Nexstar Media Group, Inc. has announced that its owned and operated television stations in PHL 17 WPHL TV Philadelphia television, KRON-TV San Francisco television and WTTA-TV The Great 38 in Tampa television will all become CW Network affiliates on September 1, 2023.  “The addition of these Nexstar-owned stations as affiliates will bring the number of Nexstar and partner-owned CW stations to 40, covering 38% of U.S. TV Households—equivalent to or greater than the local owned and operated station presence of any of the other major network owners,” said Andrew Alford, president of Nexstar’s broadcasting division.