The Cowboy Channel is now on DIRECTV

The Cowboy Channel is now on DIRECTV

The Cowboy Channel is a television network dedicated to western lifestyle and sports available 24/7.  It was launched on DIRECTV on Dec 27th, 201, distributed on Channel 603 as well as DISH on channel 232. 

It focuses on rodeo, reining, bull riding, barrel racing, and other western sports, along with music, movies, and western fashion trends. It also features “live” coverage of events showcasing talented cowboys and bull riders. If you are a passionate girl with northwest horse riding this channel is for you,  Women’s Pro Rodeo is one of the included shows.

You can check the programming and schedule here. 


The Cowboy Channel replaced what it used to be the Family cable television network, a popular comedy sitcom of the 70’s and 80’s. In 2012 RMG network had the intention to make a channel specifically for the western lifestyle. The name of the channel tells the audience what to expect to watch on such as channel: western lifestyle, cowboys, rodeo, western music, horses, family, ranching, and so on.  

RMG network now has its original material – a large library dedicated to the western world. On weekends you can enjoy live and recorded events of bull riding, rodeo, and competitions.

Key Programming:

Western Sports Round-Up – News, interviews, and features focused on western sports in this daily, one-hour “live” broadcast. Hosted by Steve Kenyon & Amy Wilson.
The AMERICAN – Live coverage of the world’s richest one-day rodeo from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX.
Cowboy Christmas – A daily three-hour broadcast live from the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas for ten days each December featuring news and interviews recapping the competition.
Debbe Dunning’s Dude Ranch Round-Up – Travel and experience a different dude ranch each week with the former Tool Time girl, Debbe Dunning, from “Home Improvement.
John Wayne Theatre – Classic westerns starring “The Duke” and hosted by the Wayne family.
Rodeo Tonight – Live coverage from around the U.S. and Canada and many of the rodeos taking place each weekend throughout the summer

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