Join Circle TV For 2020 ACM Awards Red Carpet Week

Get ready for some all new country content!

Written by Lauren Laffer
Join Circle TV For 2020 ACM Awards Red Carpet Week
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - APRIL 07: Blake Shelton performs onstage during the 54th Academy Of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 07, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by John Shearer/ACMA2019/Getty Images for ACM)

With the 55th Academy of Country Music Awards just days away, fans can get more content from their favorite country music stars than ever before. The ACM has teamed up with Circle TV to bring a week-long red carpet special to televisions nationwide.

Dubbed ACM Awards Red Carpet Week, Circle TV will host more than 40 hours of content featuring Blake Shelton, Luke Bryan, Dolly Parton, Martina McBride, Keith Urban, George Jones, Sara Evans, Lee Brice, Old Dominion, Josh Turner, Carly Pearce, John Rich, and more. The festivities will kick off with an ACM themed Opry Live on Saturday, Sept. 12 at 8/7c, featuring the ACM New Artists of the Year, Tenille Townes and Riley Green.

“This year’s 55th Academy of Country Music Awards will be unlike any other, and we are thrilled to have Circle’s ACM Awards Red Carpet Week lead with this early celebration,” said Damon Whiteside, CEO of the Academy of Country Music. “With intimate moments commemorating artists’ past ACM Awards experiences, interviews with current nominees, and an inside look into our new artist winners, Tenille Townes and Riley Green, there is something for every Country fan to enjoy as they prepare for the live telecast on September 16!”  

“We are honored to be a part of the history-making 55th ACM Awards by airing a special Red Carpet Week on Circle TV,” added Drew Reifenberger, General Manager at Circle Media. “We’ve curated non-stop content featuring some of the most notable past and current ACM Awards nominees to help fans get excited for the big night. It is also humbling to have the awards show in our backyard for the first time ever during such unprecedented times and we can’t wait to help honor these legendary venues in Music City.”

The 2020 ACM Awards air live from three venues in Nashville – the Ryman Auditorium, Grand Ole Opry and Bluebird Cafe – on Wednesday, September 16 at 8/7c on CBS or online at CBS All Access.

Full programming for ACM Awards Red Carpet Week can be found here. Several of the week’s highlights can be found below. Find out if you have Circle TV here.

Opry Live | The show must go on! In spite of the Opry having to suspend their public performances, the show must go on for the live radio audience, and now for the Circle audience, with these one-hour performances by ACM Winners and Nominees Keith Urban, Carrie Underwood, Brad Paisley, Blake Shelton, Tenille Townes, Riley Green, and more.

Circle Sessions | Hosts Bill Cody & Nan Kelley interview some of your favorite country music artists. Features ACM Winners and Nominees Carly Pearce, Tenille Townes, Sara Evans, and Lee Brice.

Coming Home with Riley Green | Circle travels back to country artists’ hometowns to learn more about the start of their career.

Soundstage | Soundstage is a live concert series that features intimate performances by well-established and up-and-coming artists. ACM Winners and Nominees Martina McBride, Kenny Chesney, Old Dominion, Dierks Bentley, and more.

Coffee, Country & Cody | Hosted by Country Music Disc Jockey Hall of Famer and affable television personality Bill Cody, his producer and sidekick Charlie Mattos and Megan Alexander.

Dailey & Vincent | Hosted by Jamie Dailey and Darrin Vincent, The Dailey & Vincent TV Show showcases the best American Music: Country, Bluegrass, and Gospel – Features ACM Winners and Nominees Winners, Paul Overstreet, Trace Adkins, and more!

Hee Haw | Best of the 80’s country music and humor television variety show hosted by Roy Clark and Buck Owens, featuring special guest artists and past ACM Winners and Nominees Merle Haggard, Loretta Lynn, Dolly Parton, Porter Wagnor, and more.