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August 12, 2012 | By Lee Margulies, Los Angeles Times
KNBC-TV Channel 4 captured seven trophies at the Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards, including all three handed out for regularly scheduled daily newscasts. KABC-TV Channel 7 and KTLA-TV Channel 5 also picked up seven awards each in the ceremonies Saturday night at the headquarters of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in North Hollywood. Fox Sports West collected four. KNBC's honors included best daily morning newscast for "Today in L.A. at 6 a.m.," best daily daytime newscast for "NBC4 News at 6 p.m. " and best daily evening newscast for "NBC4 News at 11 p.m. " It also won best news special for "NBC4 News at 11: The Death of Osama Bin Laden" and best live coverage of an unscheduled news event for "Seal Beach Massacre.
February 7, 2014 | By Meg James
After 52 years broadcasting Southern California's biggest stories from the same Burbank studio, KNBC-TV Channel 4 has pulled up stakes and moved into a gleaming new center on the Universal lot. "Everyone was sad to leave the old building, it had such a rich history with the studios used by Johnny Carson and even 'Days of Our Lives,' " said Steve Carlston, president and general manager of NBC4, on Friday. KNBC now is broadcasting from Los Angeles. ON LOCATION: Where the cameras roll "We moved about a mile away, but we have moved into the future," Carlston said.
September 20, 1994
KNBC-TV Channel 4 and KTTV-TV Channel 11 have launched monthlong campaigns saluting Hispanic Latino Heritage Month through Oct. 15. KNBC has produced a series of 30-second spots highlighting the achievements of outstanding Latinos in Southern California and across the nation, while KTTV has produced several profiles of prominent business and community leaders that will be broadcast on the 10 p.m. news. "Good Day L.A." at 7 a.m.
November 13, 2013 | By Robert J. Lopez
This post has been updated. See below for details. The studios of KNBC in Burbank were evacuated Wednesday evening after a bomb threat, station officials said. The station reported the threat on Twitter shortly after 7 p.m. The threat "is being looked into by Burbank police," the station said. "Our news desk will be temporarily unavailable. " The studio is at 3000 W. Alameda Ave. No other details were immediately available. [Updated 7:43 p.m. Nov. 13: The incident was cleared and the studio was resuming normal operations, the station said.
August 10, 1986
The nominees for Most Insipid Station Plugs are: KNBC for "Donahue"; KNBC for "I'm Going to Tell David Horowitz on You"; KNBC for "Fritz Said It Would Be Like This"; and KNBC for "If It Grunts, Kicks, Chokes, Etc., Fred'll Show It to You." And the winner is . . . sorry, I've changed channels. Tom Lester, West Los Angeles
July 16, 1986 | HOWARD ROSENBERG
You can hardly stand the excitement on KABC-TV this month. First came Lady Liberty. Now comes Lady Little taking over for Lady Lund. Everything on local TV news that goes around, comes around. There are people cycles as well as story cycles. So here they are, the dream pair, those high-rises Tawny Little and Jerry Dunphy, Channel 7's Goddess of Gush and Wizard of Wind. Together again.
June 12, 1985
A week after former KNBC news anchor Tritia Toyota signed with KCBS-TV Channel 2, KNBC weatherman Kevin O'Connell has followed suit. He is expected to begin appearing on the Channel 2 news next week, a KCBS spokeswoman said Tuesday. However, a decision on which newscast he will work was not immediately made. KCBS management is still deciding how it will staff the various news programs now that Toyota is on the premises. She is due to make her first on-air appearance Monday.
April 7, 2004
Sources: CBS; Nielsen Media Research -- PROGRAM NAT'L RANK STATION HOUSEHOLDS 1 The Apprentice 5 KNBC 889,000 2 CSI 1 KCBS 795,000 3 American Idol (Wed.) 3 KTTV 707,000 4 American Idol (Tue.) 2 KTTV 705,000 5 Survivor: All-Stars 4 KCBS 649,000 6 ER 7 KNBC 616,000 7 The O.C. 24 KTTV 589,000 8 That '70s Show 27 KTTV 563,000 9 Without a Trace 8 KCBS 558,000 10 Law & Order: SVU 11 KNBC 552,000 -- Los Angeles Times
November 8, 2011
The Early Show (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today The Duggar family; Stephen King. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC KTLA Morning News (N) 7 a.m. KTLA Good Morning America (N) 7 a.m. KABC Live With Regis and Kelly Katie Holmes; Peter Facinelli. (N) 9 a.m. KABC The View Darrell Hammond. (N) 10 a.m. KABC The Talk Kate Walsh; Nestor Carbonell. (N) 1 p.m. KCBS The Doctors Fat versus sugar; eliminating excessive body hair. (N) 2 p.m. KCBS The Nate Berkus Show Chef Paula Deen. (N)
January 15, 1994
Thank you for your informative interview with John Beard ("At Channel 11 News, 'It Just Feels Better,' " Jan. 8). We concur absolutely with Beard regarding KNBC-TV local news coverage--frankly, it's a joke. KNBC, along with KCBS and KABC, delivers news that insults every viewer's intelligence. We could care less about the Michael Jackson situation until all the facts are in. (Thanks anyway, KNBC!) Whereas KABC previously led the pack in sensationalizing the news, KNBC has now taken over that ranking.
