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

Austin TV ratings: KXAN grabs February gold

2:23 pm Mar. 9, 2018

Powered by the Super Bowl and the Winter Olympics, Austin NBC affiliate KXAN took home the ratings gold in February, airing the city’s most-watched newscasts in most time periods.

The station’s 6 a.m. newscast, for example,

SNEAK PEEK: Check out the H-E-B Super Bowl ad

4:52 pm Jan. 29, 2018

The Super Bowl is just around the corner – and H-E-B is ready with its annual “big game” TV ad.

This year’s 60-second spot, set to air this Sunday between the third and fourth quarters in

KVUE debuts new set

2:44 pm Jan. 22, 2018

KVUE took the wraps off its new set Sunday night.

The set, from Jack Morton Worldwide, replaces one that first debuted in 2001 and underwent a refresh in 2008.

Jack Morton Worldwide has designed similar sets for

Lead investigative reporter Brian Collister departs KXAN

3:31 pm Jan. 12, 2018

Brian Collister, KXAN’s lead investigative reporter, has departed the station.

In an interview with the American-Statesman, Collister, who spent nearly four years at the city’s NBC affiliate, said he’s already busy looking for his next opportunity.


KVUE adding an hour of weekend news

10:59 am Jan. 9, 2018

KVUE is adding an hour of weekend news starting this month.

Both the additions at the city’s ABC affiliate are on Saturdays.

A new 5 p.m. Saturday newscast debuts this weekend, while the station took the wraps

KUT kicks off 2018 by offering more local news

3:50 pm Jan. 8, 2018

Austin NPR affiliate 90.5 KUT-FM started off 2018 by adding more local programming to its lineup.

The station has expanded “Morning Edition,” which now ends at 10 a.m. instead of 9 a.m. Jennifer Stayton hosts the