Road to Reopening
KNDO debuted on the air on October 15, 1959 as a primary ABC affiliate. During this time it also showed occasional programs from NBC. In 1965, KNDO became a primary NBC affiliate but showed some ABC programming until KAPP (channel 35) debuted in 1970 to take the ABC affiliation; since then, the station has been an exclusive NBC affiliate. KNDU first took the air on October 10, 1961 as a primary ABC affiliate, which also carried some NBC programming. In 1965, KNDU became a primary NBC affiliate, but continued to air some ABC programs until 1970 when KNDU became an exclusive NBC affiliate. If it’s breaking news, it’s on NBC Right Now. No one produces more local news than NBC Right Now. We are “Your Home Town” news leader. We also have a 24 hour local sports and weather channel SWX. SWX produces 90-100 local sporting events each year, from the Waterfollies to local High School sports - no one covers local sports like SWX. A locally owned TV station is a rarity in today’s world of consolidation. NBC Right Now is proud to say that we are locally owned and operated. NBC Right Now and SWX is proud of our local footprint and proud to call Washington State our home.