ACM, CBS And Dick Clark Productions Sign New Deal
January 25, 2012 at 8:55 AM (PT)
The ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC, CBS-TV, and DICK CLARK PRODUCATIONS have announced a new 10-year deal TODAY (1/25) which will keep the annual “ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS” broadcasted on CBS-TV until 2021. In addition to the annual awards telecast, the new agreement also includes the continued broadcast of annual two-hour ACM specials.
CBS CORPORATION Pres./CEO LESLIE MOONVES said, "The ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC represents a highly valued partnership for our company and the awards show is one of the marquee broadcasts on our network. It is an entertainment event that continues to grow in scope and popularity, and we look forward to working with the ACM and DICK CLARK PRODUCATIONS to build on this great momentum over the next decade."
ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC CEO BOB ROMEO said, “The ACADEMY has been home at CBS for 14 years, and we’re thrilled to continue that winning partnership over the next decade. With our friends at CBS and our partners at DICK CLARK PRODUCTIONS, we’ve grown the ACADEMY’s brand and television properties, consistently delivering hits that country music fans can count on. We look forward to 10 more years of incredible entertainment programming that brings fans the best that country music has to offer."