TV station KTVZ is celebrating their 40th anniversary this year, and right now they are running a poll for viewers to vote on the top 40 stories of the past 40 years. NewsChannel 21 has been bringing you the news of Central Oregon for four decades. In honor of our upcoming 40th anniversary, we’re asking… Read More KTVZ’s 40 years & 40 stories
That seems to be the question prompted by this website which purports to be holding a casting call: In the tradition of scripted shows like Picket Fences, Twin Peaks, Northern Exposure and Portlandia – the time has come to introduce the world to this nonfictional haven with the most unique individuals your city has to… Read More Would you star in a reality show about Bend?
I received this press release yesterday about KOHD making a comeback in the Bend Market. Beginning September 20th, KOHD News will begin airing two locally–focused half-hour newscasts at 6pm and 11pm, Monday through Friday. These two local newscasts signal an expansion of current news offerings in the market, and the return of the Central Oregon… Read More KOHD Newscasts Return at 6pm & 11pm
“Founders of 10 Barrel beer to be in TV pilot.” A California-based production company will film 10 Barrel partners Garrett Wales, Chris Cox and Jeremy Cox Monday through Wednesday to produce the pilot of a reality television show about a group of young beer brewers, which the company hopes to sell to a television network,… Read More Completely random link of the day
This was originally reported last month, but Bend is getting a new television affiliate-slash-station(?) for CBS soon: KBNZ. I believe it will replace KOIN on channel 13 on Bend Broadband with channel 6 for the local channel. KBNZ-LP, a low-power station being launched soon by New Vision Television in Bend, Ore., will be the CBS… Read More KBNZ: New Bend CBS affiliate
So we’ve been watching a bit of the KOHD news since it launched this week, and I have some initial impressions. Very polished-looking, high production values, technology is there The newscasters seem comfortable, not too many mistakes or stuttering They seem to have an interactive portion of the (6 o’clock, at least) newscast, where they… Read More KOHD news
Ah, you can forget about the Monday KOHD launch; Shannon forwarded me an email today from their news director saying their launch will be next Wednesday at 5am instead.