Station Trading Roundup: 2 Deals, $12.75M

The sale of KAZA Avalon, Calif. (Los Angeles) by SCTV Inc. to Weigel Broadcasting tops the latest list of TV station transactions submitted to the FCC for its approval, according to BIA/Kelsey.

Weigel Moving Into Los Angeles, St. Louis

The Chicago-based group will pay $9 million for the KAZA Los Angeles. The station is licensed to Avalon, Calif., but broadcasts from Mount Wilson. At the same time, Weigel has agreed to pay $3.75 for KNLC St. Louis from New Life Evangelistic Center.


KAZA Lands Chargers Spanish-Language Rights

Azteca-owned KAZA Los Angeles (DMA 2) has become the Los Angeles Chargers Spanish-language flagship TV station and broadcaster of three preseason games. Additionally, the Chargers and Azteca plan to expand the broadcast to reach fans and viewers throughout all of Southern California. “We are excited to serve as the flagship Spanish-language station for the Los Angeles Chargers […]


Los Angeles Chargers Line Up Broadcast Partners


Jose Luis Padilla Named KAZA GM

He will be responsible for sales, marketing, local programming and operations for Azteca America’s Los Angeles O&O and will also be supervising and developing regional strategies for KEMO San Francisco, KPDF Phoenix and KHDF Las Vegas.


KAZA Optimizes File-Based Workflow With NVerzion

NVerzion, a provider of tools for digital broadcasting and television station automation, today announced that Azteca America affiliate KAZA Los Angeles (DMA 2), has upgraded its end-to-end automation system with Verzion Component Level Automation System Solutions (CLASS). KAZA broadcasts a variety of Spanish-language programming on ch. 54. During a recent transition to an all-HD infrastructure, […]

Biz TV Adds Affils In Los Angeles, Dallas, Houston

Biz TV, a national multicast network developed for small business and entrepreneurs announced a major expansion into the country’s top television markets with the addition of Los Angeles, Dallas and Houston, now reaching nearly16 million viewers across the nation. Biz TV offers original content specifically for and about small business. “This kind of programming matters […]