CMA will provide up-to-the-minute interviews and rehearsal footage of "The 41st Annual CMA Awards" with four Video News Release (VNR) feeds beginning Monday, Nov. 5.
"The 41st Annual CMA Awards" will be held Wednesday, Nov. 7 (8:00-11:00 PM/ET) and will air live from the Sommet Center in Nashville on the ABC Television Network.
Artists scheduled to perform during this year's CMA Awards include Jason Aldean, Rodney Atkins, Big & Rich, Brooks & Dunn, Kenny Chesney, Eagles, Alison Krauss, Miranda Lambert, Little Big Town, Martina McBride, Reba McEntire performing with LeAnn Rimes, Brad Paisley, Kellie Pickler, George Strait, Sugarland, Taylor Swift, Josh Turner, Carrie Underwood, and Keith Urban. Entertainer of the Year nominee Rascal Flatts will perform the opening song, and then return for a second performance with Academy Award- winner Jamie Foxx.
The VNR feed schedule and satellite coordinates are as follows:
Feed Dates: Feed Times:
Monday, Nov.5 10:00-10:30 AM/ET (9:00-9:30 AM/CT)
Tuesday,Nov.6 10:00-10:30 AM/ET (9:00-9:30 AM/CT)
Tuesday,Nov.6 10:00-10:30 PM/ET (9:00-9:30 PM/CT)
Wed.day,Nov.7 10:00-10:30 AM/ET (9:00-9:30 AM/CT)
Each VNR will be approximately 15 minutes, and will be re-run, back-to- back, so that you have two opportunities to download it.
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If you experience technical difficulties with satellite feeds, please contact Bill Middleton or anyone in master control at Northstar Studios, Nashville, Tenn. by calling (615) 650-6290 or (615) 650-6287.
If you have a question about the content of these VNRs, contact Laura Huie at (615) 415-2460 or Paige Brown at (615) 975-9196.
ABC NewsOne will also make the rehearsal VNRs available to ABC affiliates via Pathfire. For dates and times, please check with Tiffany Osteen at ABC NewsOne at (212) 456-4419.After today, Tiffany can be reached at (917) 270-7914.
"The 41st Annual CMA Awards" is a production of the Country Music Association. Walter C. Miller is the Executive Producer, and Robert Deaton is the Producer. Paul Miller is the Director. David Wild is the Writer. The special will be shot in high definition and broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1 channel surround sound.
Premiere Radio Networks is the official radio packager of the CMA Awards, including a stereo-radio simulcast of the gala event. American Airlines is the official airline of the 2007 CMA Awards. Chevy: The Official Ride of Country Music. Mary Kay(R) is the Official Beauty Sponsor. Additional promotional partners include AOL, LLC., Borders(R) Books & Music, Carl Black Chevrolet, Coca-Cola(R), Dr Pepper(R), Gibson Guitar(R), Greased Lightning(R) Cleaning Products, Hard Rock Cafe Nashville, Mr. Coffee(R) and The Yankee Candle Company.
For CMA Awards information, history and high-resolution images visit http://www.CMApress.com. This is a protected site for media only and is not intended for public use. The public should be directed to http://www.CMAawards.com.