1947-Early 1950's (Dumont, then independent)[edit | edit source]

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KTLA_(1947)

KTLA (1947)

This is KTLA Television, Los Angeles, owned and operated by Television Productions, Inc., a service of Paramount Pictures, with studios adjoining the Paramount lot in Hollywood; transmitting from atop Mount Wilson, California on television channel #5, a frequency of 76 to 82 megacycles. Again tonight, we're ready to bring you a full evening of television entertainment. So now, until 7 o'clock, watch the news go by, and listen to recorded music that will align your receivers for best reception of KTLA.

1972-1981 (Independent)[edit | edit source]

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Good morning. This is KTLA, channel 5, Los Angeles, California. KTLA is owned and operated by Golden West Broadcasters, with studios and offices located on 5800 Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood, California. KTLA's transmitter is located on Mount Alta, the highest point on Mount Wilson. KTLA operates on channel 5, on an assigned frequency of 76 to 82 megahertz, with a radiated power of 50,000 watts, under license granted by the Federal Communications Commission, Washington, D.C. KTLA, the west's first commercial television station, with over a quarter century of broadcast service, dedicates itself to meeting the interests and needs of the Southern California community, a community that trusts and depends on KTLA, channel 5, to inform in time of need, and to broadcast news not only when it happens, but as it happens. We invite you now to join us for another day of fine entertainment, up to the minute news and Southern California's finest sports coverage.

Sign-off[edit | edit source]

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KNBC-4 KTLA-5 1972-3 Sign Off Raw Footage Revised..

KTLA Channel 5 now ends its broadcast day. KTLA is owned and operated by Golden West Broadcasters, with studios and offices located on 5800 Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood, California. KTLA's transmitter is located on Mount Alta, the highest point on Mount Wilson. KTLA operates on channel 5, on an assigned frequency of 76 to 82 megahertz, with a radiated power of 50,000 watts, under license granted by the Federal Communications Commission, Washington, D.C. KTLA, the west's first commercial television station, with over a quarter century of broadcast service, dedicates itself to meeting the interests and needs of the Southern California community, a community that trusts and depends on KTLA, channel 5, to inform in time of need, and to broadcast news not only when it happens, but as it happens. We hope you have enjoyed the programs broadcast on channel 5 today, and will join us later this morning for another day of fine entertainment, up to the minute news and Southern California's finest sports coverage. We invite you now to join our sister station, KMPC Radio, 710 on the dial, a member of Golden West Broadcasters, for the finest in radio entertainment throughout the night. Now speaking on behalf of the entire staff and management of KTLA, this is Bill Berry, bidding you a pleasant good night and good morning.

1981-1984 (Independent)[edit | edit source]

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Golden West Television 1980s.jpg

Good morning. This is KTLA, Los Angeles, California. KTLA operates on channel 5 with an assigned frequency of 76 to 82 megahertz, and a radiated power of 50,000 watts. KTLA's transmitter is located on Mount Alta, the highest point on Mount Wilson. KTLA is owned and operated by Golden West Television, Inc., with studios and offices at 5800 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, California.

Sign-off[edit | edit source]

KTLA now ends its broadcast day. KTLA operates on channel 5 with an assigned frequency of 76 to 82 megahertz, and a radiated power of 50,000 watts. KTLA's transmitter is located on Mount Alta, the highest point on Mount Wilson. KTLA is owned and operated by Golden West Television, Inc., with studios and offices at 5800 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, California. Thank you for watching, and have a very pleasant evening.

1987-1994 (Independent)[edit | edit source]

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KTLA_5_PSAs_and_sign-on_announcement,_November_1988

KTLA 5 PSAs and sign-on announcement, November 1988

Good morning. This is KTLA, Los Angeles, California. KTLA operates on channel 5 with an assigned frequency of 76 to 82 megahertz, and a radiated power of 50,000 watts. KTLA's transmitter is located on Mount Alta, the highest point on Mount Wilson. KTLA is owned and operated by KTLA, Inc., with studios and offices at 5800 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, California.

Sign-off[edit | edit source]

KTLA now ends its broadcast day. KTLA operates on channel 5 with an assigned frequency of 76 to 82 megahertz, and a radiated power of 50,000 watts. KTLA's transmitter is located on Mount Alta, the highest point on Mount Wilson. KTLA is owned and operated by KTLA, Inc., with studios and offices at 5800 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, California. Thank you for watching, and have a very pleasant evening.

1994-1995 (Independent)[edit | edit source]

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KTLA_5_Sign-On_July_1994

KTLA 5 Sign-On July 1994

Good morning. This is KTLA, Los Angeles, California. KTLA operates on channel 5 with an assigned frequency of 76 to 82 megahertz, and a radiated power of 50,000 watts. KTLA's transmitter is located on Mount Alta, the highest point on Mount Wilson. KTLA is owned and operated by KTLA, Inc., with studios and offices at 5800 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, California.

