"12-12-12" Benefit Concert Presented by Chase, Touts Major Partner Support

"12-12-12" Benefit Concert Presented by Chase, Touts Major Partner Support

     Production and Technology Companies Support One Night Only Historic
    Fundraising Concert at Madison Square Garden to Benefit the Victims of
                               Hurricane Sandy


    Nearly Two Billion People Worldwide to Have Access to the Benefit via
                      Television, Radio and the Internet

Musical Lineup Includes Bon Jovi, Eric Clapton, Dave Grohl, Billy Joel, Alicia
Keys, Chris Martin, The Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band,
      Eddie Vedder, Roger Waters, Kanye West, The Who and Paul McCartney

NEW YORK, Dec. 13, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The producers of "12-12-12," which
is presented by Chase, announced today that the concert at Madison Square
Garden (Nasdaq:MSG) on December 12, 2012 at 7:30 PM (ET) to aid the victims of
Hurricane Sandy, has united with a number of partners to secure donations and
services to support the event's production, execution and live broadcasts.
Because of the generous support of these partners and sponsors, and Robin
Hood's board of directors, every single penny from ticket purchases and
donations will go to organizations serving the victims of Hurricane Sandy
through the Robin Hood Relief Fund.

GE has been named the first and only Diamond Partner for "12-12-12";
BlackRock, Samsung and State Farm serve as the leading Platinum Partners with
Optimum, Time Warner Cable and Verizon Foundation now on board as Gold
Partners; Delta and Poland Spring have joined as Silver Partners; and Duracell
Powermat, Hyundai, NRG and Pepsi as Bronze Partners. In addition, the
production and execution of "12-12-12" would not be possible without the
generous donations from many production companies including Dempsey
Productions; Diversified Production Services (DPS); and Otto Printing &
Entertainment Graphics.

Event producers James Dolan, John Sykes and Harvey Weinstein issued the
following joint statement: "The outpouring of support from our generous
partners has enabled us to put together an unprecedented, worldwide event that
will help drive fundraising efforts to support the victims of Hurricane Sandy.
We can't thank them enough."

Social media services are being donated by HD MADE, which is also providing
digital strategy and design services. In-kind development and hosting services
are being donated by Phase2 Technology, and the soon-to-launch live
entertainment service, Mahaya, will host a post-show recap. In addition,
iStreamPlanet will provide live video encoding for the 12-12-12 Concert which
will stream live across leading entertainment and video sites.

"12-12-12" will be distributed worldwide to nearly two billion people through
television feeds, radio and online streaming and will be distributed across
networks and feeds in North and South America, Europe, Africa, Asia and

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

The all-star lineup features performances by Bon Jovi, Eric Clapton, Dave
Grohl, Billy Joel, Alicia Keys, Chris Martin, The Rolling Stones, Bruce
Springsteen & the E Street Band, Eddie Vedder, Roger Waters, Kanye West, The
Who and Paul McCartney.

The most up-to-date information on "12-12-12" can be found by visiting

Attached is a full list of partners who are providing unique social and
promotional support for the event.

Digital Partners:

  *Facebook's new product "Facebook Gifts" enables users to make a direct
    contribution to the Robin Hood Relief Fund via Facebook
  *Foursquare' s one-day-only badge campaign allows anyone to check in using
    #121212concert to earn a "Be Robin Hood" badge
  *Google+ is supporting the YouTube live stream of the concert which will
    live across Robin Hood Foundation, FUSE, Madison Square Garden and
    iHeartRadio¹s Google+ pages.
  *GetGlue's sticker campaign will reward viewers for checking-in to the live
    telecast (across 37 networks and via live stream) with exclusive
    "12-12-12" stickers
  *Shazam will allow fans worldwide to donate to the Robin Hood Relief Fund
    via their app and will donate all proceeds raised from music sales
    generated by the historic concert
  *Twitter is donating Promoted Tweet inventory to support "12.12.12" tune-in
  *Twubs will provide in-venue tweet-to-screen technology; "#121212Concert"
    tweets will be displayed throughout the arena during the performance

Additional Supporting Partners:

AAA Communications      Encompass Media           NY Deck
Affinia Hotel           ESPN                      On Slot Creative
Akamai                  Eutelsat Communications  Paramount Hotel
All Access Staging and  Extreme Music            Paul Octavious
All Mobile Video        Firehouse Production      PayPal
Allen Kelman - KZ Video Google                    Performance Environment
Consultants, Inc.                                 Design Group LLC Labor
AMC B&T                 Google +                  PRG Nocturne Video
American Copy           G-Wizz Productions        Production Staffing Group
American Furniture      HTN                       Royal Flush
AMV Gateway            Hytone Productions        Stage Matters
Ariston Flowers        Infinite Conferencing and Standard Highline Hotel
                        Onstream Media
                                                  Sony Media Application
Arnett Designs          IMG Media                Solutions & Professional
                                                  Media Services
Atomic Design           Indelible                Studio Instrument Rentals
Atomic Lighting         Intelsat                  The Switch
AXS-TV                  Jim Flynn Rentals         Tait Towers
Azzurro HD              Level 3                   Telefonica Audiovisual
BML                     Liman Video Rental        Theatrical Resources
B-freed Photography    Liz Eswein                TV Prompt
CAT Entertainment       Measat                    Twitter
Chirpify                Meetup                    USI Strike force
Control Freak           Mersey Masala             Vitac
Courier Car Rentals     Metrovision Production    VER
Gayle DePoli           Milford Hotel             Whose Catering
Drape Kings             Miraldi & MacLeod         Woods- TV
EEG Enterprises Inc.   MSG                       Y.E.II Inc - Richard York
                       Music Mix Mobile          Zoomari Films Ltd
                       National Basketball       

The "12-12-12" logo is available at

CONTACT: Clear Channel Media and Entertainment
         Angel Aristone / AngelAristone@clearchannel.com
         The Madison Square Garden Company
         Mikyl Cordova / mikyl.cordova@msg.com
         The Weinstein Company
         Dani Weinstein / dani.weinstein@weinsteinco.com
         AMC Networks (for Television Broadcast-related questions)
         Georgia Juvelis / gjuvelis@amcnetworks.com
         Robin Hood Foundation
         Patty Smith / psmith@robinhood.org
         Melissa Shuffield /melissa.shuffield@jpmorgan.com

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