Vernon Brownmule, aka "Burnin' Vernon" is a scandal-ridden, washed-up, one-hit-wonder who was kicked out of country music, only to emerge 20 years later as the second best Elvis impersonator around. After crashing into an old country church sign during a drunken bender, he is arrested and sentenced to return and serve as the church's handyman as part of his parole. Along the way, he pretends to be the congregation's new minister and reconnects with a former one-night-stand.
It is being reported that Still The King has been cancelled by CMT after two seasons. The summer comedy premiered last year as the cable network's first foray into original scripted programming, which was ultimately short-lived as it will now move to focus on unscripted originals once drama Nashvilleconcludes next year.
The series had a decent run over the course of its two seasons on CMT, though viewership took a hit as time went on. It premiered in 2016 as the cable network's highest-rated debut for an original series with over 4.7 million viewers in Live+3 numbers across a three-network simulcast. Its numbers stayed solid for a time, but began tapering off considerably in Season 2. The show's final episode aired this past August.