Premiere Networks and Beatport, an SFX Entertainment company, have announced the launch of “The Evolution Beatport Show with Pete Tong.” The new program reflects the rebranding and expansion of the Premiere-syndicated program “Evolution with Pete Tong,” which launched in May 2013 and currently broadcasts weekly on more than 80 stations nationwide, including Z100 in New York, 102.7 KIIS-FM in Los Angeles and 103.5 KISS-FM in Chicago, in addition to iHeartRadio.
Effective immediately, the popular electronic dance music (EDM) program has expanded from one hour to two hours weekly. Iconic radio DJ Pete Tong now also features exclusive content, breaking music news and releases, DJ chart updates and the top dance tracks from Beatport. Tong continues to present his essential new tune of the week and feature guest mixes from EDM’s biggest stars, while showcasing the best music from the biggest and most influential DJs, artists and dance music producers in the world.
“I’m very excited to be teaming up with Beatport and extending my national show to two hours,” said Tong. “It’s an important step in bringing more great electronic dance music to a mass audience and I’m sure the start of a special relationship with a great strategic partner.”