The Foote Files
This week, I want to take a moment to congratulate our high school and college graduates on a job well done.
This coming Monday, May 25, the national digital network Decades officially premieres on KTVT 11.2 at 6 a.m. local time! More details here!
When it comes to radio programming, there are music formats within the main music formats. Within country music, a station can drill down and program a variety of genres.
Fifty years this month, May 5, 1965, Boss Radio 93 KHJ in Los Angeles hard launched its Top 40 format on the 930 AM frequency.
We are looking back 50 years ago and counting down the 10 most popular songs of 1965, as determined by Billboard. These are the songs you heard on great radio stations.
George Burns and Gracie Allen were one of the top comedic duos in the country when they started in vaudeville. When vaudeville died, they moved to motion pictures.
A 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.
The beginnings of prime time go back to the days of network radio. Essentially, it refers to that time of day that has the highest available audience for viewing or listening.
I love KVIL, ever since I did that 2-hour Sunday night show in October 1968 at age 14 just before Ron Chapman took over the mornings and put this station on the national stage ever since.
I loved the ’80s. Great times, the decade in which I got married, and the one that got my TV career started. But it was also the decade of some of the best music ever recoreded.
On March 3, WCBS-FM in New York City celebrated the first anniversary of The Big Show With Scott Shannon, which airs weekday mornings. Shannon has been a favorite for years.
March 31 is the 330th anniversary of the birth of German composer Johann Sebastian Bach. If you enjoy classical music like I do, Bach is probably one of your favorites.