Bob Anderson, David Hirschi Guest Star - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

Released September 15, 2003

Bob Anderson, David Hirschi Guest Star

Bob Anderson
and David Hirschi Guest Star

A new Branson artist, Bob Anderson, and a long-time Branson comedian, David Hirschi, are the next guests on the Gene Williams Country Television Show.

"Bob Anderson is much more than one voice and on my program, he shows why People Magazine said he is the best singing impressionist in show business. Bob has a morning show at the Mickey Gilley Theatre and is a welcome addition to Branson," said Gene.

"Our next show features comedian David Hirschi who is also known as Slim Chance from Yakov Smirnoff’s show. In addition to being the producer and director of Yakov’s highly successful Branson show for the past five years, David’s vast experiences include performing as a comedian on Las Vegas stages and creating stage shows for science museums and being the creative producer of the successful Broadway show As Long As We Both Shall Laugh," said Gene, whose show is seen in 11 markets and is sponsored by Lucas Oil Products.

The show featuring Bob Anderson will be broadcast on Sunday, Sept. 21 at 10:30 p.m. on WB 31 in the Springfield/Branson/Harrison markets; Saturday, Sept. 27 at 6 a.m. in Little Rock/Fort Smith and Shreveport, La. on Channel 4 KARK/NBC and Dallas, Texas and Memphis, Tenn. on  and Saturday, Oct. 4 on WB 58 Nashville at midnight and Fox at 11:30 p.m.
(Programming Correction: This show will air on KAIT on Sunday, September 28 at 12:30 pm.)

The show with Hirschi will air on Sunday, Sept. 28 at 10:30 p.m. in Springfield/Branson/Harrison markets; Saturday, Oct. 4 at 6 a.m. in Little Rock/Fort Smith and Shreveport, La. on Channel 4 KARK/NBC and Dallas,  and Memphis, Tenn; and Saturday, Oct. 11 on WB 58 Nashville at midnight and Fox at 11:30 p.m.
(Programming Correction: This show will air on KAIT on Sunday, October 5 at 12 Noon.)

Williams, the creator of the only weekly television show taped in Branson about Branson, is an inductee to the Memphis Music Hall of Fame and has worked with greats like Johnny Cash, the Statler Brothers, Carl Perkins, the Carter Family, Charlie Walker, Del Reeves, Merle Haggard, Ray Price, Bill Carlisle, Johnny Carver, Tommy Cash, Claude King, Ronnie Session, Little Jimmy Dickens and more.

Williams is credited with blazing many trails for country music television and was recently featured in his own prime time special airing during KAIT’s 40th anniversary. The Gene Williams Television Show is a recipient of a Telly Award, cable television’s equivalent to an Emmy. The show includes celebrity interviews and videos from the biggest, hottest names in country music such as Shania Twain, Trace Adkins, Alan Jackson, Brad Paisley, Faith Hill and more.

Williams’ co-host is Katie Lynn, an award winning vocalist who has held the Branson Entertainment Awards Best Support Vocalist for the past three years for her work in the Mickey Gilley Show.

Williams is planning a one hour Christmas special which will feature Mickey Gilley and a Christmas greeting from the Oak Ridge Boys among other celebrities.

For more information check out the web site at www.genewilliamscountry.com.

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