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Rio Grande Valley, Texas
United States
CityHarlingen, Texas
BrandingCBS 4 (general)
CBS 4 News (newscasts)
SloganComplete Valley Coverage
ChannelsDigital: 31 (UHF)
(to move to 18 (UHF))
Virtual: 4 (PSIP)
Subchannels4.1 CBS
4.2 Azteca
4.3 Comet TV
OwnerSinclair Broadcast Group
(KGBT Licensee, LLC)
First air dateOctober 4, 1953 (64 years ago) (1953-10-04)
Call letters’ meaningGenevieve Beryl Tichenor
(wife of founding owner McHenry Tichenor)
Former channel number(s)4 (VHF analog, 1953–2009)
Former affiliationsABC (1953–1976)
NBC (1976–1981)
both secondary
Transmitter power1000 kW
345 kW (CP)
Height368 m (1,207 ft)
460 m (1,509 ft) (CP)
Facility ID34457
Transmitter coordinates26°8?56.8?N 97°49?19.2?W? / ?26.149111°N 97.822000°W? / 26.149111; -97.822000
Licensing authorityFCC
Public license information:Profile


Detailed Antenna Reception Information For KGBT Rio Grande CBS


Virtual Channel4
RF Channel31
Effective Radiated Power (ERP)1000 kW
Height Above Average Terrain (HAAT)368m
Radiation Center-above Mean Sea Level (RCAMSL)383m
Network AffiliationCBS
Contact Street 19201 West Expressway 83
Contact CityHarlingen
Contact StateTX
Contact Zip78552
Contact Phone956-366-4444
Additional DataFCC Station Information

KGBT News is the Rio Grande Valley CBS affiliate in South Texas. It’s a Rio Grande Valley news and entertainment station that also broadcasts Rio Grande Valley weather, traffic, and sports. In addition to being known by its FCC call sign of KGBT News, it’s also called CBS 4, and KGBT Action 4 News by locals. You can watch KGBT News online via the Action 4 live stream, or its collection of videos which are updated regularly.

Name: KGBT News CBS 4
Call Sign: KGBT
Location: Brownsville, Texas, United States
Genre: Local News, Entertainment
Website: CBS 4 Brownsville Homepage

KGBT News is the only RGV news station with a dedicated 24/7 weather lab. As such, KGBT weather brings a huge Rio Grande weather radar, named Live Super Doppler which is touted to bring more accuracy to RGV weather forecasts.

KGBT-TV also broadcasts a 24-hour weather station to Time Warner customers under channel 366 (digital cable only), showing off its live doppler radar as well as updated local forecasts.

If you want an immediate report on Rio Grande Valley weather then click the ‘Extras’ button above which will take you directly to the KGBT weather section. Lastly, if you’re interested in a different station or stream, use the search box at the top of the page.

CBS 4 Brownsville is owned by Sinclair Broadcast Group. It is an affiliate of the network CBS network. As an affiliate, KGBT Brownsville 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: 9201 W Expressway 83 Harlingen, TX 78552-6624. Phone: 956-366-4444. Fax: 956-366-4490. Email: