Cablevision Rolls Great American Country to 2 Million Households

Cablevision Systems launched Great American Country to roughly 2 million households in the New York metropolitan area, boosting the network’s distribution to more than 52.6 million, officials said Thursday.

During the past year GAC has added more than 8 million new subscribers, including Cablevision’s customers in Long Island, New Jersey, New York City and Connecticut.

GAC’s expanding national footprint makes the network available to subscribers in each of the Top 140 markets, including recent GAC additions in the New York, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Dallas and Miami. 

This fall, GAC takes on the additional distinction as “The Home of Garth Brooks,” premiering a number of exclusive programs devoted to the top-selling individual artist in music history, and bringing Brooks’ first televised concert in six years to GAC viewers.

GAC is sponsoring the current concert tours of Brad Paisley and Trace Adkins, and presented country music fans the only live coverage of Josh Turner’s recent induction as a member of the Grand Ole Opry, along with an exclusive one-hour documentary, Josh Turner: My Road to the Opry.