Rural Media Group : RFD-TV and FamilyNet Release Confirmed "Live" and Repeat Broadcast Schedule for George Jones Funeral Service

 Rural Media Group : RFD-TV and FamilyNet Release Confirmed "Live" and Repeat
             Broadcast Schedule for George Jones Funeral Service

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
*Please note newly confirmed live and repeat times

 RFD-TV and FamilyNet Release Confirmed "Live" and Repeat Broadcast Schedule
                       for the George Jones Funeral on
                   Thursday, May 2^nd Direct from Nashville

Omaha, NE, (www.rfdtv.com) - RFD-TV will be carrying the George Jones funeral
"live" from the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, Tennessee on Thursday, May
2nd, beginning at 11am (EST) /10am (CST), and then repeat this entire
broadcast again at 10pm (EST). FamilyNet will be carrying the George Jones
tribute and funeral on May 2nd, at 2pm (EST) /1pm (CST), and again in prime
time at 8pm (EST).

The live broadcast of the funeral and tribute will be aired on RFD-TV with no
commercial interruptions. The service is expected to run approximately 100
minutes.

Patrick Gottsch, Founder of RFD-TV, issued a brief statement to viewers
regarding the broadcast, "Please join us, and call your friends and neighbors,
and let them know about this very special tribute to George Jones, which will
feature so many of his musical friends who will perform.God Bless you, George
Jones."

RFD-TV and FamilyNet are distributed into more than 62-million homes worldwide
by DBS and cable systems including DISH Network, DIRECTV^®, Comcast, Verizon
FiOS TV, AT&T U-Verse, Mediacom, Charter, Optimum, Brighthouse, Suddenlink,
Time Warner, Cox, and more than 600 independent rural cable systems. Viewers
can find RFD-TV in their local area by visiting:
http://www.rfdtv.com/findrfdtv/ To find FamilyNet:
http://www.familynet.com/about/get/
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NOTES TO EDITORS:

Thursday, May 2nd

RFD-TV

11am (eastern), 10am (central) time - live carriage of the funeral.
10pm (eastern) - repeat of the George Jones funeral

FamilyNet

2pm (eastern) - repeat of the George Jones funeral
8pm (eastern) - repeat of the George Jones funeral

About Rural Media Group, Inc. (RMG):
Rural Media Group, Inc., formed in 2008, is the world's leading provider of
multimedia content dedicated to the rural and western life. RMG is the parent
company of RFD-TV, FamilyNet, RURAL TV, RFD-TV the Magazine and RFD-TV the
Theatre. RFD-TV, the flagship network for RMG, launched in December 2000.
RFD-TV is the nation's first 24-hour television network dedicated to serving
the needs and interests of rural America with programming focused on
agriculture, equine and the rural lifestyle, along with traditional country
music and entertainment. RMG acquired FamilyNet, America's trusted
entertainment network dedicated to providing wholesome and responsible viewing
choices for today's diverse family. RURAL TV produces rural business news
covering commodity markets for both cash and futures. Daily productions
include Market Day Report and the Rural Evening News. RMG networks are
distributed into more than 62-million homes worldwide by DBS and cable systems
including DISH Network, DIRECTV^®, Comcast, Verizon FiOS TV, AT&T U-Verse,
Mediacom, Charter, Optimum, Brighthouse, Suddenlink, Time Warner, Cox, and
more than 600 independent rural cable systems. RFD-TV The Magazine is the
print programming guide for the networks, which has attracted some 200,000
paid subscribers. RFD-TV The Theatre is a 2000 capacity soft seat venue in
Branson, MO where entertainment programming is produced. Corporate
headquarters are in Omaha, NE, and production operations are in Nashville,
TN. For more information, visit www.rfdtv.com, www.myruraltv.com, and
www.familynet.com. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook: @OfficialRFDTV @RURALTV
@FamilyNet

CONTACT:
Sarah A.Chase
sarahc@rfdtv.com
(Mobile) 402-889-5152 

For details or press enquiries concerning George Jones, please contact:
Webster & Associates Public Relations & Marketing
Kirt Webster /kirt@websterpr.com/615-777-6995 x230
Jeremy Westby /jeremy@websterpr.com/615-777-6995 x228

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