CBS announced today that the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards, to be carried live on the network, will air Sunday, April 15, 2018, from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
The show, billed as Country Music’s Party of the Year, is slotted for 8-11 p.m., airing live ET and delayed PT.
CBS said the show “will feature exciting performances, unprecedented collaborations and surprising moments, with more announcements to follow in the coming months.”
“The 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards is dedicated to honoring and showcasing the biggest names and emerging talent in the country music industry,” the announcement adds.
The show is produced for television by dick clark productions. Allen Shapiro, Mike Mahan, R.A. Clark, Barry Adelman and Mark Bracco are executive producers. Pete Fisher is executive producer for the Academy of Country Music.