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Not to be confused with the real-life KDKA in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

KDKA-TV CBS 13 is owned and operated by the CBS Television Stations Division. It serves Ventura Bay & Starlight Shores, California.

1966-1973

KDKA1966

This logo continued to be used until June 1973 after LIN Broadcasting's acquisition of the station from Group W back in February of 1973

1973-1980

1973-1977

KDKA1970s

The logo was changed to remove any traces of the station's Group W ownership

1977-1980

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The 1973 logo got a significant facelift in 1977.

1980-1992

1980-1987

KDKA 1980-1987

Sometime in 1982, Gray Television acquired KDKA-TV from LIN Broadcasting due to said station having overlapping city-grade signals with KBVW in Bayview (also owned by LIN). FCC laws at the time prohibited the common ownership of stations with overlapping city-grade signals.

1987-1992

KDKA 1987-1992

This logo is identical to the 1980 logo, but with the ABC logo being replaced with CBS' logo to reflect their affiliation change in 1987

1992-1996

KDKA 1992

This logo would de-emphasize the CBS branding from primary use

1996-2003

1996-2001

KDKA 1996-2001

2001-2003

KDKA 2001-2003

This logo was used less than a year after CBS acquired KDKA-TV from Hearst-Argyle Television in 2000. This logo would last less than 2 years

2003-Present

2003-2011

KDKA Logo 3

A new logo was created that ditched the Bank Gothic Font and the 1996 "13".

2011-Present

KDKA Logo 2

A border, background, and call-sign was added to the 2003 logo

Ownership history

  • Westinghouse Broadcasting (Group W) (1966-1973)
  • LIN Broadcasting (1973-1982)
  • Gray Television (1982-1987)
  • Hearst-Argyle Television (1987-2000. Formerly known as Hearst Broadcasting prior to 1997, now known as Hearst Television as of 2009)
  • CBS Television Stations (2000-Present)
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