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  1. MTV, VH1, CMT Partnering with Monster DNA to Promote, Fund Indie Artists on July 4

    July 02, 2013 12:31 PM EDT For 12 hours on July 4, MTV, CMT and VH1 are going to be all about music. The networks' owner, Viacom, and the headphones company Monster DNA are teaming up to promote "Music Independence Day," during which indie musicians will be ...

  2. MTV, VH1, CMT Partner With Pizza Hut for Coverage of Hangout Music Festival

    May 17, 2013 9:00 AM EDT Viacom networks MTV, VH1 and CMT are teaming up with Hangout Music Festival, a three-day concert series in Gulf Shores, Ala., for multi-platform news coverage that will air across the three flagship networks as well as MTV2, MTV Hits, MTV Jams, ...

  3. Leslie Fram Joins CMT as Senior Vice President, Music Strategy

    August 16, 2011 3:36 PM EDT Leslie Fram, most recently program director and morning show co-host of New York's WRXP, has joined CMT as Senior Vice President, Music Strategy, effective September 1, it was announced today by CMT President Brian Philips. Fram will lead the ...

  4. Sitcoms Unlikely To Alter CMT Music Mix

    April 27, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Broadening its programming perameters, CMT has four sitcoms in development, though the addition of the scripted series should not diminish the amount of music featured on the cable channel. Any of the series that receives a green light will launch ...

  5. “Singing Bee” Picked Up For 20 Episodes on CMT

    August 25, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Karaoke game show “The Singing Bee” pulled in 1.5 million viewers in its debut on CMT in June—making it the highest-rated series debut ever on the cable network—and now CMT has ordered 20 more episodes of the show. "We knew when we brought ‘T ...

  6. Business Briefs: 'Free,' Obama, Napster, Apple

    May 11, 2009 12:00 AM EDT -- Spurred by comments by Rupert Murdoch on the death of free online media, free music was a big topic in U.K. papers over the weekend. The Telegraph quoted Mike Smith, managing director of Columbia Records: "When you listen to streamed music ...

  7. Philips Rises At CMT

    March 04, 2009 12:00 AM EST CMT executive VP/GM Brian Philips has been promoted to president of CMT, managing the brand's overall portfolio including CMT, CMT Films, CMT.com, CMT Pure Country and all brand extensions. Philips will continue to be responsible for day-to-d ...

  8. CMT Awards Set For June

    January 13, 2009 12:00 AM EST The CMT Music Awards, which honor the best country music videos, will take place June 17. While the location has not yet been revealed, the show will be broadcast live on CMT and CMT.com . Host, venue and ticket information will be announced at a ...

  9. MTV Cuts To Be Revealed Today

    December 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST The exact toll that media conglomerate Viacom Inc.'s just announced jobs cuts will take on the staff and structure of MTV will be delivered to that division's department heads today, according to an internal memo sent to employees from J ...

  10. Charities Will Also Win At CMT Awards

    March 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT For Willie Nelson it's Farm Aid. For Reba McEntire it's Habitat for Humanity. And for Taylor Swift it's St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Whatever their designated charity, artists who win at the 2008 CMT Music Awards will ...

  11. Julio Iglesias Jr. Goes Country

    March 08, 2008 12:00 AM EST Latin star Julio Iglesias Jr., whose father famously dueted with Willie Nelson, is the winner of the CMT reality show "Gone Country." His single, "The Way I Want You" (Team/EMI Latin), which he co-wrote with James Slater and Ta ...

  12. CMT Teams With Harrah's Horseshoe For 'Crossroads Bar'

    January 18, 2008 12:00 AM EST CMT and Horseshoe Casino and Hotel have announced plans for the first ever CMT Crossroads Bar. An extension of CMT's "Crossroads" series, which pairs country stars with popular artists from other genres, the bar will be located at H ...

  13. CMT Gets 'Loaded'

    July 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Cable music outlet launches broadband network. Cable music outlet CMT has launched a 24-hour broadband network, CMT Loaded, on its Web site, CMT.com . Described by the company as "the ultimate country fan's destination," CMT Loaded ...

  14. CMT Names Bogach VP

    May 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT He remains based in Nashville. Lewis Bogach is promoted from senior director to VP, program development and production at CMT. He remains based in Nashville and reports to CMT VP, programming and development Paul Villadolid, who is based in Los An ...

  15. CMT Readies Broadband Channel

    March 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST Scheduled for launch this summer. CMT is planning to launch a new broadband platform, dubbed Loaded, sometime this summer. Details are few on Loaded, which is still in development at this point, but the online video channel is expected to feature ...

  16. CMT Enters Gaming Market

    January 31, 2006 12:00 AM EST New CMT Games division is a partnership with Konami. Country music network CMT has formed a new division, CMT Games, and has partnered with Konami Digital Entertainment to enter the gaming industry. The partners will release their first collaborat ...

  17. CMT Promotes Philips

    March 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Programming vet named exec VP/GM. Brian Philips has been promoted to executive VP/GM of CMT: Country Music Television. He previously served as senior VP/GM. Philips handles day-to-day management of the network, including programming, production, t ...

  18. Keith, Chesney Deemed Flame Worthy

    April 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Pair take two awards apiece at CMT gala. Pair take two awards apiece at CMT gala. News ...

  19. CMT To Launch Book Imprint

    April 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT First release due May 18. Country Music Television (CMT) is launching a book imprint, CMT Books, in conjunction with Simon & Schuster's Pocket Books. The first release is "Cash: An American Man," due May 18. The book about Johnn ...

  20. Congress To Honor Parton As 'Living Legend'

    April 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT McEntire to receive CMT award. McEntire to receive CMT award. News ...

  21. VH1, CMT Name Biz-Strategy Exec

    March 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST MTV Network has named Richard Gay as senior VP of strategy and business operations for VH1 and CMT. He joins from consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton, where he was a partner and worked extensively wit MTV Network has named Richard Gay as senior VP ...

  22. Nashville Scene

    January 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST CMT will on Feb. 21 air a Black History Month special on African-Americans in country music. CMT will on Feb. 21 air a Black History Month special on African-Americans in country music. News ...