Nexstar Media Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXST), announced today that its television stations across the state of Texas will carry a multi-market live telecast of Governor Greg Abbott’s 2023 “State of the State” address on Thursday, February 16, 2023 at 7:00 p.m. CT. The speech will air on 16 Nexstar television stations serving 14 Texas markets and be telecast throughout the state. As a public service, Nexstar will make the live feed of the telecast available to every broadcast company serving Texas.
Governor Abbott’s 2023 State of the State address will update Texans on his priorities for the 88th Legislative Session, highlight exceptional Texans from across the state, and outline his plans for building the Texas of tomorrow. Following Governor Abbott’s half-hour address, the Texas Democratic Party will respond with a ten-minute rebuttal. The last 20 minutes will be used for a round table discussion with members of the legislature and Nexstar journalists.
The live address will bring together potentially more than 21 million viewers across Texas and will air on 16 Nexstar television stations serving the state, including: KDAF-TV (CW) in Dallas, KIAH-TV (CW) in Houston, KXAN-TV (NBC) in Austin, KWKT-TV (FOX) in Waco, KVEO-TV/KGBT-TV (NBC/MyNet) in Harlingen/Brownsville, KSHV-TV (FOX) in Shreveport, LA, KTSM-TV (NBC) in El Paso, KETK-TV (NBC) in Tyler, KAMR-TV (NBC) in Amarillo, KAMC-TV/KLBK-TV (ABC/CBS) in Lubbock, KMID-TV (ABC) in Midland/Odessa, KFDX-TV (NBC) in Wichita Falls, KTAB-TV (CBS) in Abilene, and KLST-TV (CBS) in San Angelo. Local viewers may also access a livestream of the broadcast online by visiting the website of their local Nexstar station (see table below for more information).
“Nexstar is proud to be able to provide Governor Abbott’s State of the State address and the Democratic Party’s response to viewers across Texas,” said Andy Alford, President of Broadcasting for Nexstar Media Inc. “Nexstar is committed to providing the communities we serve with news programming and analysis that informs and educates viewers about the important issues confronting local, state, and national government leaders. We are grateful to Governor Abbott for giving Nexstar this opportunity.”
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