ACCESS HOLLYWOOD GOES LIVE ON iTUNES
"ACCESS HOLLYWOOD" BRINGS iTUNES CUSTOMERS TOP ENTERTAINMENT NEWS WITH DAILY VIDEO PODCAST SUBSCRIPTION
"Access Hollywood" Moments Available Now At iTunes Music Store Under Podcasts Section
Nancy O'Dell and Billy Bush Bring iTunes Music Store Customers Special Pre-Oscar(r) Coverage Download Available Starting Today
BURBANK, Calif. -- March 1, 2006 -- NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution's hit entertainment newsmagazine "Access Hollywood" brings iTunes (www.itunes.com ) customers top entertainment news with a simple subscription to daily "Access Hollywood" video podcasts, it was announced today by "Access Hollywood" Executive Producer Rob Silverstein.
Exclusive "Access Hollywood" moments are available now on the iTunes Music Store with a subscription to daily video podcasts. The subscription is currently available in the "Podcast" section by searching for "Access Hollywood." Some of the latest video podcasts that will be available this week include an "Access Uncut" interview with Britney Spears from New Orleans, an exclusive report from Maria Menounos from Mardi Gras and a "Couples Uncensored" segment with Shaquille and Shaunie O'Neal.
"iTunes gives our youthful and energetic viewers a new format to view the top entertainment news stories keeping it right in the palm of their hands," says Silverstein. "This daily video podcast subscription is easy-to-use and gives our viewers and iTunes customers an incredibly convenient way to keep them 'in the know' with exclusive access to the stars."
In addition to daily video podcasts, "Access Hollywood's" Nancy O'Dell and Billy Bush bring iTunes Music Store customers a six-minute long pre-Oscar(r) coverage download compiled specifically for iTunes. The download will be available starting today in the "TV Show" section under the "NBC" page. The pre-Oscar(r) special includes exclusive "Access Hollywood" moments including candid reactions and coverage from the big nomination day.
About Access Hollywood
Currently in its 10th season in national syndication, "Access Hollywood" is taped on Stage 1 at the NBC Studios in Burbank, California, where the show is headquartered. The senior production team responsible for "Access Hollywood" consists of Executive Producer Rob K. Silverstein, senior producer Claudia Eaton, producer Robert Jarrin and supervising producers Adam Jordan, Mike Marson and Ryan Patterson.
In addition to the Burbank newsroom of more than 100 dynamic producers, researchers and writers, "Access Hollywood" also maintains a fully staffed New York bureau and has producers and correspondents around the world contributing to its half-hour weekday and hour-long weekend editions. Seen in more than 90% of the country, "Access Hollywood" airs on major market affiliates, including the NBC Universal Television owned stations. "Access Hollywood" is produced by NBC and distributed by NBC Universal Television Distribution.