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  • Blackburn Calls for HHS Investigation into StemExpress & Abortion Clinics

    06/01/2016 1:41:42 PM PDT · by blueyon · 2 replies
    The Energy and Commerence Committee ^ | 6/01/16 | Press Release
    Washington, DC – Select Investigative Panel Chairman Marsha Blackburn is calling on the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to investigate potential violations of federal law by StemExpress and a number of abortion clinics. In a letter to the Office of Centralized Case Management Operations at HHS, Chairman Blackburn asks Director Jocelyn Samuels to examine evidence uncovered by the Select Panel’s investigation that shows StemExpress and the abortion clinics violated the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). The HIPAA privacy rule is a patients’ rights law, designed to empower the patient to determine when and...
  • CMT vs. BET Themed Party Stirs Controversy at NC State

    10/27/2015 4:45:06 PM PDT · by Libloather · 18 replies
    WFMY News 2 ^ | 10/27/15
    RALEIGH, NC-- It was suppose to be fun, but some say a party among North Carolina State Students might have crossed the line. The theme, Country Music Television versus Black Entertainment Television. Students were encouraged to dress in costumes that imitated both cultures. Some costumes found offensive by students played into the negative stereotypes of what is believed to be black culture. The party was held off campus last Thursday, on the heels of the university's "Diversity Week".
  • The Devil Works in Insidious Ways

    02/26/2013 3:14:21 PM PST · by CHRISTIAN DIARIST · 1 replies
    The Christian Diarist ^ | February 26,2013 | JP
    CMT just issued a press release promoting “an evening full of laughs” featuring comedian Ron White. “The cigar-smoking, scotch-drinking White headlines the 90-minute special,” said CMT, “giving his thoughts on being banned from the popular dating site ChristianMingle,” among other hilarious topics. I find it interesting that CMT, which is owned by Viacom (which also owns MTV and VH1), would so prominently mention White’s riff on ChristianMingle. Especially in the wake of the recent arrest of a Del Mar, Calif. man charged with raping a woman he met on the online dating site. Police suspect that Sean Patrick Banks used...
  • Promising new approach to treating debilitating nervous system disease (SCA1)

    10/16/2011 3:14:07 PM PDT · by decimon · 3 replies
    Loyola University Health System ^ | October 16, 2011 | Unknown
    Groundbreaking study published in Nature MedicineMAYWOOD, Il. -- A groundbreaking study in the journal Nature Medicine suggests what could become the first effective treatment for a debilitating and fatal disease of the central nervous system called SCA1. The study, based on an animal model, found that the disease is linked to low levels of a multipurpose protein called VEGF. Researchers found that in mice that had SCA1, replenishing this protein lead to significant improvements in muscle coordination and balance. Ameet R. Kini, MD, PhD, an associate professor in the Department of Pathology and Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center of Loyola University...
  • Julianne Hough: My Music Video Was Too Hot for CMT (Country Music Ping!)

    Country singer and actress Julianne Hough’s career may be on the rise, but some say she is too hot for television, at least in one video. The 22-year-old “Burlesque” star recently revealed that her video for her single “Is That So Wrong” was dubbed too steamy to air on Country Music Television (CMT). The video features the sexy star playfully dancing in her apartment and removing articles of clothing. And it was that lack of clothing that she says got the video banned from the airwaves.
  • MTV Denies That Obama Telecast Is Political (No equal time for GOP...)

