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CMT to Pay Tribute to Glen Campbell

CMT has put together a half-hour tribute to iconic country singer and guitar player Glen Campbell.

The special, CMT Remembers Glen Campbell, airs Thursday, Aug. 10, at 8:30 a.m., with repeat airings at 7 p.m. Aug. 11 and 8:30 a.m. Aug. 12.

Campbell died Aug. 8 after a long and very public battle with Alzheimer’s Disease.

The special will be hosted by CMT's Cody Alan and Katie Cook and feature tributes from Blake Shelton, Keith Urban and Reba McEntire, as well as archival interviews and performances and clips from The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour, the singer's CBS variety show (1969-1972).

John Eggerton
John Eggerton

Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.