KTLA Celebrates Its 69th Birthday

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The first commercially licensed television station west of the Mississippi River, KTLA went on the air Jan. 22, 1947, and Friday marked its 69th birthday. This segment on the KTLA 5 Morning News on Jan. 22, 2016.

KTLA's control room is shown in 1949.
KTLA's control room is shown in 1949.
A KTLA remote unit is shown circa 1950.
A KTLA remote unit is shown circa 1950.
KTLA's original studio at Melrose and Bronson avenues is shown around 1950, when Paramount owned the station.
KTLA's original studio at Melrose and Bronson avenues is shown around 1950, when Paramount owned the station.

 

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