Hollywood Unlocked And Premiere Networks Partner To Launch Syndicated Radio Show In 50 Markets And iHeart Radio!
Premiere Networks and Hollywood Unlocked Founder/CEO Jason Lee have announced the launch of a brand new weekly radio show, “Hollywood Unlocked with Jason Lee.” The two-hour show will debut August 17 on 50 iHeartMedia Urban Contemporary stations nationwide, in addition to iHeartRadio.
Co-hosted by Melyssa Ford and DJ Damage, “Hollywood Unlocked with Jason Lee” will keep listeners up to date on the pulse of Hip Hop and pop culture. The new program will feature celebrity news, information and gossip, along with candid conversations with the stars who will bring truth to the latest stories and rumors.
“Hollywood Unlocked with Jason Lee” is the latest extension of Lee’s Hollywood Unlocked multiplatform empire – one of the nation’s top urban and entertainment brands that include the popular website www.TheHollywoodUnlocked.com; the “Hollywood Unlocked UNCENSORED” podcast; the Hollywood Unlocked YouTube channel, and events such as the Hollywood Unlocked Social Impact Brunch awards show.
“When I first started Hollywood Unlocked four years ago, I had a dream of having a national show,” said Lee. “After several years of working hard and never losing sight of my journey, this dream has now come into reality. Joining iHeartMedia and Premiere Networks with the likes of Ryan Seacrest, Big Boy, and The Breakfast Club is not only exciting, but also an honor to be added to this list of iconic trailblazers in the field of broadcast. We are excited to share with the iHeartRadio listeners our unfiltered and sometimes wild and hilarious way of asking the biggest celebrities questions that fans want answers to. Hold on for this exciting ride!”
Culture disruptor and multi-media powerhouse Lee has unlocked the secret to success in Hollywood. He built an ever-evolving brand empire through strategic campaign oversight, event production, and influential relationships with stars including Tiffany Haddish, Cardi B, Kris Jenner and Floyd Mayweather. In the competitive world of entertainment, Lee has elevated his brand recognition as a pivotal voice on “Love & Hip Hop,” MTV2’s “Wild N’ Out,” “The Wendy Williams Show,” “Dish Nation,” and many more. Lee continues to shine as the talent and face of the Hollywood Unlocked brand, which connects with millions of fans online, and via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.
“Jason has created a brand that connects millions of fans with celebrity news, pop culture and exclusive star interviews across multiple platforms, including events, digital, social media and podcasting,” said Doc Wynter, iHeartMedia Executive Vice President of Urban/Hip Hop Programming Strategy. “He’s a true influencer and we’re excited to partner with him to expand Hollywood Unlocked to radio listeners across the country.”
iHeartRadio featuring more than 250,000 podcasts, with more than 750 iHeartRadio Originals and is available on over 250 platforms and over 2,000 different connected devices — including smart speakers, digital auto dashes, tablets, wearables, smartphones, virtual assistants, televisions and gaming consoles. Visit iHeart.com/apps to download iHeartRadio and listen to “Hollywood Unlocked with Jason Lee” and “Hollywood Unlocked UNCENSORED” on your favorite device, beginning August 17!
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