WKOW was the first TV station in Madison, Wisconsin, established June 30, 1953. In 2001, WKOW became a part of Quincy Media. For nearly 70 years, WKOW has been a pioneer for new technology and at the pinnacle of breaking news coverage and continues to be on the cutting edge of broadcast media and advanced technology. -The smallest television station to broadcast in HD on October 29, 1998. -Five digital channels; ABC, MeTV, Decades, CourtTV and JusticeTV. -27 Storm Track Weather has the largest weather team with FIVE Meteorologists. -WKOW Digs Deeper providing more in depth coverage. -First TV station in the area to incorporate drone footage into our newscasts. -Exclusive television sponsor for the two largest events in Southern Wisconsin: Art Fair on the Square, Taste of Madison. -For over 40 years WKOW has produced and broadcasted LIVE the WIAA Girls and Boys State basketball championships.