CMT 'My Big Redneck Vacation' Confronts Cultural Stereotypes in This Week's All-New Episode

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February 14th, 2013

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CMT’S ‘MY BIG REDNECK VACATION’ CONFRONTS CULTURAL STEREOTYPES
IN THIS WEEK’S ALL-NEW EPISODE PREMIERING SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 16

Family Travels to Dearborn, Mich., Home to the Largest Muslim Population in the U.S.

Episode Available Now For Preview at CMTpress.com

Nashville -- February 14, 2013 -- Cultural stereotypes are brought to the forefront in this week’s all-new episode of MY BIG REDNECK VACATION as the Clampet family travels to Dearborn, Mich., home to the largest Muslim population in the United States. To this redneck family, Muslim rituals and the Arabic language do not belong in America, however, through various interactions and a traditional home-cooked meal with a Muslim family, the Clampets gain a better understanding of the Islamic faith and recognize their preconceived notions may have been incorrect. While the two families may come from different backgrounds and cultures, they realize they share many similar beliefs and values, resulting in a learning experience for everyone involved.  This eye-opening episode of MY BIG REDNECK VACATION premieres Saturday, February 16 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT on CMT and is available for viewing now at cmtpress.com. **To view the episode you must request access here: http://cmtpress.com/request.cfm

CMT, a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), is the leading television and digital authority on country music and entertainment, reaching more than 92 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.

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