Special Report by Sherlene Shanklin, WHAS11 Television
If you watched Jimmy Kimmel Live Wednesday night you heard him say he was in Nashville, TN doing some promotions for the 48th Annual Country Music Awards (CMA).Well, I was there with Kimmel and Guillermo Rodriguez.WHAS11 Television is the only station from Kentucky present and he spoke exclusively to us about his cross-country hologram for the biggest night in country music.
On Wednesday, November 5, the late night host will be live in Hollywood, California while simultaneously being transported to Nashville, Tennessee via hologram.This is how it will work, Jimmy Kimmel Live will broadcast via hologram to a live audience at the CMA Theater in the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville.Using technology from Hologram USA, Kimmel’s monologue will be beamed to the Nashville stage.His first guest will be an in-studio guest in Hollywood while his second guest will be an unannounced CMA Award winner from that evening’s event who will be interviewed as a hologram by Jimmy on stage in Hollywood. The show will also feature a musical performance from reigning CMA Vocal Duo of the Year Florida Georgia Line from Nashville that will also be hologrammed to Hollywood, California as if live on Kimmel’s outdoor stage for his studio audience.
Kimmel will also feature appearances by CMA Awards nominees and Country Music royalty Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, and CMA Awards Co-Host Brad Paisley.
You can watch the CMAs on Wednesday, November 5th on WHAS11 starting at 8 p.m. Followed by news at 11@11 followed by Jimmy Kimmel Live at 11:35 p.m.
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