Here are photos from the very first Stories Behind The Songs show at The Listening Room Cafe in Nashville, TN. Chris Blair is definitely onto something with this type of show. I know we’ll definitely be back to hear more stories behind the songs at The Listening Room Cafe. You never know WHO you’re gonna see there!
Reality TV In Tennessee
Nashville is clearly known for its Country music scene (and other genres as well). But it's also known for being a reality TV hotspot -- there are lots of casting calls for reality TV shows in Nashville, plus a number of shows that are -- or have been -- taped here ("Music City", "Crazy Hearts: Nashville", "Chasing Nashville", "The Private Lives of Nashville Wives", "Junior Doctors", "Cassadee Pope: Frame By Frame", "Thicker Than Water", "Gone Country", "Nashville Star", "Flip or Flop Nashville", "The Willis Family", and "Music City Fix".) Here are our articles about reality shows filmed in Nashville and Country music stars who've been in reality TV shows.
NBC is hosting an open casting call in Nashville, Tennessee October 1-2 for their new show created and produced by Jerry Seinfeld called The Marriage Ref. Want to be a contestant on the show?
The CMT Awards show precedes the CMT Music Festival each June. We scored some press passes this year! Here’s how things went at the CMT Music Awards show, and some of the unique things that I saw this year…
We’ve discussed the best and worst Nashville news channels on TV before. Now let’s see who your favorite TV news anchors are. Vote now!
Rubdown is a half-hour comedy series that takes you behind-the-scenes with stories inspired by real life situations. The pilot for the show is being filmed in historic Franklin, Tennessee on October 4th and 5th.
Taping for HGTV’s Bang For Your Buck show in Nashville, TN will begin soon, so if you’re interested, apply immediately! Here are the details to be on the show…
I’ll be watching Nashville Star 6 this season. But, oddly enough, I think I’m more interested in seeing the judges than some of the performers themselves! I’m diggin’ the fact that Jeffrey Steele is a judge. Finally… more Jeffrey Steele in the limelight! Here’s more about the Nashville Star judges: John Rich, Billy Ray Cyrus, Jewel, and Jeffrey Steele.
Last night was the season finale for Gone Country 2. Actually, the series hasn’t even started airing yet on CMT, but they were taping the final episode ‘live’ at the Wildhorse Saloon. We were front & center and captured these photographs of the celebrities performing.
Jingles, a new Reality TV show created by Mark Burnett will begin airing on CBS Sunday, July 27th. The show will feature 8 one-hour episodes. Think you have what it takes to wow Fortune 500 companies with fun jingles for their products? They’re holding auditions for ‘Jingles’ in Nashville at the end of May!
We knew these guys before they were The Hitmen of Music Row. And thanks to GAC, you probably have a better appreciation for these guys and their music, too. Not to mention their amazing sense of humor! Here’s everything you want to know about The Hitmen of Music Row…
Nashville Tennessee is one of 4 national casting calls for the Nashville Star competition. Which means the Open Call takes place on the first day and Callbacks occur on the second day. For Nashville, the dates are March 21 and 22. Here are all the Nashville Star audition dates, times & places…
James Otto is hitting the TV airways this weekend — sitting down with folks at GAC for one-on-one interviews and to talk about his newest video ‘Just Got Started Lovin You’.
The Bachelor from Nashville Tennessee, Dr. Travis Stork, has a new book called ‘Don’t Be That Girl’. And he’s got a new TV series too. It’s called ‘The Doctors’. It’s a roundtable discussion, similar to ‘The View’.
I have some issues with how the news is covered on local television stations. Check out my favorite — and LEAST favorite — Nashville news channels. How would you rate the local news?
It’s really difficult to say from this one instance alone which of the 7 celebrities should be awarded the Country Music record deal. But inquiring minds want to know, so here are my thoughts…
Is the Country music industry ready for Dee Snider? Is Dee Snider ready for Country music? Those are the questions everyone is asking after the taping of CMT’s newest reality TV show called ‘Gone Country’.
One of the most interesting — and surprising — celebrities that appeared at the Wildhorse Saloon in Nashville for the ‘Gone Country’ taping was none other than Mr. Bobby Brown. What a trip! He was fun to watch, and his song was quite good too.
We went to the Wildhorse Saloon for the taping of a CMT reality TV series called Gone Country, hosted by John Rich. The celebrities taking part in the show: Bobby Brown of Whitney Houston fame, Carnie Wilson, Dee Snider of Twisted Sister, Diana DeGarmo from American Idol, Julio Iglesias Jr., Maureen McCormick of Brady Bunch fame, and Sisqo who sings ‘The Thong Song’. Here are some pictures…
Are you a singer-songwriter? Have you had your 15 minutes of fame yet? Here’s information about how you can get your next big break. And, if you live in Nashville, it’s a fun thing to do as a spectator, too!
