CMT gathers a 'Posse'

Hourlong special focus on professional bull riders

CMT has picked up "Posse: The Young Guns of PBR," an hourlong special following eight up-and-coming professional bull riders on their journey across America trying to become the next PBR champion.

The special, created and executive produced by Randy Bernard of the PBR, Eric Bischoff, Jason Hervey of Bischoff-Hervey Entertainment and Thom Oliphant of Cloudland TV, will premiere Dec. 12.

Claire McCabe and Bob Kusbit are executive producing for CMT.