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Lexington, Kentucky is in the central part of the state and holds the capital city, Frankfort. This is DMA market #63 and has all major affiliations with adjacent locals coming in from Louisville.

List of stations[]

Over-the-Air[]

  • WLEX-TV Channel 18
    • Channel 18.1 = NBC - LEX 18
    • Channel 18.2 = Me-TV - Me-TV Lexington
    • Channel 18.3 = Bounce TV - Bounce Lexington
    • Channel 18.4 = Newsy
    • Channel 18.5 = QVC2
  • WKYT-TV Channel 27
    • Channel 27.1 = CBS - WKYT
    • Channel 27.2 = The CW - The CW Lexington
    • Channel 27.3 = Circle
    • Channel 27.4 = WX - First Alert Defender Radar
    • Channel 27.5 = DABL
  • WKSO-TV Channel 29 (Somerset, Ky.) and WKHA Channel 35 (Hazard - Lexington)
    • Channels 29.1 and 35.1 = PBS - KET: Kentucky Educational Television
    • Channels 29.2 and 35.2 = PBS Encore - KET2
    • Channels 29.3 and 35.3 = Gov./Edu. - KET KY: The Kentucky Channel / KET ED
    • Channels 29.4 and 35.4 = PBS Kids
  • WTVQ-DT Channel 36
    • Channel 36.1 = ABC - ABC 36
    • Channel 36.2 = MNT - MyKentuckyTV / MyKY
    • Channel 36.3 = True Crime Network
    • Channel 36.4 = Twist
    • Channel 36.5 = ION Mystery
    • Channel 36.6 = Quest
    • Channel 36.7 = QVC
    • Channel 36.8 = HSN
  • WKMR Channel 38 (Morehead, Ky.), WKLE Channel 46 and WKON Channel 52 (Owenton, Ky.)
    • Channels 38.1, 46.1 and 52.1 = PBS - KET: Kentucky Educational Television
    • Channels 38.2, 46.2 and 52.2 = PBS Encore - KET2
    • Channels 38.3, 46.3 and 52.3 = Gov./Edu. - KET KY: The Kentucky Channel / KET ED
    • Channels 38.4, 46.4 and 52.4 = PBS Kids
  • WDKY-TV Channel 56 (Danville - Lexington)
    • Channel 56.1 = FOX - FOX 56
    • Channel 56.2 = Comet
    • Channel 56.3 = Charge!
    • Channel 56.4 = TBD
  • WYMT-TV Channel 57 (Hazard - Lexington; semi-satellite of WKYT-TV 27 / Lexington)
    • Channel 57.1 = CBS - Your Mountain Television - WYMT
    • Channel 57.2 = H&I
    • Channel 57.3 = Circle

Cable channels[]

  • Spectrum News 1 (Kentucky)
  • Bally Sports Ohio

List of newscasts[]

WLEX 18[]

WLEX-TV 18 (Lexington).png

Weekdays[]

  • 04:30-05:00 AM: LEX 18 News Sunrise at 4:30 a.m.
  • 05:00-06:00 AM: LEX 18 News Sunrise at 5:00 a.m.
  • 06:00-07:00 AM: LEX 18 News Sunrise at 6:00 a.m.
  • 12:00-12:30 PM: LEX 18 News at Noon
  • 12:30-01:00 PM: LEX 18 News at 12:30
  • 04:00-04:30 PM: LEX 18 News at 4:00
  • 05:00-05:30 PM: LEX 18 News at 5:00
  • 05:30-06:00 PM: LEX 18 News at 5:30
  • 06:00-06:30 PM: LEX 18 News at 6:00
  • 07:00-07:30 PM: LEX 18 News - The Evening Edition at 7:00
  • 11:00-11:35 PM: LEX 18 News at 11:00

Saturdays[]

  • 06:00-07:00 AM: LEX 18 News Sunrise at 6:00 a.m.
  • 09:00-09:30 AM: LEX 18 News Sunrise at 9:00 a.m.
  • 06:00-06:30 PM: LEX 18 News at 6:00
  • 11:00-11:35 PM: LEX 18 News at 11:00

