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National TV Puts Pigeon Forge Tennessee in Spotlight

ABC, CBS and NBC have put Pigeon Forge, Tenn., in the spotlight.  ABC ‘s “Good Morning America” featured Dollywood’s new-design Wild Eagle roller coaster in a series of segments about thrill rides. Wild Eagle is the first winged coaster in the U.S. At NBC, Drake Elkin, a clogger from the Hatfield and McCoy Dinner Show in Pigeon Forge, is part of the dance team “All That” which emerged from 75,000 auditioning acts to make it into the final rounds of “America’s Got Talent.” At CBS, Rob Scheer, president of the company that owns the Great Smoky Mountain Lumberjack Feud, and his wife, Sheila, competed on “The Amazing Race,” an around-the-world adventure that won the Emmy Award for “Outstanding Reality-Competition Program” eight of the last nine years.

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