Hope delivered what was perhaps the most famous line of the telecast when, at the program's start, he identified the new station as "KTL" – mistakenly omitting the "A" at the end of the call sign.
A 10-minute fragment from KTLA's first broadcast exists at the Paley Center for Media.
Give it a harder edge in denim at Topshop or go luxe with Jil Sander Navy at Matches.
Then style with teeny tiny shorts like Gwyneth's, when the weather is warm enough, and until then a pair of skinny jeans and ankle boots.
The station is owned by the Tribune Broadcasting subsidiary of Tribune Media.
S., including Armchair Detective, and Time for Beany.
The station was licensed by the Federal Communications Commission in 1939 as experimental station W6XYZ, broadcasting on VHF channel 4; it did not sign on the air until September 1942.
The station was originally owned by Paramount Pictures subsidiary Television Productions, Inc., and was based at the Paramount Studios lot.
Later in the 1970s more drama shows like Kojak and Starsky and Hutch were added.
In 1979, KTLA acquired much of the programming inventory of struggling independent competitor KBSC-TV (channel 52, now Telemundo owned-and-operated station KVEA-TV) including The Little Rascals, Three Stooges, The Munsters, Addams Family, Gilligan's Island, Leave It To Beaver, among others.