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Thursday, April 28, 2011

WFAA's Ron Corning, KENS Buffolino, Jersey Shore Austin and more

WFAA New 8 Daybreak anchor Ron Corning answers viewer question
- WFAA8 welcomes another early morning male -- and Ron Corning just might deliver

Buffolino absence is still a mystery
Where in the world is KENS anchor Vicki Buffolino?

Review: Charlie Sheen finds his audience in Houston
Charlie Sheen’s Violent Torpedo of Truth Tour got back on track Tuesday night at the Verizon Wireless Theater in Houston.
- Charlie Sheen's "Violent Torpedo of Truth Tour" at Verizon Wireless Theater
- Charlie Sheen Becomes Honorary Coog, Doesn't Enter Creative Writing Program

Milo Hamilton and the War on Lance Berkman
The Houston Press' John Royal chronicles Milo Hamilton's rant against Lance Berkman on the radio with 790s Matt Jackson and Adam Wexler.

Keith back at KABB; Chancellor takes Judson job
Former KABB anchorman James Keith returns to his old San Antonio TV station as assistant news director.

'Jersey Shore’ producer casts new reality show in Austin
“The objective of this is to — you know, similar to ‘Jersey Shore,’ how we looked at the East Coast, the younger generation and how they spend their summers, it’s going to be a similar thing for the kids of the south,” producer Scott Jeffress told Austin360.

As Lone Sports Anchor Departs...
Dallas’ KDAF 33 lines up MMJs to cover sports.

CultureMapAustin set to launch
Former News 8 News Director Kevin Benz now Editor-in-Chief of CultureMapAustin.
- News 8 Austin’s news director Kevin Benz is gone

Belo CEO cautious about Q2 growth
Belo CEO Dunia Shive is being conservative with growth projections due to the impact of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan on manufacturing, particularly in the auto industry.

Interview with STICK ‘EM UP director Alex Luster
KTRK 13 editor talks why he makes documentaries.

Texas listener says "radio's tornado coverage saved my life."
Tuesday was a tough one for residents in Tyler and other parts of East Texas.

Fans fight to save canceled ABC soap operas
Fans fought to save their favorite ABC soap operas Tuesday. A small group of protesters picketed outside the KVUE studios in Austin.

Two broadcast students report on D-FW as NBC interns
Inside the walls of network TV news station NBC 5 KXAS, two UTA broadcast communication majors are interning in hopes of soon landing a job.

Hell? No, this was 1830s Houston
Video traces the rowdy years when Houston was Texas' capital.

New standard for TV broadcasting coming?
The Advanced Television Systems Committee board is expected to move forward with plans to develop a new standard for TV broadcasting in the next five to 10 years. It will enable TV stations to broadcast more programming, more reliably to more places and explore new business opportunities.

- Keith Olbermann's Show to Launch June 20
- Katie Couric: ‘I’m excited about doing something that’s a little more in my wheelhouse.’
- Katie Couric and Matt Lauer: Together Again?
- Katie Couric: I Am Leaving CBS Evening News

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