BE-AT.TV Partners With Music Choice To Cover Top DJs, EDM Festivals
May 31, 2016 at 1:09 PM (PT)
BE-AT.TV has signed a new distribution deal with MUSIC CHOICE to take over two blocks of programming on the Dance/EDM music channel (3-5p [ET] and 10p-12a ) seven days a week featuring mixes from IBIZA SONICA and tracks from TRACKITDOWN. MUSIC CHOICE and BE-AT.TV’s co-branded facts and photos will appear on screen to complement the music experience for listeners.
BE-AT.TV founder and CEO RAY SMITH made the announcement.
MUSIC CHOICE is available to more than 55 million subscribers on COMCAST, TIME WARNER, CHARTER, VERIZON and COX, among other providers. The channel is also available to cable customers via musicchoice.com and the MUSIC CHOICE App.
The partnership provides access to the best live music and DJ sets from IBIZA and the world’s leading festivals including ULTRA, MOVEMENT, ADE and BPM.
Commented BE-AT.TV's SMITH: “As we expand globally, MUSIC CHOICE is a great partner to deliver our cutting-edge programming including high-profile events, DJs, clubs and festivals from around the world, to fans. This is one of a number of high-profile partnerships and launches that we’ll be announcing as we continue to grow.”
MUSIC CHOICE SVP Programming Strategy and Partnerships added: “MUSIC CHOICE’s Dance/EDM music channel has one of the highest TSL of all our stations and we are excited to bring the best Dance experiences from BE-AT.TV directly into the homes of our millions of viewers. This partnership helps us amplify our on air experience by putting some of the best DJ’s in the world on our popular music channel.”
Since its inception, BE-AT.TV's upcoming live streaming schedule includes over 100 live streams each week from the world’s best festivals and venues all across the world, and also encompasses a commerce component including sales of music and merchandise.
In 2014, BE-AT.TV was named Best Media Company at the prestigious DJ AWARDS.