KCER-TV is a ABN-affiliated television station in Benton, Arkansas and broadcasts on channel 42. It is owned by KCER Media and operated by Champion Digital Broadcasting and KBC which also own KWAB-TV along with CER2 Digital Networks, CER2 HD and KCER Magazine, and offers ABN programming as well as a general entertainment programming format with a variety of news, talk, sports, movies, cartoons, sitcoms, westerns, comedies, dramas, documentaries, action shows, specials, and weather and traffic reports, while the all-video game format is broadcast on KCEZ-TV. Originally the station was independent until 1986, affiliated with Fox until 1997, UPN until 2006, and MyNetworkTV until 2008 and Independent again until March 31st, 2015.

August 1979-March 1987Edit


During the Field Communications years, it was sold to Metromedia in 1983. In 1986, it became an affiliate of the Fox Broadcasting Company and was sold to Fox Television Stations Group.

March 1987-June 1993Edit


June 1993-September 1995Edit


Classic daytime and syndicated episodes of The Merv Griffin Show, Dance FeverWheel of Fortune and Jeopardy! were added in 1993, but lasted until 2001.

September 1995-July 1997Edit


July 1997-October 2002Edit


In 1997, UPN moved from KEFL-TV to KCER-TV.

October 2002-August 2004Edit


August 2004-September 2006Edit


September 2006-December 2008Edit


In September 2006, KCER switched from UPN to MyNetworkTV.

December 2008-March 2011Edit


In 2008, it reverted to being a independent station.

March 2011-February 2013Edit


In 2012, Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy! were removed from KCER, The Simpsons and Futurama was instead.

February 2013-April 2015Edit

Same as the previous logo, but the rounded rectangle is removed.

April 2015-presentEdit

New KCER logo
In April 2015, KCER switched from a independent to ABN during the US TV shakeup.