Fisher Communications adds CW affiliate to Boise market

Fisher Communications adds CW affiliate to Boise market
BOISE, Idaho - Fisher Communications, a leader in local media innovation, announced today that it has signed an agreement to affiliate with The CW Television Network in the Boise, Idaho television market.

Starting no later than September 12, 2011, Fisher will broadcast The CW Television Network on KBOI-DT2 and simulcast on KYUU-LP.

"The CW Television Network is a terrific addition to our Boise CBS station and we are excited to expand our relationship with them," said Robert I. Dunlop, Fisher Executive Vice President Operations. "We have had the pleasure of working closely with the team at The CW over the past year on a number of initiatives and we are delighted to be working with them in Boise, too."

"We're thrilled to extend our partnership with Fisher Communications," said Russell Myerson, Executive Vice President of The CW Television Network. "This has been a great season for The CW with shows like 'Gossip Girl,' 'America's Next Top Model' and 'The Vampire Diaries.' This fall we look forward to the return to television of Sarah Michelle Gellar starring in our new show 'Ringer' as well as Kevin Williamson's supernatural thriller 'Secret Circle.' We are delighted that Fisher and their team at KBOI-CW will be bringing our network to the viewers and advertisers of western Idaho."

In addition to presenting The CW's primetime fare, Boise's CW will also feature original local morning and late news, local programming like Entertainment TV, strong first-run and off-network programming like "The Daily Buzz," a three hour live daily news and entertainment program, plus eight hours of comedy hits each weekday, including "Seinfeld," "That '70s Show," "South Park" and "The King of Queens."

Fisher Communications (FSCI) is an innovative local media company with television, radio, internet and mobile operations throughout the western United States. Fisher operates 20 television stations, which include network affiliations with ABC, CBS, FOX, Univision and CW that reach 3.5% of U.S. television households, and 10 radio stations targeting a full range of audience demographics.

Fisher Interactive produces more than 125 local and hyper-local websites and delivers comprehensive multiplatform advertising solutions to local businesses.

The Company is headquartered at Fisher Plaza, a 300,000 square foot media, telecommunications and data center facility in Seattle, WA. More information about Fisher Communications, Inc. is available at

About The CW Television Network

The CW Network was formed as a joint venture between Warner Bros. Entertainment and CBS Corporation. The CW is America's fifth broadcast network and the only network targeting women 18-34.