Wednesday, September 14, 2011
Grand Ole Opry Returns To Cable For Limited Run
The Grand Ole Opry radio show is returning to television, but only for a limited run. The Opry will return to GAC: Great American Country, the network that once carried weekly Opry broadcasts, for six “Opry Live” episodes to begin airing Oct. 4. The first show scheduled to air, an 80th birthday salute to country legend George Jones, was filmed last night and will feature performances by Alan Jackson, Jamey Johnson, The Oak Ridge Boys and Lee Ann Womack. Shows airing on Saturdays (with repeats Sundays and Tuesdays) in subsequent weeks will feature a who’s who of new stars, superstars, and legends of country music, including: Trace Adkins, Lauren Alaina, Dierks Bentley, Eric Church, Sara Evans, Martina McBride, Ronnie Dunn, Scotty McCreery, Kellie Pickler, Rascal Flatts, LeAnn Rimes, Randy Travis, Josh Turner, Carrie Underwood and more. Airdates will be announced at opry.com and gactv.com.