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Houston, Texas
United States
BrandingKHOU 11 (general)
KHOU 11 News (newscasts)
SloganKHOU Stands for Houston
ChannelsDigital: 11 (VHF)
Virtual: 11 (PSIP)
  • .1: CBS
  • .2: Bounce TV
  • .3: Justice Network
  • .4: Quest
OwnerTegna, Inc.
(KHOU-TV, Inc.)
First air dateMarch 23, 1953 (65 years ago) (1953-03-23)
Call letters’ meaningDual meaning:
HOU = IATA airport code for William P. Hobby Airport
Former callsigns
  • KGUL-TV (1953–1959)
  • KHOU-TV (1959–2009)
Former channel number(s)
  • Analog:
  • 11 (VHF, 1953–2009)
  • Digital:
  • 31 (UHF, 1998–2009)
Transmitter power25 kW
Height593 m (1,946 ft)
Facility ID34529
Transmitter coordinates29°33?40?N 95°30?4?W / 29.56111°N 95.50111°W / 29.56111; -95.50111Coordinates: 29°33?40?N 95°30?4?W / 29.56111°N 95.50111°W / 29.56111; -95.50111
Licensing authorityFCC
Public license information:Profile


Detailed Antenna Reception Information For KHOU CBS Houston


Virtual Channel11
RF Channel11
Effective Radiated Power (ERP)17 kW
Height Above Average Terrain (HAAT)570m
Radiation Center-above Mean Sea Level (RCAMSL)612m
Network AffiliationCBS
Contact Street 111750 Katy Freeway
Contact CityHouston
Contact StateTX
Contact Zip77019
Contact Phone713-526-1111
Additional DataFCC Station Information

KHOU News is the Houston CBS TV affiliate. KHOU News broadcasts Houston news, and national CBS Sports and entertainment. Additionally, this Houston CBS station covers Houston weather, and Houston sports. In addition to being known by its FCC call sign of KHOU TV, this station is also known as CBS Houston, or KHOU 11. You can watch Houston CBS online via the KHOU News live stream, and its collection of videos which are updated regularly.

Name: KHOU News CBS Houston
Call Sign: KHOU
Location: Houston, Texas, United States
Genre: Local News, Entertainment
Website: Houston CBS Homepage

KHOU News has been covering Houston local news since 1953. It was the second Houston TV station to enter this market. Several famous broadcast talents got their start with KHOU News including Dan Rather, Jim Nantz, and the renowned KHOU Weather Chief Meteorologist Dr. Neil Frank.

If you need an immediate report on Houston weather then click on the ‘Extras’ button, and this will take you directly to the KHOU weather section. Also, if you want an update about Houston traffic, here is the KHOU Traffic Center. Finally, if you’re interested in a different station or stream, use the search box at the top of the page.

KHOU CBS is owned by TENGA, an offshoot of the Gannet Company. KHOU TV is an affiliate of the CBS network. As an affiliate, KHOU CBS tends to focus its original news coverage on local issues during the traditional morning, mid-day, evening and late-night news slots. Houston Channel 11 News currently airs 28 hours of KHOU produced broadcasts per week. Each weekday has five hours of newscasts with an additional two hours each Saturday and one hour on each Sunday. To fill in the rest of its broadcasting schedule, the station airs national programs provided by CBS.

KHOU 11 provides several excellent Houston news apps. These include the KHOU Sports app, the KHOU weather app, and a KHOU traffic app. You can download the KHOU 11 news apps here.

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: 1945 Allen Pkwy Houston, TX 77019-2596. Phone: 713-526-1111. Fax: 713-520-7763. Email: