"The Song - Recorded Live @ TGL Farms" co-hosts Krista Marie and Damien Horne
The inaugural season of “The Song - Recorded Live @ TGL Farms” is set to premiere in national syndication on predominantly CBS, ABC, FOX and NBC affiliates January 4, 2020 in 131 markets across the country including New York, Boston, Atlanta, Detroit, Dallas, San Francisco, Miami and Seattle. The wildly entertaining show includes intimate performances by some of the biggest acts in a variety of genres singing their most iconic songs. In-depth interviews with the artists and songwriters will reveal never-before-heard details behind those songs, the inspiration and how they became woven into the fabric of popular culture.
Season one will include 10 fast-paced episodes, including nine hosted by Krista Marie and Damien Horne and a one-hour “Best of The Song” finale co-hosted by CeeLo Green. Gray Television will distribute the series, which is presented by Ally and powered by Nashville Music City.
Executive produced by Marc Oswald, Cary Glotzer and award-winning director Trey Fanjoy, the series was filmed at picturesque TGL Farms in Hendersonville, Tennessee. The setting provided a relaxed atmosphere for hosts Krista and Damien to dig deep into the lives and careers of the artists and songwriters. The TGL Farms stable was transformed into a studio soundstage, where the artists performed intimate versions of their hit songs and often introduced new music.
“We assembled an elite team of music and television professionals with the singular goal of showcasing some of the most iconic songs in American contemporary music,” said Oswald. “We are honored and humbled that this diverse group of artists and songwriters trusted us with their most important works.”
CeeLo Green, award-winning singer, songwriter, producer, actor and “Best of The Song” finale co-host said of the show: “There is something about the spirit and musical atmosphere of Nashville, Tennessee that motivates magic. You get there, it gets in you, and great things happen. This show 'The Song' has captured it for all the world to see. Enjoy!”
“The Song - Recorded Live @ TGL Farms” Season One Lineup by Episode:
Jan. 04 - CeeLo Green
Jan. 11 - Big & Rich featuring Cowboy Troy
Jan. 18 - Rick Springfield with special guests The Sisterhood Band
Jan. 25 - All-4-One
Feb. 01 - Lonestar featuring Jim Messina
Feb. 08 - Dirty Heads featuring Rome Ramirez
Feb. 15 - Travis Tritt
Feb. 22 - Don McLean
Feb. 29 - Gretchen Wilson
Mar. 07 - Best of Season One
“The Song - Recorded Live @ TGL Farms” pays it forward through cause-related partnerships with The Songwriters Hall of Fame and Belmont University’s Mike Curb College of Entertainment & Music Business to provide both scholarship and internship opportunities for their outstanding programs and to help develop new talent in the music, media and television arts disciplines. These partnerships will be supported by a $25,000 donation from Ally.
A complete list of stations airing “The Song - Recorded Live @ TGL Farms” will be published soon.
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