GoUSA TV launched its original series Small Town, Big Story

February, 2022 – The United States is home to hundreds of small towns throughout the country, bursting
with individual personality and deep-rooted traditions. To help celebrate the local characters who bring
these townsto life, Atlas Obscura co-founder and creative director, Dylan Thuras, journeys across America
to discoversome of the country’s hidden wondersin newly launched GoUSA TV originalseries Small Town,
Big Story. Thuras, one of America’s greatest storytellers, showcases America’s weirdest and most wondrous small
towns, from South Bristol in Maine, to Glover in Vermont and Ketchum in Idaho, enabling viewers to learn
about the fascinating folklore, annual celebrations and unusual rites of passage.
Small Town, Big Story transports viewers to one of the only places on the planet to still harvest ice; travels
to the depths of the forest to meet a thriving arts community producing theatrical performances using
giant papier-mâché puppets to tackle complex and often politically-charged topics; and joins the annual
sheep parade celebrations in a small desert-mountain town in the north-west.
In each episode, Thuras helps share the stories of these individuals, ranging from fifth generation sheep
farmers to puppeteers, helping keep traditions alive and showcasing true American life outside the big
cities. “Across America, there is an endless supply of interesting little towns and so many of them have
something worth celebrating. From noteworthy histories and legends, we are dedicated to telling these
Small Town, Big America adds to GoUSA TV’s collection of off-the-beaten-track content, told from the
perspectives of real people, featuring programmes which highlight and inspire authentic multicultural
travel experiences across the United States.

About GoUSA TV:
Launched in 2018, GoUSA TV is the first-of-its-kind connected TV channel where people around the world
can stream over 40 million minutes of entertaining and episodic content delivered through expanded
streaming partnerships. The premier travel entertainment channel is available without subscription, fees
or logins and is continually updated with engaging U.S. content enabling viewers to discover all the
possibilities the USA has to offer told from the diverse perspectives of real people. It is powered by Brand
USA, the destination marketing organization for the United States, and is available for download for free
on iOS or Android phones or on Samsung TV, Apple TV and Amazon Fire TV. Follow GoUSA TV
on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. About Dylan Thuras:
Documentary filmmaker and author, Dylan Thuras, isthe cofounder and creative director of Atlas Obscura,
the America-based online magazine and travel company. Atlas Obscura was launched to share the sense
of wonder that the world has to offer, as it was felt that the world was still a huge, bizarre astounding
place, with much to learn from. Dylan is the co-author of the number one New York Times bestseller Atlas
Obscura: An Explorer’s Guide to the World’s Hidden Wonders and the New York Times bestselling kids
book The Atlas Obscura Explorer’s Guide for the World’s Most Adventurous Kid. He has appeared as a host
on NPR’s All Things Considered and a guest on Science Friday, and CBS Sunday Morning, and been featured
in the New York Times, New Yorker, Associated Press, amongst others.
Sunil Puri Arpita Sinha
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