CMT Launches New Channel
May 24, 2006 at 9:05 AM (PT)
COUNTRY MUSIC TELEVISION has announced the launch of a new music channel, "CMT PURE COUNTRY," which will begin airing FRIDAY (5/26) with HANK WILLIAMS JR. introducing his 1983 video featuring WAYLON JENNINGS, "The Conversation."
The digital music channel will feature music around the clock and uninterrupted by artists such as JOHNNY CASH, BRAD PAISLEY, LEE ANN WOMACK, TIM MCGRAW, GEORGE STRAIT, WILLIE NELSON and many more. On MONDAY, MAY 29, 6a-1p (ET), CMT will pre-empt its regular programming to promote and celebrate its new addition "CMT PURE COUNTRY". The music channel will also introduce a new one-hour music block by the same name on SUNDAY, JUNE 4th from 9-10a (ET). For more information on CMT programming log on to www.cmt.com.