CMT and ABC Are All About the CMA Awards

CMT is dedicating special coverage leading up to “The 44th Annual CMA Awards,” giving fans an in-depth look at the nominees. CMT Insider host Katie Cook will conduct exclusive interviews with nominees including Miranda Lambert on Saturday, November 6th at 1:30 pm ET/PT. The music network will also air a special Stacked featuring videos from the CMA “Video of the Year” category, airing on Sunday, November 7th at 10:30 am ET/PT. CMT will be on-site for live red carpet coverage from the awards; hosts Katie Cook and Evan Farmer will interview artists, see who’s wearing what and make winner predictions. This will air on Wednesday, November 10th at 7:00 pm ET/PT.

In addition, CMT will air an encore presentation of the ABC special, “In the Spotlight with Robin Roberts.” This special, featuring interviews with Brad Paisley, Kellie Pickler and Carrie Underwood, among others, will air on Saturday, November 13th at 7:00 pm ET/PT. is celebrating the CMA Awards with two original series: “Live From the Red Carpet” and “Artist Countdown.”

On “Live From The Red Carpet,” Jillian Harris (The Bachelorette, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition), Brett Chukerman (“Live From The Red Carpet at the Oscars”) and Radio Disney personality Jake Whetter will interview artists from the red carpet. These interviews will stream live on on Wednesday, November 10th, from 6:00-8:00 pm ET, directly before the awards broadcast.

“Artist Countdown” will feature six episodes that will offer fans an inside look at the day in the life of multiple CMA nominees. This series will feature Chris Young, Jerrod Niemann, Joey + Rory, Luke Bryan, Little Big Town and Dierks Bentley and will be available on from Friday, November 5th to Wednesday, November 10th.

“The 44th Annual CMA Awards” will air live from Bridgestone Arena in Nashville on ABC on Wednesday, November 10th, 8:00-11:00 PM/ET. is available anytime, anywhere on mobile devices at and on the iPad via the popular ABC Player app.


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