Dick Clark To Partner With Gary Bryan On Show
December 17, 2008 at 1:21 PM (PT)
UNITED STATIONS RADIO NETWORKS announced TODAY (12/17) that the long-running program, "DICK CLARK’s Rock, Roll & Remember," will merge its production efforts and its affiliate lineup with "Rewind with GARY BRYAN." The newly merged program will be known as "DICK CLARK Presents Rewind with GARY BRYAN."
Simultaneously, CLARK is announcing his intent to build out a new web portal targeted to Classic Hits/Oldies consumers. The new site will debut soon at www.dickclarkonline.com.
In making the announcement regarding the newly merged programs, USRN’s NICK VERBITSKY commented, "The DICK CLARK name is the most respected and trusted brand in all of broadcasting, and we’re thrilled to continue to work with DICK to create new outlets for his legacy in radio. We’re excited to see DICK’s leap into new media with his new website, and we’re excited about our new radio partnership with GARY BRYAN and KRTH."
DICK CLARK added, "I’m thrilled to be working with GARY BRYAN, KRTH PD JHANI KAYE, his team and everyone involved in this project. Radio has always been my first love in broadcasting, and this is a fantastic way to continue that love affair."
GARY BRYAN also noted, "It’s an honor to be working with DICK CLARK, NICK VERBITSKY and the entire UNITED STATIONS team. We’re excited about the opportunity to collaborate with an American icon, and to weave DICK’s amazing legacy throughout our show. It’s going to be a blast!"