Monday, September 20, 2010

Fox 26 news future, Chronicle and outsider blogs, DFW radio to TV and more

Batman - The Movie [VHS]KTBC 7 classic interview with stars of 1960s Batman
Jean Boone of Austin’s KTBC television interviews Adam West, Cesar Romero and Lee Meriwether during the making of the 1966 “Batman” feature in Austin.

The way Fox 26 KRIV will cover news in the future?
Think how Fox News likes to interview reporters and pundits and not run many actual packages during the day. We see The Insite testing out the idea. I've heard other Fox stations are going in this direction.

The Houston Chronicle’s Eric Berger on newspapers and blog networks
How the newspaper has reached out to experts and others to blog.

‘Texas Monthly Talks’ ending; new show on the way
A brand new program called “Overheard with Evan Smith,” which is scheduled to premiere on Thursday, Oct. 21 (the same night that Season 2 of “The Daytripper” — formerly “The Austin Daytripper” — kicks off).
- Texas Tribune's Evan Smith calls Lt. Governor Dewhurst Snookie and more

KIII-3 Corpus Christi anchor Erik Rosales lands new gig
Erik Rosales, who until August of last year was anchoring at KIII-3 in Corpus Christi, has landed a job in California.

Houston, we have a TV problem: New series set in Bayou City being filmed in Dallas
The Bayou City is getting a lot of attention in some new network shows. "Chase" is set in Houston. "Lonestar" is set partly in Houston. But here’s the thing—those shows are being shot in Dallas.

Sig Byrd's Columns Making Their Way On To The Net
There are many Houstonians who mourn the fact that the columns Sig Byrd did for the old Houston Press are not easily available. That's changing, though.

KFOX postpones 5 p.m. newscast
KFOX-TV Channel 14's 5pm announced newscast doesn't appear on El Paso televisions.

Jay Leno's wife visits San Antonio, speaks out for silenced women
Her husband wears a talk show crown, but Mavis Leno is using her own voice to speak for silenced women.

DFW radio show going to TV
KLUV-FM's (98.7) Jody Dean and the Morning Team will be seen and heard on D-FW's TXA21

Molly Ringwald Remembers John Hughes
Every great artist has his muse: Dante had Beatrice; Man Ray had Kiki de Montparnasse; and John Hughes had Molly Ringwald, who starred in his movies “Sixteen Candles,” “The Breakfast Club” and “Pretty in Pink.”

KTEN-TV, Denison, TX is looking for a News Director
Rick Gevers has the details.

MTV Looks Beyond Jersey Shore
After a long slump, MTV is trying to build on the Jersey Shore juggernaut.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT
- 8th Annual Lone Star EMMY Awards nominations 2010
- VIDEO: Houston Texans Reliant Stadium announcer
- KTRK 13 gets Samica Knight as new reporter
- VIDEO: News anchor forgets he's not wearing pants on live TV
- Leticia Juarez KABC abc7
- Houston's 57 KAZH changing formats to English programming

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