A penalty-kick goal was scored following the first-ever video review in the final game, and more tense moments, including an own goal, kept worldwide game -watchers riveted to their screens. When it was over, France had won the highest-scoring final since and picked up its second World Cup in 20 years.
It was on UHF channel 31 in i The modern day event took place during KTLA's signature morning news broadcast and KTLA HD programming began simultaneously transmitting for the first time along with its analog channel.
KTLA shut down its analog signal, over VHF channel 5, on June 12,as part of the federally mandated transition from analog to digital television. Veteran newsman Stan Chamberswho was hired by KTLA almost a year after its launch and remained with the station until his retirement inwas given the honor of "throwing" a ceremonial mock switch from the analog to digital position, signaling the engineers to shut down the analog signal at its Mount Wilson transmitter site at Spectrum auction repack KTLA is one of nearly 1, television stations that will be changing their digital signal allocation in the upcoming spectrum auction repack in late or early The station will reallocate to UHF channel 35 in phase two of the auction.
From October 7 to December 30,the station aired the OMM block locally on a two-hour delayed basis from On January 6,the station began airing the OMM block again on a three-hour delayed basis, this time from The station also served as host broadcaster of the Hollywood Christmas Paradewhich was later syndicated to all Tribune-owned stations and the Hallmark Channel, a role it resumed in when CW received the national broadcasting rights.
The station would resume its over-the-air relationship with the Dodgers on September 2,when KTLA entered into an agreement with Charter Communications which had acquired Time Warner Cable 's Southern California systems earlier that year through its acquisition of the latter cable provider to simulcast six regular season games scheduled for the final two weeks of the season to which regional sports network SportsNet LA already held rights to broadcast through its contract with the Dodgers.
This arrangement would extend into the following year, when on March 8,SportsNet LA agreed to simulcast ten Dodgers games scheduled during the first and last five weeks of the regular season on KTLA.
KTLA also carried selected Los Angeles Lakers road games from toand as well as selected Los Angeles Kings road games during that same time period and again selected telecasts during the majority of the Wayne Gretzky era in the late s to mid s.
KTLA was also the over-the-air home of the Los Angeles Clippers for two periods, from to and from to News operation KTLA presently broadcasts 79 hours, 5 minutes of locally produced newscasts each week with 12 hours, 35 minutes on weekdays, 8 hours, 5 minutes on Saturdays and 9 hours, 5 minutes on Sundays ; in regards to the number of hours devoted to news programming, it is the highest newscast output among television stations in California and in the United States as a whole.
KTLA produces a minute sports wrapup show every night at Although KTLA does not cover police pursuits as much as other stations, it has put more emphasis in local crime stories, as opposed to politics, health and other serious news.
Los Angeles Times columnist David Lazarus also frequently reports on consumer stories from the paper's headquarters in downtown Los Angeles. For many years, Channel 5's news department, which has existed since its sign-on, was considered the benchmark of Los Angeles television. InKTLA began operating a well-equipped helicopter for newsgathering known as the " Telecopter ", and was the most advanced airborne television broadcast device of its time; it was ultimately sold to NBC -owned KNBC channel 4which flew the Telecopter with pilot Francis Gary Powers and cameraman George Spears until it crashed on August 1,killing the two on board.
LA, an one-hour morning news program anchored by Stan Chambers, and with it, it was the first extended morning newscast in Southern California. Before eventually launching a Traditionally, the evening news programs are often serious and no-nonsense in nature and has received many journalism awards.
Accompanying his news anchoring career, McCormick also hosted Making It! In MarchKTLA was the first station to air the infamous video of Rodney King 's beating by three Los Angeles police officers, whose eventual acquittal sparked rioting within the city in The program suffered from low ratings at first; however, the ability to cover breaking news live as opposed to the network morning programs, which were aired on a three-hour tape delay attracted more viewers to the program.
As time went on, the Morning News has enjoyed great ratings success, generally ranking number one in its main 7: From tothe station aired gavel to gavel coverage of the O.
The station debuted a midday newscast at noon inwhich later moved to In recent years, KTLA's newscasts have become more tabloid-based in nature, perhaps to compete with KTTV both stations have rivaled each other in the ratings for many years.
InKTLA debuted a segment on its morning newscast titled "The Audition," in which several actors and actresses competed for a role as weathercaster on its Ross King was the winner of the first installment, followed by Jessica Holmes as the winner of the second installment Holmes now serves as co-anchor of the 7: Following several days of hospitalization for a liver infection, Fishman died on August 7, After Fishman's passing, longtime Morning Show co-host Carlos Amezcua became the interim co-anchor on the Shortly afterward, KTLA expanded the station's traffic reports to the afternoon and evening newscasts the weekday edition of the Morning News utilizes a dedicated traffic anchor, while traffic reports for all other newscasts are done by channel 5's on-air weather staff.
On May 9,the Saturday morning newscast was expanded to three hours and moved to 6: The creation of the three-hour mid-afternoon news block — which expanded upon the existing 1: He later died in a nearby hospital.Frank Mottek anchors stock market report on Nightly Business Report.
Frank Mottek anchors stock market report on Nightly Business Report. Car Slams Into Vehicle During Police Pursuit In South LAA dangerous police chase through South Los Angeles ended on New Year's Day when a car packed with suspects crashed into a vehicle.
Aug 18, · Frank Mottek solo anchored the Nightly Business Report (NBR) on PBS 1/1/ Frank is an award winning broadcaster with more than 30 years experience in radio and television news including KCAL-9, CBS-2 and KTLA Channel 5 in Los Angeles as well as The Nightly Business Report .
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