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.
TV Show Theme Song Lyrics, Part 2Jack Benny was a star of vaudeville before he moved to network radio, motion pictures and later television. Benny's theme song was called "Love in Bloom," written by Leo Rubin with music by Ralph Rainger.
"The Dick Van Dyke Show" Theme... What? Lyrics?Musical themes for TV shows have been used since the early days of television, especially since TV was first viewed as "radio with pictures." One classic theme song is from "The Dick Van Dyke Show," which aired on CBS from 1961-1966.
Ken Foote's Radio/TV Files: A CBS11/TXA21 Programming Alert: March Madness Schedule Thursday Through SaturdayHope you have been enjoying the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament this month! It’s been exciting so far and I hope it continues!
Ken Foote's Radio/TV Files: CBS11/TXA21 Programming Alert: March MadnessThis Thursday, March 17th, the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship gets started on CBS and CBS11
Ken Foote's Radio/TV Files: Radio: The Theatre Of The MindThis past week while on vacation, I was watching an old episode of The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson.