KASW, virtual channel 61 ( UHF digital channel 49), is a CW- affiliated television station located in Phoenix, Arizona, United States. Owned by Nexstar Broadcasting Group, The station's studio facilities are located on East Missouri Avenue in Uptown Phoenix, and its transmitter is located on South Mountain on the city's south side. Its signal is relayed across northern and eastern Arizona through a small network of five translators.
KASW is branded as CW 6, in reference to its cable channel position on Phoenix area cable systems. The station is the second largest CW affiliate in terms of market size (after WLVI/ Boston) that is not owned by CBS Corporation or Tribune Broadcasting, both of which contributed stations as charter affiliates of the network (previously, these stations were respectively affiliated with UPN or The WB). Also, KASW, unlike WLVI has never been owned by Tribune in its entire time on the air.