ABC and Clear Channel Unveil Major Partnership TVWeek
ABC and Clear Channel today announced a major partnership that brings ABC content including "Good Morning America" and "Jimmy Kimmel Live" to digital radio. The deal makes Clear Channel's newly launched iHeartRadio Talk the exclusive digital radio platform for a range of ABC content.
As a part of the pact, iHeartRadio will help select talent for "Good Morning America's" 2014 summer concert series, and iHeartRadio DJs will be featured on "GMA."
The deal includes ABC News programming such as "Nightline," "20/20" and "This Week with George Stephanopoulos," along with the morning talk staple "The View."
"The agreement delivers on ABC’s dedication to expanding its network and channel brands across multiple platforms while connecting viewers with some of their favorite ABC shows via iHeartRadio, Clear Channel’s industry-leading digital radio platform," the announcement states. "Through the new iHeartRadio Talk feature, launching today in beta, each show will have a dedicated show page featuring the best highlights on-demand. In addition, 'Good Morning America' will produce exclusive extras."
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