NEW TELEVISION SERIES PBR RIDE TO GLORY DEBUTS ON RIDE TV

Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Amanda Morris

NEW TELEVISION SERIES PBR RIDE TO GLORY DEBUTS ON RIDE TV
PBR’s fastest growing bull riding tour, Pendleton Whisky Velocity Tour, featured in new series

Tuesday, February 12th, FORT WORTH, TX and PUEBLO, CO –RIDE TV, cable and satellite television network, is proud to present the brand new series PBR Ride to Glory, featuring the Pendleton Whisky Velocity Tour and other exciting bull riding events. The series follows the long road to glory as cowboys travel the country facing off against America’s fiercest bulls.

“We’re thrilled that our premier expansion tour now has a great new television home which will bring more exposure to some of the best bull riding in the world,” said Sean Gleason, CEO, PBR. “This is proof of the success of a fast-growing tour that is increasingly important to the PBR World Championship.” 

RIDE TV will air 40 (forty) episodes of PBR Ride to Glory in primetime weekly for both the 2019 and 2020 seasons. The show will be a highlight the Pendleton Whisky Velocity Tour and other PBR bull riding events.

“RIDE TV is very proud to finally be able to officially announce this new series,” said Craig Morris, President, RIDE TV. “We are happy to be working with PBR to bring the fans what they want by featuring talented young stars and wild bulls. This new series will take fans past the bucking chutes and into the day-to-day lives and struggles of the cowboys that make this the toughest sport on dirt.”

The series will be hosted by Anthony Lucia, Colby Yates and Janie Johnson. Lucia’s performance record on the rodeo scene as a trick roper and a commentator brings a fun energy to the telecast booth, where he is joined by Yates, a five-time PBR World Finals qualifier who provides deep knowledge and understanding of the sport. Johnson joins from the chutes as a sideline reporter who grew up in rodeo and is still a WPRA Professional Card holder.

PBR Ride to Glory will premiere on RIDE TV on March 12th, 2019. Click here to watch the official trailer for PBR Ride to Glory. You can watch RIDE TV on Dish Network, channel 248 and on many cable systems across the United States and Canada. To see where else you can watch RIDE TV, please visit www.RIDETV.com/Watch.

About Ride Television Network Inc.
RIDE TV is 24-hour, high-definition television network dedicated to showcasing equestrian sports, culture and lifestyle. RIDE TV delivers high-quality programming to audiences across the nation. From live sports and documentary series to feature films, RIDE TV is the premiere destination for equestrian content.

About Pendleton Whisky Velocity Tour
The PBR Pendleton Whisky Velocity Tour (PWVT) began in 2014 as the premier expansion tour for the PBR. The PWVT, the sport’s fastest-growing tour, brings the excitement and top-levels of cowboy and bovine talent that fans have come to expect from the sport’s leader to cities across the U.S. The tour, which is fully produced and operated by PBR, will visit 32 cities in the 2019 season.  Beginning in 2019, RIDE TV became the television home of the PWVT.  The PWVT is proudly supported by Pendleton Whisky, Lucas Oil, the United States Border Patrol, Double H Boots, Tickets for Less, Pneu-Dart and the South Point Hotel and Casino.

 

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