List of television stations in California

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This is a list of broadcast television stations serving cities in the U.S. state of California.

Full-power stations[edit]

VC refers to the station's PSIP virtual channel. RF refers to the station's physical RF channel.

Area served City of license VC RF Callsign Network Notes
Bakersfield Bakersfield 17 25 KGET-TV NBC CW on 17.2, Telemundo on 17.3
Bakersfield Bakersfield 23 10 KERO-TV ABC
Bakersfield Bakersfield 29 33 KBAK-TV CBS
Bakersfield Bakersfield 45 45 KUVI-DT MNT
Bishop Bishop 20 20 KVME-TV Me-TV
Chico/Redding Redding 7 7 KRCR-TV ABC
Chico/Redding Redding 9 9 KIXE-TV PBS
Chico/Redding Chico 12 43 KHSL-TV CBS
Chico/Redding Chico 24 24 KNVN NBC
Chico/Redding Paradise 30 20 KCVU Fox This TV on 30.2
Concord Concord 42 14 KTNC Estrella TV This TV on 42.3, satellite of KCNS ch. 38.3 San Francisco
El Centro El Centro 7 22 KVYE UNI
El Centro El Centro 9 9 KECY-TV Fox
El Centro ~Yuma AZ 11 11 KYMA NBC
El Centro ~Yuma AZ 13 13 KSWT CBS
El Centro Calipatria 54 36 KAJB TF
Eureka Eureka 3 3 KIEM-TV NBC
Eureka Eureka 6 17 KVIQ CBS
Eureka Eureka 13 11 KEET PBS
Eureka Arcata 23 22 KAEF-TV ABC semi-satellite of KRCR-TV ch. 7 Redding/Chico
Eureka Eureka 29 28 KBVU Fox semi-satellite of KCVU ch. 30 Paradise/Chico/Redding
Fort Bragg Fort Bragg 8 8 KQSL RTV
Fresno Fresno 7 7 KAIL MNT Cozi TV on 7.2
Fresno Fresno 18 40 KVPT PBS
Fresno Hanford 21 20 KFTV-DT UNI
Fresno Fresno 24 38 KSEE NBC
Fresno Visalia 26 28 KMPH-TV Fox
Fresno Fresno 30 30 KFSN-TV ABC
Fresno Clovis 43 43 KGMC MundoFox
Fresno Fresno 47 34 KGPE CBS
Fresno Visalia 49 50 KNXT ETV
Fresno Merced 51 11 KNSO TEL
Fresno Sanger 59 36 KFRE-TV CW
Fresno Porterville 61 48 KTFF-DT TF
Los Angeles Los Angeles 2 43 KCBS-TV CBS
Los Angeles Los Angeles 4 36 KNBC NBC Cozi TV on 4.2
Los Angeles Los Angeles 5 31 KTLA CW Antenna TV on 5.2, This TV on 5.3
Los Angeles Los Angeles 7 7 KABC-TV ABC Live Well Network HD on 7.2, Live Well Network on 7.3
Los Angeles Los Angeles 9 9 KCAL-TV Ind.
Los Angeles Los Angeles 11 11 KTTV Fox
Los Angeles Los Angeles 13 13 KCOP-TV MNT Bounce TV on 13.2
Los Angeles Long Beach 18 18 KSCI Ind.
Los Angeles Los Angeles 22 42 KWHY-TV MundoFox
Los Angeles Los Angeles 28 28 KCET ETV KCET Kids + Family on 28.2, V-Me on 28.3, MHz Worldwide on 28.4
Los Angeles San Bernardino 30 38 KPXN-TV ION
Los Angeles Metropolitan Area Los Angeles 34 34 KMEX-DT Univision
Orange County Santa Ana 40 33 KTBN-TV TBN
Los Angeles Rancho Palos Verdes 44 51 KXLA Ind.
Los Angeles Ontario 46 29 KFTR-DT UniMás
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana Area Santa Ana 50 48 KOCE-TV PBS SoCaL
Los Angeles Corona 52 39 KVEA Telemundo
Los Angeles Avalon 54 47 KAZA-TV Azteca America
Los Angeles Anaheim-Santa Ana 56 32 KDOC-TV Ind. ESNE on 56.2, Me-TV on 56.3, Stellar TV on 56.4, V-Power on 56.5
Los Angeles Ventura 57 49 KJLA Ind.
Los Angeles Los Angeles 58 41 KLCS PBS
Los Angeles Riverside 62 35 KRCA Estrella TV
