2016 was, as always, a busy year on the TV and radio beat, with plenty of comings and goings.
The biggest story of the year, based upon your clicks, was the departure of Mark Murray, KVUE’s longtime meteorologist.
Below you’ll find the year’s top 20 most-read posts on the TV & Radio Blog. (Some were 2015 posts that still had staying power a year later.)
As the Central Texas media landscape continues to change and evolve in 2017, count on us to keep you up to date.
Happy New Year!
- Meteorologist Mark Murray leaving KVUE after 26 years
- Kiss FM morning host: ‘They pulled the plug on us’
- Summer shakeup: Familiar faces depart Austin TV stations (2015)
- Morning host JB Hager leaves Classic 105.3
- Austin radio station goes ‘All Prince, all day’ following musician’s death
- KVUE offering buyouts to selected employees
- ‘Jeopardy!’ contestant from Austin dies before show airs
- KVUE news director leaving after 16 years
- ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ celebrates Season 8 premiere in Austin with local contestant Cynthia Lee Fontaine
- Christine Haas leaves Fox 7 to start new business (2015)
- Austin’s Kiss FM names new morning hosts
- Texas firm buys 3 Austin TV stations as part of $4.6B deal
- New Austin radio station targets area’s LGBT community
- From temp to perm: Jenni Lee staying at KVUE (2015)
- All Christmas, all the time on 2 Austin radio stations
- ‘Game of Thrones’ star books 2 DJ sets at Austin nightclub
- KXAN adds meteorologist to its weather team
- KVUE hires new meteorologist (2015)
- New AMC show ‘The Son’ holding Austin casting call
- Austin native among this season’s ‘Bachelor’ contestants (2015)