ABC Radio Networks Inks Tom Kent
January 8, 2009 at 12:10 PM (PT)
ABC RADIO NETWORKS has inked veteran radio programmer and on-air personality TOM KENT to join the company's lineup effective FEBRUARY 2nd. KENT's syndicated offerings consist of his live daily show weeknights 7-midnight ET, "THE ULTIMATE PARTY" on SATURDAY evenings, and "MY 70S SHOW" on SUNDAYS. ABC will handle affiliate relations and distribution for the TOM KENT RADIO NETWORK.
"TOM is truly a maestro who moves and conducts the music on his shows with genuine energy while understanding how each song relates to his listeners' lives," said SVP of Programming and Distribution CARL ANDERSON. "His career has been built on recognizing the needs of the adult audience and engaging them with entertaining content and the music they want to hear. We’re proud to welcome him to our network family and make his shows available to our affiliates."
"With each of our shows, the goal is to create a fun experience for the listener complete with all the classic songs they love plus the banter and listener interaction that ties it all together," said KENT. "We’ve been able to reach so many people who appreciate the brand of radio we’re delivering. With the emergence of new technologies and the growing need for real content, I’m delighted to join forces with the ABC RADIO NETWORKS team who will move us to the next level."