GAC Nights And Citadel Discontinue Partnership
August 4, 2009 at 9:25 AM (PT)
CITADEL MEDIA has announced that as of SEPTEMBER 30th, they will discontinue syndication of GAC NIGHTS LIVE FROM NASHVILLE.
CITADEL released a statement noting, "We truly appreciate the efforts of the entire show crew and also wish to thank the stations that have been our affiliation partners in airing the program. CITADEL MEDIA remains committed to the Country format, which boasts some of the most gifted artists in music entertainment and most passionate fans. Our Country portfolio includes AMERICAN COUNTRY COUNTDOWN," with KIX BROOKS and two 24-hour networks – Today’s Best Country and Real Country. This portfolio will continue to grow and offer new content for our affiliates and advertisers."
In response, GAC President ED HARDY released the following statement: "We are disappointed with Citadel's decision to discontinue its syndication partnership for GAC Nights Radio Live from NASHVILLE. BUZZ BRAINARD (host), DONNA HUGHES (Producer) and RENEE McNEIL (Associate Producer), are an outstanding broadcast team and we thank them for their work and devotion, and we also want to express our appreciation to the affiliate radio stations that carried the show. GAC has received interest from several potential syndication partners and will explore all options for continuing GAC Nights Radio Live from NASHVILLE. GAC remains committed to being the leader in country music entertainment, connecting the passionate fan base with the artists and music they love."
For more information, contact LOUIS ADAMS at CITADEL MEDIA at firstname.lastname@example.org.