It was unheard of, maybe even a bit unbelievable that a city the size of Lincoln, Nebraska before March 1996 had only one local commercial television station.

This was the case until Channel 8 KLKN-TV flipped the switch in the spring of 1996, providing Lincoln with its own ABC affiliate and something more in a television station for the Lincoln and surrounding community.

On May 16, 2019, Channel 8 KLKN-TV and sister station WLNE-TV in Providence, RI were purchased by Standard Media Group from Citadel Communication L.L.C.

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Main Telephone Number 402-434-8000
Send us your feedback: programming@klkntv.com

News Releases: Telephone: 402-436-2252 – Fax 402-436-2236 – Email:  8@klkntv.com
Send a picture to news:  8@klkntv.com
Sports Department:  Telephone:  402-436-2251 – Email:  sports@klkntv.com
Weather Department:  Telephone:  402-436-2268 – Email:  weather@klkntv.com
Send a weather picture:  8@klkntv.com

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