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.

Weekly One Hit Wonder: Sausalito Summernight

This week’s one hit wonder comes from a Dutch pop/rock quartet named Diesel.

05/26/2017

The Foote Files: WJM, Mary Tyler Moore & A British War Song

I never thought that a 1912 war song from Ireland could make its way into the final episode of one of the most successful network TV shows in history… but it did.

05/22/2017

The Foote Files: Remembering Ted Cassidy

Follow CBSDFW.COM: Facebook | Twitter FORT WORTH (CBS11) – For those of us who lived in the DFW area in the early 1960’s, you would remember a radio disc jockey who became a television actor and voice […]

05/19/2017

Lost Hit From The 60s: “Little Latin Lupe Lu”

Written by Bill Medley and recorded by The Righteous Brothers, the song was based on Medley’s high school relationship with a girl name Lupe Laguna.

05/18/2017

“Yessssssssss?” Remembering Frank Nelson

There are some actors whom you never forget, whether they be in a starring role or as a character actor. Character actors can make or break a TV show. And one such guy who was successful was Frank Nelson.

05/12/2017

The Foote Files: The Greatest Top 40 Instrumental Ever

If you grew up during the early years of rock and roll and listened to Top 40 radio, you more than likely heard this fabulous musician and his big hit of 1956.

05/03/2017

Union Strike Stories From The Past

You may have read that the Writers Guild of America has reached a tentative agreement with the Hollywood studios. I have two stories from the past that came about as a result of union strike.

05/02/2017

Bananarama Returns!

One of the most successful British girl groups ever in the history of pop music is reuniting this year for a first time tour: Bananarama.

04/26/2017

Weekly One Hit Wonder From The Jaynetts

The song was based off of one that young girls used to sing when they jumped rope.

04/14/2017

The Foote Files: The Rolling Stones Return To The Blues

The Rolling Stones released a new album six months ago called, “Blue & Lonesome.” This is the group’s first album in eleven years.

04/06/2017

The Foote Files: Radio Personality Of The Week: WCBS-FM’s Broadway Bill Lee

You do not have to reside in New York to be familiar with this talented radio DJ or to hear him: Broadway Bill Lee on New York’s WCBS-FM 101.1.

04/05/2017

The Foote Files: TXA21 Programming Alert: Dallas Mavericks Basketball In April

All games are preceded by a 30 minute pregame and postgame show with CBS11 sportscasters Bill Jones and Keith Russell.

03/28/2017

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