August 19, 2013 | By Greg Braxton
KNBC has added two journalists, Adrian Arambulo and Gadi Schwartz, to its news team. Arambulo will co-anchor the weekend edition of "Today in L.A. " starting Aug. 31 and serve as a general assignment reporter, while Schwartz will serve as a weekly general assignment reporter for NBC4 News at 5 p.m., 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. Arambulo previously spent six years at KDFW-TV, the Fox station in Dallas-Fort Worth, where he worked as a weekend morning anchor...
June 20, 2013 | By Yvonne Villarreal
KNBC-TV Channel 4 continues to be an awards force -- racking up 18 nominations for the 65th Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards. But Univision owned-and-operated station KMEX is showing its muscle, coming in at a close second. The nominations were announced early Thursday morning. NBC 4, which walked away with seven trophies last year, is up for awards in categories that include investigative reporting and hard news reporting, as well as the highly competitive newscast categories. FULL COVERAGE: 2013 Emmys Its Spanish-language competitor, KMEX, was recognized for its Rose Parade coverage (live special events)
April 9, 2013 | By Greg Braxton
KNBC Channel 4 sportscaster Fred Roggin will host a new sports commentary show, "Going Roggin," starting Sunday, April 14, at midnight. The 30-minute show will offer Roggin's perspective on what he calls "hot topics in sports in a dynamic crossfire discussion format, integrating a wide range of viewpoints from throughout the region. " Said Todd Mokhtari, vice president of news at the station: "With viewers more informed than ever, the show format will bring sports fans into the dialogue, giving them the opportunity to share opinion.
February 14, 2013 | By Greg Braxton
KNBC Channel 4 is preempting tonight's episode of "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" at 10 p.m. for a news special examining the manhunt of fugitive Christopher Dorner. The one-hour special "Manifesto for Murder: The Hunt for Christopher Dorner" includes accounts from several reporters that producers say will "dig into the facts and fiction of the Dorner/manhunt saga. " In-depth stories about the fallen victims will also be included. Highlighting the hour is a report by anchor Colleen Williams that will cover Dorner's first critical mistakes, and also feature an examination of news coverage of the manhunt.
February 1, 2013 | Ed Stockly
Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 3 - 9, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     SATURDAY Good Morning America (N) 7 a.m. KABC The Chris Matthews Show Michael Duffy; Katty Kay; Howard Fineman; Annie Lowrey. (N) 5 p.m. and Sunday 5:30 a.m. KNBC McLaughlin Group 6:30 p.m. KCET SUNDAY CBS News Sunday Morning Tim McGraw; Robert De Niro; Charles Fazzino. (N) 6 a.m. KCBS Today A preview of Super Bowl commercials.
January 25, 2013 | Ed Stockly
Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 27 - Feb. 2, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     SATURDAY Good Morning America (N) 7 a.m. KABC The Chris Matthews Show Clinton and Biden 2016 prospects; Inaugural address: Chuck Todd, NBC; Kathleen Parker, the Washington Post; Kelly O'Donnell, NBC; Chris Frates, National Journal. (N) 5 p.m. KNBC; Sunday 5:30 a.m. KNBC McLaughlin Group (N) 6:30 p.m. KCET SUNDAY Today Hoda Kotb.
December 17, 2012 | By Lance Pugmire, Los Angeles Times
Bryant Gumbel puts a bow on his 18th season hosting HBO's "Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel" on Tuesday night, with the show's annual round-table review. Driven by Gumbel's eye for human-interest stories that examine the role of games and sports in society, "Real Sports" has won 23 Sports Emmy Awards, 15 of them for "Outstanding Sports Journalism. " One of this year's nominees could be Gumbel catching up with the unwanted son of former NFL wide receiver Rae Carruth, a profile that revealed both the worst in human behavior (Carruth hired a hit man to shoot his pregnant girlfriend)
December 4, 2012 | Ed Stockly
Click here to download TV listings for the week Dec. 2 - 8 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     CBS This Morning CEO Mark Pincus, Zynga. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Elijah Wood; Paula Deen. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC Good Morning America Mia Hamm; Gerard Butler; Tyler Florence; Lori Bergamotto. (N) 7 a.m. KABC Live With Kelly and Michael Elijah Wood; Kelly auditions for the ballet; Katherine Jenkins performs. (N) 9 a.m. KABC The View Guest co-host Jenny McCarthy; Jane Seymour; Bonnie Raitt.
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