Arts
9:49 am
Tue July 30, 2013

See early appearances of country stars on "The Jimmy Dean Show - Country Classics"

Relive the early appearances of country stars Chet Atkins, George Jones, Buck Owens, Johnny Cash, Minnie Pearl, Dottie West and many others when they appeared on Jimmy Dean’s national television variety series. Hosted by entertainer, actor and musician Roy Clark, these episodes have not been seen in nearly 50 years.

"The Jimmy Dean Show - Country Classics" airs on Monday, August 5th at 7:00 p.m. and on Saturday, August 10th at 7:00 p.m. on channel 3 and on Thursday, August 8th at 7:00 p.m. on channel 3-1.

The first television appearance by Jim Henson’s piano-playing Muppet, Rowlf the Dog, was on Jimmy Dean’s variety show.