EXECUTIVE PRODUCER / SHOWRUNNER CREDITS

CMT CROSSROADS - BROOKS & DUNN and FRIENDS

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Amy Grant’s Tennessee Christmas on Hallmark Channel

One-hour special featuring Amy Grant, Vince Gill, Kellie Pickler, and Michael W. Smith

Ron White – If You Quit Listening I’ll Shut Up

Netflix - Stand Up Special

CMT Crossroads – Luke Combs & Leon Bridges

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Lady Antebellum You Look Good World Tour 

AUDIENCE NETWORK

CMT Crossroads – Kesha and Old Crow Medicine Show

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CMT Crossroads – Darius Rucker and John Mellencamp

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Glow: An Evening with Brett Eldredge

AUDIENCE NETWORK - Christmas Special

American Football Coaches Association Awards

CBS SPORTS - One-hour awards show featuring college football’s best coaches

American Country Countdown Top 10 Stories of the Year

FOX - One-hour special featuring performances and packages on the biggest stars in Country

Lady Antebellum Wheels Up Concert Special

Two Hour Concert Special from Lady A’s tour stop in Irvine, CA.

ACM Presents Superstar Duets on CBS

CBS - Two-Hour Broadcast concert event from Ranger Stadium in Arlington, TX with over 30 acts

Clint Black and Chideo Present: Competing for a Cause 

CHIDEO - One-hour talent competition syndicated special.

Ron White’s Comedy Salute to the Troops 

CMT - One-hour comedy special featuring Carrot Top, Finesse Mitchell, Rocky LaPorte, Shane Torres, Kathleen Madigan (Director/EP)

American Country Countdown Awards

FOX - Two-Hour Live Award show

CMT Crossroads with Bob Seger and Jason Aldean

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CMT Crossroads with John Legend and LeeAnn Womack

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CMT Crossroads with Katy Perry and Kacey Musgraves

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Outnumber Hunger

BROADCAST - One-Hour syndicated broadcast commercial free event sponsored by General Mills and BMLG to raise awareness on hunger in America featuring Rascal Flatts, Florida Georgia Line and Justin Moore

Ron White’s Comedy Salute To the Troops (Director/EP)

CMT - One-hour comedy special featuring Gabriel Iglesias, Josh Blue, Roy Wood Jr., Geechy Guy

CMT Crossroads with Dierks Bentley and OneRepublic

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Raiders of Rock

CMT - (EP) 10 thirty-minute docu-reality episodes following two men in the business of buying and selling Rock n’ Roll memorabilia.

Chonda Pierce “Girl Talk”

STREAMING/DVD - (Director/EP) Stand Up Comedy Special, Filmed at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, TN

Ron White’s “A Little Unprofessional”

STREAMING - (Director/EP) Stand Up Comedy Special, Austin, TX

CMT Crossroads Celebrating Willie Nelson 80th Birthday at Third Man Records

CMT - Featuring Jack White, Neil Young, Leon Russell, Sheryl Crow, Ashley Monroe and Jamey Johnson

Sherri Shepherd’s My Time to Talk Comedy Special

EPIX - One-hour comedy special

CMT Crossroads with Stevie Nicks and Lady Antebellum

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Brad Paisley Spins the Vegas Wheelhouse

GAC

Ron White’s Vegas Salute To the Troops

CMT - (Director/EP) One-hour comedy special Brian Regan, Ralphie May, Josh Blue, John Caparulo

CMT Crossroads Super Bowl FanJam with Journey & Rascal Flatts

CMT - Live from the Super Bowl in New Orleans

Day Jobs

GAC - 18 sixty-minute docu-reality episodes of following Artists going back and doing their first job before they became famous.

Lady Antebellum “On this Winter’s Night” Christmas Special

GAC - Live from Schermerhorn Symphony Hall in Nashville, TN

Ron White’s Comedy Salute To the Troops

CMT - (Director/EP) One-hour comedy special featuring John Pinette, Mike Wilmot, Jake Johannsen

CMT Crossroads with Joe Walsh & Friends

CMT - Hunter Hayes, Brad Paisley, Luke Bryan, Sara Evans and Billy Gibbons

Zac Brown Band “Uncaged” 

GAC - 60 Minute concert TV special from Las Vegas

CMT Crossroads with Mumford & Sons and Emmylou Harris

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CMT Crossroads with The Avett Brothers and Randy Travis

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CMT Crossroads Super Bowl Pepsi FanJam with Steven Tyler & Carrie Underwood

CMT - Live from the Super Bowl in Indianapolis, IN

CMT Crossroads with Sting and Vince Gill

CMT - Taped in New York City

Music Builds: Red Cross Disaster Relief Concert

CMT - Two-Hour commercial free concert telethon: Tim McGraw, Lady A, Jason Aldean etc.

