CBS for Central Oregon Comes to Life with New Master Control Conversion and Tower Upgrade, Allowing Residents to View the New “local” CBS affiliate

BEND, OR – August 31, 2011 – Zolo Media today announced its CBS station for Central Oregon, KBNZ, invested in master control to enable Deschutes County residents to watch local CBS for Central Oregonians, versus long time channel control with KOIN Portland. As of September 1, new transmitters, towers, and antenna arrays (broadcast and directional signals) will enable viewers to receive full conversion to the local KBNZ CBS affiliate, including residents in Bend, Redmond, La Pine, Sisters, Terrebonne, Sunriver, and throughout Deschutes County.

The newly branded and customized station will include a classic programming block weekdays from 2p to 5p with Little House on the Prairie and The Andy Griffith Show. KBNZ also picked up the first season of syndication for 30 Rock leading into prime-time with popular CBS hits such as NCIS, CSI, Survivor and other top series shows. In the future, the station will also feature in-depth local interest stories relevant to Central Oregonians.

Released August 31, 2011

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Central Oregon Cable Advertising (COCA) is now Zolo Media to reflect multi-platform local advertising and television production capabilities with the recent purchase of KBNZ-CBS. 

Zolo Media provides multiple video advertising options for Central Oregonians. This includes KBNZ-CBS, 27 National Cable Networks on BendBroadband and Crestview Cable, COTV11 on BendBroadband and The Home Showcase on AdCentral4.  

Released July 16, 2010 

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Central Oregon Cable Advertising Acquires Bend Oregon's CBS Affiliate (KBNZ)

Central Oregon Cable Advertising, LLC announced today that they have completed negotiations to acquire KBNZ, Bend's CBS affiliate from the stations' current owner, Los Angeles-based New Vision Television. Central Oregon Cable Advertising (COCA) is a sister company of locally-owned and operated Bend Cable Communications (DBA BendBroadband), the region's broadband Internet, phone, optical fiber and cable TV provider. 

Released March 31, 2010 

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