Exclusive Interviews and Performance Footage Available in a Video Highlights Package
Via FTP Site Today and Via Satellite on Tuesday
CMA will provide media outlets with two ways to access a video highlights package containing performance footage and interviews with performers appearing on “CMA Country Christmas.”
“CMA Country Christmas,” hosted by Jennifer Nettles of Sugarland, will air Thursday, Dec. 1 (9:00-11:00 PM/ET) on the ABC Television Network.
The two-hour special features performances of holiday classics as well as fireside chats with the artists and their families. Artists appearing include “American Idol” runner up Lauren Alaina, Amy Grant, Faith Hill, Little Big Town, Martina McBride, “American Idol” winner Scotty McCreery, Kellie Pickler, Rascal Flatts, Darius Rucker, Brian Setzer with special guest Brad Paisley, Sugarland, Keith Urban, and Vince Gill in a special performance with Miss Piggy.
Beginning today, footage will be available via FTP site at: http://ftp.magnosound.com
The video highlights package feed schedule and satellite coordinates are as follows:
Feed Date: Feed Times:
Tuesday, Nov. 29 10:00-10:30 AM/ET
Each package will be approximately 15 minutes, and will be re-run, back-to-back, so that media outlets have two opportunities to downlink it:
GALAXY 17 (Ku) Digital
Transponder 19 - Ch A
Downlink Freq: 12066.5 (H)
Symbol Rate: 6.1113
For questions or for help if having difficulty accessing the VNR via FTP or Satellite, please contact Scott Sklarin with Sklarin Communications at (917) 929-5564.
“CMA Country Christmas” is a production of the Country Music Association. Robert Deaton
is the executive producer, Paul Miller
is the director and David Wild
is the writer. The special will be shot in high definition and broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC’s selected HDTV format, with 5.1 channel surround sound.