MEMORIAL DAY COMES EARLY TO CMT WITH FIVE DAYS OF SPECIAL PROGRAMMING BEGINNING THURSDAY, MAY 22
Weekend Marathons Include PARTY DOWN SOUTH, DOG AND BETH: ON THE HUNT, COPS RELOADED and “Rocky” Movies
NASHVILLE – May 12, 2014 – CMT viewers will want to pull out their barbecues, beers and brats a little early this year as Memorial Day Weekend programming begins Thursday, May 22 on the network. Continuing through Monday, May 26, CMT is featuring five days of action-packed and laugh out loud funny programming including blockbuster films and original series.
A DOG AND BETH: ON THE HUNT all day marathon on Thursday, May 22 beginning at 11 a.m. ET/PT kicks off the weekend, featuring the best episodes from the first season, and special fan edition episodes. “Rocky I - IV,” starring Sylvester Stallone, will air Friday, May 23 from at 2 p.m. – 1 a.m. ET/PT, followed by a “Rocky II - IV” mini-marathon on Saturday, May 24 from 2 – 10 p.m. ET/PT. An all-new CMT HOT 20 COUNTDOWN comes to CMT viewers from Tim McGraw’s Sundown Heaven Tour stop in Phoenix, Ariz., on Saturday, May 24 at 11 a.m. ET/PT. On Sunday, May 25, CMT viewers can catch 12 hours of COPS RELOADED episodes, featuring some of the show’s craziest moments, from 2 p.m. – 2 a.m. ET/PT. The weekend concludes with a cast-hosted marathon of all 10 episodes from season one of PARTY DOWN SOUTH, including special sneak peeks from season two, on Monday, May 26 from 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. ET/PT.
During Memorial Day Weekend, fans can catch up on DOG AND BETH: ON THE HUNT and PARTY DOWN SOUTH before new seasons of each show premiere in June on CMT. Season two of PARTY DOWN SOUTH premieres June 5 at 10 p.m. ET/PT and season two of DOG AND BETH: ON THE HUNT premieres June 14 at 9 p.m. ET/PT only on CMT.
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