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Dec 19

10 Reasons to Watch the Farm Kings Season Premiere

A few of us at Great American Country want you to know why tonight’s Season 3 Premiere of Farm Kings is a must-see.

1. Pie Puking! Car Crashing! Romance! — Jen Moore, Supervising Producer

2. Because the holidays are stressful so you should sit back and enjoy the view.–Sarah Herron, Site Manager

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3. Catch up on their fabulous hairstyles. — Jen Leitman, SVP of Marketing and Creative Services

4. Whitest teeth on TV. — Renee McNeill, Creative Services Coordinator, Resident Shirtless Guys Expert

5. A season of King flings, rings and all things farming.–Anonymous, a.k.a The Dr. Seuss of Marketing

6. See how Joe fares in the demolition derby! — Eric Jensen, Marketing Manager

7. Renee’s Game: Take a drink every time Tim delivers a monotone line to the camera.

8. Seriously, this happens a lot. (You’re welcome. — Sarah)

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9. Beefcake, baby! –Paul Lewis, Director of Programming & Development

10. You’ll actually fall in love with the whole family (we certainly did)!

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Nov 26

Farm Kings Thanksgiving Leftovers Recipe: Lisa’s Next-Day Casserole

Thanksgiving Leftovers Recipe from Lisa King
The Farm Kings matriarch Lisa King shared her Thanksgiving leftovers recipe secret…
No matter how big your family gets, having leftovers from Thanksgiving dinner is inevitable. You cook so much food for Thanksgiving because you want to be sure that no one you love leaves the table hungry. The next day, however, your refrigerator is overflowing with Tupperware containers and Ziploc bags stuffed with leftovers.

Rather than simply reheat each dish individually, transform your leftovers into a delicious casserole with this quick and easy recipe. Continue Reading

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Nov 8

Sweepstakes: Win a Trip to Meet Toby Keith in Australia

Sweepstakes: Toby Keith Australia Giveaway

Great American Country and our good friends at Show Dog – Universal Music are celebrating the release of Toby Keith’s new Drinks After Work album, in stores now! We’re giving you a chance to head to Australia to see Toby Keith in concert and meet him!

ENTER daily for a Chance to Win >>

One grand prize winner and a guest will fly away to Sydney, Australia for Toby Keith’s Hammer Down Under Tour. Trip includes airfare, hotel, concert tickets and a photo op with Toby. Remember, you can enter once per day from October 29 – November 26, 2013. You must be 21 years or older to enter this sweepstakes.

 

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Nov 5

CMA Awards Red Carpet: Exclusively on Great American Country

The CMA Awards Red Carpet airs exclusively on Great American Country on Wednesday night, November 6 at 7/6c.

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The insiders at GACTV.com will bring you CMA Awards Red Carpet photos, as well as interactive fashion polls and video highlights.

Join the Great American Country crew on our social media pages and let us know what you think of country music stars’ red carpet looks. On both Twitter and Instagramuse the hashtag #CMARedCarpet. Plus, join us on Facebook for the most-talked-about CMA Red Carpet looks. We’ll pin some of our favorites on Pinterest.

After you watch the CMA Awards Red Carpet on Great American Country, be sure to tune-in to the awards show on ABC at 8/7c. Follow us on Twitter throughout the show for all the play-by-play action at the #CMAawards. Share your thoughts about the CMA Awards 2013 winners and performances. We’ll be listening to what you love as we feature on-stage and backstage highlights on our CMA Awards 2013 hub: GACTV.com/cmas.

Get ready for “Country Music’s Biggest Night!” Only Great American Country will take you to the CMA Awards Red Carpet Live with hosts Suzanne Alexander, Nan Kelley and Storme Warren on Nov. 6 at 7/6c.

Find Great American Country on Ch. 165 on DISH Network, Ch. 326 on DIRECTV or check your local cable listings.

Go now to find GAC in your viewing area! >>

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Oct 30

Garth Brooks’ Vegas Run: Exclusive Behind-the-Scenes to Premiere

Great American Country will premiere ‘Garth Brooks: Blame It All On My Roots, 5 Decades of Influences,’ on Saturday night, Nov. 9 at 8/7c. The show will take viewers behind-the-scenes at the superstar’s three-year run of shows in Las Vegas and will feature Brooks’ wife Trisha Yearwood, friend Reba McEntire and Vegas Visionary Steve Wynn.

Garth Brooks in Vegas: Blame It All On My Roots, 5 Decades of Influences

“It was too good to be true and now looking back on it, it was too good and it was true,” says superstar Garth Brooks of his performances at the Wynn Las Vegas from 2009 to 2012. In Garth Brooks: Blame It All On My Roots, 5 Decades of Influences, the artist shares exclusive personal videos and photographs of the remarkable journey that enabled him to balance family life with his second love, music.

