The conclusion of a four-part examination of supposed encounters with angels. Included: a policeman who claims that an angel helped him stop a suicide, and a woman who claims that an angel aided her boyfriend during a near-death experience.
A look at the Arena Football League, including the its beginnings and the players. Also: interviews with Super Bowl MVP Kurt Warner; commissioner C. David Baker; Arizona Rattlers head coach Danny White.
Travis Tritt discusses bumps on his road to stardom and the effects of personal relationships on his career. Also: comments from Marty Stuart, Pam Tillis, Waylon Jennings, Charlie Daniels, and Melissa Gilbert.
A look at the life of singer-songwriter-actor Rick Springfield, from his early music career in his native Australia to pop-music and soap-opera success in the '80s. Included: interviews with Springfield, family members, former managers, actors and music critics; music-video clips and concert footage.
A look at the life of race-car driver Davey Allison, who was killed in a helicopter crash in 1993. Included: interviews with family members; former racer Richard Petty; and former crew chief Larry McReynolds.
A profile of Tennessee Ernie Ford (1919-91), who was fondly called the "Ol' Pea Picker." Included: photographs; recordings; clips from his television show; and recollections by Rosemary Clooney, Della Reese, and Ford's sons.
Vintage clips key this brief history of female country artists. Included: comments from June Carter Cash, Skeeter Davis, Kitty Wells, Emmylou Harris, Brenda Lee, Tammy Wynette, K.T. Oslin, Shania Twain, and Wynonna. Larry Gatlin is the host.
A profile of "the father of country music," Jimmie Rodgers (1897-1933), includes photographs; recordings; and comments from Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard, B.B. King, Waylon Jennings, biographer Nolan Porterfield and guitarist Thomas "Slim" Bryant.
Country artist Roy Acuff (1903-92) is profiled through recordings; photographs; and recollections of musicians, historians and friends. Among those commenting are Porter Wagoner, Mark O'Connor, Kitty Wells and Charlie Daniels. Songs include "The Precious Jewel" and "Great Speckled Bird."
A look at the career of the legendary Lefty Frizzell (1928-75), whose unique vocal style charged his music and influenced later country-western stars. Recordings include "If You've Got the Money, I've Got the Time."
"I've had more success than most people ever dream of, so I'm thankful," says Ricky Van Shelton in a profile that tracks his life, from his childhood to his hit records. Included: comments from his wife, Bettye; producer Steve Buckingham; and columnist Jerry Thompson.