And who can forget Kitirik? When KTRK-TV channel 13 was just starting out in Houston, Texas, and needing a mascot, they came up with a black cat since they were the unlucky 13. Bunny Orsak answered an ad for the fledgling station in 1954. A contest won by a viewer gave her the name by putting "i's" between the station's call letters, KTRK.
'Urban Cowboy: The Rise and Fall of Gilley's' premieres June 13 at 9/8c pm on the CMT channel. It's the story of the boom and bust of Gilley's -, a nightclub located just outside Houston in the oilfields of Pasadena, Texas.