GET EXCLUSIVE BEHIND-THE-SCENES ACCESS TO TWO-HOUR “CMA COUNTRY CHRISTMAS” HOLIDAY SPECIAL, AIRING NOV. 27 ON ABC

GET EXCLUSIVE BEHIND-THE-SCENES ACCESS TO TWO-HOUR "CMA COUNTRY CHRISTMAS" HOLIDAY SPECIAL, AIRING NOV. 27 ON ABC

NASHVILLE – CMA will provide exclusive footage of “CMA Country Christmas” artist interviews in a Video Highlights Package feed beginning Tuesday, Nov. 21, 9 AM/CT. Performance clips will be available on CMAPress.com.

The TV special, hosted for the first time by iconic entertainer Reba McEntire, is a two-hour celebration of the holiday season airing Monday, Nov. 27 (8/7c) on the ABC Television Network.

Performers included in the special are Kelsea Ballerini, Luke Bryan, CB30, Dan + Shay, Brett Eldredge, Alan Jackson, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town, Dustin Lynch, McEntire, CeCe Winans, Trisha Yearwood and Chris Young.

“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.

The Video Highlights Package feed time and satellite coordinates are as follows:

Feed Date:                       Feed Time:
Tuesday, Nov. 21             10:00-10:30 AM/ET
(9:00-9:30 AM/CT)

The package will be approximately 15 minutes, and will be run back-to-back so that media outlets have two opportunities to downlink it.

Satellite Coordinates:

GALAXY 17 (KU) Digital
TRANSPONDER:  18 – Lower
BANDWIDTH:  18 MHz  (HD)
DOWNLINK FREQUENCY:  12051 (V)
FEC:  ¾
SYMBOL RATE:  13.235
DATA RATE:  18.2958
ENCODER:   MPEG-2  DVB-S  QPSK

The trouble number for all satellite feeds is (954) 838-0900 ext. 1 or (917) 929-5564.

DOWNLOAD VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS PACKAGE: http://www.CMApress.com

For more information, visit CMAchristmas.com.

Visit CMApress.com for “CMA Country Christmas” photos, press releases, and logos. This is a protected site for the media only with restrictions on use. The public should be directed to CMAchristmas.com. Keep up to date with the latest CMA news by following us on Twitter at twitter.com/CMAcloseup.

Press Contact:

Amber Williams, CMA
Vice President, Communications & Talent Relations
awilliams@cmaworld.com

Catharine McNelly, CMA
Director, Communications
cmcnelly@cmaworld.com

CMA COUNTRY CHRISTMAS - Reba McEntire hosts ÒCMA Country Christmas,Ó Monday, Nov. 27 at 8/7c on the ABC Television Network. (ABC/Bob D'Amico)