The annual CMA Awards is “Country Music’s Biggest Night™,” and Great American Country will broadcast the excitement, glitz and glam of the night with the exclusive red carpet pre-show, carried live nationally. CMA Awards Red Carpet Live premieres Wednesday, November 6, 7:00 p.m./ET on the network.

Great American Country personalities Suzanne Alexander, Nan Kelley and Storme Warren will be in the center of all of the red carpet excitement, chatting with country’s biggest stars about their nominations, performances, pre-show rituals and favorite CMA Awards moments, plus highlighting the night’s fashions and more. 

“With events like CMA Awards Red Carpet Live, we are able to give viewers unique access,” offered Sarah Trahern, senior vice president and general manager of Great American Country. “This show takes the audience right into the action with all the stars. To provide the exclusive CMA Awards pre-show is a tremendous opportunity for the network to bring fans of music and pop culture something special and to expose them to the larger Great American Country brand.”

As part of the fan engagement, Great American Country will unite viewers coast-to-coast with exclusive online coverage, commentary and dialogue via social media. Viewers can join the CMA Awards Red Carpet Live festivities on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram using the official event hashtag #CMARedCarpet.

“Partnering with Great American Country to bring viewers exclusive CMA Awards red carpet coverage is a win for CMA and for country music fans,” said Ed Hardy, president of the CMA Board of Directors. “As a promotional partner, Great American Country has assembled a schedule that really celebrates the format and provides unique access to our consumers.”

Tune-In to GAC for additional events leading up to the CMA Red Carpet Event.  Visit GACtv.com for complete listing of television specials.