CMT PROGRAMMING HIGHLIGHTS 10-19-09

10/20/09



PROGRAMMING HIGHLIGHTS

—WEEK OF OCTOBER 19—

ARE YOU SMARTER THAN A 5TH GRADER? - NEW EPISODES!
Comedian Jeff Foxworthy hosts this new, fast-paced half-hour syndicated version of the atypical game show that measures adults' lack of knowledge – as revealed by how much they've forgotten since grammar school. Grownups find themselves in a classroom setting, revisiting their youth, as they tackle subjects they were taught years ago ranging from art to geography and math to social studies. In ARE YOU SMARTER THAN A 5TH GRADER?, however, the players are not alone and there is a way for contestants to "cheat" in this classroom. The adults have the opportunity to get some help – in the form of elementary advice from real 5th graders who always seem to know more than the contestants. Don’t miss this week as brides-to-be are featured as special guests on the show. New episodes will air every night this week at 8:00 p.m., ET/PT, followed by a second episode airing at 8:30 p.m., ET/PT. Tuesday’s episode begins at 7:00 p.m., ET/PT with a second episode airing at 7:30 p.m., ET/PT.

CMT’S TOP 20 COUNTDOWN - ALL NEW EPISODE!
CMT TOP 20 COUNTDOWN, a two and a half-hour weekly countdown show, hosted by CMT’s Lance Smith, delivers country music’s hottest artists and rising stars with interviews and world video premieres. This week check out Gloriana’s new video “How Far Do You Wanna Go?” and Brooks & Dunn’s live performance of “My Maria” from their upcoming INVITATION ONLY special. Also on the show, get details on Dierks Bentley’s Miles & Music for Kids event and how fans can see him live in concert. Plus, get the inside scoop on Taylor Swift’s upcoming hosting gig on “Saturday Night Live.” Plus find out about Carrie Underwood’s variety show that includes special guests Dolly Parton and Brad Paisley. This all new episode of CMT TOP 20 COUNTDOWN airs Saturday, October 24 at 11:00 a.m., ET/PT.

CMT INSIDER - ALL NEW EPISODE!
CMT INSIDER, the weekly magazine show that explores all things in the world of entertainment that interest the CMT audience, features star interviews and news, chart action, new CD releases, new videos along with what's new in movies, fashion and fun. Hosted by CMT’s Katie Cook, this week get the scoop on Steve Martin’s recent win at the IBMA Awards and celebrate with Taylor Swift at her No. 1 party for “You Belong With Me.” Also on the show, Reba McEntire talks about her feisty video for “Consider Me Gone” and Tim McGraw chats about his new album Southern Voice. Plus, don’t miss bloopers of Jamey Johnson and Randy Houser as they hit the road for CMT ON TOUR. Watch all this and more when this all-new episode of CMT INSIDER premieres Saturday, October 24 at 1:30 p.m., ET/PT.

WORLD’S STRICTEST PARENTS - ALL NEW EPISODE!
WORLD’S STRICTEST PARENTS, a CMT original series, will document the journey of unruly teens from different families as they are forced to adapt to the rules and regulations of very strict host parents. Living under different standards from their families back home, the misbehaving teens will be subject to punishment for breaking rules and skipping chores while the strict parents attempt to mend their ways. This all-new episode of WORLD'S STRICTEST PARENTS follows teens Sadie and Nick as they head to Murfreesboro, Tenn. to stay with the Wright family. Parents Amy and Sam think the military has the right idea when it comes to breaking in new recruits. They make sure to enforce the rules of the house and explain the direct consequences and punishments for disobeying the rules. For the next week they'll take in Sadie and Nick, two rebellious teenagers whose bad behavior can't be controlled by their respective parents. Can a stay with the Wright’s and exposure to their disciplined regime help transform the teens into model citizens? This episode of WORLD’S STRICTEST PARENTS airs Saturday, October 24 at 8:00 p.m., ET/PT.

DALLAS COWBOYS CHEERLEADERS: MAKING THE TEAM 4 - ALL NEW EPISODE!
In a state where football rivals religion, the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders are the “holy grail.” CMT goes behind-the-scenes as hundreds of hopefuls fight to wear the famous blue and white uniforms when DALLAS COWBOYS CHEERLEADERS: MAKING THE TEAM returns for its fourth season. In the third episode, the girls head to training camp and realize just how difficult it’s going to be. Judges’ scores from auditions are revealed and rehearsals begin with Kelli Finglass critiquing the girls’ dance abilities using the dreaded pink stickers. The girls get their big sisters and have to face the dreaded DEXA machines, a high-tech imaging system that reads body fat percentage. Find out who survives this first week of training camp when an all-new episode of DALLAS COWBOYS CHEERLEADERS: MAKING THE TEAM premieres Saturday, October 24 at 9:00 p.m., ET/PT.

