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

#TBT: Austin’s news chopper war

11:06 am Jan. 8, 2015

Each Thursday, we take a look at a TV/radio story from the American-Statesman archives.

Today, we head back in time to 1999, when KEYE and KXAN had dueling news choppers.

My chopper is better than your chopper


In key demo, KXAN’s evening newscasts rank No. 1

3:51 pm Jan. 7, 2015

New demographic data shows NBC affiliate KXAN is the station of choice among evening news viewers in the age bracket advertisers covet most.

During November sweeps, KXAN ranked No. 1 among adults ages 25-54 at 5

NPR’s StoryCorps trailer makes stop in Austin

5:23 pm Jan. 6, 2015

For more than a decade, the StoryCorps team has crisscrossed the country, collecting interviews with more than 80,000 Americans in partnership with National Public Radio.

Now, they’re looking to hear from Austinites. The mobile recording studio

‘Queer As Folk’ reunion planned during ATX Television Festival

1:52 pm Jan. 6, 2015

The cast of Showtime’s “Queer As Folk” will reunite at this year’s ATX Television Festival.

The 10-year reunion, announced Tuesday, joins other previously announced programming planned for the festival’s fourth year, including a “Gilmore Girls” reunion.


KVUE dropping 24-hour weather channel

11:00 am Jan. 6, 2015

The forecast is grim for fans of KVUE’s digital weather channel.

Currently found on channel 24.3, the round-the-clock service features a mix of local and national forecasts, as well as live radar, traffic conditions and