"TUNNEL OF FIRE" PREMIERES TUESDAY, AUGUST 20 AT 8 P.M., ET/PT AS PART OF "CMT BIKE WEEK"
All-New Special Includes Clint Ewing's Motorcycle Stunt in Full
For First Time on Television
NASHVILLE - August 15, 2013 - CMT is releasing promo footage from the all-new special TUNNEL OF FIRE featuring the motorcycle stunt everyone is talking about - Clint Ewing attempting to travel through a towering inferno longer than a football field last week at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip. TUNNEL OF FIRE premieres Tuesday, August 20 at 8:00 p.m., ET/PT on CMT as part of CMT BIKE WEEK, 10 hours of bike-themed programming centered around the 2013 Sturgis Rally.
Hosted by Rossi Morreale and Cristy Lee, the adrenaline-pumping TUNNEL OF FIRE will show Ewing's stunt in full for the first time on television, highlighting the events leading up to his attempt to set a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS(R) title and the aftermath that resulted in third degree burns and multiple surgeries for the daredevil.
TUNNEL OF FIRE is produced by Cary Glotzer, Joe Townley and Michael Yudin of MY Tupelo Entertainment. Joe Livecchi and Jordan Harman serve as executive producers for CMT.
MY Tupelo Entertainment is a joint venture between MY Entertainment and Tupelo-Honey Raycom. Led by television veterans Michael Yudin, Cary Glotzer and Joseph Townley, MY Tupelo Entertainment merges the program development, production and content creation expertise of MYE with the live entertainment sports and concert production and post-production expertise of Tupelo-Honey Raycom. MY Tupelo Entertainment is a major developer and provider of television content in the cable industry with productions that include Ghost Adventures, Baggage Battles, Paranormal Challenge, Wreck Chasers, and Pros vs. Joes.
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