Patrick Gottsch Remembered: RFD-TV and The Cowboy Channel’s special broadcasts in honor of our founder

Following the passing of RFD-TV, The Cowboy Channel, and Rural Radio’s Founder and President, we aired four special tributes to honor his legacy and impact on rural America, agriculture, and western sports.

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Fort Worth, Texas – May 21, 2024 – RFD-TV, Rural America’s Most Important Network and The Cowboy Channel, the official network of ProRodeo, will broadcast a nightly 30-minute “Patrick Gottsch Remembered” specials beginning May 21 at 7:30 PM ET, culminating in a one-hour telecast on Friday evening, May 24, 2024.

Patrick Gottsch Remembered 1:

National FFA Organization

We look at Patrick’s generosity with the National FFA Organization and his love for rodeo and bringing fans to PRCA

Patrick Gottsch Remembered 2:

The Tournament of Roses Parade

Patrick’s love for the Tournament of Roses Parade and his ambitious projects, including The American and the John Wayne Museum

Patrick Gottsch Remembered 3:

Political Influence and Rural Programming

Patrick’s political influence and push for Rural America programming. Also, his partnership with the City of Fort Worth and the Stockyards

Patrick Gottsch Remembered 4:

Focus on Family

Patrick’s focus on family, the history of RFD-TV, his influence at Superior Livestock Auction, as well as saving rodeo in 2020 and expanding sponsorship opportunities for western media