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KNGX
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Location

Amarillo, Texas

Branding

CBS 5 (general)
CBS 5 News (newscasts)

Slogan

Your Local News Source!

Channel(s)

Digital: 55 (UHF)
Virtual: 5 (PSIP)

subchannel(s)

5.1 CBS
5.2 Me-TV
5.3 Decades

Affiliation

CBS

First air date

October 22, 1953

Former call letters

none

Former channel number

Analog: 5 (VHF, 1953-2009)

Former Affiliation

none

Owner

Linchfield Communications

KNGX is a CBS affiliate that serves the Amarillo, TX market. The station broadcasts on Channel 5. Syndicated programming on KNGX includes: Entertainment Tonight, Dr. Phil, Judge Judy, and Rachael Ray among others.

News HistoryEdit

News Title HistoryEdit

  • Panhandle Report on KNGX5 (1953-1962)
  • KNGX5 Update (1962-1967)
  • KNGX5 Report(1967-1973)
  • Eyewitness News 5 (1973-1977)
  • KNGX News Center 5 (1977-1980)
  • 5 Alive News (1980-1986)
  • KNGX5 Action News (1986-1997)
  • CBS5 Action News (1997-2001)
  • CBS5 News (2001-present)

Slogan HistoryEdit

  • The Panhandle's First Television Station (1953-1958)
  • The Panhandle's Source for TV (1955-1958)
  • none (1958-1964)
  • Panhandle's Own 5 (1964-1969)
  • 5 First! (1969-1987)
  • Panhandle's #1 Station (1971-1985)
  • Panhandle's News Channel (1985-1994)
  • Panhandle's Source for News (1994-2001)
  • The Fastest Growing News in The Panhandle (2001-2004)
  • The Panhandle's News Leader (2004-2008)
  • First in The Panhandle (2008-2012)
  • First in HD (2010-2013)
  • Your Local News Source! (2012-present)

News Theme HistoryEdit

  • no music/ticker tape (1953-1971)
  • From Russia With Love: 007 - John Barry (1971-1975)
  • It's a Bird... It's a Plane... It's Superman: Overture - Charles Strouse (1975-1979)
  • TuesdayC - Tuesday Productions (1979-1982)
  • The News Image & The News Image Plus - Tuesday Productions (1982-1987)
  • Palmer News Package - Shelly Palmer Company (1987-1991)
  • It's All Right Here - Gari Media (1991-1994)
  • Advantage (Series 4) - Gari Media (1994-1998)
  • CBS Enforcer (Series 1) - Gari Media (1998-2001)
  • In-Sink (V.3) - 615 Music (2001-2005)
  • Metropolis - Stephen Arnold Music (2005-2008)
  • Extreme - Stephen Arnold Music (2008-2011)
  • Aerial - Stehpen Arnold Music (2011-2014)
  • CBS Local - Stehpen Arnold Music (2014-present)

Voice Over HistoryEdit

  • "Your Watching KNGX5 Amarillo. Now from The Panhandle's Source For News. This is KNGX5 Action News at ___" (1994-1997)
  • "Your Watching KNGX Amarillo. Now from The Panhandle's Source For News. This is CBS5 Action News at ___" (1997-1998)
  • "Live from KNGX in Amarillo. This is The Panhandle's Source For News. CBS5 Action News at ___, Starts Now." (1998-2001)
  • "Now, Live. From The Fastest Growing News Team in The Panhandle. This is CBS5 News." (2001-2004)
  • "Now, Live. From The Panhandle's News Leader. This is CBS5 News." (2004-2008)
  • "First in The Panhandle. This is CBS5 News at ___." (2008-2010)
  • "First in The Panhandle. This is CBS5 News at ___. First in HD." (2010-2012)
  • "Live from Your Local News Source. This is CBS5 News at ___. First in HD." (2012-2013)
  • "Live from Your Local News Source. This is CBS5 News at ___. On KNGX-TV." (2013-2014)
  • Live on KNGX. This is CBS5 News at ___. Your Local News Source (2014-present)


Television stations in Amarillo and the Texas Panhandle/High Plains area
KNGX 5 (CBS)

KYLO 7 (NBC)
KDXU 9 (MNTV)
KLVN 11 (ABC)
KAPX 14 (ION)
KXXI 21 (TNT)
KRDA 30 (RDN)
KMDU-TV 32 (Fox)
KASK 38 (UNI)
KFHS 45 (CW)
KRGB 52 (YesNet)
KTQA 61 (RBC)

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