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CMT Celebrates Country's Biggest Stars in September
Kenny Chesney (September 8-9), Reba McEntire (September 15-16), Rascal Flatts (September 21-23) and Faith Hill (September 29-30) are among the themed weekends.

[via press release from CMT]


CMT Presents Themed Weekends of Programming Dedicated to Kenny Chesney, Reba McEntire, Rascal Flatts and Faith Hill

NASHVILLE � September 6, 2007 � Country music greats are honored in September when CMT presents a month of themed weekends in honor of Kenny Chesney (September 8-9), Reba McEntire (September 15-16), Rascal Flatts (September 21-23) and Faith Hill (September 29-30), featuring artist-specific programming on CMT and CMT LOADED. All times are ET/PT.

Kicking off the month-long festivities, CMT designates September 8-9 as "Kenny Chesney Weekend", featuring the CMT premieres of KENNY CHESNEY UNCUT: 60 MINUTES SPECIAL, on Saturday, September 8 at 8:30- 9:00 p.m., immediately followed by the ABC 2005 concert special, KENNY CHESNEY: SOMEWHERE IN THE SUN, at 9:00- 10:00 p.m. Kenny Chesney's new album, Just Who I Am: Poets & Pirates, hits stores on September 11.

September 15-16 is "Reba Weekend" when CMT premieres CMT INSIDER SPECIAL EDITION: REBA on Saturday, September 15 at 2:30-3:00 p.m., which features an exclusive inside look at the making of Reba's latest album, Reba Duets, in stores on September 18. The special features in-studio footage with duet partners including Vince Gill, Trisha Yearwood, Ronnie Dunn of Brooks & Dunn and LeAnn Rimes. Also making a triumphant return to CMT is the explosive CMT CROSSROADS: KELLY CLARKSON AND REBA McENTIRE on Saturday, September 15 at 3:00-4:00 p.m. CMT LOADED will feature Reba McEntire themed playlists with new episodes of CUSTOM BUILT and STACKED available at CMT.com.

Just in time for the release of their new album Still Feels Good on September 25, "Rascal Flatts Weekend" is September 21-23. Rascal Flatts kicks off the weekend with an in-studio appearance on CMT TOP 20 COUTNDOWN premiering Thursday, September 20 at 4:00- 7:00 p.m. Country music fans will get a closer look at the 2006 best selling artist across all genres as they open their own chapter of CMT DIARY, premiering Friday, September 21 at 8:30- 9:00 p.m. CMT DIARY: RASCAL FLATTS follows Gary, Jay and Joe Don into the studio as they record songs for their new album, providing a rare glimpse at the band's creative process. CMT will then encore the 2006 half-hour special, FAN MAIL, on Saturday, September 22 at 9:00- 9:30 a.m., in which the super-group travels to one family's home for a special performance in response to one mother's touching letter. Also included in the weekend is the high energy 2004 concert special from Atlanta, Ga., RASCAL FLATTS: HERE'S TO YOU, which airs Saturday, September 22 at 10:00- 11:00 a.m. CMT LOADED will feature Rascal Flatts' themed playlists with new episodes of CUSTOM BUILT and STACKED available at CMT.com.

"You Gotta Have Faith Weekend" ends the month with a weekend of programming dedicated to country star, Faith Hill, including an appearance on CMT TOP 20 COUNTDOWN on Thursday, September 27 at 4:00- 7:00 p.m. and the premiere of CMT INSIDER SPECIAL EDITION: FAITH HILL on Saturday, September 29 at 8:00 p.m. Katie Cook sits down with Hill, whose album The Hits is in stores October 2, to look back over her career, remarking on highlights and achievements. Immediately following the special is the CMT premiere of the 2005 NBC concert special, FAITH HILL: FIREFLIES, on Saturday, September 29 at 9:00- 10:00 p.m. as well as FAITH HILL: WHEN THE LIGHTS GO DOWN on Sunday, September 30 at 10:00-11:00 a.m., a DVD concert special from 2003 featuring Carlos Santana.

CMT, a unit of Viacom's MTV Networks (NYSE: VIA and VIA.B), is the leading television and digital authority on country music and Heartland entertainment, reaching more than 84 million homes in the U.S. CMT and its website, CMT.com, offer an unparalleled mix of music, news, live concerts and series and is the top resource for country music on demand. The network's digital platforms include the 24-hour music channel, CMT Pure Country, CMT Mobile and CMT's broadband channel, CMT Loaded.

MTV Networks, a unit of Viacom, is one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms. MTV Networks, with 137 channels worldwide, owns and operates the following television programming services - MTV: MUSIC TELEVISION, MTV2, VH1, mtvU, NICKELODEON, NICK at NITE, COMEDY CENTRAL, TV LAND, SPIKE TV, CMT, NOGGIN/THE N, VH1 CLASSIC, LOGO, MTVN INTERNATIONAL and THE DIGITAL SUITE FROM MTV NETWORKS, a package of 13 digital services, all of these networks trademarks of MTV Networks. MTV Networks connects with its audiences through its robust consumer products businesses and its more than 200 interactive properties worldwide, including online, broadband, wireless and interactive television services and also has licensing agreements, joint ventures, and syndication deals whereby all of its programming services can be seen worldwide.

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