From the Audiovisual Identity Database, the motion graphics museum


KNTV (channel 11) is a television station licensed to San Jose, California, serving as the NBC outlet for the San Francisco Bay Area. It is owned and operated by the network's NBC Owned Television Stations division alongside Telemundo outlet KSTS (channel 48); it is also sister to regional sports networks NBC Sports Bay Area and NBC Sports California. KNTV and KSTS share studios on North 1st Street in the North San Jose Innovation District; KNTV's transmitter is located on San Bruno Mountain.

1st ID (1966-1978)

Visuals: On a black background, a white ring draws in, followed by colorful copies of the number "11" with each number "1" sliding in from left & right on the ring. The number turns white, and the white words "KNTV SAN JOSE" wipe in below.

Technique: Scanimate.

Audio: An 11-note synth tune.

2nd ID (1978-1983)

Visuals: On a black background, the aforementioned words with the station's number and the ABC logomark in the left, wipe in. A blue light then appears behind the number.

Technique: Wiping effects.

Audio: An uplifting 6-note trumpet tune.

3rd ID (1987-1991)

Visuals: On a grey background, a camera zooms out from colorful copies of the logo (an upside down triangle with the number "11" in it), and the silver copy finally zooms out. Blue gradient letters "KNTV" with the ABC logomark next to it zooms out above, and the triangle's filling turns blue. Blue & red gradient cursive words "San Jose", slightly tilted, wipe in.

Technique: CGI.

Audio: A group of people singing "KNTV Eleven!".

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