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John Schneider & Tom Wopat to embark on 'Good Ole Boys' tour

Schneider & Wopat embark Good Ole Boys tour

The Dukes of Hazzard’s Bo and Luke Duke are reuniting this spring along with their famous car, The General Lee, when actors John Schneider and Tom Wopat embark on the Good Ole Boys tour.    Celebrating the 40th anniversary of The Dukes of Hazzard, which aired on CBS from 1979 to 1985, the MuscleKingz Car Show & Concert Series kicks off April 13 at Bakersfield, Calif.’s Kern County Raceway and will visit at least 10 markets in 2019.   The events will take place in outdoor facilities that…

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John Schneider Studios sold
John Schneider Studios

John Schneider Studios has a new owner. On January 16th, the expansive Livingston Parish property once owned by actor John Schneider was auctioned off by the sheriff’s office. Schneider’s land, including his home, office and sound stages, was seized late last year after he failed to pay his mortgage. Court documents said the ‘Dukes of Hazzard’ star owed nearly a quarter of a million dollars. The buyer, a local businessman named Paul Ferachi, bought up the property for $385,000. Ferachi said…

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John Schneider Studios up for sale

Law enforcement officials have seized an extensive piece of land belonging to ‘Dukes of Hazzard’ star John Schneider in Livingston Parish, Louisiana and plan to put it up for sale later this month. According to court documents, the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office took over the property totalling more than 50 acres. The property includes Schneider’s home, office, cars, sound stages, and more. It will go up for sale after January 16th. The sheriff’s office says the seizure of sale is due…

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1:18 Hazzard Sheriff car coming soon!

Good news, good news! It seems like we are getting something new to spend our hard earned cash on. Check out these deco sample images for GreenLight Collectibles Item #19055 1:18 Artisan Collection – It’s a 1977 Plymouth Fury – Hazzard County Sheriff Rosco car! This item is said to be hitting the market in January 2019.

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Dukes of Hazzard was a very expensive TV show

“Dukes of Hazzard” star John Schneider has revealed that the down-home TV classic could not be made today — because it cost a bundle. Schneider, best known for playing Bo Duke on the ’80s series, is competing on this season’s “Dancing with the Stars” and told Fox News after the live Tuesday night show, “We were in a three-network world back then, so ‘The Dukes of Hazzard,’ as fun and as backwoods as it seemed, was still a $1.3…

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John Schneider hopes his children will speak to him again

In addition to winning the Mirrorball Trophy, John Schneider is hopeful that his Dancing with the Stars journey might pave a path to reconciliation with his three children. The Dukes of Hazzard star, who played Bo Duke on the series from 1979-85, made his debut on the reality dancing competition series on September 24, when season 27 premiered. Schneider, 58, and his pro partner, Emma Slater, performed a foxtrot on night one and earned an 18/30 from judges. On the second evening of a two night premiere,…

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John Schneider joins ‘Dancing with the Stars’

  We already know from the “Dukes of “Hazzard” theme song that Louisiana resident John Schneider can straighten the curves and flatten the hills. But can he dance? We’re about to find out. Schneider was announced Wednesday (Sept. 12) as one of the 13 celebrities who will compete in the upcoming 27th season of the ABC competition series “Dancing with the Stars.” He will be paired with professional ballroom dancer Emma Slater. “I’m working on it,” Schneider said when…

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John Schneider Issues Statement After Burt Reynolds’ Death

  John Schneider has issued a statement on the passing of his friend, Burt Reynolds. “One of my most vivid memories as a sixteen-year-old was skipping school and climbing over a fence, finding someone with a radio, and talking myself onto the set of Smokey and the Bandit at the fairgrounds in Atlanta. Years later after The Dukes of Hazzard started, I had a friendship with Burt Reynolds and I cherished it. Years after that, I would go to Burt’s house for…

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Burt Reynolds dead at 82

  Burt Reynolds, who played the roll of Boss Hogg in the 2005 remake of ‘The Dukes of Hazzard’, featuring Willie Nelson, Jessica Simpson and Johnny Knoxville, died at age 82. The handsome film and television star is known for his acclaimed performances in Deliverance and Boogie Nights, commercial hits such as Smokey and the Bandit and for an active off-screen love life which included relationships with Loni Anderson and Sally Field. In a statement, his niece, Nancy Lee Hess, called his death “totally unexpected,”…

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John Schneider returns to music with ‘The Odyssey’

  “I had been out of the music business so long, I didn’t realize how much I missed it,” musician, singer and actor John Schneider says of “Ruffled Skirts,” the album that rekindled his passion to create music. The former star of “The Dukes of Hazzard,” says that record came out of the loss and struggle he and his friends and neighbors endured in the catastrophic 2016 Louisiana floods that virtually destroyed Schneider’s film and music studios. During the…

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Tom Wopat disinvited from Ripon festival

  Wisconsin native and former “Dukes of Hazzard” star Tom Wopat isn’t the guest of honor at a Ripon fall festival anymore. The chamber of commerce decided to disinvite Wopat from Septemberfest after the actor pleaded guilty in July to inappropriately touching two women. Wopat starred as Luke Duke in the 1980s series and grew up in Lodi, outside Madison. The Ripon Chamber of Commerce wanted Wopat to come to Septemberfest on Sept. 15 because of that local connection, said…

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Tom Wopat sentenced to one year probation
Tom Wopat gets one year probation

  Tom Wopat, Luke Duke from “The Dukes of Hazzard”, accused of groping cast members of a musical in Waltham in August 2017, was sentenced to probation on two counts of “annoying and accosting a person of the opposite sex,” the Middlesex district attorney’s office said. Wopat, 66, of New York, pleaded guilty to the charge in Waltham District Court and was sentenced to a year of probation and ordered to stay away from and have no contact with…

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John Schneider wants to do jail time

  John Schneider is asking the court to restore his jail sentence following his early release. The former Dukes of Hazzard star was sentenced to three days behind bars in the Los Angeles County Jail in June for failure to pay more than $150,000 in owed alimony payments to his ex-wife, Elvira “Elly” Schneider. The actor was released on the same day as his initial booking because of California’s overcrowded prison system, but his legal woes were not done with that. Schneider was also ordered to…

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Real General Lee for sale

  There’s a lot of General Lees out there, but few can lay claim to have actually be a part of the original Dukes of Hazzard series that ran on CBS from 1979-1985. From the crew over at the Volo Auto Museum comes news that one of the original 17 cars that were released by Warner Bros. back in 1991 has come up for sale. It’s located in California, and is the last remaining 1969 Dodge Charger 440 R/T that was used in the…

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John Schneider sent to jail

  Dukes of Hazzard star John Schneider, who played Bo Duke on the famous series that ran from 1979 through 1985, was sentenced to three days in jail for failing to pay his estranged wife, Elvira Castle, alimony. Luckily for the 57-year-old actor, he was released from jail on Tuesday (June 12) after just serving five hours of his sentence due to overcrowding. Schneider excused his delinquency by explaining that he was unable to afford the alimony payments, blaming high levels…

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