August 29, 2005 |
KCAL and KTTV Fox 11 led the pack Saturday night at the 57th Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards. Each station won nine statuettes at the ceremony presented by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences at the academy's Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre in North Hollywood. KCAL's sister station, KCBS, won two top awards, including best daytime newscast for "CBS2 News" at 6 a.m. and best daily newscast under 35 minutes for "CBS2 News" at 11 p.m.
June 11, 2003 |
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.
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June 5, 2003 |
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.
February 28, 2003 |
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.
August 22, 2002 |
KTTV-TV entertainment reporter Lisa Joyner has left the station to devote more time to producing and developing a new reality-based series. "The station made me a very generous offer, but I feel that it's time to move on," Joyner said Wednesday. "It was a tough decision. But I'm really motivated to do other things." Joyner, whose last official day was last Friday, has been at KTTV for more than five years. In addition to reporting show business news on KTTV's 10 p.m.
July 1, 2002 |
KCAL and KTTV led the pack at the 54th Los Angeles Area Emmy Awards, presented Saturday by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences at the Leonard Goldenson Theatre. But KTLA, KCBS and Spanish-language KMEX scored three of the major prizes in the local news categories. KTLA's "First Edition" won for best daily newscast under 35 minutes, CBS 2 "News at 5" won for best daily newscast over 35 minutes, and KMEX took home the award for best regularly scheduled daily newscast.