IHEARTMEDIA EXTENDS RELATIONSHIP WITH CHARLAMAGNE THA GOD OF NEW YORK’S POWER 105 NATIONALLY SYNDICATED HIT RADIO SHOW “THE BREAKFAST CLUB”
New York, NY October 5, 2015 iHeartMedia announced today that it has renewed and extended its relationship with Charlamagne Tha God, host of New York’s Power 105’s nationally syndicated hit radio show “The Breakfast Club.”
Charlamagne Tha God will continue to host the nationally syndicated, award-winning hit radio show “The Breakfast Club” on weekdays from 6-10:00 a.m. ET, as well as “Weekends with The Breakfast Club,” alongside Angela Yee and DJ Envy “The Breakfast Club” is also televised live Monday through Friday on REVOLT TV.
“God is great. The greatest radio company in the world, iHeartMedia, has committed to me and I have made a commitment to iHeartMedia,” said Charlamagne Tha God “This December, ‘The Breakfast Club’ will celebrate five years, and during that time, all my radio dreams have come true, including ‘The Breakfast Club’ becoming a nationally syndicated radio show. I can’t wait to see what God has planned for the next five years. We are just getting started!”
“Charlamagne is a unique and authentic talent whose honest and straightforward style on ‘The Breakfast Club’ helps drive and shape not just hip hop culture but pop culture,” said Thea Mitchem, Senior Vice President of Programming, iHeartMedia. “‘The Breakfast Club’ team’s incredible connection with both artists and listeners, plus the unrivaled artist and celebrity interviews, entertainment news and fresh music mixes make it the most informative and entertaining urban morning show in the country.”
Power 105.1 is a leading media outlet in the New York market and its programming and content are available across multiple platforms, including its broadcast stations; online via its branded digital sites; mobile; and social, with nationwide listening through iHeartRadio ‹ with its more than 700 million downloads, more than 75 million social media followers and 87 million digital uniques across the Network.
With 245 million monthly listeners in the U.S., 87 million monthly digital uniques, over 75 million social followers and 196 million monthly consumers of its Total Traffic and Weather Network, iHeartMedia has the largest reach of any radio or television outlet in America. It serves over 150 markets through 858 owned radio stations, and the company’s radio stations and content can be heard on AM/FM, HD digital radio, satellite radio, on the Internet at iHeartRadio.com and on the company’s radio station websites, on the iHeartRadio mobile app, in enhanced auto dashes, on tablets and smartphones, and on gaming consoles. iHeartRadio, iHeartMedia’s digital radio platform, is the No. 1 all-in-one digital audio service with over 700 million downloads; it reached its first 20 million registered users faster than any digital service in Internet history and reached 70 million users faster than any other radio or digital music service and even faster than Facebook. The company’s operations include radio broadcasting, online, mobile, digital and social media, live concerts and events, syndication, music research services and independent media representation. iHeartMedia is a division of iHeartMedia, Inc. (OTCBB: IHRT). Visit iHeartMedia.com for more company information.
About The Breakfast Club and Weekends with The Breakfast Club:
Each morning, fans of The Breakfast Club tune in to hear their unrivaled interviews and conversations with celebrities and hip-hop artists, entertainment news, fresh music mixes, along with their signature blend of honesty and humor. One of the top-rated Urban morning radio programs in New York on Power 105, The Breakfast Club was launched into national syndication by Premiere Networks, a division of iHeartMedia, in August of 2013 and currently airs on more than 30 stations nationwide, in addition to broadcasting on iHeartRadio.com and the iHeartRadio mobile app, iHeartMedia’s digital radio platform. The show is complemented by Weekends with The Breakfast Club, a three-hour weekend program featuring the 20 hottest songs on the charts alongside DJ Envy, Angela Yee and Charlamagne Tha God’s signature interviews with the biggest stars in hip-hop and pop culture. The program currently airs on more than 70 stations nationwide. For more information, please visit http://www.power1051fm.com/pages/onair/breakfast-club/ or www.PremiereNetworks.com.
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