CMT UPDATES PREMIERE OF “I LOVE KELLIE PICKLER”
and Her Husband Songwriter/Producer Kyle Jacobs
to Premiere on November 5 at 10 pm ET/PT
Nashville, September 24, 2015 – CMT today announced the updated premiere for the highly anticipated docu-comedy “I Love Kellie Pickler,” starring Kellie Pickler and her husband, Kyle Jacobs, on Thursday, November 5 at 10 pm ET/PT.
“When my husband co-wrote a song titled ‘Ain’t No Cure for Crazy’ and said it was meant just for me, I had to wonder,” said Pickler in a playful manner. “We know how crazy our life is with both of us being in the entertainment business and all that it entails while trying to maintain a somewhat ‘normal’ marriage. It’ll be fun to let the rest of the world see into that window of our life.”
“Kellie and I have been together almost 8 years now, and we have written songs together and worked in the studio together but this is a whole new, crazy experience!” said Jacobs. “I hope the cameras were able to capture how much we love each other, how much we love to laugh, and how much we love living life with our friends...because to us, our friends are family. That’s who we are and what we want our viewers to experience with us.”
“Since her days on ‘American Idol’ Kellie has captured the hearts of many with her pretty smiles, good humor and spirited personality,” said Executive Producer Ryan Seacrest. “Like Kellie herself, this new show has lots of heart. CMT is the perfect home for this show, which will take audiences on a relatable journey with Kellie and her husband Kyle as they navigate life through work, music, friends and family.”
Recognized and beloved for her fun-loving personality, uniquely hysterical witticisms and Southern charm, “I Love Kellie Pickler” will follow Kellie as she navigates her madcap relationships with friends, family and the unpredictability of couple hood alongside her husband, Kyle Jacobs, her complete opposite.
Kellie catapulted from small-town obscurity and became a household name thanks to “American Idol” and “Dancing With the Stars,” but has since gone on to become a country music sensation and part of the CMT Family. Her Gold-certified debut album Small Town Girl contained her signature hits “Red High Heels” and “I Wonder,” followed by her self-titled second album which featured her Platinum-certified Top 10 hit “Best Days of Your Life.” Her third album 100 Proof, which showcased both her powerful voice as well as her songwriting prowess, was named by Rolling Stone as the No. 1 Country Album of the Year and was among those named by The Washington Post as the “Best of 2012.” Her most recent album, The Woman I Am, caused Newsday to write “...Pickler shows how the next phase of her career may be bigger than she ever dreamed.” Last year, Pickler voiced the lead character in the animated Veggie Tales movie “Beauty and the Beet” and performed eight songs on the official soundtrack album. Earlier this year she launched her first home goods line, “Selma Drye by Kellie Pickler,” available in the Opry Stores and online at shop.opry.com. A proud supporter of the men and women in the U.S. military, she has completed eight USO Tours and was presented with the Operation Troop Aid Chris Kyle Patriot Award for the acknowledgement of her unwavering and impassioned support and contributions to the United States Armed Forces and their families.
For more information on “I Love Kellie Pickler,” visit CMT.com, download the CMT App for exclusive footage, like CMT and “I Love Kellie Pickler” on Facebook, follow @CMT on Twitter and Instagram and use hashtag #ILoveKP.
“I Love Kellie Pickler” is produced by Ryan Seacrest Productions with executive producers Ryan Seacrest, Eugene Young, Rabih Gholam, Lisa Tucker, Noah Moskin, Kellie Pickler and Kyle Jacobs. Jayson Dinsmore, Morgan Selzer and Matthew Trierweiler executive produce for CMT.
CMT, a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), is the leading television and digital authority on country music and entertainment, reaching more than 92 million homes in the U.S. CMT, CMT.com and CMTRadio offer an unparalleled mix of music, news, live concerts and series and are the top resource for country music on demand. The network’s digital platforms include the 24-hour music channel, CMT Pure Country, CMT App, CMT Mobile and CMT VOD.
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