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KFMB CBS 8 News San Diego CA Live Stream Weather and Sports Channel Online Stream. CBS KFMB TV 8 local breaking News update Channel San Diego, California, United States Live Online Streaming. KFMB is a virtual and VHF digital channel 8. It is a dual CBS/CW-associated outlet. The station is certified to San Diego, United States. KFMB CBS works under the authority of Tegna Inc. These are the fellow radio channels KFMB (760 AM) and (100.7 FM).

KFMB CBS 8 NewsThe television and radio outlets have joint offices on Engineer Road in the Kearny Mesa section of San Diego. KFMB-TV’s transmitting tower is situated on Mount Soledad in La Jolla. On May 16, 1949, KFMB CBS News made its first appearance on the television. It was the first outlet to sign on in the San Diego business. Jack O. Gross was the founder of the channel. He also had regional radio KGTV ABC 10 News San Diego under his authority.

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At the time of KFMB CBS News first broadcast, San Diego Mayor Harley E. Knox was present that day. It took Gross $300,000 to develop the channel. From the time of its inception, KFMB-TV has been the main associate of CBS. KFMB CBS is known to be the only outlet in the business that has never altered its network association. Nevertheless, in the initial few years, channel 8 also kept a second association with ABC, NBC, and the DuMont Television Network.

In October 1949, KFMB-TV came into an association contract with the short-lived Paramount Television Network. This happened after getting associated with Paramount. Later on, KFMB CBS News rapidly became that network’s biggest associate. The channel attained a network feed of Paramount shows. Those were included among others, Hollywood Opportunity, Meet Me in Hollywood, Magazine of the Week, Time For Beany and Your Old Buddy. The outlet ran six hours of Paramount shows every week. This happened because there was no technical transmission network available to distribute Paramount shows to its associates.

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