'12-12-12' Secures Distribution to Over One Billion People Worldwide

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December 3rd, 2012

via press release:

    "12-12-12" Secures Distribution to Over One Billion People
                             Worldwide

                34 U.S. NETWORKS AND TELEVISION FEEDS TO
    NORTH & SOUTH AMERICA, EUROPE, AFRICA, ASIA AND AUSTRALIA, RADIO
  BROADCAST AND ONLINE STREAMING WILL MAKE CONCERT AVAILABLE GLOBALLY

    THE WORLD'S LARGEST ONLINE VIDEO CONTENT PROVIDERS TO STREAM LIVE

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

NEW YORK, Dec. 3, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The producers of "12-12-12"
announced today that the concert at Madison Square Garden on December
12, 2012, at 7:30 PM (ET), to aid the victims of Hurricane Sandy, has
secured distribution to over one billion people. The concert will be
able to be seen on 34 US networks and television feeds worldwide, radio
and online streaming. "12-12-12", which is presented by Chase, will be
distributed across networks and feeds in North and South America,
Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia. Tickets to "12-12-12" went on sale
today.

Event producers James Dolan, John Sykes and Harvey Weinstein issued the
following joint statement: "The fact that so many major media companies
are joining forces to distribute and stream this important event to
homes worldwide will enable us to create a tremendous and unprecedented
fundraising effort on a global scale to benefit the victims of this
devastating storm."

With every major U.S. media company airing the benefit on at least one
of their networks, 34 channels will "take over" TV for the night. Clear
Channel Media and Entertainment will broadcast the concert live on its
radio stations across the country, and will also video stream live on
iHeartRadio, Clear Channel's digital radio service, and across the
websites and Facebook pages of its 850 stations. In addition, the
concert will also stream live across several major online video
providers, as well as being streamed and promoted by several digital
media partners. The concert will also air in conjunction with the NBA's
television and online streaming broadcasts in China and simulcast live
on Clear Channel Outdoor digital billboards in Times Square, New York
City and locations in London and Paris.

Iconic performers Bon Jovi, Eric Clapton, Dave Grohl, Billy Joel,
Alicia Keys, Chris Martin, Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, Roger
Waters, Eddie Vedder, Kanye West, The Who and Paul McCartney will
perform at the "12-12-12" concert on December 12, 2012 at Madison
Square Garden.

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

Thanks to the generosity of concert organizers, sponsors, and Robin
Hood's board of directors, every single penny from ticket purchases and
donations will go to serve the victims of Hurricane Sandy through the
Robin Hood Relief Fund.The Robin Hood Relief Fund provides money,
material and know-how to local organizations that are serving families
and individuals in the regions hardest hit by the storm.

Tickets for "12-12-12" are on sale now through Ticketmaster phones,
outlets and www.ticketmaster.com, www.thegarden.com and
www.radiocity.com. Tickets are available at a variety of price levels.
Ticketmaster has generously agreed to waive its ticket service charges.
VIP packages are available through the Robin Hood Foundation.
Information on those packages is available by contacting The Robin Hood
Foundation at 212-844-3564.

The most up to date information on "12-12-12" can be found by visiting
www.121212concert.org.

  U.S. media
   companies
   supporting the
   concert include:
  A+E Networks
  AMC Networks
  Bloomberg
  CBS Corp.
  Clear Channel
   Media and
   Entertainment
  Discovery
   Communications
  Disney
  HBO
  MSG Media
  The National
   Basketball
   Association
  NBC Universal
  News Corporation
  Scripps Networks
  Showtime Networks
   Inc.
  Starz
   Entertainment
  Viacom

  International
   media companies
   include:
  Fox International
   Channels
  Sky
  Sony Pictures
   Television
   Networks
  Time Warner
  Viacom
   International
   Media Networks

  U.S. channels
   airing the
   concert live on
   12-12-12 at 7:30
   pm ET include:
  AMC
  AXS TV
  bio.(R)
  Bloomberg
  Cooking Channel
  Destination
   America
  Discovery Fit &
   Health
  Encore
  EPIX
  FX Movie Channel
  Fuse
  G4
  Hallmark Movie
   Channel
  HBO
  HBO Latino
  IFC
  ION Television
  Lifetime Real
   Women
  Live Well Network
  Military History
  MSG
  MSG Plus
  mundoFox
  NJTV
  Palladia
  SHOWTIME
  Smithsonian
   Channel
  Sundance Channel
  Thirteen
  VH1 Classic
  WE tv
  WLIW
  WLNY (New York)
  WPSG
   (Philadelphia)

  Global channels
   and distributors
   carrying the
   concert include:
  A+E Networks'
   international
   channels
  American Forces
   Network
  AXN
  Belgacom
   (Belgium)
  Direct TV Brazil
  Direct TV Latin
   America
  Direct TV Pan
   Americana
   (Argentina,
   Caribbean,
   Chile, Colombia,
   Ecuador, Peru,
   Puerto Rico,
   Venezuela,
   Uruguay)
  Fox International
   Channels'
   worldwide
   networks
  GlobosatMultishow
  MGM Latino (Latin
   America)
  37 MTV Channels
  Numericable
   (France and
   Belgium)
  RTL (Belgium)
  SGT JAMBOX
   (Poland)
  Sony
   Entertainment
   Television
  SPIN
  Sundance Channel
   Asia
  Sundance Channel
   Europe
  Telehit-Televisa
   (Latin America,
   USA, Europe)
  Telenet (Belgium)
  TruTV (Asia)
  VH1 Brasil
  WE tv Asia
  YES (Israel)

  Streaming and
   digital media
   partners:
  AOL
  Clear Channel
   Media and
   Entertainment
  Clear Channel
   Outdoor
  Crackle
  Fuse.tv
  Hulu
  iHeartRadio
  MTV.com
  MySpace
  Vevo
  Yahoo Sites
  YouTube
  People.com
  Time.com
  InStyle.com
  EW.com
 
  • William Haney

    So if I read this correctly, the big four networks WILL be carrying the concert?

  • Angela DiMauro

    Thank for all of your efforts to help the people who have been effected by hurricane sandy! My mother n law along with her landlord and family have been miss placed and do not have the financial means to rebuild their home! How will the money raised be distributed?

    Thank you
    Angela DiMauro

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