First on Samsung TV Plus: Three-Time Grammy Winner Darius Rucker Offers Unique View of Charleston on the Design Network
Watch the entire season first, May 16th Through May 30th at 8/7 p.m. ET/CT
Fans of history, design, and culture have a new show to enjoy, arriving first on Samsung TV Plus, May 16, 2022. Rucker’s Reno, the newest program from The Design Network, follows three-time GRAMMY winner Darius Rucker as he revives a vacant city landmark in the heart of Charleston, S.C., into a modern treasure for his family to enjoy. With an eye for design and his innate love for his hometown of Charleston, Darius and his team tackle the mansion’s restoration one room at a time, while also stopping by some of the city’s finest establishments.
Join Rucker as he showcases the best parts of Charleston’s vibrant culture, meeting local chefs, entrepreneurs, fishermen and friends as he highlights some of the top attractions in the area, from generations of tea growers to the many outdoor activities this city by the sea has to offer.
“It’s always an honor when I get to showcase my hometown of Charleston to the world, and I’m thankful to The Design Network for such a great platform to do just that,” Darius Rucker said. “The team on this project was so talented and made it such a fun, creative process from start to finish. I can’t wait for everyone to see the transformation!”
Something for Everyone
Rucker’s Reno joins Samsung TV Plus’s 200 channels and growing of news, sports, and entertainment programming available on Samsung Smart TVs and mobile devices. Streaming first on Samsung TV Plus through May 30th, The Design Network’s Rucker’s Reno sits alongside The Design Network, Tiny House Nation, BBC Home, This Old House and other food, home & travel channels for those in search of inspiration and entertainment.
Watch the entire season of Rucker’s Reno first, May 16 Through Monday, May 30th at 8/7 p.m. ET/CT on Channel 1215 on Samsung TV Plus.
About The Design Network
The Design Network is a first-of-its-kind OTT network, created for the new Connected TV era, delivering a different and unique perspective on all areas of the home. From organization to entertaining, TDN series are produced with a new generation of homeowners in mind – focusing on style, how-to, and an education in design choices beyond just the before and after. TDN is streaming 24/7 for free on Samsung TV+, The Roku Channel, Amazon’s IMDbTV, Sling, Xumo, Vizio WatchFree+, Redbox, Rakuten TV and Plex. Stream anytime at TDN.TV
About Darious Rucker
Rucker first achieved multi-Platinum status in the music industry as lead singer and rhythm guitarist of the GRAMMY Award-winning band Hootie & the Blowfish, who have sold more than 25 million albums worldwide including their Diamond-certified debut Cracked Rear View, which remains among the Top 10 best-selling studio albums of all time. Since releasing his first Country album in 2008, Rucker has earned a whole new legion of fans with four No. 1 albums on the Billboard Country chart, including RIAA Platinum-certified Learn to Live and True Believers, plus 10 No. 1 singles at Country radio and 11 Gold, Platinum or multi-Platinum certified hits. Rucker was inducted as a Grand Ole Opry member in 2012 and in 2014 he won his third career GRAMMY Award for Best Solo Country Performance with his 9x Platinum version of Old Crow Medicine Show’s “Wagon Wheel,” one of the top five best-selling Country songs of all time. He co-hosted the 54th annual CMA Awards in 2020 and topped the charts at Country radio once again with “Beers And Sunshine” in 2021. Follow up single “My Masterpiece” is available everywhere now as Rucker puts the finishing touches on a forthcoming album.
As a lifelong philanthropist, Rucker supports the MUSC Children’s Hospital in his hometown of Charleston, South Carolina and has also raised millions of dollars for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital through his annual Darius & Friends benefit concert and golf tournament. Rucker has also advocated for over 200 charitable causes supporting public education and junior golf programs in South Carolina through the Hootie & the Blowfish Foundation and serves as a National Chair for the National Museum of African American Music in Nashville.
For more information, visit www.dariusrucker.com and follow on social media @DariusRucker.
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