or


[11/04/09 - 07:53 AM]
CMT Gets Adventurous with Two New Series "Danger Coast" and "Gator 911"
Scheduled to premiere in second quarter 2010, these originals mark CMT's first official entry into the adventure genre.

[via press release from CMT]

CMT GETS ADVENTUROUS WITH TWO NEW SERIES "DANGER COAST" AND "GATOR 911"

Series to Kick Off Network's First Adventure Programming Block

LOS ANGELES � November 4, 2009 � CMT dives into adventure with the announcement of two new series, DANGER COAST and GATOR 911 (working titles), designed to be the foundation of a new, branded evening of programming on the network. Scheduled to premiere in second quarter 2010, these originals mark CMT's first official entry into the adventure genre.

DANGER COAST, produced by ITV Studios, Inc., follows the dramatic exploits of Miami's elite waterborne Marine Operations Bureau as they fight against overwhelming odds to selflessly protect the public at large, while risking their own lives. GATOR 911, produced by 12 Forward Entertainment, chronicles the adventures of Gary Suarage, conservationist and owner of the Texas-based adventure park, Gator Country, as he and his team work in dangerous waters to rescue gators from unusual places and deliver them to their new refuge. Each of these series has received a half-hour, 10 episode order.

Mary Beth Cunin, CMT's SVP Programming Strategy, states: "The addition of these new adventure reality shows to our schedule is the next logical step in CMT's overall progression, and vital to expanding our viewership base. Our research repeatedly confirms that our audience responds to strong, redeeming characters and storylines, as well as to television that families can watch together, both of which describe these new series. A branded adventure block complements our current programming strategy and gives us a broader promotional platform to build upon."

Bob Kusbit, CMT's Head of Development adds: "Adventure is a genre that we've wanted to get into for a long time. The inherent excitement and suspense of both DANGER COAST and GATOR 911 make them perfect shows to launch this new direction for CMT. We're thrilled to work with ITV Studios, Inc. and 12 Forward Entertainment on what promises to be a wild ride!"

Long known for its high-profile music programs and events such as CMT CROSSROADS and its annual fan-voted CMT MUSIC AWARDS, CMT continues to excel in multiple genres of programming as evidenced by such hits as WORLD'S STRICTEST PARENTS, DALLAS COWBOYS CHEERLEADERS: MAKING THE TEAM and SINGING BEE. The network just closed its most-watched third quarter ever, and is on pace to deliver its ninth consecutive year of Primetime growth.

DANGER COAST is produced by ITV Studios, Inc., with Chris Sloan of 2C Media serving as Executive Producer. Nicole Zien is Executive Producer for CMT. GATOR 911 is produced by 12 Forward Entertainment, with Melanie Wester and Terry Wester serving as Executive Producers. Claire McCabe is Executive Producer for CMT.

CMT, a unit of Viacom's MTV Networks (NYSE: VIA and VIA.B), is the leading television and digital authority on country music and entertainment, reaching more than 89 million homes in the U.S. CMT and its website, CMT.com, offer an unparalleled mix of music, news, live concerts and series and is the top resource for country music on demand. The network's digital platforms include the 24-hour music channel, CMT Pure Country, CMT Mobile and CMT VOD.





  [november 2009]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


· DANGER COAST (CMT)
· GATOR 911 (CMT)





[05/03/16 - 10:36 AM]
Molly Ringwald, Meredith Vieira, Amy Sedaris, John Hodgman, and "Hamilton" Cast Members Guest Star in Season Two of Bravo Media's "Odd Mom Out"
They'll join the previously announced Drew Barrymore and Blythe Danner.

[05/03/16 - 10:01 AM]
TBS's "Search Party" Adds Rosie Perez, Ron Livingston, Christine Taylor & Parker Posey in Recurring Roles
In addition, Brandon Micheal Hall has been named a series regular.

[05/03/16 - 09:07 AM]
Vice Media and ESPN Enter Production and Distribution Deal Across Digital, Mobile, and TV
Select films from ESPN's renowned documentary series "30 for 30" will air on Viceland, the new cable network from Vice.

[05/03/16 - 08:45 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Extends NBC's Demo Win Streak
The Peacock has taken home the adults 18-49 crown for seven consecutive Mondays.

[05/03/16 - 08:29 AM]
Acclaimed Italian Crime Series "Gomorrah" Premieres August 24 on SundanceTV
As previously announced, the network has acquired seasons one and two from The Weinstein Company, each season featuring 12 one-hour episodes.

[05/03/16 - 07:22 AM]
Bravo Media Debuts New Series "Below Deck Mediterranean" Launching Activations in New York City and Across Digital Platforms
The network kicks off the new installment of the hit series with a premiere day stunt in New York City, as well as with a "Below Deck Mediterranean" Lens on Snapchat.

[05/03/16 - 07:17 AM]
Surging VH1 Greenlights Weekly Topical Show with Pop Culture Maven and Social Media Powerhouse Amber Rose Slated to Premiere This Summer
Rose will conduct candid interviews with celebrity friends and lead provocative, entertaining and humorous conversations with guests about pop culture, motherhood, relationships, friendships, race, and entrepreneurship.

[05/03/16 - 06:00 AM]
Amazon Prime Video Adds the Latest Series from The Weinstein Company and Oscar and Emmy-Winner Julian Fellowes, "Julian Fellowes Presents Doctor Thorne," to Its Original Series Lineup
The series stars Tom Hollander as Doctor Thorne, Ian McShane as Sir Roger Scatcherd, and Alison Brie as Miss Martha Dunstable.

[05/02/16 - 11:53 AM]
Freeform's "That's So Throwback" Programming Event Begins May 2
Laugh along with Lizzie McGuire as she competes with Kate, flash forward to the future with Raven Baxter, live a double life with Hannah Montana, and help Kim Possible save the world.

[05/02/16 - 11:03 AM]
FYI Premieres New Series "Teenage Newlyweds" - Tuesday, May 31 at 10pm ET/PT
The series captures their weddings and all the ups and downs of juggling family, school, career, finances and first homes, while still navigating life as a teenager.

[05/02/16 - 10:49 AM]
Rivalries Reach New Heights as the Competition Goes Down to the Wire in "Wicked Tuna's" Season Finale on Nat Geo Channel
The high-octane season five finale will be followed immediately by National Geographic Channel's only live show-after-the-show, "Reel Talk Live," on Monday, May 16.

[05/02/16 - 10:38 AM]
Oprah Winfrey to Star in HBO Films' "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks"
The film tells the true story of Henrietta Lacks, an African-American woman whose cells were used to create the first immortal human cell line.

[05/02/16 - 10:30 AM]
Former Ohio State & NFL All-Pro Robert Smith Added to FOX Sports & BTN College Football Rosters
Smith teams with host Rob Stone and analysts Dave Wannstedt and Matt Leinart for pregame, halftime and postgame coverage on the FOX broadcast network and FS1 and appears on BTN studio shows throughout the week.

[05/02/16 - 10:11 AM]
Own a Piece of History with "The Oprah Winfrey Show" Audience Chair Auction
A select number of studio audience chairs will be available for auction with net proceeds going to the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy Foundation.

[05/02/16 - 09:37 AM]
Next Documentary in ESPN Films 30 for 30 Series, "Believeland," Premieres May 14
The documentary will chronicle the struggles of Cleveland's major sports franchises over the past 50 years and the impact it has all had on the psyche of a typical Cleveland sports fan.