Radio Disney Enters Syndication With Rick Dees
As it continues to spread its brand away from reliance on its network of mostly AM stations, Radio Disney will begin to syndicate its weekly Top 30 Countdown in a partnership with Dees Entertainment.
Billboard reports that the program will continue to be hosted by Disney’s Ernie D. Martinez and offered to CHR and Hot AC stations, with whom they will attempt to expand local cross-promotional opportunities and events with.
Dees Entertainment, founded and run by Rick Dees, will be responsible for affiliate relations.
In the statement to Billboard Dees said, “Disney is synonymous with world-class family programming, and Ernie Martinez brings likeability and broad appeal as well as relevant music for kids and families, a reason why this show has such terrific potential for stations who are looking for family-friendly music programming,”