Throughout his acting career, Phil Vassar starred in a number of television specials and movies. A regular on the awards show circuit, he made an appearance on "TNN & CMT Country Weekly Music Awards" (2000-01). He appeared in a number of television specials, including "Live at the Wildhorse" (2001-02) and "Peace, Prayer and Unity" (2001-02). He worked in series television while getting his start in acting, including a part on "The Test" (2000-02). He made regular appearances at awards shows, including "The 35th Annual CMA Awards" (2001-02) and "The 36th Annual CMA Awards" (2002-03). He also worked in television during these years, including a part on "Nashville Star" (2002-08). He also appeared as Dr. Tennison in "For the Love of a Dog." Additionally, he appeared in a number of television specials, including "CMA Music Festival: Country Music's Biggest Party" (2004-05) and "Music Builds: CMT Disaster Relief Concert" (). Vassar most recently acted in the comedic drama "Small Town Saturday Night" (2010) with John Hawkes.