CMT CROSSROADS: DEF LEPPARD AND TAYLOR SWIFT SCORES ON CMT
NASHVILLE – November 11, 2008 – CMT CROSSROADS: DEF LEPPARD AND TAYLOR SWIFT scored big with 4.5 million viewers* tuning in over four initial airings. CMT CROSSROADS allowed Swift to fulfill her “childhood dream” when she walked onstage and performed with Def Leppard. Lead singer Joe Elliott and Swift swapped lyrics on such hit songs as “Photograph,” “Hysteria,” “Pour Some Sugar On Me,” “Picture to Burn” and “Love Story.”
CMT CROSSROADS: DEF LEPPARD AND TAYLOR SWIFT premiered on Friday, November 7, and will be re-telecast on CMT on Tuesday, November 11 at 9:00 p.m.; Friday, November 14 at 4:00 p.m.; Sunday, November 16 at 10:00 a.m.; and Wednesday, November 26 at 1:00 p.m. (all times listed are ET/PT). CMT CROSSROADS: DEF LEPPARD AND TAYLOR SWIFT is available now on CMT.com. Click here to view the entire program.
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*Nielsen Media Research (cume P 2+ / 1 minute qualifier), includes four airings.
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