is a television
owned and operated by the Roman Catholic Diocese of
, broadcasting on digital channel
50. The station is
licensed in Visalia,
California, about 45 miles southeast of Fresno.
The license of the station is commercial
but KNXT is a non-commercial operation.
Programming on KNXT is mainly religious, with many shows coming
from the EWTN
network, though KNXT is somewhat
less conservative doctrinally (but firmly in line with Catholic
Church teachings). The shows consist of local daily and Sunday
, talk shows, music and variety programs,
, children's programs, and Catholic
movies. KNXT is rebroadcast on KNXT-LP channel 38 in Bakersfield.
Formerly owned by Cocola
, KNXT-LP was acquired by the Roman Catholic
Diocese of Fresno, owners of KNXT, on November 2, 2007.
KNXT is the only full-power, twenty-four hour Catholic broadcast
station in the United States, although many other Roman Catholic
Dioceses around the nation provide such programming to cable or
closed circuit systems.
1951 to 1984, KNXT was the
call sign of the current KCBS-TV, the
CBS owned-and-operated station in Los
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