WKYT News is a CBS/CW-affiliate US TV channel that operates at Virtual CH 27 and serves the area of Lexington, Kentucky. The network operates under the name Grey Television. WKYT 27 offers Lexington news, crime news, regional news, crime news, national news, WKYT Investigate, and state news. WKYT Weather services include traffic updates, WKYT closings, and WKYT Radar. Viewers can discover different sports-related content, Hoops Hysteria, Clark’s Pump-N-Shop Contest, Great Health Divide, Sponsored Stories, One Tank Trips, Money Matters, and more. Furth more, they can also find E-Business Break, BG H&G TV Episodes, Everyday KY, Vaccine Team, Link 2 Hope, Salute to Seniors, Gray DC Bauru, The CW, PowerNation, and Community News such as Lottery, Out and About, Contests, Community Calendar and more.
Catch the station’s coverage live at various cable networks, satellite services, and over the web at wkyt.com through WKYT live stream. The channel uses the brand name WKYT News and the catchphrase ‘WKYT Stands for Kentucky’ for the newscast.
WKYT News Live Stream
Stay updated with the local news Lexington KY, WKYT Weather, sports updates, traffic conditions, and other news happenings in town, by tuning the WKYT live on the website and mobile app. No matter, where you are on the planet, if you have access to the internet you can log in to the website and enjoy the live streaming anytime. You can see the window play with a big play button in the center of it. Click that button and wait for the stream to buffer. The station is popular for covering the top stories that matter to you.
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Channel 27 Newscasters
WKYT TV News has several qualified and capable news journalists consist of news anchors, reporters, and investigative journalists. They know the demand of the audience and present them with the exact thing which they want. From daily Lexington news update to crime reports, political news, national & world news, sports telecast, and WKYT Weather services, the skilled team of newscasters covers everything.
They present 41 hours of local news content every week including 7 hours each on Monday to Friday and 3 hours each during weekends. The team helped the WKYT News Live rising above all in terms of output in the Lexington market. Among the top-rated news personalities at WKYT News Team, Amber Philpott, Olivia Russel, Bill Bryant, Chad Hedrick, Grace Finerman, and Victor Puente has made quite a name.
WKYT Weather Team
WKYT Weather Team has been backing Kentucky with dedication and accurate reporting since the beginning. They are keeping their weather section as alive as their news department. WKYT Weather Team keeps a keen eye on Lexington’s weather with the help of a powerful WKYT Radar called WKYT First Alert Defender. They track the storm and give a minute-by-minute update to the viewers. From hourly weather forecast to severe weather alerts, First Alert Weather Team covers everything. Their services are highly appreciated by the people of Kentucky and the team has won several awards for their splendid work in weather. The team also takes notice of WKYT Closings, the latest traffic conditions, sports weather forecast, and whatnot.
Adam Burniston: Meteorologist at WKYT News
Adam Burniston is a weekend Meteorologist at WKYT News. Along with meteorology, Adam also covers multimedia reporting and operates drones. He also has been certified as a drone pilot. Burniston became a part of the squad in March 2017 and since then has been providing valuable services to the Lexington community. He also offers WKYT school closings information in Kentucky based on the weather predicted by WKYT Weather Radar. Burniston was passionate about weather since his childhood. He remembers when he was a little kid and used to have a wonderful view of the wide-open sky. He also remembers a day when he was standing on his father’s Porsche and looking at the dangerous storm clouds miles away from them. That moment made him realize that he wants nothing else but to pursue meteorology.
He has a certificate of both Part 107 Drone Pilot and Skywarn Storm Spotter. Adam did his graduation in BS Geography from Ball State University in 2015. Whereas, he stepped into his career life in May 2011 when Burniston started working as a Kitchen Staff at Pizza Hut. In August 2012, Adam Burniston became a Resident Hall Assistant at Ball State University. Almost two years later, Burniston started working as Sales Consultant at Best Buy in May 2014.
