|New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.A|
|Channels|| Analog: Cable Ch. 15 |
|Owner||Belo Corp. & COX Communications, a division of COX Enterprises|
NewsWatch on Ch. 15, popularly known as NewsWatch 15, is a 24-hour regional cable network based in New Orleans, Louisiana. 1 of the 1st networks of it's kind in the US, it's jointly owned by Belo Corporation of Dallas, Texas & cable company COX Communications, a division of Atlanta-based COX Enterprises. It operates out of the studios of WWL-TV.
NewsWatch 15 began in 1988 as a partnership between WWL & COX, which serves parts of the Greater New Orleans area south of Lake Pontchartrain, the Greater Baton Rouge area & the Acadiana region of southwestern Louisiana.
Viewed on cable ch. 15 in the New Orleans area, the network basically rebroadcasts the latest editions of WWL's "Eyewitness News" on the day a viewer is watching, although it also simulcasts live newscasts as well.
Despite the constant rebroadcasting of it's newscasts, WWL has not suffered in it's ratings & continues to be the perennial #1 station in the Crescent City & 1 of the highest rated stations in the country.