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WKOW turns 67 years young

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MADISON (WKOW) -- Tuesday WKOW-TV marked its 67th birthday.

WKOW went on the air June 30, 1953.

It was Madison's first TV station.

WKOW began as a CBS affiliate, but eventually became affiliated with ABC.

The first words ever spoken over the air were "Madison this is WKOW television, and we want you to welcome our programs."

All these later, staff at WKOW wants to thank you for choosing us.

Read more about WKOW's history here.

Caroline Bach

Anchor, 27 News at 11

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