Dial Global Signs Exclusive Deal To Bring Live Coverage Of Barclays Premier League To The U.S.

 Dial Global Signs Exclusive Deal To Bring Live Coverage Of Barclays Premier
                              League To The U.S.

talkSPORT's Official Match Commentary will be Available Across Audio, Digital
and Mobile Platforms in English and Spanish

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Aug. 1, 2013

NEW YORK, Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Dial Global, the largest independent
national audio media company in the U.S., today announced an exclusive
terrestrial, three-season partnership with talkSPORT, the world's biggest
sports radio station based in London, U.K., to broadcast live coverage of
Barclays Premier League, FA Cup and Capital One Cup. The partnership includes
play-by-play commentary of nearly 400 soccer matches per year, in both English
and Spanish languages, on a soon-to-be-announced digital platform as well as
weekend morning Barclays Premier League games of the week throughout the
season for domestic radio stations which will all feed an avid and rapidly
growing soccer fan base across the U.S.

As Global Audio Partner of the Barclays Premier League, talkSPORT has
unparalleled access to the news, stories and people at the heart of the
world's most exciting soccer league. Last season's programming included
exclusive interviews with Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney, Chelsea
goal-scoring record breaker Frank Lampard and Liverpool hero Jamie Carragher,
among many others.

"On the heels of reaching a major milestone with our 300^th NBC Sports Radio
affiliate, we couldn't be more excited to be the resource delivering top-rate
soccer coverage to a rabid fan base across the country," said Paul Caine, Dial
Global CEO. "This partnership is another major step forward for Dial Global
as we continue to bolster the strength of our sports offering through powerful
programming, content and cross-platform promotions in audio, digital and
mobile."

Listeners will have access to talkSPORT's official play-by-play commentary
which will be broadcast live from the UK; an exclusive weekly Barclays Premier
League preview show; a weekly highlights show; live interviews, and
English-language documentary programming featuring profiles of sporting
figures and Barclays Premier League clubs.

"In just the past year, since becoming the Global Audio Partner for the
Premier League, we have witnessed a groundswell of demand for live soccer
commentary around the world," said Scott Taunton, Chief Executive, talkSPORT.
"We are thrilled to be working with Dial Global who is just as passionate and
committed as we are about delivering the best and most exciting soccer
coverage to the ever increasing number of fans in the U.S. market."

About Dial Global
Dial Global is the largest independent national audio media company in the
U.S., delivering compelling, engaging, and fully-integrated audio content to
over 8,200+ radio stations and digital media companies.Dial Global's powerful
portfolio of iconic media, sports and entertainment brands, combined with some
of the most recognizedlive events in the world, provide strong and unique
brand engagement to over 225 millionconsumers each week.For more
information, visit www.dialglobal.com

About talkSPORT
talkSPORT is the world's biggest sports radio station and Global Audio Partner
of the Barclays Premier League. Launched in 2000, it has an audience of 3.2
million adults in the UK and was named UK Radio Station of the Year at the
2011 Sony Radio Academy Awards. talkSPORT has an exclusive package of audio
rights outside Europe for the next three seasons offering commentary on all
380 Barclays Premier League games in multiple languages. talkSPORT is part of
UTV Media plc, which is one of the UK and Ireland's leading multimedia
businesses and also publishes Sport, the most widely read print and digital
sports publication in the UK. http://press.talksport.co.uk/

SOURCE Dial Global

Website: http://www.dialglobal.com
Contact: Jana Polsky, Dial Global, jpolsky@dialglobal.com, (212) 641-2101; or
Laura Wootton, talkSPORT Contact, Head of Communications, UTV Media (GB),
Laura.wootton@talksport.co.uk, 020 7959 7913, 07824 686 365
 
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