After an interesting winter that saw 10 p.m. tapings, tape delayed broadcasts and no live shows at all for several weeks, the Midnite Jamboree is back to normal. The show is once again airing live at midnight from the Texas Troubadour Theater next to the Ernest Tubb Record Shop on Music Valley Drive in Nashville.
Last fall the show began an unprecedented switch from its format that had held since its debut in 1947. Instead of airing live at midnight the show began taping programs. The taped shows were held at 10 p.m. then broadcast a week later (instead of the same night). From Christmas until the first part of March the show was completely silent for the first time ever, allowing WSM to air rebroadcasts of "classic shows."
Barbara Fairchild welcomed the show back to live status in March. It currently runs with its longstanding format.