Sign-off[edit | edit source]

KTLA now ends its broadcast day. KTLA operates on channel 5 with an assigned frequency of 76 to 82 megahertz, and a radiated power of 50,000 watts. KTLA's transmitter is located on Mount Alta, the highest point on Mount Wilson. KTLA is owned and operated by KTLA, Inc., with studios and offices at 5800 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, California. Thank you for watching, and have a very pleasant evening.

1995-1997 (The WB)[edit | edit source]

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Good morning. This is KTLA, Los Angeles, California. KTLA operates on channel 5 with an assigned frequency of 76 to 82 megahertz, and a radiated power of 50,000 watts. KTLA's transmitter is located on Mount Alta, the highest point on Mount Wilson. KTLA is owned and operated by KTLA, Inc., with studios and offices at 5800 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, California.

Sign-off[edit | edit source]

KTLA now ends its broadcast day. KTLA operates on channel 5 with an assigned frequency of 76 to 82 megahertz, and a radiated power of 50,000 watts. KTLA's transmitter is located on Mount Alta, the highest point on Mount Wilson. KTLA is owned and operated by KTLA, Inc., with studios and offices at 5800 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, California. Thank you for watching, and have a very pleasant evening.

1997-2005 (The WB) (voiced by Jim Cutler)[edit | edit source]

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KTLA Channel 5 (1997)- Sign-Off & Sign-On

Sign-on[edit | edit source]

Good morning. This is KTLA, Los Angeles, California. KTLA operates on channel 5 with an assigned frequency of 76 to 82 megahertz, and a radiated power of 50,000 watts. KTLA's transmitter is located on Mount Alta, the highest point on Mount Wilson. KTLA is owned and operated by KTLA, Inc., with studios and offices at 5800 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, California.

Sign-off[edit | edit source]

KTLA now ends its broadcast day. KTLA operates on channel 5 with an assigned frequency of 76 to 82 megahertz, and radiated power of 50,000 watts. KTLA's transmitter is located on Mount Alta, the highest point on Mount Wilson. KTLA is owned and operated by KTLA, Inc., with studios and offices at 5800 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, California. Thank you for watching, and have a very pleasant evening.

2005-2006 (The WB) (voiced by Jim Cutler)[edit | edit source]

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KTLA_Channel_5_(2006)-_Equal_Opportunity_Employer,_Sign-Off-Sign-On_&_Paid_Program

KTLA Channel 5 (2006)- Equal Opportunity Employer, Sign-Off-Sign-On & Paid Program

Good morning. This is KTLA, Los Angeles, California. KTLA operates on channel 5 with an assigned frequency of 76 to 82 megahertz, and a radiated power of 50,000 watts. KTLA's transmitter is located on Mount Alta, the highest point on Mount Wilson. KTLA is owned and operated by KTLA, Inc., with studios and offices at 5800 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, California.

Sign-off[edit | edit source]

KTLA now ends its broadcast day. KTLA operates on channel 5 with an assigned frequency of 76 to 82 megahertz, and a radiated power of 50,000 watts. KTLA's transmitter is located on Mount Alta, the highest point on Mount Wilson. KTLA is owned and operated by KTLA, Inc., with studios and offices at 5800 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, California. Thank you for watching, and have a very pleasant evening.

2006-2007 (The CW) (voiced by Jim Cutler)[edit | edit source]

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KTLA 5 Sign-On November 26, 2007

Good morning. This is KTLA, Los Angeles, California. KTLA operates on channel 5 with an assigned frequency of 76 to 82 megahertz, and a radiated power of 50,000 watts. KTLA's transmitter is located on Mount Alta, the highest point on Mount Wilson. KTLA is owned and operated by KTLA, Inc., with studios and offices at 5800 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, California.

Sign-off[edit | edit source]

KTLA now ends its broadcast day. KTLA operates on channel 5 with an assigned frequency of 76 to 82 megahertz, and a radiated power of 50,000 watts. KTLA's transmitter is located on Mount Alta, the highest point on Mount Wilson. KTLA is owned and operated by KTLA, Inc., with studios and offices at 5800 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, California. Thank you for watching, and have a very pleasant evening.

2009 (The CW) (voiced by Jim Cutler)[edit | edit source]

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KTLA_5_Sign-On_April_18,_2009

KTLA 5 Sign-On April 18, 2009

Good morning. This is KTLA, Los Angeles, California. KTLA operates on channel 5 with an assigned frequency of 76 to 82 megahertz, and a radiated power of 50,000 watts. KTLA's transmitter is located on Mount Alta, the highest point on Mount Wilson. KTLA is owned and operated by KTLA, Inc., with studios and offices at 5800 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, California.

Sign-off[edit | edit source]

KTLA_5_Sign-Off_April_17,_2009

KTLA 5 Sign-Off April 17, 2009

KTLA now ends its broadcast day. KTLA operates on channel 5 with an assigned frequency of 76 to 82 megahertz, and a radiated power of 50,000 watts. KTLA's transmitter is located on Mount Alta, the highest point on Mount Wilson. KTLA is owned and operated by KTLA, Inc., with studios and offices at 5800 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, California. Thank you for watching, and have a very pleasant evening.

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