CMT Sets Three Series Premieres for Nov. 10

Redneck Island, Chainsaw Gang, Big Texas Heat Begin New Seasons

CMT will offer three premieres on Nov. 10 with the return of Redneck Island as well as new series Chainsaw Gang and Big Texas Heat. All will air on Saturdays this fall.

Redneck Island returns for a second season with 14 red, white and blue-collared Americans descending on Steve Austin’s tropical island for their chance to win a $100,000 prize. In the first episode, the contestants think they’re on Easy Street when they see their living conditions are better than expected, but they soon realize the competition is serious during their first challenge. New episodes of Redneck Island will premiere weekly at 9 p.m. ET/PT.

Next is the new series Chainsaw Gang featuring chainsaw artist Stacy Poitras, who leads a rag-tag bunch of the country’s premier chainsaw artists who battle blades breaking, chainsaws bursting into flames and agitating each other as they manage to deliver incredible works of art, all while having a really good time. A passionate artist who studied at the prestigious school of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, Poitras first began experimenting with chainsaw sculpture while in school and has perfected his art over the last 25 years at his Malibu-based company, Deadwood Tree Sculptures. New episodes of Chainsaw Gang will premiere weekly at 10 p.m. ET/PT.

CMT also presents Big Texas Heat, a new series which brings the larger-than-life humor of one small-town Texas police force to TV. Each half-hour episode of the workplace reality series follows the on and off-duty antics of the police department in the tiny town of Trinity, population 2,697. They may not have the world’s highest crime rate to contend with, but keeping their small town safe from danger is a full-time job for this fun-loving crew. New episodes of Big Texas Heat will premiere weekly at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT.