RFD-TV and RURAL RADIO Christmas Marathons

RFD-TV and RURAL RADIO Christmas Marathons

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Monday, December 26th from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. EST
 “Hee Haw” Marathon on RFD-TV
“Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World” Marathon on Rural Radio Channel 147 on SiriusXM

(NASHVILLE, TENN. — December 19th, 2016) RFD-TV and Rural Radio continue to celebrate the Christmas season with a unique lineup for Christmas Day Observed with two marathons from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. EST during regularly scheduled news programming “Market Day Report.” On RFD-TV, it's the classic variety series “Hee Haw.” Hosted by country artists Buck Owens and Roy Clark, this classic American television variety show features country music favorites and comedy, all set in fictional rural "Kornfield Kounty."  

On Rural Radio, it’s the popular outdoor show, “Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World,” hosted by Rob Keck. Keck is joined by some of the biggest names in sports and entertainment, including: PBR bull rider Luke Snyder, UFC fighter Johny Hendricks, NBA all-star Brad Miller, YouTube celebrities "Dude Perfect," Miami Dolphin Kendall Newson, television hosts Chuck Belmore, Jon Justice of "The Habit," Tim Wells of "Relentless Pursuit," Bass Pro Shops founder Johnny Morris, and others, sharing the stories and secrets from their greatest outdoor adventures, and much more. Here is the full lineup:


“Hee Haw” Marathon:

9:00 a.m. EST – The Gatlin Brothers, and Susan Raye

10:00 a.m. EST – Billy Carter, Larry Mahan, and Barbara Mandrell

11:00 a.m. EST – Johnny Bench, Tommy Lasorda, and Jeannie C. Riley

12:00 p.m. EST – Dale Evans, Alan King, and Roy Rogers

1:00 p.m. EST – Buddy Alan, Patti Page, and Brush Arbor


“Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World” with Rob Keck:
9:00 a.m. EST – Host Rob Keck is getting in the Christmas spirit with Allen Treadwell, Walter Parrott, and Jerry Martin (members of the RedHead Pro Team). Finally, Bass Pro Shops Communications Manager Katie Mitchell tells listeners all about the magic of Santa's Wonderland, at Bass Pro Shops locations throughout North America.

10:00 a.m. EST – Dr. Grant Woods, Doug Koenig, and Bob Foulkrod (members of the RedHead Pro Team) to share their most memorable hunts from the past hunting season and what gifts they hope will be under the tree on Christmas morning. Then Bass Pro Shops Communications Manager, Katie Mitchell, tells listeners more about the magic of Santa's Wonderland, as well as about Bass Pro's many community outreach and support efforts throughout the year.

11:00 a.m. EST – Host Rob Keck is joined at the Bass Pro Shops “Legends of Golf” event by guests including angler and TV host Jimmy Houston, PBR bull rider Luke Snyder, UFC fighter Johny 'Bigg Rigg' Hendricks, NBA all-star and TV host Brad Miller, YouTube celebrities "Dude Perfect," and former NFL star Kendall Newson.

12:00 p.m. EST – Host Rob Keck is joined by wildlife biologist, conservationist, and the founder and CEO of Conservation Visions, Inc., Shane Mahoney, to focus on the wild harvest of animals and fish. Then, Bass Pro Shops founder Johnny Morris introduces Maria Picaza, a special guest from Spain, who led a 300,000-person protest in Madrid to keep hunting and angling open in her native country.

1:00 p.m. EST – Host Rob Keck is joined by a trio of notable outdoor television hosts, including Chuck Belmore and Jon Justice of "The Habit," and Tim Wells of "Relentless Pursuit," both of which air on The Sportsman Channel.

For the full program schedule and more information about RFD-TV and Rural Radio Channel 147 on SiriusXM visit rfdtv.com and ruralradio147.com.


Rural Media Group, Inc. is the world’s leading provider of multimedia content dedicated to the rural and Western lifestyle. With a mission of reconnecting “city with country,” RMG is the parent company of RFD-TV, RURAL RADIO, FamilyNet, and RFD-TV The Magazine. RMG networks are distributed to more than 100 million homes worldwide by DBS, telco and cable systems including DISH Network, DIRECTV®, Comcast, AT&T U-Verse, Mediacom, Charter Spectrum, Suddenlink, Cox, and more than 600 independent rural cable systems. Corporate headquarters and broadcast operations are in Nashville, Tennessee. rfdtv.com

RFD-TV is the flagship network for Rural Media Group. Launched in December 2000, RFD-TV is the nation’s first 24-hour television network featuring programming focused on the agribusiness, equine and the rural lifestyle, along with traditional country music and entertainment. RFD-TV produces six hours of live news each weekday in support of rural America and is a leading independent cable channel available in more than 50 million homes.

Found exclusively on SiriusXM channel 147, this is the agribusiness and Western-lifestyle channel for the U.S. and Canada. RURAL RADIO’s program schedule revolves around original productions focused on agriculture, equine, hunting, fishing, Western sports, and living the country life in small towns around rural America. Broadcast operations for the station are located in Nashville, Tennessee. The channel airs multiple exclusive series including “MARKET DAY REPORT,” “RURAL EVENING NEWS,” “RURAL AMERICA LIVE,” and “WESTERN SPORTS ROUND-UP,” as well as “Outside the Barrel,” with Flint Rasmussen, “Commodity Wrap,” with Marlin Bohling, “AgPhD,” “RealAg Radio,” “AgDay,” “FFA Today,” and “Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World.” RURAL RADIO also carries live broadcasts of Western sports competitions such as the PBR, PRCA rodeos, and WPCA Chuckwagon races. ruralradio147.com

FamilyNet is America’s trusted entertainment network dedicated to providing wholesome and responsible viewing choices for today’s diverse family. familynet.com

RFD-TV The Magazine is the print programming guide for the networks. It has attracted more than 180,000 paid subscribers.

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