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Beautiful Music Radio

Beautiful music stations were a staple of radio programming for many years until other formats took hold such as Top 40 and all-news. Artists included Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Rosemary Clooney, Johnny Mathis and more.

01/29/2014

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The 1960s Spy Shows

This afternoon one of our employees reminded me of the character Emma Peel from the 1960’s TV series ‘The Avengers’. Now I won’t reveal details of what triggered that but let’s just say that it gave me an idea for this week’s blog.

01/22/2014

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Remembering Russell Johnson & Dave Madden

We lost two character actors this week, one of them you can see on MeTV, KTXA-DT 21.2.

01/18/2014

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More Information About MeTV

There are some updates about the newly launched MeTV. Three programs that were being covered up, including “Perry Mason,” are now available and being shown!

01/08/2014

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Why Advertising On Radio & TV Works

Without advertising, viewers would not be able to see such outstanding programming such as “NCIS,” “Wheel of Fortune” and NFL football, just to name a few.

12/11/2013

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Giving A Whole Lotta Thanks

I wish each and every one of you a very Happy Thanksgiving. There is a whole that I am thankful for this year, so here is just a partial list, in no particular order.

11/27/2013

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The Power Of The Media

44 years ago today, Vice President Spiro T. Agnew delivered a speech in Des Moines IA that would later come back to haunt him.

11/13/2013

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The Foote Files: Clunk Emails

I’m getting ready to take a few days off from work to celebrate my 27th wedding anniversary but, before I do, I wanted to write this week’s blog called “Clunk Emails.”

10/15/2013

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Remembering “The Match Game”

One of the best game shows in the history of television, “The Match Game” premiered 51 years ago on NBC during daytime from 1962-1969, and then on CBS from 1973-1979.

10/08/2013

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Got HDTV? Now, Get HD Radio!

I am a happy guy. A real happy guy. Because my wife and older son recently bought me a new radio for my car… an HD Radio, along with all the other whistles and bells.

CBS 11–09/18/2013

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Fall Means New Syndicated Shows!

One fascinating aspect of my job is acquiring and scheduling new programming. Here’s a preview of the new syndicated programs on CBS 11 and TXA 21 for fall 2013.

09/11/2013

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Congratulations, CBS Evening News!

One of the most prestigious and iconic TV network evening newscasts in America is the CBS Evening News. And half of the show’s anchors have had ties to Texas.

CBS 11–09/04/2013

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