or


[06/21/10 - 02:10 PM]
Jimmy Buffett to Host "CMT Presents Jimmy Buffett & Friends: Live from the Gulf Coast" Premiering Thursday, July 1 at 8 P.M. ET/PT on Cmt
The 90-minute special features performances by Kenny Chesney, Zac Brown, Allen Toussaint, Sonny Landreth and Jesse Winchester.

[via press release from CMT]

JIMMY BUFFETT TO HOST "CMT PRESENTS JIMMY BUFFETT & FRIENDS: LIVE FROM THE GULF COAST" PREMIERING THURSDAY, JULY 1 AT 8 P.M. ET/PT ON CMT

Jimmy Buffett and Special Guests including Kenny Chesney, Zac Brown, Allen Toussaint, Sonny Landreth, Jesse Winchester, and More to Perform Free Show Airing Live from Gulf Shores, AL

GULF SHORES, AL - June 21, 2010 - In a show of support and solidarity for residents of the Gulf Coast, Jimmy Buffett will host a free concert in Gulf Shores, AL, airing live and commercial-free Thursday, July 1 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT on CMT. The 90-minute event CMT PRESENTS JIMMY BUFFETT & FRIENDS: LIVE FROM THE GULF COAST will feature performances by Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band, Kenny Chesney, Zac Brown, Allen Toussaint, Sonny Landreth, Jesse Winchester, and additional special guests. Performances will be simulcast live on Radio Margaritaville, available on Sirius Satellite Radio and XM Satellite Radio, and streamed live on www.CMT.com.

Tickets will be available beginning Wednesday June 23 at 10 a.m., CT. For details go to www.CMT.com, Ticketmaster.com and all Ticketmaster outlets. There is a 4 ticket limit and tickets are required for entry. Organizers expect to accommodate up to 35,000 people at the event, which will be held on the beach in Gulf Shores, AL, where Gulf Shores Parkway (Highway 59) meets the coast.

"There are always welcome breaks in every storm but the unfortunate reality is that this disaster is not going away for a while -- but a few hours of fun, void of the constant reminders of the situation, is a good thing and that is basically what I do," said Jimmy Buffett.

"I thank Jimmy Buffett and these other great artists for coming to perform on Alabama's coast. Their music will lift up spirits and help encourage visitors to come here and enjoy our world famous Southern hospitality," said Governor Bob Riley of the State of Alabama.

"Music has healing powers and who better than Jimmy and friends to summon them up?" said Brian Philips, President, CMT. "It is CMT's privilege to present this special. We send a message to the people of the Gulf Coast that our audience -- and the world -- stands beside them."

"Gulf Shores is at the center of the vast coastline affected by the oil spill, and we hope that people from all across this beautiful stretch of America will come down, support local businesses on the way, and enjoy some great music to elevate an important cause," said John Hamlin, SVP, Music Events and Talent, CMT.

CMT PRESENTS JIMMY BUFFETT & FRIENDS: LIVE FROM THE GULF COAST is produced by the State of Alabama, the City of Gulf Shores, AL, CMT and Live Nation. Local promotional services are provided by Mobile-based Huka Entertainment.

CMT PRESENTS JIMMY BUFFETT & FRIENDS: LIVE FROM THE GULF COAST will encore Friday, July 2 at 7:00 p.m.; Saturday, July 3 at 9:30 a.m.; Sunday, July 4 at 2:00 p.m.; and Monday, July 5 at 11:30 a.m. Excerpts and artist interviews will be available at www.CMT.com.

CMT, a unit of Viacom's MTV Networks (NYSE: VIA and VIA.B), is the leading television and digital authority on country music and entertainment, reaching more than 90 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 VOD.

MTV Networks, a division of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), is one of the world's leading creators of entertainment content, with brands that engage and connect diverse audiences across television, online, mobile, games, virtual worlds and consumer products. The company's portfolio spans more than 150 television channels and 400 digital media properties worldwide, and includes MTV, VH1, CMT, Logo, Harmonix, Nickelodeon, Nick at Nite, Nick Jr., TeenNick, AddictingGames, Shockwave, Neopets, COMEDY CENTRAL, SPIKE, TV Land, Atom, and GameTrailers.





  [june 2010]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
  


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)





[02/07/16 - 06:53 PM]
Video: CBS Debuts Humorous "CBS All Access" Commercial During "Super Bowl 50"
The 30-second commercial was directed by famed producer/writer/director Peter Farrelly.

[02/07/16 - 06:14 PM]
Video: For the First Time Ever, A Showtime(R) Spot Is Featured in the Super Bowl
The new spot, with music by Grammy(R) and Golden Globe(R)-nominated singer-songwriter Sia, was one of the only streaming service commercials to air during the game.

[02/07/16 - 04:58 PM]
Video: CBS Announces the Final Nine Episodes for "The Good Wife"
The series finale of broadcast television's most acclaimed drama will air Sunday, May 8.

[02/07/16 - 08:37 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Charts with New Hampshire Republican Debate
The Alphabet averages more than 11.6 million viewers in primetime.

[02/07/16 - 08:30 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Ties for the #1 Telecast of the Night on the Big 4 Networks in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, February 6.

[02/06/16 - 09:03 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Shares Demo Crown with ABC
The Eye's "Super Bowl's Greatest Halftime Shows" helps power said victory.

[02/06/16 - 08:44 AM]
ABC Ranks #1 on Friday with the Top Shows - "20/20" Scores Strongest Numbers Since November
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, February 5.

[02/06/16 - 08:28 AM]
"Grimm" Matches Its 18-49 High Since Nov. 6
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, February 5.

[02/05/16 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 5
Updates include: Kal Penn, Maggie Q among those cast in ABC's "Designated Survivor"; FOX adds two single-camera projects to its pilot roster; and CBS orders pilot for medical drama "Sensory."

[02/05/16 - 03:13 PM]
Discovery Channel Is Cable's #1 Non-Sports Network Among Men for January
Discovery spins the numbers for the month of January.

[02/05/16 - 03:01 PM]
Jennifer Lopez, Ray Liotta and "Shades of Blue" Back on the Beat for a Second Season on NBC
In L+3 results from Nielsen Media Research through its first three telecasts, "Shades of Blue" has averaged a 2.5 rating in adults 18-49 and 11.2 million viewers overall.

[02/05/16 - 01:19 PM]
ESPN to Televise "Monday Night Football" Game from Mexico City
The Texans-Raiders matchup will be played at famed Estadio Azteca in Mexico City on Monday, November 21 (week 11) of the 2016 NFL season.

[02/05/16 - 12:24 PM]
Investigation Discovery's World Premiere of "20/20 on ID Presents Homicide" Reveals Never-Before-Heard Details
The interview airs as part of three original hours, premiering on Wednesday, February 10 at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/05/16 - 12:23 PM]
Investigation Discovery Begins 2016 as the #10 Network in Prime in Ad-Supported Cable
Investigation Discovery spins the numbers for the month of January.

[02/05/16 - 12:10 PM]
NBA and Turner's Cartoon Network Team Up for the Kids Channel's Annual "NBA All-Star Jam"
LeBron James makes an appearance as an animated version of himself on Cartoon Network's hit series "Teen Titans Go!"; while Paul George, Kyrie Irving and Damian Lillard are featured in "We Bare Bears."