David Rancken

111 David Rancken David Rancken is a morning personality on 98.7 KLUV with Jody Dean and a midday anchor at 1080 KRLD-AM.  He has been in broadcasting for more than 25 years, starting his career as the nightly news anchorman for a small TV station in Houston. Recalling those early days, David said, “We had five people in the newsroom and had a lot of area to cover. I anchored, wrote and shot a lot of the news stories myself.”

He went on to work drive times at radio stations KLTR-FM and KODA-FM in Houston.  David doubled up as a reporter/senior producer for KNWS-TV and worked overnights. “I learned how to get by on five hours of sleep a day with that schedule.”

David has won numerous broadcast awards from the Associated Press, the Texas Association of Broadcasters, as well as the Dallas and Houston Press Clubs. His public affairs shows have been recognized for their excellence by the American Cancer Society, Women in Communications, the Mental Health Association and the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

In addition to David’s duties at CBS, he also travels the country to serve as emcee for several professional tennis tournaments on the men’s and women’s tours; including the Chris Evert Pro-Celebrity, the Advanta Championships and the U.S. Master’s Cup Tennis Championships.  He also has emceed Elton John’s annual All Star Smash Hits charity tennis event.

Singer Justin Bieber performs onstage during 102.7 KIIS FM's 2015 Wango Tango at StubHub Center on May 9, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images For 102.7 KIIS FM's Wango Tango)

Carpool Karaoke With Justin Bieber

James Corden and Justin Bieber travel through the streets of Los Angeles singing some of Bieber’s classic songs. Then Corden challenges Bieber to finish a Rubik’s Cube in under two minutes.

05/22/2015

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Anna Kendrick Becomes ‘Indianna Jones’ For Red Nose Day

Hollywood has decided to recreate “Ghostbusters” with an all-female cast, but why stop there? In honor of Red Nose Day, Anna Kendrick reprises the role of another classic hero — “Indianna Jones.”

05/20/2015

Orlando, Florida

Recycling Classic Animation Scenes

Did you ever notice the similar dancing styles of Cinderella and Belle? It’s not a coincidence. This compilation video shows highlights of some classic Disney scenes, and also suggest that the footage was reused.

05/19/2015

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Taylor Swift Releases Star-Studded ‘Bad Blood’ Video

After weeks of teasers and hype, Taylor Swift released her much anticipated “Bad Blood” music video at Sunday’s Billboard Music Awards.

05/18/2015

Anti-Valentine's Day

If Everything Was Bundled Like Cable

How many channels are there in your cable package that you’ve never watched? This video explores a life in which everything is bundled like cable television.

05/15/2015

Photo Credit: Melissa Benoist stars as SUPERGIRL, on Mondays (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) starting in November 2015, on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Bonnie Osborne/Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc ©2015 WBEI. All rights reserved.

A First Look At ‘Supergirl’

CBS is getting into the superhero game.In the latest drama from DC Comics, Superman’s cousin, Kara Zor-El, embraces her role as Supergirl.

05/14/2015

HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 11:  Constantine arrives for the premiere of Disney's "Muppets Most Wanted" at the El Capitan Theatre on March 11, 2014 in Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Primetime With ‘The Muppets’

Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, and Fozzie Bear! The Muppets are coming to primetime. Here’s a sneak peak at the newest TV series.

05/13/2015

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15 Types Of Car Radio Singers

Chances are, you enjoy singing in your car. But what type of singer are you? This video breaks down the 15 different types of car radio singers.

05/12/2015

Apple Unveils iPhone 6

Elders React To Apple Watch

We already know how young kids react to the Apple Watch, but what about older adults? Will they know what it is — or possibly even how to use it?

05/11/2015

Apple Unveils iPhone 6

Kids React To Apple Watch

Instead of reacting to old technology, a group of kids is asked to interact with an Apple Watch. Will they have any clue how to use it? Do they even know what it is?

05/08/2015

Actor Will Ferrell arrives at the premiere of Pantelion Films' 'Casa De Mi Padre' on March 14, 2012. (credit: Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Ferrell Makes Surprise Letterman Appearance

Will Ferrell crashed the “Late Show With David Letterman” this week — in character. Ferrell brought back one of his most memorable characters, former Chicago Cubs play-by-play man Harry Caray.

05/07/2015

DFW Restaurant Week Stephan Pyle

If Waiters Were Honest

Waiters always great you with a warm smile and pleasant greeting. But is that real emotion? What if waiters were honest with you when you came into the restaurant?

05/06/2015

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