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KEZT-CD, virtual channel 23 (UHF digital channel 34), is a low-powered, Class A television station licensed to Sacramento, California, United States. It is a translator of Modesto-licensed Univision owned-and-operated station KUVS-DT (channel 19) which is owned by the Univision Local Media subsidiary of Univision Communications. KEZT-CD's transmitter is located on 22nd Street in downtown Sacramento. Its parent station shares studios with Stockton-licensed duopoly partner and UniMás owned-and-operated station KTFK-DT (channel 64) on Arden Way near Cal Expo in Sacramento.


KEZT first aired programming from The Box (later MTV2) in the 1990s, and then Telefutura, when the network was launched in 2002. When KTFK-TV channel 64 was acquired by Univision Communications in 2003, it assumed the Telefutura affiliation in 2004 and channel 23 switched to the Home Shopping Network. This made KEZT one of two television stations owned by Univision to broadcast in English (along with KUVI-DT, the UPN (later MyNetworkTV) affiliate at the time in Bakersfield); however, it re-aired a Spanish-language newscast and two Spanish-language public affairs programs from KUVS on Sunday mornings to meet Federal Communications Commission (FCC) requirements regarding local programming on Class A television stations.

In 2014, KEZT began repeating KUVS-DT. To accommodate these changes, the station added three new subchannels, expanding from one SD channel to four channels (with two HD channels in 5.1 surround sound for Spanish programming and two SD channels for English programming).

Digital television[]

Digital channels[]

The station's digital signal is multiplexed:

Channel Video Aspect PSIP Short Name Programming
23.1 720p 16:9 KEZT-CD Simulcast of KUVS-DT / Univision
23.2 UniMas Simulcast of KTFK-DT / UniMás
23.3 480i Bounce Bounce TV
23.4 Mystery Court TV Mystery

Former Digital channels[]

The station's digital signal is multiplexed:

Channel Video Aspect PSIP Short Name Programming
23.1 1080i 16:9 KEZT-CD Simulcast of KUVS-DT / Univision
23.2 KEZT.2 Simulcast of KTFK-DT / UniMás
23.3 480i KEZT.3 Bounce TV
23.4 KEZT.4 Court TV Mystery

Analog-to-digital conversion[]

Since it was a Class A low-power analog station, it stayed on the air well after the June 2009 cutoff, but left the air on January 26, 2012. It was replaced with a digital channel (in standard definition with 2-channel sound) the same day.


Bounce TV[]

Bounce TV was launched in August 2014, becoming the first free over-the-air English-language movie network to air on the station.

Court TV Mystery[]

Court TV Mystery was added on 23.4 in August 2014 as Escape, adding both movies and original TV series to the station's lineup. Escape was the first sub-channel targeted specifically at women, and the first general entertainment network since music videos were added in 1985. The network was renamed Court TV Mystery on September 29, 2019.


The newscasts of sister station KUVS are seen on the station's .1 subchannel.

TV stations in California
Azteca América UniMás Telemundo Univision Other stations
KMSG-LD2, Fresno KBTF-CD/KTFB-CA, Bakersfield KKEY-LP, Bakersfield KVER-CD, Indio KVMM-CD, Santa Barbara KVMD, Twentynine Palms KCBT-LD, Bakersfield KZMM-CD, Fresno
KVYE-DT2, El Centro KEVC-CD, Indio KUNA-LP, Indio KVYE, El Centro KSDX-LD, San Diego KWHY, Los Angeles
XHAS-TDT, Tijuana/San Diego KKTF-LD, Chico KION, Monterey KDTV-DT/KDTV-CD, San Francisco/Santa Rosa KGMC, Merced
KRHT-LD, Redding KDJT-CD, Monterey KNVN-DT2, Chico KBNT-CD, San Diego KQCA-DT3, Stockton
KSBO-CD, San Luis Obispo KTSB-CD, Santa Maria KCSO-LD/KMUM-CD/KMMW-LD, Sacramento/Stockton KUVS, Sacramento KRCA, Riverside
KBBV-CD, Bakersfield KFTR, Ontario KTAS, San Luis Obispo KFTV, Hanford
KMCE-LD, Monterey KDTF-LD, San Diego KSTS, San Jose KUCO-LD, Chico
KSAO-LD, Sacramento KAJB, Calipatria KUAN-LD, Poway KEUV-LP, Eureka
KEMO, San Francisco KTFF-DT/KTFF-LD, Porterville/Fresno KNSO, Clovis KMEX, Los Angeles
KJLA, Ventura KTFK, Stockton KVEA, Corona KPMR, Santa Barbara
KFSF, Vallejo KABE-CD, Bakersfield
KSMS, Monterey
TV stations in Northern California, including Sacramento, Stockton, and Modesto

KBTV-CD 8 (Ind)
K20JX-D 20 (3ABN)
KBSV 23 (Ind)
K20JX-D 27 (3ABN)
KSPX 29 (Ion)
KMAX 31 (CW)
KACA-LD 34 (Daystar)
K04QR-D 38 (Info)
KTXL 40 (Fox)
KAHC-LD 43 (Stadium)
KRJR-LP 44 (Daystar)
KFMS-LD 47 (Info)
KTFK-DT 64 (UMas)