PRI Adds U.S. Distribution Rights For Two More CBC Shows
April 15, 2010 at 4:34 AM (PT)
PUBLIC RADIO INTERNATIONAL has inked an expansion of its partnership with the CBC, becoming exclusive distributor in the U.S. for two more CBC programs. PRI presently distributes author JONATHAN GOLDSTEIN's weekly "WIRETAP" comedy series and will now exclusively distribute the daily "AS IT HAPPENS" news magazine show and "Q," JIAN GHOMESHI's daily arts and variety show.
PRI Content SVP MELINDA WARD said, "We are very pleased to expand our partnership with the CBC. Through these programs, PRI enhances the range of perspectives and unique voices that we make available, and I'm delighted to be doing so with our northern neighbors."
CBC Radio PD CHRIS BOYCE added, "We're thrilled to collaborate with PRI in presenting our programs to new listeners. We believe that our CBC programs will complement and enrich the on-air/online experience of American listeners. We look forward to an innovative and exciting partnership."
PRI will begin distributing "Q" on MAY 31st and "AS IT HAPPENS" on JULY 1st.