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The NBC Collection is a television news music collection consisting of 8 different news theme packages, composed by musician Frank Gari. It was composed exclusively for NBC's local stations, whether owned and operated by NBC-Universal itself or otherwise affiliated with the network. The collection has been used by at least 60 NBC television stations around the United Statesmarker.

The collection features a total of between 120 and 150 cuts of opens, closes, stingers, bumpers and promo beds in a bold format. It is the largest news music collection made for NBC stations, and consists of the following theme packages (with original clients in parenthesis): Of the 8 packages listed above, the first four were composed in the mid-to-late 1990s, and initially each of them was marketed individually. Upon composing NBC Flagship, Gari rolled all of these packages into one, and began marketing them as the most extensive collection of NBC themes to present. NBC New Generation Series 1 was released in late 2005, and made its debut on WNCNmarker in Raleighmarker-Durhammarker, North Carolinamarker, although WNCN was not the original client for that group of themes.

All of the stations that license The NBC Collection are given access to each of the 8 themes, and it is not uncommon for a client to use more than one at a time. For example, WPXI uses Flagship as its main theme, but uses cuts from News Now for stingers and franchise opens, and a cut from New Millennium for its breaking news opens and stings. Until January 2006, WTVJ used News Now as its primary theme, but used Flagship for its morning newscast, and New Millennium and Speed Of Life as stinger and production themes.

