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: Duffy

Ten years ago, Welsh singer/songwriter Duffy (born Amie Ann Duff in Gwynedd, Wales in 1984) hit the music scene with her debut album Rockferry.

01/19/2018

The Foote Files: Berlin Rocks The 80’s

If you grew up in the 80’s, you will know the band Berlin and that it has no know ties to the capital of Germany.

01/17/2018

The Foote Files: Sofi Tukker

Formed in 2014, Sophie Hawley-Weld and Tucker Halpern met in Providence, Rhode Island while attending Brown University.

01/11/2018

The Foote Files: Remembering Three From WCBS Newsradio 880

This week we celebrate the lives of three people who made WCBS Newsradio 880 in New York a legendary all-news station.

01/08/2018

The Foote Files: The Larks

This R&B vocal trio hailed from Los Angeles, with its leader, Don Julian, originally from Houston, Texas.

12/11/2017

The Foote Files: The Supremes’ First Hit

The Supremes were probably the most successful female R&B group in their day and remain so today. Over a 13 year period, the group charted 33 times on the Billboard Hot 100 with 12 of them hitting #1.

12/05/2017

The Foote Files: The Flirtations

This all-girl group got their start in the early 1960’s as a quartet but ended up as a trio for the song we are highlighting today.

11/29/2017

The Foote Files: Sweet Blindness By The Fifth Dimension

The Fifth Dimension was one of the most popular groups of the late 60’s and early 70’s, with Marilyn McCoo, Billy Davis, Jr., Florence LaRue, Lamont McLemore, and Ron Townson.

11/20/2017

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 month and day as my older brother) in Cojimar, Eastern Havana, Cuba, she and her family moved to Miami when […]

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

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