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Updates from Austin TV and radio stations – and a whole lot more.

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Extra injured on 'Revolution' set sues Austin fencing company

A woman working as an extra on a network television show that was filmed in Central Texas has filed suit against an Austin fencing company, claiming she was injured when an “extremely large gate” fell on her last year.

Jane Slater

New host joins Longhorn Network

Look for a new face to pop up Monday on the Longhorn Network. The Austin-based cable channel, which is operated by ESPN as part of a 20-year, $300 million deal with the University of Texas, has hired Jane Slater as a reporter and host of the “Longhorn Extra” program.

Austin stations score Emmy nominations

The list of nominees for this year’s Lone Star Emmy awards is out, and Austin stations fared well.

Barlata Tapas Bar

4 Austin restaurants featured on new Bravo show

Reality TV’s undying love for Austin continues, with yet another show focusing its attention on our fair city.

Marcus Eddie

Austin magician competes on Syfy show

Look for local magician Marcus Eddie at 9 p.m. Tuesday on the Syfy network's “Wizard Wars,” a magic competition.

Dinges: Austin TV stations switching up their schedules

Austin TV stations switching up their schedules

Fall’s just about here, thankfully, and that means Austin’s TV stations are shaking up their schedules.

Star UT athletes featured in new LHN ads

Some of the biggest names in University of Texas sports history are front and center in a new series of ads that debut today on the Longhorn Network.

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Austin-based LIN Media sheds stations in advance of merger

Austin-based LIN Media said Wednesday that it is a participant in a five-way swap of 10 TV stations nationwide.

Nick Spinetto

2 new reporters set to join Fox 7

Two reporters are set to join Fox-owned KTBC next week. Elizabeth Saab and Nick Spinetto will both start at Fox 7 on Aug.

KUT's John Aielli, 09.16.12

John Aielli moving to morning drive on KUTX

Austin radio station 98.9 KUTX-FM is shaking up its lineup, moving popular host John Aielli to the coveted morning drive slot starting next month.

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Gary Dinges

Gary Dinges covers bars/restaurants, movies, music, radio and TV -- plus a bunch of other fun stuff -- for the Austin American-Statesman.