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Thursday, April 24, 2014

AXS TV Announces 'STAGECOACH COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL' Broadcast Schedule For Friday And Saturday

AXS TV Announces 'STAGECOACH COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL' Broadcast Schedule For Friday And Saturday

Coverage on Both Days Starts at 9pE/6pP

Lynyrd Skynyrd and The Wild Feathers Join AXS TV's Star-Studded Friday Night Lineup Which Also Features Eric Church, Brantley Gilbert and More

Saturday Night Features Headliner Jason Aldean, Hunter Hayes, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Jennifer Nettles Among Others

LOS ANGELES, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AXS TV has announced its STAGECOACH COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL broadcast schedule for Friday, April 25 and Saturday, April 26 starting at 9pE/6pP. AXS TV's star-studded lineup will now include rock superstars Lynyrd Skynyrd and southern rockers The Wild Feathers on Friday night.

AXS TV's broadcast lineup and times are subject to change. The schedule is as follows:

Friday, April 25, 2014

-- The Wild Feathers - 9pE/6pP
-- Shakey Graves - 9:10pE/6:10pP
-- Eric Paslay - 9:30pE/6:30pP
-- Shelby Lynne - 9:50pE/6:50pP
-- Thomas Rhett - 10:20pE/7:20pP
-- Katey Sagal & The Forest Rangers - 10:55pE/7:55pP
-- Easton Corbin - 11:30pE/8:30pP
-- Lynyrd Skynyrd - 12:10aE/9:10pP
-- Brantley Gilbert - 12:35aE/9:35pP
-- Eric Church - 1:45aE/10:45pP
Saturday, April 26, 2014

-- Danielle Bradbery - 9pE/6pP
-- Jason Isbell - 9:20pE/6:20pP
-- Ashley Monroe - 9:40pE/6:40pP
-- Don McLean - 10:05pE/7:05pP
-- Tyler Farr - 10:30pE/7:30pP
-- Jennifer Nettles - 11pE/8pP
-- Nitty Gritty Dirt Band - 12aE/9pP
-- Hunter Hayes - 12:35aE/9:35pP
-- Jason Aldean - 1:45aE/10:45pP
Friday's broadcast will re-air on Saturday, April 26 at 2pE/11aP and Saturday's broadcast will re-air on Sunday, April 27 at 2pE/11aP leading up to the final day of AXS TV's STAGECOACH coverage which begins at 9pE/6pP. Go to for more information about AXS TV's spring festival coverage.

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As TV's premier destination for live music festival broadcasts, AXS TV delivers relevant, unpredictable and irreverent programming by presenting unfiltered access to today's top comedians, newsmakers, musical entertainers and their performances. Launched in July 2012 by visionary entrepreneur Mark Cuban, AXS TV is dedicated to providing the best in music programming and festivals, comedy performances, current events and mixed martial arts promotions. Indicative of the network's dedication to music programming, AXS TV Concerts is the official 2014 TV broadcaster of the prestigious Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival (April 18-20), Stagecoach Country Music Festival (April 25-27) and New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival (May 1-4). AXS TV is a partnership between Mark Cuban, AEG, Ryan Seacrest Media, Creative Artists Agency (CAA) and CBS. The network is available in the United States via AT&T U-verse, Charter, Comcast/Xfinity, DIRECTV, DISH, Suddenlink, Verizon FiOS, and other cable, satellite and telco providers. The network is also distributed in Canada and the Caribbean. For more information, visit the website,; go to the Facebook page here and follow the company on Twitter, @axstv; on Instagram; Tumblr and YouTube.

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CONTACT: Cindy Ronzoni, AXS TV Publicity, 213-763-4695,, or Sean Grabin, AXS TV Publicity, 213-763-2145,

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The Producers Guild of America and Cadillac Launch Make Your Mark Short Film Competition

The Producers Guild of America and Cadillac Launch Make Your Mark Short Film Competition


Kathy Bates, Danny DeVito, Michael Douglas, Hawk Koch, Gary Lucchesi, Lori McCreary, and Chris Moore to Serve as Judges for Make Your Mark

Make Your Mark Competition Spotlights the Role of the Film Producer

NEW YORK, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Producers Guild of America (PGA) and Cadillac are pleased to announce the start of Make Your Mark - a short film competition open to producers nationwide. Participating producers will compete for the opportunity of a lifetime - a portion of the winning short film and the winning producer's name will be featured in Cadillac's :30 spot that will air on ABC during the Oscars, on Sunday, February 22, 2015. The competition honors the work of renowned Academy Award® winning filmmaker Saul Zaentz ("The English Patient," "Amadeus," "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest"), who passed away earlier this year. Zaentz's passion continues to inspire the next generation of industry-defining producers through the Make Your Mark competition.

