Goodbye Radio City Hollywood

In 2005, the final radio program from Radio City was made by newscasters and announcers at KNX (1070).  The studios in Columbia Square on Sunset Bouleveard were closed and the operation moved to Wilshire Boulevard.

In the 1940s, radio created a fantasy world for audiences in their own living rooms and parlors. During the war years, the big three networks, NBC, CBS and Mutual Broadcasting Company, carried roughly 50% of broadcasts originating in Hollywood. Another 18 local stations produced programs as well.

Once, there were 68 radio stations in Hollywood.  KNX was the first and the last  in Hollywood. After 85 years of broadcasting in the grand tradition, Hollywood was finished with radio.

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