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March 13, 1990 | NANCY HILL-HOLTZMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Fox Inc. announced plans Monday to move the company's KTTV television station operation from Hollywood to the historic 20th Century Fox studio in Century City as part of a $200-million renovation and expansion of the property, which had previously been targeted for condominium development. The turnabout reflects an effort to build a state-of-the art film and television production company in one place, Fox Chairman Barry Diller said in a telephone interview.
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ENTERTAINMENT
December 4, 2008 | Lee Margulies
KTTV-TV Channel 11, which already offers weekday newscasts at 5 a.m., 6 a.m. and 10 a.m., is adding another at noon, beginning Monday. It will feature the same anchor team as the three morning news shows: Tony McEwing and Jean Martirez. The newscast will be followed at 12:30 p.m. by a rerun of "Cops," with "Tyra Banks" moving from noon to 1 p.m. -- Lee Margulies
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ENTERTAINMENT
January 9, 1989 | STEVE WEINSTEIN
KTTV-TV Channel 11's Fox News expands its nightly 10 p.m. newscast to one hour tonight with one major change: a heavy focus on entertainment news. Gone for now is the station's dream of competing with network-owned stations at 11 p.m. The Fox-owned station's newscast will include an extended entertainment news segment featuring Mitchell Fink's celebrity video gossip column.
NEWS
July 12, 2007 | Lee Margulies
KTTV-TV Channel 11 is the top recipient of nominations being announced today for the 59th annual Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards, which honor local programming on TV and cable. The Fox-owned station garnered 17 of the 139 nominations unveiled by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, with KNBC-TV Channel 4 nabbing 16 and KCET-TV Channel 28 receiving 15.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 18, 1993 | STEVE WEINSTEIN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
After ceding its primary competitor a two-year head start, KTTV-TV Channel 11 will finally unveil a morning news show and a glitzy new set Monday with expectations of taking the morning news genre to places it has never been before.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 26, 2000 | From a Times Staff Writer
Fox affiliate KTTV-TV emerged as the leader in the numbers game in the local Emmy race. The station earned 20 nominations for its news and special programming, as the 52nd annual Los Angeles Area Emmy nominees were announced Thursday. KTTV's showing, coupled with seven nominations picked up by cable channels Fox Sports West, and seven more by Fox Sports West 2, made it a good day for the various News Corp. franchises.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 8, 1994 | STEVE WEINSTEIN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
How many minutes of Michael Jackson's alleged sex scandal does it take to degrade a local newscast? For John Beard, the mustachioed broadcaster who anchored the news for 13 years at KNBC-TV Channel 4 before jumping in disgust to KTTV-TV Channel 11 last month, the answer was 16. Other factors besides Jackson mania certainly prodded Beard to beg out of his $950,000-a-year contract at KNBC in favor of Fox-owned KTTV and a 50% pay cut.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 10, 1990 | SHERYL STOLBERG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A free-lance journalist who had worked briefly for the television news tabloid "A Current Affair" has been charged by authorities in New York and Los Angeles with attempting to steal sensitive information from the network's computers in those cities. Stuart Goldman, 44, was arraigned in federal court in Los Angeles on Friday, a day after police searched his Studio City apartment and confiscated his personal computer and floppy disks.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 25, 2001 | From a Times Staff Writer
KTTV-TV led the pack with seven awards at the 53rd Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards, presented Saturday by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium. The Fox affiliate's awards included regularly scheduled daytime newscast for "Good Day L.A.," the news special category for "L.A. Riots: From This Day Forward" and in the crime/social issues category for "Black & Brown: When Colors Collide." The station's Abe Rosenberg also won the newswriter honor.
