via press release:
THE BUZZ IS BACK!
CMT’S HIT SERIES “THE SINGING BEE” RETURNS
FRIDAY, JANUARY 15, 2010
Reba McEntire Appears In The Second Season’s
Premiere Episode With Host Melissa Peterman
NASHVILLE – January 5, 2010 – CMT’s popular series, THE SINGING BEE, returns for a second season beginning Friday, January 15 at 9:00 p.m., ET/PT. Hosted by Melissa Peterman, the premiere episode features a cameo by country superstar Reba McEntire. New one-hour episodes of THE SINGING BEE debut weekly, promising more laughs and excitement than ever before with new music selections and fierce competitors.
THE SINGING BEE tests contestants’ knowledge of lyrics to well-known country and pop songs and those who fail to accurately sing the correct lyrics are eliminated from the competition. THE SINGING BEE ranks as the network’s highest-rated series of 2009.
THE SINGING BEE is produced by The Gurin Company and JUMA Entertainment. Executive Producers are Bob Horowitz and Phil Gurin. Co-Executive Producers are Lewis Fenton and Brennan Huntington. Claire McCabe along with Bob Kusbit and John Hamlin serve as executive producers for CMT.