CMT Crossroads Super Bowl Pepsi FanJam with The Pretenders and Faith Hill

CMT - Live TV event for the NFL Commissioner’s Saturday Night Party in Dallas

Ron White’s Comedy Salute To the Troops

CMT - One-hour comedy special featuring Tim Wilson, Vic Henley, Lewis Black, Kathleen Madigan

Jimmy Buffett: Live from the Gulf Coast

CMT - Two hour live event from Gulf Shores, AL

Hallmark Channel Presents Dolly Celebrates 25 Years of Dollywood

HALLMARK - Starring Dolly Parton, Miley Cyrus, Billy Ray Cyrus and Kenny Rogers

Melissa Peterman Am I The Only One?

CMT/DVD - One-hour comedy special featuring Melissa Peterman 

CMT Crossroads with Doobie Brothers and  Luke Bryan

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CMT Crossroads with Train and Martina McBride

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CMT Crossroads with Keith Urban and John Mayer

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CMT Crossroads with Kenny Chesney and Steve Miller

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CMT Crossroads with Jimmy Buffett and Zac Brown Band

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CMT Music Awards

CMT - Live 2 ½ hour show from Nashville hosted by Bill Engvall

Larry the Cable Guy’s Hula-Palooza Christmas Luau Special & DVD

CMT - 90-Minute sketch comedy and variety special

Breaking the L.A.W. Pilot

Docusoap/reality pilot starring Lee Ann Womack

Gary Allan Live from the House of Blues

GAC - Live Concert Special

Gary Allan Live from the House of Blues

GAC - Live Concert Special

Dierks Bentley Feel That Fire Special

GAC - Live Concert Special

Chonda Pierce "That ain't prettyville"

DVD/Special - One Hour comedy special featuring Award Winning Comedian Chonda Pierce from the Ryman Auditorium

CMT Crossroads

Episodes include: Taylor Swift/Def Leppard, Jason Aldean/Bryan Adams, Shooter Jennings/Jamie Johnson

Giants: Alan Jackson

CMT - Tribute to Alan Jackson from the historic Ryman in Nashville featuring performances by Taylor Swift, George Strait, Brad Paisley and Dierks Bentley

The Next GAC Star – Live Finale and semi-finale episodes

GAC’s version of “Nashville Star” meets “American Idol”

Larry the Cable Guy’s Star-Studded Christmas Extravaganza

CMT - Special/DVD - 90-Minute sketch comedy and variety special

Paid Vacation With Pauly Shore

CMT - Comedy reality pilot featuring Pauly Shore taking a deserving family on the vacation of a lifetime

Giants: Hank Jr.

CMT - 2-hour tribute to Hank Jr. from the Universal Amphitheatre featuring Steven Tyler, Kid Rock, Tim McGraw, Alan Jackson, Toby Keith, Brad Paisley, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Toby Keith and Gretchen Wilson

Toyota Summerfest Concert Series

Six one-hour concerts from Milwaukee’s famous Summerfest featuring Sugarland, Sara Evans, Big & Rich, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Dierks Bentley and Hank Williams, Jr.

Country Music Association (CMA Awards) Red Carpet ShowS

 

Comedy Stage - 8 episodes

CMT - Standup comedy series featuring over 25 comedians

Cross Country Music Series

CMT - Jack Ingram & Miranda Lambert, Big & Rich & John Anderson, Vince Gill & Alison Krauss, Randy Travis & Josh Turner

Giants: Reba

CMT - 2 ½ hr Tribute to Reba from the Kodak Theatre featuring Kelly Clarkson, Faith Hill, Martina McBride, Dakota Fanning, Beau Bridges, Dolly Parton, Leann Rimes, Wynonna & Megan Mullally

CMT Music Awards Live PreParty

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Miss America Greatest Moments

BROADCAST

Miss America 52 Profiles

BROADCAST

MTV ReAct Now Music Relief for Hurricane Katrina 

MTV - Nashville Only

100 Greatest Duets of Country Music

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Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Super Bowl Saturday Night Special 

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100 Greatest Love Songs of Country Music concert 

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Most Wanted Live

CMT - Daily & weekly CMT “TRL-style” series with over 450 LIVE hours of programming in multiple seasons.

Keith Urban Spring Break Concert: Daytona Beach

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ACM Live Pre-Show

BROADCAST

LeAnn Rimes Live

BROADCAST

100 Greatest Songs of Country Music – the concert

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Garth Brooks/Chris Gaines Special

NBC - Supervising Producer

Garth Brooks “The Hits” LIVE on NBC

NBC - Supervising Producer

Faith Hill LIVE in Concert for Wal-Mart TV

NBC - Show Producer

Garth Brooks: Ireland & Back

NBC - Supervising Producer

Janet Jackson LIVE from MSG – NY

HBO - Line Producer

Reba’s Thanksgiving Special

HBO - Line Producer

Meat Loaf concert Special

VH1 - Show Producer

All Access: LIVE Concert Series

Producer

Garth Brooks LIVE in Central Park

HBO - Associate Producer

Contact

tomforrest@taillight.tv  |  615-385-1034
Executive Producer | Director | Showrunner
Taillight | 30 Middleton St, Nashville, TN 37210
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