    10/13/2010 8:09:19 AM PDT · by massmike · 76 replies · 1+ views ^ | 10/13/2010 | Emily Miller
    Viacom networks MTV, BET and CMT are giving an hour of free air time to President Obama less than three weeks before the midterm elections. The so-called “A Conversation with President Obama” will be live and commercial-free on six Viacom networks at 4 p.m. on Thursday. The networks will not give equal time to a Republican before the election, according to a spokeswoman. MTV denies that the Obama hour of TV is political, despite the timing, weeks before the midterm elections.
  • Disease Cause Is Pinpointed With Genome

    03/10/2010 9:39:39 PM PST · by neverdem · 9 replies · 347+ views
    NY Times ^ | March 10, 2010 | NICHOLAS WADE
    Two research teams have independently decoded the entire genome of patients to find the exact genetic cause of their diseases. The approach may offer a new start in the so far disappointing effort to identify the genetic roots of major killers like heart disease, diabetes and Alzheimer’s. In the decade since the first full genetic code of a human was sequenced for some $500 million, less than a dozen genomes had been decoded, all of healthy people. Geneticists said the new research showed it was now possible to sequence the entire genome of a patient at reasonable cost and with...
  • Country At the White House (vanity/barf)

    11/14/2009 7:33:48 PM PST · by Global2010 · 19 replies · 1,186+ views
    Nov 14, 09 | vanity
    OK Yall. We turned on the Country Music channel and are watching Country at the White House. Brad Paisley is performing and we are enjoying the intamate lil concert and I blab out to KV that this must be an event for GW/Laura and friends. UHG! There the camera goes (60 inch tv) on Obama Close up and the Michelle too. They then cut to an interview with Brad done in the WH driveway and he oozed with Obama Love. How painful! Music so good but the butt kissing Country Love to obama is horrid. The Grand Ole opry just...
  • Ted Nugent getting new reality show on CMT

    04/28/2009 9:39:27 AM PDT · by Kieri · 11 replies · 897+ views
    Jackson Citizen Patriot (MI) ^ | 04/28/09 | Bill Chapen
    A reality show coming to cable network CMT will have recent National Bowhunters Hall of Fame inductee Ted Nugent hunting the most dangerous game — man. "Runnin' Wild ... From Ted Nugent" will debut in August. According to CMT's Web site, episodes will feature Nugent teaching a set of survival skills to three competitors. Those competitors then will put those skills to use in the wilderness while Nugent and his 18-year-old son, Rocco, "hunt them down." Unlike some of Nugent's previous forrays into reality television, the show will not be taped on his Leoni Township property. According to his publicist,...
  • Toby Keith Registering as Independent Voter

    10/03/2008 4:06:48 AM PDT · by JoeDetweiler · 73 replies · 2,384+ views
    CMT ^ | Oct 2, 2008 | Calvin Gilbert
    "Longtime Democrat Toby Keith is registering to vote as an independent and says the left wing's verbal attacks against Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin could lead to a win for John McCain in November, the singer-songwriter said Thursday (Oct. 2) in an interview with" "I've been a lifetime Democrat, and I'm re-registering this year as an independent," he said. "It's strictly [because] my party, that I've been affiliated with all these years, doesn't stand for anything that I stand for anymore. They've lost any sensibility that they had, and they've allowed all the kooks in, so I'm going...
  • Top 20 Countdown on Country Music Television Promotes Anti-Iraq War Movie

    03/30/2008 5:42:14 AM PDT · by Recovering_Democrat · 22 replies · 1,224+ views ^ | 3/27/08
    Top 20 Countdown host Lance Smith joins the cast of Stop-Loss, on top of the famous Riot Hyatt hotel overlooking Sunset Boulevard for a special edition of Top 20. The movie features Iraq war hero Sgt. Brandon King, who is played by Ryan Phillippe, as he makes his long awaited return home only to find out the Army has ordered him back to duty in Iraq, which devastates not only him but his family and friends.
  • Jeff Foxworthy's Passionate, Show-Stopping Speech at the CMT Awards

    04/20/2007 9:37:13 PM PDT · by peggybac · 170 replies · 20,167+ views
    Media Village ^ | 4/19/07 | Ed Martin
    Jeff Foxworthy's Passionate, Show-Stopping Speech at the CMT Awards Nashville, TN -- The CMT Music Awards have a grand history of show-stopping performances, all of them rendered by such country music superstars as Kenny Chesney, Keith Urban, Gretchen Wilson and Big & Rich, to name only a few. But it was host Jeff Foxworthy who stopped the show this year, when the generally genial comedian delivered a powerful, heartfelt and somewhat angry speech just before introducing the last song of the night, the haunting Anyway by Martina McBride. Foxworthy had during his previous two gigs as host of CMT's annual...
  • Will CMTs Warm Up to Dixie Chicks?

    04/16/2007 3:32:16 PM PDT · by SmithL · 12 replies · 377+ views
    AP via SFGate ^ | 4/16/7 | JOHN GEROME
    The Dixie Chicks are nominated for video of the year at the CMT Music Awards — their first such nomination since country radio unofficially banned them. But since Monday's Country Music Television awards are voted on by fans — not industry insiders — don't look for a big thaw between radio and the Chicks. The Texas trio is up against Toby Keith, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban, George Strait, Sugarland, Rascal Flatts and Kenny Chesney for the night's top honor. They're also nominated for group video of the year for their single "Not Ready to Make Nice." The Chicks have been...
  • Our MTV Unplugged Poll: Which Show Was The Best? What Band or Person Performed?

    11/02/2006 11:04:38 PM PST · by mcg2000 · 21 replies · 947+ views
    Free Republic ^ | November 2, 2006 | Vanity
    We had an extended debate at the office today....what was the best "MTv Unplugged" performance? Me? Hands down....Alice in Chains! Before any reasons are discussed ..... I was curious as to anyone else's opinions or preferences on the topic?
  • Ronald Reagan Special on CMT

    02/18/2006 11:01:29 PM PST · by krb · 23 replies · 1,399+ views
    CMT.COM ^ | 2/19/2006 | krb
    CMT (Country Music Television) has a new series out called True Grit, and the first episode is about Ronald Reagan! I just saw the first showing, and it is really well done. Here are the rebroadcast times for this same episode: Sunday, February 19, 2006 1:00 AM ET/PT Sunday, February 19, 2006 2:00 PM ET/PT Sunday, February 19, 2006 9:00 PM ET/PT Monday, February 20, 2006 5:00 PM ET/PT Tuesday, February 21, 2006 8:00 PM ET/PT Saturday, February 25, 2006 7:00 PM ET/PT Sunday, February 26, 2006 7:00 PM ET/PT
  • Merle Haggard: 'Rebuild America First' ("Let's get out of Iraq, back on track - rebuild USA first")

    10/23/2005 3:06:09 PM PDT · by churchillbuff · 33 replies · 1,355+ views
    / ^ | Oct 19 05 | Sheila Lennon
    The Okie from Muskogee speaks out. Merle Haggard Takes Another Musical Stand: Outspoken Musical Icon Urges, "Rebuild America First." No audio yet, but Haggard's new Chicago Wind CD, out next Tuesday (Oct. 25), includes the tune in the headline. Chet Flippo (yes, the early Rolling Stone senior editor, now at Country Music Television as CMT/ Editorial Director) quotes some of it: "Yea, men in position but backing away/Freedom is stuck in reverse/Let's get out of Iraq and get back on the track/And let's rebuild America first." Haggard also comments on the current political and social scene in the song, "Where's...
  • CMT, MTV and VH1 Launch Hurricane Katrina Relief Campaign

    09/04/2005 2:10:29 PM PDT · by Issaquahking · 14 replies · 754+ views ^ | Wed. August 31.2005 7:20 PM EDT
    CMT, MTV and VH1 Launch Hurricane Katrina Relief Campaign Wilson and Mellencamp Among Performers Scheduled for Sept. 10 TV Special   CMT, MTV and VH1 have announced the first stage of an ongoing Hurricane Katrina relief campaign -- a multi-artist, multi-genre, multi-platform live performance special set to air across all three networks on Sept. 10. Gretchen Wilson and John Mellencamp are among the artists scheduled to perform from locations in New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta and Nashville. The special will seek to raise much-needed funds for the American Red Cross and similar organizations as they continue their relief efforts. The...
  • Touching show on CMT

