Great Day Houston

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The Day The Music Died

It’s a date which will live in infamy: February 3, 1959. ‘The Day The Music Died’…according to some. That’s because it was the day a plane crash in an Iowa cornfield took the lives of …

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Call of the Wild

Just outside of Montgomery, Texas is a place to really howl at the moon. Literally. Meet one of Nature’s most maligned creatures- the wolf. It’s a sanctuary for one of Nature’s most misunderstood and maligned …

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Healing Hands: Handing Out Second Chances

When you’re driving around your town or city, how often do you encounter a homeless person? Chances are….if you’re in a large metropolitan area, you see the homeless daily– and often. Unfortunately, homelessness has continued …

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Shooting Stars: Emmitt Smith

When you produce a talk show in the fourth largest city in America, you tend to run into a lot of stars– the kind in front of the camera…as well as the kind both on …

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Great Day Houston: Walk on the Wild Side!

They say kids and animals make the best guests for live TV. That certainly was true when I launched ‘Great Day’ by having Country star Clay Walker come on the set with his horse– all …

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Hometown Heroes: ‘The Virginian’ turned Houstonian

One of the Bayou City’s best-kept secrets is how many former stars and celebrities live here or at least keep a home here. Big time stars like Beyonce, Shaquille O’Neal, Lee Majors, Chuck Norris, Jaclyn …

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A Lone Star Salute

It’s our nature as Texans to proudly honor our U.S. military service men and women who paid the price for our many freedoms today. Some gave much, and some gave all. As the grandson of …

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Comedy Spotlight: Bobby Lee

It may come as a surprise to some, but Houston has a long tradition of being one of the top spots in the nation for comedy. So, it’s no wonder comic stars like Bobby Lee …

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Houston On Location: Apollo 13

One of my contributions to ‘Great Day Houston’ was developing a regular segment we called ‘Houston: On Location.’ It was a closer look at artifacts and other landmarks around town which appeared in movies shot …

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GDH: ‘Cash Cow’

When a Yankee visits the Lone Star State, they can expect some Texas-size hospitality. That’s exactly what we rolled out for ‘Cash Cab’ host and standup comic Ben Bailey when he came to Houston during …

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