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

JB and Sandy’s Bikes for Kids campaign returns

7:26 pm Nov. 30, 2014

Hundreds of Central Texas children will get brand-new bicycles this Christmas thanks to longtime Austin radio hosts JB Hager and Sandy McIlree.

The morning duo, who joined 105.3 Fringe FM this spring after spending almost two

Grande now offering 1-gigabit Internet in West Campus

4:49 pm Nov. 19, 2014

Grande Communications has expanded its super-fast, 1-gigabit Internet service to the West Campus area, the San Marcos-based company said Wednesday.

Customers in parts of West Austin and Buda got Power 1000 1-gigabit service earlier this year.


TWC News to host Austin mayoral debate Wednesday

3:54 pm Nov. 18, 2014

Time Warner Cable News will host a debate Wednesday featuring Steve Adler and Mike Martinez, the two candidates in Austin’s mayoral runoff.

The hour-long debate will air at 6 p.m., with Time Warner Cable News anchor

The Justice Network to air in Austin

11:05 am Nov. 18, 2014

A new crime-focused TV network will sign on this January in cities across the country, including Austin.

The Justice Network will air as a digital subchannel on Gannett-owned stations nationwide, including KVUE.

Programming on the Justice Network

High school football playoffs to air on KBVO

3:11 pm Nov. 14, 2014

Austin TV station KBVO will air the first of several high school football playoff games tonight.

The MyNetworkTV affiliate will broadcast the Cedar Ridge-Bowie matchup at 7:30 p.m., with KXAN sports director Roger Wallace handling play-by-play

KVRX celebrates 20 years on FM dial with a concert

12:31 pm Nov. 12, 2014

“None of the hits, all of the time.”

That doesn’t sound like a winning radio slogan, but it’s worked just fine for student-run 91.7 KVRX-FM for the past two decades.

The station is celebrating its 20th birthday