Stations that used or have used The NBC Collection

DMA# DMA Name Station Packages Used Years Used Other Notes
1. New York City, New Yorkmarker WNBCmarker, formerly WNBT & WRCA-TV NBC New Generation Series 4 2008-present Introduced with the move to a new studio and new graphics on WNBC
2. Los Angeles, Californiamarker KNBC-TVmarker, formerly KRCA Premier 1998-2000 First station to commission package, 4th package in collection; based on Michael Boyd Music's KNBC News package from 1994-1998
4. Philadelphia, Pennsylvaniamarker WCAUmarker NBC New Generation Series 3 2008-present Introduced with a new HD studio and graphics. Uses a sped up News Now to close its newscasts, also uses customized version for opens
5. Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas KXASmarker NBC New Generation Series 3 2008-present Commissioned after adopting brand new NBC Artworks graphics
8. Atlanta, Georgiamarker WXIA-TVmarker, formerly WQXI Speed of Life 1995-1999 First station to commission package, first package in the collection
9. Washington, D.C.marker WRC-TVmarker, formerly WNBW Flagship 2008-present Commissioned with Working For You signature from its previous package commissioned by 615 Music
NBC New Generation Series 2 2008-present Commissioned with Working For You signature from its previous package commissioned by 615 Music
13. Phoenix, Arizonamarker KPNX-TVmarker, formerly KTAR New Millennium 1998-2000 Commissioned new series of themes
Speed Of Life 2003 & 2004 Commissioned with customized signature
News Now 2003 & 2004 Commissioned with customized signature
Flagship 2005-2006
16. Miami, Floridamarker WTVJ-TVmarker News Now 1997-2006 First station to commission package, 2nd package in collection
New Millennium 2005 & 2006 Used for rejoins during 5pm newscast
Flagship 2005-2009 Commissioned new themes in 2006
Speed Of Life ? until 2006 Used for ?
NBC New Generation Series 4 2009-present Commissioned when they debuted new graphics from NBC Artworks
19. Orlando, Floridamarker WESH-TVmarker News Now 2005-present
Flagship 2006-present
New Generation 2007-present Introduced with launch of HD newscasts on WESH
21. St. Louis, Missourimarker KSDK-TVmarker, formerly KSD New Millennium 1997-2006 First station to commission package, 3rd package in collection
Flagship 2006-2008 Commissioned after starting high definition broadcasts
22. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvaniamarker WPXI-TVmarker, formerly WIIC Flagship 2004-2007 First station to commission package, 5th package in collection
28. San Diego, Californiamarker KNSDmarker, formerly KCST New Generation 2 2008-present
29. Raleighmarker, North Carolinamarker WNCN-TVmarker, formerly WYED News Now 2004 & 2005
Flagship 2005-2006
New Generation Series 1 2005-2007 1st station to commission package, 6th package in collection
30. Hartford, Connecticutmarker WVITmarker, formerly WHNB Flagship 2005-2008
New Generation Series 1 2005-2008
Speed of Life 2005-2008
New Generation Series 3 2008-present First station to commission package
34. Cincinnati, Ohiomarker WLWT-TVmarker Flagship 2006-present
37. San Antonio, Texasmarker WOAI-TVmarker, formerly KMOL New Millennium 1998-1999 Commissioned alongside Image News
38. West Palm Beach, Floridamarker WPTV-TVmarker, formerly WJNO Flagship 2005-2007
NBC New Generation Series 2 2007-2008 1st station to commission package after starting HD broadcasts, 7th package in collection
NBC New Generation Series 3 2008-present
44. Memphis, Tennesseemarker WMC-TVmarker, formerly WMCT News Now 2002-2007
NBC New Generation Series 1 2007-present Commissioned after starting high definition broadcasts
43. Las Vegas, Nevadamarker KVBC-TVmarker, formerly KORK New Millennium 1999-present
KVMY-TVmarker, formerly KVWB New Millennium 2006-present 10pm newscast produced by KVBC
48. Louisville, Kentuckymarker WAVE-TVmarker New Millennium 2000-2003
Flagship 2006-present
51. Providence, Rhode Islandmarker WJAR-TVmarker News Now 2005-2006
52. Jacksonville, Floridamarker WJXX-TVmarker Speed Of Life 2000 Simulcast with WTLVmarker
WTLV-TVmarker Speed Of Life 1996-2000 Simulcast with WJXXmarker
53. Scranton, Pennsylvaniamarker WBRE-TVmarker Flagship 2004-2008
Speed Of Life 2004-2008 Opening theme used on 11pm newscast
Premier 2006 Commissioned during Winter Olympics
57. Little Rock, Arkansasmarker KARKmarker New Generation Series 1 2007-present Commissioned Series 1 & 2 with the U-Phonix musical logo
60. Richmond, Virginiamarker WWBT-TVmarker, formerly WRVA News Now 1999-present
