SWX Right Now

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SWX Right Now
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First air date
August 30, 2008 (14 years ago) (2008-08-30)[1]

SWX Right Now (Sports and Weather Right Now) is a regional digital subchannel network broadcasting high school and college sports, and automated weather and news on Cowles Company-owned stations throughout Eastern Washington state, the Idaho Panhandle, and Montana. The channel airs over the secondary digital subchannels of Cowles' three NBC network affiliated stations in Eastern Washington, including KHQ-TV in Spokane, KNDO in Yakima and KNDU in Richland, as well as the third subchannel of KULR-TV in Billings, Montana. In addition, it is seen on most cable systems throughout the markets they serve.

Typical programming on SWX Right Now includes three-minute weather forecasts called The Weather Authority and sports segments titled SWX Sports Update. Programming carried includes Gonzaga University men's basketball; local high school and college football; Spokane Chiefs Western Hockey League games; Spokane Shock indoor football; and a sports commentary show from a studio located in "The Q" bar at the Northern Quest Resort & Casino in suburban Airway Heights.


City Over-the-Air Cable
Spokane 6-2 Comcast 306 (SD) Comcast 112 (HD)[2]
Coeur d'Alene 6-2 Spectrum 1245
KennewickPascoRichland 25-3 Spectrum 183
Yakima 23-3 Spectrum 183
Pullman-Moscow (ID) -- Spectrum 1245
Lewiston (ID) -- Cable One 36
Sandpoint (ID) 6-2 Northland 115
Billings (MT) 8-2 Spectrum 195
Butte (MT)Bozeman (MT) 18-3 Spectrum 199
Great Falls (MT) 5-3 Spectrum 199
Helena (MT) 18-3 Spectrum 199
Missoula (MT)Kalispell (MT) 23-3 Spectrum 199



Local events[edit]

Greater Spokane League high school basketball[edit]

Local sports[edit]

Sports shows[edit]

The Mark Few Show[edit]

  • A traditional weekly's coach's program featuring Gonzaga men's basketball coach Mark Few and Greg Heister discussing the week in Zags basketball, along with team features.

Toyota's Best Doggone Zags Show[edit]

  • A detailed analysis program about Zags basketball which airs Sunday and Monday nights.

Friday Night Lights[edit]

  • An extended traditional Friday night high school sports highlights show featuring teams throughout Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho. Hosted by Sam Adams and Matt Rogers.

SWX Tonight[edit]

  • A weeknight show that covers high school and college sports in the Montana area, as well as highlights from national sports. Hosted by Shaun Rainey and Zach Kaplan.


  1. ^ "KHQ 'Zags' When Others Zig - 2009-07-25 6:00:00 | Broadcasting & Cable". Archived from the original on 2012-09-29. Retrieved 2009-07-25.
  2. ^ "SWX Now In HD In The Spokane Area". SWXrightnow.com. 2014-08-15. Retrieved 2014-12-14.

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