New CMT Series And Specials
March 21, 2007 at 8:11 AM (PT)
CMT has announced several new series and specials that will be airing this spring and summer. "CMT Diary" will be a half-hour series that invites viewers into the life of an entertainer, in their own words. MARTINA MCBRIDE and GRETCHEN WILSON will be two of the first artists to appear when the series premieres in MAY. "AMERICA'S Top Cowboy" will be a 90-minute special premiering in MAY hosted by TRENT WILLMON and showcasing the search for the ultimate, great American cowboy. Six contestants will compete for a $50,000 cash prize.
Airing this summer will be a half-hour special, "Opening Act," in which amateur performers get a chance to open for Country artist SARA EVANS. The new series "TY MURRAY's Celebrity Bull Riding Challenge" will begin airing in AUGUST and will be hosted by seven-time All-Around World Champion TY MURRAY as eight celebrities try to master the dangerous sport of bull riding. For more information visit www.cmt.com.