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CMT Facts

Facts about America's most popular country music network

OVERVIEW: CMT, a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), is the leading television and digital authority on country music and entertainment, reaching more than 92 million homes in the U.S. CMT and its website,, offer an unparalleled mix of music, news, live concerts and series and is the top resource for country music on demand. The network’s digital platforms include the 24-hour music channel, CMT Pure Country, CMT Mobile and CMT VOD.


LAUNCH DATE: March 6, 1983

SUBSCRIBERS: 92 million U.S. households

HEADQUARTERS: 330 Commerce Street • Nashville, TN 37201 • (615) 335-8400

Brian Philips • President
Jayson Dinsmore • Executive Vice President, Original Programming and Development
Neil Holt • Executive Vice President, Ad Sales
Suzanne Norman • Senior Vice President, Strategy and Business Operations
Anthony Barton • Senior Vice President, Integrated Marketing and Sponsorship Development
Joe Livecchi • Senior Vice President, Program Development
Eliot Goldberg • Senior Vice President, Programming and Development
John Hamlin • Senior Vice President, Music Events and Talent
Leslie Fram • Senior Vice President, Music Strategy
Lisa Chader • Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications
Katie Buchanan • Senior Vice President, Programming Strategy and Acquisitions
Joe Livecchi • Senior Vice President, Development
Jennifer Ortega • Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, Business and Legal Affairs
Amanda Phillips • Vice President, Consumer Marketing
Hector Campos • Vice President, Programming and Strategy
Justin Wyatt • Vice President, Consumer Insights and Research
Julia Silverton • Vice President, Development
Julia Silverton • Vice President, Development
Zena Van Ackeren • Vice President, Talent and Specialty Casting
Melanie Moreau • Vice President, Program Development
Peter Mannes • Vice President, Creative Services
Lucia Folk • Senior Director, Public Affairs

Lisa Chader SVP (615) 335-8405
Cindy Finke VP (615) 335-8404
Stephanie Molina VP (310) 752-8825
Amanda Murphy Director (615) 335-8408
Heather Allison Publicist (615) 335-8418


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