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: Traveling With The Ricardos & The Mertzes

Wouldn’t you have loved to have been a friend of Ricky and Lucy Ricardo AND Fred and Ethel Mertz? I would!!!


The Foote Files: Remembering Merv Griffin

(CBS11) – It is rare in the media/entertainment industry for people to be gifted, not only with excellent acting and performing skills, but also with a sharp business mind and acumen. Those two characteristics typically do not go together often. But Merv Griffin had it. Born in San Mateo CA on July 6, 1925, Griffin […]


The Foote Files: Fifth Harmony Takes A Break

On March 19, 2018, the group announced that they would go on “hiatus” as a group so that each person could purse some solo projects.


The Foote Files: Happy 80th Birthday CBS World News Roundup

The Roundup, as it is oftentimes referred to, is an extended network radio news “hourly.” It is a 10-minute newscast that airs every morning over many CBS Radio affiliates at 8am ET.


The Foote Files: Dua Lipa

It’s not every day we find out that we share a birthday with a famous personality.


The Foote Files: Bebe Rexha

Bebe Rexha is a successful American pop singer/songwriter in the pop/R&B/dance/electronica genres of music.


Happy Valentine’s Day From Jack Benny

Valentine’s Day is one of my favorite days of the year! So, being the old soul that I am, the late comedian Jack Benny came to mind.


The Foote Files: (Meet Me In) The Middle

On CHR (Contemporary Hit Radio) radio stations around the country, one of the best songs on their playlist now is “The Middle” released on January 23, 2018.


The Foote Files: Remembering Mary Jane Croft

In “I Love Lucy,” she played two roles: one was a passenger on a plane from Europe to New York, sitting next to Lucy, who pretends to have a baby but instead it is a big hunk of cheese!


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.


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.


The Foote Files: Sofi Tukker

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