Country Music Television has taken a step toward creating more original content with the hiring of Jayson Dinsmore, a former senior executive at NBC. As an executive VP based out of Santa Monica, Dinsmore will take the lead on developing new shows for the Nashville-based network, which recently premiered the sitcom Working Class.
Feb 3, 2011 7:47 AM
The Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce has named its 2010 crop of Emerging Leaders, folks who are younger than 40 and making their mark on the business and nonprofit worlds. Among the group are a senior exec at Reliant Bank, a partner at Sherrard & Roe and an assistant commissioner in the state's ECD department.
Jul 30, 2010 9:26 AM
Our brethren at MusicRow pass on some stats detailing the double-digit increases in of Country Music Television's metrics.
Music video hours have also increased on the channel, with ratings up +17% versus the same quarter last year among total viewers, and up +14% among adults 18-49. In addition, video streams are up +23% for CMT.com for second quarter when compared to the same quarter last year.
Jul 1, 2009 10:38 PM
The Nashville-based television network will produce six shows that will first air on DISH Network. The first of the monthly shows will air early next month.
A departure from the typical concert special, "Invitation Only" features country music's biggest stars performing before a small studio audience in Nashville, taking questions from fans and delivering revealing and candid answers. Previous episodes on CMT have featured Keith Urban and Alan Jackson.
May 11, 2009 6:11 PM