What happened to Country music television?

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Back in the day of sly analogue they carried CMTV, now there are dozens of music channels but all either new or old pop/rock.

Why no CMTV, does it still exist and is it FTA on any other sat?

A (British) folk channel would be nice, after all there is a Macedonian folk channel!
 

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Insufficient viewers is the simple answer. It went long ago - must be over 10 years as it was an analogue channel and closed before the transition to digital.

Country music is a ratings disaster in the UK - even a radio service couldnt make enough for it to survive - Country 1035 went through £millions, numerous incarnations and several owners before it was eventually pulled off air permanently.
 

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Country, Rockabilly, 50´s Rocknroll would be cool but Discochannels get more viewers and ads. But I live in theory that before I die there will be marginal channel for us marginal guys which shows only Crazy Cavan and the Rhythm rockers videos :-rofl2
 

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Off topic but on similar lines anyone remember Super Channel and Tutti fruiti the game show that " got them off"
 

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trigger said:
Off topic but on similar lines anyone remember Super Channel and Tutti fruiti the game show that " got them off"
yes i remember watching super channel on 13 east with sparklies on my old sat system 80cm dish and Tutti fruiti was good as well.I also had a black box for Red Hot Dutch it was also known as Red Hot Television.
 

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Just to get back on topic i liked to watch

Country music television
bring back CMT :-laugh
 

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