Orlando’s CBS station is known today at WKMG-Local 6. But 40 years ago, it was just WDBO-TV Channel 6. And the station’s newscast was known as “Newsbeat.” Here’s a newspaper advertisement from November 1969 promoting some of the shows on Channel 6 during the day — including a double dose of Truth or Consequences.
We continue our Blast from the Past series with this Orlando Sentinel advertisement for WLOF-Channel 9 from Nov. 1, 1961. WLOF? Yep, you read that right. When it signed on in February 1958, Channel 9 … MORE
Orlando Sentinel sports columnist Jerry Greene reports that new WKMG sports anchor David Pingalore has been “delayed” in leaving Cleveland for his new O-Town gig. That has led to a further diminishing of the declining … MORE
Local 6 Problem Solvers reporter Tony Pipitone has until 11 a.m. today to turn over the personal files he has for political consultant Doug Guetzloe. Orange-Osceola State Attorney Lawson Lamar’s subpoena ordered Pipitone to turn … MORE