September 22, 2003
KHOU-TV to host second season of "The Quarterbacks"
Houston, TX -- KHOU-TV Channel 11 Sports Director and former Houston Oilers Quarterback, Giff Nielsen, is teaming up for a second year of "The Quarterbacks." Nielsen and another former Houston Oilers Quarterback, Dan Pastorini, will co-host the 30-minute sports show every Saturday at 10:35 p.m. through December.
This fast-paced show features various sports celebrities and guests, along with commentary and insight into the 2003-2004 football season. "The Quarterbacks" originates from downtown's newest restaurant, The Aquarium.
Super Bowl XXXVIII will be played in Houston on February 1, 2004 and will be televised on CBS and KHOU-TV, Channel 11. KHOU-TV is the home of Super Bowl XXXVIII and the official TV partner of Houston's Super Bowl XXXVIII Host Committee.
KHOU-TV is part of Belo Corp. (NYSE:BLC). Belo 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. Based in Dallas, Belo owns 19 television stations (six in the top 16 markets) reaching 13.7 percent of U.S. television households; owns or operates nine 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 Denton 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.