The Cowboy Channel Adds Rodeo Video Inc. to The Friday Lineup
Premieres on Friday, August 11, 2017, at 7 p.m. ET
(NASHVILLE, TENN. — August 10, 2017) “Rodeo Video Inc.” takes viewers inside some of the best roping and rodeo events of all time with top competitions that include the Ironman Competition, Timed Event Championships, Bob Feist Invitational, Mike Johnson’s World’s Richest Calf Roping, and Tuff Hedeman’s Bull Riding event. The series premieres Friday, August 11, 2017, at 7 p.m. ET on The Cowboy Channel.
Rodeo Video Inc.: 1999 Bob Feist Invitational
Friday, August 11, 2017, at 7 p.m. ET
This new series kicks off with the 1999 Bob Feist Invitational (BFI), one of the most prestigious events for team ropers. The BFI is held each June in Reno, Nevada at the Livestock Events Center and is the richest one-day roping event in the world. Watch legendary ropers such as Denny Watkins, Mike Beers, and Allen Bach compete and who have participated every year since its launch in 1977.
Rodeo Video Inc.: 1996 4th Annual Tuff Hedeman Challenge
Friday, August 18, 2017, at 7 p.m. ET
Watch the legendary event from one of the best bull riders to walk the earth. The Tuff Hedeman Challenge invites the best riders and bulls once a year for “Superride” of all events. Catch the world-class entertainment from the 1996 competition in Fort Worth.
Rodeo Video Inc.: 2004 Timed Event Championships
Friday, August 25, 2017, at 7 p.m. ET
Dubbed the “Ironman of Propodeum,” the Timed Event Championships event has crowned some of the greatest champions in rodeo history over its 32-years history. Watch the 2004 competition where seven-time winner, Trevor Brazile, triumphed against 20 contestants over five events in five rounds: Heading, heeling, calf roping, steer wrestling, and steer roping.
Rodeo Video Inc.: 1997 Guymon PRCA Rodeo
Friday, September 1, 2017, at 7 p.m. ET
Watch the action from the 1997 PRCA rodeo in Guymon, Oklahoma, the cornerstone of the Pioneer Days Celebration.
Rodeo Video Inc.: 1995 Bull Riders Only Finals
Friday, September 8, 2017, at 7 p.m. ET
It’s a face off of the best bull jockeys in the business who were on hand for the 1995 finals.
Rodeo Video Inc.: 2003 Mike Johnson’s World’s Richest Calf Roping
Friday, September 15, 2017, at 7 p.m. ET
A legend among tie-down ropers, Mike Johnson hosts the biggest names in the sport for his annual World’s Richest Calf Roping Invitational in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
The Cowboy Channel launched earlier this summer on July 1st shifting from the classic TV lineup of nostalgic and popular comedy sitcoms to focus on Western sports and everything that encompasses the popular western lifestyle. Most recently the team covered rodeos for “Western Sports Round-Up” with Steve Kenyon and Amy Wilson broadcasting LIVE from the Days of ’47 Rodeo in Salt Lake City, the National High School Finals Rodeo in Gillette, Wyoming and the historic Cheyenne Frontier Days in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Whether it’s the most prestigious events of today or the classic moments of yesteryear, The Cowboy Channel is your place for western sports. For more Western sports coverage, check out RFD-TV and RURAL RADIO Channel 147 on SiriusXM.
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ABOUT RURAL MEDIA GROUP (RMG):
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.
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. rfdtv.com
ABOUT THE COWBOY CHANNEL:
The Cowboy Channel is the source for western sports and lifestyle entertainment. The network enjoys distribution into more than 30 million homes on cable/satellite systems which carried FamilyNet, and will grow from that great foundation of being on DISH Network channel 232, AT&T U-Verse channel 566, Charter Spectrum channel 468, and selected Cox, Comcast, Mediacom, and many rural cable systems. In addition, The Cowboy Channel will grow as a result of an aggressive over-the-top strategy to provide all the great content at home or on the go. The Cowboy Channel name was chosen because of the iconic image that the American cowboy enjoys not only in America, but throughout the world. Say the word “cowboy” and people already have a recognition and expectation on what would or should be on such a channel. It immediately congers up so many different associations with different people for the western lifestyle – cowgirls, rodeo, ranching, music, horses, cattle, environmentalist, family, hard work, tradition – the list goes on and on. All will be featured on the network and provides an almost endless list of topics and programming to build upon. thecowboychannel.com
ABOUT RURAL RADIO:
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
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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