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WKY-TV

1949–195?

WKY 1950s ID

KFOR-TV signed on the air as Oklahoma's first television station on June 6, 1949, under the callsign WKY-TV.

195?–196?

WKY 1950s ID-0

196?–197?

WKY 1968

197?–197?

WKY-TV Late 1960s

197?–1976

WKY Early 1970s

KTVY

1976–1979

KTVY 1976

In 1976, following original owner Gaylord Broadcasting (a subsidiary of the Oklahoma Publishing Company, formerly known as the WKY Television System) sold the station to the Evening News Association, WKY-TV changed its callsign to KTVY.

1979–1987

KTVY 1979

1987–1990

KTVY1987

KFOR-TV

1990–1994

KFOR 1990

In April 1990, KTVY changed its callsign to the current KFOR-TV; it branded itself as "4 Strong" for entertainment purposes, and as NewsTeam 4 for its newscasts, though the general and news brandings changed to NewsChannel 4 in August 1992, near the end of the "4 Strong" era.

1994–2008

KFOR 4 1994

1994–1997

KFOR-TV 1994

1997–2008

KFOR-TV 1996

2008–2017

KFOR 2008

This updated version of the 1997 logo was introduced on August 8, 2008, coinciding with the start of NBC's coverage of the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China; the "4" logo's color was changed from yellow to blue in this revamp.

2017–present

KFOR 2017 (Gradient Version)

On August 21, 2017, KFOR-TV moved to a new studio facility next door to its original Britton Road studio (which it had occupied since 1952). Coinciding with the debut of a new set, graphics package and news theme, the station also changed its branding to Oklahoma's News 4, dropping the Channel part of the name after 23 years.