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Ken Foote

Happy Thanksgiving: What I’m Thankful For

This is one of my favorite holidays of the year. Not just because of the turkey, dressing and deserts, but for being with family and friends that we love and being thankful.

11/25/2014

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Cold Nights Mean Great AM Radio Listening!

Now most people think of AM Radio as old technology into today’s world of digital and apps . But I have been a fan of AM Radio forever.

11/11/2014

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Let Me Speak To The Manager

Remembering the old show ‘Let Me Speak To The Manager’ and trying to answer your questions.

11/06/2014

Ken Foote

Television’s Life Lessons

In about a month, I will be starting my 37th year in television. Lots of life’s little instructions are learned over that period of time, and here is a list of my favorite “life instructions.”

10/28/2014

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Defending The Fifth Estate

This week’s blog is about a pioneer of our business who fought vigorously for broadcasting’s First Amendment rights.

10/23/2014

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80 Years Of Regulating Radio & TV

I don’t typically write a blog about a topic that people may not know much about, but this year is the 80th anniversary of the passage of the Communications Act of 1934.

10/15/2014

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Remembering Rock Star Paul Revere

On my way to work this morning, Sirius XM 60’s On 6 morning man Phlash Phelps broke the news to me that legendary rockstar and keyboardist Paul Revere passed away this weekend at age 76. […]

10/06/2014

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Remembering The “I Love Lucy” Baby

Earlier this month, my assistant gave birth to a baby girl. First child. That triggered a memory of one of TV’s most successful television shows: I Love Lucy.

09/26/2014

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“Hot Bench” Is Hot

I have been programming TV stations since 1983 and I have seen a lot of shows but I am liking a new first run court show Hot Bench (weekdays 3:00 pm on TXA21)

09/16/2014

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Are You Ready For Some Football?

With the start of the NFL season, we want to remind everyone about how NFL rules affect local TV scheduling, especially a station like CBS 11 that is an AFC station in an NFC market.

09/05/2014

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Last U.S. Open Tennis Championship On CBS

Since 1968, CBS Sports has been the broadcast home for the U.S. Open. It has been the “big event” between the end of the PGA schedule and the start of the NFL season.

08/26/2014

Don Pardo arrives at the Academy Of Televison Arts & Sciences' 19th Annual Hall Of Fame Induction at the Beverly Hills Hotel on January 20, 2010 in Beverly Hills, California. (credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

The Announcer’s Announcer: Don Pardo

Don Pardo was an announcer’s announcer. He was the model that all announcers aspired to be. He passed away this past Monday at age 96. What a life and career he had.

08/19/2014