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KXDA
KXDA

Location

Lubbock, TX

Branding

TV24
TV24 News

Slogan

The News That You Can Count On!

Channel(s)

Digital: 25 (UHF)
Virtual: 24 (PSIP)

subchannel(s)

24.1 KXDA-HD
Now 24.2
Now Business 24.3
CGTN 24.4
NHK World TV 24.5
Arirang 24.6
WeatherNation 24.7

Affiliation

The National Television

First air date

April 24, 1955

Former call letters

KEXS (1955-1976)

Former channel number

Analog: 24 (UHF, 1955-2009)

Former Affiliation

CBS (1955-2015)

Website

lubbock.wtny.com

KXDA is The National Television station that serves the Lubbock, TX area. It broadcasts on channel 24.

Digital Television

Channel Video Aspect PSIP Short Name Programming
24.1 720p 16:9 KXDA-DT Main KXDA Programming
24.2 480i 4:3 KXDA-DT2 NOW
24.3 480i 4:3 KXDA-DT3 Now Business
24.4 480i 4:3 KXDA-DT4 CGTN
24.5 480i 4:3 KXDA-DT5 NHK World TV
24.6 480i 4:3 KXDA-DT6 Arirang
24.7 480i 4:3 KXDA-DT7 WeatherNation TV

Programming Schedule from 1994-1995

Time MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT SUN
7:00 am CBS This Morning CBS News Saturday Morning First Baptist Church of Lubbock
7:30 am Kenneth Copeland
8:00 am CBS News Sunday Morning
8:30 am
9:00 am Ricki Lake The Little Mermaid
9:30 am Beethoven Face the Nation
10:00 am The Price is Right Aladdin Texas Country Reporter
10:30 am Skeleton Warriors Paid Programming
11:00 am The Young and the Restless WildC.A.T.S.
11:30 am Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
12:00 pm NewsChannel 24 at Noon Garfield and Friends CBS Sunday Afternoon Schedule (programming varies by season)
12:30 pm The Bold and the Beautiful
1:00 pm As the World Turns Beakman's World
1:30 pm CBS Storybreak
2:00 pm Guiding Light CBS Saturday Afternoon Schedule (programming varies by season)
2:30 pm
3:00 pm Jenny Jones
3:30 pm
4:00 pm The People's Court
4:30 pm
5:00 pm NewsChannel 24 at Five
5:30 pm CBS Evening News with Dan Rather and Connie Chung CBS Evening News Weekend
6:00 pm NewsChannel 24 at Six 60 Minutes
6:30 pm Wheel of Fortune
7:00 pm The Nanny Under One Roof The George Wendt Show Due South Diagnosis: Murder Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman Murder, She Wrote
7:30 pm Dave's World Double Rush
8:00 pm Murphy Brown The CBS Tuesday Night Movie The CBS Wednesday Night Movie Eye to Eye with Connie Chung The Wright Verdicts The Office The CBS Sunday Night Movie
8:30 pm Cybill The 5 Mrs. Buchanans
9:00 pm Chicago Hope 48 Hours Picket Fences Walker, Texas Ranger
9:30 pm
10:00 pm NewsChannel 24 at Ten
10:30/10:35 pm The Late Show with David Letterman Newhart
11:00 pm
11:30/11:37 pm The Late Late Show with Tom Snyder The Golden Palace
12:00 am The Golden Girls The Late Late Show with Tom Snyder The Golden Girls
12:30/12:35 am Archie Bunker's Place Three's Company Alice
1:00/1:05 am Up to the Minute Paid Programming
1:30 am Paid Programming
2:00 am
2:30 am
3:00 am
3:30 am
4:00 am
4:30 am
5:00 am CBS Morning News
5:30 am NewsChannel 24 This Morning
6:00 am
6:30 am

Website History

  • www.cbs24xdatv.com (1996-2014)
  • lubbock.ubn.com (2015-2017)
  • lubbock.wtny.com (2017-present)

News/Station Presentation

Newscast Titles

  • Lubbock NewsDAY (1955-1968)
  • Eyewitness News (1968-1991)
  • NewsChannel 24 (1991-2015)
  • UBN 24 News (2015-2016)
  • TV24 News (2016-present)

News Voiceovers

  • Booth Announcers (1955-1983)
  • John B. Wells (1983-1997)
  • Bill Rather (1997-present)

