Love Survivor’s brutal challenges? Steve Austin’s Broken Skull Challenge offers little more than well-shot physical challenges, and that’s its strength.
This April, American Idol and So You Think You Can Dance executive producer Nigel Lythgoe will debut a surprisingly original new show on CMT: CMT’s Next Superstar, a competition for singer-songerwriters in which viewers vote. I suppose that it’s for singer-songerwriters makes it slightly different, but please. CMT says the show “will search for undiscovered… continue reading
Ted Nugent will actually hunt down contestants in a new reality series that will debut this August on CMT. Each episode of Runnin’ Wild … From Ted Nugent will feature three contestants who Nugent will teach “the ‘Big Five of Survival,’ including the psychology of survival, shelter, water, fire and food, and will design an… continue reading
The most-watched show in CMT’s history, Gone Country, returns tonight at 8 p.m. ET for its second season. Like the first season, John Rich will supervise a group of C-list celebrities who try to become country music stars. This season’s cast Sebastian Bach, Irene Cara, Mikalah Gordon, Jermaine Jackson, Chris Kirkpatrick, Lorenzo Lamas, and Sean… continue reading
CMT gets into the celebrity reality series game tonight at 8 p.m. ET with Gone Country, on which “John Rich, of the hit country duo Big & Rich, … takes seven established performers from every realm of the entertainment and music industries and immerses them in all things country for a chance to break out… continue reading
CMT follows Texas gubernatorial candidate Kinky Friedman with a two-episode special that debuts tonight at 11 p.m. ET. The show was originally announced as a series, and CMT even aired the first two episodes last November in the middle of the night. Had it succeeded, it would have aired as a full series in the… continue reading
CMT’s Popularity Contest debuts, Sundance’s Staircase continues tonight. CMT debuts its original reality series Popularity Contest tonight at 10:30 p.m. ET, repeating it Tuesday at 8 and Wednesday at 6. The series watches as “10 city slickers chuck the bright lights and the big city to immerse themselves in small town life as they compete… continue reading
cowboys and cars are the subjects of current and upcoming reality TV shows. In CMT’s Cowboy U 2004, “four men and four women … said goodbye to modern conveniences such as phones and indoor showers for life on a real working ranch.” They’ll participate in a “final challenge where they must rope a steer, barrel… continue reading