Morgans Entertainment Acquires Honky Tonk TV
September 27, 2011 at 8:00 AM (PT)
PHOENIX, AZ-based MORGANS MEDIA GROUP has announced the acquisition of the weekly half-hour Country music news and entertainment television show HONKY TONK TV. The new owner is reporting no staff changes with the changeover. HONKY TONK MAGAZINE launched in 2007, followed by HONKY TONK TV in 2009, as a ‘live’ segment on the show, “THE DAILY BUZZ.”
“We are thrilled to welcome HONKY TONK TV to the MORGANS family and to expand our love for music and entertainment,” said Pres./CEO of MORGANS MEDIA GROUP, GEOFF OWENS. “We’re committed to an immediate growth strategy, beginning in the 4th quarter, to help the show maximize its target audience and more aggressively establish its brand. Our plan also includes building a stronger presence in NASHVILLE and other key markets.”
Executive Producer of HONKY TONK TV, CHRIS JAMES, will become Chief Creative Officer of the new FLORIDA office positioned on the backlot of UNIVERSAL STUDIOS ORLANDO.
For info, visit www.honkytonktv.com.