Print Deadlines

General Information

  • Final display release — black plus one color, deadline is 24 hours earlier — non-electronic
  • Full color w/proof deadline is 48 hours earlier — non-electronic
  • Ad receipt deadlines: For proof service, the deadlines are 24 hours prior to above and must be ordered at the time that ad is placed.
  • Contact: Advertising Department; 713-362-3565 or toll-free 1-800-735-3815

Daily Deadlines

Section or IssueClassified Space DeadlineROP Space Deadline
SUNDAY (Publication Day)
Main News Thur 5 pm Thur 4 pm
Business Thur 5 pm Thur 4 pm
Sports Thur 5 pm Thur 4 pm
Zest Tue 5 pm Wed 9 am
Star Tue 5 pm Wed 9 am
Weddings(Classified)   Wed 9 am
Good Life ROP (G1) Mon 5 pm Tues Noon
Good Life SMC (G2) Thur 5 pm Thur 5 pm
Comics Fri 9 am (30 days prior) Fri 9 am (30 days prior)
Legals (ROP) Thur 4 pm  
Recruitment Adv. Fri 5 pm  
Real Estate Display Tue 5 pm Tue 5 pm
Real Estate Classified Tue 5 pm  
InMotion Fri 11 am  
La Voz   Fri Noon (9 days prior)
La Voz Legals Fri 6 pm (9 days prior)  
La Voz InMotion Fri 5 pm (9 days prior)  
InMotion Fri 11 am  
MONDAY (Publication Day)
Main News Thur 5 pm Fri 9 am
Business Wed 5 pm Thur Noon
Sports Thur 5 pm Fri 9 am
Star Thur 5 pm Fri 9 am
Legals (ROP) Thur 4 pm  
TUESDAY (Publication Day)
Main News Fri 5 pm Fri 4 pm
Business Fri 5 pm Fri 4 pm
Sports Fri 5 pm Fri 4 pm
Star Fri 5 pm Fri 4 pm
Legals (ROP) Fri 4 pm  
WEDNESDAY (Publication Day)
Main News Mon 5 pm Mon 4 pm
Business Mon 5 pm Mon 4 pm
Sports Mon 5 pm Mon 4 pm
Star Mon 5 pm Mon 4 pm
Flavor Wed 5 pm Thur Noon
Legals (ROP) Mon 4 pm  
InMotion Mon 1 pm  
THURSDAY (Publication Day)
Main News Tue 5 pm Tue 4 pm
Business Tue 5 pm Tue 4 pm
Sports Tue 5 pm Tue 4 pm
Star Fri 5 pm Tue 4 pm
Ultimate Neighborhoods

Fri 5 pm

Fri 5 pm
Kaango Wed 3:30 pm Wed 3:30 pm
InMotion Tue 11 am  
29-95 Fri 5 pm Fri 4 pm
Legals (ROP) Tue 4 pm  
FRIDAY (Publication Day)
Main News Wed 5 pm Wed 4 pm
Business Wed 5 pm Wed 4 pm
Sports Wed 5 pm Wed 4 pm
Star Wed 5 pm Wed 4 pm
Houston Belief Tue 5 pm Tue 5 pm
InMotion Wed 11 am  
InMotion Magazine Fri 5 pm (1 week prior)  
Legals (ROP) Wed 4 pm  
SATURDAY (Publication Day)
Main News Thur 5 pm Thur 4 pm
Business Wed 5 pm Thur Noon
Sports Thur 5 pm Thur 4 pm
Star Wed 5 pm Thur 9 am
Homes Wed 5 pm (1 week prior) Wed 5 pm (1 week prior)
InMotion Thur 11 am  
Legals (ROP) Thur 4 pm  

Special Days/Pages/Features

Sunday

  • Real Estate
  • Star section's Wedding Announcements
  • Jobs and Real Estate Spotlight sections
  • Good Life
  • TV Weekly
  • Zest
  • LaVoz

Monday

  • Business "Career Outlook"

Tuesday

  • Non-Subscriber delivery package

Wednesday

  • Non-Subscriber delivery package
  • Flavor

Thursday

  • 29-95
  • Ultimate Neighborhoods
  • Kaango

Friday

  • Houston "Auction Calendar"
  • Houston Belief
  • InMotion Magazine

Saturday

  • Homes