Great American Country, Wynonna Strike New Chord for Nashville's W.O. Smith School

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - (September 25, 2006) -- W.O. Smith Nashville Community Music School, country music star Wynonna and television network Great American Country (GAC) were singing perfect three-part harmony today as they announced GAC's new partnership with the school. More Info

GAC Goes On the Road with Kenny Chesney

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- (September 6, 2006) - With album titles "The Road and Radio" and the highly anticipated "Live Those Songs Again," it's no secret Kenny Chesney likes to be on the road performing. Therefore, "the road" was the appropriate place for GAC host Storme Warren to catch up with the superstar entertainer to find out just why the stage is so appealing. "Conversations from the Road with Kenny Chesney," is a two-hour interview special taped hours before his concert in Birmingham, Ala. and will premiere September 16 at 9 p.m. ET on GAC. More Info

GAC says "No Labor" for Labor Day Weekend

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- (August 31, 2006) - This weekend the programmers of television network Great American Country are taking the entire weekend off and letting artists and viewers chose what videos will air with the "My Music Mix" Marathon, "Top 20 Country Countdown" and special viewer video request blocks. More Info

Country Music Star Trace Adkins featured

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- (August 23, 2006)-- Great American Country network's Lorianne Crook finds Trace Adkins to be a deep-thinking, intelligent and captivating individual, a description Adkins concedes is a far cry from his public persona. Crook sits down for a revealing conversation with the country music star in the next "OFFSTAGE with Lorianne Crook," premiering Sept. 6 (8 p.m. ET) on GAC. More Info

GAC Presents Free Concert at Market Square

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (August 17, 2006) -- Country music network Great American Country (GAC) is teaming with the city of Knoxville to bring country music singers Aaron Tippin and Brian McComas to Market Square. The popular artists will perform in a free concert on Sunday, Aug. 27 at 4 p.m.More Info

GAC Goes On the Road with Montgomery Gentry

NASHVILLE, Tenn.- (August 10, 2006) - Following the success of the Great American Country (GAC) Summer Bus Tour, GAC returns to the road by hitching a ride with the dynamic country duo Montgomery Gentry as the television media sponsor of their fall tour. More Info

GAC exclusively premieres new Billy Ray Cyrus Video

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- (July 28, 2006) -- Billy Ray Cyrus, one of country music's biggest buzz makers, joins Great American Country host Bill Cody for a private viewing party of his videos Wednesday, August 2 at 9 p.m. ET, during an episode of "The Collection." The show will also be the first and only place fans can see the world premiere of Cyrus' new video, "Wanna Be Your Joe," from his latest LP of the same title. More Info

GAC's "Master Series" goes primetime for the first time

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- (July 26, 2006) -- Great American Country presents a special primetime run of its popular daytime program "Master Series." The week of August 15-18 (8 pm ET) is devoted to the newest inductees into the Country Music Hall of Fame: singer/guitarist extraordinaire Glen Campbell, successful country super-group Alabama and DeFord Bailey, virtuoso harmonica player and the first African-American member of the Grand Ole Opry. More Info

Jessica Andrews performs live in free concert at Pennington Balloon Festival August 5

BATON ROUGE, La.-- (July 25, 2006) -- Country music network Great American Country (GAC) is teaming with cable operator Cox Communications to bring country music singer Jessica Andrews to the annual Pennington Balloon Festival. Andrews will perform in a free concert on Saturday, Aug. 5, at the Pennington Biomedical Research Center on Perkins Road in Baton Rouge. More Info

GAC gets exclusive premiere of new Taylor Swift video

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- (July 20, 2006) -- Great American Country will bring viewers the world premiere of the inaugural video project from singer/songwriter Taylor Swift. Titled "Tim McGraw," the video will debut on GAC on Saturday, July 22, at 2:30 p.m. ET following GAC's "On the Streets." The network will have exclusive television rights to the video for 10 days. More Info

Great American Country renews, expands "Country Music Across America"

NASHVILLE, Tenn., -- (July 17, 2006) --Great American Country (GAC) has reached a multi-year agreement with Different Drummer Productions, LLC for continued carriage and expansion of Country Music Across America, the only entertainment news television program dedicated exclusively to country music. The program is hosted by veteran music journalist Storme Warren. More Info

GAC's "CMA Celebrity Close Up" features Lonestar, John Corbett

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- (July 5, 2006) -- GAC's "CMA Celebrity Close Up" brings viewers a real look at life on the road, including the practical jokes and offstage antics that fans seldom see. The program, recorded before a live audience at Nashville's historic Ryman Auditorium, features candid interviews conducted by veteran country music journalist Lorianne Crook with the popular group Lonestar and actor-turned-country singer John Corbett. The show airs on GAC July 9 at 8 pm ET. More Info

Great American Country Redesign Project Wins Gold

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- (June 27, 2006) -- Great American Country’s fresh new look, already a hit with viewers and the music industry, scored with judges at the 2006 BDA North America Design Awards, sponsored by the Broadcast Design Association. GAC’s rebranding package took home the Gold Award for Total Package Design in the On-Air Image category. More Info

GAC exclusively premieres Big & Rich documentary "8th of November"

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- (June 26, 2006) -- Country music duo Big & Rich are taking over television network Great American Country (GAC) to celebrate the nation's birthday during the Fourth of July weekend, when they host videos and the exclusive television premiere of their documentary "8th of November," on GAC, July 1 at 9 p.m. ET when the duo hosts GAC's "Great American Weekend." More Info

Great American Country Puts Viewers Right on Music Row

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- (June 1, 2006) – Television network Great American Country (GAC) places country music fans right in the middle of this year's CMA Music Festival with a FANtastic week of programs that include live performances from the legendary Grand Ole Opry, artist interviews from Nashville's Riverfront Park stages and an exclusive rebroadcast of the 41st Annual Academy of Country Music Awards. More Info