Dave Ward's Houston

Dave Ward’s Houston on abc13 KTRK explores the people, places and events that make this city so special.


Dave Ward Excellence in Media Award 2021

The winner of the 2021 Dave Ward Excellence in Media Award is KPRC 2 news director Dave Strickland. 

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Regis Philbin remembered by Dave Ward

Dave Ward remembers friend Regis Philbin who he interviewed in 2011.  

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Rudy Tomjanovich talks what if Houston Rockets faced Chicago Bulls in championship

Last week was the 25-year anniversary of the Houston Rockets second Championship. Dave Ward sat down with the man himself, Coach Rudy Tomjanovich, who was recently inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame 2020. From discussing what Michael[…..]

Mickey Gilley talks Gilley’s & Urban Cowboy

Dave Ward talks with Mickey Gilley, about his famous Pasadena club and ‘Urban Cowboy.’ 

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Dave Ward talks about SpaceX launch and NASA history

Throughout his career, Dave Ward has covered the NASA space program from the Florida launch site for Mercury, Gemini, Apollo, and shuttle flights. 

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How KTRK inspired the Astrodome

Not many people realize that the channel 13 studio inspired the design of the Eighth Wonder of the World. 

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Tony’s celebrates 55 years

Tony’s is celebrating 55 years of being one of the centers of the Houston socialite and celebrity scene. 

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Houston’s Cleburne Cafeteria

Cleburne Cafeteria is known for its good food in its almost 80 years of serving Houston, but it should also be known for its resiliency. 

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Secret Houston

Author William Dylan Powell unlocked some Bayou City secrets in his latest book. 

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Dave Ward helps turn on ’13’ KTRK tower lights

To celebrate abc13 KTRK’s 65th birthday, Dave Ward helped turn on the station’s iconic “13” tower light. 

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