This is cool: It’s been announced that the CW network will broadcast highlights from the iHeartRadio Music Festival on October 1 from 8-10 PM EST. No Doubt of course is performing on September 21 at the two-day event taking place at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Tickets for the festival sold out within 8 minutes last Saturday,but there are ways to win here,and the show will be streamed live on iHeartRadio, Yahoo! and Xbox. Participating artists featured on the CW broadcast to be announced later-hopefully several of No Doubt’s performances will be aired.
The CW network is kicking off its fall season with a concert.
The youth-skewing network on Wednesday announced that it would broadcast Clear Channel’s iHeartRadio Music festival, a two-day concert featuring musicians Usher, Bon Jovi, Taylor Swift, Aerosmith, Rihanna, No Doubt, Green Day, Mary J. Blige and more.
The Sept. 21-22 concert, set for the MGM Grant in Las Vegas, will be broadcast on Monday, Oct. 1 from 8-10 p.m. on the CW, with participating artists featured on the broadcast to be announced later.
The concert will jumpstart the CW’s fall season with the premiere of returning drama Hart of Dixie set for the following nit at 8 p.m.
“What better way to kick off our new fall season than with many of the music industry’s biggest acts on the CW,” CW president Mark Pedowitz said.
Added John Sykes, president of Clear Channel Entertainment Enterprises: “This exclusive broadcast event emphasizes our commitment to bringing great music and content to our audience anywhere they want it.”
Other artists scheduled to participate include Pink, Lil Wayne, Miranda Lambert, Shakira, Brad Paisley, Enrique Iglesias, Jason Aldean, deadmau5, Calvin Harris and Pitbull, with more expected to be announced.