KRFT-LD TV8 is excited to announce the completion of our Tower move to the Baptist Bible College Campus located at 628 E Kearney St, Springfield, MO 65803!
To best view our wonderful Network Affiliate Family on Channels 8.1-8.10, please aim your TV Antenna towards our new Tower Site - see the red dot on either of these maps for reference - and rescan your TV.
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KRFT-LD TV8 is proud to bring America's HOTTEST ALL New Country Music Network, The Country Network to our viewers in Springfield, MO on KRFT-LD TV8 Channel 8.1!!
From The Country Insider, Aug 26, 2022:
The Country Network announces the relaunch of its nationally televised platform under industry veteran and CEO Tommy Snyder. The Fort Worth, TX-based country music television network also welcomes back original founder Chad Brock, who returns as VP of Artist Relations.
“We are excited about the future of the network,” Snyder, a songwriter and executive who previously worked with Charlie Daniels, said in a release. “My team of professionals are working hard to bring the highest-quality content to our viewers so that The Country Network becomes the #1 country network in the nation.”
The network has launched its own branded video music chart that tracks the popularity of music videos that are aired on the network.
"The Country Network is an innovative music video TV network, dedicated to providing today’s country music enthusiasts with more choices in televised and digital programming. The Country Network gives fans the best in country music videos and original exclusive content each and every time they tune in. From lifestyle shows, Artist, Podcast, and the Nashville Sound to the Texas/Red Dirt music scene, TCN has it! Trey’s Chow Down LIVE is proud to be part of the The Country Network."
- Treys Chow Down website
KRFT-LD TV8 is so very excited to bring Story Television to Springfield, MO on Channel 8.6!
Weigel Broadcasting Co., the genius company behind the classic television network MeTV, MOVIES! TV Network, Start TV and more, has done it again!
Meet Story Television Network an over-the-air national broadcast channel devoted to history-based programs launched nationwide on March 28, 2022 and is now seen in Springfield on KRFT-LD TV8 Channel 8.6!
"Story TV’s programming includes off-net series that originally aired on networks like A&E and History Channel, including “Biography,” “The Men Who Built America,” “World War II in HD,” “Modern Marvels,” “Mankind: The Story of All of Us” and more. Each day centers programming around a unique theme or genre, such as military, technology and innovation, world events, American history, modern achievement, unexplained phenomena, and biographical tributes."
Welcome to Springfield, MO Story Television!
KRFT-LD TV8 launched Start TV on Channel 8.4 replacing The Heartland Network and MOVIES! on Channel 8.10 on March 1st, 2021.
MOVIES! is owned by the two super-power broadcasters - the Fox-owned TV station group and Weigel Broadcasting, the operator of MeTV, another channel that we broadcast on our Sister Station KXMP TV8 in Harrison, AR.
MOVIES! is designed to be a 'movie lover's' channel with movies that are run at the original length. There are fewer commercial minutes per hour than other channels allowing viewers to see the movies closer to the full-length format they were originally seen in.
Start TV is an American broadcast television network owned by the super-power broadcaster, Weigel Broadcasting. "Start TV showcases strong and resourceful female leading characters in a lineup of contemporary and proven procedural dramas. Each lead character and series embody a boldness and determination to “Start” leading the way, seeking the truth, solving the crime and defending the innocent."
KRFT-LD TV8 is immensely proud and excited to have both of these incredible networks, Start TV and MOVIES! join our amazing Network Affiliate Family of now 10 diverse, family friendly Networks!
TCN gives country music fans what they want: the best in country music videos each and every time they tune in!
All your favorite country music videos are right here at the "All New" Country Network... Go to where the Country is!
Start TV showcases strong and resourceful female leading characters in a lineup of contemporary and proven procedural dramas. Each lead character and series embody a boldness and determination to “Start” leading the way, seeking the truth, solving the crime and defending the innocent.
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History’s greatest moments, real people who changed the world, and the innovations that have improved mankind are seen every day on Story Television.
Story Television was announced on February 14, 2022. Weigel president Neal Sabin stated: “As we looked at the landscape, we looked at what genre works really well for advertisers and viewership that isn’t currently on the air right now." The genre is history-oriented programming. The name "Story" came directly from the word "history" that will play in the shows' taglines.
Story Television launched nationwide on March 28, 2022.