Contents 1989–1991: 1990–1991: 1991–1995: 1995–1998: 1998–2000: 2000–2004: 2004–2008: 2008: 2008–2012: 2012–2016: 2016–2017: 2017–present: Pacific Sports Network 1989–1991. In case of being harmful, the channel alerts the people in a specified region to evacuate the area or prepare for it. Before this, KNTV along with sister stations KNBC and KNSD revamped their websites on July 1, 2016. Since being purchased by NBCUniversal, KNTV has produced its own programs for both local broadcast and for distribution nationally on the NBC television network and in syndication. SportsChannel Bay Area 1990–1991. [40] The station's digital signal remained on its pre-transition VHF channel 12,[41] using PSIP to display KNTV's virtual channel as 11 on digital television receivers. This article is about the television station in San Jose, California. Comcast, the cable provider, carries the station at CH 3 in SD and CH 703 in HD; over the satellite, It can be found at CH 11; however, the network’s COZI TV services can be accessed at CH 186 (Comcast) and 11.3 (Satellite). History Talk (0) Share. The network often used to take content from NBC, CBS, and DuMont, which were respectively discarded by KIPX-TV and KRON-TV; plus, it also used to air some of the ABC programs. [55][56] The 7–9 a.m., 6:30 and 10 p.m. newscasts were dropped once KNTV switched to NBC in January 2002. In 2004, NBC converted a vacant office space in northern San Jose into a state-of-the-art, all-digital facility for KNTV and KSTS. The company was already preparing to get KSTS, a Telemundo-affiliate San Jose station, and wanted a duopoly in the Bay Area. [44] The first four are distributed by NBCUniversal Television Distribution and Rachael Ray is distributed by CBS Television Distribution. In an attempt to reduce debts, Granite started looking for a buyer for Detroit WB affiliate WDWB (now WMYD) in October 2001;[21] that station would not be sold until 2014. The NBC Bay Area app connects you to top local stories and weather, breaking news, live TV and investigative journalism. The other NBC-owned stations in New York, Miami, and Hartford began theirs in June, the stations in Los Angeles and Chicago revived theirs in the summer of 2016, and the station in Boston (then WBTS-LD) debuted theirs in January 2017. The Story At 11: KNTV is set to become the Bay Area's NBC affiliate—but can it play with the big boys? NBC Bay Area News Team | Source: official website. Raj Mathai, Lily Zhang, and Janelle Wang | Credits: facebook page. This agreement was groundbreaking and notable, as KNTV became the first major market affiliate to pay a network for programming, reversing a long-standing model where networks paid affiliates to carry their programming. 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Wang and Raj Mathai are the only Asian American weekday anchor team outside of Hawaii.[70]. In order to avoid debts, Granite decided to sell WDWB, a Detroit WB-affiliate station, in October 2001. The station added additional personnel including former KOB reporter Marla Tellez,[62] meteorologist Nick O'Kelly, and freelance sports anchors Justin Allen[63] and Christine Nubla (all of whom, except for Tellez, previously worked for KNTV). In December 2018, the station announced that they would cut its midday newscasts to half an hour beginning on January 7, 2019, in favor of the brand new lifestyle show California LIVE; sister stations KNBC (which produces the program[71]) and KNSD also announced their cuts on the midday newscasts for a half-hour due to the launching of the series. Its antenna was originally located on Loma Prieta, some 60 miles (97 km) south of San Francisco. [27], After the affiliation switch to NBC, KNTV changed its branding to "NBC 3" to reflect its position on cable channel 3 on nearly every cable provider in the Bay Area. [18], In September 2000, Nielsen Media Research reclassified KNTV to the Bay Area DMA. [19] In March 2001, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) officially recognized KNTV as a Bay Area station,[20] clearing the way for channel 11 to begin identifying as "San Jose/San Francisco/Oakland. [12] NBC responded by threatening to yank its programming from KRON unless Young agreed to run it under the conventions of an NBC-owned outlet, including disallowing the station from preempting NBC programs outside of breaking news coverage. [59] On May 22, 2009, former NBC Weather Plus meteorologist Jeff Ranieri was named KNTV's new chief meteorologist. KNTV presently broadcasts 34 hours, 55 minutes of locally produced newscasts each week (with 5 hours, 35 minutes each weekday, and 3½ hours each on Saturdays and Sundays). 