KCOS is a full service television station in El Paso, Texas, broadcasting on local digital VHF channel 13 and virtual channel 13 to the El Paso and Southern New Mexico area. Founded in 1978, it is owned by El Paso Public Television Foundation. KCOS is a member station of PBS
(Public Broadcasting Service). In addition to its PBS programming, KCOS airs locally produced programs with information concerning local interest, culture, history and education. KCOS is a multiplexed channel, with two subchannels. KCOS and PBS programming is carried on 13.1, and on 13.2 is Create, with how-to programs and information.