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Billy Ray Cyrus to play Elvis impersonator in CMT series

Billy Ray Cyrus to play Elvis impersonator in CMT series

A late-night glimpse of a Pentecostal church while he was walking his dog inspired country singer Billy Ray Cyrus to dream up a television series that the CMT network said Thursday will become part of its schedule early next year. Cyrus will star in the comedy "Still the King" as Vernon Brown, a one-hit country star turned Elvis Presley impersonator who becomes a minister at a country church outside of Nashville, Tennessee. CMT also is planning a docuseries on "American Idol" singer Kellie Pickler and her marriage, a coming-of-age documentary involving a group of friends in small-town Florida, a series starring YouTube prankster Ed Bassmaster and a late-night talk...

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