Airing on NBC4 Southern California, NBC Bay Area and NBC 7 in San Diego, the stations’ highly anticipated show discovers best known secrets in California offering viewers must-see destinations and events in the Golden State
UNIVERSAL CITY, CA (December 11, 2018) – NBC4 / KNBC, NBC Bay Area / KNTV, and NBC 7 / KNSD today announced their new, live 30-minute lifestyle show, “California Live,” which will air Monday to Friday beginning Monday, January 7, 2019 at 11:30 a.m. (PST) across all three stations. The new show will feature the latest in beauty and fashion, the best in local hot spots, a daily dose of entertainment news, consumer-friendly technology trends, and must-visit destinations in Northern and Southern California.
“California Live will reveal the top places to eat, play and relax so viewers can embrace the best California has to offer,” said Steve Carlston, President and General Manager of NBC4. “The show will introduce viewers to newsmakers, celebrities and people who make our state great.”
Covering the best from the Bay Area to the border, co-hosts Danielle Nottingham and Jessica Vilchis will take viewers on thrilling adventures, what’s new from Silicon Valley, the beauty of wine country, Hollywood’s latest news, and see why San Diego is coined “America’s Finest City” and more. “California Live” will also provide local insertion opportunities for advertisers to air in all three markets or in one of the individual markets.
“California Live” will also feature journalists and experts participating as correspondents, including HLN’s Dr. Drew Show panelist, Danielle Robay; parenting expert Donna Tetreault; Vicki Johnson of NASCAR Nation; and former American Idol’s contestant, Kimberly Caldwell-Harvey, who will lead the show’s “Knock-Knock” segments surprising viewers up and down the state for their good deeds.
Upcoming episodes will give Bay Area audiences a closer look at one of the most famous wine regions in the world, with over 1,000 local wineries and some of the greatest wines ever produced. From the home of Silicon Valley, the show will also feature the latest technology innovations that make everyday life easier.
Regional segments will explore San Diego’s coastline to the foothills, desert and mountains of East County, making it home to the ultimate outdoor lifestyle year-round. It will also take you from the farms in the north to the southern border and everywhere in between to discover colorful neighborhoods with booming arts, culture and culinary scenes.
Produced by KNBC from the station’s studios in Universal City, viewers will be able to watch “California Live” across all three stations’ on-air, digital and mobile platforms. The show’s Executive Producer John Johnston, brings three-decades of television investigative and entertainment experience, including the production of national documentaries. Johnston’s motto is to take viewers ‘on a journey to your best California life’ which will be the cornerstone to “California Live’s” distinctive story-telling.
About NBC4 Southern California: NBC4 Southern California is the West Coast flagship station of the NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations, serving the vast region since 1949. NBC4 produces 43 hours each week of local news and weather, and the station features the largest award-winning investigative unit in Southern California. NBC4’s news operation has received nearly every industry award bestowed on local news, including numerous Los Angeles Emmy and Golden Mike Awards, two national and two regional Edward R. Murrow Awards, and a Peabody Award. NBC4 news is delivered across the main broadcast on channel 4, at www.nbcla.com, and through multiple interactive social media platforms 24/7. The NBC Owned Television Stations, a division of NBCUniversal, also operates COZI TV (www.cozitv.com), a national network that brings viewers some of America’s most beloved and iconic television shows and movies.
About NBC Bay Area: Owned by NBCUniversal, NBC Bay Area / KNTV is the Bay Area’s investigative station located in the heart of Silicon Valley. The station is committed to providing continuous, in-depth journalism with unique personalities. Along with broadcasting NBC’s award-winning daytime, prime-time and late night programming, NBC Bay Area produces more than 32 hours of news programming each week. The station can be seen locally on Comcast 3 and 703 and over-the-air on 11. COZI TV, the station’s digital network, offers a full schedule of America’s most beloved and iconic television series, hit movies and original programming. COZI TV can be seen locally on Comcast Ch. 186 and over-the-air on 11.2.
About NBC 7 San Diego: Owned by NBCUniversal, NBC 7 San Diego / KNSD provides more than 34 hours of local news and programming every week including exclusive news franchises NBC 7 Investigates, NBC 7 Responds and Down to Earth with Dagmar. In addition, NBC 7 is proud to produce local shows Politically Speaking & SoundDiego. NBC7 is San Diego’s media leader delivering news and information across the main broadcast, at www.nbc7.com, through multiple over the top platforms and social media. NBC 7 proudly collaborates with many local non-profit organizations to give back to the community we proudly live in and serve. COZI TV, the station’s digital network, offers a full schedule of America’s most beloved and iconic television series, hit movies and original programming.
Carol Soudah, KNBC
Liza Catalan, KNTV
Heather Luskie, KNSD