Rural News On Tap at RFD-TV

Gibbons, Kent
April 2008
Multichannel News;4/14/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 15, p18
The article reports on the programming plans set by RFD-TV of the U.S. RFD-TV President Patrick Gottschalk claims these plans include the release of a musical show to be hosted by Levon Helm and launched on September 2008. They also include a news operation with bureaus in Chicago, Washington, D.C., and will target issues relevant to rural communities. He reveals that the network will spend around $25 million on the news operation, including a rural version of CNN's "Larry King Live."


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