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

Fox 7 anchor donating kidney to her mother

10:53 am Nov. 17, 2015

This holiday season, Rebecca Thomas is giving the gift of life.

Thomas, who co-anchors the 5 p.m., 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. newscasts on Fox-owned KTBC-TV alongside Mike Warren, will donate one of her kidneys to

Austin viewers get 2 new over-the-air TV networks

1:50 pm Nov. 16, 2015

Two more over-the-air TV channels are on their way to Central Texas.

Media General, owner of CW affiliate KNVA and MyNetworkTV affiliate KBVO, has signed deals to carry the Grit and Laff networks.

Grit, which targets

Host Kevin Connor takes on bigger role at Sun Radio

3:20 pm Nov. 12, 2015

Well-known Austin broadcaster Kevin Connor is the new program director at Sun Radio.

In his new role, he’ll help shape the station behind the scenes, in addition to being heard on air weekdays from 7 to

New broadcast TV network hits Austin’s airwaves

3:25 pm Nov. 10, 2015

ION, a national TV network, now has a home in Austin.

Local NBC affiliate KXAN has picked up ION, placing it on digital subchannel 36.3.

The network primarily airs reruns of popular primetime shows, such as “Law