"We will visit more cities, and I think we will definitely be like, adding more stages.
As a result, the agency did not allow Du Mont to buy additional VHF stations – a problem that would later play a large role in the failure of Du Mont, whose programming was splintered among other Los Angeles stations – including KTSL, KHJ-TV (channel 9, now KCAL-TV), KTTV (channel 11) and KCOP-TV (channel 13) – until the network's demise in 1956.
Paramount even launched a short-lived programming service, the Paramount Television Network, in 1948, with KTLA and WBKB-TV (now WBBM-TV) in Chicago serving as its flagship stations.
Sunset Studios; Mark Evanier, who wrote for one such show in 1978, points out on his website that Stage 6 did not even exist at the time that The Jazz Singer was produced and that it was actually probably filmed at what is now Stage 9.
The former Warner Bros./Paramount lot is now known as Sunset Bronson Studios, where KTLA's facility remains based to this day, and where shows such as WKRP in Cincinnati, Judge Judy, Hannah Montana, The Gong Show, Solid Gold, Name That Tune, Family Feud, The Newlywed Game, MADtv and Let's Make a Deal have been produced over the years.
KTLA was the first commercially licensed television station in the western United States, having begun operations in 1947.