The CW Plus (CWP) is The CW Network’s broadcast platform that distributes programming exclusively to the smaller television markets that typically have less than 350,000 TV homes. CWP provides a 24/7 program schedule to these affiliates. With The CW’s primetime schedule as its centerpiece, the line-up is supplemented by first run and off-net syndicated programming acquired on an exclusive basis from the major studios including NBC/Universal, Fox, Sony, and Disney/ABC.

CWP is currently available in 112 markets and reaches about 12.8 million homes or 11% of USTV HH on an NTI basis. CWP is carried by 95 digital over-the-air stations, primarily as a HD multicast on an ABC/NBC/CBS or FOX station, and available via cable in 17 additional markets. CWP’s geography covers parts of 44 states and 5 time zones.

CWP offers national advertisers a unique opportunity to showcase their products and services to its entire small market footprint of DMA’s “in pattern” on a very efficient and cost-effective basis. All CWP markets are captured with one negotiation and your advertising message is nestled in our powerful first-run network and syndicated programming via our cutting edge unwired network.



CWP originates four, time zone specific HD programming streams via satellite on a 24/7 basis.

Programming is targeted for adults 18-34 & 18-49 in primetime and Women 25-54 in other dayparts.

Major groups who carry CWP in multiple markets include Sinclair, Gray, Nexstar, NPG, QNI, Cordillera, Granite, Bonten, Raycom and Morris Multimedia.