The CW will kick off its Fall season with an exclusive broadcast of Clear Channel’s iHeartRadio Music Festival, Monday, 10/1, 8:00-10:00 p.m. ET. The two-day concert event will take place Sept. 21-22 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
Artists scheduled to perform at this year’s iHeartRadio Music Festival include Usher, Bon Jovi, Taylor Swift, Swedish House Mafia, P!nk, Aerosmith, Rihanna, No Doubt, Lil Wayne, Miranda Lambert, Shakira, Brad Paisley, Enrique Iglesias, Green Day, Jason Aldean, Mary J. Blige, Linkin Park, deadmau5, Calvin Harris and Pitbull with more to be announced in the weeks prior to the event. The performances to be featured on The CW’s special will be determined and announced following the two-day concert event.
“The CW is thrilled to partner with Clear Channel to bring our viewers the exclusive TV broadcast of 2012 iHeartRadio Music Festival,” said Mark Pedowitz, President, The CW. “What better way to kick off our new fall season than with many of the music industry’s biggest acts on The CW.”
The following night, Tuesday, Oct. 2, The CW’s fall premiere week begins, with the season premiere of Hart of Dixie, 8:00-9:00 p.m. ET.