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Premiere Networks announced today that CMT After MidNite with Cody Alan will join American Forces Network (AFN). Effective tomorrow, August 4, the popular, award-winning Country radio show will air weeknights from midnight to 5 a.m. on AFN|Today’s Best Country channel.

Reaching nearly 1,000 U.S. bases globally, as well as 200 U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard and the U.S. Navy's Military Sealift Command ships at sea, CMT After MidNite will launch the partnership on August 4 with a special week of programming celebrating service men and women stationed around the world, featuring a lineup of stars including Kane Brown and Luke Bryan, Army veteran Country star Craig Morgan, and artists supporting the military community. 

“We are incredibly humbled by this opportunity to bring a slice of home to our honorable service men and women, their families and civilian personnel,” said Ashlee McDonald, Executive Producer, CMT Radio Programming & Operations. “Thank you, AFN, for inviting us to join the family on your storied airwaves!”

“American Forces Network Radio is proud to bring CMT After MidNite with Cody Alan to our U.S. military serving overseas, and we thank CMT and Premiere Networks for partnering with AFN Radio to ‘serve those that serve,’” said Tom Arnholt, AFN’s Chief of Radio Operations & Programming.

CMT is a long-time partner of organizations dedicated to giving back to military families, including the USO and Operation Homefront, among others. Both CMT and Cody Alan have produced recent radio and television shows from Fort Campbell in Kentucky, Fort Lewis in Washington, and Luke Air Force Base in Arizona, in addition to USO stops at bases in Korea, Alaska and Bahrain.

About Cody Alan

As the host and executive producer of CMT After MidNite with Cody Alan and CMT Radio Live with Cody Alan, Alan is undoubtedly one of the most recognized names in radio.  Broadcast on radio stations across America and originating from the CMT studio in Nashville, his shows feature the biggest names in Country music and entertainment.  Combining his passion for entertainment with television, he also serves as host of CMT’s signature music show, Hot 20 Countdown, seen Saturday and Sunday mornings at 9/8c.  Follow Cody on Twitter @CMTCody or visit

About CMT CMT is the leading authority on country music and lifestyle, offering a mix of original series, music events and specials. CMT is everywhere its fans are including two cable channels (CMT and the 24-hour music channel, CMT Music), radio (CMT Radio), digital ( and social (@CMT on Facebook,Instagram, Twitter and YouTube). CMT is a unit of ViacomCBS Inc. (Nasdaq: VIACA, VIAC) (“ViacomCBS”). For more information, please

About American Forces Network

The American Forces Network (AFN) Broadcast Center in Riverside, California is part of the American Forces Network, a component of, Defense Media Activity at Ft. Meade, Maryland. The AFN vision is to provide "a touch of home" through encrypted satellite multi-channel broadcast quality radio, audio streaming, and television services that include internal information products to all DoD members and their families stationed overseas, on contingency operations, and onboard Navy ships around the world.  Today, AFN RADIO serves more than 400,000 American service men and women, Department of Defense civilians and their families stationed at bases and American Embassies and Consulates in 168 countries and 200 U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard and the U.S. Navy's Military Sealift Command ships at sea.

Since World War II (May 1942), AFN has enjoyed the generous support from all major broadcast networks, syndicates, public radio services, and individual stations and program producers throughout the U.S. You can find complete radio schedules at

About Premiere Networks

Premiere Networks, a subsidiary of iHeartMedia, syndicates more than 100 radio programs and services to more than 7,100 radio affiliations and reaches a quarter billion listeners monthly. Premiere offers the best in talk, entertainment and sports programming featuring the following personalities: Rush Limbaugh, Ryan Seacrest, Glenn Beck, Delilah, Steve Harvey, George Noory, Dan Patrick, Colin Cowherd, John Boy and Billy, Sean Hannity, Elvis Duran, Mario Lopez, Bobby Bones, Clay Travis, Cody Alan, Johnjay and Rich, Big Boy, Brooke & Jeffrey, Buck Sexton, Doug Gottlieb, Enrique Santos, Nancy Grace, Jason Lee, Hollywood Hamilton and others.  For more information, please visit


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