Brad Paisley’s TV special Brad Paisley Thinks He’s Special is set to air Tuesday, December 3rd at 8 pm ET/PT on ABC. The variety special, hosted and executive produced by Sony country music superstar Brad Paisley, will showcase the energy Music City from Nashville’s iconic War Memorial Auditorium through a combination Paisley’s signature humor, unexpected surprises, heartfelt field pieces and rousing musical performances. Brad Paisley Thinks He’s Special will be produced by Sony Pictures Television. Brad Paisley, Jane Mun, RAC Clark, Bill Simmons and Kendal Marcy will serve as executive producers.
Previously announced to appear are some Paisley’s friends and the biggest names in entertainment including country sensation Kelsea Ballerini, iconic musical group Hootie & The Blowfish, GRAMMY-nominated multi-platinum powerhouse trio Jonas Brothers, host ABC’s The Bachelor franchise Chris Harrison, NFL legend Peyton Manning, superstars Tim McGraw and Darius Rucker, seven-time GRAMMY Award-winning country superstar Carrie Underwood and more.
Paisley is a critically acclaimed singer, songwriter, guitarist and entertainer whose talents have earned him numerous awards, including three GRAMMYs, two American Music Awards, 14 Academy Country Music Awards and 14 Country Music Association Awards (including Entertainer the Year), among many others. He has been a proud member the Grand Ole Opry since 2001.
Paisley has written 21 his 24 No. 1 hits and has accumulated over 20 million career total worldwide album sales, track downloads and streaming equivalents. Paisley’s 2019 World Tour just completed with eight sold out shows in Europe, and he now holds the record for a headlining country artist in all the European venues played on this tour. Paisley is involved with a successful ongoing multiyear ad campaign with Nationwide Insurance, along with Peyton Manning.
Paisley and his wife, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, are co-founders a nonprit organization called The Store, a free referral-based grocery store, which aims to empower low-income individuals and families in the Nashville area. Paisley has partnered with Boot Barn and developed an exclusive line jeans, hats, T-shirts, jewelry, belts and woven shirts called Moonshine Spirit by Brad Paisley.