KNSD

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KNSD
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Brand NBC 7
City of License San Diego, California
Market San Diego, California
Channel 40 digital
39 virtual
Subcarrier:
40.2 (Cozi-TV)
Formerly: 39 analog (1965-66, 1968-2009)
Network Affiliation Current: NBC
Formerly: Independent (1965–66, 1968-73), ABC (1973-77)
Founded 1965
Company Station Venture Operations, LP (owned by NBC Universal (76%) and LIN TV (24%))
President
Current Popular Non-Network Shows Access Hollywood
Wheel of Fortune
Jeopardy!
The Ellen DeGeneres Show
The Nate Berkus Show
The Real Housewives

KNSD is the NBC affiliate for the San Diego, California market, broadcasting on digital channel 40, displayed as virtual 39. It has a subcarrier: 40.2, that broadcasts Cozi-TV (classic television programs).

Channel 39 first signed on in 1965 as independent KAAR, the city's first UHF station. A fire in 1966 closed down the station till 1968 when it went back up as KCST. It remained an independent until in 1972 KCST filed a suit against then-ABC affiliate XETV/channel 6. XETV was licensed to Tijuana, Mexico while serving San Diego proper, and KCST charged that a station licensed to another country could not be affiliated with an American television network. KCST successfully won the ABC affiliation and the change, with XETV reverting to independent status, took place on July 1, 1973. ABC was not happy with landing on a UHF station and in 1977 changed to KGTV/channel 10, which then was an NBC affiliate. NBC would conversely land on KCST.

The station changed calls to the current KNSD in 1988. Their branding of 7 is denoted from their channel position on all San Diego cable systems, which is channel 7. Previously they were known as "7/39," denoting their cable position and their virtual channel number (old analog position), which is 39. Their syndicated programmimg is hubbed from KNBC/channel 4 in Los Angeles, and their morning news has an outdoor setting at their studios on Broadway in downtown San Diego. KNBC is also the origination for KNSD's weather forecasts segments. The station produced a 10 PM newscast for KSWB/channel 69. Upon their switch to Fox, KSWB's newscast became in-house produced.

Digital programming

Virtual Physical Name Programming
39.1 40.1 KNSD-DT Main KNSD (NBC)
39.2 40.2 KNSD-DT2 Cozi-TV

Current Prime-Time Schedule

Day 7:00 7:30 8:00 8:30 9:00 9:30 10:00 10:30 11:00
Monday Wheel of Fortune Jeopardy! The Voice The Blacklist NBC 7/39 News
Tuesday Wheel of Fortune Jeopardy! The Voice Chicago Fire NBC 7/39 News
Wednesday Wheel of Fortune Jeopardy! Revolution Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Chicago PD NBC 7/39 News
Thursday Wheel of Fortune Jeopardy! Community Parks and Recreation The Michael J. Fox Show Sean Saves the World Parenthood NBC 7/39 News
Friday Wheel of Fortune Jeopardy! Dateline NBC Grimm Dracula NBC 7/39 News
Saturday Wheel of Fortune Jeopardy! Various Various Various NBC 7/39 News
Sunday Various Various Various Various NBC 7/39 News at 11

External Links

Official website for KNSD