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KTRK ABC 13 News Houston Texas


KTRK ABC 13 News Houston TX News Live Stream Weather and Sports Channel Online Stream. ABC KTRK TV 13 Weather Channel Houston Texas, United States Live Online Streaming. KTRK television is virtual and VHF digital channel 13. It is associated with ABC. The channel is certified to Houston, United States. KTRK ABC is under the authority of the ABC Owned Television Channels. They are the subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company. KTRK offices are situated on Bissonnet Street in the Upper Kirby neighborhood.

KTRK ABC transmitting tower is situated near Missouri City, in unincorporated northeastern Fort Bend County. The channel came out of the Federal Communications Commission-imposed VHF “freeze”. This happened when three entities competing for the KTRK 13 assignment decided to unite as Houston Consolidated Television. This included the Houston Chronicle. The group also took on board the office facilities of KRIV FOX 26 News Houston. It was a DuMont associate which had gone dark.

KTRK ABC 13 News Houston Live stream

The statiob first logged on the air on November 20, 1954, as KTRK ABC News. As the Chronicle, It was the largest shareholder in the partnership. The KTRK took the ABC association from KPRC-TV (channel 2). It has kept the affiliation with the network since its launch. The channel’s main office facilities were situated at 4513 Cullen Boulevard. It is at the defunct Texas Television Center neighborhood on the University of Houston campus. The office later held KTRK ABC News which is now CW affiliate KIAH, the present channel 39. KTRK ABC also attained PBS member KUHT (channel 8). Like many channels situated on “unlucky” station 13, it used a black cat as its symbol.

In 1955, the Chronicle took on board its partners. Although this supposedly left the paper free to change its callsign to KTRH-TV. In order to match its radio channel. The station chose not to. Nevertheless, for years it called itself “The Houston Chronicle Channel.” Soon later on, the television shifted to its current Bissonnet Street facility. The office was the first arched structure in town, preceding the better-known Astrodome by ten years. Both projects were designed by the same architect, Hermon Lloyd.

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