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Former WRXP Program Director Leslie Fram Joins CMT as Senior Executive

While WEMP/101.9 looks to make its stamp on the air with an FM news format, the frequency’s former program director has wasted no time in landing on her feet.

The talented and versatile programmer, Leslie Fram, who had been in charge at Alternative Rocker WRXP since June 2008, (four months after going on the air), has been named SVP of music strategy at Country Music Television.

In that role, Fram will lead the music strategy division at the channel, overseeing all music integration within the CMT brand, including original programming, CMT.com, CMT Radio and music video airplay across all media platforms. 

Fram reunites with CMT president Brian Philips, as their paths crossed successfully years earlier in Atlanta.

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Watch the Box: Changes, Ch-ch-ch-changes

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CMT has ordered 6 episodes of Gone Country. Bobby Brown, Carnie Wilson, Dee Snider, Diana DeGarmo, Julio Iglesias Jr, Maureen McCormick and Sisqo are slated to see if who can become the next big country superstar. Barry Gibb made a country album, you know. So did Ray Charles, not that any of these could ever be a back-up singer for Charles.

Toni Collette will star in Showtime’s new Steven Spielberg comedy pilot, The United States of Tara, Her character is a wife and mother to two teenagers, and she’s got multiple personalities. Suburban Sybil.

44 Blue has an reality series for A&E called L.A. Gang Unit where cameras follow the members of the Gang Task Force, who work primarily in South Central LA. Remember when Mitchell Koss’s LA County Jail doc. was too strong for Nat’l Geographic? No, you don’t.