CMT Launches CMT Games
February 1, 2006 at 12:34 PM (PT)
COUNTRY MUSIC TELEVISION (CMT) has partnered with KONAMI DIGITAL ENTERTAINMENT , INC. to launch CMT GAMES. The new division will develop, produce and promote games aimed at the Country audience. The first title to ship is CMT PRESENTS: "KARAOKE REVOLUTION" COUNTRY, it will be the first Country karaoke video game on the market. It is designed for use with the PLAYSTATION 2 and will hit stores in late MARCH.
CMT GAMES will be headed up by SVP/MTV NETWORKS and LOGO ENTERPRISE GROUP PAUL DeGOYER. Sr. Dir/CMT Interactive Products TONY CALANDRA will manage the new division and Sr. Dir/CMT Business Development & Strategy will handle the group's business partnerships and relationships. JAMIE LEECE will serve as Exec. Producer, working to identify new projects, and MARC NESBITT, SR. will serve as Producer/CMT GAMES, overseeing all production and creative projects.