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List of Cable channels in Jackson, Wyoming (October 1985)

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Residents of Jackson, Wyoming had access to 20 channels via cable in October of 1985. The fate of the provider at the time, Jackson Cable Corporation, is unknown at this time (though likely defunct) and the city today, is handled by Xfinity.

Source: Newspapers.com (Paid subscription to "Publisher Extra" may be required for some sections)
CH# Names Notes/Today
2 KUTV Ch. 2 (NBC)
Salt Lake City, Utah
KUTV was even briefly an NBC majority-owned station before being sold to CBS and was an O&O from 1995 to 2007,
though still a CBS affiliate to this day
(Owned by Sinclair Broadcast Group as part of a triopoly with MyNetworkTV affiliate KMYU and independent station KJZZ)
3 KIDK Ch. 3 (CBS)
Idaho Falls, Idaho
Currently a combination Dabl, Fox and MyNetworkTV affiliate, owned by VistaWest Media, LLC and operated by
News-Press & Gazette Company
(The non-license (intellectual) assets and CBS affiliation of KIDK were transferred to the second digital subchannel of ABC affiliate KIFI
in December of 2020, KIFI now operates KIDK)
4 KTVX Ch. 4 (ABC)
Salt Lake City, Utah
Still an ABC affiliate, owned by Nexstar Media Group
(Part of a duopoly with CW affiliate KUCW out of Ogden, KTVX is the oldest active television station in the state of Utah)
5 KSL Ch. 5 (CBS)
Salt Lake City, Utah
Swapped affiliations with KUTV when it became a CBS network O&O, thus making it the market's current
NBC affiliate in November of 1994
(Owned by Bonneville International, in turn owned and operated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)
6 Home Box Office Still operates today by its acronym HBO, owned by Warner Bros. Discovery, Home Box Office is
still used as the network's legal corporate name
7 KUED Ch. 7 (PBS)
Salt Lake City, Utah
Still a PBS member station, owned by the University of Utah
8 KIFI Ch. 8 (ABC)
Idaho Falls, Idaho
Currently a combination ABC, CBS, CW and Telemundo affiliate, owned by News-Press & Gazette Company
(KIFI acquired the CBS affiliation and other non-license (intellectual) assets from former affiliate KIDK, which KIFI now operates)
9 WGN Ch. 9 (Ind.)
Chicago, Illinois
The direct feed of the OTA station at the time, its later cable counterpart, WGN America,
was rebranded as NewsNation
10 WTBS Ch. 17 (Ind.)
Atlanta, Georgia
Both the station and the cable network (TBS) were separated from each other in 2007, with the UHF station
operating today as WPCH-TV, owned by Gray Television
11 ESPN Owned as a joint venture between Hearst Corporation and The Walt Disney Company
12 KTWO Ch. 2 (ABC)
Casper, Wyoming
Became an NBC affiliate the following year but would reassume the ABC affiliation in 2004
(Owned by Vision Alaska LLC, a North Carolina company and operated by Coastal Television Broadcasting Company LLC, which owns
dual Fox and MyNetworkTV affiliate KFNB and also operates CBS affiliate KGWC, owned by Big Horn Television LLC, a Georgia company)
13 Local Weather and Information Unclear at this time whether or not this was The Weather Channel
16 Nickelodeon Programming then and now, still consists of programming towards children and teenagers up to 18 years of age
(Split channel, exact carriage hours unknown at this time)
Arts & Entertainment (A&E) Once a channel focused on arts and history, the channel has shifted significantly towards reality shows,
dramas and documentaries
(Split channel, exact carriage hours unknown at this time)
17 Cable News Network CNN in Atlanta, an American multinational news channel
18 Music Television (MTV) Owned by Paramount Global, it has shifted from strictly music and music videos in its early years to a mix of
music, reality shows and dramas in recent years
19 Lifetime Programming geared towards women and women in lead roles of movies and shows
20 CBN CBN Cable Network was spun off by the Christian Broadcasting Network and operates today as Freeform,
owned by The Walt Disney Company
21 Showtime A premium subscription channel with movies, shows, documentaries and sporting events, owned by Paramount Global
22 USA Network Today owned by NBCUniversal
23 The Disney Channel Originally a premium pay subscription channel, Disney is now a general cable channel