VIACOM MEDIA NETWORKS ADD VIDEO TO RADIO PREP SERVICES
The Embedded Video Player—the First of its Kind-- is Available for Station Websites and will include Exclusive Video and Superstar Audio,
Plus Music and Entertainment News
June 26, 2012, New York, N.Y. Viacom Media Networks (VMN), a division of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), and Dial Global (NASDAQ: DIAL), today announced a major upgrade to their radio prep services with the addition of exclusive video content for station affiliates. VMN’s prep products, which include MTV, CMT, VH1, VH1 Classic, now stand alone as the most complete prep service in the marketplace – and the only one to offer original video content.
The company that invented music television is loading up its five radio prep services with unique video content that can be embedded only on affiliate websites. In addition to the latest music and entertainment news, VMN’s prep services will feature exclusive behind-the-scenes content, backstage and red carpet footage from major events, artist interviews, outtakes from popular programming and more.
VMN prep affiliates will be provided with the media player to post on their website so air personalities can promote music and entertainment news and then direct listeners to their station website for related video clips.
VMN’s prep services are available in five format genres: CHR/Urban, Hot AC, Rock, Classic Rock and CMT Country.
For more information: Call: 212-419-2926 / E-mail: Findoutmore@dialglobal.com
Dial Global (NASDAQ: DIAL) As America’s leading provider and distributor of audio content to more than 8,500 radio stations nationwide, Dial Global produces over 200 news, sports, talk, music and entertainment programs, services and digital applications, jingles and imaging. Dial defines great moments in sports, news and entertainment through its radio networks which are heard by over 225 million listeners a week. For more information, visit www.dialglobal.com.
Viacom is home to the world's premier entertainment brands that connect with audiences through compelling content across television, motion picture, online and mobile platforms in more than 160 countries and territories. With over 2,500 interactive media properties reaching a global audience of nearly 700 million, Viacom's leading brands include MTV, VH1, CMT, Logo, BET, CENTRIC, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., TeenNick, Nicktoons, Nick at Nite, COMEDY CENTRAL, TV Land, Spike TV and Tr3s. Paramount Pictures, America's oldest film studio and creator of many of the most beloved motion pictures, continues today as a major global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment. Viacom operates a large portfolio of branded digital media experiences, including many of the world's most popular properties for entertainment, community and casual online gaming. For more information about Viacom and its businesses, visit www.viacom.com.