The CW is classified as a local station, and the channel number of a local station varies by geographic location and television provider. To find the channel number of The CW or any other local station in a particular area with Dish Network, visit their website at dish.com.
Once on dish.com, if the area is not detected by the website, or is detected incorrectly, type the zip code into the search box on the page to find the location. Local TV stations provide local-based content and programming, which may include news, sports and weather specific to the region of the station. Local stations also feature a unique set of call letters to identify the station, such as "WKBD-TV" for The CW in Detroit.