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KBKR
WHCS

Location

Bakersfield, CA

Branding

Channel 7 (general)
Channel 7 Eyewitness News (newscasts)

Slogan

Kern County's #1 News Station

Channel(s)

Digital: 43 (UHF)
Virtual: 7 (PSIP)

subchannel(s)

7.1 KBKR-HD
7.2 Charge!
7.3 TBD
7.4 Comet
7.5 Stadium

Affiliation

ABC (Since 1967)

First air date

1952

Former call letters

none

Former channel number

none

Former Affiliation

Primary:
NBC (1952-1967)

Secondary:
ABC (1952-1967)
CBS (1952-1963)
Dumont (1952-1956)

Owner

Sinclair Broadcast Group
(KBKR Licensee, LLC)

KBKR is the ABC affiliate that serves the Bakersfield, CA area. It broadcasts on channel 7 via PSIP and channel 43 via digital. It is owned by Sinclair Broadcast Group.

Newscast Titles

  • Your Esso Reporter (1952-1958)
  • Newsreel 7 (1958-1965)
  • KBKR-TV News (1965-1974)
  • Action 7 News (1974-1981)
  • KBKR Action 7 News (1981-1983)
  • Channel 7 Eyewitness News (1983-present)

Slogans

  • Let Us Be The One on Channel 7 (1976-1977)
  • We're Still the One on Channel 7 (1977-1980)
  • Channel 7 is the One You Can Turn To, We're the One (1978-1979)
  • You and Me and Channel 7 (1980-1981)
  • Now is the Time, Channel 7 is the Place (1981-1982)
  • Come on Along with Channel 7 (1982-1983)
  • That Special Feeling on Channel 7 (1983-1984)
  • We're With You on Channel 7 (1984-1985)
  • You'll Love It on Channel 7 (1985-1986)
  • Together on Channel 7 (1986-1987)
  • Something's Happening on Channel 7 (1987-1990)
  • Bakersfield is Watching Channel 7 (1990-1992)
  • If It's Bakersfield, It Must Be Channel 7 (1992-1993)
  • Watched By More Kern County, Channel 7, ABC (1993-1996)
  • Nobody does it like Channel 7 (1996-1997)
  • TV is Good, on Channel 7 (1997-1998)
  • We Love TV, on Channel 7 (1998-1999)
  • Kern County's #1 News Station (2000-present)
  • Channel 7 Start Here (2007-2014)
  • The Only Place to Be, Channel 7 (2014-present)

Logo History


Television stations in Bakersfield/Kern County area
KTVB-TV 1 (QTV)

KBTU 2 (ABN)
KBKD 3 (DBC)
KSMB 5 (KTTN)
KBKR 7 (ABC)
KOBB 8 (NBC)
KCVA 9 (RDN)
KBKU 11 (UDC)
KALC 12 (A1)
KPBB 13 (PBS)
KFBK 18 (FOX)
KASC 20 (JWTV)
KRKB 27 (UniMás)
KNCM 33 (Globo)
KMYB 35 (MyTV/MNTV)
KTSE 38 (CW)
KBKF 42 (TEL)
KBPX-LP 47 (ION)
WCTC 50 (CBS)
KRMG 56 (MGM)
K62VC 62 (UNI)

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Sinclair Broadcast Group
CBS Affiliates: CRBHA-TV | KALD | KALE | KALL | KBIJ-LD | KCBA | KDTH | KNOT | KPCO | KPDO | KSBL | KSMD1 | KTOM | KVTA | KWTY | KXDJ | KYOU | WACC | WAVT | WCXL | WDMA | WGHL | WGVH1 | WJXV-TV | WJZG | WMCX | WMOH | WPKV | WSSD | WTDA | WTTX | WXDQ | WXMC

NBC Affiliates: CRTEX-TV | KCEH | KNDA | KNPO-TV | KTYB-LD | KVFH1 | WAIT1 | WALV1 | WBHY | WBIM | WDCM | WFKX1 | WKHE | WNEI | WNNJ | WNPA | WPOL | WXNM | WXTC
ABC Affiliates: KAFB | KAPB | KBKR | KBOW | KCCK | KGAU2 | KITT-TV | KMED | KMOO | KNPO-DT4 | KOCA-TV | KSEV | KTQG | KTWE-TV | WABR-TV | WAKE-TV | WCIS | WEYT | WHELL | WHRB | WIMQ | WLBC | WMXB | WNNL | WNQU | WNRT | WSTN | WTRG | WVDC-DT | WVIV | WYIY
Fox Affiliates: KEP | KHMS | KILU | KLUF | KMSA | KNOQ | KNPO-DT3 | KOIA | KOSA | KOZN | KPLM | KRED | KRIW | KSCN | KTTO | KVTA-DT2 | WATH | WEVT | WFNX | WFOV | WFPV | WFXF | WFZM | WLFF | WLLV | WMNC | WOPM | WPLS | WPSJ | WXPO
CW Affiliates: KBRV | KCWN | KIOD | KLCW | KNFS | KPDO-DT2 | KRTC | KTJZ | WBCW | WCWM | WCNG | WDBT | WEGK-TV | WFFM | WGDS | WGJD | WHZZ | WLND | WLOL | WMNB | WMSE | WOKY | WQLS | WQRT | WSAE | WTCW | WTOA | WXXT | WYBM | WYQA
MyNetworkTV Affiliates: DYKMY-DT | KAZF | KCIX | KHRL | KTAH | KVMY-LP | KYOU-DT2 | KYTB | WLSW | WMYL | WMYR | WMYS | WOTP | WSLN | WSZN | WXVH
Univision Affiliates: KUNN-DT | KDON
UniMás Affiliates: KCJT2 | KPTE
Indepenedent Stations: IWCS | KDCR | WBAF | WJOA-TV
PBS Stations: HFDZ-TV
ABN Affiliates: KAGA | KHHH | KWKR | WABN | WSTV
ABC Television America Affiliates: WDEL
Acme TV Affiliates: KGTF | KLXA | KVYE | WRDU
America One Affiliates: KMLS
DBC Affiliates: KVIP
Koopa Troop Affiliates: KOKB | WAZE | WCGV | WSAV
New Line Affiliates: WDNLN
PTEN Affiliates: WYHL
Rainbow Dash Network Affiliates: WDCF1 | WXTU
SBN Affiliates: KAGS
Telemundo Affiliates: WEGK-DT4
This TV Affiliates: WLCN
TBS Affiliates: KETG | KNFS-DT2
TNT Affiliates: KNFS-DT3 | KTSR | KXFG
WB Affiliates: KJPW | WNBT | WVSN
UDC Affiliates: WMYL-DT3
UPN Affiliates: KOAK | KTFN | KWCO | KWDW | WUPN | WUPV
Educational Independent Stations: KECT-TV

1 means Sinclair operates these stations while Cunningham Broadcasting owns them
2 means Berfield/Willis operates these stations while Sinclair owns them


Sinclair Broadcast Group
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