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Monday, October 01, 2012

New DFW newscast, Houston sports changes and more

- Florida Reporter Doused With Water By Dem Candidate Justin Lamar
- News Van Involved in Police Chase
- Free Press TV: Inaugural Episode
- Police Chase in Hollywood, CA
- KEYE Fall Image: One of a Kind Coverage

2012 Lone Star EMMY nominees list
Here are the 2012 Lone Star EMMY nominees!

New DFW newscast
The time is nigh, but is the timing finally right for KTXD-TV's baby boomer-aimed Texas Daily?

Dallas TV drops in demos
Latest Nielsen ratings point values for D-FW show overall increase in viewers, but drops in key demos

‘TMZ Live’ Now In Dallas
KDFW Fox 4 will air 'TMZ Live' at 1pm.

Myers campaign launches 'WFAA Sucks' protest and money bomb
The John Jay Myers for US Senate campaign is targeting WFAA TV again for their refusal to include their candidate in the statewide "Belo Debate" broadcast scheduled for October 2.

Comcast SportsNet Houston launches Monday
Sports fans in Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma and New Mexico will have a new home for the most comprehensive regional sports coverage when Comcast SportsNet Houston, a partnership between the Houston Astros, Houston Rockets and the NBC Sports Group, debuts on Monday, October 1 at 5 p.m. CST.

Astros' Milo Hamilton signs off with style in final home game
Milo Hamilton's ended his career as a full-time Houston Astros broadcaster after almost six decades with seven major league clubs, including 28 years with the Astros.
- Calvin Murphy returning to Rockets’ telecasts

KFNC adds Chronicle's Solomon to midday show
Houston Chronicle columnist Jerome Solomon will return to ESPN Radio affiliate KFNC (97.5 FM) as part of a programming shuffle accompanying longtime host Carl Dukes' departure for Atlanta station WCGZ.

Minerva Perez in new movie
Latina Voices host Minerva Perez is in a new movie called In Search of the American Dream. It's a movie by former KTRK 13 intern Baldemar Rodriguez.

Z Rock 106.9 FM Returns In Web Form
The man who re-launched Rock 101 KLOL online is bringing back Z Rock 106.9 KKZR from the radio cemetery with the same treatment.

Bring Ann Curry To KPRC Local 2 News
Yep...someone really wants NBC's Ann Curry to work at KPRC 2 and started a Facebook page to make it happen.

S.A. TV giant Bill Moll retiring as KLRN chief
After three years as KLRN CEO and president, Bill Moll said he is passing the public TV “mantle of responsibility” to Executive Vice President/Station Manager Mario Vasquez. Vasquez officially starts his new duties
- KLRN: TV blackout ends

Austin couple featured on ‘The Amazing Race’
Reality TV’s love affair with the Austin area is still going strong.

London Broadcasting Signs a Definitive Agreement to Acquire Fox Affiliates in Abilene and San Angelo
London Broadcasting Company announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Texas television stations KXVA-TV, Abilene; KIDY-TV, San Angelo; KIDU-CD, Brownwood; KIDB-LD, Sweetwater; KIDV-CD, Albany; and KIDT-CD, Stamford, from Bayou City Broadcasting, LLC, a company controlled by DuJuan McCoy.

- Houston lost the space shuttle to this?
- Old cartoon explains Astrodome's 'real' origins
- TV news staffer advice and tips from a veteran
- Audingo brings voice to social media for broadcasters
- Pearland prank: The Saran Wrapped car
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