was an affiliate of PTEN
, a syndicated... Read More