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OLD WEST SHOW & AUCTION RETURNS TO DENVER

The 25th Annual Brian Lebel Old West Show & Auction is set to take place in Denver, Colorado, from June 27th to 29th. Held at the Denver Mart Expo Building, the show (which begins on the 27th) features artists, exhibitors, and dealers in Western art and items such as clothing, jewelry, Indigenous textiles, and memorabilia.…

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RETURN OF THE MOUNTAIN MEN – SERIES CONTINUES ON HISTORY CHANNEL

The popular Mountain Men series has returned for a third season on the History Channel. Debuting in 2012, the show is an exploration of those who live a mountain man lifestyle in the 21st century. The original mountain men of the North American West were 19th century non-Indigenous fur trappers and explorers based in the…

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MANDY MOORE WESTERN SERIES ON DISNEY NOW A TOP SHOW

Sheriff Callie’s Wild West, an animated Western series that launched in January 2014 on the Disney network, is now a #1 series. Featuring the voice of songwriter-actor Mandy Moore as the cat sheriff, Callie, the show is now (to date) the top series for preschool-dedicated TV networks in terms of total viewers & children ages…

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NEW RED DEAD REDEMPTION ON VIDEO GAME HORIZON

One of the strongest hints for a coming sequel to the acclaimed Western video game Red Dead Redemption (2010) was recently given by Take-Two Interactive, the distributor for the award-winning game. Red Dead Redemption, created by Rockstar Games, is set in 1911 as the Old West is fading. Gamers play as John Marston, a reformed…

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LONGMIRE SEASON 3 DEBUTS TO STRONG RATINGS

The premiere episode of Season Three of A&E’s Longmire has opened to strong ratings. Over 3.8 million viewers tuned in to the contemporary Western mystery series on June 2nd. Longmire, since its debut in 2012, has been the highest-rated original scripted series in A&E’s history. Set in the fictional county of Absaroka in present-day Wyoming,…

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SEASON 4 OF HELL ON WHEELS GETS PREMIERE DATE

The launch date for the fourth season of Hell on Wheels has been announced. The acclaimed Western series will return to AMC on Saturday, August 2nd at 9pm (ET/PT). Launched in 2011, Hell on Wheels dramatizes the creation of the Union Pacific transcontinental railroad westward in the immediate years after the US Civil War. A…