Beatport and Premiere Networks Expand Pete Tong's Syndicated Radio Show
August 13, 2014

Premiere Networks and Beatport, an SFX Entertainment company, announced the launch of The Evolution Beatport Show with Pete Tong. The new program reflects the rebranding and expansion of the Premiere-syndicated program Evolution with Pete Tong, which launched in May 2013 and currently broadcasts weekly on more than 80 stations nationwide, including Z100/New York, KIIS-FM/Los Angeles and WKSC/Chicago, in addition to iHeartRadio.

Effective immediately, the popular Electronic Dance Music (EDM) program has expanded from one hour to two hours weekly. Iconic radio DJ Pete Tong now also features exclusive content, breaking music news and releases, DJ chart updates and the top dance tracks from Beatport. Tong continues to present his essential new tune of the week and feature guest mixes from EDM¹s biggest stars, while showcasing the best music from the biggest and most influential DJs, artists and dance music producers in the world. 

"I¹m very excited to be teaming up with Beatport and extending my national show to two hours," stated Tong. "It¹s an important step in bringing more great electronic dance music to a mass audience and I¹m sure the start of a special relationship with a great strategic partner."

"For ten years, Beatport has been at the center of electronic music culture, providing a unique destination for DJs and producers to not only buy and sell their music, but also build their careers," said Clark Warner, Beatport¹s Executive Creative Director. "We are thrilled to partner with the industry¹s foremost tastemaker, Pete Tong, and with Premiere Networks and iHeartRadio, to bring dance music to an even larger audience and provide even more opportunities for DJs and producers to reach new fans."

"The launch of The Evolution Beatport Show with Pete Tong is an expression of our continued commitment to provide new and innovative entertainment programming," stated Jennifer Leimgruber, Premiere Networks EVP of Programming. "Beatport and Pete Tong bring such incredible depth of knowledge and expertise in EDM, and we look forward to providing an even greater platform to connect fans with their favorite music and artists, and to providing unique and valuable opportunities for radio stations and brand partners to connect with consumers."

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