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.

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

Ken Foote’s Summer Songs: “Good Time”

This is a good summer song that gets you going!

08/16/2017

Ken Foote’s Summer Songs: Summer In The City

“Summer In The City,” written by John Sebastian, Mark Sebastian, and Steve Boone, was released July 4, 1966 on the Kama Sutra record label.

08/08/2017

Ken Foote’s Summer Songs: “Hot Summer Nights”

The song “Hot Summer Nights,” written by Walter Egan, hit the Billboard charts in the summer of 1979 and finished at No. 18.

07/25/2017

Foote Files Follow Up: “Little Latin Lupe Lu”

“Little Latin Lupe Lu” was a great Top 40 song from the ’60s, but Chrissie Hynde and the Pretenders did a rock version of the song in the 1980s for a great cause.

07/18/2017

Happy 45th Birthday, CBS-FM!

This month in 1972, WCBS-FM in New York City became the place for New York’s Greatest Hits.

07/12/2017

Ken Foote’s Summer Songs: “I Wanna Be A Cowboy”

“I Wanna Be a Cowboy” was an international hit in 1986. In the United States, it peaked at No. 12 on the Billboard Hot 100.

07/11/2017

Remembering Will Wright

Wright was born in San Francisco in 1894. He worked as a newspaper reporter before he went into show business. He was truly a star of stage, screen, radio and television.

07/07/2017

Ken Foote’s Summer Songs: “America” From Neil Diamond

For the 241st birthday of our great country, this song written and performed by Neil Diamond was a top 10 Billboard hit in the spring and summer of 1981.

07/04/2017

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