CMT'S Programming Highlights | March 26-April 1, 2007
ULTIMATE COYOTE UGLY 2007 (episode 1) SEASON PREMIERE!
In the second season of CMT’s popular series, ULTIMATE COYOTE UGLY SEARCH, legendary tough-talking founder of the chain of Coyote Ugly bars, Liliana Lovell, hits the road again in search of the next Ultimate Coyote. This time, the quest for the nation’s most deserving Coyote Ugly bartenders hits Nashville, New York City, Charlotte, Memphis and Ft. Lauderdale. Eight episodes of ULTIMATE COYOTE UGLY SEARCH 2007 begin with a special 90-minute episode. A new one-hour episode will air each following Friday at 8:00 p.m., ET/PT. Premieres Friday, March 30 at 8:00 p.m., ET/PT
TIM MCGRAW WEEKEND
CMT pays tribute to country superstar Tim McGraw with the following programming during TIM MCGRAW WEEKEND:
TIM MCGRAW: INSIDER SPECIAL EDITON (premieres Saturday, March 31 at 9:00 p.m., ET/PT) – CMT’s Katie Cook sits down with Tim McGraw for a candid interview on his new album, his family and his passions in a CMT INSIDER SPECIAL EDITION: TIM MCGRAW. McGraw discusses everything from what makes his new duet with wife Faith Hill unique, to which Hollywood heartthrob makes him jealous and what the Dancehall Doctors have to say about being on the road with him. CMT also goes behind the scenes with McGraw for the upcoming Soul 2 Soul tour 2007 and talks with him about his album, Let It Go, which hits stores March 27.
INSIDE FAME: TIM MCGRAW (airs Friday, March 30 at 4:00-5:30 p.m., ET/PT) – Tim McGraw is the ultimate superstar. With a stellar career, high profile marriage to fellow superstar Faith Hill and a loving family, McGraw seems to have it all. In the special 90-minute episode of CMT INSIDE FAME, McGraw speaks exclusively to CMT and opens up about what his life is really like.
TIM MCGRAW: SING ME HOME (airs Saturday, March 31 at 8:00-9:00 p.m., ET/PT) – CMT encores Tim McGraw’s first major network special TIM MCGRAW: SING ME HOME, which first aired in 2002. McGraw performed from his hometown of Start, La., for the taping of this live concert at the Cotton Gin.
TIM MCGRAW: HERE AND NOW (airs Sunday, April 1 at 10:00-11:00 a.m., ET/PT) – On the heels of his box office success with "Friday Night Lights" and chart-topping CD, Live Like You Were Dying, CMT re-telecasts McGraw’s second network television music special, "Tim McGraw: Here and Now." McGraw traveled to Green Bay, Wis. for two concert performances, including a duet with his wife Faith Hill and a special appearance by Green Bay Packers' quarterback Brett Farve. Also included in the special is a duet with Nelly of their hit single, "Over and Over."
KARAOKE-DOKEY: TIM & FAITH PREMIERE!
CMT presents the new series, KARAOKE-DOKEY, a celebration of people who love country music. Hosted by Lance Smith (CMT TOP 20 COUNTDOWN) and Charla (CMT LOADED) KARAOKE-DOKEY episode 4 features four contestants who compete in a battle to see who does the best impersonation of country's first couple, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill. These aspiring singers belt it out in front of a live audience and panel of judges, including Steve Holy (Curb Recording Artist), Allison DeMarcus (former Miss Tennessee) and Hazel Smith (SOUTHERN FRIED FLICKS). In the end, only one will win the title of KARAOKE-DOKEY king or queen and earn bragging rights in honky-tonks and karaoke bars across America.
COUNTRY FRIED HOME VIDEOS (episode 9) PREMIERE!
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. Comedian Bill Engvall hosts the second season of COUNTRY FRIED HOME VIDEOS, the series that shows what everyday Americans do for fun and 15 seconds of fame. Each half-hour episode has one video awarded with Engvall’s infamous “Here’s Your Sign” cash prize at the end of each show. Premieres Friday, March 30 at 9:30 p.m., ET/PT
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