The Rock is a television news music package, composed by Stephen Arnold of Stephen Arnold Music. It was composed exclusively for NBC's local stations, whether owned and operated by NBC Universal itself or otherwise affiliated with the network.

The Rock got its name from two sources: NBC's headquarters at Rockefeller Center; and that of Ronne Rock, the general manager of KXAN in Austin, Texas, who commissioned the package.

The collection features a total of between 75 and 100 cuts of opens, closes, stingers, bumpers and promo beds.

So far, at least 9 NBC affiliates are currently using The Rock.

Stations that used or have used The RockEdit

DMA# DMA Name Station Affiliation Years Used Notes
32. Kansas City, Missouri KSHB-TV NBC 2005-2007
48. Austin, Texas KXAN NBC 2005-2007 First station to commission package
54. Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania WBRE NBC 2008-present Used when that station adopted NBC Artworks graphics and returned the Eyewitness News branding
76. Omaha, Nebraska WOWT-TV NBC 2006-2008
News on One (cable) No affiliation 2006-2008
82. Shreveport, Louisiana KTAL-TV NBC 2010-present
84. Springfield/Decatur, Illinois WAND-TV NBC 2007-present
86. Chattanooga, Tennessee WRCB-TV NBC 2006-2008
92. Colorado Springs, Colorado KOAA NBC 2009-present
95. Baton Rouge, Louisiana WVLA NBC 2010-present
109. Tyler/Longview,TX KETK NBC 2010-present
114. Augusta, Georgia WAGT NBC 2005-2009
WAGT-DT2 "The CW Augusta" The CW 2007-2008 Used to air a 10pm newscast produced by WAGT
125. Bakersfield, California KGET-TV NBC 2010-present
131. Amarillo, Texas KAMR-TV NBC 2007-present
KCPN-LP MyNetworkTV 2007-present 9pm newscasts produced by KAMR
138. Monroe, Louisiana KTVE NBC 2006-present
147. Joplin, Missouri KSNF
165. Abilene, Texas KRBC-TV NBC 2006-present
166. Missoula, Montana KECI NBC 2006-present
169. Billings, Montana KULR NBC unknown dates-2008
174. Rapid City, Iwoa KNBN-TV NBC unkown dates-present
188. Laredo, Texas KGNS-TV NBC 2006-present
190. Butte, Montanta KTVM NBC 2006-present
198. San Angelo, Texas KSAN-TV NBC 2006-present
203. Zainesville, Ohio WHIZ no network affiliation 2009-present

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