CMT ANNOUNCES THE 2007 CMA AWARDS NOMINATIONS LIVE DURING “CMT INSIDER SPECIAL EDITION: 2007 CMA AWARDS NOMINATIONS”
Half-Hour Special Hosted by Katie Cook and Lance Smith Featuring Special Guests Taylor Swift and Montgomery Gentry Premieres Thursday, August 30
NASHVILLE – August 29, 2007 – CMT hosts Katie Cook and Lance Smith broadcast all of the excitement of the 2007 CMA AWARDS NOMINATIONS with a special LIVE episode of CMT INSIDER, premiering Thursday, August 30 at 10:00-10:30 a.m., ET/PT; 9:00-9:30 a.m., CT.
Superstar duo, Sugarland, and CMA winner, Sara Evans, will announce the 2007 CMA Awards nominees in select categories live from New York on ABC’s “Good Morning America,” then CMT exclusively reveals the remaining nominations live from Nashville with Platinum newcomer, Taylor Swift, and CMA winning duo, Montgomery Gentry.
The CMT INSIDER SPECIAL EDITION: 2007 CMA AWARDS NOMINATIONS will re-air immediately following the premiere on Thursday, August 30 at 10:30 a.m., and again at 1:00 p.m. The special will continue to re-air throughout the week including Friday, August 31 at 8:00 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and Saturday, September 1 at 10:30 a.m. All times are ET/PT.
For more information on CMT INSIDER SPECIAL EDITION: 2007 CMA AWARDS NOMINATIONS log on to CMT.com. Lewis Bogach serves as executive producer for CMT INSIDER.
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