Channel 11, Grand Island (Lincoln)
First Air Date: October 1, 1961
Operating Power: 25kw
Original Call Letters: KGIN TV
Network Affiliation: CBS
Issued To: Fetzer
Through the Years
October 1, 1961- KGIN went on the air as a satellite of KOLN.
Gillette purchased from Fetzer.
Busse Broadcasting purchased from Gillette.
Gray Communications purchased from Busse.
UPN launched as first sub-channel for KOLN/KGIN on DT2.
September, 2006- UPN switched to MyNetwork TV.
August, 2009- KOLN/KGIN became the first station in Nebraska to launch full local Newscasts in HD.
April, 2013- NBC programming from the former KHAS added to KOLN/KGIN as a sub-channel for full market cover.
September, 2013- METV affiliation added.