Los Angeles Oxnard 63 24 KBEH CNN Latino/Liquidation Channel
Palm Springs Palm Springs 36 46 KMIR-TV NBC
Palm Springs Palm Springs 42 42 KESQ-TV ABC
Sacramento Sacramento 3 35 KCRA-TV NBC Me-TV on 3.2
Sacramento Sacramento 6 9 KVIE PBS
Sacramento Sacramento 10 10 KXTV ABC
Sacramento Stockton 13 25 KOVR CBS
Sacramento Modesto 19 18 KUVS-TV UNI
Sacramento Ceres 23 15 KBSV ETV
Sacramento Sacramento 29 48 KSPX-TV ION
Sacramento Sacramento 31 21 KMAX-TV CW
Sacramento Sacramento 40 40 KTXL Fox Antenna TV on 40.2
Sacramento Stockton 58 46 KQCA MNT
Sacramento Stockton 64 26 KTFK-TV TF
Salinas/Monterey Salinas 8 8 KSBW NBC ABC on 8.2
Salinas/Monterey Watsonville 25 25 KQET PBS satellite of KQED ch. 9 San Francisco
Salinas/Monterey Salinas 35 13 KCBA Fox
Salinas/Monterey Monterey 46 32 KION-TV CBS
Salinas/Monterey Monterey 67 31 KSMS-TV UNI
San Bernardino San Bernardino 24 26 KVCR-DT PBS
San Diego ~~Tijuana BC (MX) 6 23 XETV-TV CW
San Diego San Diego 8 8 KFMB-TV CBS Me-TV on 8.2
San Diego San Diego 10 10 KGTV ABC
San Diego ~~Tijuana BC (MX) 12 32 XEWT Televisa
San Diego San Diego 15 30 KPBS PBS
San Diego San Diego 39 40 KNSD NBC Cozi TV on 39.2
San Diego San Diego 51 18 KUSI-TV Ind.
San Diego San Diego 69 19 KSWB-TV Fox Antenna TV on 69.2, This TV on 69.3
San Francisco Oakland 2 44 KTVU Fox LATV on 2.2
San Francisco San Francisco 4 38 KRON-TV MNT Antenna TV on 4.3
San Francisco San Francisco 5 29 KPIX-TV CBS
San Francisco San Francisco 7 7 KGO-TV ABC LWN on 7.2
San Francisco San Francisco 9 30 KQED PBS PBS World on 9.3
San Francisco San Jose 11 12 KNTV NBC Cozi TV on 11.2
San Francisco San Francisco 14 51 KDTV-DT UNI
San Francisco San Francisco 20 19 KOFY-TV Ind. Me-TV on 20.2
San Francisco San Francisco 26 27 KTSF Ind. KBS World on 26.3, ICN on 26.4, Viettoday on 26.5
San Francisco San Francisco 32 33 KMTP-TV ETV The Wedding Network on 32.2, Independent Asian Music Channel on 32.4, NTDTV on 32.5
San Francisco San Jose 36 36 KICU-TV Ind. KEMS on 36.2, CCTV News on 36.3
San Francisco San Francisco 38 39 KCNS MundoFox Sino TV on 38.2, Estrella TV on 38.3, NHK World on 38.4, This TV on 38.5, Saigon TV on 38.8
San Francisco San Francisco 44 45 KBCW CW
San Francisco San Jose 48 49 KSTS TEL
San Francisco San Jose 54 50 KQEH PBS KQED Life on 54.3, KQED Kids on 54.4, V-me on 54.5
San Francisco San Mateo 60 43 KCSM-TV ETV MHz WorldView on 60.2
San Francisco San Jose 65 41 KKPX-TV ION Qubo on 65.2, ION Life on 65.3
San Francisco Vallejo 66 34 KFSF-DT TF
San Francisco Novato 68 47 KTLN-TV Ind.
Santa Barbara/San Luis Obispo Santa Barbara 3 27 KEYT-TV ABC
Santa Barbara/San Luis Obispo San Luis Obispo 6 15 KSBY NBC
Santa Barbara/San Luis Obispo Santa Maria 12 19 KCOY-TV CBS
Santa Barbara/San Luis Obispo San Luis Obispo 33 34 KTAS TEL
Santa Barbara/San Luis Obispo Santa Barbara 38 21 KPMR UNI
Santa Rosa Cotati 22 23 KRCB PBS
Santa Rosa Santa Rosa 50 32 KEMO-TV AZA
Twentynine Palms Twentynine Palms 31 23 KVMD Ind.
Victorville Barstow 64 44 KILM FilmOn

