• WYMT News

    WYMT-TV, channel 57, is the CBS-affiliated television station for the Eastern Mountain Coal Fields region of Kentucky, licensed to Hazard. It broadcasts a high definition digital signal on VHF channel 12 from a transmitter south of the city in Perry County. Owned by Gray Television, the station is sister to Lexington’s CBS affiliate WKYT-TV. Although it identifies as a station in its own right, WYMT is considered a semi-satellite of WKYT. It has its own studios on Black Gold Boulevard in Hazard, but some internal operations are based at WKYT’s studios on Winchester Road (U.S. 60) near the Brighton section of Lexington. Beginning February 26, 2010, the station stretched non-HD programming from 4:3 aspect ratio to 16:9 aspect ratio, a process called “Stretch-o-Vision”. Beginning April 15, 2014, the station began broadcasting its newscasts in HD, using robotic HD cameras, and introducing new graphics and music.


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