Country Music Television announced Tuesday that its "Ultimate Country Home
Sweepstakes" has become the network's largest thus far, with more than 2.2
That count was tallied after nine of the series' 13 episodes had aired on
To be announced on the final June 28 episode, the contest winner will get the
3,600-square-foot house, designed for the series by more than 13 country-music
stars, plus a 2003 Kia Motors America Inc. "Sorento EX" -- a prize packaged
valued at $500,000.