    07/03/2005 8:35:28 PM PDT · by bgnn32 · 226+ views
    CMT just ran a real touching show about patriotic songs and the military, I only saw the end of it but it was very good. I am man enough to say it brought some tears to my eyes, would love to hear what other thought about it.
  • MTV Networks To Launch LOGO [on 2/17] - A New Television Network For Gay And Lesbian Viewers

    01/06/2005 8:34:29 AM PST · by Aquinasfan · 62 replies · 1,326+ views
    Viacom ^ | May 25, 2004 | Press release
    New York, N.Y. (May 25, 2004)— LOGO, a new cable television network targeted at lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) viewers will be launched by MTV Networks, a division of Viacom Inc. (NYSE: VIA, VIAB) on February 17, 2005. The new channel will be advertiser-supported, targeting primarily gays and lesbians, 25-49, and will provide a mix of original and acquired programming that is authentic, smart, inclusive and open-minded. LOGO will launch in markets across America, including Los Angeles, New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Atlanta and San Francisco, through national cable operators, including Time Warner Cable, RCN and additional distributors that will...
  • CMT (Country Music Television) 20 Sexiest Wowmen Countdown

    11/15/2004 10:45:19 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 25 replies · 3,109+ views
    They heat up the concert stage when they perform for legions of screaming fans, and they steam up the small screen with their music videos. Who are these country music hotties,...
  • Nelson Visits Carter

    09/10/2004 6:38:02 AM PDT · by SmithPatterson · 7 replies · 349+ views
    Albany Herald ^ | 9-10-04 | Elliott Minor
    Nelson visits Carter Country singer Willie Nelson meets with his friend Jimmy Carter in Plains for a television special and a free concert. Elliot Minor The Associated Press PLAINS — Willie Nelson visited his longtime friend former President Jimmy Carter on Thursday for the taping of a television special and a free concert for the residents of Carter's hometown. The Associated Press Former President Jimmy Carter, left, talks with his old friend, country singer Willie Nelson, on a platform of the railroad depot Thursday in Plains. "We have a long friendship," Carter said, noting that in recent conversations he and...
  • Singer Mindy McCready charged with drug fraud

    08/06/2004 4:37:24 AM PDT · by tdadams · 20 replies · 1,374+ views
    WKRN ^ | August 6, 2004
    FRANKLIN, Tenn. Country singer Mindy Mc-Cready was arrested today and charged with prescription drug fraud. Authorities said she used a fake prescription to obtain the pain medicine OxyContin. Investigators said the 28-year-old Mc-Cready presented a fraudulent prescription at a pharmacy last February, paid for the drugs and then left. Officers said they later learned that Mc-Cready was not a patient at the doctor's office from which the prescription purportedly originated. Mc-Cready was released on ten-thousand dollars bond. The singer had a Number One hit in 1996 with "Guys Do It All the Time."
  • It's Time To Remember (Courtesy of Red White & Blue)

    07/22/2004 4:37:17 PM PDT · by Phsstpok · 6 replies · 826+ views
    It's time to remember
  • I've had it! What Can We do?

    06/16/2004 7:56:43 AM PDT · by Hildy · 75 replies · 208+ views
    CMT | June 16, 2004 | Hildy
    I know this is a vanity and it will probably be pulled, but I'M MAD AS HELL AND I DON'T WANT TO TAKE IT ANYMORE! It's like it open season on Republicans and Conservatives on any kind of media and we can't respond and it's only going to get worse. Sometimes it's overt like Michael Moore, and other times it's subtle and that is far more dangerous. I was watching the Country Music Television's Top 100 Love Songs. (Yes, you read correctly). You know these kinds of shows. They count down the top songs with celebrity comments. You'd think it...
  • Triumphant Keith Pays Tribute to Soldiers (CMT Flame Worthy Video Music Awards)ENTERTAINMENT

