Glenn Beck Renews Long-Term Deal With Premiere Radio Networks
Famed Radio Host, Television Personality and NY Times Best-selling Author Continues Substantial Growth on Radio Airwaves Nationwide
Glenn Beck Renews Long-Term Deal With Premiere Radio NetworksLOS ANGELES, November 5, 2007 – Glenn Beck, who hosts the third highest-rated national radio talk show in America (source: Adults 25-54/Premiere Radio Research/Arbitron Nationwide Spring 2007 data), has renewed his contract with Premiere Radio Networks, the leading radio syndication company in the country that originally signed him in 2002. The Glenn Beck Program will continue to be heard on nearly 300 radio stations including affiliations in eight of the top 10 markets: Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Dallas, Houston, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and Atlanta. The program’s nationwide Adults 25-54 audience has increased 15.9 percent in the last year (source: Arbitron, Nationwide, Spring 2006 – Spring 2007).
Beck commented, “We’re very excited to extend our relationship with Premiere and Clear Channel. In just six years, we have attracted one of the largest and most passionate fan bases in all of radio. We look forward to building off that success and working with our loyal listeners, affiliates and advertisers to continue creating an entertaining, informative and engaging show well into the next decade.”
President of Premiere Radio Charlie Rahilly stated, “Glenn is a tremendous talent who has that special ability to authentically connect with his listeners on a very personal level. We look forward to continuing to grow our business together in the years to come.”
Long-term advertisers, some of which have been with the program since its launch into national syndication, include Select Comfort, Purina One and Proflowers.com.
Matthew Thompson of Stroock, Stroock and Lavan represented Premiere Radio in its negotiations with Beck and George Hiltzik of N.S. Bienstock represented Beck.
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