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We'll never forget the "Rhinestone Cowboy."
Glen Campbell will be remembered in an upcoming Cmt tribute special. The Grammy-winning country music legend died on Tuesday, following a long battle with Alzheimer's, Billboard reports. Cmt Remembers Glen Campbell will feature the network's final interview with the late "Southern Nights" crooner, as well as tributes from country stars such as Blake Shelton, Keith Urban and Reba McEntire.
Cmt will pay tribute to country music legend Glen Campbell on Thursday with the special Cmt Remembers Glen Campbell. The 30-minute program, which will premiere at 8:30 a.m. Et/Pt, will feature stars such as Blake Shelton, Keith Urban and Reba McEntire paying homage to the "Wichita Lineman" singer, as well as rare archival footage, photos, performances and his final Cmt interview.
The show will be hosted by Cmt's Cody Alan and Katie Cook, and it will feature some of the best moments from The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour, a series that ran on CBS from 1969-1972, with appearances from Johnny Cash, »
- Gil Kaufman, Billboard
A day after country-pop icon Glen Campbell’s death, Cmt has set a tribute special to air this week. Featuring such stars as Blake Shelton, Keith Urban and Reba McEntire, Cmt Remembers Glen Campbell premieres at 8:30 Am Thursday and will repeat a couple of times. Hosted by Cmt's Cody Alan and Katie Cook, the half-hour special includes rare archival photos, interviews and performances including “Rhinestone Cowboy” and “Gentle on My Mind” (watch a clip of the latter above)… »
Boom! Studios and The Jim Henson Company have announced the upcoming release of Jim Henson’s Labyrinth 2017 Special, which will go on sale in November and features work from a host of acclaimed creators including Jeff Stokely (The Spire), Roger Langridge (Thor: The Mighty Avenger), Delilah S. Dawson (Ladycastle), Adam Smith (Jim Henson’s Labyrinth), Katie Cook (My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic), Ryan Sook (Batman Beyond) and Derek Kirk Kim (Tune).
“Jim Henson’s Labyrinth is home to some of the most memorable characters in pop culture,” said Sierra Hahn, Senior Editor. “Through our partnership with The Jim Henson Company, Archaia has been able to expand this world in meaningful and innovative ways. This Special is the first of a few projects that will excite longtime fans of the film and reveal to newcomers the magic and wonder of this singular world.”
This second annual special is an all-new »
- Gary Collinson
It’s not just country’s biggest stars who will attend the Cmt Awards on Wednesday. The annual event, which is being broadcasted live this year from Nashville’s Music City Center, will play host to a slew of A-list presenters.
Cmt announced on Tuesday that the full list of presenters includes Ashton Kutcher, Clare Bowen, Danny Masterson, Dustin Lynch, Hoda Kotb, Jada Pinkett Smith, Jason Aldean, Jason Derulo, Johnny Galecki, Josh Henderson, Katherine Heigl, Kathie Lee Gifford, Rachel Bilson, and Reba McEntire along with country music personalities Bobby Bones and Cmt’s Cody Alan and Katie Cook.
And if the celebrity line-up isn’t enough to get fans to tune in, then the stellar set list of performers should do the trick.
When Prince Adam of Eternia would raise his mighty sword above his head, he could exclaim “I… Have… the… Power!” and with it transform into He-Man. This would turn his pink and maroon body suit into merely a manly loincloth and pec-harness combo. He would be granted a physique that would make Vince McMahon want to give him the main event at Wrestlemania. Most important, he was now the mightiest mortal on his alien world – able to dispense of evil with but a flick of a forearm, and nary a tussle of his pageboy haircut.
When Marc Alan Fishman, Kyle Gnepper, and Matt Wright want to transform from slovenly suburbanite husband-dads into cantankerous comic book creators, they hold up their mighty laminated sign that reads “Can I tell you about my comic book?” and look mildly pathetic. But much like Prince Adam, that singular phrase has bestowed upon the lads »
- Marc Alan Fishman
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