Nashville DTV News

WBKO Adds Another Subchannel

- Posted December 28th, 2022 at 3:28pm
Thanks to a few people letting me know. WBKO in Bowling Green, KY has now added a fourth channel. They have added the Circle network on 13.4. Also, per the website, WNKY will, sometime or another, add 40.5. Yes, it is stated as 40.5, even though they don't have a 40.4. It will be the Newsy network. By the way, beginning next week, Newsy will be rebranded Scripps News. Until more news breaks, that's all for now.


- Posted on December 28th, 2022 at 3:52pm - Edited

I didn't know they were rebranding Newsy as Scripps News. Good to hear about it. Thanks for the update.

- Posted on December 29th, 2022 at 3:43pm - Edited

I live in Lafayette Tn 45 miles from Bowling Green Ky and rarely can I pick up WBKO and I used to get WNKY fairly well and now I don't get it at all. Thanks for the updates.

- Posted on December 29th, 2022 at 4:30pm

Maybe once WBKO increases their power you can get it again and you may get WNKY in a while.

- Posted on January 1st, 2023 at 2:21am

I live in Bugtussle just about 14 miles north of Lafayette in Kentucky about 1/2 mile from Tennessee line. I get 68 channels and get WNKY better than WBKO on my small bedroom antenna outside at 20ft, I get WBKO better than WNKY in the living room using a 20ft up larger RCA antenna that is about medium in size compared to most outside antenna's with long elements. I have found where I live a smaller outside antenna works just as good as a large one about 80% of the time but they're times when the larger living room antenna pulls in channels weak that the small bedroom has no signal.

- Posted on January 1st, 2023 at 3:27am

That's good. I have to get WBKO and WNKY high based on my location but I receive 13 better than WNKY.

- Posted on December 31st, 2022 at 11:26am

Newsy has been listed as coming soon for WNKY 40.5 for years. I think this is misinformation/confusion with WKUW-LD 40.5 (RF 28) broadcast from Nashville which at one point I believe was Newsy before Scripps bought Ion (WNPX). I think the confusion stems from WKUW-LD originally being licensed to Bowling Green before changing COL to White House,TN. It somehow has even made its way into the Titan TV database and shows up on the WNKY website under program listings. However, WNKY has never carried Newsy and I suspect it will not.

- Posted on January 1st, 2023 at 11:34am - Edited

WBGS-LD 34.1 appears to now be simulcasting WTNX-LD Nashville and is identifying as Telemundo Tennessee. I actually saw a promo on WBKO-ABC for an upcoming show on Telemundo and it promoted channel “WTNX 34.1” rather than WBGS 34.1. In addition, there is now a new sub channel 34.3. It’s a blank screen at the moment, but the PSIP shows WBGSLD3 and the guide data indicates Heroes and Icons programming. Not sure if this is the plan because it shows the same guide data on 34.2 which is a simulcast of WBKO-ABC. Also, WBGS-LD1 still shows guide data for WBKO-ABC from when the channel was a translator for WBKO.

- Posted on January 1st, 2023 at 2:04pm

I seen the third subchannel last night when my antenna pulled in WBGS-LD but I couldn't pull it in because it was too weak.

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