February 27, 2006
Channel 11 to Air New Talk Show
Houston, TX -- KHOU-TV Channel 11 will broadcast a live one hour daily talk show, "Great Day Houston" at 9am Monday through Friday beginning March 6. The program will be hosted by Whitney Casey, a former CNN anchor and reporter. "Great Day Houston" will be broadcast in front of a live studio audience and will feature interviews with celebrities, segments on food, fashion, fitness and fun. The show will also highlight interesting events and activities happening around Houston.
"Houstonians will now have a direct source for all things Houston," says Casey. "Whether it is cooking, gardening, beauty, fashion or fitness, I'm looking forward to hunting it down, getting it for less and having a blast talking about it."
Channel 11 viewers will learn that "Great Day Houston" is a great source for the things that matter to them such as lifestyle and d cor, family and relationship advice, travel and leisure activities as well as money matters.
"It's a great day at Channel 11 when we can start the morning with news and information from 5am until 9am with 11News This Morning and then offer our viewers a brand new way to stay with Channel 11 from 9am until 10am," says KHOU-TV Vice President and Station Manager, Susan McEldoon. "We're excited to begin a new era of morning opportunities for both our audience and our advertisers."
If your group would like to be part of a live studio audience for Channel 11's "Great Day Houston," call (713) 533 - 5206 for audience booking information.
KHOU-TV is part of Belo Corp., 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 7,700 employees and $1.5 billion in annual revenues, Belo operates in some of America's most dynamic markets in Texas, the Northwest, the Southwest, Rhode Island, and the Mid-Atlantic. Belo owns 19 television stations, six of which are in the 15 largest U.S. broadcast markets. The Company also owns or operates seven cable news channels and manages one television station through a local marketing agreement. Belo's daily newspapers are The Dallas Morning News, The Providence Journal, The Press-Enterprise (Riverside, CA) and the Denton Record-Chronicle (Denton, TX). The Company also publishes specialty publications targeting young adults and the fast-growing Hispanic market, including Quick and Al Dia in Dallas/Fort Worth, and El D and La Prensa in Riverside. Belo operates more than 30 Web sites associated with its operating companies. Additional information is available at www.belo.com or by contacting Carey Hendrickson, vice president/Investor Relations & Corporate Communications, at 214-977-6626.