With help of special guest guitarist Brad Paisley, legendary American guitarist, singer, and songwriter Brian Setzer will put his twist on Christmas favorites "Sleigh Ride" and "Boogie Woogie Santa Claus" during "CMA Country Christmas," airing tomorrow (9:00-11:00 PM/ET) on the ABC Television Network.
Sugarland's Jennifer Nettles will host the two-hour holiday extravaganza with performances from "American Idol" runner up Lauren Alaina, Amy Grant, Faith Hill, Little Big Town, Martina McBride, "American Idol" winner Scotty McCreery, Kellie Pickler, Rascal Flatts, Darius Rucker, Sugarland, Keith Urban, and Vince Gill in a special duet with Miss Piggy.
"CMA Country Christmas" is a production of the Country Music Association. Robert Deaton is the executive producer, Paul Miller is the director, and David Wild is the writer. The special was shot in high definition and will be broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1 channel surround sound.