CMT’S #1 MUSIC AND A MOVIE: “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation”
Blockbuster movies and the hottest country music come together again when CMT’s #1 MUSIC AND A MOVIE airs with “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” as the featured movie of the week. Hosted by CMT Radio personality Cody Alan, the segments celebrate achievements related to the film as well as the biggest country artists, both past and present. Complete with No. 1 music videos and movie facts, the show also features musical guests and special interviews with stars from the movie of the week. In this week’s film, “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation,” Clark Griswold desperately wants to have the greatest Christmas ever and invites his extended dysfunctional family to his home in an attempt to share the holiday spirit. Things go from bad to worse when crazy cousin Eddy and his bizarre family show up uninvited. Starring Chevy Chase, Beverly DAngelo, and Randy Quaid, CMT’S #1 MUSIC AND A MOVIE featuring “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” premieres Sunday, October 25, at 3:00 p.m., ET/PT.

—WEEK OF OCTOBER 26—

ARE YOU SMARTER THAN A 5TH GRADER? - NEW EPISODES!
Comedian Jeff Foxworthy hosts this new, fast-paced half-hour syndicated version of the atypical game show that measures adults' lack of knowledge – as revealed by how much they've forgotten since grammar school. Grownups find themselves in a classroom setting, revisiting their youth, as they tackle subjects they were taught years ago ranging from art to geography and math to social studies. In ARE YOU SMARTER THAN A 5TH GRADER?, however, the players are not alone and there is a way for contestants to "cheat" in this classroom. The adults have the opportunity to get some help – in the form of elementary advice from real 5th graders who always seem to know more than the contestants. Don’t miss this week as expecting mothers are featured as special guests on the show. New episodes will air every night this week at 8:00 p.m., ET/PT, followed by a second episode airing at 8:30 p.m., ET/PT. Tuesday’s episode begins at 7:00 p.m., ET/PT with a second episode airing at 7:30 p.m., ET/PT.

CMT ROAD PRANKS - ALL NEW SPECIAL!
CMT is showing viewers how country stars get a laugh on the road with this all-new, 30-minute special including a wide variety of pranks and featuring artists Sara Evans, Don Barnes of .38 Special, Chris Young, Jewel and her bull-riding champion husband, Ty Murray. From launching rockets to spilling drinks on customers, these country icons know how to bring excitement to the road and they’ll stop at nothing for a laugh. Don’t miss what other funny tricks country stars have up their sleeves when CMT ROAD PRANKS premieres Friday, October 30 at 9:00 - 9:30 p.m., ET/PT.

INVITATION ONLY: BROOKS & DUNN - ALL NEW EPISODE!
Don’t miss the latest installment of CMT’S INVITATION ONLY as country superstar duo Brooks & Dunn perform their greatest hits, as well as new music from their album #1s…And Then Some. Taped in Nashville just days after announcing their split, INVITATION ONLY: BROOKS & DUNN features the duo performing before a small studio audience, taking questions from fans and delivering revealing and candid answers. This CMT special premieres Friday, October 30 at 10:00 p.m., ET/PT. Encore presentations will air Saturday, October 31 at 10:00 a.m., ET/PT and Sunday, November 1 at 11:00 p.m., ET/PT.

WORLD’S STRICTEST PARENTS - ALL NEW EPISODE!
WORLD’S STRICTEST PARENTS, a CMT original series, will document the journey of unruly teens from different families as they are forced to adapt to the rules and regulations of very strict host parents. Living under different standards from their families back home, the misbehaving teens will be subject to punishment for breaking rules and skipping chores while the strict parents attempt to mend their ways. This all-new episode of WORLD'S STRICTEST PARENTS follows teens Brent and Audrey as they head to Long Creek, Ore. to stay with the Manning family. Hard work and strict rules are a staple of the Manning home and ranch where the entire family works raising pigs and horses. The Mannings have found the best way to reach teens is through instruction, interaction with animals, and labor intensive work to keep them active. Rules are enforced at home but good behavior warrants fun family outings such as rafting and horseback riding. For the next week they'll take in Brent and Audrey, two rebellious teenagers whose bad behavior can't be controlled by their respective parents. Can a stay with the Manning’s and exposure to their ranch-style work ethic help transform the teens into model citizens? This episode of WORLD’S STRICTEST PARENTS airs Saturday, October 31 at 8:00 p.m., ET/PT.

DALLAS COWBOYS CHEERLEADERS: MAKING THE TEAM 4 - ALL NEW EPISODE!
In a state where football rivals religion, the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders are the “holy grail.” CMT goes behind-the-scenes as hundreds of hopefuls fight to wear the famous blue and white uniforms when DALLAS COWBOYS CHEERLEADERS: MAKING THE TEAM returns for its fourth season. In the fourth episode, the girls start their third week of training camp with uniform fittings, only a select few will get to keep them but everyone gets to try the star studded outfits on for size. Jay Johnson uncovers their physical fitness level with the intense Power Squad Army Fitness Test. After an exhausting dance rehearsal, the judges compare notes on who should go home. Find out who survives the cut when an all-new episode of DALLAS COWBOYS CHEERLEADERS: MAKING THE TEAM premieres Saturday, October 31 at 9:00 p.m., ET/PT.


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