TBT: KRON News
Various clips from a 2001 broadcast
When I was living in California in the early 2000s, I watched a lot of KRON News. There was something about it that made the stories enjoyable and I did learn a log.
This series of clips came from a VHS tape recorded in early January 2001.
This 6-minute video features the following clips:
KRON News Promotion - Lots of changes were going on with KRON 4 as New York City-based Young Broadcasting recently bought the station. At the time they ran various promotions to keep loyal viewers.
KRON Morning Team Promotion - a 15-second promotion of KRON News morning team.
California Power Crisis - 30- second promotion for the Power crisis show that would air later that night. This was a KRON news TV special.
California Power Crisis Show Introduction - A 2-minute introduction that highlights some of the power crisis in 2001.
AOL 6.0 - 30-second commercial for AOL 6.0.
Pacific Bell DSL - A 30-second commercial for Pacific Bell. Kind of a weird way to sell DSL services.
XFL Bay Area - A 30-second commercial for the new XFL league. This air a month before the 2001 inaugural season. This aired during the sports section of KRON news. The Oakland Raiders were a game away from going to the Super Bowl. The San Francisco Demons were the XFL team.
Taco Bell - This 30-second commercial Taco Bell commercial features the Zesty Fiesta Burrito.
Jack in the Box - This 30-second commercial features Brad at the convention hall. For $25,000 he will try your food and tell you if he likes it. Jack doesn't give in.