FREEFORM KICKS OFF SUMMER WITH 'IHEARTRADIO WANGO TANGO,'
ON SUNDAY, JUNE 3
- Network to Air Special from iHeartRadio's Annual Summer Bash -
On SUNDAY, JUNE 3 (8:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. EDT), Freeform and iHeartMedia will officially kick off summer with the broadcast of "iHeartRadio Wango Tango," the highly-anticipated annual summer concert in Los Angeles, marking the first time the event will be televised. Hosted by Ryan Seacrest, the concert will feature performances by Ariana Grande, Shawn Mendes, Meghan Trainor, 5 Seconds of Summer, NF, Miguel, Janelle Monáe and Marshmello with a special guest performance by Logic, with more to be announced.
The annual ticketed event will take place at the all-new Banc of California Stadium in Los Angeles, on Saturday, June 2. Fans will have the opportunity to catch all the action, including performances and behind-the-scenes fun, the following evening on Freeform at 8:00 p.m. EDT/PDT.
"Our commitment to bringing unique and compelling programming to young adult audiences is at the core of our brand," said Karey Burke, executive vice president of Programming and Development at Freeform. "To be able to partner with iHeartRadio and bring this iconic annual summer concert to television for the first time in its twenty year history is remarkable."
"iHeartRadio Wango Tango" is produced John Sykes, Tom Poleman and Lee Rolontz for iHeartMedia and Michael Dempsey for Dempsey Productions.
Part of Disney|ABC Television, Freeform connects to audiences and goes beyond entertainment with bold, original programming and immersive social engagement. As Disney's young adult television and streaming network, it delivers a unique mix of quality original and acquired series, plus fan-favorite movies and the holiday events "13 Nights of Halloween" and "25 Days of Christmas." The Freeform app is a service that allows viewers with participating TV subscription services access to 24/7 live viewing of the network, as well as continued on-demand access via a wide array of devices.
With over a quarter of a billion monthly broadcast listeners in the U.S. and over 129 million social followers, iHeartMedia has the largest national reach of any radio or television outlet in America. As the leading media company in the U.S., iHeartMedia serves over 150 local markets through 849 owned radio stations, and the company's radio stations and content can be heard on AM/FM, on satellite, at iHeartRadio.com, on the company's station websites and on iHeartRadio, iHeartMedia's digital music, podcast, on demand and live streaming radio service, available on over 250 platforms and 2000 devices, including on digital auto dashes, tablets, wearables and smartphones, on virtual assistants, smart speakers, TVs and gaming consoles.
iHeartRadio offers users the country's top live radio stations, personalized custom artist stations created by just one song or seed artist, on demand features and the top podcasts and personalities. The all-in-one digital service has more than 1.7 billion downloads, 110 million registered users and is the No. 1 commercial radio podcaster in the U.S.
iHeartMedia's platforms include radio broadcasting, online, mobile, digital, social, podcasts, personalities and influencers, live concerts and events, syndication, music research services and independent media representation. iHeartMedia is a division of iHeartMedia, Inc. (PINK: IHRTQ). Visit iHeartMedia.com for more company information.