ABC AND CLEAR CHANNEL MEDIA IN NEW MULTI-FACETED PARTNERSHIP

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ABC AND CLEAR CHANNEL MEDIA AND ENTERTAINMENT JOIN THE POWER OF
TV AND RADIO IN NEW MULTI-FACETED PARTNERSHIP 
Clear Channel’s New “iHeartRadio Talk” Will Be the Exclusive
Digital Radio Platform for ABC Content from America’s #1 Morning
Show Good Morning America to Jimmy Kimmel Live and The View 
iHeartRadio to Help Select Talent for Good Morning America’s
2014 Summer Concert Series Lineup; Introducing iHeartRadio DJ on
Good Morning America 
NEW YORK, NY - July 24, 2013 - ABC and Clear Channel Media and
Entertainment, 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. 
“We’re excited to partner with ABC and to offer them the ability
to expand their powerful brands and content across new
platforms, taking advantage of the incredible reach of our radio
and digital assets to generate massive awareness for their
consumers,” said John Hogan, Chairman and CEO of Clear Channel
Media and Entertainment. “This partnership also emphasizes the
value that ABC and Clear Channel place on innovative new
relationships that further engage consumers by giving them the
content they crave -- and the mobility and convenience that they
want.” 
“We are proud to kick off our partnership with Clear Channel by
joining iHeartRadio, and we look forward to delivering unique
ABC content to iHeartRadio listeners, anytime, anywhere,” said
Ben Sherwood, President of ABC News. 
“Our collaboration with Clear Channel will expand ABC’s
unmatched content to loyal viewers in the digital audio space
while attracting iHeartRadio’s dedicated listeners to ABC’s top
programs, including ’Good Morning America,’ " said Steve Jones,
Vice President and General Manager of ABC Radio. “This new
partnership opens up incredible possibilities for cross
promotion across radio and television as we work with Clear
Channel to develop the 2014 ’Good Morning America’ Summer
Concert Series lineup and this fall’s iHeartRadio DJ on ’Good
Morning America.’ " 
Highlights Include: 
iHeartRadio Talk is the Exclusive Digital Radio Platform for
ABC’s “Good Morning America,” “Jimmy Kimmel Live” and “The
View:” In addition to ABC News short-form content including
U.S., Business, Technology, Political, and International news
and audio editions of “Nightline,” “20/20,” “World News with
Diane Sawyer” and “This Week with George Stephanopoulos,”
iHeartRadio Talk will be the only digital radio platform on
which listeners can hear highlights from “Good Morning America,”
“The View” and “Jimmy Kimmel Live.”  ABC will also create
exclusive content for iHeartRadio Talk from “Good Morning
America’s” contributors and guests. 
iHeartRadio/ “Good Morning America” (GMA) Integration:
iHeartRadio will provide a weekly iHeartRadio DJ on “Good
Morning America” segments beginning this fall.  The weekly
segment will feature an iHeartRadio DJ spinning hits in front of
a studio audience and live on “Good Morning America.”  ABC and
Clear Channel will also work together to book artists for the
highly anticipated “Good Morning America” 2014 Summer Concert
Series. 
Cross Platform Promotion: Clear Channel Media and Entertainment
will feature ABC shows in a nine-week fall promotional campaign
and a nine-week spring promotional campaign, including digital,
social, mobile and on-air promotion.   ABC will promote “Good
Morning America on iHeartRadio Talk” on its Times Square, New
York Jumbotron throughout the partnership and via its ABC
digital properties. 
About Clear Channel Media and Entertainment 
With 243 million monthly listeners in the U.S., Clear Channel
Media and Entertainment has the largest reach of any radio or
television outlet in America. Clear Channel Media and
Entertainment serves 150 cities through 850 owned radio
stations. The company’s radio stations and content can be heard
on AM/FM stations, HD digital radio channels, Sirius/XM
satellite, on the Internet at iHeartRadio.com and on the
company’s radio station websites, on the iHeartRadio mobile
application on iPads and smartphones, and used via navigation
systems from TomTom, Garmin and others. 
The company’s operations include radio broadcasting, online and
mobile services and products, live concerts and events,
syndication, music research services and independent media
representation.  Clear Channel Media and Entertainment is a
division of CC Media Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: CCMO), a leading
global media and entertainment company. More information on the
company can be found at clearchannel.com,
clearchanneloutdoor.com and ccmediaholdings.com. 
About ABC News 
ABC News delivers a big picture understanding of the world to
empower and inspire viewers to make confident decisions for
themselves and their families.  More people get their news from
ABC News than from any other source. ABC News is responsible for
all of the ABC Television Network’s news programming on a
variety of platforms: television, radio, and the Internet.  With
an average television and radio audience of 180 million people
in a given month, ABC News surpasses the competition.  More than
1,800 affiliate stations broadcast ABC News Radio’s global news
coverage, entertainment reporting and over 500 radio stations
publish ABC Radio’s digital content.  In addition, ABC News NOW
is a 24-hour news and information network currently available to
44 million users across cable, broadband, and mobile platforms.
NewsOne, the affiliate news service of ABC News, provides live
and packaged news, sports, and weather reports, as well as
footage of news events, to 200 ABC affiliates and more than 30
domestic and international clients. 
About ABC 
Formed in 2009, the ABC Entertainment Group, comprised of ABC
Entertainment and ABC Studios, develops and produces compelling
programming across all day parts for both national and
international broadcast and digital platforms, as well as for
national syndication. ABC Studios’ current hits include “Army
Wives” (Lifetime), “Castle,” “Cougar Town” (TBS), “Criminal
Minds” (CBS), “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Nashville,” “Once Upon a Time,”
“Perception” (TNT), “Revenge” and “Scandal.” The ABC Television
Network is also home to the Emmy-winning “Modern Family” and
comedy favorite “The Middle”; reality phenomenon “Shark Tank”
and long-running hit “Dancing with the Stars”; “General
Hospital,” which just celebrated its 50th anniversary on the
network, along with daytime talk shows “The View,” “Katie” and
“The Chew”; and Jimmy Kimmel Live, which successfully launched
its new 11:35 p.m. time period earlier this year.  The network
also boasts some of television’s most prestigious awards shows,
including The Academy Awards®, the Country Music Awards, The
American Music Awards and The Billboard Music Awards. 
ABC News Media Relations: Nicole Enberg / Nicole.Enberg@abc.com
/ (212) 456-6872 
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