Entertainment TV FIRST LOOK: Billy Ray Cyrus Is All Washed-Up in New CMT Comedy Series Cyrus plays Vernon Brown, a one-hit wonder fallen on hard times in the comedy, which is set to premiere in 2016 By Lanford Beard Lanford Beard Lanford Beard has been with PEOPLE since 2015. In addition to serving as the Senior Digital TV Editor, she has edited for Lifestyle and News verticals across the site. Lanford previously worked at Entertainment Weekly, NBC News and Ralph Lauren, to name a few. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Middlebury College and a Master's of Science degree from Columbia University's School of Journalism. People Editorial Guidelines Published on June 10, 2015 05:35 PM Share Tweet Pin Email You’re welcome, you’re welcome very much. PEOPLE can exclusively preview the promo for Billy Ray Cyrus‘ upcoming series, which will air during Wednesday’s CMT Awards. Cyrus, 53, will write, executive-produce and star in the series that follows his character “Burnin'” Vernon Brown, a down-on-his-luck one-hit wonder who becomes an Elvis impersonator. But Cyrus isn’t the only country mainstay who pops up in the comedy’s teaser – Randy Travis also stops by to lay down the law when Vernon wakes to find himself quite literally up a creek. RELATED VIDEO: Celebrity Splitsville: Miley Cyrus and Ariana Grande Breakup with their Beaus Still the King premieres on CMT in 2016.