ABC 13 News Houston – KTRK TV

Watch ABC 13 KTRK-TV Virtual channel and VHF digital channel 13 located in Houston, Texas US. The studio of the channel located on Bissonnet Street in Houston’s Upper Kirby District and its transmitter is in Fort Bend Country (Unincorporated northeastern) near Missouri City. The owner of the KTRK-TV is ABC-owned Television Stations subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company. It was first on air on November 20, 1954.


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ABC 13 News Live StreamThree entities are for the channel 13 assignment; one is Houston Chronicle after its removal from Federal Communications Commission. They decided to merge as Houston consolidated television. KTRK-TV-derived its call letter from Chronicle’s radio station KTRH. ABC 13 news live Stream was signed first time on 20 November 1954. It also has an affiliation with NTA film networks.

The original station studio situated at 4513 Cullen Boulevard, and later it transfers to KHTV (KIAH Channel 39 now ) and PBS (now KUHT channel 8). This channel was called “The Houston Chronicle Station” for many years. When it moved to Bissonnet Street, it is better known Astrodome by ten years.

The studio of the channel was the first domed structure in town. Some of the popular shows of that time include the Kitirik (Children program and Cat costume as an actress) and Dialing for Dollars (Game show) and Good Morning Houston (discussions about the lifestyles). 1967 Capital Cities Broadcasting purchased the KTRK-TV from Chronicle. KTRK introduced the Circle 13 logo in 1971.

After 1991 this regular station preemption was the first half hour of The Home Show. In 1986 Capital Cities bought ABC and KTRK started working on the ABC network. ABC/Capital Cities was sold to The Walt Disney Company in 1996 and have the clear schedule of entire ABC network.

ABC 13 News Programming

KTRK-TV is different from other ABC owned channel for broadcasting some programs that never on aired from this station the Oprah Winfrey Show until 2011. Other two are Jeopardy and Wheel of Fortune until 2015.But now Jeopardy is presented at 3:00 PM. KTRK was also famous for sports program covering. It has on air the NFL franchise’s preseason games. KTRK-TV was the television home from 1962 to 1971 of the Houston Astros.


KTRK -TV broadcast 42 hours newscast entire week. Its newscast has been ranked number 1 for last 30 years in the Houston Market and highest rated news in the country. Channel 13 also have the most experienced news team in Greater Houston market. 13 Eyewitness news broadcast according to this schedule at 4:30 to 6:00 AM, then at 11:00 AM, 4:00 PM, 6:00 PM, and 10:00 PM daily. Others program schedule given in the table.

Sr. No Programs Schedule Category
1 Who wants to be a millionaire 12:07 AM Quiz/Game show
2 ABC world news 2:37 AM New News
3 America this morning 4:00AM New News
4 Good Morning America 7:00AM News program
5 Live with Kelley 9:00AM Entertainment program
6 The Chew 12:00PM Entertainment program
7 Live at five 5:00PM News
8 Greatest Hits 8:00PM Musical program
9 Nightline 11:37PM Drama
10 Scandal Sunday At 11:37PM Drama
11 30 for 30 Saturday At 3:00PM Sports program
12 Ocean mysteries with Jeff Corwin Saturday At 11:30AM Educational program
13 The $100,000 Pyramid Sunday At 8:00PM Game/Quiz show


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