SWX Right Now
|Eastern Washington, Idaho Panhandle, & Montana|
|Owner||Cowles Company |
First air date
|August 30, 2008|
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.
|Spokane||6-2||Comcast 306 (SD) Comcast 112 (HD)|
|Coeur d'Alene||6-2||Spectrum 1245|
|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|
- Eastern Washington University football
- University of Idaho football
- Gonzaga University men's and women's basketball
- Crimson & Gray football scrimmage
Greater Spokane League high school basketball
- Rubber Chicken Lewis and Clark High School vs Joel E. Ferris High School Rivalry Basketball games & Spirit contest
- Groovy Shoes Shadle Park High School vs North Central High School (Spokane, Washington) Rivalry Basketball games & Spirit contest
- Stinky Sneaker University High School (Washington) vs Central Valley High School (Washington) Rivalry Basketball games & Spirit contest
The Mark Few Show
- 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.
- A detailed analysis program about Zags basketball which airs Sunday and Monday nights.
Friday Night Lights
- 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.
- KHQ 'Zags' When Others Zig - 2009-07-25 6:00:00 | Broadcasting & Cable (dead link)
- "SWX Now In HD In The Spokane Area". SWXrightnow.com. 2014-08-15. Retrieved 2014-12-14.