Finding bluegrass music content on television is always a challenge, but that challenge just got a whole lot easier. BlueHighways TV announced today that it has signed a multi-year distribution agreement with Comcast Cable. This will make BlueHighways’ linear and Video On Demand services available to all Comcast subscribers.
Stan Hitchcock, Chairman and CEO of BlueHighways TV commented on what the agreement means to the company.
Our agreement with Comcast is an important affirmation for BlueHighways TV. 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.
Spearheaded by Hitchcock and bluegrass legend Ronnie Reno, BHTV includes programming featuring American roots music such as bluegrass, blues, folk western, gospel and traditional country. It also has programming that revolves around rural American lifestyle.
A number of programs the network offers include bluegrass music.
- 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 lives.
- 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.
If you are already a Comcast subscriber, look for BHTV to soon be available in your area.