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KPIX to Launch ’30 Minutes Bay Area’

Nov 10, 2004  •  Post A Comment

On Sunday Nov. 14, San Francisco’s KPIX-TV plans to launch a localized version of CBS’s “60 Minutes.” The Viacom-owned CBS station will premiere the first installment of “30 Minutes Bay Area,” which will air quarterly as a lead-in to “60 Minutes.”

The three stories in the premiere episode include an examination of Ford Motor Company’s promises about environmental responsibility and its program with the city of San Francisco; a look at Isolagen, a tissue-engineering drug that uses owns one skin cells to grow body parts or repair injuries; and a profile of HRJ Capital, one of the fastest growing investment companies in Silicon Valley that’s run by former San Francisco 49ers.

“60 Minutes” creator Don Hewitt is the consulting executive producer.