Get Behind The Scenes Access To "The 47th Annual CMA Awards"

Exclusive Rehearsal Footage and Interviews Available in Three Video Highlights Packages With Feeds Beginning Monday, Nov. 4

Oct 30, 2013, 14:04 ET from Country Music Association

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CMA will provide up-to-the-minute rehearsal footage and interviews with nominees and performers appearing on "The 47th Annual CMA Awards" in three Video Highlights Package feeds beginning Monday, Nov. 4.

"The 47th Annual CMA Awards," hosted by Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood, airs live from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Wednesday, Nov. 6 (8:00-11:00 PM/ET) on the ABC Television Network. Previously announced performers for "Country Music's Biggest Night™" include Jason Aldean; Luke Bryan; Eric Church; Florida Georgia Line; Hunter Hayes with Jason Mraz; Lady Antebellum; Little Big Town; Tim McGraw; Kacey Musgraves; Paisley; Blake Shelton; Taylor Swift with Vince Gill and Alison Krauss; The Band Perry; Underwood; and Zac Brown Band with Dave Grohl. Alan Jackson and George Strait will perform together in a tribute to the legendary George Jones and Jennifer Nettles, Rascal Flatts, and Darius Rucker will pay homage to the newest member of the Country Music Hall of Fame, Kenny Rogers.

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

Feed Dates:

 Feed Times:

Monday, Nov. 4

10:00-10:30 AM/ET (9:00-9:30 AM/CT)

Tuesday, Nov. 5

10:00-10:30 AM/ET (9:00-9:30 AM/CT)

Wednesday, Nov. 6

10:00-10:30 AM/ET (9:00-9:30 AM/CT)

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.

Satellite Coordinates (SAME FOR ALL 3 FEEDS):
GALAXY 17 (Ku) Digital
Transponder 13 - Upper
18 MHz
Downlink Freq:  11969 (H)
Symbol Rate:  13.235
FEC: ¾
Data Rate: 18.2958
Encoder:  MPEG 2 / DVB-S / QPSK 4:2:0
720p / 59.94 / HD


Trouble Number for all Satellite Feeds: (954) 838-0900 x0 OR (917) 929-5564
If you have a question about the content of these VNRs, please contact Jim Bowling at (213) 215-7822 or

ABC NewsOne will also make the rehearsal VNRs available to ABC affiliates via Pathfire. For dates and times, please check with Travis Hudon at ABC NewsOne at (212) 456-4978 or

Chevrolet™ is the Official Ride of Country Music. American Airlines is the Official Airline of the CMA Awards. 

SOURCE Country Music Association