- KGMC (TV)
call_letters = KGMC
station_slogan = There Is Always Something To See On C43
station_branding = C43
analog = 43 (
digital = 44 (
Jewelry Television America One
September 11, 1992
callsign_meaning = Gary Morris Cocola
former_callsigns = KSDI (1992)
owner = Cocola Broadcasting Companies, LLC
former_affiliations = The Box (1992-1995)
The WB (1995-1997)
effective_radiated_power = 1023 kW (analog)
288 kW (digital)
HAAT = 671 m (analog)
642 m (digital)
facility_id = 23302
coordinates = coord|36|44|45|N|119|17|0|W|type:landmark_scale:2000|name=KGMC
KGMC channel 43, also known as C43, is an independent station serving the
San Joaquin Valley, which also features programming from Jewelry Televisionand America One. The Station is owned by Cocola Broadcasting, and is licensed to Clovis, California.
KGMC signed on the air in 1992 as an independent station, running religious programs, infomercials, and home shopping. In January 1995, the station began a
LMAwith KMPH-TVChannel 26, owned by Pappas. Pappas programmed the station from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. and again from 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. daily. During these hours the station ran a blend of cartoons, classic sitcoms, old movies and also joined The WB. WB ran a couple hours of programming several nights a week as well as an hour a day of cartoons weekdays and several hours on Saturday mornings. Outside of the hours programmed by Pappas, KGMC continued to run religious shows, paid programming and home shopping. In the Winter of 1997, KGMC ended the agreement and in the process dropped The WB and general entertainment shows in favor of infomercials and religious shows 24/7. WB moved to KMPH with secondary affiliation and then to Channel 61 months later that summer, to Channel 51 in the summer of 1998, and then to Channel 59 in 2001. KGMC, however, joined America's Store in 1998. Today, KGMC is the only independent full power TV station out of the 12 stations operating in the Fresno TV Market.
Channel 43 first operated in the Fresno/Visalia area as independent KICU-TV. The station went on the air in December 1961, only days after Fresno's first independent,
KAIL, channel 53 (now My Network TV) took to the air. Channel 43 offered movies and other independent fare. Toward the end of its run, KICU also picked up some NBC programming not aired by that network's primary affiliate, KMJ-TV (now KSEE-TV). KICU-TV left the air in 1968 and the channel remained dark until KGMC-TV went on the air. The KICU-TVcall letters are now used for an independent station in San Jose.
KGMC offers a rebroadcast of
KGPECBS 47 news at 6 PM at 9 PM weeknights.
A live simulcast of KGMC's programming can now be seen on the Cocola Broadcasting homepage.
* [http://www.cocolatv.com/ Website of parent company Cocola Broadcasting]
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