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Austin’s Mix 94.7 will start the new year with a new morning host. Pennsylvania-based Entercom Communications, the station’s owner, revealed Wednesday that Brad Booker will take over for JB Hager and Sandy McIlree, who both departed the station in recent weeks after almost 18 years on the air together.
A local family will be featured on this season of ABC’s “The Great Christmas Light Fight,” which premieres tonight.
JB Hager was already gone from 94.7 KAMX-FM. Now his former morning co-host Sandy McIlree is, too. Mix 94.7 management announced this afternoon that the station has parted ways with McIlree effective immediately. The two are among the city’s highest paid radio personalities. Hager, who had co-hosted the Mix 94.7 ...
Central Texan Michael Morton, who was accused, convicted and later exonerated of murdering his wife, Christine, is the focus of a documentary premiering tonight at 8 on CNN.
Joe Jerkins, who spent a decade leading Austin’s top-rated television station, died Tuesday after a battle with leukemia. He was 88 years old. Jerkins was president and general manager of KVUE-TV from 1979 to 1989. During that time, he also helped found Capital Area Crime Stoppers and was actively involved ...
KVUE and KXAN continue to be Austin’s top choices for TV news, according to the latest Nielsen ratings data. In the November “sweeps” race, KVUE was No. 1 among households mornings, middays and at 10 p.m., while KXAN landed in the top spot at 5 p.m. and 6 p.m.
Loriana Hernandez, a fixture at KTBC for the past seven years, will leave the station next month, she announced today. Her final day on the air will be Jan. 3.
Austin’s Channel 6, the city-run station that has been broadcasting a host of council meetings and other civic functions for three decades, is changing its name to the Austin Texas Network, or ATXN for short. In advance of the switchover, which is expected to happen early next year, Austinites are ...
JB Hager, one half of the long-running “JB and Sandy Morning Show” on 94.7 KAMX-FM, has departed the station after almost 18 years on the air.
Phil Vassar, a regular on Austin’s country radio stations, is the featured performer at this year’s Lighting of the Great Tree at the Domain.
Have you turned your radio knob to Bob lately? If so, you’re certainly not alone. The city’s No. 1-rated radio station is, once again, 103.5 KBPA-FM.
YNN is getting an extreme makeover. Next month, Time Warner Cable’s 24-hour local news channel will begin rolling out a new name and a new on-air look.
Austin TV stations are remembering the tragic death of President John F. Kennedy 50 years ago with a slew of special programming this week.
If you’re a high school sports fan, you’ll want to tune to local TV station KBVO this Friday.
KXAN didn’t have to look far to find its new evening newscaster. Investigative reporter Shannon Wolfson will co-anchor the NBC affiliate’s 5 p.m., 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. newscasts alongside Robert Hadlock beginning Dec. 2.
’Tis the season for 93.3 KGSR-FM’s annual “Broadcasts” CD. This year’s two-disc set, featuring almost 40 songs from a host of well-known musicians with local ties, will be available for $15 at stores around town starting Black Friday, Nov. 29.
We already knew reality TV casting agents love Austin. Now, apparently, so do game show producers. Central Texans have popped up on several well-known programs lately, including “Jeopardy!” and “Let’s Make a Deal.”
Next time you tune to KVUE’s weekend newscasts, you’ll spot some familiar faces in new places. Jade Mingus has shifted to the station’s weekend morning newscasts, with reporter Kris Betts taking over Mingus’ spot anchoring KVUE’s weekend evening broadcasts.
Active members of the U.S. military worldwide now have free access to the Longhorn Network. Beginning today, the network will be available at no cost on computers, smartphones and tablets to anyone connecting to LHN’s website or its mobile apps via a .mil domain.
Not in the mood to make that 90-minute drive to San Antonio to catch the Spurs in action? Well, you’re in luck. Austin MyNetwork affiliate KBVO will air 14 games this season.