ENCORE PRESENTATION OF “CMA COUNTRY CHRISTMAS” MOVES TO THURSDAY, DEC. 21 AT 9/8c ON THE ABC TELEVISION NETWORK

ENCORE PRESENTATION OF “CMA COUNTRY CHRISTMAS” MOVES TO THURSDAY, DEC. 21 AT 9/8c ON THE ABC TELEVISION NETWORK

Luke Bryan, Alan Jackson, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town Among Performers for Two-Hour Holiday Special Hosted by Reba McEntire 

NASHVILLE—The encore presentation of “CMA Country Christmas” will now air Thursday, Dec. 21 at 9/8c on the ABC Television Network.

The eighth annual “CMA Country Christmas” returns with first-time host and iconic entertainer Reba McEntire and features two hours of festive performances from Nashville’s famed Grand Ole Opry House by Kelsea Ballerini, Luke Bryan, CB30, Dan + Shay, Brett Eldredge, Alan Jackson, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town, Dustin Lynch, Reba, CeCe Winans, Trisha Yearwood and Chris Young. Don’t miss fantastic collaborations by Ballerini and Reba, Little Big Town and Reba, and Jackson and Young.

For more information, visit CMAChristmas.com.

“CMA Country Christmas” is a production of the Country Music Association. Robert Deaton is the Executive Producer, Paul Miller is the Director, and Jon Macks is the writer.

About the Country Music Association:

Founded in 1958, the Country Music Association is the first trade organization formed to promote a type of music. In 1961, CMA created the Country Music Hall of Fame to recognize artists and industry professionals with Country Music’s highest honor. More than 7,800 music industry professionals and companies from around the globe are members of CMA. The organization’s objectives are to serve as an educational and professional resource for the industry and advance the growth of Country Music around the world. This is accomplished through CMA’s core initiatives: the CMA Awards, which annually recognize outstanding achievement in the industry; CMA Music Festival, which benefits music education and is taped for a three-hour network television special, “CMA Fest”; and “CMA Country Christmas,” featuring Country artists performing original music and Christmas classics for broadcast during the holiday season. All of CMA’s television properties will air on the ABC Television network through 2021.