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
CityKansas City, Missouri
BrandingKCTV 5 (general)
KCTV 5 News (newscasts)
SloganKCTV 5 Stands for Kansas City
ChannelsDigital: 24 (UHF)
Virtual: 5 (PSIP)
  • 5.1: CBS
  • 5.2: Comet
OwnerMeredith Corporation
First air dateSeptember 27, 1953 (64 years ago) (1953-09-27)
Call letters’ meaningKansas City’s TeleVision
Sister station(s)KSMO-TV
Former callsignsKCMO-TV (1953–1983)
Former channel number(s)
  • Analog:
  • 5 (VHF, 1953–2009)
Former affiliations
  • Primary:
  • ABC (1953–1955)
  • Secondary:
  • DuMont (1953–1956)
Transmitter power1,000 kW
Height344 m (1,129 ft)
Facility ID41230
Transmitter coordinates39°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 authorityFCC
Public license information:Profile


Detailed Antenna Reception Information For KCTV 5 Kansas City CBS


Virtual Channel5
RF Channel24
Effective Radiated Power (ERP)1000 kW
Height Above Average Terrain (HAAT)319m
Radiation Center-above Mean Sea Level (RCAMSL)588m
Network AffiliationCBS
Contact Street 14500 Shawnee Mission Pkwy
Contact CityFairway
Contact StateKS
Contact Zip66205
Contact Phone913-677-5555
Additional DataFCC 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

If you’re a public relations rep, you may want to mail some promotional materials to the station or get in touch with a specific member of its team. If you’re a curious viewer, you might be interested in arranging a tour of the station’s facilities. In either case, in addition to the contact info above, here are some more ways to get in touch:
By mail: PO Box 5555 Kansas City, MO 64128-5555. Phone: 913-677-5555. Fax: 913-677-7243. Email:

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