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ABC, Clear Channel Media Announce TV-Radio Partnership

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ABC and Clear Channel Media and Entertainment (NASDAQ: CCMO), today announced a multi-faceted partnership that combines the power of TV and radio to deliver innovative and compelling content to iHeartRadio listeners. The partnership will bring top ABC News and entertainment programming to Clear Channel's newly launched iHeartRadio Talk feature, which includes ABC News, "Nightline," "20/20," "This Week with George Stephanopoulos" and exclusive content from "Good Morning America," plus highlights from "Jimmy Kimmel Live" and "The View." iHeartRadio has a finger on the pulse of the most talented music acts in the country and will help select talent for "Good Morning America's" 2014 Summer Concert Series. In addition, ABC will regularly showcase top iHeartRadio DJs on "Good Morning America."

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. 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.

Under this multi-year deal iHeartRadio will become ABC's premier digital radio partner for "Good Morning America," "Jimmy Kimmel Live" and "The View" and will be instrumental in identifying the hottest up-and-coming and established artists for "Good Morning America's" 2014 Summer Concert Series --- as well as providing the iHeartRadio DJ on "Good Morning America" beginning this fall.

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