So now that the Texas Rangers have a hitter (Adrian Beltre) and a pitcher (Brandon Webb), they've got one more important hole to fill this off-season: Television play-by-play voice. Remember just before Game 5 of the ALDS, the Rangers announced they weren't bringing back nine-year veter ... More >>
Terri Chappell's got herself a new boss. Broadcasting & Cable this morning takes note of big news on the local newscast scene: WFAA-TV's news director, David Duitch, is exiting the Belo building and heading over to ... KDAF-TV, where he'll be the news director for the CW's local affiliate on Channel ... More >>
He's Osgood as he wants to be
The 67th Annual Peabody Awards were announced by the University of Georgia's Grady College of Journalism, and, today at least, WFAA-Channel 8 has something in common with 30 Rock, The Colbert Report and Project Runway. From the media release: In a strong year for local television news, Dallas' WFAA- ... More >>
Jim Willett oversaw 89 executions. Now, amidst dozens of DNA exonerations, he wonders whether it was right.
Well, you can't say you didn't see it coming. Exactly four months after Citigroup analyst Eileen Furukawa upgraded Belo Corp.'s stock from "hold" to "buy" based on the value of company's TV properties alone, The Dallas Morning News and WFAA-TV's parent company announced, yup, it's separating its new ... More >>
Late-breaking news about, um, late-breaking news: KTVT-Channel 11 and KTXA-Channel 21 just announced that news director Regent Ducas is out and Scott Diener is in -- immediately. Diener's been with the CBS affiliate, and its UHF counterpart, since June 2006, when he arrived from a Belo-owned station ... More >>
Liz Mikel, a familiar face (and voice) on Dallas stages, will continue her run on NBC, thanks to last week's good-news announcement. The news late last week that Friday Night Lights will be back for a sophomore season on NBC was no surprise to Dallas-based actress Liz Mikel. She had faith all along. ... More >>
Keller cheerleaders add a topping from the bottom
Ohmigod! Five seasons in, South Park's the funniest show on TV.
An appeals court says Robert Riggs and Belo were the bad guys, not Dan Peavy
Channel 5's Marty Griggin and Channel 8's Robert Riggs race for ratings as their stations struggle for dominance of local television news