KNBC News Los Angeles

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NBC 4 News California

KNBC News is a NBC O&O station based in Los Angeles, California. NBCUniversal division: NBC Owned Television Stations had the ownership to the channel which has a Corona-based sister KVEA @ Channel 52. The two channels share studio facilities on Lankershim Boulevard in Northern Universal City. The transmitter is located atop Mount Wilson. In Some areas of Western US where it is not available over-the-air, KNBC can be have via satellite service DirecTV.

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Slogan: NBC 4 You

Website: www.nbclosangeles.com

KNBC was launched on Jan 16, 1949 as KNBH as the last NBC owned O&O channel to sign on. It was the only station to not to have the sister radio with it at that time. The premier of NBC Programs on the West Coast was set on Channel 4 from the NBC Radio City Studios on Sunset Boulevard and Vine Street in Hollywood.

It on Oct 18, 1954 changed its calls to KRCA under Radio Corporation America, the then parent of NBC. The calls were changed to KNBC in Aug 1986 when both RCA and NBC were acquired by General Electric. The suffix TV was rescinded on Sep 6, 1995. In order to merge all its West Coast operations under one roof, NBCUniversal sold the Burbank Studios and shifted all its West Coast assets to the all-digital facility – previously used by Technicolor SA – opened on Feb 1, 2014. KNBC began broadcasting 24×7 after the digital roll out in 2007. It celebrated its 60th anniversary on Jan 16, 2009 by paying an hour-long-tribute to the veterans that served the service in different times. The new website layout was introduced by the station in July 2009.

NBC California Nonstop

KNBC partnered with San Diego-based KNSD and San Jose-based KNTV to launch California Nonstop on May 3, 2011. The collaboration was ended and he channel was shut on Dec 20, 2012 as Cozi TV replaced the service.

Support for Community

KNBC actively supports the social causes including environment, social health, and underprivileged classes, homeless, veterans and women empowerment. It has been recognized for its work by many not-for-profit organizations. KNBC launched NBC4 Life Connected Award to acknowledge the work of individuals that contribute to the common good within communities. It has officially served as Los Angeles Marathon broadcaster until 2009 when KTLA took over the charge.

Programming

The Ellen DeGeneres Show is a syndicated program. It also serves flagship NBC station for Access Steve, and Extra. KNBC as of Sep 2016 is one of the six NBC operated stations that disseminate broadcasts either regionally or nationally.

The service serves as flagship station for Los Angeles Sports Teams through NBC Sports. Today it broadcasts the selected games of Los Angeles Chargers and Los Angeles Rams in National Football League. The station also broadcasts Anaheim Ducks and Los Angeles Kings games in the National Hockey League. It also broadcasts 41 hours and 55 min of locally produced newscasts each week.

Anchors/Reporters/Hosts

Fred Roggin Fritz Coleman Conan Nolan
Daniella Guzman Kathy Vara Colleen Williams
Joel Grover Carolyn Johnson
Robert Kovacik Chuck Henry