The Foote Files: The Last Lady Standing: Barbara HaleBorn in DeKalb, Illinois, Hale had planned to major in art and drawing. She began as a model for a comic strip, “Ramblin’ Bill," while working her way through the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts.
Around Town: Million Dollar Train Set DonationCan you imagine what a million dollar train set would look like. Soon you won't have imagine at all, thanks to the generosity of one Dallas family.
The Foote Files: One-Hit Wonder Wednesday: Kym Mazelle & The Rapino BrothersIn 1992, while driving around town, I was listening to a local Dallas/Fort Worth CHR (Contemporary Hit Radio) station, also known as “Top 40” or basically current hits. A song that I was not familiar with came on and I was blown away!
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The Foote Files: One-Hit Wonder Wednesday: "Dynomite"The song was inspired by a word used by actor Jimmie Walker on the CBS hit show “Good Times” which ran on the network from 1974-1979 with 133 episodes.
Meet AMP 103.7's Nathan FastDuring the week prior to the Grammys, I had the honor and privilege to meet their new morning drive personality, Nathan Fast, when he and CBS11’s Kaley O’Kelley did a week’s worth of Grammy segments on CBS11 News.
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When TV Stations Aired Local MoviesDuring the 1950s and 1960s, theatrical movies were a staple of a local television station's programming, especially on an independent station like KTVT was back then.
The Foote Files: Decades Programming Alert: Need More Mary Tyler Moore? No Problem!Starting this Saturday, February 4, at 12:00 p.m. CT through early Monday morning, February 6 at 5:30 a.m. CT, Decades (sister network to MeTV 21.2) will air 84 episodes from this Emmy Award winning series and ratings hit for CBS during the 1970’s.
TXA 21 Programming Alert: Remembering Mary Tyler MooreThis Sunday, January 29, 2017, from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, TXA 21 (along with our sub-digital channel MeTV on TXA 21.2) will air a six-episode tribute to the late Mary Tyler Moore.
One Hit Wonder Wednesday: "Lies"The 1960s was a decade of big expansion for rock music, especially with the British Invasion and the groups that came about as a result. One such group was The Knickerbockers.
Tasha's KRLD To Do List: January 19-22