Sundays[]

  • 07:00-08:00 AM: LEX 18 News Sunrise at 7:00 a.m.
  • 09:00-10:00 AM: LEX 18 News Sunrise at 9:00 a.m.
  • 06:00-06:30 PM: LEX 18 News at 6:00
  • 11:00-11:35 PM: LEX 18 News at 11:00

WKYT 27.1[]

WKYT-TV 27 (Lexington).png

Weekdays[]

  • 04:30-05:00 AM: WKYT News Mornings at 4:30 a.m.
  • 05:00-05:30 AM: WKYT News Mornings at 5:00 a.m.
  • 05:30-06:00 AM: WKYT News Mornings at 5:30 a.m.
  • 06:00-07:00 AM: WKYT News Mornings at 6:00 a.m.
  • 10:00-10:30 AM: WKYT News - Mid-Morning at 10:00 a.m.
  • 10:30-11:00 AM: WKYT News - Mid-Morning at 10:30 a.m.
  • 12:00-12:30 PM: WKYT News at Noon
  • 04:00-04:30 PM: WKYT News at 4:00
  • 04:30-05:00 PM: WKYT News at 4:30
  • 05:00-05:30 PM: WKYT News at 5:00
  • 05:30-06:00 PM: WKYT News at 5:30
  • 06:00-06:30 PM: WKYT News at 6:00
  • 11:00-11:35 PM: WKYT News at 11:00

Saturdays[]

  • 06:00-07:00 AM: WKYT News Mornings at 6:00 a.m.
  • 07:00-08:00 AM: WKYT News Mornings at 7:00 a.m.
  • 06:00-06:30 PM: WKYT News at 6:00
  • 11:00-11:35 PM: WKYT News at 11:00

Sundays[]

  • 08:00-09:00 AM: WKYT News Mornings at 8:00 a.m.
  • 06:30-07:00 PM: WKYT News at 6:30
  • 11:00-11:35 PM: WKYT News at 11:00

WKYT 27.2[]

WKYT-DT 27.2 (Lexington).png
  • NOTE: All newscasts are produced by main channel station, WKYT-TV 27 / Lexington.

Weekdays[]

  • 07:00-08:00 AM: WKYT News Mornings at 7:00 a.m. on The CW Lexington
  • 08:00-09:00 AM: WKYT News Mornings at 8:00 a.m. on The CW Lexington
  • 06:30-07:00 PM: WKYT News at 6:30 on The CW Lexington
  • 10:00-11:00 PM: WKYT News at 10:00 on The CW Lexington

Saturdays[]

  • 10:00-11:00 PM: WKYT News at 10:00 on The CW Lexington

Sundays[]

  • 07:00-08:00 AM: WKYT News Mornings at 7:00 a.m. on The CW Lexington
  • 06:00-06:30 PM: WKYT News at 6:00 on The CW Lexington
  • 10:00-11:00 PM: WKYT News at 10:00 on The CW Lexington

WTVQ 36.1[]

WTVQ-DT 36 (Lexington).png

Weekdays[]

  • 05:00-06:00 AM: ABC 36 News - Good Morning Kentucky at 5:00 a.m.
  • 06:00-07:00 AM: ABC 36 News - Good Morning Kentucky at 6:00 a.m.
  • 09:00-10:00 AM: ABC 36 News - Good Day Kentucky at 9:00 a.m.
  • 12:00-12:30 PM: ABC 36 News at Noon
  • 05:00-05:30 PM: ABC 36 News at 5:00
  • 05:30-06:00 PM: ABC 36 News at 5:30
  • 06:00-06:30 PM: ABC 36 News at 6:00
  • 11:00-11:35 PM: ABC 36 News at 11:00

Weekends[]

  • 06:30-07:00 PM: ABC 36 News at 6:30
  • 11:00-11:35 PM: ABC 36 News at 11:00

WTVQ 36.2[]

  • NOTE: This newscast is produced by main channel station, WTVQ-DT 36 / Lexington.

