Monday, November 22, 2010

Former KPRC weather guy's new gig, Dallas radio moves, Babe Laufenberg and more

Cumulus Media to move four radio stations, including 'The Ticket,' to Dallas' Victory Park
Four Dallas radio stations – "The Ticket" KTCK-AM (1310), "The Wolf" KPLX-FM (99.5), KLIF-AM Talk Radio (570) and I93-FM Today's Hit Music (93.3) – are moving to Victory Park.

Former KPRC 2 weather dude gets Chicago gig
Fox-owned WFLD-Ch. 32 has signed weathercaster Bill Bellis of Phoenix's KNXV-TV.

Fox News Commentators Caught On Camera Mocking Sarah Palin's Show (VIDEO)
It was more than a bit surprising when off-air video leaked on Thursday of a Fox panel mocking Palin's new reality television show.

Behind the scenes with A Prairie Home Companion as it gets Texas cozy
Garrison Keillor didn't just use the Wortham Theater Center as a stage for a live broadcast of A Prairie Home Companion Saturday evening. True to form, Keillor made Texas part of the show.

KUHF celebrates 60 years
For 60 years, KUHF has been transmitting quality programming through the airwaves from UH as one of the oldest continuously-operated stations in the city.

CBS 11 KTVT anchor makes dubious list
A new list of the NFL's all-time 100 worst players is at first gentle to CBS11 KTVT sports anchor Babe Laufenberg, former backup quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys, San Diego Chargers and New Orleans Saints.

"Did Hansen finally get suspended?"
"The answer tonight, at 10." The same tease popped up later during respites from the night's other ABC programming.

WFAA8's David Schechter is looking more and more like North Texas' best TV storyteller
Dallas-based WFAA8 reporter David Schechter is a Clark Kent-ish looking guy who oftentimes has super powers when it comes to telling a good story.

TVNewser Gets a Younger — or is it Older? — Sibling
WebMediaBrands, the company that owns, is acquiring from Vault, Inc.

San Antonio has a classic rock battle
Cox Radio's latest format adjustment at Terrell Hills-licensed 106.7 is a more-music attack on Clear Channel's KZEP (104.5), using the positioner "San Antonio's most commercial-free classic rock."

Where's the Map? Take a look at CultureMap's new look
Getting rid of the big map was a good idea.

Comedian/Actor Russell Brand joins Sirius XM
Sirius XM will be the home for the uncensored version of the Russell Brand Show for 10 weeks, carried on the Raw Dog Comedy channel (SIRIUS Channel 104/XM Channel 150).

Former ‘GMA,’ and ‘Early Show’ EP Shelley Ross Reviews ‘Morning Glory’
She would really know if the movie is legit.

- PIC: Former Fox 26 KRIV anchor Sibilia Vargas on KCBS 2 news
- Jerome Gray leaves KPRC 2; possible replacement
- KHOU 11 goes hyperlocal across the Houston area
- Former Univision KXLN 45 news director Deanna Landron-Reyes lands new gig
- KTRK 13's 6pm news long credits from 10/27/1989
- Hudson and Harrigan replaced by Corey Foley and Greg Thunder on 100.3 KILT
- 89.3 KSBJ launches NGEN radio on HD
- Fake KPRC 2 Twitter account takes Houston news to the extreme

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