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Radio News (more headlines) 11-30-2013

CMT And Clear Channel Media And Entertainment Enter Multi-Platform Partnership

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CMT, the leading television and digital authority on Country music and entertainment, and Clear Channel Media and Entertainment (CCM+E), the leading media company in America with a greater reach in the U.S. than any radio or television outlet, announced a multi-platform partnership that will create the largest Country music platforms in radio and television, with access to CMT's reach of 92 million households and CCM+E's reach of 89 million Country music listeners per month.

Under the agreement, CMT and CCM+E will work together to develop additional programming and events across radio, television and digital platforms to provide Country fans with unparalleled access to the music and artists they're passionate about. Additionally, the partnership will allow for cross-promotional opportunities across 125 Clear Channel Country stations in 105 markets and on iHeartRadio, Clear Channel's free, industry leading digital music service which recently surpassed 40 million registered users and 260 million downloads, as well CMT and its digital platforms which include the 24/7 music channel CMT Pure, CMT.com, CMT Mobile and the network's more than seven million fans across social media.

In addition, award-winning Country radio and CMT personality Cody Alan will debut as the new host of Premiere Networks' syndicated radio program After MidNite on January 6, 2014. The highly-acclaimed Country music radio program, which celebrated its 20th anniversary this year and reaches nearly two million weekly listeners on more than 200 radio stations, will be rebranded as CMT After MidNite with Cody Alan and will originate from the CMT Radio studio in Nashville and be available on iHeartRadio.

Premiere will also be the exclusive distribution partner for CMT Radio Live with Cody Alan, effective January 1, 2014. Premiere will handle all syndication and ad sales for the award-winning nightly program, which features the biggest hits in Country music, as well as exclusive interviews and performances, event coverage and live fan interaction. CMT Radio Live with Cody Alan broadcasts weeknights from 7 p.m. to midnight ET. For more information, visit www.cmtcody.com. Alan will also host a one-hour weekend program, the details of which will be announced at a later date.

Alan, the 2013 Academy of Country Music Award winner for "National On-Air Personality of the Year," stated, "I feel like Jimmy Fallon right now! To be named host of such a highly regarded late-night franchise is an exciting and humbling honor. We'll bring new energy, lots of star power and deep resources only CMT and Clear Channel can deliver. And with this new partnership, I can't wait to give fans 360-degrees of country music coverage, across multiple media platforms."

"I like to think there was an inevitability to this partnership," stated Brian Philips, President of CMT. "We know CCM+E's leadership and we share their excitement and tenacity in working with music and talent to bring the most exciting entertainment to all of these platforms. On a personal note, I am ecstatic to once again work with former colleagues John Sykes and Tom Poleman, among CCM+E's many forward-thinking creative executives. Country is enjoying a big moment. Clear Channel and CMT will capture it, celebrate it and spread the excitement across America to hundreds of millions."

"We're excited to join with CMT in this multi-faceted alliance, which will create one of the most powerful platforms in Country music," said Tom Poleman, President of National Programming Platforms, Clear Channel Media and Entertainment. "By leveraging our combined national broadcast, digital and event content, we'll now have the opportunity to reach even more Country fans than ever before and provide even more unique experiences with music and artists, while also delivering unmatched results for our partners. We're also excited to work with someone of Cody's caliber. He's a household name in the Country music industry, and his energy, passion and charm make him the ideal host to connect our audience across these incredible platforms."

Alan will serve as executive producer, with Dingo O'Brien as supervising producer, of CMT After MidNite with Cody Alan, along with producer Curt Miller. Alan and O'Brien will also continue to oversee production of CMT Radio Live with Cody Alan with producer Cory Linton, in collaboration with Clay Hunnicutt, Executive Vice President of Programming for CCM+E and Justin Cole, Director of Country Programming for Premiere Networks.

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