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

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Betty White is still alive

Contrary to what you might’ve seen one Austin station Tweet earlier today, I’m happy to announce that “Golden Girls” star Betty White is, in fact, still alive.

X-rated photos tweeted from Time Warner Cable News account

The Time Warner Cable News Twitter account appears to have been hacked this afternoon. A Tweet sent at 5:19 p.

Latest radio ratings: Bob-FM is No. 1

Bob’s still the guy to beat on Austin radio. We-play-anything 103.5 KBPA-FM is the city’s No. 1-rated radio station, according to the latest batch of Nielsen ratings.

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KOKE-FM launching news department

Dick Ellis More news is coming to Austin’s airwaves. The locally owned Austin Radio Network is launching a news department this week led by well-known Austin broadcaster Dick Ellis, who spent 32 years anchoring TV newscasts on ABC affiliate KVUE and Fox-owned KTBC.

Local Suddenlink customers lose Nickelodeon, MTV, other Viacom networks

Suddenlink Communications customers nationwide – including thousands in Leander, Pflugerville, Georgetown and elsewhere in Central Texas – woke up Wednesday without access to Nickelodeon, MTV and several other well-known cable networks.

‘Shipping Wars’ producer sues, says she’s owed overtime pay

For the second time in less than a month, an Austin-based company that produces reality TV shows has been hit with a lawsuit alleging unpaid wages.

TV and Radio Blog has moved!

We've moved to a new blogging platform! Past posts will remain here, but to get the latest local radio and TV updates, head to our new address: http://tvradio.

KVUE special looks at state of mental health care in Texas

KVUE investigative reporter Andy Pierrotti takes an in-depth look at the state of mental health care in Texas during a 30-minute special this weekend.

New news director set to join KEYE

A new boss will soon oversee the KEYE news team. Rob Cartwright has been hired to serve as the CBS affiliate’s news director, the station announced today.

New news director set to join KEYE

A new boss will soon oversee the KEYE news team. Rob Cartwright has been hired to serve as the CBS affiliate’s news director, the station announced today.

Gary Dinges

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