CMT to Air Jeff Foxworthy, Larry the Cable Guy Cartoon

LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – Jeff Foxworthy, Larry the Cable Guy and Bill Engvall are about to get animated for CMT. The Blue Collar Comedy trio will voice and executive-produce CMT’s first animated project, “Bounty Hunters,” the network announced at its upfront presentation in New York on Wednesday. The series, which will also feature voice work […]

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‘Musical Chairs’ To Become A Reality For CW

By Kimberly Potts LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – If Battleship and Candyland can be adapted as movies, why not kiddie party games? The CW is developing a reality competition series based on the game musical chairs, the network confirms to TheWrap. Phil Gurin, who developed ABC’s “Shark Tank” and the CMT reality series “The Singing Bee,” […]

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CMT Cancels Ed Asner Sitcom

CMT has canceled its first original scripted series, “Working Class,” after its initial 12-episode order. The sitcom, which starred Ed Asner and Melissa Peterman, wrapped filming an April 1. “Unfortunately, CMT will not be pursuing a second season of Working Class. We’re sad to see it go,” read a message on the show’s Facebook page. […]

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Kevin Costner to Host CMT Artists of Year Salute

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Kevin Costner will host CMT’s new celebration of country music’s artists of the year. ‘CMT Artists of the Year‘ will air Dec. 3. The 90-minute show will honor Jason Aldean, Lady Antebellum, Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood and the Zac Brown Band. Costner is best known as an Academy Award winning actor and […]

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