    04/24/2004 6:35:56 AM PDT · by fight_truth_decay · 14 replies · 484+ views
    WSRW106.7/ ^ | Apr 22-24, 2004 | staff
    Patriotic star Toby Keith paid tribute to the soldiers occupying Iraq as he collected three awards at Wednesday's Country Music Television's Flame Worthy Video Music Awards show. Keith dedicated his video of the year award for "American Soldier" to the U.S. forces in the Middle East - and delivered a harsh message to Anti-War campaigners. He says, "This is a very important award for me because this is voted on by music lovers all over the place. I thank you all. Don't forget our brothers and sisters overseas making it free for us tonight." "It's a really nasty thing going...
  • Keith Receives Four CMT Video Nominations

    03/24/2004 4:10:20 PM PST · by NYC GOP Chick · 9 replies · 249+ views
    Associated Press, via Yahoo ^ | 3.24.2004 | John Gerome
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Toby Keith (news) received a leading four nominations for Country Music Television's Flameworthy Video Music Awards, while Kenny Chesney (news), Rascal Flatts and Alan Jackson (news) picked up three each. AP Photo   The fan-voted awards show airs live from Nashville 8-10 p.m. EST April 21. CMT released the list of nominees Wednesday. Keith is nominated for collaborative video for his duet with Willie Nelson (news) "Beer for My Horses." The video, which unfolds like a TV crime show, is also in the running for video of the year. Director Michael Salomon also was nominated for his...
  • 'Grand Ole Opry Live' leaving Country Music Television for smaller network

    09/04/2003 11:32:48 PM PDT · by HAL9000 · 4 replies · 359+ views
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- The live telecast of the Grand Ole Opry is moving from Country Music Television to its smaller competitor, Great American Country. The hour-long country music show, "Grand Ole Opry Live," has appeared on CMT every Saturday night since 2001. It draws 1.5 million to 2 million viewers and was CMT's highest-rated weekly series. The move means the TV broadcast will reach fewer viewers. Great American Country, started in 1996, reaches only 25.2 million U.S. households, compared to the more than 70 million households reached by CMT. "There isn't a bigger, longer-running music show on TV...
  • Congressman Billybob Sez: "The Perfect Country and Western Song"

    06/11/2003 10:12:51 AM PDT · by Congressman Billybob · 38 replies · 8,797+ views
    Cong. Billybob's website ^ | 10 June 2003 | Congressman Billybob (J. Armor, Esq.)
    "The Perfect Country and Western Song"A lot of things happened last week that might seem worthy of discussion. Martha Stewart got indicted. Sam Waksal of ImClone was sentenced to seven years in jail (this week). The naughty bits of Hillary Clinton's autobiography leaked out a week early. Howell Raines and Gerald Boyd resigned from the New York Times. And the Israelis and Palestinians took tentative steps toward a hint of a beginning of peace. But there was another story last week of greater truth and enduring importance. Country Music Television (CMT) announced the top 100 country songs of all time....
  • CMT picks 100 greatest country music songs

    06/05/2003 9:08:37 AM PDT · by MeekOneGOP · 26 replies · 5,779+ views
    Associated Press ^ | June 5, 2003 | Associated Press Staff
    CMT picks 100 greatest country music songs 06/05/2003 Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. - George and Tammy are there. So are Johnny and Hank, and Waylon and Willie. But a ranking of the top 100 songs in country music history is bound to contain a few surprises, and the new one by Country Music Television is no exception. Is Tammy Wynette's 1968 classic "Stand by Your Man" truly the best country song of all time? Should Garth Brooks' "Friends in Low Places" rank that high (No. 6)? Is the Eagles' "Desperado" really a country song? And where's Merle Haggard's "The Fightin'...
  • Country music in battle over patriotism, free speech (liberal alert)

    06/02/2003 3:30:13 PM PDT · by GailA · 73 replies · 399+ views
    The Tennessean ^ | 6/2/03 | CRAIG HAVIGHURST
    <p>American flags are everywhere as Toby Keith, center, performs Courtesy of the Red, White & Blue at the Academy of Country Music Awards last year in Los Angeles.</p> <p>As thousands of country fans stream into Nashville this week for Fan Fair, the country music community is wrestling, perhaps as never before, over issues of patriotism and free speech.</p>
  • Is CMT trying to restore the Dixie Chicks image?

