BlueHighways TV Announces Affiliation Agreement With Comcast
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May 19, 2008
Hendersonville, TN -- BlueHighways TV (BHTV), the multi-platform
network that explores the people, stories, traditions and music of
America, announced today that the company has signed a multi-year
distribution agreement with Comcast Cable Communications for its
linear and Video On Demand (VOD) services.
"Our agreement with Comcast is an important affirmation for
BlueHighways TV," said Stan Hitchcock, BlueHighways TV's Chairman
and CEO. "We are confident that our Americana roots music, back
roads travel and cultural programming will resonate with Comcast
subscribers, and we are excited about the opportunities our new
relationship with Comcast presents."
programming features roots music, including bluegrass, blues, folk
western, gospel and traditional country, outdoor adventure and
agriculture, lifestyle, cooking, equestrian and a variety of other
subjects valued by a wide and growing audience. Original programming
available on the network includes:
About BlueHighways TV TM
- American Journeys
- A sweeping documentary-style look at the land and people of
America, this brilliantly filmed one-hour feature program
unearths America's cultural and scenic treasures and exquisitely
showcases the diversity of our country.
- The BHTV Sampler -
Just as an American Sampler Quilt is stitched from beautiful and
assorted fabrics, so, too, are the stories on The BHTV Sampler.
Each show features segments about lifestyle, traditions,
characters and music that when threaded together make for an
entertaining insight into Americana.
- Due West - Seeking
to reacquaint those who embody the Western spirit and introduce
the West to people who have journeyed there only in their
imaginations, Due West is a 30-minute travelogue hosted by Dan
Miller that explores the mystique of this unique region.
- Heart To Heart -
BlueHighways TV Founder Stan Hitchcock draws upon his musical
heritage in this 30-minute conversation program where he sits
with the stars and old legends of country, gospel, western and
bluegrass to talk and play the music that has shaped their
- Old Country Church
- An inspirational tribute to American roots told through
traditional, country and bluegrass gospel music and stories from
church elders and historians.
- Reno's Old Time
Music Festival - Bluegrass music is enjoying an American
renaissance, and this 30-minute program celebrates that rebirth
with riveting live acoustic performances featuring Ronnie Reno
and the Reno Tradition and a variety of guest music legends.
- Woodsongs - Live
from the Kentucky Theater in Lexington, this 60-minute program
features the best in Bluegrass and Folk music.
BlueHighways TV is a satellite,
cable and broadband delivered television network that grew out of
the great interest that audiences have in exploring and
re-freshening the folklore, music, traditions, destinations,
festivals and artistry of America. Conceived and created by Network
Creative Group, LLC, BlueHighways TV
captures that welcoming, down-home spirit that Americans are known
for - and are increasingly seeking on television -- delivered with
an interesting, honest and exploratory voice.
BlueHighways also takes its musical offerings
on the road under performing arrangements with The Mansion in
Branson, MO and The American Jukebox Theater in Pigeon Forge, TN.
The network has developed a number of innovative ways to work with
satellite distributors and cable operators to reach and serve their
local audiences, and BlueHighways TV is
currently in active negotiations for carriage. For more information,
BlueHighways TV's website at