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CBS 11 & TXA 21 Programming Note For August 29

On Saturday, August 29, CBS 11 will air the Minnesota Vikings at Dallas Cowboys game.

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A CBS11/TXA21 Programming Note For Sunday, August 23rd

This Sunday, August 23rd, KTVT CBS11 will air the Dallas Cowboys @ San Francisco 49ers live at 7pm from Levi’s Stadium, preceded by Countdown To Kickoff at 6pm and the second episode of Deep Blue at 5pm.


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A Dallas Cowboys Programming Note For Thursday, Aug. 13

For the 17th consecutive year, CBS11 will again be airing Dallas Cowboys Preseason Football. Here’s how the schedules will be impacted on CBS11 and TXA21.


Ken Foote, director of programming, CBS Television Stations in Dallas/Fort Worth (credit: Judy Serrano)

In Memory Of KVIL’s Peggy Sears

In later years, Peggy was honored by her peers as an inductee in the Texas Radio Hall Of Fame. Only a handful of radio people are bestowed this honor and she earned it!



Celebrating 20 Years Of Being CBS

Earlier this month was the 20th anniversary of the DFW market’s television network affiliation switch that affected four stations and brought CBS programming to KTVT.


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In Memoriam: Bob Morrison & Dick Wheeler

The DFW media market lost two veteran newsmen within the last two weeks, both of whom I listened to as a kid growing up in Dallas in the 60’s.


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50 Of My Favorite Summer Songs Of All Time

This week’s blog lists 50 of the greatest pop summer songs of all time, according to Ken Foote.


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The Top 10 Hits Of 1980

It’s time again to relive and countdown the 10 most popular songs in America from 1980 as determined by Billboard Magazine.


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Dan Rather: How Hurricane Coverage Paid Off

When Hurricane Carla hit the Texas Coast in September 1961, it landed with such intensity that no other hurricane to hit Texas has ever matched it. Rather saw this news event as a way to make his mark as a reporter.


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The Top 10 Songs Of 1975

We’re looking back to 1975, and the 10 most popular songs in the nation! It was quite a year. The Vietnam War ended and President Ford had only been in office for a few months.


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Fort Worth’s Own Bob Schieffer

Bob Schieffer started his career at KXOL radio in Fort Worth, but became known for his famous phone call and interview in 1963 with Lee Harvey Oswald’s mother.


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A Word To All High School & College Graduates

This week, I want to take a moment to congratulate our high school and college graduates on a job well done.