List of country television and radio shows

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The following lists American TV and radio shows of note that were either predominantly related to country music or had a significant impact on the country music genre:


Listed alphabetically:

  • Talent Varieties, a country music talent show in 1955 on ABC-TV.
  • The Porter Wagoner Show, aired from 1960 to 1979 and featured a young Dolly Parton and Mel Tillis.
  • That Good Ole Nashville Music, 1970–1985
  • Troubadour, TX, 2011–present, regionally syndicated television series following the lives of various singers and songwriters as they chase their dreams (or, for successful artists, live their dreams) across the state of Texas. The series features performance and documentary elements.
  • Saturday Night Jamboree from New York on NBC, 1949–50.
  • The Statler Brothers Show, the highest rated show on The Nashville Network from 1991 until its last episode in 1998.
  • The Tommy Hunter Show, 1965–92, a weekly variety show starring Canadian musician Tommy Hunter; it replaced Country Hoedown on the CBC lineup and was seen in the United States on TNN from 1983 until 1992.
  • Village Barn on NBC from 1948–50, broadcast from a New York City nightclub. The first (and first live) country music program on network TV
  • The Wilburn Brothers Show, long running syndicated country variety television series, hosted by The Wilburn Brothers, running between 1963 and 1974. Launched the career of Loretta Lynn
  • Windy City Jamboree from Chicago on DuMont, 1950


Listed chronologically by date of first airing:

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