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KCPQ is an American local station. Licenced to Tacoma, Washington, the station broadcasts to Seattle (where its transmitter and studios are located) and the northwest Washington area on digital channel 13. Tribune Broadcasting owns the station, which is an affiliate of FOX.
In September 2014, it was announced that FOX wanted to acquire KCPQ from Tribune in exchange for WPWR-TV in Chicago, which would have made WPWR a sister station to Chicago CW affiliate WGN-TV. FOX announced the planned acquisition because the Seattle Seahawks, a member of the NFL's National Football Conference (which has a deal to air its games on FOX), airs the majority of its regular season games on KCPQ, and Seattle is the largest NFC market whose FOX affiliate is not directly owned by the network. FOX later announced the purchase of Bellingham station KBCB (currently an affiliate of religious network Sonlife Broadcasting Network) with plans to move the network's Seattle-area affiliation there, which would then have made KCPQ an independent station as it had been prior to joining FOX as one of its charter affiliates in 1986. On October 17, 2014, FOX announced that it signed KCPQ as its Seattle affiliate through July 2018.
Current Prime-Time Schedule
Note: Schedule is subject to change due to live sports coverage or special programming.
|Monday||The Big Bang Theory||The Big Bang Theory||So You Think You Can Dance||Q13 FOX News at 10||Q13 FOX News at 11||The Simpsons|
|Tuesday||The Big Bang Theory||The Big Bang Theory||Lethal Weapon||The Mick||Brooklyn Nine-Nine||Q13 FOX News at 10||Q13 FOX News at 11||The Simpsons|
|Wednesday||The Big Bang Theory||The Big Bang Theory||Empire||Star||Q13 FOX News at 10||Q13 FOX News at 11||The Simpsons|
|Thursday||The Big Bang Theory||The Big Bang Theory||Gotham||The Orville||Q13 FOX News at 10||Q13 FOX News at 11||The Simpsons|
|Friday||The Big Bang Theory||The Big Bang Theory||Hell's Kitchen||The Exorcist||Q13 FOX News at 10||Q13 FOX News at 11||The Simpsons|
|Saturday||College Football on FOX (from 5 p.m.)||Seahawks Saturday Night||Pawn Stars||Modern Family||Modern Family||Q13 FOX News at 10||Seahawks Saturday Night||Hell's Kitchen|
|Sunday||Encore programming||Bob's Burgers||The Simpsons||Ghosted||Family Guy||The Last Man on Earth||Q13 FOX News at 10||Q It Up Sports||Q13 FOX News at 11||Elementary|