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KDMD
KDMD Logo 2014

Location

Dimmsdale, CA

Branding

CBS 7
CBS 7 News

Slogan

Trusted in the Heart of Dimmsdale and all of Southern California.

Channel(s)

Analog: 7 (VHF)
Digital: 36 (UHF)

subchannel(s)

7.1 - KDMD-CBS HD
7.2 - CBS Sports Network
7.3 - AMC

Affiliation

CBS

First air date

October 5, 1972

Former call letters

WDMD (1972-1991)

Former channel number

none

Former Affiliation

none

Owner

Gray Television

KDMD is the CBS affiliate that serves the Dimmsdale, CA area. It broadcasts on channel 7.

Newscasts

Anchors

  • Chet Ubetcha
  • Samantha James

Weather

  • Stormy Raynes
  • Johnny Downpour

News

Newscast Titles

  • WDMD News (1972-1991)
  • KDMD Dimmsdale News (1991-1996)
  • Channel 7 News (1996-2002)
  • Action 7 News (2002-2014)
  • CBS 7 News (2014-present)

News Themes

  • The World of the News (1972-1983)
  • Turn to News - Gari Media (1983-1987)
  • News Series 2000 - Gari Media (1987-1992)
  • Stimulus - Gari Media (1992-2000)
  • Grandeur - Edd Kalehoff (2000-2002)
  • Action 7 News Theme (2002-2014)
  • Enforcer NG4 (2014-present)

Slogans

  • "Dimmsdale's CBS station." (1972-1973, 2007-2015)
  • "The Best is Right Here on Channel 7." (1973-1974; localized version of CBS ad campaign)
  • "See The Best... Channel 7." (1974-1975; localized version of CBS ad campaign)
  • "Catch the Brightest Stars on Channel 7." (1975-1976; localized version of CBS ad campaign)
  • "Channel 7, We're the Hot Ones." (1976-1977; localized version of CBS ad campaign)
  • "There's Something in the Air on Channel 7." (1977-1978; localized version of CBS ad campaign)
  • "Channel 7, Turn Us On, We'll Turn You On." (1978-1979; localized version of CBS ad campaign)
  • "We're Looking Good on Channel 7." (1979-1981; localized version of CBS ad campaign)
  • "Reach for the Stars on Channel 7." (1981-1982; localized version of CBS ad campaign)
  • "Great Moments on Channel 7." (1982-1983; localized version of CBS ad campaign)
  • "We've Got the Touch, You and Channel 7." (1983-1986; localized version of CBS ad campaign)
  • "We've Got the Touch on Channel 7." (1985-1986; localized version of CBS ad campaign)
  • "Share the Spirit on Channel 7." (1986-1987; localized version of CBS ad campaign)
  • "Channel 7 Spirit, Oh Yes!" (1987-1988; localized version of CBS ad campaign)
  • "You Can Feel It on Channel 7." (1988-1989; localized version of CBS ad campaign)
  • "Dimmsdale, Get Ready for Channel 7." (1989-1991; localized version of CBS ad campaign)
  • "The Look of Dimmsdale is Channel 7!" (1991-1992; localized version of CBS ad campaign)
  • "This is Channel 7." (1992-1994; localized version of CBS ad campaign)
  • "Channel 7, It's All Right Here." (1993-1994; localized version of CBS ad campaign)
  • "I am Channel 7 People." (1994-1995; localized version of CBS ad campaign)
  • "You're on Channel 7." (1995-1996; localized version of CBS ad campaign)
  • "Welcome Home to Channel 7." (1996-1997; localized version of CBS ad campaign)
  • "The Address is Channel 7. Welcome Home." (1997-1999; localized version of CBS ad campaign)
  • "The Address is Channel 7." (1999-2000; localized version of CBS ad campaign)
  • "Channel 7, It's All Here." (2000-2002; localized version of CBS ad campaign)
  • "Taking Action in Dimmsdale!" (News Slogan, 2002-2014)
  • "CBS 7, It's All Here." (2002-2005; localized version of CBS ad campaign)
  • "America's Most Watched Network is CBS 7 in Dimmsdale." (2004-present; localized version of CBS ad campaign)
  • "Everybody's Watching CBS 7." (2005-2006; localized version of CBS ad campaign)
  • "We Are CBS 7!" (2006-2009; localized version of CBS ad campaign)
  • "Only Dimmsdale's CBS 7, Only CBS." (2009-present; localized version of CBS ad campaign)
  • "Trusted in the Heart of Dimmsdale and all of Southern California." (News Slogan, 2014-present)

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