IHEARTRADIO JOINS QUIBI'S DAILY MUSIC NEWS SHOW 'POP5'
Pop5 is Hosted by Tim Kash and Produced by Mission Control Media
Los Angeles, CA - April 1, 2020 - Today, Quibi announced that iHeartRadio has joined as a partner of the new 'Pop5' daily music news show produced by Mission Control Media. Hosted by esteemed music reporter, Tim Kash (UK's 'Top of the Pops,' 'MTV News'), Pop5 by iHeartRadio will be part of Quibi's Daily Essentials giving the viewers the latest in pop music news.
The daily, fast-paced show is a colorful collage of must-know information about pop music today. It will highlight everything that is worth talking about in popular music right now including going behind the scenes with today's biggest artists and diving into why songs are at the top of the charts.
As part of the partnership, iHeartRadio will offer Pop5 access to talent and content at iHeartRadio's nationally-recognized marque events, intimate performances in the iHeartRadio Theater LA and NY including Album Release Parties, Icons Live events and more. In addition, iHeartRadio on air personalities from across the country will host "Pop City," a recurring segment where they share what music people are listening to in their cities. iHeartRadio will also provide music research and data to help produce the show and inform segments.
Launching April 6, Pop5 by iHeartRadio will premiere a new episode every weekday, as part of Quibi's Daily Essentials programming. Daily Essentials are a unique content offering from Quibi. Curated daily into minutes-long bites of news, entertainment and inspiration, Quibi's Daily Essentials will quickly give viewers everything they need to know - and why it matters.
Hosted by: Tim Kash
Executive Producers: Fernando Hernandez, Dwight D. Smith, Michael Agbabian of Mission Control Media, and John Sykes, Rachel Herskovitz and Ina Burke of iHeartMedia.
Produced by: Mission Control Media
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About Tim Kash
Born in London, England - Tim Kash is a television host, veteran interviewer and music journalist who rose to prominence as the host of BBC's flagship music show Top Of The Pops and as the face of MTV and MTV News. He currently resides in LA.
iHeartMedia (NASDAQ: IHRT) is the number one audio company in the United States, reaching
nine out of 10 Americans every month - and with its quarter of a billion monthly listeners, has a greater reach than any other media company in the U.S. The company's leadership position in audio extends across multiple platforms, including more than 850 live broadcast stations in over 150 markets; digital radio via its iHeartRadio digital service available across more than 250 platforms and 2,000 devices; through its on-air influencers; social; branded iconic live music events; and podcasts as the #1 commercial podcast publisher. iHeartMedia also leads the audio industry in analytics, targeting and attribution for its marketing partners with its SmartAudio product, using data from its massive consumer base. Visit iHeartMedia.com for more company information.
About Mission Control Media
Named repeatedly by Real Screen as one of the top non-scripted production companies in the world, Mission Control Media, Inc. was formed by veteran television producers Michael Agbabian and Dwight D. Smith in 2008 with an eye on producing premium content. Mission Control shows have garnered widespread acclaim while earning a multitude of awards. Signature series include the hit NBC game show Hollywood Game Night as well as Face Off, the long running Critics Choice Award-winning competition show about special effects make-up. In addition to multiple other projects, Mission Control Media is currently producing the Quibi dance competition series Floored with host Liza Koshy as well as The Soup for E!
Quibi is a mobile-first media technology platform bringing together the best of Silicon Valley and Hollywood. Headquartered in Los Angeles, Quibi is the first entertainment platform built for easy, on-the-go mobile viewing, allowing today's leading studios and creative talent to tell original stories in an entirely new way. For more information visit www.quibi.com. Follow Quibi on Facebook @QuibiUS and on Twitter @Quibi.