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MSG Network Goes Backstage at the Most Anticipated Concert of the Season: Z100's Jingle Ball 2011

Exclusive Access and Interviews Highlight "Road to MSG: Z100's Jingle Ball 2011" Friday, December 16 at 8:30 p.m.

 

New York, NY (December 15, 2011) - For the second consecutive year, MSG Network will bring entertainment and music fans unparalleled access from the season's biggest concert – Z100's Jingle Ball 2011.

On Friday, December 16 at 8:30 p.m., MSG Network will give fans backstage passes to the event of the season with the all-new "Road to MSG: Z100's Jingle Ball 2011." Featuring exclusive interviews and access to green rooms and sound checks, the 30-minute "Road to MSG" episode provides music enthusiasts with front row seats to the special moments leading up to their favorite artists' performance at the "World's Most Famous Arena."

"It's almost a spiritual feeling when you hear that many people singing a song," said performer Kelly Clarkson, before taking the stage last Friday. "So during ‘Since You've Been Gone' I don't even have to sing – it's almost like the easiest venue ever to sing in – it's fun!"

In addition to providing exclusive access to last week's hot ticket, MSG Network will also give fans the opportunity to relive the excitement from last year's concert. Also on Friday, MSG Network will re-air "Road to MSG: Z100's Jingle Ball 2010" at 8:00 p.m. and "Fuse Presents: Z100's Jingle Ball 2010 Live From Madison Square Garden" at 9:00 p.m. featuring interviews and performances from Katy Perry, Selena Gomez, Enrique Iglesias and Bruno Mars.

Z100's Jingle Ball, the sold out annual holiday concert from Z100, New York's Hit Music Station, will be telecast on Fuse, the national television network dedicated to music, on Sunday, December 18 at 7:00 p.m. "Fuse Presents: Z100's Jingle Ball 2011 Live From Madison Square Garden" presented by Coca-Cola will feature performances, in HD, by Kelly Clarkson, Demi Lovato, Pitbull, LMFAO, Foster the People, Gym Class Heroes, Hot Chelle Rae and more.

For additional exclusive videos and photos, fans can visit www.msg.com.

About MSG Media
MSG Media is a leader in production and content development for multiple distribution platforms, including content originating from MSG's venues. MSG Media consists of the MSG Networks (MSG, MSG Plus, MSG HD and MSG Plus HD) regional sports networks and the Fuse Networks (Fuse and Fuse HD), a national television network dedicated to music. MSG Media is also responsible for managing interactive initiatives (online, mobile, VOD and iTV) across all business segments. MSG Media is part of The Madison Square Garden Company, a fully-integrated sports, media and entertainment business. The company is comprised of three business segments: MSG Sports, MSG Media and MSG Entertainment, which are strategically aligned to work together to drive the company's overall business, which is built on a foundation of iconic venues and compelling content that the company creates, produces, presents and/or distributes through its programming networks and other media assets. MSG Sports consists of owning and operating sports franchises, including the New York Knicks (NBA), the New York Rangers (NHL), the New York Liberty (WNBA), and the Connecticut Whale (AHL). MSG Sports also features the presentation of a wide variety of live sporting events including professional boxing, college basketball, track and field and tennis, as well as MSG Action Sports, an action sports and lifestyle division. MSG Entertainment creates, produces and/or presents a variety of live productions, including the Radio City Christmas Spectacular featuring the Radio City Rockettes. MSG Entertainment also presents or hosts other live entertainment events such as concerts, family shows and special events in MSG's diverse collection of venues. These venues include Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall, the Theater at Madison Square Garden, the Beacon Theatre, the Chicago Theatre and the Wang Theatre. More information is available at www.themadisonsquaregardencompany.com.

Contacts:

Dan Schoenberg
212-465-6367
dan.schoenberg@msg.com

Jahira Chambers
212-324-8640
jahira.chambers@msg.com

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