KSNV-DT

KSNV-DT

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KSNV-DT, channel 3 (digital channel 2), is the NBC-affiliated television station in Las Vegas, Nevada. It is the flagship station of Intermountain West Communications Company (formerly Sunbelt Communications Company). KSNV's studios are in Las Vegas, and its transmitter is located on Black Mountain in Henderson, Nevada.

History

The station went on the air as KLRJ-TV on channel 2 on January 23, 1955, licensed to Henderson and owned by the Donrey Media Group (now Stephens Media LLC) along with the Las Vegas Review-Journal and KORK radio (920 AM, now KBAD; and 97.1 FM, now KXPT). Soon after, the station changed its calls to KORK-TV, matching its radio sisters, and moved its license and studios to Las Vegas. It has always been an NBC affiliate, but shared ABC with KLAS-TV (channel 8) until KSHO-TV (channel 13, now KTNV-TV) signed on in 1956. During the late 1950s, the station was also briefly affiliated with the NTA Film Network.

In 1967, KORK-TV moved to channel 3 to avoid interference with newly signed-on KTVN (channel 2) in Reno. In 1971, a group of local residents led by Las Vegas attorney James E. (Jim) Rogers began an effort to take control of channel 3. Rogers' group gained more support when Donrey began heavily preempting NBC programming in order to sell more local advertising in the late 1970s. NBC was far less tolerant of this than the other networks at the time. The most notable of these preemptions was the 1978......
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