CMT Airs Merle Haggard Special Tonight, 'All Merle, All Day' Tomorrow
April 6, 2016 at 2:52 PM (PT)
CMT will premiere "CMT Remembers MERLE HAGGARD" TONIGHT (4/6) at 8:30p (ET/PT) in memory of MERLE HAGGARD, who passed away this MORNING (NET NEWS 4/6). The special will feature never-before-seen footage and interviews, vintage performance clips, and commentary from HAGGARD and other Country artists, including VINCE GILL, TOBY KEITH, WYNONNA JUDD, and more.
CMT will also launch an all day tribute, "All MERLE, All Day," TOMORROW (4/7) which will feature HAGGARD's greatest songs and videos on CMT and CMT MUSIC. "MERLE HAGGARD's achievements must be counted among the greatest in all of popular music history, not just Country music," said CMT Pres. BRIAN PHILLIPS. "His poetic and melodic genius, and of course his indelible influential voice, will live forever. CMT will honor our friend accordingly."