Nothing’s happened to RURAL TV … you’re seeing repeats of shows at the moment for one very simple reason: Volcano Ash. As you know, over the last couple of weeks there have been limited flights to and from the UK and Ireland.
We just received a report on our music video libraries, all three of which are filled with traditional country music from around the world. As of today, the libraries had 13,781 page views. By our estimates that represents a healthy serving of traditional country music, with almost 200 page views per day. Analytics show an average of five videos watched per person.
Larry’s Country Diner is a popular television show on RFD TV and Rural TV. The show has a Facebook page, and you can visit their website. Each episode features an interview with one of your favorite traditional country music stars. The show is hosted by Larry Black and presented by Gabriel Communications.
After learning the Facebook API readers will notice the new Facebook “Like Button” on every article. The Country Classics is now tied back to Facebook and Facebook members can participate even more. Pressing the “Like” button does send a post to Facebook if I understand it correctly, and it adds Facebook functionality to our website.
Thanks to Sarah Chase of Rural TV in London, this is your Rural TV country music program guide for the entire month of May. I’m sure our international visitors appreciate Rural Tv’s dedication to traditional county music.
RFD TV has announced the popular new mini series “TruCountry” filmed live in Hamilton, Texas, will begin airing the first season episodes in Britain and Europe on sister network Rural TV based in London, England. Sarah Chase, head of the London office predicts the show will be a huge success in a market that has been devoid of traditional country music for years. “Brits love the real deal” and that’s what they’ll get when they tune in every week and see a dance floor full of cowboys and cowgirls swinging there partner to the sounds of TruCountry Music! Starting April 20th.
Tammy Genovese, former CEO of the Country Music Association, has been hired to run a new TV network dedicated to country music. Called The Country Network, or TCN, the new venture already is seen on an over-the-air station in Montgomery, Ala., and plans nationwide coverage during the annual CMA music festival beginning June 10, the network said today.
The Llano Country Opry will be held on Saturday, April 10, at the Lantex Theater in downtown Llano. The show begins at 7:30 PM and admission is $10.00 per person. Tickets are now on sale at the Llano Chamber of Commerce, Llano National Bank, Lively Computers in Kingsland or by calling (325) 247-5354.
Tru Country, this year’s hottest traditional country music show on RFD TV, featured Miss leslie Sloan and Leona Williams this weekend on episode thirteen.