SWX Right Now

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SWX Right Now
SWX logo.png
Eastern Washington, Idaho Panhandle, & Montana
United States
SloganRight Now
ChannelsDigital: KHQ-TV 6.2
KNDO 23.3
KNDU 25.3
KWYB 18.3
KWYB-LD 28.3
KFBB 5.3
KHBB-LD 21.3
KTMF 23.3
KTMF-LD 42.3
OwnerCowles Company
LicenseeKHQ, Incorporated
First air dateAugust 30, 2008 (11 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 signal of Cowles' three NBC affiliated channels in Eastern Washington, including Spokane's KHQ, KNDO in Yakima and Richland's KNDU, as well as the third signal of Billings' KULR in Montana, and on most cable systems throughout the markets they serve.

Normal programming on SWX Right Now includes 3-minute weather briefs 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 hockey; Spokane Empire 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.


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

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