KSAO-LD, channel 49, is a low-power digital television station in Sacramento, California, United States, and is an affiliate of the Spanish-language television network MundoMax. The station is branded as MundoMax Sacramento and is owned by Cocola Broadcasting. KSAO is also available locally on ComcastXfinity channel 396 and AT&T U-verse channel 4.

Digital television

Digital channels

The station's digital channel is multiplexed:

ChannelVideoAspectPSIP Short NameProgramming[2]
49.1480i4:3MundoMXMain KSAO-LD programming / MundoMax
49.2RetroTVRetro TV
49.7FAMThe Family Channel

None of KSAO's subchannels are available on local cable providers, although the national feed of SBN is available on AT&T U-verse, DirecTV and Dish Network.

Former subchannel affiliations

KSAO affiliated with MundoMax when the network launched (as MundoFox) in August 2012. It was also affiliated with Bounce TV on digital subchannel 49.2 until March 2013, when Bounce was switched over to KUVS digital subchannel 19.3 as part of a distribution agreement with Univision Communications, owner of KUVS.[3]

KSAO was affiliated with TheCoolTV on digital subchannel 49.2 until April 2016 when it was dropped and replaced by Retro TV. As part of an affiliation deal with Retro TV's parent company Luken Communications, it also included the addition of Rev'n on digital subchannel 49.5.[4]

A simulcast of Azteca affiliate KSTV-LP, channel 32, aired on digital subchannel 49.3 until the simulcast was dropped in early 2016. The channel remained silent for a short time until May 11, 2016, when it was affiliated with Buzzr, a broadcast television network airing classic game shows.