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Station Virtual*
Channel
Digital**
Channel
Network
Affiliation
Address Telephone
KCBS 2 43 CBS 4200 Radford Ave, Studio City 91604 (818) 655-2000
KNBC 4 36 NBC 100 Universal City Plaza, Bldg 2120, Universal City 91608 (818) 684-3427
KTLA 5 31 The CW 5800 Sunset Blvd, Hollywood 90028 (323) 460-5500
KSFV 6 22 HSN 5757 Wilshire Blvd, Ste 1300, Los Angeles 90036 (323) 469-5638
KABC 7 7 ABC 500 Circle Seven Dr, Glendale 91201 (818) 863-7009
KCAL1 9 9 Independent/CBS 4200 Radford Ave, Studio City 91604 (818) 655-2000
KTTV 11 11 Fox 1999 S Bundy Dr, Los Angeles 90025 (310) 584-2000
KCOP2 13 13 MyNetworkTV/Fox 1999 S Bundy Dr, Los Angeles 90025 (310) 842-2000
KSCI 18 18 Independent 1990 S Bundy Dr, Ste 850, Los Angeles 90025 (310) 478-1818
KVME 20 20 MeTV 1280 N Main St, Ste J, Bishop 93514 (760) 872-1900
KWHY 22 42 Spanish Independent 4975 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles 90019 (213) 344-3700
KVCR 24 26 PBS 701 S Mt Vernon Ave, San Bernardino 92410 (909) 384-4444
KNLA-CD 50 50 Independent 1990 S Bundy Dr, Ste 850, Los Angeles 90045 (310) 478-3391
KCET 28 28 Educational Independent 2900 W Almeda Ave, Burbank 91505 (747) 201-5295
KPXN3 30 38 Ion Television 2600 Olive Ave, Ste 900, Burbank 91505 (888) 404-6255
KMEX-DT 34 34 Univision 5999 Center Dr, Los Angeles 90045 (310) 348-3417
LA36 36 --- L.A. Cable TV Access PO Box 861147, Los Angeles 90086 (213) 346-3864
KPAL-LP 38 22 Independent 118 W Avenue I, Ste A, Lancaster 93534 (661) 726-0382
KTBN 40 33 Trinity Broadcasting 2442 Michelle Dr, Tustin 92780 (714) 832-2950
KXLA 44 51 Independent 2323 Corinth Ave, West Los Angeles 90064 (310) 435-5288
KFTR 46 29 UniMás 5999 Center Dr, Los Angeles 90045 (310) 348-3417
KJLA 49 57 LATV 2323 Corinth Ave, West Los Angeles 90064 (310) 943-5288
KOCE 50 48 PBS 3080 Bristol St, #400, Costa Mesa 92626 (714) 414-4100
KVEA 52 39 Telemundo/NBC 100 Universal City Plaza 2120, Universal City 91608 (818) 684-4023
KAZA 54 47 Azteca America 700 N Central Ave, Ste 300, Glendale 91203 (818) 241-1540
KDOC 56 32 MeTV 625 N Grand Ave, Santa Ana 92701 (949) 442-9800
KLCS 58 41 PBS 1061 W Temple St, Los Angeles 90012 (213) 241-4000
KRCA 62 35 Estrella TV 1845 Empire Ave, Burbank 91504 (818) 729-5300
KBEH 63 24 Independent 5757 W Century Blvd, Ste 490, Los Angeles 90045 (310) 216-0063
KHIZ-LD 39 2 Independent/Escape N/A4 N/A4

* Virtual Channel - A channel designation which differs from the actual digital channel or frequency on which the signal travels. Virtual channels enable viewers to choose the same channel number as previously used with analog television.
** Digital Channel - A communications path that handles only digital signals.

Note: "-LP" are low-power television channels.

1) KCAL TV Channel 9, was purchased by CBS Corporation in 2002 and operates as a sister station to KCBS Channel 2.
2) KCOP TV Channel 13 was transferred in September 2006, along with much of the WB/UPN network, to MyNetworkTV, a sister network (although separate) to the Fox Network. Both are owned by News Corporation.
3) From 1969 to 1989, KHOF 30, later KZKI, was operated as a religious TV station by Dr. Gene Scott's Faith Tabernacle. The station was purchased by Paxson Communications in 1995 and was transformed into KPXN 30. Paxson changed its name to ION Media Networks in 2005.
4) The Almanac could not specifically determine studio location and telephone number.


Almost 10 years after its founding in 1977, KSCI channel 18 began offering programming in languages other than English and grew into a virtual television United Nations. It had become one of os Angeles County’s most linguistically diverse television stations and the leading Asian language television station in the United States. It provided programming and entertainment in 14 different languagesincluding Arabic, Armenian, Khmer, Cantonese-Chinese, English, Farsi, Hindi, Hebrew, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin-Chinese, Tagalog, Urdu and Vietnamese. By 2005, its Southern California Asian-American audience stood at 2.5 million viewers. One of its programs, Kababayan Today, was believed to be the only North American-produced Filipino talk show. After a period of financial difficulties, however, the station was sold to new owners in 2012. In June 2017, the station began dramatically reducing non-English programming in favor of English-language infomercials.


Arbitron reports that, for the 2005-2006 period, the Los Angeles Area market has 5,536,430 television households with 14.4 million possible viewers who are age 12 plus.


NBC Channel 4 announced in September 1995 a name changeover from "KNBC 4" to "NBC 4." Though the official FCC registration remains KNBC, the station decided to use the shorter designation due to greater viewer recognition.


In 1964, Gene Autry purchased KTLA of Los Angeles for $14 million. He sold it in 1983 for $245 million.


Prior to its purchase by the now-former WB Network in 1995, KTLA Channel 5 was one of the leading independent TV stations in the nation.