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BrandingKPVM TV 25 / Cable 12 / LocalBTV Streaming
Subchannels(see article)
AffiliationsPrime TV
Real America's Voice
One America News Network
Nuestra Visión
Shop LC
OwnerVernon Van Winkle
FoundedNovember 30, 1988
First air date
September 12, 1997; 24 years ago (1997-09-12)
Former call signs
K41CQ, DK41CQ, K46KA-D
Former channel number(s)
41 (UHF, 1997-2018)
46 (UHF/PSIP, 2007-2018)
independent (1997-1998)
Pax TV (1998-2005)
i (2005-2007)
ION Media (2007-2013)
Call sign meaning
Pahrump Video Media
Technical information
ERP15 kW

KPVM-LD is a television station based in Pahrump, Nevada, United States, serving the Las Vegas television market. The station is owned by Vernon Van Winkle, and is available locally on CenturyLink Cable channel 12 in Pahrump, streaming on LocalBTV and on IPTV VCC[clarify]. It operates with an independent station format (branded "Prime TV") on its main channel, along with programming from various minor networks on its other digital subchannels.Channel 25 is where KTUD-CD was before it shut down in 2013.

Digital television[edit]

KPVM-LD broadcasts several digital subchannels:

Channel Short name Programming[1]
25.1 PrimeTV Main KPVM-LP programming
25.2 Movies! Movies!
25.3 Real America's Voice Real America's Voice
25.4 OAN Plus News
25.5 Newsmax (N2) News
25.6 Nuestra Visión Spanish Language Network
25.7 Conservative Talk Radio Talk Radio
25.8 KACP Modern Country Radio
25.9 Shop LC Shopping Network
25.10 HSN2 Shopping Network

In popular culture[edit]

The station and its news operation are the subject of the HBO documentary series Small Town News: KPVM Pahrump, which premiered on August 2, 2021.[2][3][4]


  1. ^ "Digital TV Market Listing for KPVM-LP". RabbitEars.Info. Retrieved April 9, 2021.
  2. ^ HBO (press release) (June 22, 2021). "HBO's SMALL TOWN NEWS: KPVM PAHRUMP, An Affectionate Portrait Of An Independent Local News Station, Debuts August 2". WarnerMedia Press Room. Retrieved June 22, 2021.
  3. ^ "Small Town News KPVM Pahrump".
  4. ^ Nick Allen. "HBO's Small Town News: KPVM Pahrump Struggles to Find the Story". Roger

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