Small Town Big Deal

Welcome to “Small Town Big Deal.” We love a good story and America’s small towns are just full of amazing people and their personal stories of big success, clever innovation, captivating history and just good common sense ideas that truly make a difference in people’s lives.

We want to introduce you to some fascinating folks and explore their real-life stories. And it’s happening all across America – we call it “Small Town Big Deal.” 

Join "Small Town, Big Deal” for the First Ever Vintage Tractor Caribbean Cruise Jan. 10-17, 2016

Vintage Tractor Caribbean CruiseSmall Town Big Deal is partnering with Paquette's Farmall Museum and we’ll be cruising the western Caribbean for seven nights on Royal Caribbean’s Freedom of the Seas. The cruise will include a private Vintage Tractor Collector’s cocktail party, a collector’s  beach barbecue on a private island , tractor experts and speakers featuring Stew Paquette, and a premiere screening of a never before aired episode of “Small Town, Big Deal.” And don’t forget hosts Rodney Miller and Jann Carl will be on the cruise for a meet-and-greet.

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Nationwide Agribusiness Stand Up Award!

Do you know someone who has made a big difference in your town or in someone's life? Maybe it's a friend, neighbor or community leader. Nominate them for the

Nationwide Agribusiness 'Stand Up Award'!

You both will receive a Nationwide Agribusiness/Small Town Big Deal Hat and the winner will be recognized on an episode of Small Town Big Deal, receive a Stand Up Award plaque and have $100 donated to a non-profit charity of their choice.

Don't wait...nominate that special person now!

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"Small Town Big Deal" Forms Advertising Partnership with Ogden Publications

"Small Town Big Deal" has named Ogden Publications its advertising partner.

Ogden Publications sells traditional advertising spots, along with advertising opportunities within and around the show. The company's key brand include Grit, Capper's Farmer, Mother Earth News and Mother Earth Living.

"We represent rural America, and Jann and Rodney complement that with fun, insightful stories about the people, businesses and traditions that make small towns special," said Bryan Welch, publisher and editorial director of Ogden Publications.

"We are excited about the possibilities that this partnership will bring and how it will help us continue bringing not only family friendly television, but entertaining programs, to people across the country," said host Rodney Miller.

Parents Television Council's Seal of Approval®

We are very happy to announce that "Small Town Big Deal" has just been selected to receive the Parents Television Council's official Seal of Approval®

"Hosts Jann Carl and Rodney Miller bring an inquisitive and enthusiastic attitude to exploring the little-known yet fascinating events, people, and places of our country. Because of its educational yet entertaining content and its emphasis on family-friendly values, the Parents Television Council is proud to award Small Town Big Deal with the PTC Seal of Approval®. The PTC recommends this program for viewers of all ages."

Watch Us Anytime, Anywhere!

We're excited to announce our new partnership with CarbonTV. Now you can watch new episodes of "Small Town Big Deal" every Thursday at 7:00 p.m. on your computer, your smart phone, your iPad or your Roku player. You can also catch up on episodes you missed or have your very own "Small Town Big Deal" marathon viewing!

By registering and watching at least one episode of “Small Town Big Deal” via this CarbonTV link, you'll be helping us earn revenue that will go right back into production so that we can keep telling great American stories!

CarbonTV is an online video network dedicated to top-quality outdoor lifestyle shows from hunting and fishing to farming and adventure sports.

So watch us in your living room or outside on the patio - anywhere you have a wifi connection!


Upcoming Shows!

  • September 25th – Cranberry Harvest; Loveless Café/Music City Roots 
  • NEW SHOW! October 2nd – National Corn Bread Festival 
  • NEW SHOW! October 9th – Greenfield Village; Dearborn Museum 
  • NEW SHOW! October 16th – Green Bay Packers; Cheeseheads


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