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List of MediaOne channels (Los Angeles, August 1999)

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MediaOne customers in Los Angeles, California had access to the channels listed below in August of 1999. MediaOne was acquired by AT&T Broadband in 2000 which in turn was acquired by Comcast in 2002. Today, services are handled by Spectrum.

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CH# Name Notes/Today
2 KCBS Ch. 2 (CBS) Los Angeles CBS West Coast flagship station, owned by ViacomCBS, sister to independent station KCAL
3 KCET Ch. 28 (PBS) Los Angeles Disaffiliated from PBS in 2011 before rejoining the network as part of a merger agreement with another PBS station, KOCE, in 2019
4 KNBC Ch. 4 (NBC) Los Angeles NBC West Coast flagship station, owned by NBCUniversal, sister to Telemundo O&O KVEA
5 KTLA Ch. 5 (WB) Los Angeles Now a CW affiliate
6 Turner Network Television Programming shifted from mostly classic movies towards drama movies and shows over the years with sporting events featured as well, solely by the acronym TNT
7 KABC Ch. 7 (ABC) Los Angeles ABC West Coast flagship station, owned by The Walt Disney Company
8 USA Network Today owned by NBCUniversal
9 KCAL Ch. 9 (Independent) Los Angeles Owned by ViacomCBS, sister to CBS West Coast flagship KCBS
10 Cartoon Network Originally consisted of cartoons 24 hours a day, the network has occasionally added live-action programming into its lineups as well
11 KTTV Ch. 11 (Fox) Los Angeles Fox West Coast flagship station, owned by Fox Television Stations, sister to MyNetworkTV West Coast flagship KCOP
12 The Disney Channel Originally a premium pay subscription channel, Disney is now a general cable channel
13 KCOP Ch. 13 (UPN) Los Angeles Now MyNetworkTV West Coast flagship station, owned by Fox Television Stations, sister to Fox West Coast flagship KTTV
14 Nickelodeon Programming then and now, still consists of programming towards children and teenagers up to 18 years of age
Nick at Nite Programming initially consisted of 1950s and 1960s shows but shows from later decades added in the years and decades since
15 Fox Family Channel Sold to The Walt Disney Company and renamed ABC Family in 2001 and rebranded and relaunched as Freeform in 2016
16 TV Land Classic television shows, a standalone companion network to Nick at Nite
17 Comedy Central Comedy movies and shows, owned by ViacomCBS
18 KSCI Ch. 18 (Independent) San Bernardino A multicultural independent station at the time, now a ShopHQ affiliate, with license transferred to the city of Long Beach in 1998
19 FX Originally carried programming aspiring to the standards of premium cable channels in regard to mature themes and content, high-quality writing, directing and acting,
now a general entertainment channel
20 Food Network Programming focused on cooking, fine dining and culinary
21 Home Box Office Still operates today by its acronym HBO, Home Box Office (owned today by WarnerMedia) is still used as the network's legal corporate name
22 KWHY Ch. 22 (Independent) Los Angeles Then and now, still an independent station, only now with a schedule consisting entirely of Spanish language programming
23 HBO Plus A companion network to HBO, with branding ultimately reverting back to HBO2
24 HBO Signature A companion network to HBO and HBO2, with programming focused heavily around movies, shows and specials targeting female audiences
25 Starz! A premium subscription channel with movies, shows and documentaries, owned by Lionsgate
(Albeit with the exclamation point (!) removed from its name, now Starz)
26 Encore Sister network to Starz, owned by Lionsgate, now as Starz Encore
27 Showtime A premium subscription channel with movies, shows, documentaries and sporting events, owned by ViacomCBS
28 Cinemax Sister network to HBO, owned by WarnerMedia
29 MoreMax A companion network to Cinemax, with a greater focus towards more foreign, independent and special interest films
30 KPXN Ch. 30 (PAX) San Bernardino PAX is now Ion, still the network's West Coast flagship station, owned by The E.W. Scripps Company, sister to Bounce TV O&O KILM
31 Galavisión A companion network to Univision, with programs produced by Mexico-based Televisa
32 KVEA Ch. 52 (Telemundo) Corona Telemundo West Coast flagship station, owned by NBCUniversal, sister to NBC West Coast flagship KNBC
33 Fox Sports West Now operates as Bally Sports West, sister to Bally Sports SoCal
34 KMEX Ch. 34 (Univision) Los Angeles Univision West Coast flagship station, owned by Univision Communications, sister to UniMás West Coast flagship KFTR
35 Los Angeles City Television Operates today as LA CITYVIEW 35, a local cable channel
36 The L.A. Channel Operates today as LA 36, a local cable channel
37 Fox News Channel A heavily conservative channel of news, talk and opinions
38 Fox Sports West 2 Operates today as Bally Sport SoCal, sister to Bally Sports West
39 Leased Access A local cable access channel
40 KTBN Ch. 40 (TBN) Santa Ana Flagship station of the Trinity Broadcasting Network
41 KHSC Ch. 46 (HSN) Ontario Now UniMás West Coast flagship station as KFTR, owned by Univision Communications, sister to Univision West Coast flagship KMEX
42 KLCS Ch. 58 (PBS) Los Angeles The fourth PBS station in the market (the others being KCET, KOCE and KVCR), owned and operated by the Los Angeles Unified School District
43 Public Access A local cable access channel
44 TV Guide Channel Today operates as Pop, a general entertainment channel, focusing primarily on programs pertaining to popular culture
(The scrolling guides for which the network (originally known as Prevue Guide and later Prevue Channel) was legendary for were phased out over the years, at least on the network)
45 GEMS Programming initially aimed towards Hispanic female audiences, now a general entertainment channel as Universo, a cable companion network to Telemundo
46 KDOC Ch. 56 (Independent) Anaheim Still an independent station to this day
