Earl Dibbles Crashes CMT
Written by Daniel Miller on November 19, 2013
Granger Smith has partnered with CMT for a two-week promotional campaign that will culminate in the world premiere of his new music video, “Miles and Mud Tires.” The Thanksgiving Day (Thursday, November 28) premiere will debut across CMT platforms including CMT.com, CMT Pure, CMT Mobile and the CMT App.
Starting today, CMT.com will air six exclusive webisodes featuring Smith’s hugely popular “country boy” alter-ego Earl Dibbles Jr. The webisodes will spotlight Earl’s meticulous preparation for Thanksgiving. In addition, MTV.com, VH1.com and the Viacom family of social networks will push out the exclusive content. Fans will also find free downloads of “Miles and Mud Tires” and “The Country Boy Song” (feat. Earl Dibbles Jr) during the promotional period.
The webisode schedule is as follows:
Webisode 1 “The Hunt” – Tuesday, November 19 View Here: http://on.mtv.com/17lZWPM
Webisode 2 “The Gather” – Wednesday, November 20
Webisode 3 “The Harvest” – Friday, November 22
Webisode 4 “The Cook” – Monday, November 25
Webisode 5 “The Blessing” – Tuesday, November 26
Webisode 6 “The Feast” – Wednesday, November 27
“Miles and Mud Tires” World Premiere – Thursday, November 28
With consistent sold out shows in various markets across the country, unparalleled viral success with Earl Dibbles Jr, a weekly CBS Sports Network segment on “Inside College Football,” over 700,000 rabid social media followers and 13+ million unique YouTube views, Granger Smith has proven he is a must watch artist.
Granger’s last single “Silverado Bench Seat” scored the #1 spot on Texas radio and is his ninth Top 10. The music video, featuring Heisman trophy winner Johnny Manziel, has created a national splash as it debuted on ESPN’s “College Game Day Live,” “Sports Nation” and “Sports Center” in June. Released via Thirty Tigers, his current album Dirt Road Driveway has sold over 30K copies and over 228K tracks.
Millions of fans across the country have come to know and love the phenomenon that is Earl Dibbles Jr. In just a short time, the character has made a name for himself and even garnered his own weekly segment called “Dip Em’ and Pick ‘Em” which airs on CBS Sports’ “Inside College Football” everyTuesday at 7pm ET.
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