"I am deeply honored to be asked to serve as one of the judges of this contest, and I'm sure that the work that comes out of this competition would make Saul proud," said Michael Douglas, a Make Your Mark competition judge.

"The PGA is dedicated to supporting and celebrating all types of producers in the entertainment industry," said Mark Gordon and Hawk Koch, Presidents of the Producers Guild of America. "Make Your Mark is an exciting opportunity for both members of the PGA and non-member producers to work with some of the most talented personalities in the industry and to showcase their short film to the world on the most distinguished night in Hollywood."

How to participate in Make Your Mark:

-- Starting today until 11:59 p.m. EDT on June 25, 2014, contestants can
enter the Make Your Mark competition at
-- Once accepted to the competition, entrants will be asked to create a
three-to five minute-short film that draws upon the storytelling and
work of Saul Zaentz.
-- Rules and creative specifications will be released on June 27, 2014 at
5:00 p.m. EDT and contestants will have 51 hours to complete their short
-- Ten semi-finalists will be announced on or around July 29, 2014, and
three finalists will be announced on or around August 25, 2014.
-- The three finalists will collaborate with a distinguished PGA mentor to
produce a further refined three-to-five-minute short film.
-- The winning short and producer will be announced on January 24, 2015 at
the 2015 Producers Guild Awards.
-- The winning short will be highlighted in a :30 second Cadillac spot that
will appear during the ABC broadcast of the 2015 Academy Awards.
"The Producers Guild of America and Cadillac are both looking to enable and celebrate achievement," said Uwe Ellinghaus, Global Cadillac CMO. "Through our collaboration with the PGA, we are designing a competition for the next generation of producers."

Judges for the Make Your Mark competition include Kathy Bates ("About Schmidt," "At Play in the Fields of the Lord," "Titanic"), Danny DeVito ("One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," "Batman Returns," Taxi), Michael Douglas ("Wall Street," "Basic Instinct," "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest,"), Hawk Koch ("Source Code," "Primal Fear," "Wayne's World"), Gary Lucchesi ("The Lincoln Lawyer," "Million Dollar Baby," "Underworld"), Lori McCreary (Invictus," "The Maiden Heist"), and Chris Moore ("Good Will Hunting," "American Pie").

The Make Your Mark film competition is presented by the Producers Guild of America and Cadillac through the Producers Guild of America Foundation. The competition enhances the annual PGA Weekend Shorts Challenge.

A $100 registration fee is required and is limited to 500 entries accepted. Proceeds from the entry fee goes to the Producers Guild Foundation, a 501 (c) (3) charity. For Official Rules visit

The Producers Guild of America is the non-profit trade group that represents, protects and promotes the interests of producers and the producing team in film, television and new media. Its more than 6,000 members work together to protect and improve their careers, the industry and the producing community by providing members with employment opportunities, seeking to expand health benefits, promoting fair and impartial standards for the awarding of producing credits, in addition to other education and advocacy efforts such as encouraging sustainable production practices. Visit,, for more information.

The Producers Guild of America Foundation is the Producers Guild of America's 510(C)(3) charitable entity. The Foundation's core mission is to educate, promote and expand opportunities for those who work in the producing profession. Among the Guild's major initiatives supported by the Foundation are the annual Produced By Conference, the Make Your Mark short film competition and the Producers Guild Seminar Program.

Cadillac has been a leading luxury auto brand since 1902. Today Cadillac is growing globally, driven by an expanding product portfolio featuring dramatic design and technology. More information on Cadillac appears at Cadillac's media website with information, images and video can be found at

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CONTACT: Jordana Strosberg, Cadillac Communications, 313-268-9656,; Julie Cloutier, Producers Guild of America, 424-901-8712,

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