Scripps Networks

  1. Underwood's Opry Induction To Be Televised

    April 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Carrie Underwood's induction into the Grand Ole Opry will be televised live by Great American Country on May 10. Before the ceremony, the channel will air "Road to the Opry: Carrie Underwood," a half-hour special that will include h ...

  2. Great American Country Ups Trahern To Sr. VP

    February 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST She joined the network as VP in January '05. Sarah Trahern has been promoted to senior VP of programming at Scripps Networks' Great American Country (GAC). She joined the network as VP of programming in January, 2005. In her new role, Tr ...

  3. GAC, Opry Extend Deal

    November 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST Multi-year agreement extends broadcast rights. Scripps Networks' Great American Country and the Grand Ole Opry, owned by Gaylord Entertainment, have signed a multi-year deal extending GAC's television broadcast rights to air "Grand ...

  4. Great American Country Heading To Nashville

    September 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Move follows 2004 sale to Scripps Networks. Move follows 2004 sale to Scripps Networks. News ...

  5. GAC Formalizes Relocation To Nashville

    September 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Move follows the '04 sale to Scripps Networks. As previously reported in Billboard in July, cable network Great American Country (GAC) formally announced today that it is headquartering all of its operations in Nashville. The move follows the ...

  6. GAC Appoints Key Execs

    January 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Following its purchase last year of Great American Country, Scripps Networks has made several key changes in the cable network's management team. Following its purchase last year of Great American Country, Scripps Networks has made several ke ...

  7. Scripps Names GAC Chief

    October 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Hardy takes senior VP role. Ed Hardy has joined Scripps Networks as senior VP in charge of Great American Country (GAC), which Scripps is in the process of acquiring from Jones Media. Jeff Wayne remains president of GAC, reporting to Hardy. Hardy ...

  8. Jones Media To Sell GAC For $140M

    October 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT In a surprise move, Jones Media Networks has agreed to sell its cable network, Great American Country, to the E.W. Scripps Co. for $140 million in cash. In a surprise move, Jones Media Networks has agreed to sell its cable network, Great American ...