About KTSF

Company Information

KTSF is locally owned and operated by the Lincoln Broadcasting Company, which is committed to providing quality news, information and entertainment programming in over 11 different languages.

KTSF is an independent, full-power station, reaching over 1.4 million Asian-Americans throughout 10 Bay Area counties.

KTSF has been serving the San Francisco Bay Area Asian community since 1976 – longer than any other television station in Northern California.

KTSF, with its over-the-air coverage and its total market cable and satellite carriage, reaches more than 2,750,000 Northern California households.

KTSF is available over-the-air on digital channel 26.1 and on cable channel 8 on Comcast Cable throughout the market. DirecTV, Dish Network, and AT&T U-verse also carry KTSF. KTSF broadcasts additional programming on digital channels  26.3 (KBSWorld/Korean), 26.4 (ICN/Chinese) and, 26.5 (Vietoday/Vietnamese).

KTSF is the only station in the United States broadcasting nightly, live news programming in both Cantonese and Mandarin.

KTSF offers more locally produced Asian programming than any other station in Northern California.

KTSF provides the San Francisco Bay Area Asian community the best programming from China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, the Philippines and Korea.

KTSF is the only San Francisco Bay Area television to devote all its prime-time hours to Asian programming.

KTSF has more public service time devoted to issues facing Asian communities than any other television station in the Bay Area.