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Channel 4, Hastings (Grand Island)

City of License: Grand Island

First Air Date: October 1, 1965

Operating Power: 23.5 kw

Original Call Letters: KHTL TV

Network Affiliation: ABC

Issued To: Bi-States Company

Through the Years

  • 1965

    October 1, 1965- KHTL-TV signed on as part of the ABC-affiliated Nebraska Television Network.

  • 1974

    Sold to NTV Enterprises, June 1st, changed call letters to KSNB.

  • 1979

    Bought by Joseph Amaturo of Amaturo Group.

  • 1985

    Amaturo Group sold KSNB-TV, along with KHGI-TV and KWNB-TV to Gordon Broadcasting.

  • 1989

    KSNB placed in receivership along with sister stations.

  • 1991

    Joseph Girard appointed successor receiver.

  • 1993

    Sold to Fant Broadcasting along with sister stations.

  • 1994

    Added secondary Fox affiliation.

  • 1996

    Sold to Pappas Telecasting

    In September, 1996, Pappas broke KSNB from KHGI and made it a satellite of Fox station KTVG of Grand Island.

  • 1999

    KSNG sold to Collins Broadcasting Company.

  • 2000

    Secondary affiliation with Pax Network.

  • 2009

    KSNB shuts down on December 1, 2009, following an expiration of brokerage agreement with Pappas Telecasting.

  • 2011

    Transmitter relocated to near York, Nebraska.

  • 2013

    February 13, 2013- KSNB is acquired by Gray Television Group through a failed station waiver.

    April 1, 2013- takes the MYNetwork TV affiliation for CH4.1 held by Gray on KOLN/KGIN.

  • 2014

    Local news and programming transfer to KSNB 4.1 and MeMy Network to 4.2.

  • 2018

    August 30, 2018- adds ION affiliation to 4.3.