Ken Foote

Ken Foote

Ken Foote is the Director of Programming for CBS 11 and TXA 21.

Foote has been in the radio/TV business since 1978 when he joined WGHP-TV in Greensboro, North Carolina. Since 1984, he has served as the Director of Programming for five TV stations in the DFW area, and was with KTVT in the 1980’s during its “Super Ones” days as an independent.

Foote has been Director Of Programming for KTVT/KTXA since 2004, and is an avid student of radio/TV history both locally and nationally.

The Foote Files: Camila Cabello”s Havana

(CBS11) – Camila Cabello was a founding member of the pop music group Fifth Harmony, the group that brought us “Work From Home” and “Sledgehammer.” Born Karla Camila Cabello Estrabao on March 3, 1997 (same […]

11/16/2017

A Foote Files Concert Review: The Temptations

This past Sunday, my wife and I went back up to Winstar in Thackerville, OK for a matinee concert from The Temptations. And I have to tell you: this group is as great today as they were back when they got started in Detroit in 1960.

11/13/2017

The Underground Garage: The Bayonets

If you like hard-charging rock and roll with that gritty sound, then you’re going to like the sound of The Bayonets.

11/03/2017

The Foote Files: Mouse & The Traps

This underground rock group hailed from Tyler, Texas some 80 miles or so east of Dallas.

10/23/2017

The Foote Files: Pretty Ballerina By The Left Banke

The group, The Left Banke, was an early baroque rock band from the 1960’s.

10/19/2017

The Foote Files Remembers Charles McCord

Don Imus is no doubt one of the most successful American radio personalities in history, but much of his success is due to his longtime sidekick, Charles McCord.

10/17/2017

The Foote Files: Super Pop Rockers ABBA

During the 1970’s, the Swedish pop/disco group ABBA was probably one of the more commercially successful pop rock quartets.

10/04/2017

The Foote Files: Steppenwolf

One of the best hard rock/blues bands of the late 60’s and early 70’s actually got their start not in the United States… but Canada.

09/27/2017

Remembering Alvy Moore

Alvy Moore was born 1921 and served in the Marines during World War II. After the war, he started his acting career. He did some theatre before moving to television, but the role of Hank Kimball on “Green Acres” put him on the national stage.

09/22/2017

The Foote Files: Happy 50th Birthday WCBS Newsradio 880

This iconic radio station in New York has been celebrating 50 years of all-news for New York and the Tristate area.

09/12/2017

Edwin Starr With “Agent Double-O-Soul”

Written by Edwin Starr and Bill Sharpley during the James Bond movie craze of the ’60s, the song “Double-O-Soul” exemplifies the strength and beauty of Starr’s voice.

09/06/2017

Ken Foote’s Summer Songs: “Get Down, Get Down (On The Floor)”

Summer isn’t officially over until September 22, so let’s look at one more summer song. This week’s song isn’t really about summer, but was released in May 1975 and was a top 10 hit for R&B singer Joe Simon.

09/04/2017

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