Country music and variety shows from West Virginia and Virginia will get some national exposure starting in two weeks.
Starting Jan. 1, the cable network RFD TV will begin airing
30-minute shows from American Mountain Theater in Elkins and the
Virginia Dreams Center Stage of Harrisonburg, Va.
RFD reaches more than 41 million U.S. households and claims more
than 13 million weekly adult viewers. Most programming focuses on
American Mountain Theater stages more than 200 country music
shows a year in a 527-seat, $1.8 million theater in the historic
Elkins rail yard.
Virginia Dreams Center Stage features Nashville singers and the
show's regular cast of Virginia performers. The show is hosted by
Tim Spears and Lisa Meadows.
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