Foxworthy Gets New Series
CMT has signed Jeff Foxworthy to a 12 episode series, Foxworthy’s Big Night Out, featuring Foxworthy performing stand-up and sketch comedy, and live musical performances from country music stars. The show will premiere in September on CMT.
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Jeff Foxworthy is the largest selling comedy recording artist in history, a multiple Grammy Award nominee, and the best selling author of 19 books. He starred in and executive produced the television series Blue Collar TV, which he also created. The television show came about due to the success of Blue Collar Comedy Tour: The Movie, which has sold more than 4 million units. The sequel, Blue Collar Comedy Tour Rides Again, has exceeded 3.6 million units in sales. In March of 2006, the Blue Collar boys reunited to shoot Blue Collar Comedy Tour: One for the Road at the
Foxworthy’s Big Night Out is executive produced by Fax Bahr and Adam Small, of Bahr-Small Productions, whose credits include In Living Color, Mad TV and Blue Collar TV. Jeff Foxworthy serves as host, executive producer and writer. J.P. Williams, who also produced Blue Collar TV, numerous comedy specials and several feature films, serves as executive producer. Paul Villadolid and John Fitzgerald serve as executive producers for CMT. The deal was brokered by Abel Lezcano of