CMT's Programming Highlights November 17-23
Programming Highlights November 17-23, 2008
LARRY THE CABLE GUY’S STAR STUDDED CHRISTMAS EXTRAVAGANZA - PREMIERE!
Larry the Cable Guy comes to CMT with a 90-minute special designed to be a throwback to the old school holiday variety show in LARRY THE CABLE GUY’S STAR STUDDED CHRISTMAS EXTRAVAGANZA. Larry hosts a lineup of guest stars including Toby Keith, Terry Bradshaw, Jeff Foxworthy, Bill Engvall, Lewis Black and Blake Shelton, via pre-taped segments. Also featured in the special, appearing with Larry in sketches are Tony Orlando, Fred Willard (“Back to You”), NSYNC’s Joey Fatone, Ross Mathews (“The Tonight Show”), ventriloquist Terry Fator, comedians and Victoria Jackson, Jennifer Aspen (“Rodney”), Nadine Valazquez (“My Name is Earl”) and Angela Little MacKenzie (“Reno 911”). In addition to comedy and sketches, the special includes musical performances from artists Montgomery Gentry, Rodney Atkins and Emily West. Jack Records/Warner Bros. Records will debut the LARRY THE CABLE GUY’S STAR STUDDED CHRISTMAS EXTRAVAGANZA on DVD on November 25, 2008. Premieres Friday, November 21 at 9:00 p.m., ET/PT
HULK HOGAN’S CELEBRITY CHAMPIONSHIP WRESTLING (episode 6) - PREMIERE!
In CMT’s new series, HULK HOGAN’S CELEBRITY CHAMPIONSHIP WRESTLING, ten brave celebrities (Danny Bonaduce, Todd Bridges, ButterBean, Trishelle Cannatella, Dustin Diamond, Erin Murphy, Dennis Rodman, Frank Stallone, Tiffany, and Nikki Ziering) come together to learn, train and compete in competitive wrestling while being eliminated one by one each week based on judges' selections and head-to-head matches with one another. When the celebrities go on a field trip, they prepare for their next match and let out a little built up frustration towards each other. But when someone shows up from their past, the frustration resurfaces for some and Hulk is forced to step in and take charge. Special guest Bill Goldberg motivates the celebrities, some with words and others with pure pain. Premieres Saturday, November 22 at 8:00 p.m., ET/PT
MY BIG REDNECK WEDDING (episode 8) - SEASON FINALE!
This season’s final episode of MY BIG REDNECK WEDDING features Shawna and Vince, a fun loving duo from Sprague, Wash. who are getting married as an excuse to throw a good party and blend their two families and five children. They have been together for four years now and have a six-month-old child together. The two met through Vince’s best friend and talked on the phone for three months before meeting in person. A fan of outdoor sports, Shawna and Vince have decided to have their wedding at an off-road vehicle park complete with four-wheeling and dirt biking. Premieres Saturday, November 22 at 9:00 p.m., ET/PT
DALLAS COWBOYS CHEERLEADERS: MAKING THE TEAM 3 (episode 8) - SEASON FINALE!!
On the season finale of DALLAS COWBOYS CHEERLEADERS: MAKING THE TEAM, more cuts are looming, only two rehearsals are left and the girls struggle into their famous white cowboy boots for the first time. Then, Judy and Megan Fox dish out the critiques as they run through their final dance routines. In the blistering heat of Texas Stadium, Jay puts the girls’ endurance to the test with an event he calls Pom Pom Punishment. It’s four minutes of non-stop madness that should get the girls in shape for their pre-game dance, kick line, and flying splits. Later, Kelli and Judy make their final decisions as the girls dance their hearts out on the practice field. Suddenly, a veteran is on the bubble. Amid tears of disappointment, Kelli makes the very last cuts. Relief fills the hearts of all as the ‘08-‘09 squad is announced. It’s off to the team photo and some poolside sun bathing, as the girls bond at the DCC annual campout. Join 65,000 screaming Cowboys fans as the cheerleaders hit the turf and wow the entire stadium and themselves during their first Dallas Cowboys football game of the season. Premieres Saturday, November 22 at 9:30 p.m., ET/PT
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