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KTHV
Little Rock, Arkansas
Branding Today's THV 11
Slogan Today's THV - See the Difference, Feel the Difference
Channels 11 (VHF) analog,
12 (VHF) digital
Affiliations CBS
Owner Gannett
(Arkansas Television Company)
Founded November 27, 1955
Call letters meaning Derived from former radio sister station KTHS (Kome To Hot Springs), which later became KAAY after an ownership change
Former affiliations None
Website www.todaysthv.com/

KTHV ("Today's THV"), is the CBS network affiliate station serving the Little Rock television market and central Arkansas. The station is owned by Gannett, which ironically for a brief period in the early 1980s had owned rival KARK. KTHV's transmitter and antenna are located on the Morris Network Tower Little Rock near Redfield, Arkansas, on the same tower as KARK-TV/DT and KATV-TV/DT. Image File history File links KTHV-11. ... Coordinates: Country United States State Arkansas County Pulaski Founded 1821 Incorporated 1831 Government  - Mayor Mark Stodola Area  - City  116. ... A brand is a customer experience represented by a collection of images and ideas; often, it refers to a symbol such as a name, logo, slogan, and design scheme. ... Look up slogan in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... In broadcasting, a channel is a range of frequencies (or, equivalently, wavelengths) assigned by a government for the operation of a particular broadcast station. ... Very high frequency (VHF) is the radio frequency range from 30 MHz to 300 MHz. ... Analog television (or analogue television) encodes television and transports the picture and sound information as an analog signal, that is, by varying the amplitude and/or frequencies of the broadcast signal. ... Very high frequency (VHF) is the radio frequency range from 30 MHz to 300 MHz. ... Digital Terrestrial Television (DTTV or DTT) is an implementation of digital technology to provide a greater number of channels and/or better quality of picture and sound using aerial broadcasts to a conventional antenna (or aerial) instead of a satellite dish or cable connection. ... An affiliate is a commercial entity with a relationship with a peer or a larger entity. ... CBS is one of the largest radio and television networks in the United States. ... Gannett Company, Inc. ... November 27 is the 331st day (332nd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Call sign can refer to different types of call signs: Airline call sign Aviator call sign Cosmonaut call sign Radio and television call signs Tactical call sign, also known as a tactical designator See also: International Callsign Allocations, Maritime Mobile Service Identity This is a disambiguation page — a navigational... KAAY is a 50,000 watt, class 1C AM radio station in Little Rock, Arkansas licensed on 1090 KHz. ... An affiliate is a commercial entity with a relationship with a peer or a larger entity. ... A Web site (or colloquially, Website) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos and other digital assets that is hosted on a Web server, usually accessible via the Internet or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML, that is almost always accessible via HTTP... CBS is one of the largest radio and television networks in the United States. ... There is also a Littlerock, California. ... Official language(s) English Capital Little Rock Largest city Little Rock Area  Ranked 29th  - Total 53,179 sq mi (137,002 km²)  - Width 239 miles (385 km)  - Length 261 miles (420 km)  - % water 2. ... Redfield is a city located in Jefferson County, Arkansas. ...


The station broadcasts its analog signal on VHF channel 11 and its digital signal broadcasts on VHF channel 12. A 24-hour local news channel, THV2 is carried on KTHV-DT digital channel 11.2.

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History

KTHV signed on the air on November 27, 1955, owned by the owners of KWKH-AM in Shreveport, the owners of the Arkansas Democrat, and businessman C.E. Lowery, among others. Its callsign is derived from former radio sister station KTHS (whose calls stood Kome To Hot Springs), which later became KAAY after being sold to LIN Broadcasting in the 1960s. Nickname: Motto: City of Shreveport 1836 Location in the state of Louisiana. ... The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette is a daily newspaper published in Little Rock, Arkansas. ...


The station's Izard Street studios built a year before KTHV's first broadcast, where the television station still broadcasts from today, was the first building in Arkansas to be constructed for both radio and television with KTHV's studios on the first floor and KTHS-AM's studios on the second floor.


The station currently identifies as Today's THV. Programming includes Today's THV This Morning, Positively Arkansas, and the THV 10 O'Clock Difference.


