|Branding||Permian Basin CW 5/14 (reflecting the cable positions on Odessa and Midland cable systems respectively)|
|Channels||Digital: 22 (UHF)
|Owner||JB Broadcasting, Inc.
(Winstar Odessa, Inc.)
|First air date||2001|
|Call letters' meaning||The WB West Texas|
|Former callsigns||KPXK (2001-2006)|
|Former channel number(s)||Analog:
30 (UHF, 2001-2009)
|Former affiliations||Pax TV (2001-2005)
The WB (2005-2006)
Video Zona (2010-2011)
|Transmitter power||50 kW|
KWWT signed on the air in 2001 as KPXK, a Pax TV affiliate. It remained a Pax affiliate until late 2005, when KWWT moved its cable-only The WB 100+ feed (which was established on September 21, 1998) to UHF channel 30.
KWWT airs mostly programs on all their stations from the national feeds. However they do take some time off each week to air the High School Football games from Ratliff Stadium from August through November. The games air Sunday at 9 PM on CW and then air on Monday and Tuesday on their other English stations.
In 2011, KWWT signed on to carry college football and basketball games from the Southland Conference Television Network.1 The contract continues today, with most of the games airing on 30.2. Additionally, KWWT aired ACC Network basketball games during the 2011-12 basketball season.
Because it was granted an original construction permit after the FCC finalized the DTV allotment plan on April 21, 1997 , the station did not receive a companion channel for a digital television station. On June 12, 2009, KWWT turned off its analog signal and turned on its digital signal (called a "flash-cut"). The move granted KWWT 3 additional channels with a Retro Television Network affiliate on 30.2, Tr3́s on 30.3, and This TV on 30.4. In August 2010 KWWT acquired the signal rights to station K22IZ and moved Tr3's to 22.1, began airing AYM Sports on 22.2, had nothing on 22.3, and aired Video Zona TV on 22.4 giving them a total of 7 stations. K22IZ would later be renamed KMDF. 30.3 would air 24-hours of infomercials until January 1, 2011 when they would become the affiliate for Antenna TV. In November 2010 they added Promiseland Television Network to 22.3, but they would be an affiliate for only 6 months. 22.3 would become an affiliate for Mexicanal in 2011. In May 2011 KWWT lost the rights to Video Zona. 22.4 would air 24-hours of infomercials until January 1, 2012, when KWWT added Me-TV to channel 22.4.2 On Sunday, March 11 KWWT swapped the digital substations of RTV and Me-TV. Sometime in summer 2012, KWWT's contract with Tr3s ended. KWWT dropped Tr3s and picked up TeLe-Romántica as a new substation. In January, 2013 KWWT added MundoFox to 22.1 and moved TeLe-Romántica to 22.3, dropping Mexicanal in the process. They also stopped airing RTV programming and turned 22.4 into a 24-hour infomercial station.
- Query the FCC's TV station database for KWWT
- BIAfn's Media Web Database -- Information on KWWT-TV