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Premiere Networks and Mercury Radio renew long-term agreement for The Glenn Beck Program

Premiere Networks has announced a renewal and extension deal with Mercury Radio Arts, Glenn Beck's multimedia production company. (J Pat Carter/Getty Images)

Premiere Networks announced Wednesday that it will be renewing and extending its  agreement with conservative radio host Glenn Beck and his daily syndicated radio show, "The Glenn Beck Program."

In a joint news release with Mercury Radio Arts, Beck's production company, Premiere also announced the renewal of the digital partnership between the two companies in which Premiere will continue to provide ad sales representation for GlennBeck.com, the daily Glenn Beck newsletter, and the show's daily podcast and stream. The multiplatform deal also includes all TheBlaze properties, including television and radio.

Beck, who is celebrating his show's 15-year anniversary in national syndication, said he is excited to continue the relationship with Premiere Networks.

"Premiere remains the gold standard in the industry. We’ve now been working together for fifteen years, and I couldn’t be happier to extend and renew our relationship," he said. "These are increasingly chaotic times. I’ve never been more excited to help the audience cut through the noise by focusing on the things that matter most.”

"Over the past 15 years, we’ve watched Glenn build a brand that stands the test of time,” said Premiere Networks President Julie Talbott. “He’s a unique talent who can connect with millions of fans across any and every platform. We’re proud of what we’ve accomplished together and look forward to many more years of success.”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

PREMIERE NETWORKS AND MERCURY RADIO ARTS RENEW LONG-TERM,

MULTIPLATFORM AGREEMENT FOR THE GLENN BECK PROGRAM

LOS ANGELES, November 15, 2017 – Premiere Networks and Mercury Radio Arts, Glenn Beck’s multimedia production company, announced today a renewed and extended agreement to syndicate The Glenn Beck Program, one of America’s leading talk radio programs. Featuring Beck’s unique blend of modern-day storytelling and insightful views on current events, The Glenn Beck Program celebrates its 15-year anniversary in national syndication this year and its audience of millions continues to grow across radio, digital and podcasting platforms.  The program has experienced year-over-year audience gains in markets including Los Angeles, San Francisco, Dallas, Houston, Minneapolis, Denver, Pittsburgh, Kansas City, Columbus, Norfolk and Memphis in the key demo of Adults 25-54. (Source: Nielsen Audio, PPM, OCT’17 vs. OCT’16, Exact Times, AQH, A25-54)

Premiere and Mercury have also renewed their longstanding digital partnership. Premiere will continue to provide ad sales representation for the fan portal www.GlennBeck.com, the daily Glenn Beck Newsletter, as well as the popular The Glenn Beck Program podcast and stream.

Beck stated, “Premiere remains the gold standard in the industry. We’ve now been working together for fifteen years, and I couldn’t be happier to extend and renew our relationship. These are increasingly chaotic times. I’ve never been more excited to help the audience cut through the noise by focusing on the things that matter most.”

“Over the past 15 years, we’ve watched Glenn build a brand that stands the test of time,” said Julie Talbott, Premiere Networks President. “He’s a unique talent who can connect with millions of fans across any and every platform. We’re proud of what we’ve accomplished together and look forward to many more years of success.”

Beck is one of America’s leading multimedia personalities. His quick wit, candid opinions and engaging personality have made The Glenn Beck Program one of the highest-rated radio programs in America and TheBlaze TV, one of the world’s largest streaming video networks. He has achieved the extraordinary feat of having #1 New York Times bestsellers in both fiction and non-fiction. Beck also stars in live stage shows, and is the editor of GlennBeck.com and the publisher of TheBlaze.com, which receive millions of visitors a month.

 About Mercury Radio Arts

Mercury Radio Arts is Glenn Beck’s fully integrated multimedia production company. Mercury produces all Glenn Beck-related properties, including The Glenn Beck Program, Beck’s New York Times bestselling books, and his live stage show business.

Mercury’s digital platforms include GlennBeck.com, the fan portal; TheBlaze TV, the livestreaming video network; TheBlaze Radio Network, the livestreaming radio network, and TheBlaze.com, the news and information network.

Founded in 2002, Mercury has a full time staff of over 100 employees and is headquartered in Irving, Texas.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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