KTHV has operated for many years a low-powered translator station K13HP operating on Channel 13 in Euclid Heights, Arkansas near Hot Springs.


THV2

The station is now broadcasting on the second band of a digital subchannel (11-2), calling this channel THV2. The channel broadcasts 24 hour news and weather, and is also available online. Digital television in the United States supports multiple digital subchannels if you divide the 19. ...


Newscasts and Other Local Programming

Weekdays

  • THV This Morning - 5:00-7:00AM
  • Today's THV @ Noon - 12:00-12:15PM
  • Positively Arkansas - 12:15-12:30PM
  • Today's THV @ 5:00 - 5:00-5:30PM
  • Today's THV @ 6:00 - 6:00-6:30PM
  • 11 on 11: The 10:00 Difference - 10:00-10:35PM

Weekends

Saturdays

  • Today's THV @ 6:00 - 6:00-6:30PM
  • 11 on 11: The 10:00 Difference - 10:00-10:35PM

Sundays

  • Today's THV @ 5:30 - 5:30 - 6:00PM
  • 11 on 11: The 10:00 Difference - 10:00-10:35PM

Personalities

Current On-Air Talent

KTHV ANCHORS

  • Mike Duncan, Weekend Evening Anchor/Reporter
  • Anne Jansen, 5PM & 6PM Anchor
  • B.J. Sams, Morning Anchor
  • Liz Massey, 5PM and 10PM Anchor/Reporter
  • Robyn Richardson, Morning and Noon Anchor
  • Dawn Scott, 5PM, 6PM and 10PM Anchor

KTHV REPORTERS

  • Ashley Blackstone, General Assignment Reporter
  • Stefanie Bryant, General Assignment Reporter
  • Alyson Courtney, General Assignment Reporter
  • Charlie Crowson, General Assignment Reporter
  • Melissa Dunbar, General Assignment Reporter


LIVEVIEW WEATHER TEAM/KTHV METEOROLOGISTS

  • Ed Buckner (AMS/NWA Certified), Weekday Evening Chief Meteorologist
  • Tom Brannon (AMS/NWA), Weekday Morning and Midday Meteorologist/Fill-in Meteorologist
  • Meredith Mitchell, Weekend Evening Meteorologist/Fill-in Meteorologist

SPORTS ANCHORS/REPORTERS The American Meteorological Society promotes the development and dissemination of information and education on the atmospheric and related oceanic and hydrologic sciences and the advancement of their professional applications. ... The mission of the National Weather Association is to support and promote excellence in operational meteorology and related activities. ...

  • Craig O'Neill, Sports Director/Weekday Evening Sports Anchor
  • Mark Edwards, Sports Reporter
  • Wess Moore, Weekend Sports Anchor/Reporter

News/Station Presentation

Newscast Titles

  • Channel 11 with George Moore (1950s)
  • Dateline News (1970s-Early 1980s)
  • Newswatch 11 (Early 1980s-1990)
  • 11 Action News (1990-1997)
  • Today's THV (1997-present)

Station Slogans

  • Today's THV - See the Difference, Feel the Difference (1997-present)
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Office Location

KTHV's studios are located at 720 Izard Street.


External links


  Results from FactBites:
 
Little Rock/KTHV-TV (784 words)
This was the first building in the state to be constructed for both radio and television with KTHV-TV on the first floor and KTHS radio was on the second floor.
Large and heavy RCA cameras, telecasting fl and white images, were used in the studio and most of the news footage was shot on negative film needing a special projector to invert the image to be seen.
KTHV was the first Little Rock station to have a video tape machine, a TV remote truck, weather radar, and, ultimately, a live weather radar.
KTHV: Information from Answers.com (315 words)
KTHV channel 11 is a CBS affiliate serving Little Rock and central Arkansas.
The station, which is licensed to Little Rock, Arkansas and broadcasts from the nearby Morris Network Tower Little Rock, is owned by Gannett and it signed on the air on November 27, 1955.
KTHV has operated for many years a low-powered translator station K13HP operating on Channel 13 in Euclid Heights, Arkansas near Hot Springs.
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