61. Mobile, Alabamamarker WPMI-TVmarker Flagship 2005-present
62. Tulsa, Oklahomamarker KJRH-TVmarker Flagship 2006-present
65. Flint, Michiganmarker WEYI-TVmarker, formerly WKNX News Now 1998-2002
67. Wichita, Kansasmarker KSNW-TVmarker, formerly KARD News Now 2002-2005
70. Tucson, Arizonamarker KVOA-TVmarker New Millennium 2007-present
Flagship 2007-present Used on 10pm newscasts
71. Toledo, Ohiomarker WNWO-TVmarker, formerly WDHO News Now 1997-2004
Flagship 2004-present
72. Honolulu, Hawaiimarker KHNL-TVmarker News Now 2000-2007
NBC New Generation Series 1 2007-present
76. Syracuse, New Yorkmarker WSTM-TVmarker, formerly WSYR News Now 1999-present
New Millennium 2002-present
Flagship 2005-present
78. Spokane, Washingtonmarker KHQ-TVmarker News Now 2002-present
New Millennium 2005-present
86. Chattanooga, Tennesseemarker WRCB-TVmarker, formerly WRGP News Now 1999-2006
87. South Bend, Indianamarker WNDU-TVmarker News Now 2005
Flagship 2005-present
89. Cedar Rapids, Iowamarker KWWL-TVmarker New Millennium 2004-present Currently used for morning & noon newscasts along with promos & topicals
Premier 2004-present Was used for evening newscasts, now used for "Sports Plus"
Flagship 2004-present Currently used for 5pm, 6pm & 10pm newscasts
97. Savannah, Georgiamarker WSAV-TVmarker Premier 2004-2006
99. El Paso, Texasmarker KTSM-TVmarker New Millennium 2005-present
Flagship 2005-present
New Generation Series 1 2007-present
101. Evansville, Indianamarker WFIE-TVmarker Flagship 2006-present First theme change since using 615 Music's News One in 1994
102. Fort Smith, Arkansasmarker KFTA-TVmarker, formerly KFAA News Now 2000-2004
Fayetteville, Arkansasmarker KFTA-TVmarker, formerly KPOM News Now 2000-2004
106. Fort Wayne, Indianamarker WISE-TVmarker, formerly WKJG News Now 2003 & 2004 Jointly operated with WPTAmarker
111. Tyler, Texasmarker KETK-TVmarker, formerly KTRGmarker News Now 2004-2006
Premier 2004-2006 Used closing themes
Flagship 2005-2006
112. Reno, Nevadamarker KRNV-TVmarker Speed Of Life 2004 & 2005
New Millennium 2005-present
Flagship 2007-present Commissioned after starting HD broadcasts
113. Traverse City, Michiganmarker WPBN-TVmarker News Now 1999-2006
Flagship 2006-present
Cheboygan, Michiganmarker WTOM-TVmarker News Now 1999-2006
Flagship 2006-present
114. Sioux Falls, South Dakotamarker KDLT-TVmarker, formerly KXON Flagship 2004-present
126. Yakima, Washingtonmarker KNDO-TVmarker New Millenium 2008-present
KNDU-TVmarker New Millenium 2008-present
138. Jefferson City, Missourimarker KOMU-TVmarker News Now 2003-2009 Only NBC station owned by a college
139. Wilmington, North Carolinamarker WECT-TVmarker, formerly WMFD Flagship 2005-2008
NBC New Generation Series 2 2008-present Commissioned after starting high definition broadcasts
140. Beaumont, Texasmarker KBTV-TVmarker, formerly KJAC New Millennium 2002-2005
143. Sioux City, Iowamarker KTIV-TVmarker News Now 2001-present
147. Albany, Georgiamarker WALB-TVmarker New Millennium Date unknown-present
150. Terre Haute, Indianamarker WFXW-TVmarker, formerly WBAK New Millennium 2004 & 2005 First package commissioned when WBAK started 10pm newscasts, produced by WTWOmarker
Premier 2006-2007
WTWO-TVmarker News Now 2003-2005
New Millennium 2005-2007 Commissioned during 40th anniversary celebration
Flagship 2005-2007
Premier 2006-2007 Commissioned after logo change
NBC New Generation Series 1 2007
157. Panama City, Floridamarker WJHG-TVmarker, formerly WJDM Flagship 2005-present
NBC New Generation Series 3 2009-present
163. Pocatello, Idahomarker KPVI-TVmarker, formerly KTLE New Millennium 2004-present
166. Utica, New Yorkmarker WFXV-TVmarker, formerly WTVU Premier 2002-2004
WKTV-TVmarker Premier 1998-2005
Flagship 2005-present
165. Laurel, Mississippimarker WDAM-TVmarker News Now 2000-present
170. Yuma, Arizonamarker KYMA-TVmarker New Millennium 1999-present
News Now 1999-present
173. Elmira, New Yorkmarker WETM-TVmarker, formerly WSYE News Now 2005-present
177. Rapid City, South Dakotamarker KNBN-TVmarker News Now 2003-present
182. Charlottesville, Virginiamarker WVIR-TVmarker New Millennium 1999-present
186. Grand Junction, Coloradomarker KKCOmarker Speed Of Life ????-present
191. Great Falls, Montanamarker KBGF-LPmarker News Now 2005-present Commissioned after affiliation switch from Fox
197. Casper, Wyomingmarker KCWY-TVmarker New Millennium 2004-present


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