"Hee Haw," a country music-themed variety show that comprised musical segments and comedic skits, aired weekly on CBS from 1969 until 1971. After CBS cancelled the show, it was produced for local syndication until 1991. The last episode aired on May 30, 1992.Continue Reading
"Hee Haw" consisted of performances from a regular cast and guests, which over the years included such recognized country music figures as Reba McEntire, Dolly Parton and Garth Brooks. The show was filmed in Nashville, Tenn., and it was set in a fictional backwoods locale called Kornfield Kounty.
CBS's decision to cancel "Hee Haw" in 1971 was part of a network-wide shift away from programming that featured rural settings.Learn more about Art & Literature