View all of the FUN details of some unique events taking place in Nashville in the next couple weeks, with special coverage of the Reality TV Convention June 30th and July 1st.
Lots of Reality TV contestants have come from the Nashville area. Now’s your chance to get on the TV show Deal or No Deal! The Deal or No Deal casting bus will be at Dave & Buster’s in Nashville, Tennessee on April 28, 2007.
A picture I took of Larry Birkhead with Kate Bosworth outside of the Franklin Cinema in Franklin Tennessee — near Nashville.
On the first airing of ‘The Bachelor’ — Season 10 — tonight, Peyton was one of the first to receive a rose from Andy Baldwin. While she currently resides in Dallas, Texas Peyton hails from the great state of Tennessee!
It appears that the song that plays in the background of the Rembrandt toothpaste kissing commercial is almost as popular as the commercial itself! It’s a song by Griffin House… here’s more about the song — including a video for the song ‘Waterfall’ — and a video for the Rembrandt commercial, too.
Nashville Tennessee is the place to be if you enjoy Reality TV!… Not only is nearby Brentwood home to one of the most popular Reality TV websites (Realty TV Magazine, led by Joe Blackmon), but Nashville itself will be the site of the first-ever Reality TV Convention June 3-4, 2006. Here’s more…
If you’re from Tennessee, and you like Survivor, The Apprentice, American Idol, The Bachelor, Nashville Star, The Biggest Loser, and other reality TV shows, then you’ll want to pull for these hometown favorites on popular reality TV shows. Check out all of these Reality TV contestants from Tennessee!
Sometimes it’s actually better to be a loser than a winner. At least on Reality TV shows like American Idol and Nashville Star that seems to be the case. Do you think these guys were losers?… Miranda Lambert, George Canyon, Matt Lindahl, Josh Gracin, Clay Aiken, Kimberley Locke, Diana DeGarmo, Bo Bice… to name just a few.
Opening night highlights for Nashville Star season 4. We were there… Here’s what we thought of the contestants: Jared Ashley, Shy Blakeman, Jewels Hanson, Nicole Jamrose, Monique LeCompte, Matt Mason, Kristen McNamera, Casey Rivers, Melanie Torres, and Chris Young.
Inside Scoop about The Bachelor’s Dr. Travis Stork and Sarah S. — or Sarah Stone, as she is known here in Nashville — they were spotted together in public!
The biggest thing I’ve learned about The White Stripes is… Looks can be deceiving! Jack and Meg are two of the most down-to-earth people. Quite contrary to my initial perception of the band. Here’s a behind-the-scenes look at The White Stripes band, including some of their songs and videos.
Paul Harvey is one of the most well-respected voices on radio… here’s ‘the rest of the story’ about Paul Harvey — the man.
Here’s our personal review of the Williamson County Fair in Franklin, Tennessee near Nashville — the highlights, and the low-lights. Including photos of some celebrities like George Jones, Sheriff Ricky Headley, Taylor Ware, and Leah Hulan.
Do yourself a favor and reserve your Friday nights for the Warren Brothers. That’s when their show, Barely Famous, airs on CMT each week. I, for one, will be watching — and LAUGHING — at all the crazy antics of Brad and Brett Warren in each episode.
From Franklin, Tennessee, Leah Hulan is an icon in Williamson County. Her motto: ‘You ring, we spring!’ Here’s a collection of billboards featuring Leah Hulan and Grumpy’s Bail Bonds… plus, little-known facts about the Grumpy’s girl!
When I was downtown Franklin, Tennessee the other day, I noticed they were filming a Hamburger Helper commercial for TV! Here are some behind-the-scenes photos…
Jim and I were flipping through the channels late the other night when we happened upon VH1 where John Mayer walking around the stadium dressed in a Bear costume before one of his concerts, and he was asking people what…
Hmmmm… it seems that hunky hearthrob actor Jamie Denton (aka Mike the plumber from Desperate Housewives) has officially changed his name to James Denton….
Here’s a progress report on how our family is adjusting to no more television…
I didn’t catch it as it happened on Saturday Night Live this past weekend, but I heard about it on the radio this morning, and found a video clip of the mishap on the Internet……
Chances are, you have never heard of the Warren Brothers. In fact, few people have… which is why they’ve created a TV show (on CMT) called “Barely Famous: The Warren Brothers”. Here are my thoughts on the Warren Brothers….