Two hour special airs April 5th on CBS
Gayle King has announced that she will host ACM Presents: Our Country, a new two-hour special to be broadcast Sunday, April 5th from 8-10 pm ET/PT on the CBS Television Network and on CBS All Access. The special will feature intimate conversations and at-home acoustic performances with country music’s biggest stars, along with clips from past ACM Awards moments. It will be a night filled with entertainment, hope and reflection, bringing the healing power music to Americans at a time when they need it most.
As previously announced, ACM Presents: Our Country will feature performances from Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley, Kane Brown & John Legend, Luke Bryan, Brandi Carlile, Eric Church, Luke Combs, Sheryl Crow, Florida Georgia Line, Lady Antebellum, Miranda Lambert, Little Big Town, Tim McGraw, Old Dominion, Brad Paisley & Darius Rucker, Thomas Rhett, Blake Shelton & Gwen Stefani, Shania Twain, Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban. Additionally, the special will honor 10-time ACM Award winner Kenny Rogers with performances by Luke Bryan, Brad Paisley and Darius Rucker.
The special will broadcast during the time slot previously scheduled for the 55th Academy Country Music Awards, which will now be broadcast Wednesday, September 16th live 8-11 pm ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network and streaming live and on demand on CBS All Access. The 55th ACM Awards, hosted for the first time by reigning ACM Entertainer the Year and 15-time ACM Award winner Keith Urban, honors the biggest names and emerging talent in the country music industry.