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The CW to Broadcast the iHeartRadio Music Festival

 width=The CW announced today that it will kick off its Fall 2012 season with an exclusive broadcast of ‘s massive Music Festival, Monday, Oct. 1, 8:00-10:00 p.m. . The two-day concert event will take place Sept. 21-22 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas, .

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, , Miranda Lambert, Shakira, Brad Paisley, Enrique Iglesias, Green Day, Jason Aldean, Mary J. Blige, Linkin Park, deadmau5, Calvin Harris and with more to be announced in the weeks prior to the event. The performances to be featured on The CW’s Oct. 1 special will be determined and announced following the two-day concert event.

“The inaugural iHeartRadio Music Festival was an amazing experience for our and across America, and this year’s lineup is again going to exceed all expectations. With CW as the Festival’s TV broadcast partner, we can give people who can’t be in Las Vegas the ability to watch this extraordinary event from their own living rooms,” said John Sykes, President of iHeartmedia (formerly Clear Channel) Entertainment Enterprises. “This exclusive broadcast event emphasizes our commitment to bringing great music and content to our anywhere they want it.”

“The CW is thrilled to partner with iHeartmedia (formerly 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.

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