September 30, 2003
KHOU to broadcast Toyota Center Special
Houston, TX -- KHOU-TV, channel 11 will air a special 30-minute program, titled "Center of Attention," on Wednesday, October 8, at 8:00 p.m. This primetime special will feature the new downtown Toyota Center from the groundbreaking to the grand opening.
"Center of Attention" is hosted by 11 News anchors Greg Hurst and Jerome Gray. The special will take an in-depth look at the new arena, with stories on the best seats in the house, the club level lounges, the restaurants and much more. The special will also take a sneak peek at where the Houston Rockets practice and prepare for games. The Toyota Center is scheduled to open in October.
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.