Ken Foote

Ken Foote

Radio Music Director For A Day

I love radio. So, if I could be a radio music director for one day, and could schedule music on a greatest hits station like KLUV-FM, here is my list of what I would play.

07/02/2014

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My Top 10 Radio Disc Jockeys Of All Time

This one is about my personal vote for 10 of the best radio disc jockeys over a 40-50 year period. Certainly it is not all inclusive and doesn’t list all of my favorites

06/30/2014

Old TV Ken Foote Radio TV Files

Character Actor Ronnie Schell

Ronnie Schell was one of those entertainers who had multiple skills. He had intended to be a professional baseball player before starting his career as a comedian.

06/22/2014

Untouched House Belonging To Indian Aristocrats Is Sold

Speak Your Mind To CBS 11 & TXA 21

Two big subject areas concerned viewers this week. Some people could not see the graphics on the Rangers broadcasts, and many emails asked about the CBS 11 News talent.

04/29/2014

American actor Neil Hamilton (1899-1984) as he appears in the silent film version of 'The Great Gatsby', based on the novel by F Scott Fitzgerald.. (Photo by General Photographic Agency/Getty Images)

Character Actor Of The Month: Neil Hamilton

This month’s character is Neil Hamilton, a handsome actor with a distinctive voice you may remember best as Commissioner Gordon of the Gotham City Police Department.

04/22/2014

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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

MeTV-75

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

Nixon And Agnew Wave On Campaign, c. 1968.

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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