August 25, 2010

The Rivalry is On: KHOU airs "Lone Star Shootout" Pregame Special leading up to Texans vs. Cowboys, Saturday at 6 p.m.

HOUSTON - One of the biggest rivalries in the great state of Texas will come to a head Saturday Houston vs. Dallas as the Texans take on the Cowboys in a highly anticipated preseason matchup. The action starts at 6 p.m. on KHOU-TV Channel 11, Houston's CBS affiliate, with the "Lone Star Shootout" pregame special, followed by the game at 7 p.m. televised nationally on CBS stations.

Channel 11 will be LIVE from "Tailgate Central" at Reliant Stadium with anchors Greg Hurst, Lucy Noland and Butch Alsandor. Tune in for a taste of how Texan fans get their game face on with Len Cannon, Gene Norman, Deborah Duncan, Katherine Whaley and David Paul. Plus, Matt Musil will be on the sideline with the teams all the way through kickoff.

The one-hour special breaks down the key matchups of the rivalry. Hear from quarterbacks, receivers, coaches and owners. Even the mayors of the two cities weigh in on why their team will win the biggest game of the preseason. It all starts at 6 p.m. on Channel 11.

KHOU-TV is part of Belo Corp. (BLC), one of the nation's largest pure-play, publicly-traded television companies, that owns and operates 20 television stations (nine in the top 25 markets) and their associated Web sites. Belo stations, which include affiliations with ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, CW and MyNetwork TV, reach more than 14 percent of U.S. television households in 15 highly-attractive markets. Belo stations rank first or second in nearly all of their local markets. Additional information is available at, or by contacting Lisa Shumate, Director of Programming and Marketing, KHOU-TV at 713-521-4335.

Rebecca Cantu
Community Marketing & Public Relations Specialist
1945 Allen Parkway - Houston, TX 77019