Weekdays[]

  • 10:00-10:30 PM: ABC 36 News at 10:00 on MyKentuckyTV

WDKY 56[]

WDKY-TV 56 (Danville - Lexington).png

Weekdays[]

  • 05:00-06:00 AM: FOX 56 Morning News at 5:00 a.m.
  • 06:00-07:00 AM: FOX 56 Morning News at 6:00 a.m.
  • 07:00-08:00 AM: FOX 56 Morning News at 7:00 a.m.
  • 08:00-09:00 AM: FOX 56 Morning News at 8:00 a.m.
  • 06:30-07:00 PM: FOX 56 News at 6:30
  • 07:00-07:30 PM: FOX 56 News at 7:00
  • 10:00-11:00 PM: FOX 56 News at 10:00

Weekends[]

  • 10:00-11:00 PM: FOX 56 News at 10:00

WYMT 57.1[]

WYMT-TV 57 (Hazard, Ky.).png
  • NOTE: The weekday noon and weeknight 5:00 p.m. newscasts are simulcasted from semi-satellite and sister station, WKYT-TV 27 / Lexington.

Weekdays[]

  • 05:00-05:30 AM: WYMT Mountain News This Morning at 5:00 a.m.
  • 05:30-06:00 AM: WYMT Mountain News This Morning at 5:30 a.m.
  • 06:00-07:00 AM: WYMT Mountain News This Morning at 6:00 a.m.
  • 12:00-12:30 PM: WKYT News at Noon
  • 04:00-04:30 PM: WYMT Mountain News - First at 4:00
  • 04:30-05:00 PM: WYMT Mountain News at 4:30
  • 05:00-05:30 PM: WKYT News at 5:00
  • 05:30-06:00 PM: WYMT Mountain News at 5:30
  • 06:00-06:30 PM: WYMT Mountain News at 6:00
  • 11:00-11:35 PM: WYMT Mountain News at 11:00

Saturdays[]

  • 07:00-08:00 AM: WYMT Mountain News This Morning at 7:00 a.m.
  • 06:00-06:30 PM: WYMT Mountain News at 6:00
  • 11:00-11:35 PM: WYMT Mountain News at 11:00

Sundays[]

  • 08:00-09:00 AM: WYMT Mountain News This Morning at 8:00 a.m.
  • 06:00-06:30 PM: WYMT Mountain News at 6:00
  • 11:00-11:35 PM: WYMT Mountain News at 11:00

WYMT 57.2[]

  • NOTE: All newscasts are simulcast from main channel station, WYMT-TV 57 / Hazard - Lexington, with the exception of the weeknight 5:30 p.m. newscast.

Weekdays[]

  • 05:00-05:30 AM: WYMT Mountain News This Morning at 5:00 a.m. on H&I
  • 05:30-06:00 AM: WYMT Mountain News This Morning at 5:30 a.m. on H&I
  • 06:00-07:00 AM: WYMT Mountain News This Morning at 6:00 a.m. on H&I
  • 04:00-04:30 PM: WYMT Mountain News - First at 4:00 on H&I
  • 04:30-05:00 PM: WYMT Mountain News at 4:30 on H&I
  • 06:00-06:30 PM: WYMT Mountain News at 6:00 on H&I
  • 11:00-11:35 PM: WYMT Mountain News at 11:00 on H&I

Saturdays[]

  • 07:00-08:00 AM: WYMT Mountain News This Morning at 7:00 a.m. on H&I
  • 06:00-06:30 PM: WYMT Mountain News at 6:00 on H&I
  • 11:00-11:35 PM: WYMT Mountain News at 11:00 on H&I

Sundays[]

  • 08:00-09:00 AM: WYMT Mountain News This Morning at 8:00 a.m. on H&I
  • 06:00-06:30 PM: WYMT Mountain News at 6:00 on H&I
  • 11:00-11:35 PM: WYMT Mountain News at 11:00 on H&I

WLJC 65[]

WLJC-TV 65 (Beattyville - Lexington).jpg
  • NOTE: This newscast is produced by WTVQ-DT 36 / Lexington through an agreement.

Weekdays[]

  • 09:00-09:30 PM: ABC 36 News at 9:00 on WLJC
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