The Cowboy Channel Premieres Rodeo Video Inc. August 11th at 7 PM ET

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, Inc. (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 Channel 147 on SiriusXM radio, The Cowboy Channel, 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.

About RFD-TV:

RFD-TV is the flagship network for Rural Media Group. Launched in December of 2000, RFD-TV is the nation’s first 24-hour television network featuring programming focused on the agribusiness, equine and the rural lifestyles, 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 on DISH Network, DIRECTV®, AT&T U-Verse, Charter Spectrum, Cox, Comcast, Mediacom, Suddenlink, and many other rural cable systems. In addition, RFD-TV can be streamed online via The Country Club at, DIRECTV NOW, Roku, and Sling TV’s Heartland Extra package. For more information, please visit

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About RURAL RADIO 147:

Found exclusively on SiriusXM channel 147, RURAL RADIO 147 is the agribusiness and Western-lifestyle channel for the U.S. and Canada. RURAL RADIO 147’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 news and agriculture series along with live broadcasts of Western sports competitions from the PBR, PRCA rodeos, and WPCA Chuckwagon races. For more information, please visit

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About The Cowboy Channel:

The Cowboy Channel is the first 24-hour television network totally dedicated to western sports and the western lifestyle. Headquartered in the Fort Worth Stockyards, The Cowboy Channel features content focused on rodeo, bull riding, roping, reining, barrel racing, and other western sports anchor, along with western fashion, music, and movies. The lineup also features a wide variety of “live” coverage from major western events showcasing the world’s toughest and most talented cowboys and cowgirls. The network enjoys distribution into more than 30 million homes on cable/satellite systems on DISH Network, DIRECTV®, AT&T U-Verse, Charter Spectrum, Cox, Comcast, Mediacom, Verizon FIOS TV, and many other rural cable systems. In addition, The Cowboy Channel can be streamed via Sling TV’s Heartland Extra package. For more information, please visit

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RFD-TV’s The American is an annual event that occurs each February at the Dallas Cowboys’ AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX. The American is known as “the world’s richest one-day rodeo” and pays out nearly $3 million annually through a series of qualifiers, The Semi-Finals, and the final event, RFD-TV’s The American. The event unites the top athletes in the world from the PRCA, WPRA, and PBR world standings and pits them against underdogs who advance from The American Semi-Finals, together to battle for the biggest single paycheck of their lives. For more information, please visit

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RFD-TV The Magazine is the print programming guide for RMG networks with feature articles, programming updates, and more. The publication is published bi-monthly and has historically attracted more than 180,000 paid subscribers. For more information or to subscribe, please visit:


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