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[16], On July 3, 2000, KNTV terminated its ABC affiliation after 40 years with the network; it then temporarily carried programming from The WB Television Network in a part-time simulcast with then co-owned KBWB-TV (channel 20, now KOFY-TV), which was the full-time WB affiliate for the Bay Area. The station is owned by the NBC Owned Television Stations subsidiary of NBCUniversal (itself a subsidiary of Comcast), as part of a duopoly with Telemundo owned-and-operated station KSTS (channel 48), also licensed to San Jose… NBC, which had been in the midst of renewing its affiliation agreement with KRON-TV, jumped into the bidding. NBC News Bay Area also produces digital content for its online audience targeting several key topics crucial to the public- such as jobs, housing, technology, traffic, economy, and more. On January 23, 2014, NBCUniversal, Comcast, and the San Francisco 49ers announced a 10-year partnership that included new additions to Levi's Stadium. ABC would not return over-the-air to the area until KSBW began carrying ABC programming on the station's second digital subchannel on April 18, 2011. NOTE: This live feed is only accessible from the United States. The network shares its studios with Telemundo O&O sister network KSTS in the North 1st St. of North San Jose Innovation District. [28] However, due to potential confusion with Sacramento's NBC affiliate, KCRA-TV (which broadcast on channel 3), NBC rebranded the station as "NBC 11" in September 2002. This was a groundbreaking deal as KNTV became the first TV channel to pay for affiliate programming. 7-Day Free Trial. KNTV, channel 11, (also known as NBC Bay Area) is the NBC owned-and-operated television station in the Bay Area market. Several rounds of layoffs occurred, forcing KNTV to shed some well-known personalities, including chief weather anchor John Farley, who left the station in March 2009;[58] after Farley's departure, weekend weather segments originated from the studios of Los Angeles sister station KNBC. NBC Sports Bay Area (sometimes abbreviated as NBCS Bay Area) is an American regional sports network that is owned as a joint venture between NBCUniversal and the San Francisco Giants, and operates as an affiliate of NBC Sports Regional Networks.Headquartered in San Francisco, the channel broadcasts regional coverage of professional sports events throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. Except for all these, the easiest way to access the station is through the internet via NBC Bay Area live stream at the official website or mobile app. On July 21, 2008, KNTV became the fourth station in the Bay Area (behind KGO and KTVU) to begin broadcasting its local newscasts in 16:9 widescreen—albeit in standard definition. Below is the schedule for the live streaming. He specializes in economics and broadcasting communications. On 31 Dec 2001, KNTV officially became an NBC-owned and operated service. [60] On June 29, 2009, layoffs continued with the firings of reporters Noelle Walker, Ethan Harp, Christien Kafton, and San Jose reporter Daniel Garza, along with several behind-the-scenes jobs. [57] For the first half of 2009, the recession forced NBC to cut costs at KNTV. [9][10] Twelve years later, Landmark sold the station to a minority-owned firm, Granite Broadcasting.[11]. This was not NBC's first attempt at purchasing a station in the Bay Area; a plan to purchase KTVU in 1961 was canceled following antitrust objections from KRON-TV, along with an FCC hearing designation surrounding all applications related to NBC's ownership of radio and television stations in Philadelphia. The going got even more difficult when Oakland-based KTVU (channel 2) signed on in 1958, and it soon became apparent that the Bay Area was not large enough at the time to support two independent stations. [66][67] This made KNTV the first NBC-owned station to have its sports segments produced by the regional sports network. KNTV, channel 11, (also known as NBC Bay Area) is the NBC owned-and-operated television station in the Bay Area market. Soon enough by August 2004, KNTV fell in line with the network's recommended time slot and now airs Days of Our Lives (NBC's remaining afternoon daytime drama) at the recommended 1 p.m. timeslot. David Gonzalez on set | Courtesy: official website. KNTV is the third Bay Area station to affiliate with NBC, as primary CBS affiliate KPIX-TV had carried the network as a secondary affiliation upon its sign-on in 1948 until KRON debuted the following year. NBC BAY AREA WEATHER + See exclusive live radar from our StormRanger mobile Doppler + Microclimate forecasts for your area + Weather alerts based on your location + 7-day & hourly forecasts NEWS ALERTS & VIDEO (a weekly show that debuted on September 19, 1998 under Granite Broadcasting ownership that covers the latest in technology and gadgets, and is hosted by Scott Budman and produced by Scott McGrew[45] and was at one time popular in Ghana[46]) and In Wine Country (a weekly series focusing on the Napa Valley wine community). With the tagline, ‘We Investigate,’ the network’s app offers breaking news, top stories, weather updates, investigative reporting, and NBC Bay Area live stream video. [22], On December 17, 2001, NBC announced another twist on the deal: it bought KNTV from cash-strapped Granite for $230 million,[23][24] effectively separating itself from KBWB (which remained under Granite ownership; it was sold in 2018). However, the transmitter of the channel lies in San Bruno Mountain. The station's digital signal is multiplexed: On December 20, 2012, KNTV began broadcasting Cozi TV, a digital subchannel network that airs a mix of movies, first-run lifestyle programming, and classic television series from the 1950s through the 1980s. Despite this, it does not offer any live over-the-air broadcasts of the American League's Oakland Athletics, which are broadcast exclusively by NBC Sports California on cable. Hill isn’t the only new addition to the network’s Warriors coverage. Young refused and announced that it would end KRON-TV's 52-year relationship with NBC once its affiliation contract ended in December 2001. Initially, KNTV newscasts were perceived to be infotainment due to the focus on crime and entertainment news, but by late 2002 the newscasts began focusing on Bay Area affairs. The service is a retooling of NBC Nonstop (which operated a regional service called NBC California Nonstop that debuted in January 2011 on KNTV, and sister stations KNBC/Los Angeles and KNSD/San Diego), which carried news and lifestyle-oriented programs, some of which have been carried over to Cozi. Even as an ABC affiliate, KNTV occasionally preempted a few ABC programs. On July 16, 2016, KNTV became the eighth NBC-owned station and the first station on the West Coast to begin using "Look N" graphics following seven NBC-owned stations on the East Coast which began using the new graphics in the summer of 2016. During the 2004 Summer Olympics, the station heavily promoted channel 11 through its "illuminating" marketing campaign (stylized as "I11uminating," with the number "11" used in place of the "L" letters). [15] In preparation for this switch, KNTV boosted its signal to reach the entire Bay Area. Several owned stations already have hour-long 4:00 p.m. newscasts. KNTV broadcasts 20 to 40 Giants baseball games a year, which are produced by sister network NBC Sports Bay Area. Beginning in the 2018 season, KNTV serves as an over-the-air broadcaster for the San Jose Earthquakes Major League Soccer team; the station will air selected matches involving the team. After operating under the Landmark Communications for 12 whole years, KNTV shifted its ownership to Granite Broadcasting. After the death of Allen Gilliland, the station’s most of the ownership was transferred to Allen T. Gilliland Jr. in August 1966. That same year, the deYoung family, owners of KRON-TV and the San Francisco Chronicle, put all of its media properties up for sale. NBC Bay Area. To compensate for the loss, KGO-TV was then added on cable providers in that market, with certain syndicated programs carried by the station replaced due to syndication exclusivity rules. It was the first television station in San Jose and was originally operated by Standard Radio and Television Corporation, which was owned by Allen T. The station was not viable as an independent, despite the Bay Area's size. NBC Bay Area aka KNTV is an NBC O&O US TV broadcaster operating at Virtual CH 11 and VHF CH 13. KNTV, virtual channel 11 (VHF digital channel 13), branded on-air as NBC Bay Area, is an NBC owned-and-operated television station licensed to San Jose, California, United States and serving the San Francisco Bay Area. The Giants' contract with KNTV concluded at the end of the 2010 season, however, the broadcast rights were renewed before the 2011 season. For the, Television station in California, United States, Learn how and when to remove this template message, federally mandated transition from analog to digital television, "For the record: Actions of the FCC–New TV stations–Grants. In 1978, Gill Industries decided to sell KNTV to Landmark Communications, based in Norfolk, Virginia. However, most of the Bay Area is covered with a strong signal from all of the stations. Stream NBC Sports Bay Area live online. KNTV is now the largest NBC affiliate on the VHF band—and the only NBC O&O to broadcast on VHF. NBC Sports Bay Area will tip-off its 2020-21 regular season Warriors game schedule on Sunday, December 27, as the Warriors travel to face the Chicago Bulls live … Converted a vacant office space in northern San Jose | Courtesy: website. Preparation for this switch, KNTV became a full-time ABC-affiliate service in the heart of Silicon Valley evacuate. 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