NEWS
July 12, 2007 | Lee Margulies
KTTV-TV Channel 11 is the top recipient of nominations being announced today for the 59th annual Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards, which honor local programming on TV and cable. The Fox-owned station garnered 17 of the 139 nominations unveiled by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, with KNBC-TV Channel 4 nabbing 16 and KCET-TV Channel 28 receiving 15.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 11, 2003 | Greg Braxton
David Boylan, the general manager of Fox-owned KTTV Channel 11 and KCOP Channel 13, will leave the merged TV stations today to become general manager of ABC affiliate WPLG-TV in Miami, Fla. Boylan, who has been with the Fox Television Stations group for seven years, resigned late last week in order to take the new position. He ran the Fox owned-and-operated stations in Greensboro, N.C., and Tampa, Fla., before taking command at KTTV in 2000. Fox executives have not yet named a replacement.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 5, 2003 | Jean Guccione, Times Staff Writer
A former KTTV-TV cameraman was awarded $13 million Wednesday for injuries he suffered when a leased helicopter in which he was riding crashed after the Academy Awards ceremonies in 2000. Before the monthlong trial, the defendants -- the Purwin Co., which owned the helicopter; its operator, Helinet Aviation Services, and pilot Kris Kelley -- admitted liability for the crash that crushed Phil Arno's left leg and left him unable to resume his television career.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 28, 2003 | Greg Braxton, Times Staff Writer
The popularity of Fox's "American Idol" and "Joe Millionaire" had the residual effect of boosting Fox-owned KTTV to decisive victories in the competitive morning and evening news races during the February sweeps, according to local Nielsen ratings released Thursday. KTTV executives were particularly excited about the triumph of its 7-9 a.m. "Good Day L.A.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 25, 2001 | From a Times Staff Writer
KTTV-TV led the pack with seven awards at the 53rd Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards, presented Saturday by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium. The Fox affiliate's awards included regularly scheduled daytime newscast for "Good Day L.A.," the news special category for "L.A. Riots: From This Day Forward" and in the crime/social issues category for "Black & Brown: When Colors Collide." The station's Abe Rosenberg also won the newswriter honor.
BUSINESS
September 16, 2000 | Nancy Cleeland
KTTV-TV Fox Channel 11 resumed airing a paid advertisement by a large county workers' union, a day after it pulled the 60-second spot and demanded the union prove its claim that some members do not earn a decent wage. A statement from the station said, "Now that we have received the verification that we requested in August of the factual statements made in the spot, we have accepted the commercial for broadcast."
BUSINESS
September 15, 2000 | NANCY CLEELAND, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The local Fox television affiliate pulled a paid advertisement by a large county workers' union Thursday, saying the union needed to prove the ad's assertion that many members do not earn "decent wages." The surprising move by KTTV (Channel 11) came hours after the launch of a $750,000 radio and television ad campaign by the Service Employees International Union, Local 660, which represents 47,000 librarians, social workers, nurses and other county workers.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 3, 1998 | HOWARD ROSENBERG
Time to bask, time to strut, time to trumpet one's horn. An Emmy Award brings not only gleaming prestige, the envy of peers and bragging rights, however, but also scrutiny. So with all due respect, just how good is "Fox 11 News at 10," the KTTV-TV Channel 11 news that last weekend received a prized Emmy naming it the best daily newscast in Los Angeles longer than 35 minutes?
BUSINESS
September 15, 2000 | NANCY CLEELAND, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The local Fox television affiliate pulled a paid advertisement by a large county workers' union Thursday, saying the union needed to prove the ad's assertion that many members do not earn "decent wages." The surprising move by KTTV (Channel 11) came hours after the launch of a $750,000 radio and television ad campaign by the Service Employees International Union, Local 660, which represents 47,000 librarians, social workers, nurses and other county workers.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 26, 2000 | From a Times Staff Writer
Fox affiliate KTTV-TV emerged as the leader in the numbers game in the local Emmy race. The station earned 20 nominations for its news and special programming, as the 52nd annual Los Angeles Area Emmy nominees were announced Thursday. KTTV's showing, coupled with seven nominations picked up by cable channels Fox Sports West, and seven more by Fox Sports West 2, made it a good day for the various News Corp. franchises.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 19, 1999 | KEVIN BAXTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When television news reporter Christina Gonzalez jumped from the Spanish-language Univision network to English-language station KTTV-TV nine years ago, she brought more than an impressive resume and years of experience with her. She also brought an accent. "It was scary," she remembers. "I felt I had this accent that nobody else could understand." What once was a liability, however, is becoming an asset in Southern California, where the Latino population of L.A.
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