CMT's PROGRAMMING HIGLIGHTS FOR 4/16-4/22
Programming Highlights | April 16-22, 2007
2007 CMT MUSIC AWARDS - PREMIERE!
Hosted by Jeff Foxworthy for the third consecutive year, the 2007 CMT MUSIC AWARDS honors country music’s elite for the year’s most outstanding videos and is the genre’s only fan-voted awards show. The 2007 CMT MUSIC AWARDS with performances from Rascal Flatts, Kenny Chesney, Carrie Underwood, Martina McBride, Sugarland, Dierks Bentley and a special performance by Keith Urban from Australia premieres live from The Curb Event Center at Belmont University in Nashville. Premieres LIVE Monday, April 16 at 8:00 p.m., ET/PT
The 2007 CMT MUSIC AWARDS will re-air at the following times:
Monday, April 16 at 10:30 p.m., ET/PT
Tuesday, April 17 at 2:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m., ET/PT
Thursday, April 19 at 8:00 p.m., ET/PT
Friday, April 20 at 10:00 p.m., ET/PT
Saturday, April 21 at 4:30 p.m., ET/PT
Sunday, April 22 at 1:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m., ET/PT
CMT MUSIC AWARDS RED CARPET - PREMIERE!
Lance Smith and Katie Cook will chat with artists and celebrities LIVE walking the red carpet at the 2007 CMT MUSIC AWARDS, and chat with fans that are there to see all of the action. Premieres LIVE Monday, April 16 at 7:00 p.m., ET/PT
CMT INSIDER: AWARDS RECAP - PREMIERE!
CMT INSIDER goes behind the scenes at the 2007 CMT MUSIC AWARDS. From the red carpet styles to exclusive backstage interviews, host Katie Cook will have every fan's dream ticket to the stars for one of country music's biggest nights. Watch after the show for a backstage pass that recaps the night's big winners, the show’s highlights from performances to stars on the red carpet and enjoy exclusive coverage of the press room and backstage interviews. Premieres Tuesday, April 18 at 12:00 a.m., ET/PT
ULTIMATE COYOTE UGLY SEARCH 2007 (episode 4) - 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 hour-long episode features the final open auditions held in Ft. Lauderdale. Lil selects one lady to team up with the Ft. Lauderdale veteran. The five teams are complete and the girls head to San Antonio for an intensive dance and bartending boot camp. Premieres Friday, April 20 at 8:00 p.m., ET/PT
COUNTRY FRIED HOME VIDEOS (episode 12) - 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, April 20 at 9:00 p.m., ET/PT
CMT COMEDY STAGE (episode 5) - PREMIERE!
Back by popular demand, comedic actress Melissa Peterman (“Reba”) will host an all new episode of the half-hour stand-up comedy series, CMT COMEDY STAGE. Taped before a live audience at the historic Belcourt Theatre in Nashville, each episode features rising stars, as well as popular comedic favorites. Premieres Friday, April 20 at 9:30 p.m., ET/PT
We are less than ONE WEEK away from the 2007 CMT MUSIC AWARDS airing live on CMT on April 16 – if you are interested in covering the show for your publication, please make sure to check out our press Web site at http://www.cmtmusicawardspress.com
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