It is in a local marketing agreement with the Sinclair Broadcast Group. It is sister station to KBSI in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. It became an affiliate of MyNetworkTV on September 5, 2006. WDKA has been serving the area since 1997. Its transmitter is located in Vienna, Illinois. Prior to 2000, the station was an affiliate of UPN then an affiliate of The WB between 2000-2006.