Your roundup of everything happening this week on INSP and


Welcome to The Roundup

Welcome to The Roundup for the week of July 1. Our new feature highlights exciting happenings over the next seven days at INSP and Let’s ride!

Starting On-Air

Happy Independence Day! After the cookouts, parades, and fireworks, you’ll be ready for a different kind of thrill—Westerns!


Yellowstone Kelly (9PM ET): Clint Walker stars! Military scout Luther “Yellowstone” Kelly saves the life of a wounded Arapaho woman…and soon finds himself ensnared in a deadly conflict between the Sioux and the U.S. Army.


Did you know?

In 1971, Clint Walker fell off a ski lift and was pierced through the heart with one of his ski poles—and pronounced dead at the hospital! When a doctor discovered that Walker was still alive, the medical staff rushed Walker into surgery and fixed his damaged heart. Walker was back to work within two months!


Learn more
The Clint Walker Story


Black Fox (12AM ET)

Tony Todd and Christopher Reeve star! As the Civil War heats up, Alan Johnson and former slave Britt head to Texas with their families, to forge new lives. But when Indians attack, and take women and children hostage, the settlers turn to Britt to broker peace.


Learn more
Insights Into Black Fox



Wild West Walker: Clint Walker Movie Weekend continues…

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Far Haven (2PM ET)

In 1887, Hunter Braddock moves back to Far Haven, Arizona to start over with his two young children, but when his father-in-law is brutally attacked he must take on the corrupt forces strangling the town in order to protect what he loves most. Stars Bailey Chase, Amanda Righetti, Bruce Boxleitner, A Martinez, Chris Mulkey.


Did you know?

A Martinez, who plays blacksmith Abraham in Far Haven, was rejected twice for the role of Cimarron, one of the young boys in the John Wayne classic Western, The Cowboys. Ultimately, he found himself on set with the Duke. “I gotta say, when I met John Wayne, I just felt like a little kid in my pajamas. Because he’s so much bigger than life. He was nice to me. He was big,” Martinez recalls.


Read more
The Amazing A Martinez
Far Haven—A Haven for Chris Mulkey
Bruce Boxleitner on James Arness


The Fighting Kentuckian (4PM ET)

John Wayne stars! In 1818 Alabama, Kentucky militiaman John Breen leads his regiment home following the battle of New Orleans. Along the way, Breen finds love and a new fight against men trying to steal land from French refugees. Now Breen’s in an all-out war for life, love—and justice!


Did You Know?

The Fighting Kentuckian is just one of two times Oliver Hardy appeared in a movie without his comedy partner of 23 years, Stan Laurel.


All About the Duke
Wayne’s Wisdom
John Wayne & James Arness: Friends, Colleagues, Co-Stars
John Wayne’s Leading Ladies
Name The John Wayne Movie


Gunsmoke: The Last Apache (9PM ET)

Marshal Matt Dillon rides again in this heartwarming and inspiring reunion movie! This time, he’s on a mission to save the daughter he never knew he had—and see that justice is served for two young Indian boys. Stars James Arness, Richard Kiley, Amy Stoch, and Michael Learned.


From The Waltons to the Wild West

In this TV movie, Michael Learned (who played Olivia Walton on The Waltons) reprises her role as Mike Yardley, Marshal Dillon’s love interest from the 1973 Gunsmoke episode, “Matt’s Love Story.”


All About Arness

Age of Arness: A Gunsmoke Journey

A Dodge City Love Affair

The James Arness Story


Online This Week

Trivia: Each Tuesday we release a new trivia question. Test your knowledge about all things Western!







Our summer Road Trip Series continues with Cheyenne, Wyoming. From bulls and broncs to a carnival and concerts, Cheyenne takes the Wild West seriously—with some serious fun!

Gear Up for Your Road Trip in the INSP General Store!




In Case You Missed It

Guess the Guest: Cheyenne

Something is out of focus! Can you guess the famous Cheyenne guest stars from the blurry photos?




8 Facts About Theodore Roosevelt

Born into wealth and privilege, but with a heart for service, Theodore Roosevelt overcame immense personal challenges. The 26th President of the United States—at a glance.

Your Weekly Dose...

Clint Walker and Jack Benny go toe-to-toe, but not quite eye-to-eye, in the classic clip of the Cheyenne star’s 1963 appearance on The Jack Benny Show in the “Tall Cowboy” skit.