Country World Productions Inc. was founded in 1982 as a Multimedia Company with divisions in Television Production, Publishing,
Special Event Development, and Television Sponsorship Sales. Since 1994, Country World has dedicated its expertise and efforts
to providing Captioning Services, and Captioning Sponsorship to the television industry.
The company was founded by Timothy E. Manion, a visionary marketer who recognized and capitalized on many exciting
growth areas with the company over the next 25 years.
T.E. Manion authored his first cookbook, Wild Game and Country Cooking and hosted a very popular series with the same name that
aired on National PBS, the Outdoor Life Channel, and syndication. This cookbook became the “bestselling” wild game cookbook to date. He
later authored three more books.
Company created the National MWC Walleye Tournament Circuit and Sports
Festivals. This fishing tournament circuit was the first of its kind and is today owned by
1987-1994 Country World created and produced a number of TV series that aired on CBS
Network, the Outdoor Channel, the Learning Channel, the Sports Channel, the Outdoor Life
Channel, Domestic, and International Syndication.
Country World created and co-produced the CD-Rom video game series Trophy Bass
and Trophy Deer with Sierra Online/Dynamix.
Country World changed the course and direction of the company that greatly impacted the television industry by creating the “model” for
Closed Captioning Sponsorship. This new advertising model provided the advertiser with a cost-effective way to sponsor closed captioning
while being a great corporate citizen that enabled closed captioning for the Deaf/Hard of Hearing Community. Closed Captioning Sponsorship is
beneficial to television networks and stations as additional non-traditional revenue.
U.S. Captioning Company was formed as a subsidiary of Country World
Productions Inc., and is a provider of quality Real Time, Post Production, and Spanish
Language captioning services. The company soon became the industry’s largest
turnkey provider of captioning sponsorship and captioning services.
Country World expanded its sponsorship expertise into providing municipal marketing sponsorship for venues, cities, municipalities, and
Country World Productions, Inc was purchased by a private equity group. Beth Aschebbrenner is the President/Chief Executive Officer,
and is also one of the shareholders.
Country World Productions became a Wisconsin State Certified Women Owned Business.
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