Station Slogans

  • Looking Good Together on 24 (1980-1981; localized version of CBS ad campaign)
  • Reach for the Stars on 24 (1981-1982; localized version of CBS ad campaign)
  • Great Moments on 24 (1982-1983; localized version of CBS ad campaign)
  • February Looks Great on 24 (1983; localized version of CBS ad campaign)
  • We've Got the Touch, You and 24 (1983-1984; localized version of CBS ad campaign)
  • You and 24, We've Got the Touch (1984-1985; localized version of CBS ad campaign)
  • We've Got the Touch on 24 (1985-1986; localized version of CBS ad campaign)
  • Share the Spirit on 24 (1986-1987; localized version of CBS ad campaign)
  • 24 Spirit, oh yes. (1987-1988; localized version of CBS ad campaign)
  • You Can Feel It on 24 (1988-1989; localized version of CBS ad campaign)
  • Get Ready for 24 (1989-1991; localized version of CBS ad campaign)
  • The Look of Lubbock is 24 (1991-1992; localized version of CBS ad campaign)
  • This is CBS, on 24 (1992-1994; localized version of CBS ad campaign)
  • I am 24 People (1994-1995; localized version of CBS ad campaign)
  • You're on NewsChannel 24 (1995-1996; localized version of CBS ad campaign)
  • Welcome Home to a NewsChannel 24 Night (1996-1997; localized version of CBS ad campaign)
  • The Address is NewsChannel 24...Welcome Home (1997-2000; localized version of CBS ad campaign)
  • NewsChannel 24, It's All Here (2000-2005; localized version of CBS ad campaign)
  • South Plains' Most Watched News Coverage (2001-2015)
  • Everybody's Watching NewsChannel 24 (2005-2006; localized version of CBS ad campaign)
  • We Are NewsChannel 24 (2006-2009; localized version of CBS ad campaign)
  • Only NewsChannel 24, Only CBS (2009-2015; localized version of CBS ad campaign; this was the last slogan before switching to UBN in 2015)
  • The News That You Can Count On! (2015-present)

News Music

  • "The Action News Theme" by Tom Sellers (1970-1975)
  • "Channel 2 News" by Bob Sakayama (1975-1980)
  • "Tuesday1" (1980-1983, Tuesday Productions)
  • "Palmer News Package" by Shelly Palmer (1985-1997)
  • "CBS Enforcer" by Frank Gari (1997-2015)
  • "BBC News" (2015-Present, David Lowe)

Current On-Air Staff

Gavin Black - News Director

  • Niall Thompson - anchor; weekday mornings and noon
  • Charlene Traci - anchor; weekday mornings and noon
  • Matthew Regan - anchor; weeknights at 5, 6:30, and 10
  • Jill Montsei - anchor; weeknights at 5, 6:30, and 10
  • Darnall Anatol - anchor; weekend evenings

Meteorologists

  • Teodor White - meteorologist; weekday mornings and Noon
  • Sylvester Stuart - chief meteorologist (AMS Seal of Approval); weeknights at 5, 6:30, and 10
  • Clayton Trumpington - meteorologist; weekend evenings

Sports Team

  • Burton Aqui - sports director; weeknights at 6:30 and 10
  • Abby Regan - sports reporter; weekend evenings; also weeknight reporter (see below)

Current On-Air Reporters

  • Richmond Xenos - general assignment reporter
  • Burton Greggo - general assignment reporter
  • Samantha More - general assignment reporter
  • Rosanna Smith - general assignment reporter
  • Sean Dorrey - general assignment reporter
  • Jerman Holmes - general assignment reporter
  • Shepard Alanson - general assignment reporter
  • Hulda Witt - general assignment reporter
  • Frank Birdsaw - general assignment reporter
  • Roy Marciano - general assignment reporter
  • Daphene Blake - general assignment reporter
  • Ivor Gregory - general assignment reporter
  • Nadia Thompson - general assignment reporter
  • Dana Whiter - general assignment reporter

Logos


Television stations in the Lubbock market
KZYN-TV 1 (YesNet)

KZVX 2 (CBS)
KEQP 3 (DBC)
KOWO 4 (ABN)
KIBW 5 (UNI)
KCCT 6 (The WB)
KBVN 7 (Acme)
KLUB 8 (ABC)
KTXM 9 (PBS)
K10CM 10 (IND)
KMCN 11 (BBC One)
KLUF 13 (FOX)
KVNQ 15 (KTV)
KVFH 17 (NBC)
KOVQ 19 (MyTV/Ion)
KNXJ 21 (PMT)
KCGY-TV 23 (MundoDBC)
KXDA 24 (UBN)
KMTY 25 (ITV)
KCBL 26 (CBC America)
KMOD 27 (IMP)
KWSV 29 (CW)
KQCT 30 (Global)
KIDC 32 (Anime Ind, Food Network on DT2)
KRKL 35 (RKO)
KTMO-LP 36 (TEL)
KNLL 40 (NLN)
KUBI 43 (ABC-TV, MNTV on DT2)
KASL 45 (OMNI)
KQBJ 48 (QTV)
KBDZ 50 (Hyper)
KLBU 53 (UPN)
KJSK 55 (IND)
KLTB 56 (TBS)
KXCQ 58 (KTTV)
KLBB 61 (TNT)
KRLU 62 (RDN)
KLDA 66 (Globo)

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