via press release:
Kenny Chesney, Toby Keith, Miranda Lambert and Rascal Flatts
HEAT UP CMT’S “INVITATION ONLY” STAGE WITH
ALL-NEW EPISODES PREMIERING THIS FALL
New Episodes Debut Monthly Beginning in August
with INVITATION ONLY: MIRANDA LAMBERT
NASHVILLE – August 4, 2010 – Superstars Kenny Chesney, Toby Keith, Miranda Lambert and Rascal Flatts are headed to the INVITATION ONLY stage when all new episodes begin airing Monday, August 23. These new episodes kick off with the red hot INVITATION ONLY: MIRANDA LAMBERT premiering Monday, August 23 at 9:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m., ET/PT.
Lambert continues her banner year by performing her most popular hits and recent number one singles including “White Liar” and the four week #1 single, “The House That Built Me’,” as well as rousing fan favorites including “Gunpowder & Lead”, “Kerosene” and more. Taped before a small studio audience in Nashville, the INVITATION ONLY series features artists performing their biggest hits and new favorites, as well as answering questions from fans during an informal question and answer session.
In addition to Lambert, new episodes of INVITATION ONLY will debut monthly this fall featuring Kenny Chesney premiering Monday, September 27, Toby Keith on Friday, October 8 and Rascal Flatts on Monday, November 15. All times are TBD. Previous episodes of INVITATION ONLY have featured Brooks & Dunn, Alan Jackson, Reba McEntire, Tim McGraw, Brad Paisley, Darius Rucker, Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban.
INVITATION ONLY is a High-Five Entertainment production, with Martin Fischer and Edie Lynn Hoback serving as executive producers. Margaret Comeaux and John Hamlin serve as executive producers for CMT.
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.