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"12-12-12" Secures Distribution to Over One Billion People Worldwide

(December 03, 2012)


34 U.S. NETWORKS AND TELEVISION FEEDS TO

NORTH & SOUTH AMERICA, EUROPE, AFRICA, ASIA AND AUSTRALIA, RADIO

BROADCAST AND ONLINE STREAMING WILL MAKE CONCERT AVAILABLE GLOBALLY



















"12-12-12"





THE WORLD'S LARGEST ONLINE VIDEO CONTENT PROVIDERS TO STREAM LIVE



All-Star Concert Lineup Includes Bon Jovi, Eric Clapton, Dave Grohl, Billy Joel,

Alicia Keys, Chris Martin, Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band, Eddie Vedder, Roger

Waters, Kanye West, The Who and Paul McCartney


NEW YORK, Dec. 3, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The producers of "12-12-12" announced today that the concert at Madison Square Garden on December 12, 2012, at 7:30 PM (ET), to aid the victims of Hurricane Sandy, has secured distribution to over one billion people. The concert will be able to be seen on 34 US networks and television feeds worldwide, radio and online streaming. "12-12-12", which is presented by Chase, will be distributed across networks and feeds in North and South America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia. Tickets to "12-12-12" went on sale today.




Event producers James Dolan, John Sykes and Harvey Weinstein issued the following joint statement: "The fact that so many major media companies are joining forces to distribute and stream this important event to homes worldwide will enable us to create a tremendous and unprecedented fundraising effort on a global scale to benefit the victims of this devastating storm."



With every major U.S. media company airing the benefit on at least one of their networks, 34 channels will "take over" TV for the night. Clear Channel Media and Entertainment will broadcast the concert live on its radio stations across the country, and will also video stream live on iHeartRadio, Clear Channel's digital radio service, and across the websites and Facebook pages of its 850 stations. In addition, the concert will also stream live across several major online video providers, as well as being streamed and promoted by several digital media partners. The concert will also air in conjunction with the NBA's television and online streaming broadcasts in China and simulcast live on Clear Channel Outdoor digital billboards in Times Square, New York City and locations in London and Paris.



Iconic performers Bon Jovi, Eric Clapton, Dave Grohl, Billy Joel, Alicia Keys, Chris Martin, Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, Roger Waters, Eddie Vedder, Kanye West, The Who and Paul McCartney will perform at the "12-12-12" concert on December 12, 2012 at Madison Square Garden.



The concert is being produced by James Dolan, Executive Chairman of The Madison Square Garden Company (Nasdaq:MSG); John Sykes, President of Clear Channel Entertainment Enterprises; and Harvey Weinstein, Co-Founder and Chairman of The Weinstein Company.



Thanks to the generosity of concert organizers, sponsors, and Robin Hood's board of directors, every single penny from ticket purchases and donations will go to serve the victims of Hurricane Sandy through the Robin Hood Relief Fund.The Robin Hood Relief Fund provides money, material and know-how to local organizations that are serving families and individuals in the regions hardest hit by the storm.



Tickets for "12-12-12" are on sale now through Ticketmaster phones, outlets and www.ticketmaster.com, www.thegarden.com and www.radiocity.com. Tickets are available at a variety of price levels. Ticketmaster has generously agreed to waive its ticket service charges. VIP packages are available through the Robin Hood Foundation. Information on those packages is available by contacting The Robin Hood Foundation at 212-844-3564.



The most up to date information on "12-12-12" can be found by visiting www.121212concert.org.






























































































































































































































































































































U.S. media companies supporting the concert include:

A+E Networks

AMC Networks

Bloomberg

CBS Corp.

Clear Channel Media and Entertainment

Discovery Communications 

Disney 

HBO

MSG Media 

The National Basketball Association 

NBC Universal 

News Corporation 

Scripps Networks 

Showtime Networks Inc.

Starz Entertainment 

Viacom 

 

International media companies include: 

Fox International Channels 

Sky

Sony Pictures Television Networks

Time Warner

Viacom International Media Networks

 

U.S. channels airing the concert live on 12-12-12 at 7:30 pm ET include: 

AMC

AXS TV

bio.®

Bloomberg

Cooking Channel

Destination America

Discovery Fit & Health

Encore

EPIX

FX Movie Channel

Fuse

G4

Hallmark Movie Channel

HBO

HBO Latino

IFC

ION Television

Lifetime Real Women

Live Well Network

Military History

MSG

MSG Plus

mundoFox

NJTV

Palladia

SHOWTIME

Smithsonian Channel

Sundance Channel

Thirteen

VH1 Classic

WE tv

WLIW

WLNY (New York)

WPSG (Philadelphia)

 

Global channels and distributors carrying the concert include:

A+E Networks' international channels

American Forces Network

AXN

Belgacom (Belgium)

Direct TV Brazil

Direct TV Latin America

Direct TV Pan Americana (Argentina, Caribbean, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Puerto Rico, Venezuela, Uruguay)

Fox International Channels' worldwide networks

GlobosatMultishow

MGM Latino (Latin America) 

37 MTV Channels

Numericable (France and Belgium) 

RTL (Belgium)

SGT JAMBOX (Poland)

Sony Entertainment Television

SPIN

Sundance Channel Asia

Sundance Channel Europe

Telehit-Televisa (Latin America, USA, Europe)

Telenet (Belgium)

TruTV (Asia)

VH1 Brasil

WE tv Asia

YES (Israel)

 

Streaming and digital media partners:

AOL

Clear Channel Media and Entertainment

Clear Channel Outdoor

Crackle

Fuse.tv

Hulu

iHeartRadio

MTV.com

MySpace

Vevo

Yahoo Sites

YouTube

People.com

Time.com

InStyle.com

EW.com


The Madison Square Garden Company logo is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=15647



The "12-12-12" logo is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=15957


CONTACT: Clear Channel Media and Entertainment
Angel Aristone /AngelAristone@clearchannel.com
212.377.7802

The Madison Square Garden Company
MikylCordova/mikyl.cordova@msg.com
212-631-4337

The Weinstein Company
Dani Weinstein/dani.weinstein@weinsteinco.com
212-845-8639

AMC Networks (for Television Broadcast-related questions)
Georgia Juvelis/gjuvelis@amcnetworks.com
917-542-6390

Robin Hood Foundation
Patty Smith/psmith@robinhood.org
212-844-3562

Chase
Melissa Shuffield/melissa.shuffield@jpmorgan.com
212.270.5730



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