Merle Haggard and George Jones are scheduled to tape an episode of the new series, CMT Cross Country, on Wednesday (Aug. 9) in Nashville. No air date has been announced. The two Country Music Hall of Fame members are releasing a duets album on Oct. 24. ... In addition, the Chrome Shop Mafia return to CMT on Trick My Truck: Ultimate Tailgating Edition, as the team turns an International CXT and Fleetwood camper into a party vehicle called the Tail Gator. The one-hour special debuts Aug. 25 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.