About Northwest Now

tom layson

Sometimes a quick headline is enough. Usually it’s not. Each week,  Tom Layson, Producer/Host of Northwest Now, goes beyond the headlines to provide perspective on the issues that have western Washington talking. Northwest Now is KBTC's Emmy®-award winning weekly public affairs show. But it's more than just studio discussions - our cameras go into the community to add a visual dimension to the topics under consideration. Your questions are also part of the show as you connect with us through the web and social media. Northwest Now, a place for us to connect and converse. 

Have a question or comment? Send it to us! NorthwestNow@kbtc.org

Northwest Now is a weekly public affairs program which you can see every Friday Night at 7:30 p.m. right here on KBTC. Below is a list that shows where you can find us on TV.


KBTC 28.1, 28.2, 28.3 digital channels
(including K41KT-D Grays River-Lebam and K24IC-D, Bellingham and Channel 16 Digital, Seattle)
KCKA 15.1, 15.2, 15.3 digital channels 


Comcast channel 108 (HD, most areas in Western Washington)
Comcast channel 12 (most areas - in Tacoma, Comcast channel 3)
Click! (Tacoma) channel 3 Rainier Connect channel 10
Broadstripe channel 28 (varies by area)
Verizon FiOS channel 28
Frontier Cable: 528 (HD), 28 (SD), and 474 (MHz Worlview) 


Dish channel 28 (may appear as 8620)
DirecTV channel 28 (may appear as 970)

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