FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, July 25th, 2023
IHEARTMEDIA/PREMIERE NETWORKS AND NBC SPORTS RENEW MULTIPLATFORM DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT FOR THE DAN PATRICK SHOW
The Dan Patrick Show Will Continue to be Heard on More Than 360 Radio Stations Nationwide on iHeartMedia’s Premiere Networks and Stream Live and On Demand on Peacock
NEW YORK, N.Y. – July 25, 2023 – iHeartMedia, the number one audio company in the United States, and NBC Sports announced today that each has a renewed multiplatform distribution agreement for “The Dan Patrick Show,” one of the leading sports talk radio programs in America hosted by Emmy and Marconi award-winning media personality Dan Patrick.
“The Dan Patrick Show” entertains fans across the U.S. every weekday with a production team that includes Paul Pabst, Patrick O’Connor, Todd Fritz and Marvin Prince, known as the Danettes. “The Dan Patrick Show” is known for its extensive A-list interviews from the world of sports and entertainment, as well as its unique blend of situational comedy, breaking sports news, unparalleled insider access and pop culture commentary.
As part of the agreement, iHeartMedia’s Premiere Networks will continue its role as the exclusive, global digital and terrestrial audio distribution partner for “The Dan Patrick Show.” A key member of FOX Sports Radio’s industry-leading lineup, the program can be heard Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. ET on more than 360 radio stations nationwide, in addition to being available on FOX Sports Radio’s channel on iHeartRadio, www.FOXSportsRadio.com, and other platforms. Launched in October 2007, the three-time Marconi Award-winning program continues to expand its audience, attracting 7.3 million monthly podcast downloads.
“The Dan Patrick Show” will also continue to stream on Peacock every weekday from 9:00 a.m. to 12 p.m. ET, with the show’s audio available on NBC Sports Audio Channel 85 on SiriusXM. All content from “The Dan Patrick Show” will remain available on demand in addition to streaming live. Also, top moments from the show are featured in the service’s Trending section, a hub for short-form content updated daily, including sports highlights, pop culture updates, and shorter interview and news segments.
Additionally, Patrick will continue to work with iHeartMedia to produce The Dan Patrick Podcast Network. Launched in August 2020 and distributed by iHeartPodcasts, the network features a slate of original entertainment and sports podcasts co-produced by Patrick, iHeartPodcasts and Workhouse Media, including “Dan Patrick Takes a Gamble,” “More To It with Marcellus Wiley,” and others.
“I could not be more excited to extend each of my partnerships with NBC Sports/Peacock and iHeartRadio’s Fox Sports Radio Network for many years to come, and I am thrilled that this announcement is being made jointly,” said Patrick. “I love doing my show every day with the Danettes and the rest of my team. We work hard to deliver for our loyal fans, and I’m honored that they keep inviting us into their lives every day. I want to thank Rick Cordella, Julie Talbott and Bob Pittman for their continued belief and passion in my show. I also want to say thank you to my agent, Paul Anderson of Workhouse Media, for doing his job to get these deals done while I focused on doing mine for our fans.”
“‘The Dan Patrick Show’ has built a loyal following due to its unique combination of sports expertise, unmatched humor, and interviews with the most sought-after guests in sports and entertainment,” said Rick Cordella, President, Programming, NBC Sports and Peacock Sports. “Dan is quite simply one of the most talented and entertaining sports hosts of all time with the rare ability to authentically connect with his audience. With this agreement, Dan and the Danettes will entertain Peacock’s growing sports audience for years to come.”
“Dan Patrick is one of the biggest stars in sports media and entertainment, and we couldn’t be happier to extend our partnership,” said Julie Talbott, President of Premiere Networks. “Dan continues to raise the bar. He’s built a loyal following across multiple platforms by producing the highest-quality content, and he continues to deliver remarkable results for our partners. We look forward to working together for the foreseeable future.”
Dan Patrick is represented by Paul Anderson of Workhouse Media, Inc.
