WELCOME TO THE CW PLUS
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, Sony, and Disney/FOX.
CWP is currently available in 112 markets and reaches about 9 million homes or 9% of USTV HH on an NTI basis. CWP is carried by 106 digital over-the-air stations, primarily as a HD multicast on an ABC/NBC/CBS or FOX station, and available via cable in 6 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, Scripps and Morris Multimedia.