SOURCE: Fisher Communications, Inc.

Fisher Communications, Inc.

June 15, 2012 16:05 ET

KXPI Becomes Fox Affiliate for Idaho Falls-Pocatello

Beginning July 1, 2012, FOX Moves to Channel 34/36.2

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwire - Jun 15, 2012) - Fisher Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSCI), a leader in local media innovation, announced today that it has reached an agreement with Fox Broadcasting Company to affiliate with the network over its KXPI-LP & KIDK.2 stations serving the Idaho Falls-Pocatello, ID market. FOX programming will move to Channel 34 and 36.2 beginning July 1, 2012.

"Fisher is excited to expand its partnership with FOX and to serve the viewers and advertisers of Idaho Falls-Pocatello with premium programming such as American Idol and NFL football," said Rob Dunlop, Executive Vice President of Fisher Communications.

"We're delighted to have KXPI join the FOX family. Mark Danielson and the team at Fisher Communications are top-notch and we're confident they will do an outstanding job of representing FOX in the Idaho Falls community," said Jon Hookstratten, Executive Vice President for Network Distribution at Fox Broadcasting.

KXPI has been a My Network TV affiliate since December 2008 and will continue to air that network's prime time programming beginning weeknights at 10pm.

Fisher Communications also operates KIDK-TV, the CBS affiliate in Idaho Falls-Pocatello, as well as 12 other full power television stations, 7 low power television stations, and 4 radio stations in the western United States. The Company also operates the Fisher Interactive Network, its online division (including over 125 local and hyperlocal websites) and Fisher Pathways, a satellite and fiber transmission provider. For more information about Fisher Communications, Inc., go to

Contact Information

  • Media Contact:
    Fisher Communications
    Rob Dunlop
    (206) 404-3065