BILL ENGVALL IS BACK ON CMT WITH A FRESH BATCH OF “COUNTRY FRIED HOME VIDEOS”

01/16/07

Second Season of Home Grown Fun Premieres Friday, February 2 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT

NASHVILLE – January 16, 2007 – Comedian Bill Engvall is back with an all new season of COUNTRY FRIED HOME VIDEOS, the series that shows what everyday Americans do for fun and 15 seconds of fame, beginning Friday, February 2 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT.
CMT presents another heaping helping of hilarity with new episodes of viewer-generated video moments that run the gamut of insane stunts involving dirt bikes to inventive uses for RVs in each 30-minute episode, with one video awarded with Engvall’s infamous “Here’s Your Sign” cash prize at the end of each episode.
What makes a home video “country fried”? It could be a belly flopping contest in a mud puddle; shot gun bowling in the backyard; or even the age old favorite, bobbing for trout. Fans interested in submitting their very own “country fried” home movies can go to CMT.com, where they can also check out the best full length clips from each week’s episode.
Bill Engvall is one of the members of the hugely successful phenomenon “Blue Collar Comedy Tour.” He is a platinum selling recording artist and has three DVDs certified multi-platinum. He co-starred in “Blue Collar TV” and most recently shot a pilot for TBS, "The Bill Engvall Show" which he wrote and created. Bill is starring in the movie "Delta Farce" with Larry the Cable Guy, which will be released on May 11 and his book Just A Guy will be released on May 15. His newest comedy release, 15° Off Cool, will be released in February of 2007.
COUNTRY FRIED HOME VIDEOS originally aired on CMT as a half-hour special in March 2006 and debuted as a series in June 2006. COUNTRY FRIED HOME VIDEOS is produced by Mack and Bradley Anderson of First Television (“Maximum Exposure, “Battlebots,” “Trigger Happy TV”). Paul Villadolid serves as executive in charge of production for CMT and Nicole Zien is executive producer for CMT.
CMT, America’s No. 1 country music network, carries original programming, specials, and live concerts and events, as well as a mix of videos by established country music artists and new cutting-edge acts, including world premiere exclusive videos. Founded March 6, 1983, CMT, owned and operated by MTV Networks, reaches more than 83 million households in the United States. Go to country music’s biggest web site at www.cmt.com.

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