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Austin firm featured on ‘Hotel Impossible’

5:02 pm May. 23, 2016

An Austin company will be featured on tonight’s “Hotel Impossible.”

In the episode, Pest Management Inc. uses its trained team of bed bug-sniffing dogs to search for pest problems at a troubled hotel.

“We are proud to be featured on ‘Hotel Impossible’ and proud of the work we do to help hospitality and other businesses thrive,” Pest Management Inc. owner Brian DiCicco said. “Pests can cause problems for every kind of

New AMC show ‘The Son’ holding Austin casting call

4:47 pm May. 19, 2016

A new AMC TV series will hold an open casting call this weekend in Austin.

“The Son,” based on a novel by Philipp Meyer, is looking for paid background extras.

Filming will begin in early June and run through September.

Producers are looking for men and women ages 18 and up, particularly folks with “Wild West” attire, “interesting” faces, facial hair, horseback-riding experience, ranching or farming experience, archery or firearms skills and law

New midday host at country station 98.1 KVET-FM

2:04 pm May. 6, 2016

One of Austin’s top-rated radio stations has tweaked its lineup.

Bob Pickett, a station veteran, has shifted to afternoon drive on 98.1 KVET-FM. He can now be heard weekdays from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Taking Pickett’s