The Foote Files: 1-Hit Wonder Wednesday: Deee-Lite!You know, I feel a little like the 2014 Becky G song, “Can’t Stop Dancing” with these recent one-hit wonder blogs on Top 40 dance groups……….but here we go again!
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.
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.
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.
The Foote Files: Who Would A Horse Talk To? Alan Young, Of Course!One of my favorite times to be a local TV programmer was my time with KXTX Channel 39 when the station owned the local syndication rights to Mister Ed: America’s Favorite Talking Horse!
The Foote Files: Two Popular Dance Songs On College Campuses... From The 60's!During the 1960’s, two songs were very popular on Top 40 Radio and college campuses: “Money (That’s What I Want)” and “C’mon And Swim.”
KLUV, The Most Listened To Radio Station In DFWI am so thrilled for our radio partners in Dallas with the success of KLUV as the most listened to station in the DFW area this summer.
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.
The 10 Most Popular Songs Of 1976We are counting down the 10 most popular songs from 1976 as determined by Billboard magazine.
Why AM Radio Is FascinatingI have written about AM radio before on this blog, as I am a child of AM's golden years. Yet, even today in 2015, I am still in awe of its capability and here's one reason why!
A CBS11/TXA21 Programming Note For Sunday, August 23rdThis 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.
What It Takes To Make A 30-Second CommercialA TV commercial starts with the creative department of an advertising agency. Once they get a sense of what their clients want to achieve, they map out a strategy that includes all facets: media, creative, you name it.