THE CMA AWARDS: ALL ACCESS to Be Hosted by Kellie Pickler and Ben Aaron
Country Music artist and previous two-time CMA Awards nominee Kellie Pickler and television personality Ben Aaron (both of "Pickler & Ben"), are hosting this year's THE THE CMA AWARDS: ALL ACCESS , which offers viewers exclusive access to Country Music's Biggest Night™. The show, which is sponsored by Walmart, will stream exclusively on live.twitter.com/CMAawards beginning with the red-carpet stream at 6 PM ET (5 PM CT) on Wednesday, Nov 8.Pickler and Aaron together host the nationally Syndicated talk show "Pickler & Ben," which tapes out of Nashville, Tennessee. The show is the #1 freshman talk show to launch this fall. Pickler can also be seen on "I Love Kellie Pickler" on CMT, which co-stars her husband, songwriter/producer Kyle Jacobs. Aaron is a four-time Emmy-winning features reporter who is also starring in DIY Network's "Renovation Realities: Ben and Ginger" with his wife Ginger Zee, chief meteorologist for "Good Morning America." "The CMA Awards: All Access" will livestream from 10 cameras strategically positioned throughout the red carpet and the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, offering unique viewpoints of the red carpet and backstage areas. Twitter users can watch throughout the night at @CountryMusic. Using the hashtag #CMAawards, they can tweet their comments and questions that may then be answered Live on the red carpet and backstage. "The 51st Annual CMA Awards" is a production of the Country Music Association and broadcasts live Wednesday, Nov. 8 (8-11 PM ET) from Bridgestone Arena in NASHVILLE on the ABC Television Network. Robert Deaton serves as the Executive Producer for the 11th year, Gary Halvorson as the Director for the first time and writer David Wild for his 16th year. About "Pickler & Ben": "Pickler & Ben" is produced by Grammy Award-winning superstar Faith Hill; co-founder of Happy Street Entertainment, Lisa Erspamer; and president and CEO of Sandbox Entertainment Jason Owen; in partnership with The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP). Award-winning director, Joe Terry ("The Oprah Winfrey Show") directs "Pickler & Ben." Disney/ABC Home Entertainment and Television Distribution is distributing the show in national syndication.