Ryan Seacrest Buys Civic Entertainment Group
December 5, 2012 at 5:15 AM (PT)
RYAN SEACREST is expanding his empire again with the purchase by his SEACREST GLOBAL GROUP of marketing company CIVIC ENTERTAINMENT GROUP, reports the NEW YORK TIMES' BRIAN STELTER. Terms were not disclosed.
The deal, to be announced TODAY (12/5), brings the agency, which has counted the NFL, HBO, A&E, CNN, and NBC among its clients and created the "CNN Grill" used for the cable network's political convention coverage and SXSW and NBC's "Education Nation" campaign, into the syndicated and CLEAR CHANNEL Top 40 KIIS/LOS ANGELES host and television personality's growing portfolio of companies and associations. CIVIC will continue to be operated by its co-founders STUART RUDERFER and DAVID COHN.