The Pursuit! with John Rich Episodes (25)
Ronnie and Chris Barrett
From the front lines to the home front, John sits down with two of the greatest American gun inventors alive today, Ronnie and Chris Barrett, as they discuss their never-ending mission to protect and define the American spirit.
Grammy award-winning country music star, Gretchen Wilson, may have become a sensation overnight, but it was a lifetime in the making. Gretchen grew up with a ton of talent, but very few opportunities. John sits down with Gretchen to talk about the hardships and struggles that she has endured.
From narrowly escaping communism as a child, to growing a business worth hundreds of millions, Robert Herjavec is a case study of what it means to work hard and dream big! John sits down with Robert Herjavec, a Shark Tank Investor, who shares his story of perseverance & determination to pursue the American dream.
From playing ‘Sgt. Bull Randleman’ in 'Band of Brothers', to portraying ‘Abraham Ford’ on 'The Walking Dead', actor Michael Cudlitz always brings a level of real authenticity to his roles. John sits down with Michael Cudlitz to discuss his childhood and how he's defied all odds on his journey to becoming a fan-favorite Hollywood actor.
In the world of country music, there is one man who stands alone as America’s premier, genre melding frontiersman of melody and lyric known by the name of 'Cowboy Troy'. John sits down with fellow musician and friend Cowboy Troy to talk about the hardships and struggles, including racism, that he has encountered through his life.
Larry Gatlin & T. G. Sheppard
Larry Gatlin and T. G. Sheppard are two of the most iconic country singers ever to walk the streets of Nashville, but their success didn’t come without struggle. John sits down with the two legends as they share their unique stories of heartache, redemption and perseverance.
The world of wrestling is competitive and tough, with a turnover rate unlike any other form of entertainment. John sits down with American professional wrestling star Jeff Jarrett who has dealt with a long list of disappointments, struggles and successes in his pursuit of happiness.
In his last on-camera interview, legendary Country Music Artist Charlie Daniels sits down with John Rich to talk about how he became a Country music icon. Charlie reflects on a life well lived and his journey to pursue the American dream.
From growing up with serious health issues as a child to becoming an Olympic gold medalist, Scott Hamilton never stopped dreaming big. In this episode, John talks to Scott about his life and the journey that made him an American figure skating legend.
In her last interview, John’s grandmother sits down with John to reflect on a life well lived and the everlasting American spirit. Granny Rich has seen it all and always lived by the mantra ‘Never quit. Never give up. Never stop dreaming.'
Chef Maneet Chauhan
From growing up in India and immigrating to America, world-renowned chef and television personality Maneet Chauhan has excelled in an industry dominated by men. John sits down with Chef Maneet to find out what's in her recipe for the American dream.
The Warren Brothers
Country music artists Brad and Brett Warren have faced plenty of their own trials including addiction and death. ‘The Warren Brothers’ join John to share their story of heartache and victory in their pursuit of the American dream.
John sits down with Clint Black to talk about his life and how he became one of country music's most iconic voices.
Through struggling with homelessness in Los Angeles, Damien kept his faith and a song in his heart. John sits down with Damien to look back on the road he's taken and where he's going next.
Jared Allen was built to be an NFL player and he followed that dream all the way to the Super Bowl. Jared shares his story of setbacks and successes and how he's on a mission to help those who have sacrificed everything to protect our freedom to dream.
When ‘The Isaacs’ voices harmonize together it’s about as close as you'll get to hearing a choir of angels! The Isaacs join John to discuss the trials and triumphs they have faced as a band and a family and how faith has been at the center of it all.
Craig Wiseman and Jeffrey Steele
Craig Wiseman and Jeffrey Steele are two of the most influential songwriters to ever walk the streets of Nashville. This talented duo sits down with John to share their stories and insights into the music industry.
Before Gavin DeGraw became an award-winning singer, he grew up playing music in the heart of the Catskill Mountains. During his heart-to-heart conversation with John Rich, Gavin shares the many highs and lows he went through in order to reach the top.
Known to many simply as 'The King', NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty knows how to win. A pioneer in the racing business, Richard is the most decorated driver in the history of NASCAR with 200 career race wins.
From humble beginnings in Amarillo, TX to becoming a country music star, John Rich has succeeded everywhere he goes. Being a central part in successful groups like 'Lonestar' and 'Big & Rich', John knows the path to success.
After going through a hate crime in her teenage years, Candace Owens chose to ditch the victim mentality in order to become the powerful political figure that she is today.
With an in-ring career that spans over four decades, Chris Jericho has cemented his legacy as one of the greatest professional wrestlers of all time. John sits down with Chris to discuss his long and storied climb to the top.
Wynonna Judd is a symbol of what it means to be a strong, determined woman and a genuine all-American icon. John sits down with international superstar Wynonna Judd to discuss the trials and triumphs that life has tossed her way.
John sits down with Noah Galloway, a retired Army Sergeant, who was defending the American dream until he endured a tragic accident. The roller coaster ride that ensued afterwards is one of legendary proportions and an inspirational story of patriotism.
From the bottom of the trench to the top of a podium. John talks with Brandon Slay, a 2000 Olympic gold medalist, who shares his story of perseverance & gritty determination to pursue the American dream.