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Every Hour at CMA Week with Toni and Cindy

What did Toni & Cindy do every single hour when they were in Nashville for CMA Week? Take a look.

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    Day 1 Sunday Nov. 3 11:00a On the plane, ready to fly out.
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    12:00p Toni on the plane. Photobombed by sleeping beauties!
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    12:00p It's still 12:00 because of the time change & we are in a cab on the way to our hotel. We stayed at the Hilton downtown.
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    1:00p We found the red carpet but this is the closest they would let us get to it!
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    2:00 Cindy & Toni getting lunch & watching football at Broadway Brewhouse in Nasvhille. Great food & tons of beer there!
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    3:00p Heading to hotel bar & look who we found along the way!
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    4:00p Toni at the Hilton sports bar watching the Browns play the Ravens. Don't know where Cindy is. Possibly in the hotel room.
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    5:00p Still at the sports bar watching the game. Still don't know where Cindy is.
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    6:00p Still at the sports bar, watching the game. I was not going to leave, because the Browns were winning! My friend Jane joined me. She works for the record label Craig Morgan & Kellie Pickler are on. Cindy went to the press conference to see Brad Paisley & Carrie Underwood.
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    7:00p Checking out the space that we would broadcast from & conduct all our interviews in.
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    8:00p Enjoying some snacks provided after the press conference.
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    9:00p In the hotel room, doing some prep for the interviews, while watching Sunday Night Football.
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    10:00p Toni's top she is wearing on Monday, freshly ironed, so she can hit the sack.
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    Day 2 Monday, Nov. 4 3:00a Wake up time for Toni!
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    4:00a Hilton lobby is super quiet as Toni heads to the Music City Center where the broadcast & interviews are done.
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    5:00a Toni broadcasting live from Nashville.
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    6:00a Jacksonville, we have a problem. Luckily, the engineers are on it!
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    7:00a Cindy has arrived!
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    8:00a Whole crew is here! Brad at the top, Erin at the right, Toni at bottom & Cindy at left. Brad & Erin will take & post pics & videos while Toni and Cindy do interviews.
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    9:00a Cindy & Brad checking the Fireball Whiskey- soaked gummy worms that we will give to the stars to taste during our interviews.
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    10:00a Cindy & Toni take a quick break before things get really crazy. Eric Church & Luke Bryan are coming up next to be interviewed.
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    11:00a OMG, is Brad really taking a pic of Craig Campbell's butt? Yes, he is. Believe it or not, that was one of Brad's assignments for the week.
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    12:00p Cindy & Steve Wariner after their interview.
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    1:00p Toni's feet were killing her, because she wore the wrong shoes, so by this time, she gave up on shoes altogether & went barefoot.
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    2:00p Just got done interviewing The Band Perry. They're the nicest family!
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    3:00p Prince Charming & Cinderella? Not quite, but Brad is helping Toni put her shoes on before they head out after all the interviews were finished for the day.
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    4:00p Nap time!
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    5:00p Cindy at a listening party for Eric Church's new album. It was held at a church. So, there is Cindy with Church in a church.
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    6:00p Toni having dinner at the Hilton sports bar. It's meatloaf over mashed potatoes. Yeah, not healthy but delicious!
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    7:00p Cindy's dinner...which looks suspiciously like Toni's dinner... only smaller.
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    8:00p One more person needs dinner & that would be Erin. She took meatloaf & mashed potatoes to go.
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    9:00p Cindy working in our hotel room.
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    10:00p Bedtime for Toni!
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    Day 2 Tuesday Nov. 5 3:00a Is it already time to get up? Yep, for Toni, it is.
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    4:00a Toni's getting ready to pack her bag before she heads out, so that Cindy could take it down for the hotel to hold when she checks out later.
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    5:00a Toni working from the broadcast center.
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    6:00a A bagel & a 5 Hour Energy... the breakfast of champions.
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    7:00a Cindy has arrived & she is already working hard.
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    8:00a Erin with a fresh batch of Fireball Whiskey-soaked gummy worms.
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    9:00a Craig Morgan is our first interview of the day!
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    10:00a Selfie time with Brett Eldredge.
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    11:00a Erin working hard. Sorry so blurry.
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    12:00p Cindy interviews Brothers Osborne.
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    1:00p Mountain Man from Duck Dynasty stops by.
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    2:00p Cindy interviews Aaron Lewis. Aaron was the lead singer of the rock group, Staind, but now he makes country music.
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    3:00p Toni interviews Florida Georgia Line.
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    4:00p Passing the red carpet on the way back to the hotel to pick up our bags.
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    5:00p Going through Nashville airport security & they even promote country music there!
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    6:00p Toni, Cindy & Michael J, hanging at Tootsie's at the airport before boarding our plane.
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    7:00p Toni with the pillow she bought so she could sleep on the plane. But she ended up chatting with Cindy the whole time. That was more fun, anyway.
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    9:00p Home! (We didn't skip an hour, we lost it in the time change.)