Ken Foote's Radio/TV Files: Remembering The DNC From 1968I don’t typically cover politics for obvious reasons but this month’s conventions made me think about the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago and some of the TV history it made.
Ken Foote's Radio/TV Files: Behind The Scenes From TV's Golden YearsThis week, I was thinking about TV’s early years and the people and shows that entertained but also dealt with the business side……..with an iron hand! Here are a few examples!
Ken Foote's Radio/TV Files: Booker T. & The M.G.'sFormed in Memphis, Tennessee, the group was the house band for Stax Records. The group backed up some successful singers as Wilson Pickett and Otis Redding.
Groucho MarxJulius "Groucho" Marx was a very rare entertainer in the sense that he was able to transition from one medium of entertainment to another more successfully than most others.
Mavericks Summer League Games Are Back!Want to see the potential up-and-coming stars for the Mavericks? No problem! Just tune to TXA 21 starting this month for the 2016 Summer League Games. This year's games are being played in Orlando and Las Vegas.
Ken Foote's Radio/TV Files: The Adventures & Success Of Ozzie & HarrietOzzie and Harriet Nelson started their careers going in the 1930’s. Ozzie was a band leader (like Desi Arnaz) while Harriet was an actress and a vocalist with Ozzie’s band.
The May MailbagQuestions about weather, wardrobe and programming. We get a lot of email and letters from our television viewers, and it's time to answer some of the most popular questions.
Ken Foote's Radio/TV Files: Viewer Feedback In Today's WorldWhen I started in TV in 1978, most viewer feedback was either in the form of a letter or phone call to the station. There was no email back then. No social media to deal with.
When Rock & Roll Artists Were Film StarsBack in the 1950s and 1960s, if you were a popular recording artist with the "young people" -- like The Beatles or Elvis Presley -- you probably also had a contract with a film studio to appear in motion pictures.
The Disco Music Era Of The '70sI remember the disco era from the 1970s like it was yesterday. In looking back, very few events have had such an impact in the worlds of media, culture and lifestyle as did disco.
Ken Foote's Radio/TV Files: The Top 10 Hits Of 1981That year, President Reagan took office and later survived an assassination attempt in Washington, DC. Iran releases 52 Americans that had been held hostage since 1979. And Pac-man was the #1 video game in the country.
Mavericks Postseason Games On TXA 21The Mavericks are getting ready for the opening round of the NBA Playoffs, and those quarterfinal games between Dallas and the Thunder can been seen on TXA 21 starting Saturday night.