In his last appearance on camera, iconic TV Western actor James Drury appeared in the above spot for Western-themed network INSP to describe exactly what a hero was to him amid the current pandemic. Drury passed away on April 6, 2020, at the age of 85.

Drury, who as the star of The Virginian is a mainstay of the network, was joined by several other Western stars in an overall campaign, titled “We Ride Together,” about heroes that has appeared across the network’s linear and social platforms.


Producer/Editor: Andrea White

Motion Designer: Justin Warren

Audio Mixer: Dan Luna

Director, Social Media: Alison Hill

Director, Special Projects: Josh Acuff

Talent Relations Manager: Elizabeth Buraglio

Talent Coordinator: Kendall Howard

Director, Media Relations: Tara Brown

VP, Corporate Communications: Melissa Prince Thornton

VP, Digital Content and Social Media: Tina Lloyd

Associate Producer: Jessica Owoc-McClelland

Motion-Design Manager: Demetre Gionis

Director, Creative Operations: Scott Craven

VP, Creative Design: Zach Chambers

VP Creative Promotion: Peter Overland

EVP, Marketing: Hayes Tauber

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