MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - This Is Us put Memphis in the national spotlight this week... next, Sun Records shines a light on the Bluff City and its rich music history.
Sun Records is a CMT original series that premiered Thursday, February 23.
The show stars Chad Michael Murray as Sam Phillips, Drake Milligan as Elvis Presley, Kevin Fonteyne as Johnny Cash, and Christian Lees as Jerry Lee Lewis.
Sun Records tells the story of the birth of rock and roll through Phillips, Presley, Cash and Lewis.
"The economic impact of Sun Records in Memphis and Shelby County is phenomenal," Memphis-Shelby County Film Commissioner Linn Sittler said. "The tourism value is phenomenal."
CMT describes the show as follows:
The show was shot in Memphis and features plenty of our city's famous spots.