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Fox 7 Austin

KTBC, the best-rated news channel for weather and local news of Austin.

Fox 7 Austin LogoKTBC TV is a News TV broadcaster that is licensed to Austin, Texas. ‘Fox 7’ is the brand name that the station uses for all commercial uses. With over 60 years of broadcast experience, Fox 7 News describes its services by the slogan “Just You Watch.” The station performs its in-house operations from the studios at Brazos & E 10th Street. The transmitter of KTBC TV operates on 98.5 kW of FCC-approved power to serve the local audience. Among the people of Austin, KBTC News is a popular source of local news from Austin county through live stream. Fox 7 Austin telecasts weather forecast, lifestyle and community news. In recent years, channel 7 Austin emerged as an eminent media house. The anchors are well known for investigative and crime reporting.

Watch KTBC TV Fox 7 Live Stream

News content from the KBTC can be watched online via Fox 7 Austin live stream. Click below the player to start the loading stream. Also, you can check the live-stream schedule.

The callsign used for the broadcaster is short for “Texas Broadcasting Company”. It refers to the channel’s previously owned company. Fox Television Stations is the current owner and primary affiliate of the station via a licensee New World Pictures Communications of Austin, Inc. The official app of the channel keeps you updated with the latest stories, news updates, and trends. The viewers can also follow the social media accounts of KTBC TV for updates. Fox 7 Austin monitors the feedback and response of its audience to improve the station’s services.

Fox 7 Austin studio
Fox 7 Austin studio | Credits: official website

Sources to watch Fox Austin

You can watch Fox 7 Austin live streaming by tuning on virtual and VHF Channel 7. KTBC TV also broadcasts on cable on Charter Spectrum, Grande Communications, and Suddenlink on channel 2. You can also enjoy the live broadcasting of the broadcaster through the internet if you belong to the non-licensed region.

Fox 7 News Team

KBTC News Fox Austin holds popular hosts.

Weather Team

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Fox 7 Austin live stream serves its audience with live news updates, trending stories and weather forecasts. Plus, it also focuses on traffic, travel updates, business and lifestyle. However, technologies, viral trends, national and international stories, sports news, finance, and community updates are also a part of the network.

Zack Shields, Amanda Salinas, Dave Froehlich, Leslie Rangel, and jane Lonsdale
Zack Shields, Amanda Salinas, Dave Froehlich, Leslie Rangel, and jane Lonsdale | Source: twitter


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  • MeTV

About KTBC

KTBC Fox Austin Studio Office
KTBC Fox 7 Austin Studio located at 119 E 10th Street.

KTBC started its journey on 27th November 1952 as a first TV operator in the market of Austin and Central Texas and retained this title until KHFI-TV began operations in February of 1965. The original studio of the station was based in the Driskell Hotel. The ownership rights were transferred to future US President Lyndon B. Johnson and his wife, Lady Bird. Lady Bird also held the title of becoming the first President’s wife. She became a millionaire by her efforts. After the announcement of Lyndon B. Johnson, the questions were raised about how the family of President owned millions of dollars.

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It was difficult for Lyndon B. Johnson to manage the station after he became the President locally. So, news reports were often delivered to the owner in the president Oval Office. Plus, he also monitored them from his private study in the White House. The Penthouse Apartment on the fifth floor of the station was fully kitted with Camera and Sound hardware. Fox 7 News produced a short film of 20 minutes for the Texas Department of Public Safety in 1960. The film was about the nuclear missile strike on the outskirts of Austin. On 1st August 1966, the multi-network capability was introduced for the first time.


Fox 7 Austin news truck
Fox 7 Austin news truck | Courtesy: facebook page

Affiliation and Ownership History:

KTBC broadcasted on VHF channel 7 since the day it launched until 2009. On the other hand, the licensed UHF channel for the station was 56. The station used that figure from 1997 to 2009. At that time, the VHF bands were considered more reliable due to their long-distance programming. The Analog transmission of the broadcaster was discontinued on 12th June 2009. Fox 7 Live started as an affiliate of CBS, DuMont, ABC, and NBC. CBS finished its affiliation in 1995, DuMont in 1956, ABC in 1971, and NBC discontinued its affiliation agreement in 1966.

In 1973, the channel was purchased by a Los Angeles-based Times Mirror company as a sister operator of KDFW-TV. In 1994, the ownership rights were transferred from Times Mirror Company to Argyle Television. The current owner “Fox Television Stations” took over the broadcaster as its owner in 1996.

Shows of Fox 7 News

Ultimate Tag Fox 7 Austin News The Big Band Theory
24 Words or Less TMZ Dish Nation
Access Hollywood Divorce Court Good Day Austin
The Wendy Williams Show The Real The Dr. Oz Show
Judge Judy TMZ Live! Celebrity Watch Party
Tel: (512) 476-7777
Tower Location: West Austin Antenna Farm on Mount Larson
Brand Name: Fox 7 Austin

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