CMT Launches 'News & Docs' Division
April 3, 2014 at 11:49 AM (PT)
CMT has revealed forthcoming projects that are currently in production for the network’s new News & Docs division.
Forthcoming documentaries include "PROMISELAND" from OSCAR-nominated Exec. Producer RIDLEY SCOTT, "THEY CALLED US OUTLAWS" by filmmaker ERIC GEADELMANN and ACADEMY AWARD winner MARK JOHNSON, "FREEDOM" by ACADEMY AWARD-nominated Director MORGAN SPURLOCK, and "URBAN LEGEND: WHEN A NATION WENT COUNTRY" by JOHN DORSEY and ANDREW STEPHAN. Also premiering will be "JOHNNY CASH -- AMERICAN REBEL" and episodes of CMT series "INSIDE FAME" which features profiles of Country artists such FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE and HUNTER HAYES.
CMT EVP/Programming and Development JAYSON DINSMORE and LEWIS BOGACH will serve as Executive Producers for CMT’s News & Docs division.
"We’re fulfilling our promise to create a CMT News & Docs division with a slate of bold and compelling stories that reflect big personalities and monumental events that helped define AMERICA, our music and our spirit," said DINSMORE. "We’ve partnered with some of the most respected and visionary filmmakers working today, all charged with producing unique documentaries through an authentic and distinctive lens."