Watch a sneak peek & check schedule »

For nearly 10 years, Brooks had been minding his own business in Oklahoma, taking care of his three daughters and loving the role of hands-on dad when Las Vegas visionary Steve Wynn called.  “I was fascinated about why he retired early,” says Wynn.  After several meetings, a trial run solo performance at the Wynn Encore Theater (“The greatest sounding venue I’ve been in in my life,” says Brooks) and the real deal sealer – a private plane to ensure that Brooks’ family routine would run uninterrupted, Brooks signed on for 15 weekends.  The format?  Just Garth and his guitar sharing all of the influences from his parents, five siblings and friends, and revealing through music what it was like growing up with strong family bonds.

Brooks offered to dress up a bit for these special concerts but Wynn disagreed.  “There’s no other show in Vegas like this,” Wynn says. “It’s got such honesty, such integrity.  It’s not that you don’t want the band; it’s that you don’t want to lose the simplicity of the man and his music. If you have the kind of gift that he has, it’s a crime against nature not to use it.”

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Brooks and wife Trisha Yearwood captured home video of many of the special moments leading up to his Vegas run:  the christening of their plane which they named Trixie, Brooks’ first time on the Encore stage and light-hearted moments between the two in the dressing room.

“The special is a perfect representation of where I am in my life right now,” says Brooks.  “I believe it accurately paints the ‘frantic’ lifestyle our house is in right now.  We have everyone going every different direction and somehow, it all makes sense.”

Find Great American Country on Ch. 165 on DISH Network, Ch. 326 on DIRECTV or check your local cable listings HERE.

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Oct 1

The New Great American Country

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Today’s a big day for us! We’ve been working non-stop for the last several months to bring you a new Great American Country network.

Read the Official Press Release >>

You’ll still find the great country music you love, but with more series and specials that focus on American food, families, homes and travel. Here’s our Great American Country:

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Music by Langhorne Slim & The Law: Order the album on iTunes »

Celebrate with us today by posting your #GreatAmericanCountry photos on Instagram or Twitter!

 

 

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Aug 30

Farm Kings Season 2 Finale Giveaway

Attention Ultimate Farm Kings Fans! Starting Monday, Sept. 2, watch @gactv Twitter for a chance to win prizes from the Freedom Farms store. All week long, through the Farm Kings Season Two Finale on Thursday, Sept. 5 at 9/8c, we’re giving away T-shirts, hats, copies of Lisa’s new cookbook and more on Twitter! 

Farm Kings Finale Giveaway on Twitter

How does it work?

  • If you’re not already a member, join Twitter.
  • Follow @gactv 
  • Watch for our #FarmKings Giveaway posts on @gactv Twitter
  • Reply or Retweet to enter
  • Make sure your tweet includes @gactv and the hashtag #FarmKings.

For more information, read the OFFICIAL RULESNO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and D.C., 18 years or older. Ends 9/5/13. 

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Aug 22

GAC: $50,000 Sweepstakes + Farm Kings Bonus Code

Have you entered the GAC $50,000 Sweepstakes, Great American Country Giveaway? Even if you have, don’t stop. You can enter daily.

GAC 50,000 Sweepstakes with bonus code from Farm Kings.

Plus we’re giving away $1,000 every week with a bonus code from the most recent episode of Farm Kings, which airs Thursday nights at 9/8c. Don’t miss it! If you do, here’s a hint: We’ll give you a hint about the Farm Kings bonus code each week. On the entry form, look for the Weekly $1,000 Drawing.

Recap:
Enter Daily for a chance to win $50,000 at gactv.com/giveaway.
Watch Farm Kings every Thursday, 9/8c
Enter the bonus code from the episode of Farm Kings for a shot at $1,000

If you won the Great American Giveaway, how would you spend the $50,000?

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Aug 16

Farm Kings Thank GAC Fans for Supporting Special Olympics

Thank you viewers for participating in Thursday night’s Farm Kings promotion, benefiting Special Olympics of Pennsylvania!

Farm Kings Ben and Lisa thank GAC viewers for participating in the social media campaign that benefitted Special Olympics of Pennsylvania.

Farm Kings Ben and Mom Lisa thank their GAC fans.

To coincide with Thursday night’s episode of Farm Kings, viewers were asked to check in to the show’s page on GetGlue.com, a social networking site for television fans. For every check-in, GAC offered to donate one dollar to Special Olympics Pennsylvania. Thanks to the enthusiast response, GAC is donating $5,000 to the organization.

Along with the King family, we thank you for joining us to make a difference!

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