Ken Foote's Radio/TV Files: Viewer Feedback In Today's WorldWhen I started in TV in 1978, most viewer feedback was either in the form of a letter or phone call to the station. There was no email back then. No social media to deal with.
Ken Foote's Radio/TV Files: The Ten Most Popular Songs Of 1976Today we are counting down the 10 most popular songs from 1976 as determined by Billboard Magazine.
Why AM Radio Is FascinatingI have written about AM radio before on this blog, as I am a child of AM's golden years. Yet, even today in 2015, I am still in awe of its capability and here's one reason why!
A CBS11/TXA21 Programming Note For Sunday, August 23rdThis Sunday, August 23rd, KTVT CBS11 will air the Dallas Cowboys @ San Francisco 49ers live at 7pm from Levi’s Stadium, preceded by Countdown To Kickoff at 6pm and the second episode of Deep Blue at 5pm.
What It Takes To Make A 30-Second CommercialA TV commercial starts with the creative department of an advertising agency. Once they get a sense of what their clients want to achieve, they map out a strategy that includes all facets: media, creative, you name it.
Success With A K: KVIL & Kannon In The MorningI love KVIL, ever since I did that 2-hour Sunday night show in October 1968 at age 14 just before Ron Chapman took over the mornings and put this station on the national stage ever since.
Remembering Owens, Gore & SimonFebruary has been an awful month for celebrity deaths. Here are three famous and successful individuals who we lost this month -- Gary Owens, Lesley Gore and Bob Simon.
Love Is On The Air!TV shows that were all love, all the time!
Ken Foote's Radio/TV Files: Get Ready For The GrammysThis Sunday, February 8, one of the biggest musical events of the year, the 57th Annual Grammy Awards, will take place and will air LIVE on the CBS Television Network
Where's My Carol Burnett?The biggest topic for the last two weeks has been about Carol Burnett & Friends on MeTV/KTXA 21.2 and why it is not being shown locally even though there are promotional spots airing. I’d like to explain.
Radio & TV Performance RoyaltiesDo you ever wonder how much money singers, songwriters, actors, actresses, writers, directors and producers make on performance royalties of their work on radio and TV?
My Top TV Game Show Hosts Of All TimeGame shows, also known in the early days of radio as quiz shows, have been a staple of network radio and television since the 1930s. And the hosts had and have talent.