WKTU Offers Wall-To-Wall MJ Memorial Coverage
July 6, 2009 at 3:50 PM (PT)
CLEAR CHANNEL Rhythmic AC WKTU/NEW YORK will honor the memory and music of MICHAEL JACKSON by presenting comprehensive on-air and online coverage of the memorial event on TUESDAY, JULY 7th. The coverage includes:
* Morning hosts CUBBY and CINDY will emcee a one-hour pre-show featuring MICHAEL JACKSON music, live updates from the STAPLES CENTER, commentary and a retrospective of MICHAEL JACKSON. The show will begin at noon ET. This pre-show will be made available through PREMIERE RADIO NETWORKS for on-air broadcast on CLEAR CHANNEL stations and HD2 channels nationwide, and will also be distributed online via a special, newly created MICHAEL JACKSON Channel on the IHEARTRADIO application for iPHONES and BLACKBERRIES.
* The audio from the MICHAEL JACKSON memorial services at THE STAPLES CENTER will stream on KTU.COM beginning at 1p TOMORROW. A MICHAEL JACKSON Tribute page on KTU.COM will feature a link to the special broadcast, which is expected to run approximately three hours.
At the conclusion, encore presentations will air continuously online and on the MICHAEL JACKSON Channel on IHEARTRADIO. From 1-5p TOMORROW, KTU will play three MICHAEL JACKSON songs an hour while the memorial services are happening for those that are at-work, but can't watch/listen to the memorial services.
* Finally, from 5p-midnight night, WKTU will play non-stop MJ songs; listeners requests will be accepted on KTU.COM.