'Real Country' Singing Competition Announces Date, Host, and Guest Stars!
August 16, 2018
USA Network announced today that its new music showcase series Real Country has added country stars Trace Adkins, Wynonna Judd, and Big & Rich as celebrity guests.
The network also announced a special appearance by the beloved country icon Willie Nelson, and set Graham Bunn -- most recently from Southern California’s #1 country station, Go Country 105 -- as host.
Each episode will feature one of the special celebrity guests alongside Real Country's permanent panel of artists -– five-time Grammy Award-winning trailblazer Shania Twain, platinum-selling singer-songwriter Jake Owen, and Grammy Award-winning music legend Travis Tritt.
From Wilshire Studios, the eight-part series will premiere Tuesday, November 13 at 10/9c, and has Twain, Nicolle Yaron, Stijn Bakkers, and Leslie Garvin set to executive produce. Additional celebrity guests will be announced soon!
In each hour-long episode, Twain, Owen, and Tritt will hand-select emerging solo artists, duos, and groups to perform in showcases that spotlight the rich traditions, songs, and themes of country music. The best artists from each showcase will perform in a two-hour grand finale, for the chance to be named one of country music’s next breakout acts.
To learn more about joining the Real Country studio audience in Nashville, please click here.