Watch KCTV 5 Kansas City CBS Online

Watch KCTV 5 Kansas City CBS Online


KCTV 5 Kansas City CBS

Kansas City, Missouri–Kansas City, Kansas
United States
City Kansas City, Missouri
Branding KCTV 5 (general)
KCTV 5 News (newscasts)
Slogan KCTV 5 Stands for Kansas City
Channels Digital: 24 (UHF)
Virtual: 5 (PSIP)
  • 5.1: CBS
  • 5.2: Comet
Owner Meredith Corporation
First air date September 27, 1953 (64 years ago) (1953-09-27)
Call letters’ meaning Kansas City’s TeleVision
Sister station(s) KSMO-TV
Former callsigns KCMO-TV (1953–1983)
Former channel number(s)
  • Analog:
  • 5 (VHF, 1953–2009)
Former affiliations
  • Primary:
  • ABC (1953–1955)
  • Secondary:
  • DuMont (1953–1956)
Transmitter power 1,000 kW
Height 344 m (1,129 ft)
Facility ID 41230
Transmitter coordinates 39°4′14.4″N 94°34′57.5″W / 39.070667°N 94.582639°W / 39.070667; -94.582639Coordinates: 39°4′14.4″N 94°34′57.5″W / 39.070667°N 94.582639°W / 39.070667; -94.582639
Licensing authority FCC
Public license information: Profile


Detailed Antenna Reception Information For KCTV 5 Kansas City CBS


State Missouri
Country USA
Virtual Channel 5
RF Channel 24
Effective Radiated Power (ERP) 1000 kW
Height Above Average Terrain (HAAT) 319m
Latitude 39.07059860229492
Longitude -94.5824966430664
Radiation Center-above Mean Sea Level (RCAMSL) 588m
Callsign KCTV
MHZ 530
Network Affiliation CBS
Contact Street 1 4500 Shawnee Mission Pkwy
Contact City Fairway
Contact State KS
Contact Zip 66205
Contact Phone 913-677-5555
Additional Data FCC Station Information


KCTV 5 is a TV station in Kansas City, MO. It’s a local news and entertainment station that broadcasts local news, weather, traffic, sports, and general entertainment. In addition to being known as KCTV 5 Kansas City CBS, it’s also called simply by its FCC call sign KCTV. You can watch the station online via the KCTV 5 live stream and its collection of videos, updated regularly.

Name: KCTV 5 Kansas City CBS
Call Sign: KCTV
Location: Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Genre: Local News, Entertainment
Website: KCTV 5 Homepage

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KCTV 5 is owned by Meredith Corporation. It is an affiliate of the network CBS network. As an affiliate, Kansas City CBS tends to focus its original news coverage on local issues during the traditional morning, mid-day, evening and late-night news slots. To fill in the rest of its broadcasting schedule, the station airs national programs provided by CBS.

Contact the Station

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By mail: PO Box 5555 Kansas City, MO 64128-5555. Phone: 913-677-5555. Fax: 913-677-7243. Email: [email protected]