ABC Airs Pre-CMA Awards Television Special

SPECIAL - "ALL ACCESS NASHVILLE: CELEBRATING THE CMA AWARDS WITH ROBIN ROBERTS" With country music fans anxiously awaiting the 50th Annual CMA Awards, ABC and “Good Morning America” co-anchor, Robin Roberts, bring viewers the eighth annual pre-CMA Awards Special: “All Access Nashville: Celebrating the CMA Awards with Robin Roberts,” MONDAY, OCTOBER 31, (10:00 – 11:00 pm ET) on the ABC Television Network. (ABC/Chris Hollo) HUNTER HAYES, CASSADEE POPE, JAKE OWEN, BRAD PAISLEY, ROBIN ROBERTS, CARRIE UNDERWOOD, CHARLES KELLEY, HILLARY SCOTT, DAVE HAYWOOD, DIERKS BENTLEY

Pictured (L-R): Hunter Hayes, Cassadee Pope, Jake Owen, Brad Paisley, Robin Roberts, Carrie Underwood, Charles Kelley, Hillary Scott, Dave Haywood, Dierks Bentley. Photo: ABC/Chris Hollo

ABC television network offered viewers an hour-long warm up to the 50th annual CMA Awards last night (Oct. 31). The network aired All Access Nashville: Celebrating the CMA Awards With Robin Roberts. The show included highlights of memorable moments at the CMA Awards and performances by country music stars at Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge in Nashville.

Among those making appearances were longtime CMA Awards co-hosts Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood, as well as Dierks Bentley, Lady Antebellum, Cassadee Pope, Reba, Jake Owen and Hunter Hayes.

This is the eighth year ABC has shown a pre-CMA Awards television special. Monday night’s show aired at 10 PM/ET and came in third place among the major networks, attracting about 4.63 million viewers, according to Zap2It.

The 50th annual CMA Awards air Wednesday night Nov. 2 on ABC.

 (ABC/Chris Hollo) HILLARY SCOTT, REBA MCENTIRE, CASSADEE POPE

Hillary Scott, Reba McEntire and Cassadee Pope perform “Why Haven’t I Heard From You.” Photo: ABC/Chris Hollo

SPECIAL - "ALL ACCESS NASHVILLE: CELEBRATING THE CMA AWARDS WITH ROBIN ROBERTS" With country music fans anxiously awaiting the 50th Annual CMA Awards, ABC and “Good Morning America” co-anchor, Robin Roberts, bring viewers the eighth annual pre-CMA Awards Special: “All Access Nashville: Celebrating the CMA Awards with Robin Roberts,” MONDAY, OCTOBER 31, (10:00 – 11:00 pm ET) on the ABC Television Network. (ABC/Chris Hollo) ROBIN ROBERTS, DIERKS BENTLEY

Robin Roberts and Dierks Bentley. Photo: ABC/ Chris Hollo

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