    05/18/2003 4:05:31 PM PDT · by patriotsfan · 15 replies · 279+ views
    This is my first time posting , so sorry if it is a little rough. I was wondering if anyone else has noticed that CMT has been playing alot of programs featuring the Dixie Chicks? It seems like they are trying to revive there sorry careers.
  • Country Music Television (CMT) poll on Dixie Chicks interview

    04/26/2003 6:40:00 PM PDT · by Childseyes · 14 replies · 252+ views
    This is for Country Music Television -- a national poll. Please hit this one hard! Scroll down on the left How much did the Dixie Chicks’ interview with ABC Primetime’s Diane Sawyer help their image and career? Helped greatly 5% Helped somewhat 5% Made no difference 8% Didn’t help at all 68% I didn’t see the interview. 14%
  • Keith Says He Feels 'Vindicated' By Strong Awards Showing For Hawkish Anthem

    04/08/2003 5:25:13 PM PDT · by fight_truth_decay · 17 replies · 391+ views ^ | 4/8/03 | By JOHN GEROME
    <p>NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Country singer Toby Keith feels vindicated by the three video awards he won for his hawkish anthem "Courtesy of the Red, White & Blue (The Angry American)."</p> <p>"The night we had tonight vindicates me for the controversy from that song," said Keith, who won video of the year, cocky video and best male video for the song during Country Music Television's 2003 Flameworthy Video Music Awards on Monday.</p>
  • Country Music Television Awards-Flameworthy After Action

    04/07/2003 7:59:36 PM PDT · by Stopislamnow · 38 replies · 318+ views
    My boob tube. ^ | 4-7-03 | Me!
    Hosts Toby Keith and PETA Pam Anderson didn't seem to like each other much. Toby kept staring at her "lung hammers". Darryl Worley came on and did "Have you Forgotten?" crowd insane. I didn't see this announced, suprise! Brett Butler was on, she was pretty funny, raunchy, risque and dogged the blixie ho's. Martina McBride won an award. Alison Krauss and Union Station again showed thier consummate skill and music artistry. Shania sang with em, sorta. Kenny Chesney did "no shoes, no shirt, no problem." He's the next George Strait. Toby Keith won video of the year. He Mr. Rumsfield,...
  • What to expect at the Flameworthy Awards Tonight!! central on CMT! Toby will be hosting!

    04/07/2003 3:32:29 PM PDT · by ConservativeMan55 · 201 replies · 627+ views
    Everybody’s tight-lipped about the surprise guests at Monday’s (April 7) CMT Flameworthy 2003 Video Music Awards, but here’s what we know: The last time Flameworthy co-host Toby Keith was interviewed by CMT, he was asked what he’d be performing at the awards show. He said he might share one of his bus songs (such as “Only the Best-Looking Tuna Gets to Be Star-Kissed”), and he thought he’d perhaps write something for the occasion. Of course, with “Courtesy of the Red, White and Blue” up for two nominations -- or three, if … well, you know. Keith is going to make...

    03/13/2003 6:23:16 AM PST · by fight_truth_decay · 63 replies · 3,384+ views ^ | Thursday, March 13, 2003 | CMT/JAM
    CMT Flameworthy 2003 Video Music Awards Final nominees for the CMT Flameworthy 2003 Video Music Awards have been announced, and FINAL VOTING IS OPEN. Who will be the big female winner at the CMT Flameworthy 2003 Video Music Awards? Dixie Chicks Terri Clark Faith Hill Martina McBride Shania Twain ... VOTE NOW!!! Final Norminees Fan voting will continue through April 5 on the CMT Web site. The five finalists for video of the year will be announced at the beginning of the April 7 telecast, with voting continuing throughout the show. Faith Hill, Toby Keith and Shania Twain have each...