Defunct full-power stations[edit]

  • Channel 8: KMBY-TV - ABC/CBS/DuM/NBC - Monterey (8/17/1953-2/2/1955; shared time with KSBW-TV) Now KMBY-LP - Channel 19 in Monterey,Ca.
  • Channel 16: KKOG-TV - Ind. - Ventura (12/14/1968-9/13/1969)
  • Channel 18: KCHU - DuMont - San Bernardino (8/1/1962-6/25/1964)
  • Channel 21: KDAS - Ind. - Hanford/Fresno (2/27/1962-12/22/1964)
  • Channel 21: KSJV-TV - Ind. - Hanford/Fresno (2/10/1966-5/13/1966)
  • Channel 22: KIIX - Ind. - Los Angeles (3/25/1963-3/9/1964)
  • Channel 27: KVVG - Ind. - Tulare/Fresno (11/16/1953-8/6/1957)
  • Channel 28: KTHE - ETV - Los Angeles (8/3/1953-9/10/1954)
  • Channel 30: KHOF-TV - Ind. - Glendale (10/12/1969-5/23/1983)
  • Channel 32: KSAN-TV - Ind. - San Francisco (3/9/1954-6/21/1958)
  • Channel 32: KNEW-TV - Ind. - San Francisco (7/1/1968-4/15/1971)
  • Channel 32: KQEC - PBS - San Francisco (6/28/1971-8/23/1972 and 1/?/1977-1988)
  • Channel 33: KADE - Fox - San Luis Obispo (1/1990-1993)
  • Channel 36: KTVU - NBC - Stockton (12/15/1953-4/30/1955)
  • Channel 38: KUDO - Ind. - San Francisco (12/28/1968-4/15/1971)
  • Channel 38: KVOF-TV - Ind. - San Francisco (8/4/1974-10/18/1985)
  • Channel 40: KCCC-TV - Sacramento (9/30/1953-5/31/1957)
  • Channel 40: KVUE - Sacramento (11/1/1959-3/21/1960)
  • Channel 42: KCFT-TV - Ind. - Concord (2/4/1966-9/20/1966)
  • Channel 43: KICU-TV - Ind. - Visalia/Fresno (12/23/1961-1968)
  • Channel 46: KBSA - Ind. - Guasti (1972-1977)
  • Channel 53: KBID-TV - Ind. - Fresno (2/8/1954-7/15/1954)
  • Channel 68: KVST-TV - ETV - Los Angeles (5/5/1974-12/23/1975)

LPTV stations[edit]

Area served City of license Ch Callsign Network Notes
Bakersfield Bakersfield 13 KKEY-LP TEL
Bakersfield Bakersfield 39 KABE-CD UNI
Bakersfield Bakersfield 42 KPMC-LP AZA
Bakersfield Bakersfield 58 KBFX-CD Fox
Bishop Mammoth Lakes 33 KSRW-LP Ind.
Chico/Redding Redding 21 KRVU-LD MNT
Chico/Redding Chico 22 KZVU-LD MNT satellite of KRVU-LD ch.21 Redding
Chico/Redding Redding 26 KGEC-LD RTV Charter Cable ch.94
Eureka Eureka 9 KUVU-LP CW
Eureka Eureka 31 KEUV-LP UNI
Eureka Eureka 33 KEMY-LP MNT
Fresno Fresno 32 KJEO-LD A1
Fresno Fresno 33 KSDI-LP AMGTV
King City Gonzales 2 KOTR-LP MNT
Los Angeles Los Angeles 8 KFLA-LD Ind. Retro TV on 8.1, SKDTV on 8.2
Los Angeles Los Angeles 27 KHTV-CD HSN
Palm Springs Palm Springs 2 KCWQ-LP CW
Palm Springs Indio 4 KVER-CA UNI
Palm Springs Indio 5 KEVC TF
Palm Springs Palm Springs 12 KYAV-LD AZA
Palm Springs Palm Springs 15 KUNA-LP TEL
Palm Springs Indio 33 KDFX-CA Fox
Palm Springs Cathedral City 38 KPSP-CD CBS
Palm Springs Cathedral City 45 KRET-CA ION
Palm Springs Palm Springs 50 KPSE-LP MNT
Petaluma Petaluma 4 (virtual 39) KTVJ-LP Ind.
Sacramento Sacramento 27 K27EU-LP Independent Christian
Sacramento Sacramento 8 KBTV-CD Ind.
Sacramento Sacramento 3 (virtual 33) KCSO-LD TEL
Salinas/Monterey Monterey 15/22 KMUV TEL
Salinas/Monterey Monterey 19 KMBY-LD Ind.
Salinas/Monterey Monterey 27 KYMB-LD Ind.
Salinas/Monterey Monterey 33 KDJT TF
Salinas/Monterey Monterey 43 KMCE-LP AZA
San Bernardino Temecula 27 KZSW-LP Ind.
San Diego San Diego 17 KBNT-LP UNI
San Diego San Diego 29 KSDX-LP Estrella TV
San Diego ~~Tijuana BC (MX) 33 XHAS-TV TEL
San Diego San Diego 36 KDTF-LD TF
San Diego San Diego 41 KZSD-LP AZA
San Diego San Diego 42 KSEX-CD Ind.
San Diego San Marcos 43 KSKT-CA HSN
San Diego San Diego 48 KUAN-LP Ind. satellite of KSCI ch.18 Los Angeles
San Diego ~~Tijuana BC (MX) 49 XHDTV-TV MNT
San Francisco Santa Clara 1 KAXT-CD Ind.
San Francisco San Francisco 28 KFTL-CD HSN Zuus Latino on 28.1, 24/7 Network on 28.10, ZUUS Country on 28.15
Santa Barbara/San Luis Obispo Lompoc 17 KLDF-CA AZA
Santa Barbara/San Luis Obispo San Luis Obispo 24 KKFX-CA Fox
Santa Barbara/San Luis Obispo Santa Barbara 32 KSBT-LD AZA
Santa Maria/San Luis Obispo Santa Maria 35 KTSB-CA TF
Santa Rosa Santa Rosa 28 KDTV-CA UNI satellite of KDTV-DT ch.14 San Francisco

Mexican border stations[edit]

San Diego (Tijuana)[edit]

El Centro (Mexicali)[edit]