About Dan Patrick
Dan Patrick is one of America’s legendary sports journalists and a revered member of the national media industry. In 2021 he was inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame and in 2020, he was inducted into the National Sports Media Association (NSMA) Hall of Fame. Winning the 2022, 2018 and 2012 Marconi Award for Network/Syndicated Personality of the Year, “The Dan Patrick Show” is known for extensive A-list interviews from the world of sports entertainment. Nationally syndicated by FOX Sports Radio, the program airs on more than 360 stations nationwide. In August 2020, Patrick signed a deal with NBCUniversal’s Peacock to add a live video stream of “The Dan Patrick Show.” Patrick also signed a deal with iHeartMedia in 2020 to launch The Dan Patrick Podcast Network, featuring a slate of iHeartRadio original podcasts co-produced by Patrick, iHeartRadio and Workhouse Media. Patrick recently wrapped season two of the Amazon Music Original, “That Scene with Dan Patrick.”
About NBC Sports
NBC Sports connects people to the moments that matter most and serves sports fans 24/7 with premier live events, insightful studio shows, and compelling original programming. As the sports division of NBCUniversal, NBC Sports presents premier content across linear platforms NBC, USA Network, Golf Channel, as well numerous digital sites, including Peacock. NBC Sports possesses an unparalleled collection of media rights agreements, partnering with some of the most prestigious sports properties in the world: the International Olympic Committee and United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee, the NFL, Big Ten Conference, NASCAR, INDYCAR, PGA TOUR, Notre Dame, The R&A, PGA of America, USGA, Churchill Downs, Premier League, MLB, Tour de France, Roland-Garros, and many more. It also consists of NBC Sports Next, a subdivision of NBC Sports and home to all NBCUniversal digital applications in sports and technology within its three groups: Youth & Recreational Sports, Golf, and Betting & Gaming.
Peacock is NBCUniversal’s premium streaming service providing audiences a singular, unmatched content destination. As one of the most complete streaming products on the market, Peacock offers exclusive breakout original series; more than 5,000 hours of live sports; hit movies right after theaters from Universal Pictures, Focus Features, DreamWorks Animation and Illumination; next-day access to all new shows from NBC and Bravo; fan-favorite library content; daily live news; as well as live channels from brands including Hallmark and WWE. Built on the foundation of NBCUniversal with a spirit that is all Peacock, the platform delivers for its audiences with innovative technology, creative partnerships, and entertainment that is truly entertaining.
About iHeartMedia, Inc.
iHeartMedia, Inc. [Nasdaq: IHRT] is the leading audio media company in America, reaching over 90% of Americans every month. iHeart’s broadcast radio assets alone have more consumer reach in the U.S. than any other media outlet; twice the reach of the next largest broadcast radio company; and over four times the ad-enabled reach of the largest digital only audio service. iHeart is the largest podcast publisher according to Podtrac, with more downloads than the next two podcast publishers combined, and has the number one social footprint among audio players, with seven times more followers than the next audio media brand, and the only fully integrated audio ad tech solution
across broadcast, streaming and podcasts. The company continues to leverage its strong audience connection and unparalleled consumer reach to build new platforms, products and services. Visit iHeartMedia.com for more company information.
About Premiere Networks
Premiere Networks, a subsidiary of iHeartMedia, syndicates more than 100 radio programs and services to more than 8,000 radio affiliations and reaches a quarter billion listeners monthly. Premiere offers the best in talk, entertainment and sports programming featuring the following personalities: Ryan Seacrest, Glenn Beck, Delilah, Steve Harvey, Clay Travis, Buck Sexton, George Noory, Dan Patrick, Colin Cowherd, Granger Smith, John Boy and Billy, Sean Hannity, Elvis Duran, Mario Lopez, Bobby Bones, Johnjay and Rich, Big Boy, Brooke & Jeffrey, Doug Gottlieb, Enrique Santos, Nancy Grace, and others. For more information, please visit www.PremiereNetworks.com.
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