|Channels||Digital: 19 (UHF)
19.2 EVINE Live
(Caballero Acquisition LLC)
|Founded||April 15, 1994|
|Former callsigns||K65GB (1994-1995)
|Former channel number(s)||Analog:
|Former affiliations||Mas Musica, Tr3́s|
KGBS-CD, (virtual channel 19, UHF digital channel 19) is a television station licensed to Austin, Texas and is owned and operated by CNZ Communications.
The station was built & signed on by local business man Louis Martinez, and was at first an independent station, mostly carrying informercials and home shopping programming. In 2001, Caballero Television (A Television Broadcasting Company run by Eduardo Caballero) acquired KGBS, and the station became affiliated with Más Musica, which broadcast Spanish music videos 24 Hours a day. (A network which Caballero also owned) In December 2005, Viacom acquired Más Música and ten of the network's affiliated stations (Including KGBS). The sale was finalized in January 2006, when Más Música became MTV Tres, and KGBS started broadcasting that programming. In 2014, CNZ Communications reached a deal to purchase KGBS from Viacom, and the sale was finalized in 2015. Shortly after the sale and the conversion to digital television, KGBS dropped the MTV Tres affiliation and began showing all informercials once again on its main channel. The station also added subchannels with additional programming.
The station's digital channel is multiplexed:
- Query the FCC's TV station database for KGBS-CD
- Query TV Fool's coverage map for KGBS-CA
- BIAfn's Media Web Database -- Information on KGBS-CD
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