|Los Angeles, California|
|Channels||Digital: 50 (UHF)
Virtual: 20 (PSIP)
20.2 CEN TV
20.3 Next TV
20.4 Aviva TV
|Affiliations||Home Shopping Network|
|Owner||Local Media TV Holdings|
|Founded||March 24, 1993|
|Call letters' meaning||K N Los Angeles|
|Former callsigns||K68FS, K39DY|
|Transmitter power||8 kW|
KNLA-CD, (digital channel 50, virtual channel 20) is a digital low-power Class A television station in Los Angeles, California, owned by Local Media TV Holdings. Transmitting from the Mt. Harvard Radio Site in the San Gabriel mountains, its city of license is Los Angeles, California. It is an affiliate of Home Shopping Network.
The low power station started its life as KNLA-LP on channel 68, then eventually moved to channel 27 to make room for KRCA in Riverside, which, until June 12, 2009, operated its digital signal on channel 68, from which KRCA moved its post-transition digital signal to its current channel 35 allotment.
The station started out broadcasting in Asian languages, similar to what KSCI and KXLA currently offer. Then KNLA changed its focus to target Los Angeles area residents of Central American heritage. (It is unknown when this change took place.) Most of these immigrants moved from El Salvador and Guatemala. This channel was home to broadcaster ZionTV during its time of broadcasting in Spanish. KNLA also produced its own live, local newscast at 7:00 PM on weeknights, prior to affiliating with HSN.
The station's digital signal is multiplexed:
|Channel||Video||Aspect||PSIP Short Name||Programming|
|20.1||480i||4:3||HSN||Home Shopping Network|
|20.2||480i||4:3||CITY TV||City TV|
|This section requires expansion. (February 2012)|
- Seyler, Dave (March 19, 2012). "Local Media TV stockpiles more big market Class A’s". Television Business Report. Retrieved March 19, 2012.
- Next TV America had ceased it broadcast in October 6, thank you for supporting Next TV America.(Chinese)
- "關於我們." (Archive) China Food TV USA. Retrieved on January 21, 2012. "”美洲中華美食頻道在舊金山無線KMTP 數碼32.2頻道、沙加緬度無線KBTV8及Comcast有線238、紐約時代華納503頻道和洛杉磯無線KNLA數碼20.3同時播出。"
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