September 4, 2003

KHOU to air Super Bowl XXXVIII special

Houston, TX -- KHOU-TV, Channel 11 will broadcast a special 30-minute program titled "Countdown to Kick Off," on Wednesday, September 10, at 7:00 p.m. This primetime special will show what Houston is doing to prepare for game day.
Hosted by KHOU-TV news anchors, Greg Hurst and Lisa Foronda, "Countdown to Kick Off" will take a look at what is involved in getting the city ready for more than 100,000 visitors. In addition, the special will also examine how Super Bowl XXXVIII will impact the city's economy.

KHOU-TV is the home of Super Bowl XXXVIII and the official TV partner of Houston's Super Bowl XXXVIII Host Committee. Super Bowl XXXVIII will be played in Houston on February 1, 2004 and will be televised on KHOU-TV, Channel 11.

KHOU-TV is a subsidiary of Belo. Belo Corp. is one of the nation's largest media companies with a diversified group of market-leading television, newspaper, cable and interactive media assets. A Fortune 1000 company with approximately 7,800 employees and $1.4 billion in annual revenues, Belo operates news and information franchises in some of America's most dynamic markets and regions, including Texas, the Northwest, the Southwest, Rhode Island, and the Mid-Atlantic region. Belo owns 19 television stations (six in the top 16 markets) reaching 13.7 percent of U.S. television households; owns or operates six cable news channels; and manages one television station through a local marketing agreement. Belo publishes four daily newspapers: The Dallas Morning News, The Providence Journal, The Press-Enterprise (Riverside, CA) and the Record-Chronicle (Denton, TX). Belo Interactive's new media businesses include 34 Web sites, several interactive alliances, and a broad range of Internet-based products. Additional information, including earnings releases, is available online at Denton