“Texas Country Reporter” does not feature actors, but features real life individuals from Texas, including Scott Myers, Jay Boy Adams, Matt Brown, John Bramblitt and Minnie Lou Bradley. “Texas Country Reporter” is a weekly television program aired in all cities in Texas and nationally on cable channel RFD-TV. Virgil Johnson, Tim Gearn, John Chadwell, Betty Bundy and Blues Boy Willie are some other individuals featured on the show.
Bob Phillips is the host and producer of the program. The program showcases people and places from Texas, mainly emphasizing on the rural areas of the state. Phillips takes a road trip across the state discovering and showcasing interesting places and uplifting stories, including stories of artists, collectors and local heroes. While complete episodes are not available online, “Texas Country Reporter” uploads specific segments of the show on YouTube.
As part of the 25th anniversary of the show in 1998, Phillips hosted a special series named “Texas Country Reporter Discovers America” with 60 episodes in 35 states. “On the Road with Bob Phillips,” a national version of the program, was planned in 2010, but failed to materialize. As of 2015, each episode has a segment dedicated to people or places from other states.
Further details of the show, including episodes archive, is available on the show's official website, TexasCountryReporter.com