47 Lifetime Programming geared towards women and women in lead roles of movies and shows
48 Bravo Originally focused on film and performing arts (as a premium pay subscription channel), the channel has shifted towards lifestyle and reality shows as well as
programming themed around the LGBTQ community (as a general cable channel)
49 Arts & Entertainment (A&E) Once a channel focused on arts and history, the channel has shifted significantly towards reality shows, dramas and documentaries
50 KOCE Ch. 50 (PBS) Huntington Beach Still a PBS member station, sister to another PBS station, KCET
51 Animal Planet Primarily devoted to series and documentaries about wild animals and domestic pets, though with a more mature approach in recent years
52 The History Channel Originally focused on history-based documentaries, The History Channel (now known simply as History) shifted focus significantly towards reality television programming by the late 2000s
53 The Discovery Channel Still operates today with a program mix of technology, science, nature and reality, and its name shortened to just Discovery
54 Home & Garden Television Now known simply as HGTV, features programming focused entirely on home improvement, do-it-yourself and gardening
55 Cable News Network CNN in Atlanta, an American multinational news channel
56 C-SPAN A channel entirely focused on government and public affairs
57 KJLA Ch. 57 (Independent) Ventura A Spanish-language independent station, it is now an Azteca América network affiliate
58 Consumer News and Business Channel Still operates today, but only by the acronym CNBC
59 CNN Headline News Once a companion network to CNN with news headlines, programming has shifted mostly to crime and law oriented shows and documentaries in recent years as HLN
60 Fox Sports World Defunct, later renamed Fox Soccer, replaced by FXX, a channel focused around original programming and comedy movies and shows
61 Speedvision Defunct, dedicated to automotive racing and motorsports, replaced by FS1, formerly Fox Sports 1
62 KRCA Ch. 62 (Independent) Riverside Now Estrella TV network flagship station
63 Golf Channel Dedicated to all things golf
64 ESPN Owned as a joint venture between Hearst Corporation and The Walt Disney Company
65 ESPN2 A companion network to ESPN, a joint venture between Hearst Corporation and The Walt Disney Company
66 American Movie Classics Today operates only by the acronym AMC, shifted from originally exclusively classic movies (as a pay channel) towards movies, shows and originally programming (as a general cable channel)
67 Fox Movie Channel Now FX Movie Channel or FXM, programming consisting largely of movies, primarily those from the 20th Century Studios, Twentieth Century Pictures, and Fox Film Corporation library
68 ESPN Classic A companion network to ESPN and ESPN2, classic sporting events, shows, movies and documentaries
69 Turner Classic Movies A classic movie channel with films from Warner Bros. films released before 1950 and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer films released before May 1986 as well as the entire RKO Pictures film library
70 QVC One of America's two major home shopping television networks, the other being HSN
71 WGN Ch. 9 (WB) Chicago, Illinois The direct feed of the OTA station at the time, its later cable counterpart, WGN America, was rebranded as NewsNation, sister to CW station KTLA
(Meanwhile, WGN itself would become an independent once again starting in 2016)
72 The Learning Channel Initially focused on educational and learning content, by the late 1990s the network began to primarily focus towards reality series involving lifestyles, family life, and personal stories as TLC
73 E! Entertainment Television Originally focused primarily towards entertainment news and gossip, but has shifted towards pop culture, celebrity focused reality shows, and movies
74 The Sci-Fi Channel Programming focused primarily around fantasy, horror and science fiction, now as SYFY
75 Viewer's Choice A Pay-Per-View channel, now operating as iN DEMAND
77 MSNBC A cable new service, originally a joint venture between Microsoft and NBC, the latter has since taken full control of the network
78 BET Movies A joint venture between BET and Starz, now wholly owned by Lionsgate as Starz In Black
79 The Movie Channel Sister network to Showtime, owned by ViacomCBS
80 HBO Family A kids and family-oriented companion network to HBO
81 Sundance Channel Originally devoted to airing documentaries, independent feature films, short films, world cinema, and coverage on the latest developments from each year's Sundance Film Festival,
now more of a general entertainment channel as Sundance TV
82 Independent Film Channel Originally devoted to independent films, now more of a general entertainment channel as IFC
83 Korean American Television Status unknown, programming geared towards Korean Americans and Koreans alike
84 Pay-Per-View Previews A preview/barker channel of current and upcoming pay-per-view movies, events and specials, unclear whether or not this was Sneak Prevue
85 Viewer's Choice A Pay-Per-View channel, now operating as iN DEMAND
95 Video Hits One Owned by ViacomCBS, it has shifted from strictly music and music videos in its early years to a mix of music, reality shows and dramas in recent years
96 Music Television (MTV) Owned by ViacomCBS, like VH1, it too has shifted from strictly music and music videos in its early years to a mix of music, reality shows and dramas in recent years
97 The Weather Channel Weather forecasting and science and in recent years, weather related shows and documentaries as well
98 The Nashville Network (TNN) A channel once focused on country music and lifestyle, it now operates as a general entertainment channel as Paramount Network
99 Black Entertainment Television Then and now, still carries programming heavily targeting African-American audiences, though it nowadays goes only by the acronym BET