Finally, in January 2013, Burniston got a job related to his passion as a Weather Forecaster at WCRD 91.3 FM. There he used to conduct real-time weather and extended the weather forecast for the listening area. In May 2015, Adam got his shot in as a weather intern at WISH News for 4 months. In January 2017, Adam got his first full-time meteorologist job on TV as a Weekend Weather Anchor at KALB News. 15 months later, Burniston found himself working for WKYT TV News.
WKYT Radar aka WKYT First Alert Weather Defender offers detailed weather information of the Lexington, Kentucky area. The network’s WKYT Weather Radar includes several layers and overlays providing separate climate conditions such as Snow, rainfall, storms/tornadoes, lightning, and severe weather alerts.
WKYT 27 Mobile Apps
The channel’s weather app aka WKYT FirstAlert Weather App offers comprehensive Lexington weather detail predicted by state-of-the-art weather equipment including WKYT Radar, WKYT closings, weather forecasts. Viewers can customize the hourly forecast to help them plan the entire day and a 3-day forecast to plan their weekend picnic with the family. Track the direction of the storm, see where it is heading and how to save yourself from it by taking necessary measurements. Whether you are looking for a sports scorecard or severe weather conditions or WKYT School closings, the WKYT FirstAlert Weather app has it all for you.
CBS Lexington KY Popular Shows
The following table below enlists all the popular shows being aired on WKYT News Lexington KY from Monday to Friday and Weekends. Viewers can watch these shows on Amazon Prime,, HULU, and over the other streaming platforms via WKYT live stream.
|Blue Bloods||Magnum PI||The Late Show with Stephen Colbert||News at 11 pm|
|EXTRA||MyDestination.TV||Beautiful Homes and Great Estates||Cornerstone Media|
|WKYT This Morning at 7 am||Lucky Dog||CBS This Morning Saturday||Mission Unstoppable|
|The Henry Ford’s Innovation Nation||Hope in the Wild||All in with Laila Ali||Pet Vet Dream Team|
|Course Record with Michael Breed||PGA Tour Originals: One Shot Away||CBS Weekend News||WKYT News at 6 pm|
|FBI: Uncovered||Jeopardy!||Wheel of Fortune||48 Hours|
|SWAT||Gametime with Boomer Esiason||The Outdoorsman with Buck McNeely||Sports Stars of Tomorrow|
|In Depth with Graham Bensinger||WKYT News at 11 pm||Sports Stars of Tomorrow||The Blue Lagoon|
|Whacked Out Sports||Bluegrass Home Garden||Kentucky Afield||Kentucky Newsmakers|
|WKYT News at 11 pm||CBS Sunday Morning with Jane Pauley||WKYT This Morning at 8 pm||Full Court with Greta Van Susteren|
|Face the Nation||The Equilizer||60 Minutes||CBS Weekend News|
About WKYT TV
WKYT first hit the air on 30 September 1957 with the callsigns WKXP-TV. The network’s first owner was Community Broadcast Partners, a multimedia company run by Frederic Gregg, Harry Feingold and Charles Wright. Channel 27 News Lexington KY initially took its primary content from CBS Network, where its secondary affiliate partner ABC was also providing content to WLEX News.WKYT News Live Coverage Studio
CBS Lexington KY studios and antenna are located at the same place i.e. close to Lexington’s east side on I-75 at Winchester Road. WKYT 27 News is available to watch on both cable network and satellite services in most parts of northern, southern, and eastern Kentucky. Moreover, WKYT News Live’s news transmission (excluding the weekday’s morning news from 5 am to 6 am, and 10 am, along with weekend morning shows) are broadcast on Charter Spectrum’s digital CH number 422 in few regions of Northern Kentucky situated close to the metropolitan area of Cincinnati.
WKYT TV News also runs a semi-satellite news channel WYMT News Channel 57 in the Hazard Area of Kentucky. This move expanded the coverage area of the CBS network up to the Eastern Kentucky Coalfield area. Although WKYT Live clears all the CBS TV Schedule, however, WYMT offers exclusive syndicated transmission, along with separate commercial inserts, local news telecasts, and legal station identifications.