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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.
"Hot Bench" Is HotI have been programming TV stations since 1983 and I have seen a lot of shows but I am liking a new first run court show Hot Bench (weekdays 3:00 pm on TXA21)
Last U.S. Open Tennis Championship On CBSSince 1968, CBS Sports has been the broadcast home for the U.S. Open. It has been the "big event" between the end of the PGA schedule and the start of the NFL season.
Best Television Medical DramasOver the last couple of months I have had some close loved ones in and out of the hospital. But now that everyone is doing better, it reminded me of the great TV medical dramas.
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